Monthly Archives: December 2019

Farida Khanum

By Anjum Khan  Born and brought up in a classical music atmosphere in Kalkotta British India in 1929 “FARIDA KHANUM “was seriously trained from childhood to learn classical music. Her sister “ MUKHTAR BEGUM” herself made a big name in … Continue reading

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St. Patrick’s School Cricket Team 1944-45

A PAGE FROM KARACHI HISTORY: St. Patrick’s High School, Saddar, Karachi Cricket Team in 1944-45 was Winner of the Rubie Shield for the Fifth Year in succession. This photo is courtesy of Patrician John “Pompie” Gois.  Goes to show a … Continue reading

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Mr. Jinnah and His Tailor

Mr Jinnah and his Tailor From: Minoo Marker Date: 5 November 2019 at 4:11:11 PM GMT+5 To: undisclosed-recipients:; Subject: Fwd: Mr. Jinnah and his Tailor. I was fortunate to obtain a photograph of a letter written by M.A. Jinnah to … Continue reading

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The Over Indulgence of Karachians!

By Anjum Khan  Let’s face it .. we all love to go to the parties and gorge on yummy foods being served there.. But it is one thing to eat and enjoy the variety served and it’s completely the opposite … Continue reading

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Major John Crawford

By Dr. Adnan Zuberi  Goodbye, John Major John Crawford, today has left for his heavenly abode. John was 92 and WW2 veteran, born in Paisley, Scotland. He was my next door neighbour and we had long association. Simple, nice and … Continue reading

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