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Watch YouTube videos right in WhatsApp on iOS devices

San Francisco:  A new WhatsApp update rolled out for iOS will let users play YouTube videos right within the instant messaging app. The update will also let users navigate to another chat while you are watching the video. The information…

Lapang’s decision may bring Cong closer to end

From CK Nayak NEW DELHI: Has DD Lapang's exit from the election race put the Congress in the state on the edge of the abyss? Is the national party, which has witnessed a series of enervating election battles, staring at another loss in the…

Infants start understanding words at 6 months: Study

New York:  New parents must be having difficulty in handling the wails and tantrums of their babies at any hour of the day. But do you know that your baby has a proper understanding of what you want to convey? Despite the fact that the…

GST hastily implemented, people suffering: Akhilesh

Lucknow:  Samajwadi Party President Akhilesh Yadav on Thursday accused the Modi government of rushing through the Goods and Services Tax (GST) because of which, he said, people were facing a lot of problems. Addressing party workers on the…

Paying lip service to the disabled

On his recent visit to the state, Minister of State for Social Justice, Ramdas Bandhu Athawale asked the State Government to set up schools for the disabled and come up with a robust law for the protecting the elderly. There are only 12…

Over 400 rape cases pending in courts

SHILLONG: Over 400 rape cases involving minors are pending for disposal in various courts in the State under Protection of Children from Sexual Offenses (POCSO) Act. According to the official data available till April this year, in the…

Suicide no answer to life’s problems!  

Editor, This refers to the article “Life, death & suicide in the Khasi thought” by Fabian Lyngdoh (ST- Sept 20, 2017). Here, I would like to point out that suicide is not an economic problem or a generational tic.  It’s a problem with…