Monthly Archives: July 2021

Dinshaw House

By Dr. Sohail Ansari A man sprung from poverty and in 1890’s was said to have owned half of Karachi. He built a house, the Dinshaw House in 1890, on Ingle Road. It once became the residence of Pakistan’s President, … Continue reading

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Sister Gertrude Lemmens

By Dr. Sohail Ansari Sister Gertrude Lemmens, founder of Darul Sukun: She was the Angel of Karachi and ‘mama’ to the residents of Darul Sukun.Born on 14 July 1914 in Venray, Netherlands, she departed on 30 October 2000 in Karachi.She … Continue reading

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A Jewish Cricketer From Pakistan

An Introduction of the book: A Jewish Cricketer from Pakistan – Autobiography of Isaac Solson (Soloman) By Menin Rodrigues (Excerpts from the book) TORONTO: 6 July 2021 – Isaac Soloman (as he was known then) was born to Jewish parents … Continue reading

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Protection and Preservation of the City’s Heritage:

Protection and preservation of the city’s heritage – now or never! By Menin Rodrigues KARACHI: 5 July 2021 – Social media pages, groups and other digital platforms areperpetually posting images of historical buildings of Karachi; some vanished, many defaced,others surviving … Continue reading

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