Hot Pursuit

MAG’s favourite picks of the week

Glued to the screen

13 Reasons Why

Netflix's controversial series from last year tracks the fallout from the suicide of a high school student. She left a box of tapes behind detailing all 13 reasons why she decided to end it all, and we listen along with her friend and colleague Clay, as he discovers everything she went through leading up to that fateful day. The subject matter can be incredibly triggering, however, the series is extremely well made and hard to stop watching once you've started.

The right note

As Honey Singh’s fans get excited for his birthday on the 14th of this month, let’s take a look at few of his super hits. From giving hits for movies, Sunny sunny, Lungi dance, Yaar na miley, Party all night, to creating chartbusters independently, Blue eyes, Desi kalakaar, Dheere dheere, Singh has become the most sought-after rapper/singer today.

Around town

Women’s Hub at Momentum 2018

Momentum 2018 was Pakistan’s leading start-up conference and exhibition space that recently took place at Expo Centre, Karachi. In order to promote women’s visibility and growth in Pakistan’s economy, CIRCLE organised Women’s Hub at the conference to bring together speakers, investors, entrepreneurs, funders and academia to help women’s businesses to grow. Experts from the field, like Sadaffe Abid, Khurram Abbas and Asha Jadeja, spoke about the significance of women’s increased economic participation and women businesses solving Pakistan’s challenges. The audience also enjoyed an inspiring guitar performance by Babar Pal. Five dynamic women-led businesses showcased their ideas to advisors and mentors from Silicon Valley, London and Dubai ranging from Rise Mom, Linked Things, Roshni Rides, Trashit and Chefling Tales. Advisors included, Ali Meruani, COO Golootlo and Catherina Ballout, founding team member Bakery. The room was filled with male and female students and entrepreneurs who were there to learn and get inspired by the speakers and enjoy the competition.