Poison

  • Watch: People of Bihar say don't politicise the mid day meal tragedy July 18, 2013

    The people of Bihar have spoken out strongly against politicising the midday meal tragedy that left 22 school children dead. "Strict punishment should be given to whoever is responsible. But it's wrong to blame the state government for this," said a Chhapra resident. "It's not just the families of the...
  • Bihar mid day meal deaths: Angry mob destroys school kitchen July 17, 2013

    Meanwhile, the Bihar Education Minister claimed the school principal's husband was a politician and supplied raw food items for the mid day meal. ...
  • News 360: Bihar govt alleges conspiracy in mid day meal tragedy July 17, 2013

    As the Bihar government alleges conspiracy in Chhapra mid day meal tragedy, the Centre has sought a report from the state government on the incident which left 22 children dead. ...
  • Bihar mid day meal death: Cook says the oil smelt differently July 17, 2013

    The cook, who prepared that meal in the school in Chhapra where 22 children died after eating mid day meals, says that it is possible that the cooking oil was contaminated because it smelt differently. The cook, Manju, is also in hospital as she had also eaten the same food...
  • Bihar mid day meal deaths: Oil was contaminated with pesticide, says govt July 17, 2013

    As the death toll in the Bihar mid day meal tragedy rose to 22, the Bihar government has claimed that the cooking oil was contaminated with pesticide and a political conspiracy cannot be ruled out. ...
  • Mid day meal woes in Delhi, sub-standard food served in govt schools July 17, 2013

    The Bihar tragedy has put focus back on the quality of food being served in mid day meals, this is a report from Delhi and it shows how a disaster is waiting to happen. ...
  • Bihar mid day meal: Forensic results awaited, says HRD Minister July 17, 2013

    A mid day meal that proved fatal for school children in Chhapra in Bihar has left 20 dead and over 30 hospitalised. The state government has ordered an inquiry. Human Resource Development Minister Pallam Raju has said that forensic results is waited. ...
  • Bihar mid day meal deaths: Protesters set police vehicles on fire July 17, 2013

    Violent protests erupted in Chhapra in Bihar on Wednesday where 20 children died on Tuesday after consuming mid day meal in their school. More than 50 others are in the hospital battling for life. ...
  • Bihar mid day meal deaths: Nitish govt responsible, says BJP July 17, 2013

    A mid day meal that proved fatal for school children in Chhapra in Bihar has left 20 dead and over 30 hospitalised. The BJP leader Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi has accused Nitish Kumar government for the crisis. ...
  • Taliban poisons 120 Afghan schoolgirls in classroom attacks May 24, 2012

    An unidentified toxic powder was used to contaminate the air in the classrooms by the Taliban in northern Afghanistan. ...
  • China-UK tension heats up over Briton's death April 18, 2012

    The wife of a former party chief has been arrested on suspicion of cyanide poisoning. ...
  • Beware of contaminated fruits and vegetables March 15, 2011

    Eating fresh vegetables and fruits may not always lead to good health as our food is being contaminated with rat poison and insecticides. ...
  • Srinagar authority kills dogs to check menace March 10, 2011

    Srinagar municipality is carrying out a sterilisation drive by poisoning dogs. ...
  • Watch: Dead birds rain in New Jersey January 27, 2009

    People were shocked and disgusted when hundreds of dead birds rained down on their homes. ...