Dr Asim Hussain has not invested in India: counsel

KARACHI: “Former Minister for Petroleum and Natural Resources, Dr Asim Hussain has strongly denied that he has invested any money in India. The allegation levelled in print and electronic media, that he is constructing the Global Medical Center in Bangalore is totally baseless”. This was stated by Anwar Mansoor Khan, counsel for Dr Asim Hussain, […]

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Dr Asim’s case

It has been over 6 months since Dr Asim was first detained by the Pakistani Rangers. At this point I most certainly need to mention that Dr Asim is a close confidant/aide of Ex President Zardari, as no print media article is complete without this adjective. It is surprising to note how the case has […]

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Canadian doctor Asim Hussain detained in Pakistan for ‘political reasons,’ supporters say

Hussain was arrested for allegedly financing terrorism through his hospital The Canadian Press A former high-ranking Pakistani politician with Canadian citizenship is being held in Karachi on trumped-up political charges, supporters say. Dr. Asim Hussain, a 62-year-old orthopedic surgeon with family and property ties in London, Ont., was arrested in late August by paramilitary Pakistan […]

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JJVL case against Dr Asim: Hearing put off till 13th

By Nasir Mahmood KARACHI: The Accountability Court IV hasadjourned hearing of the JJVL (Jamshoro Joint Venture Limited) reference against former federal petroleum minister Dr Asim Hussain till May 13. Dr Asim, Yousaf Ansari, Basharat Mirza, Naveed Mukhtar and others accused in the case appeared in the court the day befor yesterday. Counsel for the defendant […]

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HRW aghast at Dr Asim’s health condition

INDEPENDENTLY INVESTIGATE AFTAB’S DEATH NEW YORK: Pakistani authorities should order an independent civilian investigation into the alleged torture and death of Muttahida Qaumi Movement worker, Aftab Ahmad, in Karachi, Human Rights Watch said in a its report published recently. Aftab died on May 3, 2016, while in the custody of the Sindh Rangers. The HR […]

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“I am the first victim of incumbent govt” – Dr Asim

Finding nothing, NAB mulls to book me in goat theft case By Nasir Mahmood KARACHI: “I am the first political victim of a political government”, said Dr Asim Hussain while talking to media at an Accountability Court here yesterday. Earlier, the court indicted former petroleum minister Dr Asim Hussain in a corruption reference pertaining to […]

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PEMRA recommends Rs. 500,000 fine on Channel-92

NC Report KARACHI: The Pakistan Electronic Media Regulatory Authority (PEMRA) has recommended imposing fine of Rs. 500,000/- on M/s Galaxy Broadcast (Pvt.) Ltd. (Channel-92) for irresponsible and unverified reporting. The press release said the authority’s Council of Complaints in its meeting presided by Prof. Inam Bari recommended imposing fine of Rs. 500,000/- on M/s Galaxy […]

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Pakistan: Independently Investigate Aftab Ahmad’s Death

Pakistan Rangers should be held accountable for abuses (New York) – Pakistani authorities should order an independent civilian investigation into the alleged torture and death of an opposition party worker in Karachi, Human Rights Watch said today. Aftab Ahmad, a member of the opposition Mutahidda Qaumi Movement (MQM), died on May 3, 2016, while in […]

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