Monthly Archives: September 2020

Mickey Correa: A Karachi Goan Boy Who Became India’s Greatest Jazz Musician

By Menin Rodrigues (menin100@gmail.com) 28 August 2020 Mickey Correa was born in Mombasa (Kenya) in1913 before moving to Karachi in 1924 where he spent most of hischildhood, attending St. Patrick‚Äôs High School and playing on thestreets of Saddar. His penchant … Continue reading

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The LightHouse Cinema Karachi.

By Dr. Sohail Ansari Following the arrival of the British, growth in Karachi was regulated as new developments arose. Old parts of the town were Kharadar and Mithadar. Wadhumal quarter, named after a sahukar, was one of the new developments … Continue reading

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Annexation of Karachi and Battle of Hyderabad

ANNEXATION OF KARACHI AND BATTLE OF HYDERABAD—- A CATALYST OR A GAME CHANGER By Dr. Adnan Zuberi   Corruption of East India CompanyB: Politics between British Establishment and East India CompanyC: Role of Major James Outram and Charles Napier It was … Continue reading

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General Post Office Karachi 1866

By Dr. Sohail Ansari. It was in 1864 that the first telegraphic message was sent from India (Karachi) to England (London) when a telegraph connection was laid. The Telegraph and Post Office of the city designed by Captain P. Phelps … Continue reading

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Sadhana Shivdasani

By Dr. Sohail Ansari Actor Hari Shivdasani’s brother Shivo and his wife Lali were blessed to have a daughter born on 2nd September 1941 in Karachi. They were only too pleased to have her. Shivo named her after his favourite … Continue reading

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