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Time wonders if ‘underachiever’ Manmohan can overcome (Third Lead, Changing dateline)


July 8th, 2012 - 10:51 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, July 8 (IANS) Dubbing Indian Prime Minister Manmohan Singh as an "underachiever" the prestigious Time magazine asks whether the architect of 1991 economic reforms can rouse himself and ... Read more...

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Obama expands national lead over Republican rivals: Poll


March 29th, 2012 - 11:35 am ICT by IANS
Washington, March 29 (IANS) President Barack Obama has widened his lead over Mitt Romney and Rick Santorum, his potential Republican rivals in the November presidential election, to double digits ... Read more...

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Trump takes lead in GOP primary race, beats other Republicans: Poll


April 17th, 2011 - 5:35 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Apr 17 (ANI): American businessman Donald Trump has taken the lead against potential Republican competitors in a hypothetical primary race, according to a poll.According to a Public Policy Polling survey, ... Read more...

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1 in 3 Australians struggling with post-holiday blues


January 27th, 2011 - 5:32 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Jan 27 (ANI): Although holidays are meant to leave you feeling refreshed and energised, a survey has found that almost 30 per cent Australians are struggling with post-holiday blues.According to the ... Read more...

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Assocham proposes national poll fund for parties


January 2nd, 2011 - 3:19 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 2 (IANS) In a bid to stem out corruption and inflow of black money during election campaigns, an industry lobby has asked the government to create a national ... Read more...

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Nearly 60% Afghans want foreign troops out of country: Poll


December 7th, 2010 - 4:45 pm ICT by ANI
Kabul, Dec 7 (ANI): Nearly 60 percent of Afghans want foreign troops to leave their country now or start leaving by next summer, the date originally promised by US President Barack ... Read more...

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MCGrath’s charity poll ‘to gauge public opinion bowler’s love life!’


November 9th, 2010 - 6:37 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Nov 9 (ANI): Glenn McGrath's own breast cancer charity foundation has conducted a poll to find people's general opinion on his engagement to Sara Leonardi.The McGrath Foundation - set up by ... Read more...

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McGrath’s own charity foundation question his new relation


November 9th, 2010 - 5:54 pm ICT by ANI
London, Nov 9 (ANI): Glenn McGrath's own breast cancer charity foundation has raised a question against the bowler's engagement to Sara Leonardi.The McGrath Foundation - set up by the former cricketer and ... Read more...

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Obama losing over 40 percent backers’ support ahead of Midterm Poll


October 13th, 2010 - 6:14 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Oct 13 (ANI): Over 40 percent of American voters who once considered themselves as backers of President Obama now say that they either support him less or don't support him at ... Read more...

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Americans evenly divided over Bush vs Obama


October 9th, 2010 - 12:41 pm ICT by IANS
By Arun Kumar Washington, Oct 9 (IANS) Ahead of a tough mid-term battle for Congress, Americans are almost equally divided over whether President Barack Obama or his predecessor George Bush has performed ... Read more...

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Oz voters favour fresh polls even as Independents dither over support


September 6th, 2010 - 2:50 pm ICT by ANI
Canberra, Sept 6 (ANI): In the midst of uncertainty as to who would form the minority government in Australia, with the three key Independent MPs are yet to take a decision, ... Read more...

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Childhood obesity rated biggest health problem for kids


August 22nd, 2010 - 12:33 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Aug 22 (ANI): A new study has revealed that the problem of childhood obesity is getting worse in the United States.The University of Michigan C.S. Mott Children's Hospital conducted a ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Poll: Michelle Obama popularity on rise compared to Barack Obama


July 22nd, 2010 - 1:23 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, July 22 (ANI): The US First Lady Michelle Obama's popularity is growing day by day with American appreciating her far better than President Barack Obama, according to Quinnipiac University national ... Read more...

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Four in ten Australians think attacks on Indian students ‘racially motivated’


January 19th, 2010 - 1:11 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Jan. 19 (ANI): Almost four in ten Australians believe the spree of attacks on Indians students are racially motivated, a new poll has revealed.According to a UMR Research poll published in ... Read more...

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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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Americans confident Obama can handle terrorism: Poll


January 12th, 2010 - 1:06 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Jan 12 (IANS) Most Americans remain confident that President Barack Obama's administration can protect the country from terrorism despite the Christmas Day attempt to blow up a US airliner, according ... Read more...

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Kate Winslet has ‘most desirable’ celebrity body


December 31st, 2009 - 3:28 pm ICT by IANS
London, Dec 31 (IANS) Oscar winning actress Kate Winslet possesses the 'most desirable' celebrity body, according to a national poll. Two thousand women participated in the poll conducted by YouGov and ... Read more...

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Tiger Woods hits record low in popularity poll


December 16th, 2009 - 2:45 pm ICT by ANI
New York, Dec 16 (ANI): Tiger Woods' popularity is on a downward spiral, and a new poll has shown how golf's one-time king of the hill is languishing under a mountain ... Read more...

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Children’s lives online giving parents nightmares


November 22nd, 2009 - 3:36 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Nov 22 (ANI): Parents across the United States have a wide range of concerns about the safety of their children's lives online, according to a new report.Eighty-one percent of parents ... Read more...

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Is Afghanistan turning into Obama’s Vietnam?


October 20th, 2009 - 4:30 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Oct 20 (IANS) A slight majority of Americans think that the war in Afghanistan is turning into another Vietnam, according to a new national poll that also indicates nearly six ... Read more...

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US support for war in Afghanistan at all-time low


September 2nd, 2009 - 6:21 am ICT by IANS
Washington, Sep 2 (DPA) Support for the war in Afghanistan has fallen to an all-time low in the United States, according to a national poll published Tuesday by CNN. Fifty-seven percent of ... Read more...

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Report Card: Obama gets C+, Biden C, Clinton B-


August 7th, 2009 - 12:06 pm ICT by IANS
By Arun Kumar Washington, Aug 7 (IANS) Americans think Barack Obama's overall performance as president deserves a grade of C+ or just about average, according to a new national poll. He was ... Read more...

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Happiness experiment aims to spread laughter across UK


July 31st, 2009 - 4:22 pm ICT by ANI
London, July 31 (ANI): Scientists are planning to cheer up Britons next week with the help of an online psychological experiment.Starting Monday, the experiment will be conducted for five days.People behind the ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

6 in 10 Americans believe serious swine flu outbreak likely in fall/winter


July 17th, 2009 - 12:58 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, July 17 (ANI): Six in ten Americans believe there will be widespread swine flu cases this fall or winter, according to a new survey.According to the national poll conducted by the ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Japan’s premier to call early election


July 13th, 2009 - 11:28 am ICT by IANS
Tokyo, July 13 (DPA) Japanese Prime Minister Taro Aso Monday agreed with top lawmakers of his ruling Liberal Democratic Party (LDP) to dissolve the Diet's lower house and call early elections for ... Read more...

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Obama more popular than his policies: Poll


April 28th, 2009 - 11:52 am ICT by IANS
Washington, April 28 (IANS) A new national poll suggests that President Barack Obama is personally more popular than his policies. The CNN/Opinion Research Corporation poll released Monday, two days before Obama marks ... Read more...

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American worries over unemployment triple


March 17th, 2009 - 10:12 am ICT by IANS
Washington, March 17 (IANS) More than a third of the Americans today, or thrice as many as last year, are worried about rising unemployment instead of rising gas prices and inflation, according ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Two in three Americans give Obama a thumbs-up


February 4th, 2009 - 12:17 am ICT by IANS
Washington, Feb 3 (IANS) Two weeks into his presidency, a new national poll suggests that nearly two thirds of Americans approve of the job Barack Obama has been doing so far in ... Read more...

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Bush gets a bounce in popularity as he prepares to say goodbye


January 15th, 2009 - 10:59 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Jan 15 (IANS) President George W. Bush, who has of late been touting his image in India, received a bounce in his popularity at home too as he prepared to say ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Assembly Speaker Silver says he will support Caroline Kennedy if shes appointed to the Senate


January 2nd, 2009 - 6:42 pm ICT by ANI
New York, Jan 2 (ANI): New York Assembly Speaker Sheldon Silver has said that he will support Caroline Kennedy if shes appointed to the Senate seat of Hillary Clinton by state ... Read more...

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Latest Battleground Poll has Obama leading McCain by three points


November 1st, 2008 - 1:42 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Nov 1 (ANI): In the most recent poll Democratic presidential nominee Barack Obama remains in a close race with his Republican rival John McCain, having a three point lead.The George ... Read more...

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Obamas numbers may be lying due to plethora of opinion polls


October 28th, 2008 - 1:31 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Oct 28 (ANI): Democratic presidential nominee Barack Obama is leading in virtually every national poll, but his margin fluctuates wildly -- suggesting that in some cases, the numbers do in ... Read more...

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Polls show public perception about Sarah Palin decreasing by the day


October 25th, 2008 - 1:54 pm ICT by ANI
Washington , Oct 25 (ANI): Republican vice-presidential candidate Sarah Palins popularity is depleting by the day, even as less than two weeks are left for the Nov 4 elections. According to ... Read more...

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As Obama stays ahead, some suggest a tightening race


October 23rd, 2008 - 10:35 am ICT by IANS
Washington, Oct 23 (IANS) Amid a flurry of polls showing Democratic presidential nominee Barack Obama leading over Republican rival John McCain with an average of seven points, a few indicated a tightening ... Read more...

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Obama to suspend campaign to visit ailing grandmom


October 21st, 2008 - 2:19 pm ICT by ANI
New York, Oct.21 (ANI): Democratic presidential nominee and White House frontrunner Barack Obama has announced that he will suspend his campaigning for 36 hours to visit his ailing grandmother Madelyn Dunham ... Read more...

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