Monthly Archives: February 2021

KPI Cricket Team 1973-74

By Menin Rodrigues The Karachi Parsi Institute (KPI) Cricket Team 1973-74. Photo courtesy: Kaiser Lashkari, Captions: Aspy Canteenwalla and Sam Mehta. Source: FB Group – KIDS of Parsi Colonies (Karachi & Global). Photo Credit: Pervez Bharucha Kanty Kothary I found this picture of early … Continue reading

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Missing the Malabari Tea

By Dr. Sohail Ansari Missing the Malabari Tea The community of Mappilas, the Malabar Muslims, supported the invading military of Haider Ali in 1765. However, the British won the Mysore war against Tipu Sultan. The Mappilas did not gain any … Continue reading

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Purani Numaish

By Dr. Adnan Zuberi Purani NumaishKarachiites are familiar with Purani Numaish, its a name of a Bus Stop. This famous Bus Stop is in the vicinity of M A Jinnah’s resting place ( Mazar e Quaid ). By 1864, after … Continue reading

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Lost Glory

By Dr. Sohail Ansari Lost Glory A news from 2 February 1950: KARACHI AIRPORT: The Civil and Military Gazette of Lahore writes that modifications to Karachi Airport to enable it to handle the world’s first jet-liner, the De-Havilland Comet, are … Continue reading

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