Baran (India)

Type: City
Name: Baran (India)
Country: India
Latitude: 25.1
Longitude: 76.510002
population: 87,484
First reported Jul 17 2014 - Updated Jul 17 2014 - 1 reports

Clinton serves food to students in Jaipur

JAIPUR: Former US president Bill Clinton on Wednesday visited a kitchen run by an NGO to oversee a lunch programme that feeds over one million schoolchildren daily across India under the mid-day meal scheme.The kitchen is northern India’s largest run ... [Published The Gulf Today - Jul 17 2014]
First reported Jul 15 2014 - Updated Jul 16 2014 - 2 reports

Bill Clinton to visit Jaipur school kitchen today

Zee Media BureauJaipur: Former US president Bill Clinton, who arrived here late Monday night, will on Wednesday visit a kitchen run here by an NGO to oversee a lunch programme that feeds over one million school children daily across India.The kitchen ... [Published zeenews.com - Jul 16 2014]
First reported Jul 15 2014 - Updated Jul 15 2014 - 1 reports

Bill Clinton arrives in Jaipur

:Former US president Bill Clinton arrived here late Monday night to take a look at a lunch programme that feeds over a million school children everyday across the country, an official said. "Clinton arrived here at around 12.30 in the night by a chartered ... [Published ProKerala.com - Jul 15 2014]
First reported Jul 09 2014 - Updated Jul 09 2014 - 1 reports

Bill Clinton to visit NGO's kitchen to oversee mid-day meal

Former US president Bill Clinton will visit a kitchen run here by an NGO next week to oversee a lunch programme that feeds over one million school children daily across India.The kitchen in Jaipur is northern India's largest run by the NGO Akshay Pat ... [Published NewKerala.com - Jul 09 2014]
First reported Jul 04 2014 - Updated Jul 04 2014 - 1 reports

Mangalore: ISKCON's 'Akshaya Patra' Fighting Hunger by Providing Unlimited Food For Education

“No child in India shall be deprived of education because of hunger.” - Vision of Akshaya PatraMangalore : The Akshaya Patra Foundation is a not-for-profit organisation headquartered in Bangalore, India. The organisation strives to fight issues like hunger ... [Published Mangalorean - Jul 04 2014]
First reported Jun 24 2014 - Updated Jun 24 2014 - 1 reports

Over 3 lakh bonded labourers work in Rajasthan

JAIPUR: Babu Bhai, a sahariya adivasi in his 50s, spent 24 years of his life as a bonded labourer at Umrao Singh's farm at Chainpura in Kishanganj, Baran district. His father had died when he took a loan of Rs 3,000 and that led to his bondage with no ... [Published Times of India - Jun 24 2014]
First reported Jun 16 2014 - Updated Jun 16 2014 - 1 reports

Weather alerts issued for India on 16th June

WLight to moderate rain and thundershowers are likely at few places in Bastar, Kanker, Narayanpur, Rajnandgaon and Surguja districts with strong winds ranging between 40 kmph and 80 kmph during the next 2 to 6 hours.Weather alert for Rajasthan issued ... [Published Moneycontrol.com - Jun 16 2014]

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"Clinton visited the areas where rotis and curry were being cooked and the places where pulses were cleaned and stored. He also saw the rice cleaning machine and was really impressed by it" said Madhu Pandit Dasa, chairman of the Akshaya Patra Foundation
...He was taken to Oberoi Rajvilas hotel," a police official said, adding that there is no pre-fixed or official programme of Clinton for Tuesday. "On Wednesday, he (Clinton) will visit will a kitchen run here by an NGO to oversee a lunch programme that feeds over one million school children daily across India" official said The kitchen in Jaipur is northern India's largest run by the NGO Akshay Patra. It feeds almost 1.5 lakh people, including 1...
Nandana Acharaya Dasa said, " The organisation serves in Government and Government aided schools, mainly targeting children from economically disadvantaged households. With array of nutritious food on the menu, many children get attracted to school, enrol themselves and attend school regularly. For many children, who’d have to work for a square meal every day, the food comes as a boon not only because they can satiate their hunger but also because they get an opportunity to access education. Many studies show that Mid Day Meals aids to better health among children leading to better cognitive, social and emotional development, among children. There is visible increase in enrolment and retention of children in school with increase in attendance "

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Clinton serves food to students in Jaipur [Published The Gulf Today - Jul 17 2014]
Clinton serves food to school children in Jaipur [Published Mangalorean - Jul 16 2014]
Bill Clinton to visit Jaipur school kitchen today [Published zeenews.com - Jul 16 2014]
Bill Clinton to visit Jaipur's 'Akshaya Patra' ... [Published Times of India - Jul 15 2014]
Bill Clinton arrives in Jaipur [Published ProKerala.com - Jul 15 2014]
Bill Clinton to visit NGO's kitchen to oversee ... [Published NewKerala.com - Jul 09 2014]
Mangalore: ISKCON's 'Akshaya Patra' Fighting Hu... [Published Mangalorean - Jul 04 2014]
Over 3 lakh bonded labourers work in Rajasthan [Published Times of India - Jun 24 2014]
Weather alerts issued for India on 16th June [Published Moneycontrol.com - Jun 16 2014]
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