Students now require Aadhaar to get Mid Day Meal

AMN Students who are served cooked meal under the Mid Day Meal Scheme will now be required to have an Aadhaar card to avail the facility. The government is implementing the scheme to improve nutritional status of children studying in classes from 1st to 8th in government or government aided schools or Special Training Centres … Continue reading Students now require Aadhaar to get Mid Day Meal

No action taken to address causes behind suicides, observes SC

AMN / Supreme Court has expressed concern over farmers’ suicide due to indebtedness and crop failure. Hearing a public interest litigation filed by a voluntary organisation, the apex court asked the Centre to apprise it of the policy roadmap to address the burning issue. The bench headed by Chief Justice J.S. Khehar observed, the issue … Continue reading No action taken to address causes behind suicides, observes SC

President calls for women reservation in Parliament

President Pranab Mukherjee Friday called for reservation for women in Parliament, addressing a function in Chennai, Mr Mukherjee said, no society can call itself civilised, if it does not honour women. He said despite equal rights, the representation of women in Lok Sabha is just 11.3 per cent against the global average of 22.8 per … Continue reading President calls for women reservation in Parliament

2nd India- Australia Test begins at Bengaluru tomorrow

Indian captain Virat Kohli today assured that his team will never repeat the kind of bad performance and lack of intent that led to the humiliating opening Test loss to Australia in Pune. The Indians were hammered by 333 runs in the first Test inside three days in a stunning defeat, which ended their 19-match … Continue reading 2nd India- Australia Test begins at Bengaluru tomorrow