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  • We are a proud cricket nation and need to get rid of mercurial tag: Wasim Khan

    KARACHI: Pakistan Cricket Board’s newly-appointed Mana­ging Director Wasim Khan has said that players in Pakistan need to work on their mental strength in order to meet challenges of modern day cricket and to be counted among the leading Test nations in the world of cricket...

    It is not good that the people affiliate terms like ‘mercurial’ with our side and say that we crumble under pressure...

  • Hafeez relishes Pakistan's 'unpredictable' tag

    Mohammad Hafeez has no problems with Pakistan being known as “unpredictable”, saying he “loves” the tag that is so often applied to the team...

    The cliche that you can never be sure which Pakistan team will turn up is one the current side have embraced at this tournament...

  • England series: Pakistan’s ‘favourites’ tag unjustified, says Botham

    Former all-rounder Ian Botham has written off Pakistan as favourites for the on-going Test series against England, terming the narrow draw in the first game a big blow to the confidence of Misbah-ul-Haq’s side...

    ”I could never quite understand why Pakistan were such favourites before the series - just like with Australia before the Ashes - and they certainly won’t be now,” wrote Botham in a column for Daily Mirror...

  • Pakistan keen to shed 'unpredictable' tag

    After being routed by West Indies in their World Cup opener and shocking England on Monday, Pakistan are living up to their billing as cricket's most unpredictable side but quick Hasan Ali says they are determined to find a measure of consistency...

    The 1992 champions went into their opener against West Indies on the back of 10 straight losses and did nothing to boost their confidence after being bundled out for 105 inside 22 overs en...

  • The corruption tag

    The PPP is not the right party for vast areas of Pakistan...

    He has used some of his precious time inducting a few unknown names and perhaps a smattering of notables in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa...

  • Tag, you’re it!

    That means photos, and lots of them...

    Unfortunately, that also means unwanted tagging, which makes the picture show up on your profile page and pesters you with notification upon notification...

  • India plans to tag millions of cows to curb smuggling

    The Indian government has told the country's top court that millions of cows will be tagged with a tamper-proof plastic tag linked to a national database in a bid to curb smuggling within the country and beyond its borders...

    Cows are considered sacred in Hindu-majority India, and their slaughter is a punishable offence in many states...

  • Nike, Tag Heuer suspend ties with Maria Sharapova

    “We are saddened and surprised by the news about Maria Sharapova,” Nike said in a statement...

    “We have decided to suspend our relationship with Maria while the investigation continues?”Meanwhile, Swiss watch brand TAG Heuer is also dropping its sponsorship of Sharapova, after the Russian tennis star said she had failed a drug test...

  • Dhoni plays down India’s favourites tag

    India won the inaugural edition in 2007 and are gunning to become the tournament’s only two-time winners...

    “We are looking to make a slow and steady progress, rather than think too far ahead,” said the wicket-keeping batsman, who is widely expected to retire at the end of the tournament...

  • Chokers tag is ‘monkey on back’: Du Plessis

    Since their readmission in 1991 after apartheid era ban, Proteas have been the nearly men of world cups in both T20 and 50-over cricket, falling agonisingly short of final on several occasions...

    Asked about the chokers tag at a press conference, du Plessis said they were coping better at crunch points in tight matches and had improved their record on chasing totals...

  • Swiss Tag Heuer teams up with big tech for luxury smartwatch

    ZURICH: LVMH's Tag Heuer became on Monday the first Swiss watchmaker to offer a "smartwatch" to customers that combines Swiss design with American technology, seeking to tap a growing market for wearable devices amid flagging sales of traditional watches...

    Co-developed with Google and Intel, the "Tag Heuer Connected" will cost $1,500...

  • India set to retain fastest growing economy tag

    Modi swept to power promising to revitalise Asia's third-largest economy and, despite a dearth of private investment and shrinking exports, his policies are having some success as cooling inflation and lower interest rates have boosted consumer demand...

    5 per cent year-on-year between January and March, faster than the previous quarter's 7...

  • Price tag doesn't make me automatic United choice, says Mkhitaryan

    Midfielder Henrikh Mkhitaryan acknowledges his hefty price tag does not guarantee him a starting place at Manchester United and is prepared to fight for a spot in manager Jose Mourinho's first team...

    “So I am trying to do my best during the training to earn this place to play and then we will see, because I don't think I will play every game, depending on the tactical situation, depending on the opponent...

  • TAG on polio recommends leadership stability, accountability mechanism

    ISLAMABAD: A six-member delegation from the Technical Advisory Group (TAG) advising Pakistan on its polio eradication programme has recommended that the country maintain leadership stability and eliminate flaws by introducing an accountability mechanism...

    Led by TAG Chairman Dr Jean Marc Olive, the group has also suggested improved coordination with Afghanistan, and vigorous campaigns on either side of the border if a polio case is...

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