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Father confesses to keeping daughter as sex slave in dungeon

29. April 2008

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An Austrian man has confessed to imprisoning his daughter for 24 years in a windowless basement cell and fathering seven children with her, three of whom “never saw sunlight” until they were freed over the weekend, police said. Josef Fritzl, now 73, also told investigators that he tossed the body of one of the children […]

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ISRO launches 10 satellites in one go-A record

29. April 2008

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Indian Space Research Organization (ISRO) created a world record yesterday when it successfully placed into orbit 10 satellites in one go by its PSLV-C9 rocket. The 230 tonne rocket launched in perfect conditions from Satish Dhawan Space Centre at Sriharikota carried 824 kg of satellites. The satellites included two Indian and foreign satellites. The first […]

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A breather for Indian Hockey, IHF dissolved

28. April 2008

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Its finally curtains for Mr. KPS Gill and “his” Indian Hockey Federation. The long due judgment has been done and IHF has been suspended by Indian Olympic Association under its guidelines. Mr Suresh Kalmadi, head of IOA just announced the decision (that was taken unanimously) in a press conference. The decision brings to an end […]

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Harbhajan slaps Sreesanth!

28. April 2008

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If you are debating on whether there is any place for antics like sledging in sports, wait for a minute and think again, because Harbhajan Singh has added another chapter to unwanted things in sports.Harbhajan Singh slapped his Indian team mate Shantakumaran Sreesanth right in the middle of the field in front of a thousand […]

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Mother!

15. April 2008

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Four months into her pregnancy, Lorraine Allard was devastated to learn she was in the advanced stages of cancer. Doctors advised her to have an abortion and start chemotherapy straight away. Instead, with steadfast courage, she insisted on waiting long enough to give her unborn son a chance to survive, telling her husband Martyn: “If […]

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