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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......

'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.......

Troll of the year: The man who parodied Subramanian Swamy!

Subramanian Swamy is generally regarded as The Man You Don't Mess With.But an unnamed Indian software engineer -- or so he claims -- took on the redoubtable defender of Hindutva in cyberspace, and......

Ruskin Bond: If I can't write, I might as well be dead

'I like the thought that I am competing successfully with writers much younger than me,' says Ruskin Bond. Ruskin Bond, the writer of over 130 books, at his home in Landour.Photograph: Seema......

Dilemma of a Congress spokesman: Damned either way!

It is, as a matter of fact, not the spokesman's 'responsibility' to answer questions pertaining to people who are not related to the party, says Odisha Congress leader V B Routray This......

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......

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......

'Deficit must be well within 5% of GDP'

"To be, or not to be, that is the question: Whether 'tis Nobler in the mind to suffer The Slings and Arrows of outrageous Fortune, Or to take Arms against a Sea of troubles, And by opposing end......

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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To roast or not to roast

Karanvir Gupta Recently in the muck of controversies at the national gamut of affairs has been the AIB Knockout starring Karan Johar (as the host)... ...

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The slip, the cup and the lip

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A modern take on William Shakespeare's works

The Merchant of Venice is one of William Shakespeare's most popular tales, and is a saga of romance, revenge and greed. The play also boasts of... ...

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Punished for a war victory

After 1971, Indira Gandhi slashed the military's pay packets. Through OROP, Modi regime must now course-correct On February 17, the Defence... ...

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