Orissa

No Bird Flu Cases In Orissa, Says Nayak

Bird FluNo bird flu case has been reported from any part of the state, says Golak Bihari Nayak, Orissa fisheries & animal resources development minister.

Mr. Nayak also told that the blood samples, which have been collected from the villages neighboring the affected West Bengal have screened negative.

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Orphaned by AIDS, siblings long for a normal life

Orphaned by AIDS, siblings long for a normal lifeSora (Orissa), Feb 15: Eleven-year old Akshya and his seven-year old sister Rani, who have lost their parents to AIDS, are struggling to survive as they live in a state of misery because their stepmother Bharati Khuntia is also an AIDS victim.

Akshya and Rani, who have not been diagnosed with AIDS, are at present living in Sora village of Orissa’s Balasore District, with Khuntia.

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