Durriya Kazi

ARTSPEAK: RISING FROM THE ASHES

ARTSPEAK: RISING FROM THE ASHES

Natural and economic disasters, wars, revolutions and genocides have dotted the timeline of history leading to the... Published 22 Jan, 2023 08:44am
ARTSPEAK: THE HERITAGE OF TREES

ARTSPEAK: THE HERITAGE OF TREES

Across continents, religions and civilisations, trees have been given a stature which extends beyond just being tools for human Published 08 Jan, 2023 08:09am
ARTSPEAK: CULTURES OF SPORT

ARTSPEAK: CULTURES OF SPORT

Level playing field, it’s not cricket, the ball is in your court, calling the shots, front runner, down to the... Published 25 Dec, 2022 07:54am
ARTSPEAK: STEPPING INTO THE UNKNOWN

ARTSPEAK: STEPPING INTO THE UNKNOWN

For the last several months, most Pakistanis have woken up every morning wondering what unexpected twist of politics... Published 11 Dec, 2022 10:30am
ARTSPEAK: TEAMS AND LEADERS

ARTSPEAK: TEAMS AND LEADERS

Can there be a leader without a team or a team without someone leading it? Team members are largely overlooked and seen as... Published 27 Nov, 2022 06:44am
ARTSPEAK: THE ‘ME  FIRST’ CULTURE

ARTSPEAK: THE ‘ME FIRST’ CULTURE

The pehlay aap culture is associated with Lucknow, the epitome of North Indian culture, the region most influenced by successive Published 13 Nov, 2022 07:33am
ARTSPEAK: SERVING THE PEOPLE

ARTSPEAK: SERVING THE PEOPLE

As the East India Company grew from a small trading corporation to a political entity, it had its own army, a judicial system, its Published 30 Oct, 2022 10:16am
ARTSPEAK: THE FORCE OF NATURE

ARTSPEAK: THE FORCE OF NATURE

Swarms of killer bees, lava shooting out of city drains, skyscrapers enveloped in flames, tornadoes ripping up... Published 16 Oct, 2022 06:49am
ARTSPEAK: ANGER INTO ACTION

ARTSPEAK: ANGER INTO ACTION

Human beings, like the animal kingdom, and in fact all of nature, are essentially peace-loving and want nothing more... Published 02 Oct, 2022 06:49am
ARTSPEAK: CUISINE AND CULTURE

ARTSPEAK: CUISINE AND CULTURE

Legend has it that, as soon as Emperor Bahadur Shah Zafar began his meal, huge quantities of rice were distributed to the poor Published 18 Sep, 2022 07:52am
ARTSPEAK: LOST IN INTERNATIONALISM

ARTSPEAK: LOST IN INTERNATIONALISM

The roadmap for progress in all countries today is based on universal systems for education, economy, health and cultural... Published 04 Sep, 2022 09:43am
ARTSPEAK: ART FOR FREEDOM

ARTSPEAK: ART FOR FREEDOM

An 18-year-old college student from Sialkot, Asghar Saudai, wrote a tarana or song in 1944, to inspire crowds in their demand for Published 21 Aug, 2022 12:35pm
ARTSPEAK: THE POWER OF ENDURANCE

ARTSPEAK: THE POWER OF ENDURANCE

Endurance is the quietest form of heroism. It’s the ability to survive, to resist, to remain true to one’s aims. Most training... Published 07 Aug, 2022 11:15am
ARTSPEAK: THE GREAT WITHDRAWAL

ARTSPEAK: THE GREAT WITHDRAWAL

In his article ‘The Roots of Elite Alienation’, Arif Hasan gives a compelling account of the sequence of events that led to the... Published 24 Jul, 2022 09:17am
ARTSPEAK: EDUTAINMENT FOR CHILDREN

ARTSPEAK: EDUTAINMENT FOR CHILDREN

The most extraordinary years of learning are between two and seven, when children learn faster than at any other ... Updated 10 Jul, 2022 10:41am
ARTSPEAK: THE CULTURE OF MEDIOCRACY

ARTSPEAK: THE CULTURE OF MEDIOCRACY

A growing number of countries across the world are grappling with the rise of mediocrity. There is a fair amount of... Published 26 Jun, 2022 10:14am
ARTSPEAK: THE FORGOTTEN FARMERS

ARTSPEAK: THE FORGOTTEN FARMERS

Sitting down for breakfast, lunch or dinner, we rarely think about farmers tilling soil, seeding and harvesting,... Published 29 May, 2022 07:20am
ARTSPEAK: LIFE OF THE STREETS

ARTSPEAK: LIFE OF THE STREETS

Streets are called arteries of a city, but arteries are hidden from the eye. Streets may be better understood as the rivers... Published 01 May, 2022 06:34am