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Obama gains six point advantage over Romney: poll


September 11th, 2012 - 6:00 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Sep 11 (IANS) With a new poll showing President Barack Obama getting a six point advantage over Mitt Romney after last week's Democratic National Convention, the Republican challenger ... Read more...

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Obama, Romney locked in close race: polls


August 25th, 2012 - 11:25 am ICT by IANS
Washington, Aug 25 (IANS) President Barack Obama and his Republican challenger Mitt Romney remain locked closely in the race for the White House, according to two new polls released ... Read more...

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Just half of Russians know national anthem


August 23rd, 2012 - 12:20 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, Aug 23 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Although only 49 percent of the Russians know words of their national anthem, according to state-run VTsIOM pollster, this is still 10 percent higher than ... Read more...

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Monsoon to hit in four-five days: Minister


July 5th, 2012 - 5:32 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 4 (IANS) While acknowledging that there was a "margin of error" in weather predictions, Minister of State for Science and Technology Ashwani Kumar said Wednesday that pre-monsoon ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

Rain likely in Delhi Thursday (Lead)


July 5th, 2012 - 5:32 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 4 (IANS) Overcast skies and humidity made Wednesday hot and sticky in the national capital with the maximum temperature five notches up at 41.2 degrees Celsius. However, ... Read more...

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Romney faces tough fight in deep South


March 13th, 2012 - 12:49 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, March 13 (IANS) Ahead of Tuesday's tough Republican primaries in Alabama and Mississippi in deep South to pick up the party candidate to challenge President Barack Obama, leading ... Read more...

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Obama leads Romney in poll


February 7th, 2012 - 11:54 am ICT by IANS
Washington, Feb 7 (IANS/EFE) President Barack Obama is preferred by 52 percent of Americans compared with 43 percent who favour Mitt Romney, the front-runner for the Republican presidential nomination, ... Read more...

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Gingrich, Romney in dead heat spar over immigration


January 27th, 2012 - 12:09 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Jan 27 (IANS) Leading Republican presidential candidates Newt Gingrich and Mitt Romney sparred over immigration policies as the latest surveys showed the two locked in a tight race before ... Read more...

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US shoppers spend record $52.4 bn on Thanksgiving weekend


November 29th, 2011 - 12:04 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Nov 29 (IANS/EFE) US shoppers spent a record sum of $52.4 billion over the long Thanksgiving weekend on purchases in stores and on the Internet, according to a survey ... Read more...

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Obama faces uphill climb, swing states poll indicate


November 5th, 2011 - 4:46 am ICT by IANS
Washington, Nov 5 (IANS) Ahead of 2012 election, US President Barack Obama and his most formidable Republican presidential challenger Mitt Romney are almost tied up in a dozen swing ... Read more...

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Congress will be routed in Hisar: survey


October 12th, 2011 - 4:19 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 12 (IANS) The Congress is set for a "comprehensive defeat" in Thursday's Hisar Lok Sabha by-election in Haryana where Team Anna is campaigning against the party, ... Read more...

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Over half of Americans aware of Occupy Wall St protests


October 11th, 2011 - 12:23 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Oct 11 (IANS/EFE) While 51 percent of US residents are aware of the Occupy Wall Street movement, fewer than half of those who know of the protests have an ... Read more...

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Post Anna, support for government dips: poll


September 14th, 2011 - 7:34 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 14 (IANS) In the wake of the Anna Hazare campaign against corruption, as many as 74 percent of respondents say they are dissatisfied with the Congress-led ... Read more...

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More and more Indians want Rahul as PM: Survey


June 19th, 2011 - 11:17 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 19 (IANS) As many as 46 percent of people believe that Congress general secretary Rahul Gandhi will make a better prime minister than incumbent Manmohan Singh, ... Read more...

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Obama gains popularity among young American voters: Poll


April 1st, 2011 - 2:30 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Apr 1(ANI): United States President Barack Obama's approval ratings among young American adults have increased, a new poll suggests.In a national survey of Americans ages 18 to 29 conducted by ... Read more...

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5 in10 Americans think Obama does not deserve second term: Quinnipiac Poll


March 31st, 2011 - 2:01 pm ICT by ANI
New York, Mar. 31 (ANI): Half of Americans taking part in a Quinnipiac Poll don't believe President Obama deserves a second term, while 41 percent or nearly four in 10 think ... Read more...

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Polls estimate Obama’s approval among Americans at 50 percent


March 16th, 2011 - 6:38 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Mar.16 (ANI): In the aftermath of the Tucson shooting in Arizona, two new polls taken by CNN/Opinion Research Corporation and ABC News/Washington Post have estimated United States President Barack Obama's ... Read more...

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Michelle Obama sets women’s temperatures rising


March 8th, 2011 - 1:48 pm ICT by ANI
New York, Mar 8 (ANI): A survey has found that US First Lady Michelle Obama is more likely to leave women feeling hot.The Quinnipiac's "national thermometer" measurement asked voters to rate ... Read more...

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Poll shows ex-Arkansas Governor Huckabee a hit with southern voters


March 2nd, 2011 - 6:25 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Mar. 2 (ANI): A new poll shows former Arkansas Governor Mike Huckabee leading a field of prospective Republican candidates among southern voters.Huckabee easily led former House Speaker Newt Gingrich ... Read more...

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Americans rate Ronald Reagan as best-ever US President


February 19th, 2011 - 4:24 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Feb 19(ANI): A new poll has found that more Americans identify Ronald Reagan as the best-ever US President than Abraham Lincoln or Franklin Roosevelt.According to a Gallup poll, when ... Read more...

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Obama, potential Republican rivals neck-and-neck in 2012 Presidential race


February 18th, 2011 - 12:32 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Feb.18 (ANI): US President Barack Obama and his yet to be named Republican rival, got 45 percent American votes each in the latest poll conducted by Gallup, previewing the 2012 ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Obama’s ratings rise but still struggling to sell economic policies, find new polls


February 10th, 2011 - 5:15 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Feb 10(ANI): US President Barack Obama's approval rating has improved a bit in comparison to that a month ago, but he is struggling to gain support for some of his ... Read more...

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American optimism surges tot nearly a four-year high


January 26th, 2011 - 3:02 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Jan.26 (ANI): American optimism has surged to nearly a four-year high - jumping 14 points in the past month alone, a poll released Tuesday suggests.Forty-three percent of Americans surveyed by CNN/Opinion ... Read more...

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US Presidential wannabe Mike Huckabee way ahead of Republican rivals, finds poll


January 13th, 2011 - 6:53 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Dec 24 (ANI): A new poll has found that potential Republican presidential candidate Mike Huckabee is ahead of his Republican rivals in next year's Iowa caucuses.The survey from Democratic-allied Public ... Read more...

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Obama staging comeback in the eyes of American people, finds new poll


December 21st, 2010 - 4:40 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Dec 21(ANI): A new poll suggests that United States' President Barack Obama may be staging a comeback in the eyes of the American people.According to a CNN/Opinion Research Corp. poll, ... Read more...

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Only 13 percent of Americans polled approve of Congress


December 16th, 2010 - 6:22 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Dec. 16 (ANI): America's satisfaction with Congress has hit an all-time low in a Gallup Poll released Wednesday.Just 13 percent said they approve of the job Congress is doing, ... Read more...

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Over five in ten Americans still view George W. Bush as unpopular: USA Today/Gallup Poll


November 11th, 2010 - 1:38 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Nov.11 (ANI): Over five in ten Americans view former president George W. Bush as unpopular, according to a new USA Today/Gallup Poll.Fifty-three percent of 1,021 adults surveyed viewed him unfavorably, the ... Read more...

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Ship squeezes under bridge with 1.5 inch margin


November 1st, 2010 - 12:54 pm ICT by IANS
London, Nov 1 (IANS) A cruise liner with the capacity to accommodate 8,300 people passed under a Danish bridge with a gap of just an inch-and-a half between its tip and the ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Study: Half of the high school students have bullied their fellow students


October 28th, 2010 - 12:48 am ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
New York, Oct 27 (THAINDIAN NEWS) A new survey that involved some 43,321 American high school students has revealed that almost half of United States’ high school students were bullying in the ... Read more...

Posted in World News |

US elections: Poll says Independents siding with GOP, rather than Democrats


October 26th, 2010 - 5:11 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Oct. 26 (ANI): Republicans are on the verge of broad wins next week, as independent voters are ready to boot Democrats from office, according to a new Politico/George Washington University Battleground ... Read more...

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Delhi tennis fans have a new hero in Somdev


October 11th, 2010 - 10:20 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 11 (IANS) Somdev Devvarman is Delhi's new tennis hero after his gold-winning performance in the Commonwealth Games here Sunday. The young fans at the R. K. Khanna ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Over 5 out of 10 young Americans back Obama: Gallup Poll


October 5th, 2010 - 1:28 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Oct. 5 (ANI): US President Barack Obama remains the preference of young voters, according to a new Gallup poll.Fifty-seven percent of 18-to-29-year-olds support Obama, reports Politico.According to the poll, 91 ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Romney, Palin clear leaders for 2012 GOP presidential primary


October 1st, 2010 - 1:00 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Oct.1 (ANI): Mitt Romney and Sarah Palin are the clear leaders of the 2012 Republican presidential primary field, according to a new Gallup poll released Thursday.Romney and Palin were ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Largest marine oil accident spewed 4.1m barrels into Gulf


September 24th, 2010 - 2:03 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Sept 24 (ANI): An independent, peer-reviewed research has revealed that the Gulf spill is the largest marine oil accident ever and spewed around 4.1 million barrels of oil into the Gulf ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

78 percent of Europeans support Obama’s foreign policy


September 16th, 2010 - 5:21 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Sep 16(ANI): A new survey has found that 78 percent of residents across 11 European Union countries approve of the way US President Barack Obama handles foreign policy.According to the ... Read more...

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