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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,......

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......

'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......

Karmayogi and Ordinary, up for release

Director V K Prakash's adaptation of William Shakespeare's Hamlet titled Karmayogi, opens today (March 16). Meanwhile, debutant director Sugeeth has chosen the breathtakingly beautiful Gavi as the......

First Look: Karmayogi hits theatres in June

Director V K Prakash is presenting an adaptation of William Shakespeare's Hamlet in his latest film Karmayogi. 'Karmayogi has been established in the feudal era and shot amidst the picturesque......

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......

Watson becomes top-ranked ODI all-rounder

Australia's Shane Watson has become the top-ranked ODI all-rounder and also achieved a career-best ranking to date in the Reliance ICC ODI Rankings, at the end of Bangladesh and Australia series......
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Q. Why we cry when we fell bad?
TWINKLE:  A.  more

http://qna.rediff.com/questions-and-answers/why-we-cry-when-we-fell-bad/27347975/answers/

New moon
Q. Kya subah subah absynth pinae sae hum Shakespeare bantae hae
New Moon:  A. "To weep is to make less the depth of grief "- Shakespeare more

http://qna.rediff.com/questions-and-answers/kya-subah-subah-absynth-pinae-sae-hum-shakespeare-bantae-hae/27308761/answers/27347990

PARTHA PATHAK
Q. are you allergic or synergic with Shakespeare saab's quote " what's in a name ? Why ?
PARTHA PATHAK:  A. No way more

http://qna.rediff.com/questions-and-answers/are-you-allergic-or-synergic-with-shakespeare-saabs-quote--w/27158697/answers/27308762

Farhaan
Q. Whats your idea of love?
Farhaan:  A. If u are talking about qna.. then I am allergic to Shakespeare saab's quote.. simply because people keep similar names when they have the option of...... more

http://qna.rediff.com/questions-and-answers/whats-your-idea-of-love/27151515/answers/27158724

PRIYA
Q. Do you like name or fame ?
PRIYA:  A. one. Love is the light which dissolves all walls between souls, families and nations. ', two. The opposite of love is not hate. It is apathy.three....... more

http://qna.rediff.com/questions-and-answers/do-you-like-name-or-fame-/27091316/answers/27151522

  Web results for Shakespeare
Rajat Kapoor's tributes to Shakespeare

hakespeare is known for his tragic heroes and one of his tragic characters, King Lear, was portrayed by a clown in a play, Nothing Like Lear. The... ...

http://www.dailypioneer.com/state-editions/bhopal/rajat-kapoors-tributes-to-shakespeare.html
Much ado about Shakespeare?

Marking the 450th birth anniversary of William Shakespeare does sound anachronistic in a country where his language — and, by extension, even the... ...

http://economictimes.indiatimes.com/opinion/editorial/much-ado-about-shakespeare/articleshow/34128159.cms
Bard flies high on birthday

London, April 23: The Bard was flying high today literally on his 450th birthday. A 10-foot image of William Shakespeares face was painted on to... ...

http://www.telegraphindia.com/1140424/jsp/foreign/story_18272967.jsp
William Shakespeare Turns Four Hundred And Fifty Years Old

William Shakespeare was born four hundred and fifty years ago on April 23, 2014. His works have stood the test of time precisely because they are... ...

http://businessofcinema.com/hollywood/william-shakespeare-turns-four-hundred-fifty-years-old/142618
Shahid Kapoor-Vishal Bhardwaj plan Maha Kaminey

There is no doubt that Shahid Kapoor 's biggest hit till date is Kaminey . Director Vishal Bhardwaj is now thinking of coming up with the sequel.... ...

http://www.apunkachoice.com/content/article/sid100019457-shahid_kapoorvishal_bhardwaj_plan_maha_kaminey/

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