Monthly Archives: August 2019

A PIA Accomplishment 1962

A PIA ACCOMPLISHMENT 1962: Capt. Abdullah Baig and Capt. Mirza Taimur Baig welcomed with garlands at Karachi Airport after completing speed record breaking flight from London to Karachi on January 2, 1962 with PIA’s brand new Boeing 720-040B (AP-AMG) on … Continue reading

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The Immortal Characters of Karachi.

Karachi Ja Lafani Kirdar (Translation; Eminent Personalities of Karachi): by Gul Hassan Kalmati; This book contains the life sketches of nearly 25 great personalities belonging to Karachi, who had played their role in development and progress of this city. Though … Continue reading

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Maula Baksh and Harold Meik

MAULA BAKSH AND CAPTAIN HAROLD MEIK  BY  Michael Meik  The Maula Baksh. Picture taken by photographer Malcolm Cranfield on April 1, 1976 while the ship was on the Kiel Canal in Germany. Over the last day or so, there were … Continue reading

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Bohri Bazaar Fire 1958 and 1980

Viqar Siddiqui I remember going to Bohri Bazaar with my Mother, as a School Boy in the Sixtees, as a College student in seventies, Later on in the Eighties with my wife, buying household items, knickknacks, etc. but having chat was … Continue reading

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About Our National Anthem

Fact File – About our National Anthem By Menin Rodrigues August 14, 2019 – Every year come the Independence Day of Pakistan, we get emotional (and rightly so) about our ‘one and only’ National Anthem, and in our enthusiasm create … Continue reading

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Victoria Block of Civil Hospital Karachi

By Amin H. Karim MD The VICTORIA OR THE JUBILEE BLOCK Civil Hospital Karachi originally served as the living quarters for the Nursing Superintendent of the hospital. An additional building was constructed after the partition to accommodate out of city … Continue reading

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