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Myanmar celebrity model arrested as military targets public figures

Myanmar celebrity model arrested as military targets public figures

One of Myanmar’s most popular celebrities, the model and actor Paing Takhon, has been arrested by a military that is increasingly targeting celebrities who have criticised the coup. MORE..

(0)Comments | April 9, 2021  3:20 pm

‘Oshin’ scriptwriter, Sugako Hashida dies at 95

‘Oshin’ scriptwriter, Sugako Hashida dies at 95

Renowned Japanese scriptwriter Sugako Hashida, best known for the internationally popular TV drama series “Oshin,” has died of lymphoma. She was 95. MORE..

(0)Comments | April 6, 2021  5:46 pm

Nike wins halt to sales of Lil Nas X ‘Satan Shoes’

Nike wins halt to sales of Lil Nas X ‘Satan Shoes’

A federal judge on Thursday sided with Nike Inc in ordering a Brooklyn company to temporarily stop further sales of “Satan Shoes” it produced in collaboration with the rapper Lil Nas X. MORE..

(0)Comments | April 2, 2021  2:26 pm

Pulse wins at the prestigious 25th Sumathi Awards 2020

Pulse wins at the prestigious 25th Sumathi Awards 2020

Pulse won the Best Digital Award for National Interest under the Social Media category at the prestigious 25th Sumathi Awards Ceremony held at the Waters Edge Hotel on March 26, 2021. MORE..

(0)Comments | April 1, 2021  12:21 am

Beverly Cleary: Children’s author behind ‘Ramona Quimby’, dies aged 104

Beverly Cleary: Children’s author behind ‘Ramona Quimby’, dies aged 104

Beverly Cleary, the American children’s author who created the feisty characters of Ramona Quimby and Henry Huggins, has died at the age of 104. MORE..

(0)Comments | March 27, 2021  11:58 pm

Indian actor Aamir Khan tests positive for COVID-19

Indian actor Aamir Khan tests positive for COVID-19

Renowned Indian actor Aamir Khan has tested positive for the novel coronavirus. The actor has isolated himself at his home after testing positive. MORE..

(0)Comments | March 24, 2021  2:55 pm

Grammys 2021: Beyoncé and Taylor Swift make history

Grammys 2021: Beyoncé and Taylor Swift make history

Beyoncé has set a new record at the Grammy Awards with her 28th win. MORE..

(0)Comments | March 16, 2021  11:33 pm

Bowl sold at yard sale turns out to be 15th-century Chinese artifact

Bowl sold at yard sale turns out to be 15th-century Chinese artifact

A small bowl bought for just $35 (£25) at a market sale in the US state of Connecticut has turned out to be a rare 15th-Century Chinese artefact. MORE..

(0)Comments | March 3, 2021  5:22 pm

Golden Globes 2021: Chadwick Boseman awarded Best Actor posthumously

Golden Globes 2021: Chadwick Boseman awarded Best Actor posthumously

In a poignant moment at the Golden Globes, Chadwick Boseman won a posthumous award: Best Actor - Drama (Film) for his work in Ma Rainey’s Black Bottom. Chadwick Boseman, who played Black Panther in the Marvel universe, died last year after battling cancer. He was 43. MORE..

(0)Comments | March 1, 2021  8:21 pm

‘Naada Stars’ wins Derana-Signal Sarigama Crossover

‘Naada Stars’ wins Derana-Signal Sarigama Crossover

Team ‘Naada Stars’ took home the championship at the Derana-Signal Sarigama Crossover Grand Finale yesterday (February 27). MORE..

(0)Comments | February 28, 2021  8:42 am

Lady Gaga’s dog-walker shot and bulldogs stolen

Lady Gaga’s dog-walker shot and bulldogs stolen

Two of Lady Gaga’s French bulldogs were stolen on Wednesday night, after a gunman shot her dog-walker in Hollywood, Los Angeles. MORE..

(0)Comments | February 26, 2021  2:58 pm

Daft Punk split after 28 years

Daft Punk split after 28 years

French electronic music duo Daft Punk are splitting up after 28 years making music together, the spokesperson for the duo said on Monday. MORE..

(0)Comments | February 23, 2021  4:09 pm

Emma Stone stars as the classic Disney villain in ‘Cruella’

Emma Stone stars as the classic Disney villain in ‘Cruella’

Emma Stone channels meanness perfectly in the new trailer for Disney’s “Cruella.” MORE..

(0)Comments | February 19, 2021  9:11 am

BTS label Big Hit & Universal Music Group to create new global boy band

BTS label Big Hit & Universal Music Group to create new global boy band

K-pop label Big Hit Entertainment is teaming up with US giant Universal Music Group (UMG) to find the next K-Pop boy band. MORE..

(0)Comments | February 18, 2021  5:05 pm

Christopher Plummer, star of The Sound of Music, dies aged 91

Christopher Plummer, star of The Sound of Music, dies aged 91

Christopher Plummer, the distinguished Canadian actor best known for his role as Captain Von Trapp in The Sound of Music, has died at the age of 91. MORE..

(0)Comments | February 6, 2021  1:29 pm

Country singer Morgan Wallen dropped by WME after racial slur

Country singer Morgan Wallen dropped by WME after racial slur

American country music star Morgan Wallen has been dropped by his booking agency WME following a video surfaced that featured the singer using a racial slur. MORE..

(0)Comments | February 5, 2021  4:53 pm

Ada Derana’s Indeewari Amuwatte among top inspirational women in Sri Lanka

Ada Derana’s Indeewari Amuwatte among top inspirational women in Sri Lanka

General Manager and Head of English News at Ada Derana 24, Indeewari Amuwatte has been recognized with the award for Inspirational Woman of the Year in Electronic Media, during the ‘Top 50’ Professional and Career Women Awards, 2020. MORE..

(0)Comments | January 29, 2021  5:31 pm

Period drama ‘Bridgerton’ smashes Netflix viewership records

Period drama ‘Bridgerton’ smashes Netflix viewership records

Netflix has claimed its biggest hit ever with “Bridgerton,” a drama set in Britain in the early 1800s. MORE..

(0)Comments | January 29, 2021  12:48 am

Larry King, legendary talk show host, dies aged 87

Larry King, legendary talk show host, dies aged 87

Larry King, giant of US broadcasting who achieved worldwide fame for interviewing political leaders and celebrities, has died at the age of 87. MORE..

(0)Comments | January 23, 2021  7:01 pm

PULSE wins double at SLIM DIGIS 2.0

PULSE wins double at SLIM DIGIS 2.0

Island Pulse, the brainchild of Pulse was awarded for the Best Use of Experiential Digital Marketing under the ‘Digital Brand Bravery Award’ and the Silver Award under the ‘Other Digital Marketing Campaigns’ category at the SLIM DIGIS 2.0 on the 21st of January, 2021 for the highly successful and influential #KillTheRadio online campaign. MORE..

(0)Comments | January 22, 2021  7:54 pm

Peaky Blinders to end after sixth series

Peaky Blinders to end after sixth series

The forthcoming sixth series of Peaky Blinders will be the last, writer and creator Steven Knight has confirmed. MORE..

(0)Comments | January 19, 2021  8:08 pm

Police recover 500-year-old stolen copy of Da Vinci’s ‘Salvator Mundi’

Police recover 500-year-old stolen copy of Da Vinci’s ‘Salvator Mundi’

A 16th-century copy of Leonardo da Vinci’s “Salvator Mundi,” the world’s most expensive painting, has been recovered by Italian police after it was stolen from a museum in Naples. MORE..

(0)Comments | January 19, 2021  6:55 pm

Larry King hospitalized with COVID-19

Larry King hospitalized with COVID-19

Legendary talk show host and former CNN interviewer Larry King has Covid-19, according to a source close to the family. MORE..

(0)Comments | January 4, 2021  2:10 pm

Marvel will not recast Chadwick Boseman’s character in Black Panther 2

Marvel will not recast Chadwick Boseman’s character in Black Panther 2

Chadwick Boseman’s character in Black Panther will not be recast with a new actor for the blockbuster’s sequel, Marvel Studios has confirmed. MORE..

(0)Comments | December 11, 2020  5:53 pm

Bob Dylan sells entire song catalog to Universal Music

Bob Dylan sells entire song catalog to Universal Music

Bob Dylan has sold his entire catalog of more than 600 songs spanning six decades to Universal Music Group’s music publishing arm, the company said on Monday. MORE..

(0)Comments | December 8, 2020  6:55 pm
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