Sunday, November 29, 2015

Damitha Saluwadana passes away

Veteran character actress Damitha Saluwadana who had served as an actress for more than 45 years, passed away Friday evening. She entered the film and scene in the sixties, showcasing multiple talents. Her role as ‘Asilin’ in Kopi Kade was one of her most popular characters. She had acted in more than 300 stage plays, 200 tele dramas and 25 films.

Enrique Iglesias LIVE in Sri Lanka

Award winning global superstar Enrique Iglesias will be performing LIVE in Sri Lanka this December. In a short video promotion, Enrique Iglesias said that he will be performing in Sri Lanka on December 20 at a “very special show”.

Live Events Sri Lanka is bringing Enrique Iglesias to Sri Lanka, the biggest chart topping star to perform in Sri Lanka so far. Enrique Iglesias will be performing in Sri Lanka at the CR & FC grounds as part of his ‘Sex and Love’ world tour.

Live Events is managed by top radio DJ Shaq who is also the Chief Executive Officer, along with Kumar Sangakkara (Board Director) and Mahela Jayawardene (Board Director). It has a mission to attracting A-list celebrities to Sri Lanka and, through them; raise the international standing of this unique and diverse island paradise even further, or to put it in Live Events CEO Shaq’s own words, “We are merging celebrity marketing and destination promotion into one goal, whilst giving Sri Lanka an experience of having A-list celebrities visit the country for entertainment and infotainment, and in turn giving these celebrities an experience of Sri Lanka that they could take away with them.”

Live Events has signed up with a financial commitment to one of the biggest artist management agencies in the USA, which handles celebrities like Taylor Swift, Katy Perry, Justin Timberlake, Maroon 5, Bon Jovi and many more. This agency also handles sports superstars like Michael Jordan, Derek Jeter, Tiger Woods and Chris Paul, as well as scores of A-list actors and actresses.

Enrique Iglesias is widely regarded as the King of Latin Pop. Iglesias started his career in the mid 1990s on an American Spanish Language record label Fonovisa under the name Enrique Martinez, before switching to the stage name Enrique Iglesias, and turning into one of the biggest stars in Latin America and the Hispanic Market in the United States.

By the turn of the millennium, he had made a successful crossover into the mainstream market and signed a multi-album deal with Universal Music Group for US $68,000,000 with Universal Music Latino to release his Spanish albums and Inter scope to release English albums.

In 2010, he parted with Interscope and signed with another Universal Music Group label Republic Records to release bilingual albums. In 2015, Enrique parted ways with Universal music group after a decade. He signed for Sony Music and it has been reported that it is one of the biggest contracts offered to any artist in recent years in terms of advances and royalties. His upcoming albums will be by Sony Music Latin in Spanish and RCA in English.

Iglesias has sold over 137 million records worldwide, making him one of the best selling Latin artists ever. Iglesias has scored over 150 number-one hits across all of the Billboard charts and he has had five Billboard Hot 100 top five singles, including two number-ones, and holds the record for producing 26 number-one Spanish-language singles on the Billboard‍ ’​s Hot Latin Tracks. He also holds the record for most number-one hits and the longest running number-one hit on that chart. Iglesias also has 13 number-ones on Billboard’s Dance charts, more than any other male artist. He is also the best selling Latin artist in the UK and the best selling international artist in India.

Ticket prices are from 5000 LKR - to 35000 LKR.

Death sentence for former DIG Vaas Gunawardena and five others

Former DIG Vaas Gunawardena, his son Ravindu Vaas Gunawardena and four police officers were yesterday sentenced to death by the Colombo High Court for committing the murder of millionaire businessman Mohamed Shyam in 2013 at Dompe area.

While handing out a 802-page judgement, Colombo High Court Trial–at-Bar Bench comprising judges Lalith Jayasuriya (President), Sarojini Kusala Weerawardena and Amendra Seneviratne unanimously decided that the prosecutors have proved the accused’ guilty beyond reasonable doubt.

The accused who were ordered to be sentenced to death were; former DIG Vaas Gunawardena and his son Ravindu Vaas Gunawardena, Sub Inspector Indika Bamunuge, Police Constable (PC) Gamini Sarath Chandra, PC Priyanka Sanjeewa and PC Kelum Ranga. The President of the Trial–at-Bar Bench High Court Judge Lalith Jayasuriya read out the sentence ordering all accused to be taken to the Welikada Prison and within the four walls of the prison that on a day and time appointed by the President that he be hanged by the neck until they are dead.

The accused were charged under 10 counts including committing, conspiring to murder, abducting, aiding and abetting to kill businessman Mohammed Shyam on or around May 22, 2013. Out of 10 counts filed by the Attorney General, eight counts had been filed against former DIG in which he found guilty for all charges. The accused had been charged under section 296, 102 and 355 of the Penal Code. The High Court observed that person called Fausdeen had sought the assistance of first accused Vaas Gunawardena to recover money owed to him from deceased Mohamed Shyam. The Court further held that evidence have proved that Fausdeen had invested money at a factory that belongs to Mohamed Shyam. The Court further held that the first accused had instructed the other accused to abduct Mohamed Shyam on or around May 21-22, 2013. The High Court further observed that evidence have proved that all accused involved in abducting and killing of businessman Shyam. Meanwhile, the High Court further observed that the first accused Vaas Gunawardena had performed his duties within an environment where he lives under his own regime. Prior to the pronouncement of the judgement, the High Court asked all accused whether they have anything to say why judgement of death should not be pronounced against them. In reply, all accused denied the charges levelled against them and told that they never involved in this incident.

While expressing his views over the judgement, the former DIG informed Court that the CID is arresting innocent persons under the provision of Terrorism Prevention Act (PTA) in an unfair manner. He said that the CID fabricated evidence against him and arrested him after labeling him as a terrorist. He further said he had no intention of killing a person for the sake of earning money and after using his own son for committing a murder. Meanwhile, accused Ravindu Guanawardena, the son of former DIG told Court that he is proud to be a son of the former DIG.

Deputy Solicitor Genenral Ayesha Jinasena appearing for the Attorney General moved Court that all accused be subjected to death sentence in accordance with the section 296 of the Penal Code. She moved Court that the maximum sentence be passed against the accused in a manner of bringing an example to the society. She further maintained that the first accused had tarnished the image of entire Police Department after holding a higher ranking position. President’s Counsel Anil Silva, Counsel Upul Kumarapperuma, Nevil Abeyratne and Jaliya Samarasinghe appeared for the accused. Deputy Solicitor Genenral Ayesha Jinasena with Senior State Counsel Wasantha Perera appeared for the AG.

Monday, November 16, 2015

Radhya Senanayake gone crazy

Rosi Senanayake is a Sri Lankan politician, activist, and a former beauty queen. A current member of the Sri Lankan parliament, she was the leader of the opposition in Western Provincial Council and is the United National Party Chief Organiser for the Colombo West electorate. Rosy Senanayake has served as the Sri Lankan High Commissioner for Malaysia and was a Goodwill Ambassador for the United Nations Population Fund. She has two daughters and a son. Kanishka, Thisakya and Radhya. Radya Senanayake is the youngest daughter of Rosi Senanayake. Here are some photographs of Radya Senanayake.

Sunday, November 15, 2015

Pan Asia Bank Crew Ragging a Girl - Video

Pan Asia Bank Crew Ragging a newly employed girl. Even though this kind of behaviors should not acceptable both parties seem to be enjoying it.
By saying that the victimized girl may pretending to be ok with this as she got no choice.

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