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Netflix raises monthly subscription prices in US, Canada

Netflix raises monthly subscription prices in US, Canada

Netflix has raised its monthly subscription price by $1 to $2 per month in the United States depending on the plan, the company said on Friday, to help pay for new programming to compete in the crowded streaming TV market. MORE..

(0) Comments | January 18, 2022  5:16 pm
Lata Mangeshkar admitted to hospital with Covid-19

Lata Mangeshkar admitted to hospital with Covid-19

Legendary Indian singer Lata Mangeshkar was admitted to an Intensive Care Unit (ICU) after she was tested COVID-19 positive. MORE..

(0) Comments | January 11, 2022  1:57 pm
Comedian and “Full House” star Bob Saget dead at 65

Comedian and “Full House” star Bob Saget dead at 65

Bob Saget, the comedian and actor arguably known best by audiences as wholesome patriarch Danny Tanner on the sitcom “Full House,” has died, his family confirmed in a statement to CNN. MORE..

(0) Comments | January 10, 2022  9:59 am
Betty White, US Golden Girls actress, dies aged 99

Betty White, US Golden Girls actress, dies aged 99

Actress Betty White, who made US television audiences laugh for more than seven decades, starring on popular sitcoms “The Golden Girls” and “The Mary Tyler Moore Show,” has died, US media reported Friday. She was 99. MORE..

(0) Comments | January 1, 2022  5:06 pm
British socialite Ghislaine Maxwell convicted of sex trafficking

British socialite Ghislaine Maxwell convicted of sex trafficking

Ghislaine Maxwell was found guilty by a U.S. jury on Wednesday of helping the late financier Jeffrey Epstein sexually abuse teenage girls, sealing a remarkable fall from grace for the British socialite. MORE..

(0) Comments | December 31, 2021  12:08 am
‘Spider-Man: No Way Home’ surpasses $1 bn globally

‘Spider-Man: No Way Home’ surpasses $1 bn globally

The hit new “Spider-Man” became the first billion-dollar-grossing film of the pandemic era over the Christmas weekend, reaching the milestone while holding firmly to the North American box office top spot, industry watcher Exhibitor Relations said Sunday. MORE..

(0) Comments | December 27, 2021  4:49 pm
Miss World 2021 postponed after contestants & staff contract Covid-19

Miss World 2021 postponed after contestants & staff contract Covid-19

One of the prestigious beauty pageants Miss World has been postponed due to Covid-19 concerns. MORE..

(0) Comments | December 17, 2021  3:24 pm
India’s Harnaaz Sandhu crowned Miss Universe 2021

India’s Harnaaz Sandhu crowned Miss Universe 2021

Harnaaz Sandhu of India was crowned the 70th Miss Universe on Sunday, topping a field of some 80 contestants in a pageant that was touched by politics and the pandemic. MORE..

(0) Comments | December 13, 2021  9:56 am
Dutch govt to pay up to €150m for Rembrandt work

Dutch govt to pay up to €150m for Rembrandt work

The Rothschild family signed a letter of intent on Wednesday to sell the Dutch government a Rembrandt self-portrait for €165 million ($187.1m), the Culture Ministry said. MORE..

(0) Comments | December 9, 2021  1:58 pm
Bollywood actress Jacqueline Fernandez offloaded from flight at Mumbai airport

Bollywood actress Jacqueline Fernandez offloaded from flight at Mumbai airport

Bollywood actress Jacqueline Fernandez on Sunday was offloaded from a flight at the Mumbai Airport by immigration officials due to a LOC (Look Out Circular) issued by the Enforcement Directorate against her in connection with Rs 2 billion extortion case involving conman Sukesh Chandrashekar, said sources. MORE..

(0) Comments | December 6, 2021  1:20 pm
Gucci heirs threaten legal action over Ridley Scott film

Gucci heirs threaten legal action over Ridley Scott film

The heirs of Italian fashion house Gucci on Monday threatened to take legal action over Ridley Scott’s new film House of Gucci for depicting members of the family as “hooligans”. MORE..

(0) Comments | November 30, 2021  1:42 pm
Musician Jon Batiste leads Grammy Award nominations with 11

Musician Jon Batiste leads Grammy Award nominations with 11

Jon Batiste might be the Grammys biggest surprise: The multi-genre performer and recent Oscar winner made such an impression on voters that he scored the most nominations with 11 on Tuesday. MORE..

(0) Comments | November 24, 2021  5:41 pm
Sri Lankan dramatist’s “Untouched” awarded Best Monodrama at Egypt Theatre Festival

Sri Lankan dramatist’s “Untouched” awarded Best Monodrama at Egypt Theatre Festival

“Untouched”, written and directed by Sri Lankan dramatist Sujeewa Pathinisekara and presented by Inter Act Art theatre has been selected as the Best Monodrama at Sham Al Sheik International Theatre Festival held at Sham Al Sheikh city in Egypt. MORE..

(0) Comments | November 19, 2021  3:23 pm
Felicitation program in Parliament for new generation singer Yohani

Felicitation program in Parliament for new generation singer Yohani

A felicitation program for the new generation Singer Yohani Diloka de Silva is scheduled to be held on November 23 in Parliament. MORE..

(0) Comments | November 19, 2021  1:33 pm
Jai Bhim: The Indian film that overtook The Godfather on IMDb

Jai Bhim: The Indian film that overtook The Godfather on IMDb

Jai Bhim, a Tamil language film, has been rated the top film by users on IMDb, beating classics such as The Shawshank Redemption and The Godfather. MORE..

(0) Comments | November 17, 2021  7:02 pm
Britney Spears released from 13-year conservatorship

Britney Spears released from 13-year conservatorship

Britney Spears has described the termination of a legal arrangement that controlled many aspects of her life for 13 years as “the best day ever”. MORE..

(0) Comments | November 13, 2021  2:29 pm
Marilia Mendonca: Popular Brazil singer dies in plane crash

Marilia Mendonca: Popular Brazil singer dies in plane crash

Marília Mendonça, one of Brazil’s most popular contemporary singers, has been killed in a plane crash at the age of 26, officials say. MORE..

(0) Comments | November 6, 2021  4:03 pm
ABBA: Swedish supergroup returns with new album after 40-year hiatus

ABBA: Swedish supergroup returns with new album after 40-year hiatus

Swedish pop sensation ABBA made a comeback on Friday with their new album “Voyage”, nearly 40 years after they split up, with a digital avatar concert eventually planned in London. MORE..

(0) Comments | November 5, 2021  6:28 pm
Taylor Swift, Obama lead tributes in star-studded Rock Hall of Fame ceremony

Taylor Swift, Obama lead tributes in star-studded Rock Hall of Fame ceremony

Taylor Swift serenaded Carole King, former U.S. President Barack Obama praised rapper JAY-Z, and Paul McCartney paid tribute to the Foo Fighters on Saturday at a Rock & Roll Hall of Fame induction ceremony that also honored Tina Turner and The Go-Gos. MORE..

(0) Comments | November 3, 2021  3:50 pm
Aryan, Bollywood star Shah Rukh Khan’s son, released from jail

Aryan, Bollywood star Shah Rukh Khan’s son, released from jail

Aryan Khan, the son of Bollywood superstar Shah Rukh Khan, has been released from a jail in Mumbai after he was arrested during a cruise ship drugs bust in a case that has gripped India. MORE..

(0) Comments | October 30, 2021  6:38 pm
Cruise drug case: Aryan Khan granted bail after three weeks

Cruise drug case: Aryan Khan granted bail after three weeks

The Bombay high court on Thursday heard the case for the third consecutive day. Justice NW Sambre allowed bail to the three accused after hearing former AG Mukul Rohatgi for Aryan Khan and ASG Anil Singh for the Narcotics Control Bureau. MORE..

(0) Comments | October 28, 2021  5:44 pm
‘Friends’ star James Michael Tyler dies at 59

‘Friends’ star James Michael Tyler dies at 59

James Michael Tyler, best known as the coffee shop manager Gunther on the hit show “Friends,” died peacefully at his home on Sunday, according to his representative Toni Benson. He was 59. MORE..

(0) Comments | October 26, 2021  6:30 am
Alec Baldwin fatally shoots woman with prop gun on movie set

Alec Baldwin fatally shoots woman with prop gun on movie set

A woman has died and a man has been injured after actor Alec Baldwin fired a prop gun on a New Mexico film set for the 19th Century western Rust. MORE..

(0) Comments | October 22, 2021  7:11 pm
Four Sri Lankan artists make promotional song for Rajinikanth’s upcoming movie

Four Sri Lankan artists make promotional song for Rajinikanth’s upcoming movie

Four Sri Lankan artists have created a promotional song for the upcoming Tamil movie ‘Annaatthe’ starring South Indian cinema’s megastar Rajinikanth and Nayanathara. MORE..

(0) Comments | October 22, 2021  3:11 pm
Sri Lankan student filmmaker wins big at Turkey short film festival

Sri Lankan student filmmaker wins big at Turkey short film festival

A short film “Mutton” produced by Sri Lankan student filmmaker Hasantha Prabhoothi Dissanayake has been chosen for the final jury selection of the 7th Sakarya International Short Film Festival. MORE..

(0) Comments | October 15, 2021  6:13 pm