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Grumpy Cat, the internet legend dies

Grumpy Cat, the internet legend dies

Grumpy Cat, the feline famous on the internet for her permanent scowl, has died aged seven, her owners say. MORE..

(0)Comments | May 18, 2019  4:46 pm

Jeff Koons’ $91M ‘Rabbit’ sculpture sets new auction record

Jeff Koons’ $91M ‘Rabbit’ sculpture sets new auction record

A playful rabbit sculpture by Jeff Koons has become the most expensive work by a living artist ever to sell at auction. MORE..

(0)Comments | May 16, 2019  5:29 pm

Rexy Maximus wins Derana 60 Plus Season 2

Rexy Maximus wins Derana 60 Plus Season 2

Rexy Maximus became the winner of the Grand Finale of the Derana Prashansa Derana 60 Plus Season 2 held last night (13). MORE..

(0)Comments | May 13, 2019  7:35 am

Meghan Markle, Duchess of Sussex, gives birth to baby boy

Meghan Markle, Duchess of Sussex, gives birth to baby boy

The Duchess of Sussex has given birth to a boy, the Duke of Sussex has announced. MORE..

(0)Comments | May 6, 2019  8:59 pm

Romesh Ranganathan to host Sri Lanka fundraising comedy gig

Romesh Ranganathan to host Sri Lanka fundraising comedy gig

A host of British comedy talent will perform at a fundraising gig to raise money for victims of the Sri Lanka terror attacks and their families. MORE..

(0)Comments | May 3, 2019  3:51 pm

Chewbacca actor Peter Mayhew dies aged 74

Chewbacca actor Peter Mayhew dies aged 74

Peter Mayhew, the actor who played Chewbacca in the Star Wars films, has died aged 74, his family says. MORE..

(0)Comments | May 3, 2019  9:27 am

‘Avengers: Endgame’ shatters multiple box office records

‘Avengers: Endgame’ shatters multiple box office records

“Avengers: Endgame” has done the impossible. In just five days, the Marvel film hauled in more than $1.2 billion at the global box office. MORE..

(0)Comments | April 30, 2019  2:41 pm

Marvel X-Men movie not happening for a ‘very long time’

Marvel X-Men movie not happening for a ‘very long time’

X-Men fans hoping to see Wolverine, Professor X and the rest make their debuts in the Marvel Cinematic Universe could be waiting a “very long time”. MORE..

(0)Comments | April 10, 2019  2:57 pm

All-female surf club shifting paradigm in Sri Lankan surf culture

All-female surf club shifting paradigm in Sri Lankan surf culture

In Arugam Bay, strong-minded local women are creating a space for themselves in the lineup where they were previously unwelcome. MORE..

(0)Comments | April 9, 2019  10:06 am

Disney accused of valuing ‘male workers more’

Disney accused of valuing ‘male workers more’

Walt Disney Co. is being sued over claims it underpays female employees. Andrus Anderson LLP claims corporate policies, such as basing new employees’ wages on previous salaries, have a discriminatory effect on women. MORE..

(0)Comments | April 4, 2019  3:39 pm

Skrillex’s music protects against mosquitos, study finds

Skrillex’s music protects against mosquitos, study finds

The year’s hottest months are here, and with the blistering heat comes another hated harbinger of summer: mosquitoes. MORE..

(0)Comments | April 4, 2019  3:33 pm

Rapper Nipsey Hussle shot dead in Los Angeles

Rapper Nipsey Hussle shot dead in Los Angeles

Los Angeles rapper Nipsey Hussle has been shot dead outside his clothing shop, US media report. MORE..

(0)Comments | April 1, 2019  10:13 am

Michelle Obama’s memoir Becoming sells 10 million copies

Michelle Obama’s memoir Becoming sells 10 million copies

Michelle Obama’s memoir is on course to become the most popular autobiography to date, according to its publisher. MORE..

(0)Comments | March 27, 2019  1:22 pm

Supernatural to end after Season 15, says cast

Supernatural to end after Season 15, says cast

The CW’s supernatural series Supernatural will come to an end with its 15th season. The series follows brothers Sam (Jared Padalecki) and Dean (Jensen Ackles) Winchester as they follow their father’s footsteps in the “family business” — hunting down supernatural monsters. MORE..

(0)Comments | March 25, 2019  1:59 pm

TV Derana wins top awards at Raigam Tele’es 2018

TV Derana wins top awards at Raigam Tele’es 2018

TV Derana and Ada Derana picked up several top awards at the Raigam Tele’es 2018 – The Nation’s Tele Awards. MORE..

(0)Comments | March 23, 2019  9:03 pm

James Corden to host Tony Awards for second time

James Corden to host Tony Awards for second time

British star James Corden has said he is “thrilled” to be hosting the Tony Awards in New York for a second time. MORE..

(0)Comments | March 20, 2019  12:15 pm

James Gunn rehired for ‘Guardians of the Galaxy’ sequel

James Gunn rehired for ‘Guardians of the Galaxy’ sequel

Disney has reversed course on its next flight for “Guardians of the Galaxy,” reinstating writer-director James Gunn to oversee the third movie, after firing him last year in the wake of learning about offensive social-media posts. MORE..

(0)Comments | March 18, 2019  5:22 pm

Nilmini Sigera awarded ‘Brilliant Performer’ at Osaka Asian Film Festival

Nilmini Sigera awarded ‘Brilliant Performer’ at Osaka Asian Film Festival

Sri Lankan actress Nilmini Sigera has been named the ‘Brilliant Performer’ at the Osaka Asian Film Festival (OAFF) 2019. MORE..

(0)Comments | March 18, 2019  8:39 am

Celebrities and other wealthy parents charged in US college admissions scandal

Celebrities and other wealthy parents charged in US college admissions scandal

Nearly 50 people, including actors Felicity Huffman and Lori Loughlin, were charged on Tuesday in what federal authorities say was a $25 million scam to help wealthy Americans get their children into elite universities like Yale and Stanford. MORE..

(0)Comments | March 13, 2019  3:10 pm

K-pop Big Bang member to retire after alleged sex bribery case goes viral

K-pop Big Bang member to retire after alleged sex bribery case goes viral

A member of South Korean K-pop band Big Bang who uses the stage name Seungri will leave the entertainment industry after his alleged sex bribery case swept the country, he said on Monday. MORE..

(0)Comments | March 13, 2019  2:31 pm

Dutch museum to start talks about stolen art with Sri Lanka

Dutch museum to start talks about stolen art with Sri Lanka

The Rijksmuseum in Amsterdam is starting talks with Sri Lanka and Indonesia about some 1,000 pieces in its collection that may have been stolen and become part of the Dutch ‘colonial heritage’, Trouw reports. MORE..

(0)Comments | March 12, 2019  2:48 pm

Thanura Madugeeth wins Derana Dream Star – Season 8

Thanura Madugeeth wins Derana Dream Star – Season 8

Thanura Madugeeth won the Grand Finale of “Derana Dream Star” – Season 8 at the Sugathadasa Indoor Stadium on Saturday night. MORE..

(0)Comments | March 10, 2019  12:32 am

Sri Lanka entices travellers with nature film

Sri Lanka entices travellers with nature film

The Sri Lanka Tourism Promotion Bureau (SLTPB) has teamed up with wildlife producer Nicola Brown to create a nature documentary enticing travellers to visit the island. MORE..

(0)Comments | March 8, 2019  4:50 pm

Why photo of couple kissing on train in Sri Lanka has been slammed online

Why photo of couple kissing on train in Sri Lanka has been slammed online

A popular travel couple has copped criticism online after they were accused of risking their lives to capture an Instagram photo. MORE..

(0)Comments | March 2, 2019  3:01 pm

Oscars 2019: “Green Book”, Rami Malek and Olivia Colman win big

Oscars 2019: “Green Book”, Rami Malek and Olivia Colman win big

“Green Book,” the story of the unlikely friendship between a bigoted bouncer and a virtuoso black musician, was named the best picture of the year at the 91st Academy Awards. MORE..

(0)Comments | February 25, 2019  10:35 am
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