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Over 12,500 accounts opened by SBI

Chandigarh: Public sector lender SBI todaysaid it opened more than 12,500 accounts during two-day special camps organised in four states — Punjab, Haryana, Himachal Pradesh and Jammu and Kashmir — last week. The Chandigarh circle of the bank organsied camps for the opening of accounts at 405 locations in these states on November 26 and

12 passengers injured as passenger train derails

Bikaner: Four coaches of theBhatinda-Jodhpur passenger train derailed today, leaving a dozen passengers injured in Rajasthan’s Sriganganagar district. The Bhatinda-Jodhpur passenger train derailed near Rajiyasar at around 2 AM. Around a dozen passengers received minor injuries in the mishap, Additional SP Surendra Singh told PTI.He said the injured were given primary treatment. A senior official of

Clinton leads Trump by 12 points: Poll

Washington: Democratic presidential nominee Hillary Clinton is leading Republican rival Donald Trump by 12 percentage points, according to a new national poll, up 8 points from a similar survey conducted last month. The Monmouth University poll released on Monday put Clinton ahead of Trump, 50 per cent to 38 per cent, Politico news magazine reported.

12 PPS officer transferred (List available)

Chandigarh: 12 PPS officer transferred on administrative grounds with immediate effect. List as

Now, city under surveillance of 12,000 CCTV cameras

Chandigarh: Trying to combat with snatchings and other theft incidents, the Chandigarh Police have managed to get installed 12,000 CCTV (closed-circuit television) cameras around the city corners under the ‘Nigehbaan’ project. The southern division of Chandigarh has the maximum 5,033 CCTV cameras. Briefing about the details of the camera installed, Chandigarh Police SSP Sukchain Singh

12 killed in Bangladesh water boiler explosion

Dhaka: At least 12 people were killed on Saturday when a water boiler blew up in a factory in Bangladesh’s capital city Dhaka, police said. The explosion led to a fire in the Tampaco Foils factory in Gazipur area around 6 a.m., bdnews24 reported citing Senior Fire Station officer Mohd Rafiquzzaman as saying. He said

Man arrested with Sawed-off shotgun in Pathankot

Pathankot: Railway Police arrested a suspect with 12 bore Pump Action Gun(PAG) and 3 revolvers in Pathankot today.The accused is a resident of Uttar Pradesh (U.P) . Local Police have started the further investigation and have arrested the

Police head constable beaten up by 12 persons

Gurdaspur: Batala police constable Harpal Singh was beaten up by 12 persons while working in the counter-intelligence wing today. He was admitted to civil hospital with broken

India, Vietnam sign 12 agreements

Hanoi: India and Vietnam today signed 12 agreements in a wide range of areas covering defence, IT, space, double taxation and sharing white shipping information, signalling a strong upward push in their strategic ties. The agreements were signed by officials of the two sides in presence of Prime Minister Narendra Modi and his Vietnamese counterpart

12-year-old dies as Hospital refuses to provide ambulance

Kanpur:  A boy died after he was denied admission at the government-run Lala Lajpat Rai Hospital in Uttar Pradesh industrial city on Monday. Neither did the hospital staff admit the child, nor did they provide them with transportation facility. Kumar claimed that hospital authorities refused to consider his pleas and didn’t provide him with assistance either to

Attack on American University in Afghanistan leaves 12 dead

Kabul: A brazen, hours-long militant attack on the American University of Afghanistan ended early today after at least 12 people were killed and dozens were wounded in the assault on the sprawling campus on Kabul’s outskirts, a government spokesman said. The attack underscored how despite efforts by the Afghan authorities to improve security, militants in

12 killed in China mine fire

Beijing:  At least 12 persons were killed after a fire broke out at a limestone mine in China, officials said. The incident took place in Zhangye City in China’s Gansu Province on Tuesday evening, Xinhua news agency reported. The trapped persons were pulled out in the early hours of Wednesday, and confirmed dead. Three rescuers

Car bomb kills 12 soldiers in Libya

Tripoli: At least 12 soldiers were killed on Thursday in a car bomb attack in Libya’s Benghazi city, officials said. Heavy clashes erupted between the Libyan army troops and the militants, who used mines and car bombs, Xinhua news agency quoted a spokesman of the Libyan marine as saying. On Wednesday, at least four soldiers

9 Afghan militants killed

Kabul: At least nine militants were killed and 12 others were injured in a clash between security forces and the Taliban in Afghanistan’s Saripul and Faryab provinces, an official said on Sunday. According to the official, four militants — including group commanders — were killed in Sayad district of Saripul province and five more insurgents


Mehbooba wins Anantnag by-poll by over 12,000 votes

Anantnag: Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Mehbooba Mufti on Saturday won the Anantnag by-election comfortably, defeating her nearest rival of the Congress by over 12,000 votes, even as the opposition cried foul and described her victory as the “murder of democracy”. Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) leader Mehbooba Mufti, who became Chief Minister on April 4,

Over 12,000 Hindus gather in Kashmir to celebrate Maha Kumbh

Srinagar: About 12,000 Hindus, mostly migrant Kashmiri Pandits, on Tuesday gathered at the ‘Sangam’ (confluence) of the Jhelum river and Sindh stream in Ganderbal district of Jammu and Kashmir to celebrate ‘Maha Kumbh’. “Last time we had such alignment of celestial bodies was in 1941 and today after 75 years and 10 days the same

Breaking- 12-year-old murdered, body hanged in market for four hours

Faridkot: In a brutal incident, a 12-year-old boy killed and hanged his body outside a shop at village Pakhi Kalan in Faridkot. Despite getting the information, the police team reached after four hours of incident till then the body of child remain hanged outside a shop. Later the body was sent for the postmortem at civil