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By 2030, nearly a third of Cubans will be over 60


September 11th, 2012 - 6:03 pm ICT by IANS
Havana, Sep 11 (IANS/EFE) People over 60 will make up 31 percent of Cuba's population by 2030, the official weekly Trabajadores said days before the start of the island's 2012 ... Read more...

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Indians look at US favourably; want Obama to win: Pew survey


September 11th, 2012 - 6:00 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Sep 11 (IANS) While a majority of Indians is favourably disposed toward the United States, only a third of urban Indians approve of China and just 13 percent ... Read more...

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China’s non-manufacturing sector growth goes up (Lead)


September 3rd, 2012 - 1:27 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Sep 3 (IANS) The Purchasing Managers Index (PMI) of China's non-manufacturing sector, a key economic indicator, rose 0.7 percentage point to 56.3 percent in August, new survey results indicate.The ... Read more...

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Growth up in China’s non-manufacturing sector


September 3rd, 2012 - 1:05 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Sep 3 (IANS) The Purchasing Managers Index (PMI) of China's non-manufacturing sector, a key economic indicator, rose 0.7 percentage point to 56.3 percent in August, new survey results indicate.The ... Read more...

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China non-manufacturing sector’s growth slows


August 3rd, 2012 - 2:53 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Aug 3 (IANS) The Purchasing Managers Index (PMI) of China's non-manufacturing sector, a key economic indicator, dropped 1.1 percentage points to 55.6 percent in July, new survey results have ... Read more...

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Britons hate being called pensioners, elderly


July 30th, 2012 - 11:20 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 30 (IANS) Britons in advanced age groups resent being called "pensioners" or "elderly", a new survey shows.According to the survey by retirement income specialists MGM Advantage, such people ... Read more...

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Texting at the table and working at the laptop while eating - Meal time manners have slipped badly


July 11th, 2012 - 9:46 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
London, July 11 (THAINDIAN NEWS) A new survey has revealed that meal time manners have slipped drastically. Earlier people used to eat food together as a family and discuss how their day ... Read more...

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For Pakistanis, India bigger threat than Taliban, Al Qaeda: Survey


June 29th, 2012 - 11:09 am ICT by IANS
Washington, June 29 (IANS) Only one in five Pakistanis have a favourable view of India with almost six in ten considering it a bigger threat to their country than ... Read more...

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Indian Americans top in income and education


June 20th, 2012 - 11:44 am ICT by IANS
Washington, June 20 (IANS) Indian Americans are the highest-income and best-educated people in the United States and the third largest among Asian Americans who have surpassed Latinos as the ... Read more...

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Majority Americans approve Obama’s same-sex marriage decision


May 12th, 2012 - 11:32 am ICT by IANS
Washington, May 12 (IANS) A little over half of Americans approve of President Barack Obama's public endorsement of same-sex marriage, according to a new survey taken after his ABC ... Read more...

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Internet addiction overwhelming British adults


March 30th, 2012 - 9:47 pm ICT by IANS
London, March 30 (IANS) Britain is rapidly turning into a nation of internet addicts, with the country's adults spending over 15 hours a week staying online, a figure up by ... Read more...

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New media a powerful tool in China


March 16th, 2012 - 3:05 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, March 16 (IANS) More than 70 percent of people believe that new media can be more powerful tools for democratic supervision than traditional media, according to a new survey.The ... Read more...

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Men prefer taking smartphones to newspapers in loo


February 25th, 2012 - 12:36 am ICT by IANS
London, Feb 24 (IANS) Taking a newspaper to the toilet has long been a male preserve. But with the tech-age influencing nearly every aspect of life, even this most established ... Read more...

Posted in Life Style |

Lunch breaks not must for British workers


February 17th, 2012 - 11:41 am ICT by IANS
London, Feb 17 (IANS) Nearly half of the British workers skip lunch, which is far more than employees doing in other countries, a new survey has found.A poll of 10,000 ... Read more...

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Fighting once a week? It’s good for marriage


January 11th, 2012 - 11:01 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 11 (IANS) Forty-four percent of married couples across India agree that the key to a long and happy marriage is having fights more than once a week, ... Read more...

Posted in Life Style |

Bit of gossip might do you world of good


December 5th, 2011 - 6:39 pm ICT by IANS
London, Dec 5 (IANS) A bit of gossip could do you a world of good, easing stress and anxiety, besides boosting positive hormones. A friend's marriage on the verge of ... Read more...

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Survey reveals that Android and Apple control 71 percent of the smartphone market


November 30th, 2011 - 11:28 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
New York, Nov 30 (THAINDIAN NEWS) A new survey by the research firm Nielsen has revealed that more Americans are switching to the smartphone. The survey found that 56 percent of all ... Read more...

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Cost of items in ‘12 Days of Christmas’ shoots up


November 28th, 2011 - 9:04 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Washington, Nov 28 (THAINDIAN NEWS) The total cost of the items mentioned in the song “The Twelve Days of Christmas” has inched up in price, a new survey has reported. According to ... Read more...

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New survey for BPL list to be over by January


November 24th, 2011 - 8:33 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 24 (IANS) A new socio-economic survey to prepare the below poverty line (BPL) list of families will be completed by January 2012, the Prime Minister's Office (PMO) ... Read more...

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Study reveals that men take longer than women to get ready


November 22nd, 2011 - 12:13 am ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
London, Nov 21 (THAINDIAN NEWS) A new survey has found that contrary to the beliefs of some people, men actually takes longer than women to get ready for an outing. The two ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Bradley Cooper named Sexiest Man Alive


November 17th, 2011 - 1:57 pm ICT by IANS
New York, Nov 17 (IANS) Actor Bradley Cooper has been named as the Sexiest Man Alive in People magazine's new survey, and he is quite surprised with the title."I ... Read more...

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China has 49,000 centenarians: Survey


November 8th, 2011 - 8:34 am ICT by IANS
Beijing, Nov 8 (IANS) China has around 49,000 people over 100 years of age, says a new survey.The survey by the China Gerontological Society said that till July 1, the ... Read more...

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Pitt, Aniston voted most fit over 40


October 25th, 2011 - 3:39 pm ICT by IANS
Los Angeles, Oct 25 (IANS) Former couple Brad Pitt and Jennifer Aniston have been voted as the Most Fit Over 40 stars in a new survey.The two beat actors ... Read more...

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Katrina most searched celeb on mobile videos


October 14th, 2011 - 6:06 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 14 (IANS) Bollywood actress Katrina Kaif has been named the most searched celebrity on mobile videos in a new survey. She has beaten international stars Britney ... Read more...

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Britons say sorry eight times a day


September 14th, 2011 - 9:28 am ICT by IANS
London, Sep 14 (IANS) Britain is a country of "over-apologetic" people who say sorry up to eight times a day. And most of the time for things that are not ... Read more...

Posted in Life Style |

Smartphones capture 40 percent of US market


September 2nd, 2011 - 5:09 am ICT by IANS
Washington, Sep 2 (IANS) Up to 40 percent of mobile phone users in the US now own smartphones instead of other phones, a new survey said.From May 11 to July ... Read more...

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More Indian students seek admission in US


August 17th, 2011 - 1:57 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Aug 17 (IANS) Reversing recent trends, prospective graduate students from India seeking admission in US institutions increased eight percent in 2011 after increasing just one percent in 2010, according ... Read more...

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Mobiles, music, lipstick putting motorists lives at risk


July 19th, 2011 - 7:59 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 19 (IANS) Mobile phones, music, cosmetics, snacks and drinks are some of the things that distract drivers, putting at risk the lives of eight out of 10 ... Read more...

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Nepal moves to measure its biggest revenue earner - Mt Everest


July 19th, 2011 - 3:54 pm ICT by IANS
Kathmandu, July 19 (IANS) From the new Nepali financial year that started Sunday, Nepal's government began an ambitious two-year project to survey Mt Everest - the highest mountain in the ... Read more...

Posted in Life Style |

Young Muslims in Indonesia, Malaysia oppose polygamy


July 13th, 2011 - 11:51 am ICT by IANS
Jakarta, July 13 (IANS/AKI) A vast majority of young Muslims in Indonesia and Malaysia disapprove of the traditional acceptance of polygamy. They are, however, reluctant to openly support interfaith marriages ... Read more...

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Britons hoard stuff enough to fill 11 stadiums


June 14th, 2011 - 11:15 am ICT by IANS
London, June 14 (IANS) British citizens hoard so much stuff that is enough to fill 11 football stadiums, says a new survey.Clothes, sports equipment, jewellery, power tools and audio gear ... Read more...

Posted in Life Style |

Study finds disconnect between health and behavior in young adults


May 3rd, 2011 - 3:26 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, May 3 (ANI): A new survey has found that eight out of 10 people between ages 25-44 years old think they are living a healthy lifestyle and are more likely to ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Most Brits risking hearing with MP3 volumes louder than pneumatic drill


May 3rd, 2011 - 3:22 pm ICT by ANI
London, May 3 (ANI): A new survey has revealed that millions of Britons are risking their hearing by listening to music at a volume louder than that of a pneumatic drill.One in ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

3 proven strategies to land your first job decoded


May 2nd, 2011 - 7:21 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, May 2 (ANI): Finding the first job could be a real uphill task, but now a new survey conducted among college students has revealed the strategies that can help you stand ... Read more...

Posted in Life Style |

Indian owned US businesses rake in $150 billion


May 2nd, 2011 - 3:38 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, May 2 (IANS) Owning nearly a fifth of 1.5 million non-farm US businesses owned by Asians operating the US in 2007, Indians raked in over $150 billion in revenue, ... Read more...

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