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City Secret – Narsingha Bhagwan Mandir

A City Secret. Tucked away from our conscience. It is not easy to find way to the temple. The street in question is just like any other street in Ranchor Lines, perhaps a little wider. There are ancient stone structures on both sides, covered in dust and strangled with wires. Few of residents have even […]

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City Secret – Jewish cemetery in Kutchi Memon Graveyard

A lively graveyard. Unlike any other in the city. The moment you enter the boundary wall you expect people offering prayers in solemn mood but instead you find a vibrant public space. There is a mosque on the right hand side of the entrance and little further is a green patch where I find families […]

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City Secret – Boxing Club for Women in Lyari

Text and Photos by The Karachi Walla. Originally published at Scroll.in Boxing is not the most popular sport in Karachi and female boxers are a rare sight. So when I first heard that Younus Qambrani, a seasoned coach, had established Pak Shaheen, an exclusive girls boxing club, and that too in Lyari – notorious for […]

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City Secret – Beatles in Karachi

Thanks to Sami Shah (who recently tweeted link to the attachment) we are able to see this rare piece of the coverage of Beatles short transit time at Karachi airport.

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City Secret – Moonwalkers were here

Photo and Photo Description Source: US Consulate General, Pakistan It should not have been a secret. It should not have come as a surprise. But such is the fate of this city that events of recent past appear as those of centuries gone by. The details, description and evidence so vague that you start questioning […]

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