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Draft of Whistleblower Protection bill to be presented in parliament: Farogh

ISLAMABAD: Federal Minister for Law Dr Farogh Naseem on Friday said a draft of the Whistleblower Protection and Vigilance Commission bill will soon be presented in the parliament for exposing corruption. "The law will (specially) include protections for whistle-blowers. All parties should warm-heartedly accept this law," the minister said while addressing a press conference in Islamabad.  He said the persons who gave information about corruption would be given 20 percent reward of the recovered amount. Read More:…

Bill for welfare of journalists to be presented in cabinet for approval: Marriyum

ISLAMABAD: Minister of State for Information Marriyum Aurangzeb on Thursday said that a bill for welfare and protection of journalists would be presented before the cabinet for approval next week. “The bill envisages the establishment of a welfare fund for the correspondents in which government and the media owners will equally contribute,” she said while speaking at the meeting of Senate's Standing Committee on Information and Broadcasting chaired by Senator Kamil Ali Agha in Islamabad. Media ban in Dar graft trial,…

Sherry Rehman calls for bringing Kulbhushan’s matter to parliament

KARACHI: Pakistan Peoples Party (PPP) leader Senator Sherry Rehman on Thursday said Pakistan’s lawyer presented weak arguments while proceeding Indian spy Kulbhushan Jhadav’s case in International Court of Justice (ICJ), ARY News reported. Talking to media, she expressed reservations over the government’s behavior and said Kulbhushan’s matter was deliberately not raised at international level. The senator questioned, “Why did we not raise Kulbhushan’s issue in the United Nations? Why did our lawyer’s arguments ended in…