Sri Lankan-born Writer Michelle De Kretser Wins Australia’s Most Significant Literary Prize At Melbourne Writers Festival

Michelle de Kretser , a Sri Lankan-born Australian writer won the Miles Franklin Literary Award at the Melbourne Writers Festival for her most recent novel, The Life to Come. The Miles, Australia’s most significant literary prize, is worth $60,000 plus a fillip in sales to the winner. The Life to Come was chosen from a shortlist that also included: More...

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Female Singer Priyani Jayasinghe hacked to death

Singer Priyani Jayasinghe has been found stabbed to death at her home in Panadura, states Police Media Spokesperson. The murder has been committed using a pair of scissors. Singer’s husband is suspected for the More...

Michael Jackson show headed to Broadway in 2020

REUTERS – A musical inspired by the life of late pop singer Michael Jackson will open on Broadway in 2020, Jackson’s estate and its producing partner said on Tuesday (June 19). The story will be written by two-time More...

Rihanna accuses Snapchat over abuse advert

Rihanna has accused Snapchat of “intentionally” shaming victims of domestic abuse. The singer was responding to an advert on the social media platform that asked users to choose if they would rather “slap More...

Bollywood star Sridevi Kapoor’s death due to ‘accidental drowning’

Dubai forensic reports have stated that Superstar Bollywood actress Sridevi Kapoor died of an accidental drowning. It was earlier reported that Sridevi died of a cardiac arrest on Saturday (February 24 ) while at More...

Victor Ratnaike’s Wife Hashini Ratnaike Arrested By Police Over Rs. 1 Million Worth Jewelry Fraud

Hashini Ratnayake, the wife of veteran singer Victor Ratnayake has been arrested by Police over alleged fraud. Police sources said she was wanted by Police in connection with an investigation over a fraud which More...

Bollywood Lovebirds Deepika Padukon And Ranveer Singh To Celebrate Deepika’s Birthday In Sri Lanka

Lovebirds Ranveer Singh and Deepika Padukone have secretly flown off to Sri Lanka to celebrate Deepika’s birthday on January 5th. According to a report by a leading daily, Ranveer landed in Sri Lanka on Thursday More...

Virat Kohli Invites Differently Abled Sri Lankan Cricket Fan Gayan Senanayake For Mumbai Wedding Reception

Sri Lankan cricket fan Gayan Senanayake had the privilege of attending the wedding reception of Indian captain Virat Kohli and actress Anushka Sharma. Senanayake took part in the reception following an invitation More...

Fifth Derana Sunsilk Film Awards 2017 – Winners

Renowned Sri Lankan filmmaker Asoka Handagama won the award for Best Picture at the Fifth Derana Sunsilk Film Awards – 2017, which was held last night at the Nelum Pokuna (Lotus Pond) Theatre in Colombo. He also More...

M.G. Dhanushka pleads guilty

M.G. Dhanushka who became popular by singing a song titled “Hiss Tin Ekak” yesterday pleaded guilty to charges levelled against him under Intellectual Property Act for singing the songs of late M.S.Fernando More...