Hyderabad, Feb 21: A city-based chain of restaurants has entered into the 'Limca Book of Records 2019' for the most number of servings of biryani in a calendar year.

Paradise Food Court had dished out over 70 lakh servings in 2017, a press release from the restaurant said Thursday.

"Limca Book has recorded that Paradise Food Court has sold 70,44,289 biryani servings between January 1, 2017 and December 31, 2017....The achievement is recorded in the 2019 edition of the Limca Book of Records," the release said.

Chief executive officer of Paradise Food Court Gautam Gupta said, "Entering the Limca Book of Records and being rated as the Restaurant Serving Best Biryani by the Asia Food Congress give us twin joy, and a testament to the love our loyal customers shower on us."

For over six decades, Paradise has been an integral part of Hyderabad culture, its culinary uniqueness and has been the destination for every occasion and celebration irrespective of the season, it added.

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New Delhi: The Supreme Court Tuesday asked the Centre to set up a portal within 24 hours for dissemination of real time information on the coronavirus pandemic to counter the panic being spread through fake news.

The top court, which observed that panic will destroy more lives than the virus, asked the Centre to get trained counsellors and community leaders of all faiths to calm down the migrants, who are kept in shelter homes across the country.

It also asked the Centre to ensure that migration is stopped and to take care of food, shelter, nourishment and medical needs of the people and also to follow up of cases of the virus, also called COVID-19.

The Centre told the apex court that the suggestion to sprinkle water and chemicals on migrants to sanitise them does not work scientifically and is not the right way.

The top court, which refused to restrain the High Courts from taking up the issue of migrants, said they may monitor the issue more closely.

It however asked the Centre to tell the government lawyers to inform the high courts about the orders passed by the apex court.

A bench of Chief Justice S A Bobde and L Nageswara Rao, which took up two PILs on the issue of migration through video conference, asked the Centre to look into the letter petitions filed by Kerala MP from Kasaragod constituency Rajmohan Unnithan and one filed by a MP from West Bengal on the issues related to Coronavirus.

The bench asked the Centre to ensure that duties of managing the shelter homes, where migrants are being kept, are entrusted to volunteers and not to the police and there should not be any use of force or intimidation.

It asked the government that there must be adequate provisions of drinking water, food, beds and medicines in these shelters.