Armed man arrested outside New Jersey school

IANS- A US man armed with a handgun and numerous rounds of ammunition was arrested outside an elementary school in New Jersey, authorities said. Thomas J. Wilkie, 46, of Bear, Delaware, is charged with second-degree unlawful possession of a weapon, fourth-degree possession of hollow-point bullets, and fourth-degree trespassing on school grounds, Xinhua news agency quoted […]

Modi, Imran exchange pleasantries in Bishkek

IANS-   Amid the deep chill in bilateral ties, Prime Minister Narendra Modi and his Pakistan counterpart Imran Khan exchanged pleasantries on the sidelines of the Shanghai Cooperation Organisation (SCO) Summit here on Friday, according to sources. The pleasantries were “usual” in nature and were exchanged when the two Prime Ministers were in the Leaders’ […]

US commerce head expects economic reforms with Modi’s ‘strong, decisive mandate’

Arul Louis-   Congratulating Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi on his “strong and decisive mandate”, US Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross said that Washington looked forward to working with him “to address our mutual trade opportunities, and investment potential”. Speaking at the India Ideas Summit of the US-India Business Council (USIBC) in Washington on Thursday, he […]