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Was Bard's 'Dark Lady' a prostitute named Lucy Negro?

The Dark Lady who inspired some of William Shakespeare's romantic sonnets may have had a rather unladylike profession, as experts suggest that she may have been a notorious prostitute called 'Lucy......

Tagore's ancestral house to become museum

While kicking off the bard's week-long 151st birth anniversary celebrations here, Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee said they were thinking how to convert the mansion where Tagore was born and spent......

Sambhaji Bhagat: The bard of small things

As the school bell at Sadhana Vidyalaya in suburban Mumbai rings out another day, history teacher Sambhaji Bhagat, 50, is as eager as his students to leave. He rushes to his room......

Bardolatory: Top politicians who knew their Shakespeare

On April 23, 1616, English poet and dramatist William Shakespeare, aged 52 at the time, died on what several scholars regard as the anniversary of his birth.  Although it's almost 400 years......

Meet Mrs Dev Verman, Gulkirat Kaur Panag, 'Salim'

A candidate's name may well hold the key to electoral success, it seems. Illustration: Uttam Ghosh/Rediff.com What's in a name? That which we call a rose by any other name would smell as sweet.......

There's something in a name, say private equity players

When it comes to choosing a name for a new fund, private equity managers in India rarely heed the famous quote of the Bard of Avon, 'What's in a name?'It seems that fund managers who have launched......

EPFO initiative that will create 350,000 additional low cost homes

The initiative is expected to create 350,000 additional low cost homes. Retirement fund body EPFO is considering significantly increasing its exposure to housing finance companies to comply with......

Retailers seek changes in multi-brand FDI norms

Asking the government to tweak FDI norms in multi-brand segment, retailers said sourcing rules must be made similar to that of single brand while demanding foreign firms be allowed to put only 50......

BSNL, MTNL to buy 46 pc in Kuwait telecom firm

In one of the largest deals in West Asia, a consortium of Indian telecom firms led by Delhi-based Vavasi Group, which also hopes to rope in state-owned Bharat Sanchar Nigam Ltd (BSNL) and Mahanagar......

Corruption, American style

Con men, swindlers and cheaters pay bribes. Sophisticates hire lobbyists because lobbyists get better, more lasting results while only rarely landing in the slammer. We know intuitively that......

'It is very difficult to do Shakespeare in Gujarati'

Shakespeare in Gujarati, to be performed at the Globe Theatre in London where most of the Bard's plays were staged some 400 years ago, is not a midsummer night's dream, but a fact. Mumbai-based......

'Kaminey is a reminder that we have a dark side'

William Shakespeare wasn't the source for Vishal Bhardwaj's Kaminey but the Bard whose Othello inspired Bharadwaj's hit Omkara and whose Macbeth became Maqbool was very much looking over the......

Manorama: A well-executed thriller

If great theatre can be timeless -- the Bard is freshly recycled on stage or screen somewhere in the world every single week -- the same must hold true for great cinema.Following the thought that a......

Amitabh Bachchan's 10 Memorable Accents

Meet the Big B, a master of (voice) disguises.He’s at it again, that Amitabh Bachchan. The legendary actor is playing a Bengali charater in his next film, Piku, which led us to thinking of......

Heroine, Don, Asoka: Kareena's BEAUTIFUL screen avatars

Because, let's face it, we can never have enough of her on the silver screen!Box office fate of her films notwithstanding, Kareena Kapoor Khan has been consistently holding our gaze on screen with......

PIX: Britain stages a spectacular welcome for the world

Britain greeted the world on Friday with an extravagant celebration that included Bond, the Bard and a Beatle -- and a formal welcome from no less a figure than its jubilee queen. London's......

Police confirm Peter Roebuck committed suicide

Peter Roebuck, one of the most respected cricket commentators, who also wrote for Indian newspapers, committed suicide at his hotel in Cape Town where he was covering Australia's Test series......

Former Somerset captain and writer Roebuck dead at 55

Peter Roebuck, the former captain of English county Somerset and one of the finest cricket writers of his time, was found dead at the age of 55 in his hotel in South Africa, the Sydney Morning......

'Kalmadi is blowing his own trumpet'

Chairman of the Commonwealth Organising Committee andIndian Olympic Association president Suresh Kalmadi on Monday claimed credit for thespectacular three-houropening ceremony on Sunday. "We had a......

Tevez visits wife after premature delivery

Carlos Tevez flew out of Argentina on Thursday to return to Manchester City after visiting his wife following the premature birth of his second daughter, the sports daily Ole reported. The......
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We meet at the Indian Oil Corporation's headquarters in Bandra. The ID card slung around his neck and the crisp formals tell you that 41-year-old... ...

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Bid to get district cooperative banks help Consumerfed pay dues

Kochi: With the rice suppliers from Andhra Pradesh tightening their stand that they will not resume supply to Consumerfed without clearance of... ...

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The folio obsession

Mays' book on Henry Folger's obsessive hunt for multiple copies of Shakespeare's First Folio is irresistible. My interest in the millionaire... ...

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Poetry in motion

Drishtinandan Centre for Performing Arts, under dance director Kush Kushari, recently paid rich tribute to Adayar K Lakshman of Kalakshetra — the... ...

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