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Bill Cosby found guilty on 3 counts of sexual assault

Bill Cosby found guilty on 3 counts of sexual assault

Bill Cosby was convicted Thursday of drugging and molesting a woman in the first big celebrity trial of the #MeToo era, completing the spectacular late-life downfall of a comedian who broke racial barriers in Hollywood on his way to TV superstardom as America’s Dad. MORE..

(0) Comments | April 27, 2018  1:17 pm
Swedish DJ Avicii found dead in Oman at age of 28

Swedish DJ Avicii found dead in Oman at age of 28

The Swedish-born producer and DJ known as Avicii has been found dead in Oman. MORE..

(0) Comments | April 20, 2018  11:29 pm
Kendrick Lamar makes history with Pulitzer win

Kendrick Lamar makes history with Pulitzer win

Kendrick Lamar may have lost out on the best album Grammy for his acclaimed album Damn, but the hip-hop artist’s landmark album has just landed a far more esteemed prize: a Pulitzer. MORE..

(0) Comments | April 18, 2018  12:30 pm
Salman Khan convicted in 1998 poaching case

Salman Khan convicted in 1998 poaching case

A court in Rajasthan on Thursday convicted Bollywood star Salman Khan in a 19-year-old poaching case, a lawyer for the prosecution said. MORE..

(0) Comments | April 5, 2018  1:04 pm
Aishwarya Rai: Sexual harassment exists in all industries

Aishwarya Rai: Sexual harassment exists in all industries

Last year the #metoo movement became a rage in across the globe giving many women the courage and voice to speak up against sexual harassment at workplace. MORE..

(0) Comments | March 27, 2018  1:42 pm
Black Panther is the most-tweeted-about movie of all time

Black Panther is the most-tweeted-about movie of all time

Black Panther won’t stop setting records. Ryan Coogler’s film had the highest February opening weekend ever, and is on course to become the highest-grossing solo superhero movie ever. MORE..

(0) Comments | March 21, 2018  1:09 pm
Oscars Academy chief John Bailey ‘faces harassment allegations’

Oscars Academy chief John Bailey ‘faces harassment allegations’

The head of the organisation behind the Oscars is facing several allegations of sexual harassment, Hollywood trade publications report.MORE...

(0) Comments | March 17, 2018  1:01 pm
Jo Min-ki: South Korean actor found dead after #MeToo allegations

Jo Min-ki: South Korean actor found dead after #MeToo allegations

South Korean actor Jo Min-ki, who had been accused of sexually assaulting at least eight women, has been found dead. MORE...

(0) Comments | March 12, 2018  12:58 pm
Skills development plan and employment strategy launched

Skills development plan and employment strategy launched

The Skills Development plan and Employment Strategy for tourism sector in the Eastern province prepared by Australian funded project, Skills for Inclusive Growth Program was launched at the Ministry of Skills Development and Vocational training recently. MORE...

(0) Comments | March 12, 2018  12:50 pm
Nayanathara and Shanudrie  People’s teledrama actress of the year

Nayanathara and Shanudrie People’s teledrama actress of the year

Nayanathara Wickramarachchi and Shanudrie Priyasad of Deweni Inima win People’s teledrama actress of the year at SLIM – Nielsen People’s Award.

(0) Comments | March 10, 2018  9:35 am
Oscars 2018: Complete winners list

Oscars 2018: Complete winners list

The 2018 Oscars have come to a close as “The Shape of Water” and “Three Billboards outside Ebbing, Missouri” both had big nights. MORE...

(0) Comments | March 5, 2018  11:09 am
Royal wedding: Prince Harry and Meghan Markle invite 2,640 commoners

Royal wedding: Prince Harry and Meghan Markle invite 2,640 commoners

Prince Harry and Meghan Markle are inviting 2,640 members of the public to the grounds of Windsor Castle on their wedding day - but the invitation stops short of a slice of the royal cake. MORE..

(0) Comments | March 2, 2018  6:39 pm
Bollywood star Sridevi’s death ‘accidental drowning’

Bollywood star Sridevi’s death ‘accidental drowning’

Bollywood actress Sridevi Kapoor died of accidental drowning according to a Dubai forensics report. MORE..

(0) Comments | February 26, 2018  5:44 pm
Beloved Bollywood actress Sridevi dies at 54

Beloved Bollywood actress Sridevi dies at 54

Bollywood superstar Sridevi Kapoor has died of a heart attack, her family says. She was 54. MORE..

(0) Comments | February 25, 2018  8:30 am
Ada Derana 24 X 7 among the amazing five projects completed by SAM over the past months

Ada Derana 24 X 7 among the amazing five projects completed by SAM over the past months

The Stephen Arnold Music has included Ada Derana 24 x 7 as one of their amazing projects completed over the last few months.MORE...

(0) Comments | February 24, 2018  4:16 pm
Sri Lankan author to come out with Commonwealth empire trilogy

Sri Lankan author to come out with Commonwealth empire trilogy

Sri Lankan author Yudhanjaya Wijeratne will deal with a surreal landscape where technology and humanity intersect as he pens a trilogy on the “Commonwealth Empire”, with the first volume of the speculative fiction series to hit book stores in November. MORE..

(0) Comments | February 23, 2018  3:12 pm
Box Office Top 20: ‘Black Panther’ scores record Monday

Box Office Top 20: ‘Black Panther’ scores record Monday

With a massive $40.2 million in ticket sales Monday, “Black Panther” has set another box-office record: biggest Monday ever. MORE..

(0) Comments | February 21, 2018  12:15 pm
Reviving Sri Lankan Tamil cinema after 40 years

Reviving Sri Lankan Tamil cinema after 40 years

Almost an eon ago, the growth of Tamil cinema in Sri Lanka was considered on par with the Tamil film industry of India. However, there was a slump in making Sri Lankan Tamil movies owing to various issues and influences in the island nation. MORE..

(0) Comments | February 13, 2018  5:37 pm
Marvel celebrates its 10th birthday with iconic cast photo

Marvel celebrates its 10th birthday with iconic cast photo

Dozens of actors and filmmakers from across the Marvel Cinematic Universe have come together to celebrate 10 years of movie-making magic. Over the past decade Marvel has brought us 18 films, starting with Iron Man in 2008 and including Thor, The Avengers and Captain America. MORE...

(0) Comments | February 10, 2018  10:30 am
Eoin Morgan forced to postpone wedding after change to Sri Lanka tour

Eoin Morgan forced to postpone wedding after change to Sri Lanka tour

Eoin Morgan has been forced to rearrange his wedding later this year after changes were made to the itinerary for the tour of Sri Lanka. MORE..

(0) Comments | February 8, 2018  2:54 pm
Kylie Jenner gives birth to a baby girl

Kylie Jenner gives birth to a baby girl

The US reality TV star Kylie Jenner confirmed on Sunday that she has given birth to a baby girl. The 20-year-old was rumoured to be expecting a child, but had remained quiet about her pregnancy. MORE...

(0) Comments | February 5, 2018  9:55 am
Leading jazz trombonist to visit Sri Lanka for #USASL70

Leading jazz trombonist to visit Sri Lanka for #USASL70

Celebrated New York City jazz artist Wycliffe Gordon will travel to Sri Lanka in February and premiere a special composition commissioned by the U.S. Embassy commemorating the 70th anniversary of diplomatic relations between the United States and Sri Lanka. MORE..

(0) Comments | February 1, 2018  2:31 pm
Sri Lankan consulate for Western Australia to host special Independence Day celebration

Sri Lankan consulate for Western Australia to host special Independence Day celebration

The Honorary consulate for Sri Lanka in Western Australia will organize a special event to celebrate the 2018 Sri Lankan Independence Day in Perth. MORE...

(0) Comments | January 30, 2018  4:13 pm
2018 Grammys: Bruno Mars wins six while Kendrick Lamar steals the show

2018 Grammys: Bruno Mars wins six while Kendrick Lamar steals the show

Bruno Mars and Kendrick Lamar stole the show, and most of the awards, at the 2018 Grammys. Mars provided the night’s big upset, taking the album of the year trophy that most critics assumed would go to Lamar’s rap tour de force, Damn. MORE...

(0) Comments | January 30, 2018  1:53 pm
Grammys 2018: The main winners

Grammys 2018: The main winners

Ed Sheeran, Kendrick Lamar and Bruno Mars were among the winners at the 60th annual Grammy Awards. MORE...

(0) Comments | January 29, 2018  10:18 am