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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......

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.......

Dear Mr President, can you please pardon Sanjay Dutt?

A Ganesh Nadar writes an open letter to President Pranab Mukherjee requesting him to pardon the Bollywood actor currently in jail for possessing an AK 56 in 1993. Dear Mr President The evil that......

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......

Priyanka Chopra's cousin goes topless

A look at the top tweets from your favourite Bollywood celebrities:Priyanka Chopra's cousin Mannara -- formerly known as Barbie Handa -- will make her Bollywood debut......

Review: Haider is bewitchingly clever

And it will haunt you long after you've left the theatre, promises Sukanya Verma. By its very virtue, melancholy is a lonely, lingering, tedious and consuming emotional state. It simply cannot be......

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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Stalin:  A. A bard whose duty is to awaken a chief at dawn with music and song, The worshipper of a Vetaala, a magician. more

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From the bard to broadway

He is the second Hindi film composer after A.R. Rahman to head to Broadway. For more news from India Today, follow us on Twitter @indiatoday and on... ...

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Race Factor is Immaterial in Playing Fictional Roles

Daniel Craig may still play the legendary Hollywood spy James Bond, but emails leaked between Sony executives eyeing Idris Elba for the film's... ...

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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... ...

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Feasts for the festive season

Food adds cheer to holidays, denting gender barrier to cooking Shreekant Sambrani December 26, 2014 Last Updated at 22:38 IST "If music be the food... ...

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