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26th January

‘RRR’ composer confident his ‘Naatu Naatu’ song is Oscar-worthy

LOS ANGELES (Reuters) – “Naatu Naatu”, the standout song in the Indian period film “RRR,” has won a Golden Globe and a Critics Choice Award, garnered hundreds of millions of views on YouTube and spawned...

Shah Rukh Khan’s spy film sees bumper Bollywood opening despite protests

MUMBAI (Reuters) – Shah Rukh Khan’s Hindi spy thriller opened to packed movie theatres in India on Wednesday in one of Bollywood’s top openings on record, despite protests from some religious groups over scenes they deemed obscene. The success of “Pathaan”, where Khan plays a spy fighting a militant outfit, is crucial for the Indian...

25th January

Katrina Mow

BUDDING artist 15-year-old Katrina Mow, a student of Jasper Williams High School, says she heard about the workshop from her mum who encouraged her to join. “I’ve always been interested in art, so I did join,” Mow said. “I must say I’ve learnt a lot of new and interesting things that I didn’t know before...

Abigail Grace

STUDENT of Tilak High School Abigail Grace, 14, from Matuku in Lau recalls how she started drawing as early as seven years old. “I’ve always wanted to know how to weave mats and this workshop gave me the opportunity. I was surprised with how quick and easy I was able to learn,” she said Grace...

Art workshop

A total of 25 primary and secondary students took time during this school holiday to join a workshop organised by the Fiji Arts Council. The workshop, aimed at enhancing art and craft skills of young artists, hosted students from in and around Lautoka for three days. Fiji Arts Council director Maciusela Raitaukala said students showed...

Lisa Presley dies

Lisa Marie Presley, the only child of rock ‘n’ roll legend, Elvis Presley, died on January 12 aged 54, her mother Priscilla Presley confirmed in a statement. The singer was rushed to hospital on the morning of 12 January having suffered cardiac arrest. A few hours later the tragic news of her death was confirmed....

Ronaldo joins AL Nssr in Saudi Arabia

Soccer superstar Cristiano Ronaldo surprised fans last month when he moved clubs and country joining Al-Nssr in Saudi Arabia. Many assumed the former United Mans soccer star would remain in Europe and continue his personal quest – extending his record as the UEFA Champions League’s all-time record goal scorer. Instead, the 37-year old professional footballer...

Michelle Yeoh

The incomparable Michelle Yeoh is anxiously awaiting the Crazy Rich Asians sequel just like the rest of us. Yeoh shared an update on the anticipation of the sequel to the 2018 Jon M. Chu hit. “We are still waiting on it,’ she exclusively told E! News last month. We know there’s a writer on it,...

Lyrics : Can’t help falling in love by Kina Grannis (Soundtrack : Crazy Rich Asians)

[Verse 1] Wise men say Only fools rush in But I can’t help falling in love with you [Verse 2] Shall I stay? Would it be a sin? If I can’t help falling in love with you [Bridge] Like a river flows Surely to the sea Darling, so it goes Some things are meant to...

Matua program 100 per cent pass in English

As an educator teaching the English language, I am inspired by cricketer Virat Kohli’s quote – “Self-belief and hard work will always earn you success.” Hard work can help people develop character, motivate themselves, overcome hardships and achieve their goals. Many successful individuals have received or given helpful advice to others regarding hard work and...

Rising sea levels

CHILDREN of Vunisavisavi Village in Cakaudrove know all too well what climate change means. This is because they live with the impact of climate change, with seawater entering the village grounds with each high tide. The students have witnessed this on a daily basis and are certainly aware that it will impact their future. The...

40 skilled graduates

EMPOWERING youths to become successful skilled individuals is what the Nasau Youth Training Centre in Sigatoka is all about. In December last year, 40 students from the training centre graduated with Certificates in Organic Agriculture and Carpentry. With trade skill on high demand now in the country, it was only fitting for these young individuals...

Box office hits ‘Everything Everywhere,’ ‘Elvis’ and ‘Avatar’ land Oscar nominations

LOS ANGELES (Reuters) -Dimension-hopping adventure “Everything Everywhere All at Once” topped the list of movies nominated on Tuesday for this year’s Oscars as Hollywood’s film academy chose several crowd-pleasing hits to compete for the best picture prize. “Everything Everywhere,” a science-fiction flick about an exasperated Chinese immigrant struggling to finish her taxes, landed 11 nominations,...

Year 12 exam results to be released on January 31; ministry dismisses social media speculation

The Ministry of Education has dismissed a social media speculation about the Year 12 national exam provisional results being released today. The ministry has advised students, parents and guardians that the provisional results for Year 12 examination will be released on January 31. “I wish to advise all Year 12 students, teachers, parents and guardians...

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