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Obama has 5 point lead over Romney: Poll


September 10th, 2012 - 11:48 am ICT by IANS
Washington, Sep 10 (IANS) President Barack Obama has opened up a five point lead, his largest margin since early July, over his Republican challenger Mitt Romney, in Gallup's daily ... Read more...

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Hillary counts Ela Bhatt among her ‘personal heroes’


July 20th, 2012 - 11:26 am ICT by IANS
Washington, July 20 (IANS) US Secretary of State Hillary Clinton related the story of one of her "personal heroes", Ela Bhatt, the founder of the Self-Employed Women's Association in ... Read more...

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International Happiness Day created


June 30th, 2012 - 1:27 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, June 29 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Enjoying life finally has a place on the world's calendar now, as the UN General Assembly has passed a resolution appointing March 20 as the ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

22 mn Chinese seek migration to US


April 24th, 2012 - 7:07 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, April 24 (IANS) Experts in China have called for more measures from the government to stop the outflow of talent after an American study said 22 million Chinese want ... Read more...

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More people turn to god in societies under stress


August 9th, 2011 - 12:17 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Aug 9 (IANS) Many more people turn to god in stressed societies and also seem happier. However, when peace and plenty reign, people are happier independently of their religious ... Read more...

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Sexual assault of American women soldiers on the rise


March 18th, 2011 - 4:33 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Mar.18 (ANI): In a bid to address sexual crimes within the American defence forces more effectively, the United States Air Force will release a survey later this week in which ... Read more...

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2012 Republican election is most wide-open GOP race in 50 years: Gallup


March 8th, 2011 - 3:24 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Mar.8 (ANI): The Republican presidential contest for 2012 is going to be most wide open GOP race in 50 years, according to Gallup analysis.For more than half-a-century, the race for ... Read more...

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Meet the happiest man in America


March 8th, 2011 - 2:11 pm ICT by ANI
London, Mar 8 (ANI): A survey has found the happiest man in the US, and he is a married Chinese-American, Kosher-observing Jew who lives in Hawaii.Alvin Wong, 65, was contacted after three ... Read more...

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Only six percent Chinese happy: Poll


March 3rd, 2011 - 4:54 pm ICT by ANI
Beijing, Mar 3 (ANI): Regardless of efforts put in by the government to improve the sense of happiness among people, only six percent of Chinese see themselves to be happy, a survey ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Obama approval rating drops in all states


February 24th, 2011 - 7:30 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Feb.24 (ANI): US President Barack Obama's approval ratings during his second year in office were highest in Hawaii, the state where he grew up, and in Washington, the city where ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Obama gets high approval rating in all states


February 24th, 2011 - 7:12 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Feb.24 (ANI): President Barack Obama's approval ratings during his second year were highest in most of the states, according to the Gallup 2010 poll.His approval rating in Hawaii, the place ... Read more...

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Americans opinion on Pakistan, Afghanistan hits new lows


February 13th, 2011 - 5:00 pm ICT by ANI
Princeton, Feb 13(ANI): US public perceptions of Afghanistan and Pakistan have sunk to new lows this year, according to a new poll.Fourteen per cent of Americans have a favourable view of Afghanistan ... Read more...

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The country where you live can have a big impact on your life


February 10th, 2011 - 6:44 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Feb 9 (ANI): A new study of people from 128 countries has found that the more satisfied people are with their country, the better they feel about their lives-especially people who ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Feeling good about country linked to well being


February 10th, 2011 - 3:20 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Feb 10 (IANS) The more satisfied people are with their country, the better they feel about their lives, especially people in low income groups or in relatively poor countries. The study ... Read more...

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Obama’s second year approval ratings most partisan and polarized since 1955: Poll


February 5th, 2011 - 4:32 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Feb 5(ANI): A new poll has found that United States President Barack Obama's approval ratings during his second year in office were the most partisan and polarized they have ever ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Republicans appear poised to win big in US poll


November 1st, 2010 - 11:31 am ICT by IANS
By Arun Kumar Washington, Nov 1 (IANS) Even as President Barack Obama prepares to leave over the weekend for a four-nation trip to Asia, including the first stop in India, his Democratic ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Nearly five in ten American voters want Obama to run for president again


October 27th, 2010 - 4:57 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Oct. 27 (ANI): Nearly half of today's voters - 47 percent - say they would like to see Barack Obama run for re-election in 2012, versus 36 percent who said ... Read more...

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Number of US citizens with healthcare insurance fell in 2009


September 17th, 2010 - 8:18 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Sep 17 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Lawmakers in the US argued over the need to make major healthcare changes in 2009 and one of the sticky points of the debate was the number of ... Read more...

Posted in Health |

Workers quit jobs to get rid of bad bosses, says book


September 17th, 2010 - 5:14 pm ICT by IANS
Melbourne, Sep 17 (IANS) Workers quit jobs to get rid of bad bosses even though they like their workplaces, says a new book. Workplace management expert Tony Wilson, who wrote the book "Jack ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Bad boss - the main reason workers quit


September 17th, 2010 - 3:23 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Sep 17 (ANI): If you're a bad boss, don't be shocked to hear 'I Quit' from employees more often.A global research organization, Gallup, has found that caliber of the boss is ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Women believe in global warming more than men


September 15th, 2010 - 2:34 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Sep 15 (IANS) Women tend to believe in the scientific consensus on global warming more than men, finds a recent study. The findings challenge common perceptions that men are more scientifically literate, ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

Women ‘more likely than men to agree with science on global warming’


September 15th, 2010 - 2:09 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Sept 15 (ANI): A recent study on gender and climate change reveals women tend to believe the scientific consensus on global warming more than men.The study challenges common perceptions that men ... Read more...

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Shanghai is China’s most popular city


August 31st, 2010 - 5:25 pm ICT by IANS
Shanghai, Aug 31 (IANS) China's financial hub - Shanghai - has pipped 30 other cities in the country to become the nation's most popular city. A survey, co-conducted by Gallup Consulting, a global ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Success of companies depend on employee perceptions


August 15th, 2010 - 3:27 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Aug 15 (IANS) When a JetBlue flight attendant deplaned last week, many questions arose as to why someone would be willing to give up a steady job during these tough economic ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Netherlands, the happiest country in the world


July 26th, 2010 - 5:17 pm ICT by ANI
London, July 26 (ANI): A Gallup World Poll survey has found that The Netherlands is the happiest country in the world.They surveyed thousands of respondents in 155 countries, between 2005 and 2009, ... Read more...

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90 percent Pakistanis consider their surroundings unsafe: Survey


July 17th, 2010 - 2:15 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, July 17 (ANI): Over 90 percent of people in Pakistan consider their region unsafe, a survey has revealed.According to survey carried out by Gallup Pakistan for the Gilani Research Foundation, an ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

Money ‘can’t buy you total happiness’


July 1st, 2010 - 5:53 pm ICT by ANI
London, July 1 (ANI): Money really can by you happiness - or at least one form of it, according to a new study.A worldwide survey more than 100,000 people revealed that money ... Read more...

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India ranks sixth in image rating by Americans


February 19th, 2010 - 9:47 pm ICT by IANS
By Arun Kumar Washington, Feb 19 (IANS) India ranked sixth among 20 nations favourably viewed by Americans that figured prominently in the news or US foreign policy in the first year of the ... Read more...

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Nearly 50 percent Pakistanis blame poor cricket for defeats in Australia


February 19th, 2010 - 2:08 pm ICT by ANI
Lahore, Feb 19 (ANI): Nearly 50 percent Pakistanis believe that national cricket team's disastrous tour of Australia is the result of overall poor performance in batting and fielding.Forty four percent (44 percent) ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Obama may bounce back through State of the Union address: Expert


January 23rd, 2010 - 2:30 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Jan. 23 (ANI): Despite his drooping approval ratings at the end of his first year in the office, President Barack Obama is likely to bounce back through Wednesday's State of ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Americans give Obama mixed report card for his first year


January 14th, 2010 - 4:26 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Jan 14 (ANI): Americans are split on whether Barack Obama's first year as president has been a success, a new national poll finds.Some 45 percent of those surveyed in a ... Read more...

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Only 15 percent Pakistanis support Kerry Lugar Bill: Gallup


October 15th, 2009 - 5:22 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Oct.15 (ANI): While the United States is trying hard to allay anti-American feelings among the Pakistanis through the Kerry Lugar Bill which would offer Islamabad 7.5 billion dollars for development works, ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

Negative public opinion about foreign countries an early warning signal for terrorism


September 18th, 2009 - 2:51 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, September 18 (ANI): People's negative views toward the leadership and policies of other countries may be an indication that a terrorist act may be carried out, say researchers.Alan Krueger, a ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Advanced nations most likely to face terror attacks: Study


September 18th, 2009 - 12:07 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Sep 18 (IANS) Countries with advanced economies as well as a high degree of civil liberties are most likely to face the brunt of terror attacks, says a new study. Economic ... Read more...

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Its not a zero-sum game anymore, US tells Pakistan


August 11th, 2009 - 10:47 am ICT by IANS
By Arun Kumar Washington, Aug 11 (IANS) The United States has told Pakistan it would keep up "very strong and growing partnership" with India even as it tries to improve its partnership ... Read more...

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