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  Miley Cyrus Hospitalized For Allergic Reaction
    LOS ANGELES, April 16: Miley Cyrus is in the hospital and unable to perform her "Bangerz" concert in Kansas City, Missouri, as planned.

A spokeswoman for the singer says the 21-year-old canceled her performance Tuesday after she was hospitalized for a severe allergic reaction to antibiotics.

  Kshetra Pratap Adhikari Continues To Smile Through Rhododendrons
    KATHMANDU, April 14: Six years back, when poet and lyricist Kshetra Pratap Adhikari talked to his family about the decision he’d made regarding the donation of his body to the BP Koirala Institute of Health Sciences (BPKIHS) in Dharan posthumously, his son Aman Pratap Adhikari was least surprised.

“Of course we didn’t see it coming, but I’ve always known him as a person with revolutionary ideas…and someone who wouldn’t deter from putting those thoughts into action. So when he told us what he wanted to be done with his body after death, it didn’t really astonish me,” Aman told Republica.

  Study: Samsung Phone Durable, But IPhone Has Edge
       Associated Press  
    NEW YORK , April 15: Samsung´s new Galaxy S5 smartphone is more durable than last year´s model and other leading Android phones, but the iPhone 5s outperformed all of them in part because of its smaller size, a new study finds.

The S5 scored well given its water resistance and a sturdy back panel made of plastic, according to SquareTrade, a provider of extended protection plans. The iPhone 5s won points for being just 4 inches (10 centimeters) diagonally, compared with about 5 inches for the Android phones. That makes the iPhone easier to grip and thus less likely to slip out of one´s hands.

  Mukhauta To Hit Theaters In May
    KATHMANDU, April 13:For the cast and crew of the upcoming Nepali movie ‘Mukhauta’, the New Year’s Eve was a special one. They not only celebrated the eve together at Reef Restaurant, Thamel but also rejoiced at the formal launch of their movie poster on Sunday. At the function, it was also informed that the movie is scheduled to release on May 30.

What has made ‘Mukhauta’ pull all the attention of Nepali movie lovers is the fact that actor Arpan Thapa, whose performances in films like ‘Batch No 16’, ‘Badhshala’, ‘Chhadke’, ‘Dhanda’ and ‘Maun’ have been highly acknowledged, is debuting as a director from this film. Present at the poster launching function, Thapa spoke of the efforts he’s put in to make the movie a good one. He can also be seen in ‘Mukhauta’ in one of the lead roles.

  Enjoy Your Coffee With Art
    KATHMANDU, April 12:If you happen to be at Himalayan Beanz in Civil Mall, Sundhara, do take a look at the exhibition of paintings on the wall. The exhibition, RanginDristi, is the work of seven emerging artists whose 35 paintings will be on display for a month.

Inaugurated by Chancellor of Nepal Academy of Fine Arts, Kiran Manandhar and musician Lochan Rijal on Saturday, the event also marked the launch of SARA Foundation and SARA Bakery. The latter is a new product line of the popular coffee chain and SARA Foundation is the CSR initiative of the business.

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