227 more test corona positive in J&K

Jammu, July 4 (IANS) As many as 227 more persons tested positive for novel coronavirus in Jammu and Kashmir on Saturday, taking the total such patients to 8,246 and active cases to 2,976 in the union territory.


PIL in J&K HC challenges interest on loans during moratorium

Srinagar, July 2 (IANS) The Jammu and Kashmir and Ladakh High Court on Thursday issued notices to the Union Finance Ministry, the Union Home Ministry, the J&K government, the Reserve Bank of India and the J&K Bank Ltd, the lead bank in the UT, on a PIL challenging charging of interest on loans during the moratorium period.

Sopore girl first to get J&K domicile certificate

Srinagar, July 2 (IANS) Aliya Tariq, 10, from Sopore in North Kashmir became the first person to receive the domicile certificate on June 22 under the new law that has been introduced after the scrapping of Article 370 and splitting of the erstwhile state of Jammu and Kashmir into two union territories.