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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......

'William Shakespeare is our heritage too'

Ah, Bollywood. The things it manages to do. Take the recently released Omkara, for instance. A fine piece of filmmaking that should win its director Vishal Bhardwaj more than just a Filmfare Award.......

Portraits, gun salutes as Britain's Queen Elizabeth turns 90

Britain on Thursday celebrated the 90th birthday of Queen Elizabeth II with gun salutes and fireworks and Prime Minister David Cameron paying tributes to the UK’s oldest and......

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......

No business like family business!

"Virtue itself turns vice, being misapplied..."William Shakespeare, Romeo and Juliet. Act II. Sc. 3. 1596Family businesses, ranging from tightly-held, private operations to publicly-traded, global......

Films, books that inspire corporate head honchos

What do A-listers like to read, watch or listen to? And who are the people they admire? Here is a list -- IMAGE: The poster of the film Taare Zameen Par. The film is one of the favourites of Amit......

Narayana Murthy on how to be a successful entrepreneur

If you want to succeed in the marketplace today, you have to bring differentiation: N R Narayana Murthy N R Narayana Murthy, founder-chairman of Infosys Technologies, has had his share of failure.......

FDI in retail and 'Two Cultures'

Governments should have a role in nurturing entrepreneurs who will make a difference to the society at large. A good many times I have been present at gatherings of people who are highly......

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......

'I am not comfortable singing all kinds of songs'

William Shakespeare may have many followers who agree with his What's in a name but Tochi Raina is definitely not one of them. The singer from Punjab, who sang the foot-tapping Dev D......

'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......

Saif and Shakespeare do no wrong

When you decide to adapt anything by William Shakespeare, what you need is a lot ofcourage.You are, to begin with, working with material over 400 years old -- tales that have been told and retold......

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......

Victorious Indian team felicitated by President

Less than 24 hours after creating history by winning the World Cup at the Wankhede stadium, the triumphant Indian team led by Mahendra Singh Dhoni was felicitated by President Pratibha Patil at Raj......

Is Ponting the best man to lead Aus for Ashes?

Australia captain Ricky Ponting insists he is the right man to lead the team for Ashes despite critics calling for his head after the Test series debacle in India. Australia suffered its......
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Assamese version of Macbeth staged

GUWAHATI, July 1 - Assamese rendering of William Shakespeare's immortal tragedy Macbeth was staged at the Madhabdev auditorium of Srimanta... ...

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Revolutionary roads

The most reviled man in early 19th century America (because he wrote The Age of Reason) died a pauper in the worst kind of squalor, his body... ...

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Cadences of the soil

Kavalam Narayana Panicker's versatility, erudition and artistry redefined theatre, dance and music in Kerala and rooted it all in the culture,... ...

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Theatre festival from tomorrow

Bhagavatharu, a city-based cultural organisation, will be hosting a five-day theatre fest titled Rangavihara at Ravindra Kalakshetra from July 1.... ...

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'Ghalib in New Delhi', 'Saudagar' wow audience

Chandigarh: The two-day theatre event of Chandigarh Sangeet Natak Akademi concluded at Tagore Theatre on Tuesday. Chandigarh Sangeet Natak Akademi... ...

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