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  • Shakespeare's school enrolls girl students for first time September 3, 2013

    The British all-boys school that famed English playwright William Shakespeare attended has opened its doors to girls for the first time in its 460-year history. Over 30 girls have started the September term taking their A-levels at King Edward VI School in Stratford-upon-Avon. More than 200 girls from 38 different schools...
  • Was Shakespeare a taxdodging food hoarder? April 1, 2013

    London: Bad Bard! William Shakespeare was repeatedly dragged before the courts and fined for illegally hoarding food during times of shortage, and even threatened with jail for evading his taxes, a new study on the famous English playwright has claimed. "There was another side to Shakespeare besides the brilliant playwright...
  • US Northeast slowly recovering from massive blizzard February 11, 2013

    Newport: Travel eased and life slowly returned to normal for most New Englanders after a massive blizzard, but many remained without power in cold and darkened homes and a forecast of rain brought a new worry: Weight piling up dangerously on roofs already burdened by heavy snow. The storm that slammed...
  • US: Blizzard hammers the Northeastern coast, 5 dead February 10, 2013

    Boston/New York: A recordbreaking blizzard packing hurricaneforce winds hammered the northeastern United States on Saturday, cutting power to 700,000 homes and businesses, shutting down travel and leaving at least five people dead. The mammoth storm that stretched from the Great Lakes to the Atlantic dumped more than 3 feet of...
  • Indian software student shot dead in US July 14, 2010

    Washington: An Indian student studying software engineering in Stratford University in Connecticut was shot dead by unidentified assailants in a suspected robbery case. Arun Kumar Narote, who hails from Hyderabad was gunned down Monday at a grocery store at Bridgeport in Connecticut where he was working as a parttime employee. The incident...