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Indian-American CEO sentenced to 20 months imprisonment

BOSTON: An Indian-American CEO of an IT company has been sentenced to 20 months imprisonment and ordered to pay over US $800,000 in restitution for his role in a bribery and kickback scheme. Sushil Bansal, 43, president and CEO of Advanced Integrated Technology Corporation, will also serve a three-year period of supervised release following release from his two concurrent 20-month imprisonment terms.

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Death toll in Leh floods mounts to 132

LEH: Twenty bodies were on Saturday pulled out from slush and debris in Leh town ravaged by flash floods, raising the toll to 132 even as rescuers intensified operations in the high altitude terrain to search for 600 missing people.

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UN, US designate HuJI as foreign terrorist organisation

WASHINGTON: The US in conjunction with the United Nations has designated al-Qaeda-linked HuJI as a foreign terrorist organisation and slapped sanctions on its commander Mohammad Ilyas Kashmiri, who was close to 26/11 plotter David Headley, for carrying
out terror activities in India and Pakistan.

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