Items filtered by date: Tuesday, 13 February 2018

‘Fifty Shades Freed’ ties up tedious trilogy

“Fifty Shades Freed" should mark the merciful end of the movie trilogy unleashed by E.L. James' novels, and there's plenty of artfully-lit airbrushed sex -- and unintended guffaws -- for those with a taste for midnight-movie-style chewy badness. Otherwise, the safe word should be "avoid."


Staying true to one’s roots

Representing the best of both worlds Raini Charuka Goonatillake’s journey of 10 years can be termed a meteoric rise. Melodies features Goonatillake whose good breeding and talent ensures a memorable and impressive career in music.


Prez meets PM

A special meeting between President Maithripala Sirisena and Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe was held at the President’s official residence at Mahagama Sekara Mawatha in Colombo 7 last night on the current political situation in the country in the wake of the local government elections, informed sources said.


Drastic drop in MR’s vote, from 2015 – Mangala

Former President Mahinda Rajapaksa who commanded 5.77 million votes (47.6%) at the 2015 Presidential polls was barely able to muster 4.95 million votes (44.7%) at the recently concluded Local Government Elections, Finance and Mass Media Minister Mangala Samaraweera said. Issuing a press statement on the outcome of the LG elections, Minister Samaraweera yesterday noted that a resounding majority of citizens numbering 6.1 million (55.3%), marched to the polls last Saturday and voted against a return to Rajapaksa rule.

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