Author Archives: Amin H. Karim MD

About Amin H. Karim MD

Graduate of Dow Medical College Class of 1977.

Jews In Karachi

By Dr. Sohail Ansari Karachi’s Jews, mostly, belonged to India’s Bene Israel community, besides Bagdadi and Cochin sections. Some came in with British and others via Afghanistan. So much was the influence that one of them, Abraham Reuben, became the … Continue reading

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Singer S.B. John

By Azra Malik Sunny Benjamin John, popularly known as S B John was a noted Pakistani ghazal singer. Born in October 1934, in Karachi to a Christian family. He studied at St Paul’s School. Inspired by his grandfather who was … Continue reading

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FESTIVAL CRICKET MATCH 1972

FESTIVAL CRICKET MATCH 1972 DOW MEDICAL COLLEGE, KARACHI.   by Amin H. Karim MD, Class of 1977.October 16 2022 A friendly cricket march was played between the faculty and students of Dow Medical College in the early 1970’s at Karachi Gymkhana.  The … Continue reading

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Akram and Inoki

By Dr. Jamshed Bashir Akram and Inoki Posting an essay I wrote a few years ago when I visited Karachi The city has changed so much that it is almost impossible to recognize the few landmarks still there. Others have … Continue reading

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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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