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34-year-old Indian Army soldier contracts coronavirus, 800 others put under lockdown

A 34-year-old Indian Army soldier has tested positive for novel coronavirus in Leh. As a precautionary measure, ten soldiers who shared a barrack with the infected soldier, have also been kept in quarantine. Meanwhile, around 800 men in Ladakh Regimental centre have been kept under lockdown. This is the first COVID-19 case in the armed […]

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New map of India detailing the Union Territories of Jammu and Kashmir and Ladakh

The Home Ministry issued a notification detailing the boundaries of the newly created Union Territories of Jammu and Kashmir, and Ladakh. The order comes two days after the nation’s newest union territories were formally created. According to today’s notification, the Union Territory of Jammu and Kashmir will constitute all districts of the former state except […]

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GC Murmu, RK Mathur named Lieutenant Governor for J&K and Ladakh; Satya Pal Malik transferred to Goa

Jammu and Kashmir Governor Satya Pal Malik has been transferred and appointed as Governor of Goa. Former IAS officers Girish Chandra Murmu and Radha Krishna Mathur will take his place as Lieutenant Governors of Jammu and Kashmir and Ladakh. The two Union Territories will come to existence from October 31. Satya Pal Malik was the […]