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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......

The man who created Aishwarya, the fruit

'What's in a name; a rose called by any other name would smell as sweet' is what Shakespeare said centuries ago. But back in the tiny Malihabad town in the hinterland of Lucknow lives a man......

Shakespeare was a woman, claims expert

Shakespeare was actually a Jewish woman who had disguised to get her work published in Elizabethan London, where original literature from women was not acceptable, an expert has contended.The......

Blast in Kolkata leaves 25 injured

A powerful blast occurred at Hindusthan Unilever office in central Kolkata's Shakespeare Sarani on Wednesday morning injuring about 25 people.Police sources have refused to confirm whether the......

UP: Poet's ghost haunts a politician

Thou art mighty yet thy spirit walks... the famous quote in Shakespeare's play Julius Ceaser showing Brutus bowing to Ceaser's ghost could come true in this non-descript assembly constituency in......

Why Galaxy S4 is the best smartphone despite the quirks

"Parting is such sweet sorrow," William Shakespeare had said. Indeed, some of us tasked with reviewing the latest smartphones agree. But for us, the "sorrow" of letting go of one piece of hardware......

Budget 2013 speech gets modern on quotes; Stiglitz finds mention

In a marked shift from quoting words of ancient Indian economist Kautilya and Shakespeare by earlier Finance Ministers, P Chidambaram chose to quote from the contemporary economist Joseph Stiglitz......

Budget 2012: Pranab quotes Kautilya and Shakespeare

When it comes to quoting from literary masterpieces in budget speeches, Finance Minister Pranab Mukherjee made a quantum leap to quote the great modern-era playwright Shakespeare, after invoking......

Still no clearnace for Posco project

Orissa's mega steel project Posco has slipped into a situation of Shakespeare's 'To be, or not to be' with the Union environment minister putting a halt to forest clearance.Though Chief Minister......

10 great ways to manage your debt

Can you imagine what our world would be if we were to follow the famous advice of Polonius, the character from Shakespeare's Hamlet, to his son Laertes, before he goes abroad for schooling,......

Check out Who's Who in Haider

Planning to catch Vishal Bhardwaj's Haider?A look at the film's characters corresponding to the ones in Hamlet, the Shakespeare play it is inspired from. Shakespeare-specialist Vishal Bhardwaj's......

Bored? Solve the Haider puzzle, right here!

Here's a super fun way to while away your time! Vishal Bharadwaj rounds off his Shakespeare-inspired trilogy with Haider, the Shahid Kapoor, Shraddha Kapoor and Tabu starrer that is set to open in......

Bollywood's most memorable Shakespeare adaptations

Before Vishal Bharadwaj's advent, several Hindi filmmakers had attempted screen adaptations of Shakespeare's various works, with varied success.A version of William Shakespeare's most-adapted play,......

From Satyajit to Shakespeare, Soumitra still rules

So belatedly are national honours conferred in our country that it is rare to see a Dadasaheb Phalke awardee still in action. Soumitra Chatterjee -Satyajit Ray's actor-muse, longtime doyen of......

'We brought Shakespeare alive in London!'

Magic, sheer magic!" is how Sunil Shanbag, director of the Gujarati adaptation of the Shakespearean classic All's Well That Ends Well, describes the experience of performing the play at the......

PHOTOS: Colourful party brings curtain down on Games

London said farewell to the Olympic Games on Sunday with a high-octane romp through British pop music, bringing the curtain down on more than two weeks of action at the end of which the United......

Olympic flame to visit London palaces and castles

The Olympic torch will share the same security as the Crown Jewels at the Tower of London on its first night in the capital on Friday before embarking on a week-long journey that will take in......

London Olympic torch relay to visit Buckingham Palace

The Olympic torch relay will visit the London residences of both the Queen and Prime Minister on the day before the opening ceremony next month, organisers said on Thursday. Providing details of......

Meadow, cows, cricket for Olympic opening ceremony

London's Olympic Stadium will be transformed into a British meadow complete with fields, cows, ducks, a horse-drawn plough and a game of village cricket for the opening ceremony of this year's......
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Q. Petrarch is credited with inventing this fourteen-line poetic form. Shakespeare, Milton and Wordsworth also wrote a lot of them. What is this type of poem known as? sonnet villanelle ballad haiku
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RBI's Rajan

Mumbai: Reserve Bank of India (RBI) governor Raghuram Rajan had stern words for companies who have wilfully defaulted on loans to banks, saying... ...

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Art and culture are wounded in India

Living legend, national treasure, theatre doyen but when you meet Ratan Thiyam, there's no way you can spot the aura. He's dressed in a green tee... ...

http://m.timesofindia.com/city/kolkata/Ratan-Thiyam-Art-and-culture-are-wounded-in-India/articleshow/45280492.cms
Shakespeare's 400-yr-old 'first folio' worth 4m pounds found in French library

William Shakespeare's rare 400-year-old first edition of complete works, referred to by modern scholars as the "First Folio," which is worth 4... ...

http://www.siasat.com/english/news/shakespeares-400-yr-old-first-folio-worth-4m-pounds-found-french-library
Jonathan Gil Harris holds workshop on Shakespeare in Delhi

Jonathan Gil Harris, dean of academic affairs and professor of English at Ashoka University, recently conducted a workshop, 'Is Shakespeare... ...

http://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/city/delhi/Jonathan-Gil-Harris-holds-workshop-on-Shakespeare-in-Delhi/articleshow/45280463.cms
Rare First Shakespeare First Folio Found in French Library

A copy of William Shakespeare's First Folio, the first-ever compilation of the Bard's plays published in 1623, has been discovered in the library... ...

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