Bird flu under control

KATHMANDU: Dr Prabhakar Pathak, director general, Livestock Department, on Friday said the bird flu had been taken under control in Pokhara. He said the government had provided compensation to farmers for the killed fowls. The ministry provided Rs 100 per chicken, 50 paisa per egg and Rs 5 per kg of bran as relief. Pokhara and its neighbourhoods were on high alert since January 4.