Monthly Archives: May 2018

Hotels of Karachi

By Raju Jamil Live entertainment once nourished Karachiites and its nightlife was the envy of people from the rest of the country. The hotels dotted across the city were the hub of entertainment from the ‘50s to the early ‘70s. … Continue reading

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Karachi Old and New Street Names

Anselm Joseph (Of St. Patricks High School) as done a wonderful job of collecting old & new names of various streets & roads of Karachi:- There are more if you know please add in the comments: These are:- Old Names … Continue reading

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Half Century Old Small Businesses in Karachi

By  Amin H. Karim In this article we will present small family owned businesses in Karachi that have survived the changes of Karachi. It will be work in progress as we add more businesses that are discovered by the members … Continue reading

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Pakistan TV Karachi

Pakistan Television Menu when it started. More to be added.

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The Arts Council of Pakistan

By: Raju Jamil The Arts Council Of Pakistan in Karachi of sixties and the glory of one of the greatest painter and calligraphic magician in the world….. SADEQUAIN: Exposition of calligraphies (December 6, 1968 – January 6, 1969) by Sadequain … Continue reading

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The “Razz Ma Tazz” Karachi of the 70’s

By Raju Jamil The “Razz Ma Tazz” Karachi of 70’s…. With Mrs. Nusrat Bhutto seen with other in crowd with initials “RK” is none the other but the most popular and jazzy TV ads model Rakhshinda Khattak who also appeared … Continue reading

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Western Music and Karachi of 50’s-60’s-70’s

By Jamil Raju No TV…limited cinema halls, mostly foreign movies, night clubs, discotheques, Sunday Jam Sessions at clubs and private at homes with live bands like Keynotes, In Crowd, The Bugs, Dad’s Gratitude etc had everything to offer to enjoy … Continue reading

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Mayors of Karachi

LIST OF MAYORS OF KARACHI By Amin H. Karim Mr. Jamshed Naserwanji (Nov 1933 to Aug 1934) Jamshed Nusserwanjee Mehta was born in 1886 in Karachi, Sindh British India to a Parsi family; In 1918, Mehta was elected a councillor of the Karachi Municipal Corporation. He … Continue reading

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Old Karachi Photos

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Goans of Pakistan

Footprints on the Sands of Time By Menin Rodrigues    “The Portuguese influence and dominance goes back to the 15TH Century but the real transition of Goans (of Portuguese-Hindu pedigree) from one place to another – from Goa to Bombay, … Continue reading

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