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Author: Injie Anis

10 ways to prevent gas accidents

Winter in Pakistan comes with its own set of challenges and issues. Especially in the north, keeping yourself warm is a struggle and cold water for bathing is a nightmare. But there is another issue that has been doing the most damage to many people at this time: gas accidents. In the twin cities alone, last winter, some 3 families’ lives have been claimed because of gas leakages and/or lighting a matchstick at the wrong moment. Around 20 people on average have been burnt due to gas explosions while cases of carbon monoxide poisoning have been continuously rising. Many...

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Ignite 3.0: Laughing Along with Junaid Akram

Pakistani social media’s funniest guy gives life lessons to Nustians   NUST- On 24 March, 2017, the Nust Debating Society (NDS) conducted a session called “Ignite 3.0” to which popular comedian Junaid Akram was invited to address the audience with a motivational speech (with a few laughs) at  the National Institution for Transportation (NIT) Seminar Hall. Although the students arrived at the hall on time, Mr. Akram did not arrive until 3 pm. However, he made up for his tardiness by starting off with one of his signature funny stories: “I had just arrived at the Rawalpindi Daewoo station...

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Oscars 2017: Snubs and Wins

The 2017 Academy Awards was one of the most engaging and entertaining ceremonies in recent years. We got to see Leo present an Oscar to Emma Stone (this year’s Best Actress winner), enjoy big musical numbers from Timberlake and Cravalho, and witness an uncomfortable twist at the end which only Alfred Hitchcock could have come up with: La La Land being awarded Best Picture before the shocking announcement that Moonlight was the actual winner instead. While everyone will discuss this moment for years to come, Hollywood’s biggest night this year also had other note-worthy surprises. Viola Davis Wins Much-Awaited...

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The Musicians We Will Sorely Miss

2016 is (or was) one of the hardest years we had to live through. From the Syrian War to Donald Trump becoming POTUS, we faced shock and tragedy head on. It was also the year Death was most active, as we had to say farewell to many great people. Even musicians were not spared. We will forever remember these artists who brought something great to music and to our ears.   George Michael (passed away in 25 December) A couple of days have only passed and yet we can still hear the silence emitting since his death from heart...

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Psycho-Pass 2: Too good for words

Psycho-Pass Season 1 is living proof that the crime genre-in anime– is back in its glory. So when Season 2 of the show arrived, one can only feel that the previous season is a preview of coming attractions. Plus, if one keeps in mind how the Sibyl System scans the Psycho-Pass, it would be very dark in color from watching the first season alone. Hence we ought to be executed for it. But what’s life without a little danger? We only get to live once, after all. Season 2 kicks off with the main character as Akane Tsunemori who...

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