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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.......

Why is Gopal Das free and not Khaleel Chishty?

If Dr Khaleel Chishty, a 79-year-old Pakistani accused of murder in 1992, dies in an Indian jail not only would it be a matter of shame, it would also be a setback in bringing home many Indian......

When are we happy?

There are many unknowns about happiness, but one thing is known: Thinking about happiness does not make you happy, says B S Prakash.Illustration: Uttam Ghosh Think of three age groups: 15 to 20......

Tamizh voter did not 'punish' the DMK. Here's why

A close analysis of the Tamil Nadu assembly election results shows that there is no marked difference in the voting pattern. The party has just begun to celebrate the "intelligence" of the average......

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......

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......

B-school grads dump PSUs, eye big pay in pvt firms

Public sector undertakings, which helped business schools ensure good placements in the last two years, are getting a raw treatment this year. PSUs say with the economy back on track, the......

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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Q. which famous playright's children were named susanna, judith and hamnet ?
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Q. "There is nothing either good or bad, but thinking makes it so" ... said by William Shakespeare , and Ramayana says " jaaki rahi bhawna jaisi , prabhu moorat dekhi tin taisi ."..... means Our opinions about others, feelings of self-reflection. ...... what do you think about this ?
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Novelist dissects origins of dislike

Not everyone would experience a sense of discomfiture while viewing the works of such Renaissance Masters as Titian or Rembrandt. But that is... ...

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Experts discuss interesting aspects of screenwriting

Pune: Several film experts recently got together at the Film and Television Institute of India (FTII) to discuss if formal training actually helps... ...

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Shakespeare's complete works set for Mandarin makeover

The UK government has recently donated 1.5 millions pound for translating William Shakespeare's complete work into Mandarin for audiences in China,... ...

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