The newly inaugurated and upgraded Kargil radio station of All India Radio in Jammu and Kashmir (J&K) will soon broadcast daily news bulletin in Balti to encourage local and Pakistan’s Northern Areas’ audiences. Broadcasting Corporation of India Chief Executive Officer BS Lalli said the Balti service would go on air within the next two months.
The J&K chief minister has inaugurated the 200 kW high power transmitter of All India Radio at Kargil [on 684 kHz]. He said the transmission hours of the radio station would be extended from five hours at present to ten hours, with five hours of transmission in local languages and the rest for Urdu transmission.
(Source: Daily Times and Indian newspapers)