Situated on the Arabian Sea, Karachi serves as a transport hub, and is home to two of Pakistan's two largest seaports, the Port of Karachi and Port Bin Qasim, as well as the busiest airport in Pakistan.
The settlement drastically increased in importance with the arrival of British East India company in mid 19th century, who not only embarked on major works to transform the city into a major seaport, but also connected it with their extensive railway network.
The town was later annexed to the British Indian Empire. It was commissioned by the famous philanthropist Eduljee Dinshaw in 1882. A church was initially built on the grounds of this cathedral in 1845, and was called St. The little old church also continued to function until it was destroyed by a storm in 1885. Holy Trinity Cathedral is situated on Fatima Jinnah Road, Karachi.
When Pakistan got independence in 1947, Karachi was selected as its capital. This page will display photos of Karachi; a mix of new, old and extremely rare pics of the city. Photo by Karachi_St._Patricks_Cathedral.jpg: Xal D. Built in 1855, its tall tower was also a light house as it was built with a purpose to facilitate the ships arriving at Karachi Harbour. This stone marker was erected at Malir Cantonment in 1930.
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Head branch was in Beacon Hill where my mother was born.
It was conquered by British east India Company in 1839. It is also a reminder of religious and ethnic diversity of Karachi. It is situated on Shahrah-e-Iraq (Old Clarke Street), in Saddar Karachi, and was opened in April 1881.Read shared memories our website visitors have shared of their favourite UK places - we hope you'll join in too and share memories triggered by our special photos.My parent's (and myself) first home - above Strattons shop - mother's maiden name as my mother's father & brothers were joint owners of the business.The city had become well known for its high rates of violent crime, but recorded crimes sharply decreased following a controversial crackdown operation against criminals, the MQM political party, and Islamist militants initiated in 2013 by the Pakistan Rangers.
Late Palaeolithic and Mesolithic sites discovered by a team from Karachi University on the Mulri Hills constitute one of the most important archaeological discoveries made in Sindh during the last 50 years.- to remove link and thumbnail from this site please use report link on the bottom of site. These Notice and Takedown Procedures only apply to claims of copyright infringement by copyright holders and their agents – not to any other kind of abuse, infringement or legal claim.