WhatsApp rolls out Picture-in-Picture mode for Android users

San Francisco: Facebook-owned WhatsApp has rolled out “Picture in Picture (PiP) mode” for Android users that will allow them to view videos within a chat window, without opening third party pages or apps. The PiP feature was rolled out in January for the iOS users The update is available now at Google Play with the latest WhatsApp’s More...

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By Agencies On Sunday, December 16th, 2018
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Wickremesinghe sworn in as Sri Lankan PM, political impasse ends

Colombo: Sri Lankan Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe, sacked from the post in October, was sworn in again on Sunday by President Maithripala Sirisena, a move that ended a nearly two-month political impasse that More...

By Agencies On Friday, December 14th, 2018
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Blair urges UK government, EU to prepare for second referendum

London: Former UK Prime Minister Tony Blair on Friday called on the British government and the European Union to prepare for the eventuality that Brexit could be pushed back in favour of further negotiations or More...

By Agencies On Wednesday, December 12th, 2018
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Why googling ‘idiot’ brings up Trump photos, Congresswoman asks Pichai

Washington: US Democratic Congresswoman Zoe Lofgren, in an effort to understand how Google search algorithms work, asked its CEO Sundar Pichai why so many pictures of President Donald Trump appear when she does More...

By Agencies On Thursday, December 6th, 2018
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US military planes crash off Japan, 5 missing

Tokyo: Two American Marines were rescued from the ocean while another five remained missing after two US military jets collided mid-air during manoeuvres off the coast of Japan on Thursday, officials said. The search More...

By Agencies On Wednesday, December 5th, 2018
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British PM May suffers three Brexit defeats in Commons

London: British Prime Minister Theresa May has suffered three Brexit defeats in the Commons as she set out to sell her EU deal to sceptical MPs. May said MPs had a duty to deliver on the 2016 Brexit vote Ministers More...

By Agencies On Tuesday, December 4th, 2018
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France suspends fuel tax hike after protests

Paris: French Prime Minister Edouard Philippe on Tuesday announced a six-month suspension of a plan to introduce a fuel tax hike which has led to weeks of violent protests. The movement is called “yellow vests” More...

By Agencies On Tuesday, December 4th, 2018
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Duterte jokes about smoking marijuana

Manila: Philippines President Rodrigo Duterte, whose war on drugs has taken the lives of thousands in the country, caused outrage after he claimed he smoked marijuana to stay awake though he later claimed the comment More...

By Agencies On Monday, December 3rd, 2018
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Rajapaksa can’t take actions as Sri Lankan PM: Court

Colombo: The Court of Appeal in Sri Lanka on Monday issued an interim order restraining former strongman Mahinda Rajapaksa and members of his purported government from functioning as the Prime Minister, Cabinet More...

By Agencies On Sunday, December 2nd, 2018
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Xi, Trump hold ‘successful meeting’, agree not to impose tariffs

Buenos Aires: Following a “highly successful meeting” here between US and Chinese Presidents Donald Trump and Xi Jinping, the leaders of the two largest economies have agreed not to impose new tariffs More...