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Karachi’s Babs

Babra Sharif: By Raju Jamil (2013) Over the decades, newspapers, magazines, TV chat shows, morning shows, evening shows, every kind of shows, have displayed a proliferation of B’s images and work she so wondrously accomplished in Pakistan Film Industry. Having … Continue reading

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Amy Johnson in Karachi

By Sohail Ansari Karachi’s aerodrome has hosted many pioneering aviators and witnessed a number of historic flying records. Amy Johnson was one of those pioneering English aviator and the first female pilot to fly alone from Britain to Australia. Her … Continue reading

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Pakistan Year Book 1949

BRANCH BANKING IN TWO YEARS OLD PAKISTAN. By Raju Jamil  THE 2nd PAKISTAN YEAR BOOK-1949 PAGES. THIS COULD BE THE OLDEST BOOK IN ANYONE’s POSSESSION. MY LATE MOTHER HAD MAINTAINED THIS IN MY FATHER’s LIBRARY SINCE 1949 THE YEAR I WAS … Continue reading

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That’s What He Was!

That’s what he was, is and probably be for Pakistan, now that he is the Prime Minister! BY Menin Rodrigues July 30, 2018 – Arjuna Ranatunga’s team was in Karachi for the 1985-86 series, cricket fever was high and folks here … Continue reading

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Opinion: Salvaging Karachi’s Pride

OPINION Salvaging Karachi’s Pride – An Open Letter to Imran Khan By Menin Rodrigues There are so many people who claim stake in the ownership of Karachi, it’s a good thing. With the proliferation of social media, the history of Karachi, … Continue reading

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The Glorious Traditions of St. Patrick’s

Book on St. Patrick’s High School Karachi by Menin Rodrigues. in the Karachi the BOOK is available at English Boot House (EBH) stores in Saddar and Tariq Road  

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Karachi and Cricket

By Amin H. Karim Photo courtesy of Menin Rodriguez. Correction:  the player marked Aftab Baluch is actually Talat Mirza. Raquibul Hassan is actually Abdul Raquib. Photo courtesy of Menin Rodrigues and tagged with the help of Dr. Salman Faridi. Pakistan … Continue reading

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The Midas Magic of Misquita

By: Menin Rodrigues April 18, 2014 at 4:46 AM GOOD FRIDAY: April 18, 2014 – Indeed, every year, all the hot cross buns baked at the legendary JC Misquita Bakery Karachi turn into gold for the owners! There is something providential, … Continue reading

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Resurrecting Napier:

Resurrecting Napier! My thoughts, 16 million inhabitants ago! BY MENIN RODRIGUES THURSDAY, MAY 26, 2016 At 28 years of age I was put this question “If you could bring back to life someone who could deal with Karachi, who would … Continue reading

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Parsis of Karachi, Come Back

By: MENIN RODRIGUES WEDNESDAY, DECEMBER 30, 2015 As the sun shimmered down across the horizon of a beleaguered city on a balmy evening of December 30, the penultimate sunset of 2015 took away with it a year fraught with anguish … Continue reading

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