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Injured Gerrard to miss rest of season

LONDON – Liverpool’s hopes of securing European football have been dealt a blow after captain Steven Gerrard was ruled out for the rest of the season after suffering a recurrence of a groin injury, the club said on Friday.
The midfielder, who last played for the club in their 3-1 victory over Manchester United on March 6, underwent surgery last month but suffered a setback after returning to training last week. “We still don’t know definitively what the problem is, so we will

Liverpool’s Gerrard to miss the rest of season

LONDON – Liverpool’s hopes of securing European football have been dealt a blow after captain Steven Gerrard was ruled out for the rest of the season after suffering a recurrence of a groin injury, the club said on Friday.
The midfielder, who last played for the club in their 3-1 victory over Manchester United on March 6, underwent surgery last month but suffered a setback after returning to training last week.
“We still don’t know definitively what the problem is, so we

Pollen season shorter but more intense this year: Health Ministry

ISLAMABAD – Because of the rainy spell earlier this year, the inhabitants of Islamabad are facing an intense pollen season. Usually allergy patients suffer from the middle to the end of March, however this year the rains delayed the shedding of paper mulberry pollens, which intensified the problem. With the advent of spring in the federal capital, the number of pollen allergy patients visiting the city’s hospitals and clinics increased significantly.
Pakistan Institute of

Pakistani mango will enter the US this season

LAHORE – Pakistan has succeeded in the mango diplomacy with the United States. Pakistan will start sending the world’s sweetest mango – validated by universal scientific sweetness measurements – to the US from this spring. This was disclosed in a press statement issued by the Harvest Trading chief executive officer Ahmad Jawad. He pointed out that currently, Pakistan exports some five percent of mango of the total crop, which are mainly exported to wholesale markets.
He said

‘American Idol’s’ David Archuleta on the new season

LOS ANGELES – “American Idol” Season 7 runner-up David Archuleta doesn’t watch much TV, but he wasn’t about to miss the momentous Season 10 premiere! In fact, he and the rest of the Archuletas made it family night and sat together as the world was introduced to new judges Jennifer Lopez and Steven Tyler.
“It feels like the first season of American Idol is starting again,” he says. “That same excitement is there.” Ever the half-glass-full optimist, a chat with the lovable dimpled

KSE stagnant as result season draws out

KARACHI – The result season has begun as PPL, FFBL, FFC, and POL have declared half year financial results, whereas LOTPTA has announced annual results. Majority of the results were inline with analysts’ expectation except for FFBL. The current week’s index performance depicted the same dreary tendency.
The stock market moved within a narrow band of 207 points, touching a high of 12,557 and low of 12,350 points. The index gained a mere 31 points, with a considerably low average

Woods to start season at Torrey Pines

SAN DIEGO – Tiger Woods will launch his 2011 PGA Tour season next week in San Diego, officially entering the Farmers Insurance Open at Torrey Pines on Wednesday.
Woods has won the last five times he has competed at the Torrey Pines course, including his epic 2008 US Open playoff victory over Rocco Mediate. “I’ve been working hard on my game, it’s game time hooah!!” Woods Tweeted on Wednesday.

AMERICAN IDOL – Eight big changes coming this season

LOS ANGELES – New judges Jennifer Lopez and Steven Tyler aren’t the only changes in store for the 10th season of “American Idol,” premiering January 19 on Fox. Here are eight other fixes designed to help the talent show recover from a disappointing 2010 outing.
1. UPDATED SET: The set is undergoing substantial modification, including the location of the band, led by musical director Ray Chew.
2. FASTER ELIMINATION: The elimination process is speeding up considerably; viewers

movieReview – Season Of The Witch

LOS ANGELES – Rule number one of basic filmmaking: don’t name your film after an especially maligned Halloween sequel that has become only more infamously derided as the decades have passed. This is just the first of many mistakes occasionally-talented director Dominic Sena (‘Kalifornia’ and ‘Swordfish’, but also ‘Gone in 60 Seconds’ and ‘Whiteout’) makes in ‘Season of the Witch’, a glorified straight-to-video bargain bin supernatural horror flick which may have settled the case for

ATP Chennai Open – Berdych starts new season in style

CHENNAI – Top seed Tomas Berdych of the Czech Republic opened his campaign in the 450,000-dollar ATP Chennai Open with a fluent win over Frederico Gil of Portugal on Tuesday.
The world number six needed just 45 minutes to defeat the 101st-ranked Gil 6-0, 6-1 in a first round match at the Nungambakkam Tennis stadium in the southern Indian city. Gil was facing a total rout when he trailed 5-0 in the second set, but managed to hold his serve at that stage to win his only game in

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