Cricket is perhaps the only sport in which a captain actually does more than just play the game or wear an armband.
Apart from having good, consistent cricketing abilities, he has to also exhibit a penchant for the kind of leadership found in a military general or in a political leader.
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ISLAMABAD: Pakistan Monday criticised the US over legislation linking $33 million in aid with the release of a doctor who helped the CIA track down Osama bin Laden, saying it was “disappointed” by the move.
Shakeel Afridi is awaiting retrial on a treason conviction under the country´s tribal justice system for alleged ties to militants.Angry . . . → Read More: Pakistan disappointed in $33 million aid tied down to Dr Shakil Afridi
A leadership deficit is perhaps Pakistan’s most pressing problem. Pick up any newspaper or magazine, turn on the television or ask the person sitting next to you and they will agree that Pakistan has a serious dearth of leaders. While there is agreement on the existence of our leadership problem, a solution is rarely suggested.
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25 Of The World’s Cheapest Places To Live.
10. Tehran, Iran
Originally called Ray, this city is Iran’s 32nd national capital and has been that way for 220 years. Home to the sixth tallest tower in the world, the Milad tower, it is among the largest cities in Western Asia. The average price for a 1 . . . → Read More: Karachi cheapest city in 2013
The field of space and planetary astrophysics remains relatively obscure amongst academic disciplines taught in Pakistan, but with India recently having launched its Mars Orbiter Mission (MOM), the onus is now on the second-largest country in South Asia to make similar steps.
Unfortunately, the history of Pakistan’s space program has been chequered at best. Nobel . . . → Read More: Pakistan’s Failing Space Program