Thursday, 19 September 2019

Tag Archives: criticised

AMIR NOT A GOOD EXAMPLE FOR YOUNG CRICKETERS: KAMRAN AKMAL

KARACHI: Veteran wicketkeeper-batsman Kamran Akmal has criticised Mohammad Amir for quitting Test cricket at the tender age of 27, saying that the fast bowler’s decision “has not left a good example for young cricketers”. Akmal, in an interview with CricketPakistan, said that Amir has made the wrong call by retiring from the five-day ...

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Scarlett Johansson should be allowed any role

HOLLYWOOD: Scarlett Johansson thinks she should be ‘’allowed to play any person’’. The 34-year-old actress came under fire for accepting the role of a transgender man in the upcoming movie ‘Rub & Tug’ – a role which she exited after public outrage – but she has slammed the ‘’restriction’’ of ...

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Sabyasachi faces backlash over ‘overdressed women’ post

MUMBAI: Sabyasachi’s brand is synonymous with uber luxurious Indian wear and exquisite jewellery. Several celebrities are seen regularly donning his creations, and a few of them have also opted to wear custom Sabyasachi lehengas for their weddings. On July 6, a post went up on Sabyasachi’s official Instagram handle which ...

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Raveena Tandon apologises to Zaira, deletes previous ‘harsh’ tweet

Bollywood’s actress Raveena Tandon has apologised to Zaira Wasim, who quit Indian film industry for religion, and deleted her previous tweets calling her an ‘ungrateful two-film-old’. In her latest tweet, Raveena regretted her previous harsh comments and wrote:  “I wish her luck and strength after seeing this, I now regret ...

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No ‘grouping’ within Pakistan team, insists Hafeez

LONDON: All-rounder Mohammad Hafeez has rubbished reports of “grouping” within the Pakistan cricket team, questioning “why such speculation does not happen when the team is winning.” The cricketer nickname Professor aired his views while speaking to media personnel following a team practice session in London. “Whenever we lose this talk ...

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Trump in new attack on London’s mayor Khan

LONDON: US President Donald Trump launched a fresh attack Saturday on London Mayor Sadiq Khan, backing a right-wing British columnist who has been widely accused of Islamophobia and once called migrants “cockroaches”. Trump attached his latest denunciation of the mayor to a retweet by Katie Hopkins about crime in “Khan’s ...

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ICC defends no-reserve-day decision, blames ‘unseasonable weather’

NOTTINGHAM: The International Cricket Council (ICC) defended not scheduling reserve days for group matches at the rain-marred World Cup and blamed the disruptions on “extremely unseasonable weather”. A record three matches have already been either abandoned or called off in the weather-hit tournament and the forecast is for further washouts ...

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Bangladesh proposes safe zone in Myanmar for Rohingya refugees

DHAKA: Bangladesh’s Foreign Minister AK Abdul Momen has called on Russia, China and India to help the country tackle the Rohingya refugee crisis. In an interview with Anadolu news agency, Momen said his government has proposed to establish a safe zone in Rakhine state in Myanmar from where the refugees ...

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I was pinched in front of everyone: Kangana Ranaut

BOLLYWOOD: Rani Mukerji received immense flak for her controversial take on the revolutionary #MeToo movement that hit India recently. While netizens have criticised Rani for stating that women are responsible for their own safety, Kangana Ranaut has lent support to the actress saying, “Expecting another person to make sure that ...

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Virat Kohli world’s ‘worst behaved player’, says Naseeruddin Shah

MUMBAI: Days after Virat Kohli provoked a social media storm after telling a critic to leave the country for criticising his batting, Bollywood actor Naseeruddin Shah has criticised the batsman for his behaviour. Naseeruddin Shah in a post on his Facebook account, said Virat Kohli is the world’s worst behaved ...

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