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Funded by Delhi government and run by NGO People's Welfare Society, the kitchen has been cooking for migrant workers & homeless people since 29 March.
The UP govt had suspended two teachers and a case was registered against Hindi journalist Pawan Jaiswal and the representative of Hinauta village for allegedly maligning the image of the state.
Researchers conducted tests on students of Classes 5 and 7 in Delhi government schools to find the effect of mid-day meals on children’s learning outcomes.
The Guild has also expressed concern over travel restrictions on journalists, referring to Gowhar Geelani case.
Akshaya Patra, an NGO under International Society for Krishna Consciousness (ISKCON), has come under fire from civil society groups in Karnataka for not using onion and garlic in the midday meals they serve in government schools. ThePrint asks: Should Karnataka govt push for onion, garlic in midday meal or let ISKCON follow own plan? Why should adding onion and garlic to midday meals be a problem? H.D. Kumaraswamy Chief Minister of Karnataka Onions and garlic help maintain good health. So, the question I would like to raise is, why should it be a problem in adding it in the midday meals that are served to children in the state? Let food experts and doctors also explain the benefits. Food experts should advise the government whether to use these ingredients. Karnataka government is seeking the opinions of dietitians, food scientists and others on the advantages and disadvantages of onion and garlic. Then the government will take a...