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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......

Pearson charged by FA after fan argument

Leicester City manager Nigel Pearson has been charged by the Football Association after arguing with a fan during their Premier League defeat by Liverpool this month. "It is alleged that during the......

EPL: Under-pressure Pearson hits out at Leicester fans

Leicester City fans should stay at home if they are not prepared to support the Premier League's bottom club during a dismal run of form, manager Nigel Pearson said following their 3-1 home defeat......

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......
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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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Agra Forgets Poet Mirza Ghalib On His 218th Birthday

Agra : Mirza Ghalib, whose contribution to Urdu literature was perhaps as significant as that of Shakespeare to English, was born here on this day... ...

http://www.ndtv.com/article/india/ghalib-s-agra-forgets-him-on-218th-birthday-640520?pfrom=home-cities
The best and the worst films of this year

No, it wasn't a great year for the Hindi film industry; it has undoubtedly seen better. Unlike 2013, which gave us gems like Kai Po Che!, The... ...

http://www.mid-day.com/articles/2014-recap-the-best-and-the-worst-films-of-this-year/15869175
CLASSICS REVISITED

sudipta chanda reports on a celebration of Shakespeare WITH this year marking 30m years in the running, Academy Theatre celebrated the Bard of... ...

http://www.thestatesman.net/news/96337-classics-revisited.html
Wily, wild, winsome

It's okay to burp. Yes, even for a girl. That discovery leads to instantly uncorked exhilaration for Rani Mehra, who, from that point on, embraces... ...

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Deepika Padukone

Im not saying ambition is a bad thing, but life is unpredictable. I don't know what Im going to be doing in the second half of next year. I don't... ...

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