Lastnight World: Indian-American professor indicted for fraud in US
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Indian-American professor indicted for fraud in US
Washington: An Indian-American engineering professor, Manoj Kumar Jha, has been indicted by a federal grand jury for trying to defraud the National Science Foundation (NSF) of $700,000. A full-time professor at the Morgan State University, Jha, according to the seven count indictment, fraudulently obtained $200,000 in grant funds from the NSF's Small Business Technology Transfer (STTR) programme to fund a highway project, and attempted to obtain another $500,000 though the same programme.
Iraq: 7 foreign Shia pilgrims killed
BAGHDAD: At least seven foreign Shia Muslim pilgrims were killed and another 25 wounded when a car bomb went off in the Iraqi city of Balad on Saturday, police and hospital sources said.
6 killed, 18 hurt in China accident
Beijing: At least six people were killed and 18 others injured Saturday in a 25-vehicle pileup on an expressway in southwest China's Guizhou Province. The accident took place on the Hukun (Shanghai-Kunming) expressway in Anshun City.
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