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Obama leads Romney nationally: Poll


September 19th, 2012 - 11:34 am ICT by IANS
Washington, Sep 19 (IANS) Amid a political row caused by Mitt Romney's controversial remarks that 47 percent of Americans looked themselves as victims, a new poll showed President Barack Obama ... Read more...

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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 leads Romney in 3 swing states


August 2nd, 2012 - 12:12 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Aug 2 (IANS) A new poll brought good cheer to US President Barack Obama leads as it showed him leading Republican challenger Mitt Romney by at least 6 ... Read more...

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Britons not having sex in rainy weather


July 21st, 2012 - 7:29 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 21 (IANS) Torrential rains in Britain this summer have killed the mood for sex, says a new poll of 20,000 Britons.Dating website MissTravel.com polled its British members on ... Read more...

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Obama slightly ahead of Romney in poll of polls


July 6th, 2012 - 2:39 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, July 6 (IANS) President Barack Obama has a slight 3-point advantage over likely Republican nominee Mitt Romney in a new poll of polls averaging three recent national surveys ... Read more...

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Obama leads in three swing states: poll


June 28th, 2012 - 12:42 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, June 28 (IANS) President Barack Obama leads over his likely Republican rival in the November presidential poll in three critical swing states even as voters are divided on ... Read more...

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Mcconaughey voted Hollywood’s sexiest dad


June 16th, 2012 - 3:16 pm ICT by IANS
London, June 16 (IANS) Actor Matthew Mcconaughey has been named Hollywood's sexiest dad in a new poll.The actor, father to son Levi Alves McConaughey and daughter Vida Alves McConaughey, ... Read more...

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One in four Indians ’suffering’: Gallup poll


May 28th, 2012 - 7:45 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, May 28 (IANS) South Asians rated their lives worse in 2011 than most residents in other parts of Asia with nearly one in four Indians "suffering", third highest after ... Read more...

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Gender gap, likeability forge Obama ahead: Poll


April 17th, 2012 - 11:06 am ICT by IANS
Washington, April 17 (IANS) President Barack Obama holds a nine-point lead over likely Republican challenger Mitt Romney, thanks to a large gender gap and likeability factor, according to a ... Read more...

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Russia losing space race: Poll


April 13th, 2012 - 12:48 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, April 13 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Russia is losing its position as the leader of the space race and needs to invest more in the space industry, a new poll has ... Read more...

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Will cancel polls again on evidence of horse-trading: Quraishi


April 5th, 2012 - 2:06 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 5 (IANS) After recommending re-polling in the Rajya Sabha biennial elections from Jharkhand over allegations of "horse-trading" last week, Chief Election Commissioner S.Y. Quraishi has said ... Read more...

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Obama’s approval ratings hit new low


March 13th, 2012 - 11:50 am ICT by IANS
Washington, March 13 (IANS) Amid rising gas prices, President Barack Obama's Obama approval rating has plunged to 41 per cent in a new poll putting a question mark on ... Read more...

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Crucial primaries await Republican front-runners


February 28th, 2012 - 6:44 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Feb 28 (IANS) With new polls indicating that the race for Republican presidential nomination remains close and volatile, front-runners Mitt Romney and Rick Santorum are pushing hard for ... Read more...

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New poll panel chief after consensus: Pakistani PM


February 1st, 2012 - 1:05 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Feb 1 (IANS) Pakistan's new Chief Election Commissioner (CEC) would be appointed after all political parties arrive at a consensus on this, Prime Minister Yousuf Raza Gilani has ... Read more...

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Dhanush, Mallika named hottest vegetarians


January 20th, 2012 - 2:33 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 20 (IANS) Tamil superstar Dhanush and Bollywood actress Mallika Sherawat have been voted the hottest vegetarians in a new poll by People for Ethical Treatment of ... Read more...

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‘Suri Cruise best dressed celebrity child’


January 18th, 2012 - 7:10 pm ICT by IANS
Los Angeles, Jan 18 (IANS) Tom Cruise's five-year-old daughter Suri has been named the best dressed celebrity child in a new poll.Suri pipped David and Victoria Beckham's daugther Harper ... Read more...

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Latino voters sticking with Obama, Democrats: Poll


December 29th, 2011 - 3:51 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Dec 29 (IANS) Latino voters strongly support President Barack Obama and his Democratic Party despite dissatisfaction with the administration's deportation policies, according to a new poll.The survey by ... Read more...

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Timberlake, West named most stylish men of 2011


December 17th, 2011 - 3:37 pm ICT by IANS
London, Dec 17 (IANS) Singer Justin Timberlake and Kanye West have been named the most stylish men of 2011 in a new poll by a magazine.Editors of InStyle magazine ... Read more...

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Aniston’s teenage troubles


December 17th, 2011 - 3:11 pm ICT by IANS
London, Dec 17 (IANS) Actress Jennifer Aniston, who was recently crowned the Hottest Woman of All Time in a new poll by Men's Health magazine, reveals she wasn't always ... Read more...

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Aniston — hottest woman of all time!


December 10th, 2011 - 3:01 pm ICT by IANS
London, Dec 10 (IANS) Beating big names like screen legend Marilyn Monroe, pop icon Madonna and actress Angelina Jolie, Jennifer Aniston has been named the hottest woman of all ... Read more...

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Half of Americans give Obama thumbs down


November 8th, 2011 - 12:11 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Nov 8 (IANS) Exactly a year before the presidential polls, half of Americans say President Barack Obama does not deserve to be re-elected versus 40 percent who say ... Read more...

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‘Britons have more faith in gold than savings’


October 19th, 2011 - 9:18 pm ICT by IANS
London, Oct 19 (IANS) Over a third of Britons are buying gold instead of putting cash into their savings, a new poll has found.With gold prices hitting record highs, new ... Read more...

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Obama calls himself ‘underdog’ in 2012 poll


October 4th, 2011 - 11:17 am ICT by IANS
Washington, Oct 4 (IANS) As a new poll suggested that a majority of Americans expect him to be a one-term president, Barack Obama called himself an "underdog" with a ... Read more...

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9/11 permanently changed American lives: Poll


September 9th, 2011 - 10:08 am ICT by IANS
Washington, Sep 9 (IANS) Ten years after the 9/11 terror attacks, 58 percent Americans believe that the tragedy fundamentally altered the way they live with 28 percent saying they have ... Read more...

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Study reveals that Britain is ‘a nation online snoops’


September 7th, 2011 - 8:03 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
London, Sept 7 (THAINDIAN NEWS) A new poll has identified that Britain has a high number of online spies. The researchers reported that 20 percent of female respondents in the country ... Read more...

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Americans believe US policies motivated 9/11 attacks: Poll


September 6th, 2011 - 10:54 am ICT by IANS
Washington, Sep 6 (IANS) Americans today are generally more willing to believe that US policies in the Middle East might have motivated the 9/11 terror attacks on New York and ... Read more...

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Jackman voted sexiest sci-fi star


September 2nd, 2011 - 1:26 pm ICT by IANS
London, Sep 2 (IANS) Actor Hugh Jackman has been voted in a new poll as the sexiest actor in science fiction.Jackman, who played mutant superhero Wolverine in the "X-Men" ... Read more...

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Poll reveals that Princess Diana is the favorite royal in UK


August 31st, 2011 - 9:55 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
London, Aug 31 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Almost 14 years after passing away following a fatal auto crash, Princess Diana still holds a special place in the hearts of Brits. A new poll suggests ... Read more...

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Obama’s approval rating is at an all time new low


August 15th, 2011 - 7:11 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Washington, 15 Aug (THAINDIAN NEWS) US President Barack Obama’s approval rating is at all-time low, a new Gallup poll has revealed. The new poll which was released on Sunday revealed that the ... Read more...

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Americans give thumbs down to Washington


August 11th, 2011 - 12:17 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Aug 11 (IANS) Barely one in four Americans feels confident that the Obama government can fix America's economic problems with a large majority agreeing that the policymaking process ... Read more...

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Jackson voted greatest singer of all time


June 22nd, 2011 - 2:27 pm ICT by IANS
London, June 22 (IANS) Late singer Michael Jackson has been voted the greatest singer of all time in a new poll.Fans have honoured him by making him top the ... Read more...

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Indians, Pakistanis want better ties: Poll


June 22nd, 2011 - 11:46 am ICT by IANS
Washington, June 22 (IANS) Pakistanis and Indians don't view each other favourably, yet despite the visible hostility between the two neighbours, a large majority of people on both sides ... Read more...

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Pakistanis see India as bigger threat than Al Qaeda


June 22nd, 2011 - 11:01 am ICT by IANS
Washington, June 22 (IANS) Most Pakistanis see India as a bigger threat than the Taliban and the Al Qaeda and disapprove of the US military operation that killed Osama ... Read more...

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Orlando Bloom named most stylish dad


June 15th, 2011 - 2:11 pm ICT by IANS
London, June 15 (IANS) Actor Orlando Bloom has been voted the most stylish dad in a new poll to mark Father's Day June 19.The British actor, who has a ... Read more...

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Indians give environment edge over economy


June 4th, 2011 - 10:38 am ICT by IANS
Washington, June 4 (IANS) One of the world's fastest growing economies, India is also trying to become a green economy, according to a new poll showing Indians narrowly prioritise environmental ... Read more...

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