19 June 2018
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The Conflation: A New Book on Sri Lanka

conflict bookThe Conflation is a new book edited by Niantha Ilangamuwa, which contains a collection of interviews with scholars, activists and institutional officers that he conducted during the last few years as a career journalist. Read more...

‘Herstories

 

herstory 1‘Herstories: Mothers’ Voices of Resilience and Hope’, an art exhibition of oral history at the Strand Gallery, London, March 2014.

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Getty makes 35 million photos free to use

getty 1Getty Images, the world's largest photo agency, has made vast swathes of its library free to use, in an effort to combat piracy.

Millions of images - including famous shots of Marilyn Monroe and Barack Obama - will now be available without cost to blogs and social media sites. Read more...

Oscars 2014: Full list of winners

 

oscar 2013The full list of winners for the 86th Academy Awards held in Los Angeles on 2 March.

Best picture
Winner: 12 Years a Slave

American Hustle

Captain Phillips

Dallas Buyers Club

Gravity

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Winners of the 2014 World Press Photo Contest

winner -photoAfrican migrants on the shore of Djibouti raise their phones in an attempt to capture an inexpensive signal from neighboring Somalia, a tenuous link to relatives abroad. Djibouti is a common stop-off point for migrants on their way from such countries as Somalia, Ethiopia and Eritrea, seeking a better life in Europe and the Middle East. Read more...

Chinese film wins Best Picture at Berlin film festival

golden bearThe Chinese film Bai Ri Yan Huo (Black Coal, Thin Ice) has won the Golden Bear for best picture at the Berlin international film festival. Read more...

Nazi loot probe: More art found at Gurlitt Austria home

naz-pa 1Dozens more art works have emerged at the Austrian home of Cornelius Gurlitt, the German collector found in 2012 with hundreds of paintings believed stolen by the Nazis. Read more...

Why still fear in the eyes of camera?

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An Indian Free lance jouurnalist who produced docimentary 'This land belongs to the army'. His point of view of his documentry as follows

 

“It is nobody else than we who used the weapons that has the capacity of destroying an area of one kilometer circumference’- Confessed by a Sri Lankan soldier who participated in the final phase of war.
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Prasanna Jayakody’s ‘28’ - Wins NETPAC at Rotterdam Film Festival

 

pressanna ja filmPrasanna Jayakody’s film ‘28’ has won the NETPAC Award at the 43rd Rotterdam International Film Festival.

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Presentation of State Literary Awards and Felicitation Ceremony for Mr. Neville Perera in Germany

nevil 1The State Literary Awards in Sri Lanka for the year 2012 were recently held at the Bandaranaike Memorial International Conference Hall (BMICH) in Colombo, where many writers won awards for their contributions. The Best Children’s Literature Award in English was won by Mr. Neville Perera for his book ‘Kitty and the Bell Necklace’. Read more...

Daft Punk get lucky at Grammy Awards

german awardFrench dance duo Daft Punk have taken top honours at the Grammy Awards, winning five prizes including album and record of the year. Read more...

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