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In a tit-for-tat move, Pak media starts giving J&K weather updates

Radio Pakistan has special Kashmir coverage and a part of its webpage is dedicated to news from Jammu and Kashmir

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Press Trust of India  |  Islamabad 

Pak media now provides J&K weather updates, after India starts covering PoK
The coverage is expected to increase after the Indian media started showing weather of Pakistan-occupied Kashmir.

Pakistan's state-run media on Sunday started providing detailed weather update of Jammu and Kashmir, days after started the coverage of weather of Pakistan-occupied Kashmir.

State-run Radio on Sunday reported that in most parts of "partly cloudy weather is expected with chances of rain." It reported the maximum and minimum temperatures of Srinagar, Pulwama, Jammu and Ladakh.

Radio has special Kashmir coverage and a part of its webpage is dedicated to news from The state-run Television also gives coverage to news from Kashmir and runs special bulletin on the Valley.

The coverage is expected to increase after the Indian media started showing weather of Pakistan-occupied Kashmir.

Pakistan on Friday rejected India's move to begin broadcasting weather reports on Mirpur, Muzaffarabad and Gilgit in Pakistan-occupied Kashmir (PoK), terming it as a "legally void" action to change the status of the region.

Pakistan Foreign Office said in a statement that like the so-called political maps issued last year by India, this move is also legally void, contrary to reality, and in violation of the relevant United Nations Security Council resolutions.

in November last released fresh maps showing PoK as part of the newly created Union Territory of Jammu and Kashmir, while Gilgit-Baltistan is in the Union Territory of Ladakh following the bifurcation.

First Published: Sun, May 10 2020. 18:54 IST
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