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Second British bank to ask shareholders for cash injection
London, April 28 (DPA) Britain's biggest mortgage lender, Halifax Bank of Scotland (HBOS), is expected to become the second major bank to ask shareholders to bolster its finances through a rights issue, it was reported Monday.

Monday, April 28, 2008 5:43:03 PM

Now Shah Rukh wax statue in Paris museum too
Paris, April 28 (IANS) Paris has a new tourist attraction: a lifesize wax statue of Bollywood superstar Shah Rukh Khan has been unveiled at the the Grevin Wax Museum here, indicating the popularity of Indian cinema and the superstar in continental Europe.

Monday, April 28, 2008 5:31:35 PM

Helicopter crashes into Black Sea drilling rig, 19 dead (Lead)
Kiev, April 28 (DPA) A Ukrainian helicopter crashed into a Black Sea oil drilling rig Monday, killing 19 of the 20 people aboard, a government spokesman said.

Monday, April 28, 2008 5:16:18 PM

OPEC crude price weaker, but remains above $110
Vienna, April 28 (DPA) The price for crudes produced by the Organization of the Petroleum Exporting Countries (OPEC) was down slightly by the end of last week, OPEC said Monday.

Monday, April 28, 2008 5:15:16 PM

Austrian dungeon father admit to incest, confinement (Lead)
Vienna, April 28 (DPA) A 73-year-old Austrian admitted Monday to having fathered seven children with his daughter whom he kept imprisoned in a dungeon for 24 years.

Monday, April 28, 2008 5:13:18 PM

EU cuts economic growth forecasts
Brussels, April 28 (DPA) Growth forecasts for world's largest economy, the European Union (EU), were Monday cut by about half a percentage point to 2 percent this year and 1.8 percent in 2009, according to latest estimates by the European Commission.

Monday, April 28, 2008 4:19:59 PM

British scientists claim breakthrough in gene eye treatment
London, April 28 (DPA) A British teenager who suffered from a rare eye disorder which meant he was unable to see in the dark has had his eyesight partly restored by revolutionary new gene treatment, it was reported Monday.

Monday, April 28, 2008 4:17:48 PM

19 killed as Ukraine helicopter crashes into drilling rig
Kiev, April 28 (DPA) A Ukrainian helicopter crashed into a Black Sea oil drilling rig Monday, killing all 19 people aboard, a government spokesman said.

Monday, April 28, 2008 3:59:53 PM

Citizen scientists can contribute greatly to research in India
London, April 28 (IANS) Time and again, 'citizen scientists' - members of the public who voluntarily help scientific studies - have made a real difference to research, for example by meticulously collecting data.

Monday, April 28, 2008 3:27:40 PM

Joe Hussain, father of ex-England skipper Nasser, dies
London, April 28 (IANS) Jawad Hussain, a former Ranji Trophy cricketer who gave England its first Indian-born cricket captain, has died.

Monday, April 28, 2008 2:11:25 PM

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