This time period between 1947 and 1971 is somehow deliberately absent in the works of scholars from both East and West Pakistan. However, we must critically consider that absence, an intellectual blind spot, as it is essential in developing our historical consciousness, which affects the practice of architecture. We cannot ignore that time period, and …
I have heard horror stories from relatives and friends about getting detained at US airports or their luggage getting misplaced or lost during international travels. I myself hadn’t faced any of it until my recent trip to the US. My mom and I landed at Washington Dulles Airport on a Wednesday afternoon in February, 2020. …
Today, my colleagues and I were having the following conversation in the office vehicle, on our way to a work event. T: Look! That Range Rover in that showroom is a plug-in hybrid! M: Range Rovers are so big, and heavy, it wouldn’t even make a 0.5% difference.Me: It’s like those celebrities who fly private jets …
When looking at the Bengali landscape through an aeroplane window, we see scattered settlements with mostly water, paddy fields, trees, and some paths. Additionally, there is also the plane itself being inserted into the scenario, where it acts as the spectator. “The will of the aeroplane represents to me the real spectator who gazes out …
[This article was previously published in New Age Youth on 21st June, 2015.]
This Op-Ed discussed how comparing rape as a metaphor to a thrashing defeat in a game of football or hacked status on Facebook by youngsters of the society is not only insensitive but a troubling trivialization of the term that otherwise has a serious social concern
[This article was previously published in New Age Youth on 15th May, 2016.]
[This article was previously published in New Age Youth on 7th February, 2016.]
[This article was previously published in New Age Youth on 13th September, 2015.]
Both submitting to values of others and being a rebel is detrimental as both are extremes, instead one should find his own values and stick to them.
[This article was previously published in New Age Youth on 24th April, 2016.]
Youngsters often identify with modern lingo to such an extent that they might limit learning a language well and even
lose the ability to relate to people from all walks of life.
[This article was previously published in New Age Youth on 12th June, 2016.]
This opinion piece stresses how the existing education system barely prepares us for championing real life problems