Author Archives: Amin H. Karim MD

About Amin H. Karim MD

Graduate of Dow Medical College Class of 1977.

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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Inauguration of Sukkur Barrage 1932

1932: Inauguration of Sukkur Barrage is celebrated at Karachi Gymkhana. Photo and caption courtesy of Dr. Ghulam Nabi Kazi.

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Minwalla and Avari

By Mr. Sam Mehta

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St. Andrew’s Church of Scotland.

By Dr. Sohail Ansari St Andrew’s Day – 30th November St Andrew’s Church of Scotland Andrew the Apostle, also known as Saint Andrew, was the first disciple of Jesus. He was crucified on 30 November 60 AD.A church was built … Continue reading

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Sind Medical College 1973

By Dr. Sohail Ansari Army barracks constructed in 1865 got occupied by Jinnah Postgraduate Medical Centre in 1959. There arose a need for another medical college in Karachi. The search for someone to convert the idea into reality led to … Continue reading

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Faster Than Dust Storms of Karachi

By Menin Rodrigues Tony CastellinoThank you for sharing this.He was travelling in a railway carriage with his head sticking out of the window and hit an electric pole on a railway platform. He died on the spot. This is not … Continue reading

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Sir Seth Jehangir Hormasji

By Dr. Sohail Ansari Sir Seth Jehangir Hormasji Kothari (Born: 9 November 1857 – Died: 1 November 1934) His grandfather was Charles Napier’s agent who came to Karachi from Surat. Had basic education at Karachi High School. Karachiites will remember … Continue reading

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