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Facebook, Twitter lowering your confidence?


July 9th, 2012 - 4:05 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 9 (IANS) Ever felt low if your friend gets more likes or tweets than you? You're not alone. Comparisons on social networking sites like Facebook and Twitter ... Read more...

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Average Brit carries at least 3 useless keys


March 10th, 2011 - 2:33 pm ICT by ANI
London, March 10 (ANI): A new study has revealed that the average Briton carries round nine keys - but has no idea what at least three of them open.It means there are ... Read more...

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Americans favour health care law repeal by double-digit margin: Poll


February 9th, 2011 - 6:42 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Feb 9 (ANI): Less than a year after the Obama administration passed the health care law, most voters still favour repealing the overhaul by a double-digit margin, a new poll has ... Read more...

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Over half of Americans think Obama will lose 2012 presidential re-election bid


February 9th, 2011 - 5:24 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Feb 9 (ANI): Over half of Americans are of the opinion that President Barack Obama will lose his 2012 re-election bid, a new CNN/ Opinion Research Corporation poll has found.CBS ... Read more...

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Most Americans consider China an ally of US: Poll


January 31st, 2011 - 5:17 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Jan 31 (ANI): Several issues might have strained bilateral relations between Washington and Beijing, but a latest poll has found that nearly 71.8 percent Americans consider China as an ally of ... Read more...

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Obama’s job approval rating climbs to highest point in year to 53 percent


January 13th, 2011 - 5:55 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Jan 13(ANI): A new poll has found that US President Barack Obama's job approval rating has climbed to its highest point in nearly a year.According to an Associated Press-GfK poll, ... Read more...

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Lib Dem support sinks to lowest level since origin: Poll


January 5th, 2011 - 2:47 pm ICT by ANI
London, Jan 5 (ANI): The support for Britain's Liberal Democrat Party has gone down to its lowest level in over a decade because the voters are now dissatisfied over coalition partner's ... Read more...

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Average adult in Britain tells 3 lies a day: Survey


January 3rd, 2011 - 2:10 pm ICT by ANI
London, Jan 3 (ANI): The average adult in UK lies three times in a day and it is mostly about their whereabouts, hours of work and household chores, reveals a new ... Read more...

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Obama’s approval ratings ‘remain steady’ despite several setbacks: Poll


December 17th, 2010 - 6:31 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Dec 17 (ANI): Despite facing a setback during the mid-term polls, US President Barack Obama's approval and public opinion remains steady, according to a new Wall Street Journal/NBC poll.According ... Read more...

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Canadians divided over Govt’s plan to keep soldiers in non-combat role in Afghanistan


December 14th, 2010 - 5:53 pm ICT by ANI
Ottawa, Dec 14 (ANI): Forty-eight percent of Canadians support government's plan to keep soldiers in a non-combat role in Afghanistan, while 44 percent oppose it, according to a new Angus Reid poll.Although ... 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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Baby boomers unhappiest with their sex lives: Study


November 23rd, 2010 - 2:22 pm ICT by ANI
New York, Nov 23 (ANI): Baby boomers, born during the demographic Post-World War II baby boom, are the unhappiest group when it comes to sex life, according to a new study.However, a ... Read more...

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Sex with the boss best way to the top


October 12th, 2010 - 3:40 pm ICT by IANS
New York, Oct 12 (IANS) Having sex with the boss is the fastest way to get to the top, according to an increasing number of Americans.The Adecco Group, a human-resources consulting ... Read more...

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Half of Americans have unfavorable opinion of Islam: Poll


September 9th, 2010 - 6:39 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Sep 9(ANI): A new poll has revealed that the American public is taking an increasingly critical public view of Islam.According to a Washington Post-ABC News poll, 49 percent of all ... Read more...

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7 in 10 New Yorkers want proposed mosque away from Ground Zero: Poll


September 3rd, 2010 - 2:33 pm ICT by ANI
New York, Sep 3 (ANI): Seven out of ten New Yorkers participating in a New York poll, want the proposed Muslim community center and mosque to be relocated away from Ground Zero ... Read more...

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Two-thirds of New Yorkers want mosque moved away from Ground Zero: Poll


September 1st, 2010 - 6:57 pm ICT by ANI
London, Sep 1 (ANI): More than two-thirds of New Yorkers have raised objections to the proposed mosque and community center near Ground Zero, a poll conducted by the new Quinnipiac University ... Read more...

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Women unaware of breastfeeding norms in China


August 8th, 2010 - 12:19 am ICT by IANS
Beijing, Aug 7 (IANS) Most of women in China are not aware of the breastfeeding norms, a survey has revealed. Only 20 percent of respondents understood what exclusive breastfeeding means while more than ... Read more...

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Chinese women unaware of breastfeeding norms


August 7th, 2010 - 4:51 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Aug 7 (ANI): Only 20 percent of Chinese women understood what exclusive breastfeeding means while more than 50 percent of mothers stopped exclusive breastfeeding before their child was six months ... Read more...

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Pakistanis see India as greater threat than Taliban, Al-Qaeda: Poll


July 30th, 2010 - 2:32 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, July 30(ANI): A new poll has revealed that the people of Pakistan see India as a greater threat to their country than the Taliban or Al-Qaeda.According to the Pew Global ... Read more...

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22pc of drivers don’t wear seatbelts: UK study


June 29th, 2010 - 5:51 pm ICT by ANI
London, June 29 (ANI): A study in the UK has revealed that 22 percent of drivers do not wear seatbelts at all.The poll by insurance company esure also found that almost the ... Read more...

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Ad campaign to bust “Muslims are terrorists” myth launched in London


June 7th, 2010 - 6:48 pm ICT by ANI
London, June 7 (ANI): An ad campaign aimed at dispelling the preconceived negative notions people have about Muslims has been launched in London, after a new poll revealed that most people in ... Read more...

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Only four percent Brits back England for World Cup final place: Poll


May 29th, 2010 - 4:44 pm ICT by ANI
London, May 29(ANI): A new survey has revealed that only four percent of Brits think that England will make July 11's World Cup final in South Africa, but 24 percent believe that ... Read more...

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US voters likely to favour newcomers in November elections


May 22nd, 2010 - 1:59 pm ICT by ANI
New York, May 22 (ANI): American voters are more likely to vote in newcomers in the November elections, a new poll indicates.The national telephone poll was conducted for Fox News by Opinion ... Read more...

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Over 50 percent Brits want Cameron to be next PM


May 11th, 2010 - 2:47 pm ICT by ANI
London, May 11 (ANI): About 53 percent of Brits want Tory leader David Cameron to be the country's next Prime Minister.According to The Sun's latest poll, only 33 per cent want ... Read more...

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One in four Oz adults finds partner online


April 19th, 2010 - 3:36 pm ICT by ANI
Sydney, April 19 (ANI): A survey has found that online dating is fast becoming popular in Australia, with one in four adults admitting to using the Internet to find a partner.RSVP.com ... Read more...

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Obama’s job approval rating hits all-time low of 46.1 percent: Poll


April 13th, 2010 - 3:43 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Apr 13(ANI): U.S. President Barack Obama's approval ratings have hit an all-time low, polling data suggests.According to RealClearPolitics.com, in polls conducted between March 23 and April 10, a paltry 46.1 ... Read more...

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Eight in 10 Chinese want to have two children


March 27th, 2010 - 5:12 pm ICT by ANI
Beijing, Mar. 27 (ANI): Nearly eight in 10 Chinese people want to have two children if the country's family planning policy permits, a new survey has claimed.According to a poll conducted by ... Read more...

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5 in 10 Americans consider health reform bill to be a ‘good thing’


March 24th, 2010 - 5:53 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Mar. 24 (ANI): Almost five out of 10 Americans believe that President Barack Obama's health care reform bill is a "good thing," a new poll has revealed.According to a ... Read more...

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6 in 10 Brits believe Brown lied about Iraq war funding


March 19th, 2010 - 5:34 pm ICT by ANI
London, Mar. 20 (ANI): Six out of ten Britons believe that Prime Minister Gordon Brown lied to the nation about forces' funding.According to a Sun News/YouGov poll, they thought the PM ... Read more...

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Joggers have active sex lives


March 12th, 2010 - 3:48 pm ICT by IANS
London, March 12 (IANS) Want to pep up your sex life? Then start jogging, as a new study says joggers have more active sex lives than those who don't run. One in 10 ... Read more...

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Nearly five in 10 Americans disapprove Obama’s handling of Detroit bomber


March 9th, 2010 - 3:55 pm ICT by ANI
London, Mar. 9 (ANI): Nearly five in 10 Americans have disapproved the Obama administration's handling of the arrest of Detroit bomber Umar Farouk Abdulmutallab, following two months of continuous criticism by Republicans, ... Read more...

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Conservatives get a lead over Labour, still short of majority: Polls


March 7th, 2010 - 1:46 pm ICT by ANI
London, Mar. 7 (ANI): Conservative leader David Cameron has managed to get a lead over Labour, but he still looks short of an overall majority at the General Election, according to a ... Read more...

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6 in 10 Americans think only force can stop Iran from making nuke bomb


March 3rd, 2010 - 3:04 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Mar. 3 (ANI): Six in ten Americans believe that only force will be required to stop Iran from making a nuclear bomb, while 25 percent think that diplomacy and sanctions alone ... Read more...

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Six out of ten Australians don’t want more people, says poll


March 1st, 2010 - 4:13 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Mar. 1 (ANI): More than 60 percent of Australians participating in a poll have said that the federal government should not go ahead with plans to increase the country's population from ... Read more...

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Americans divided over Obama’s health care reforms: Poll


February 26th, 2010 - 5:26 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Feb. 26 (ANI): Americans seem to be divided on health care reforms, with 46 percent of voters saying that the bill should be passed this year, while over 50 percent wanting ... Read more...

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