Author Archives: Amin H. Karim MD

About Amin H. Karim MD

Graduate of Dow Medical College Class of 1977.

A Tribute to Pakistan’s Goan Community

75 Years of Contribution to Pakistan by Menin Rodrigues

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Karachi Rains: Time to Reflect and Redefine Karachi

TIME TO REFLECT AND REDEFINE KARACHI By Menin Rodrigues July 12, 2022 – Rains come every year, but we live by our conscience every day of our lives. The ‘past and present’ aftermath of monsoons in our dear city has been … Continue reading

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Forgotten Stories of Karachi

Compiled By Durriya Kazi

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Hotel Metropole: An Experience

Author Unknown (if the author of this narrative reads this, please let us know in comments section so we may give proper credit. Photos are also from various sources, some taken by me Amin H. Karim MD ) Old guys … Continue reading

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June Thorburn

By Dr. Sohail Ansari June Thorburn: An English actress, who was born in Karachi on 8th June 1931. Her father was a colonel in the Indian Army. She spent most of her schooldays in boarding schools in India. It is … Continue reading

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The Legacy of Turab Studios in Commercial Photography

The Legacy of Turab Studios in Commercial Photography By Menin Rodrigues KARACHI: September 3, 2015 – Mohammad Turab was eons ahead of time when heforecasted the photographic needs of industrial and commercial Pakistan, including corporations and advertising agencies. TURAB STUDIOS … Continue reading

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Memon Masjid by Artist Hanif Shahzad

Memon Masjid 27 by 36″ Oil on Canvas The Memon Masjid located in Karachi, Pakistan, is one of the largest and oldest mosques in the city located on M.A Jinnah Road. The first committee of the Memon Masjid was formed … Continue reading

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A Drive Down Victoria Road

A short clip of Abdullah Haroon Road (Old Victoria Road) as you go west towards Shahrah-e-Iraq (Old Clarke Street), passing by the on your left the building which has the dental office of father of President of Pakistan Mr. Arif … Continue reading

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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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