Author: Zahra Nadeem

Solis Festival Islamabad trashed by crashers, canceled midway

The fourth edition of the EDM festival, Solis, in Islamabad last night was trashed by crashes and was canceled midway. According to a tweet, the show was crashed by people who did not have the tickets but the Solis Music and Arts Festival team immediately took to Instagram to issue an apology and explain the situation. 

Mohmand Dam to be completed by December 2025

The first unit of the Mohmand Dam will start operation by December 2025, according to Water and Power Development Authority Chairperson Muzammil Hussain. After the Tarbela Dam, the Mohmand Dam is expected to be the next big water project in the country. The Mohmand Dam was the fifth highest concrete-face rock-fill dam in the world and is expected to produce 800 megawatts of electricity and will enable the storage of 1.3 million acre-feet of water. 

PM Khan’s friend Naeemul Haque laid to rest in Karachi

Prime Minister Imran Khan’s close friend and special assistant Naeemul Haque was laid to rest in Karachi’s Gizri Graveyard on Sunday. Haque, one of the founding members of Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf, died on Saturday after a prolonged battle with cancer. PM Khan said that he was devastated by the death of one of his oldest friends. 

Suzuki offers free registration for Wagon R buyers

Suzuki is offering free registration on the purchase of the WagonR for a limited time in a bid to increase its sales. Suzuki saw a substantial decrease in in sales in the past few months as only 576 units were sold in January, being the lower-ever sales.The offer is valid till 31st March and is applicable only on the WagonR.

Food prices will drop significantly this month: Asad Umar

The government has claimed that food prices will start to drop during the current month (February 2020), according to ederal Minister for Planning, Development and Special Initiatives Asad Umar. To do so, Umar has directed to strengthen the monitoring system of 18 essential commodities including wheat, sugar and flour. Asad Umar instructed officials to maintain a regular supply of wheat from public-sector stocks.

Stranger Things teaser reveals Hopper is alive in season four

Harbour, who plays Jim Hopper in the Netflix series, shared the teaser or Stranger Things season four on Instagram which reveals that Hopper is alive. The last season of the show left many unanswered questions but the biggest question was whether Hopper was alive or not. The 50-second teaser takes the audience back to Russia where people working on train tracks can be seen with a glimpse of a clean shaved Hopper at the end. 

Armeena Khan gets married secretly on Valentine’s Day

Armeena Khan took the internet by storm after it was unveiled that she got married secretly to her longtime fiancé Fesl Raza Khan on Valentine’s Day. Announcing the news on Instagram, Armeena in a loved-up post officially introduced Fesl as her husband to the world. Adding that she will host a wedding party later on. The actress got engaged to Fesl in 2017. 

Tunisian woman completes 53-day journey to Makkah on bicycle

A Tunisian national, Sara Haba, has become the first woman to reach Makkah on a bicycle.  She started off from her home country Tunisia and cycled for over 53 days to Makkah covering a distance of more than 3,000 kilometres. Haba travelled across the deserts in Egypt and Sudan and documented her journey on Instagram and YouTube. 

Duties on all medical equipment imported into Pakistan removed

All duties levied on medical equipment imported into the country have been removed for the first time in the history of Pakistan, according to Prime Minister Imran Khan. The premier distributed five million health insurance cards to the people of Punjab, calling it the first step of the revival of a country’s health sector, removal of duties on import of medical equipment being the second and the third step is the revision of health reforms.

PPP MPA Shahnaz Ansari killed in Naushero Feroz attack

Pakistan Peoples Party (PPP) MPA Shahnaz Ansari was killed Saturday evening in an attack on her in Sindh’s Naushero Feroz. She was shot thrice while she was in Darya Khan Marri for her brother-in-law’s chehlum. An argument reportedly broke out after which some relatives opened fire at her. The police are not releasing any details about the case yet.