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India's Shakespearean love affair

When it comes to celebrating William Shakespeare, can India be far behind?At the recent celebrations marking the Bard's 400th death anniversary, India's High Commissioner to the United Kingdom......

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......

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......

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: Ali feted by the famous and fans in final farewell

IMAGE: A hearse carrying the body of the late Muhammad Ali enters Cave Hill Cemetery in Louisville, Kentucky, US. Photograph: John Sommers II /Reuters Religious and political leaders joined......

Prem Panicker: Fortune's Fools Fail Again

'This was not the cleanest game of cricket you've ever seen -- there were too many flubs and fumbles for that. But it was certainly the semi-final this mostly blah tournament has needed -- two......
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Mahesh Bhatt's play to be staged in Singapore

Ace filmmaker Mahesh Bhatt is taking his play "Do Deewane Shaher Mein" -- an Indian adaptation of William Shakespeare's comedy "The Two Gentlemen... ...

http://www.prokerala.com/news/articles/a673285.html
Nallurahalli residents wage war on garbage, remove 7 black spots

With the aim of making footpaths walkable and free from black spots, Nallurahalli Rising, a movement of residents from the east Bengaluru... ...

http://www.deccanherald.com/content/566156/nallurahalli-residents-wage-war-garbage.html
The maverick

Most Indian viewers remember Utpal Dutt from the Hindi films that he acted in in the 1970s and 1980s, shuttling between comic roles and villainous... ...

http://www.mydigitalfc.com/films/bscreen-savourb-maverick-863
Vinay Pathak ready to show you the funny in Island City

AAVP Vinay Pathak blames it on a play he saw years ago in New York as an MBA student. Thats when he decided to ditch his future as a moolah-making... ...

http://www.catchnews.com/culture-news/vinay-pathak-ready-to-show-you-the-funny-in-island-city-1471540214.html
Shakespeare in many guises at Edinburgh Festival

Geoffrey Carey and Valerie Crouzet perform at the dress rehearsal of Eat a Crocodile's production of Shakespeare's Twelfth Night, at the Lyceum... ...

http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/INentertainmentNews/~3/pLVg4S52fyA/britain-shakespeare-idINKCN10U19M

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