Monthly Archives: February 2022

The First Citizen of Pakistan

THE FIRST PAKISTANI CITIZEN: ALLAMA MUHAMMAD ASAD: (1900- Feb 20, 1992). A linguist, a journalist, a traveler, a scholar, and a writer. He was issued the first Pakistani Passport, immediately after the independence in August 1947 in Karachi. *Origin and … Continue reading

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Norman D’Souza

By Menin Rodriguez FILM based on the life of Patrician NORMAN D’SOUZA, who rocked the music scene in Karachi from 1960s and still performs to live audiences. 1978, a Mansfield Films & Sanat Initiative presentation directed by Hamza Bangash is … Continue reading

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Capture of Manora Island circa 1839

By Dr. Sohail Ansari 3rd February 1839 was a game changer for Karachi. The Fort of Manora came under fire, when East India Company stormed and captured Manora, leading to fall of Karachi under the Raj. Four years later, the rest … Continue reading

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