Entertainment / Arts

Ceremonial plaque for Rabridanath Thagore memorial auditorium unveiled

/ Friday, 22 July 2016 00:00

Text and pic by P.D. DE SILVA A ceremonial plaque for the state-of-the-art ‘Rabridranath Thagore memorial auditorium’ gifted...


Majestic Cineplex Jaffna Promotions featured in ‘Kabali’ Official Facebook Page!

/ Friday, 22 July 2016 00:00

Ceylon Theatres releases ‘Kabali’ – the much awaited and hyped about upcoming Indian Tamil gangster ­– drama film on ...


Curve Tapas bar and Bookings.lk present Proteus from Hong Kong led by legendary Sri Lankan musicians

/ Friday, 22 July 2016 00:00

Curve Tapas Bar – a trendy lounge and bar set in the Park Street Mews complex, offering authentic Tapas, an extensive bar menu and l...


Star Trek Beyond 3D in Lankan cinemas

/ Friday, 22 July 2016 00:00

Hollywood science fiction action film Star Trek Beyond 3D will be shown from today at Liberty Lite and Sky Lite Malabe and from 25 July o...


Australian fastest in Rubik’s cube championship, but European title goes to Germany

/ Friday, 22 July 2016 00:00

Competitors solve Rubik's cubes as they prepare for the Rubik's Cube European Championship in Prague, Czech Republic – REUTERS ...


Toe tapping music by FlipBeats

/ Friday, 22 July 2016 00:00

Senid Outsourcing Head Sachi Wickramage With the recent world-recognised win at the United Nations World Summit Awards 2016, hSenid Outsour...


Most glamorous ‘Miss Intercontinental Sri Lanka’ finale

/ Friday, 15 July 2016 00:00

  The beautiful and statuesque Tracy Ann DeZilva was crowned ‘Miss Intercontinental Sri Lanka’ at the recen...


‘Confessions of a Traveller’: Photographical recording of artistic experience

/ Friday, 15 July 2016 00:00

  An alumnus of Lyceum International School, M.B. Imran, photographer, has a Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration from ...


SLT Mobitel, Sirasa TV launch ‘Kotiyak Vatina Adahasak’

/ Friday, 15 July 2016 00:00

SLT Mobitel Chief Operating Officer Nalin Perera exchanging the partnership agreement with The Capital Maharaja Organization Head of Electronic Med...


Majestic Cineplex and Empire Cineplex premiers Ice Age 5 on 22 July

/ Friday, 15 July 2016 00:00

Since that first movie, the world has been threatened by The Meltdown (2006), seen the Dawn of the Dinosaurs (2009), and been through a Continental...


‘Paththini’ movie bonanza for apparel sector employees

/ Friday, 15 July 2016 00:00

Sumathi Films, the producers of the popular film ‘Paththini’, entered into an agreement with the Joint Apparel Association For...


SOSL’s Young Musicians’ Concert on 23 July

/ Friday, 15 July 2016 00:00

Under the baton of renowned conductor Ajith Abeysekera, the annual Young Musicians’ Concert presented by the Symphony Orchestra of S...


Dr. Arosha was conferred patriotic ‘Sri Rohana Jana Ranjana’ title

/ Friday, 15 July 2016 00:00

Well known film, teledrama and stage play producer and former Working Director of ITN and current Senior Consultant of TRC, Dr. Arosha Fernando was...


‘Secret Life of Pets’ debuts to massive $ 103.2 million

/ Friday, 15 July 2016 00:00

LOS ANGELES (Variety.com): ‘The Secret Life of Pets’ dominated the weekend box office, racking up a massive $ 103.2 million an...


Taylor Swift tops Forbes highest paid celebrity list

/ Friday, 15 July 2016 00:00

Singer Taylor Swift tops the list of the world’s highest-paid entertainers in 2016 with $170 million U.S. in earnings. The figures a...


‘Dalai Lama in Frames’ photo exhibition to mark 81st birthday of Buddhist leader

/ Friday, 15 July 2016 00:00

‘Dalai Lama in Frames’ Photo Exhibition was recently held at Queen’s Hotel Kandy to mark the 81st birthday of the world ...


E FM and ‘Room Service with a Twist’ add zest for listeners all through July

/ Friday, 15 July 2016 00:00

Test your verbal grit against popular Radio Personalities (RPs) Mark Kross, Shaq, Bless and Gem, on Sri Lanka’s Lifestyle station E FM, in an...


Literary evening by the shores at Jetwing Lighthouse, Galle

/ Tuesday, 12 July 2016 00:03

In literature one can find solace, augmenting absolute escapism into a world of wide imagination. To all literature enthusiasts, Jetwing Lighthouse...


French Spring Festival from today in Colombo and Matara

/ Tuesday, 12 July 2016 00:02

As the fifth edition of the French Spring Festival reaches his end, the Embassy of France in Sri Lanka and the Maldives together with the Alliance ...


2016 Korean Cultural Festival on 23 July

/ Tuesday, 12 July 2016 00:01

The 2016 Korean Cultural Festival, an open forum for Korean culture and sports, will be held at the Musaeus College Auditorium on 23 July this year...


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The Development (Special Provisions) Bill and the Coalition Government

28 July 2016

“The proposal made by Hon. Prime Minister, Ranil Wickremesinghe, in his capacity as the Minister of National Policies and Economic Affairs, to publish the Sri Lanka Sustainable Development Bill in a gazette and present the same in Parliament...


“Jana Satana Pada Yathra will be the largest protest march in Sri Lanka’s political history”

28 July 2016

The ‘Jana Satana Pada Yathra’ will be the largest protest march in Sri Lanka’s political history, said Joint Opposition strongman Bandula Gunawardena, in an interview with the Daily FT, adding that over one million protestors are...


Media and its impact on governance

28 July 2016

If the media are to function in the public interest, governments have to protect the independent functioning of the media and allow various viewpoints to flourish in society   A current issue in many countries is the ...


Sustainability now: The waste challenge

27 July 2016

Shifting waste from one place to another is no solution; nor is burning it in the backyard. The moment waste is understood as resource, a multitude of solutions are already available to develop a waste free Sri Lanka   ...


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