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Poland to debut Pope John Paul II musical

John Paul II

It’s a tale of saints and singers: a new Polish musical is bringing some pizzazz to the story of its beloved native son, the late pope John Paul II.

‘John Wayne Day’ scrapped in California over race row

John Wayne

California legislators voted down a resolution on Thursday aimed at honouring legendary actor John Wayne, after opponents accused him of being a racist.

Harry ropes in Queen in reply to Obamas

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This image taken from a video released by Kensington Palace, London, on Friday shows Prince Harry receiving a video message from F.L.O.T.U.S, Michelle Obama. (Photo: AP)

Memorial for Prince to be held in Los Angeles in May

Fans will be able pay tribute to late music icon Prince during a public memorial in Los Angeles in May.

Scientists create human sperm from skin cells

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Scientists in Spain on Wednesday they had created human sperm from skin cells, a medical feat which could eventually lead to a treatment for infertility.

Early humans were meat for carnivores

Scientists have found tooth-marks on a 500,000-year-old hominin bone which indicate that large carnivores, likely hyenas, may have consumed early humans.

Too much red meat makes you age faster?

A diet containing too much red meat and not enough fruits and vegetables could increase your body’s “biological age” and lead to health problems, according to a latest research.

Priyanka Chopra slams Trump call to ‘ban Muslims’

Priyanka Chopra

Quantico star Priyanka Chopra has criticised Republican presidential frontrunner Donald Trump’s call for banning Muslim immigrants, saying generalising a type of people is “really primitive”.

Saturday’s edition of this newspaper had a small but puzzling news report on page 12. It was headlined: “John Wayne Day scrapped in California over race row”.

Gujarat University has been asked to produce Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s correspondence course degree. I wish they could find my diploma as well.