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Puerto Ricans reject constitutional changes


August 21st, 2012 - 1:33 pm ICT by IANS
San Juan, Aug 21 (IANS/EFE) Puerto Ricans surprised pollsters and political observers by voting against amending their constitution to limit the right of bail in certain homicide cases and also ... 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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Elizabeth Taylor voted the ‘Most photogenic Celebrity in the world’


August 24th, 2011 - 9:22 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Los Angeles, Aug 24 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Deceased actress Elizabeth Taylor has been voted as the most photogenic celebrity in the history of the world. Taylor was named ahead of another actress Jennifer ... Read more...

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Political patchwork in south: Poll vault in two, turmoil in others


May 22nd, 2011 - 3:36 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, May 22 (IANS) The picture is fragmented, reflecting political churning that is yet to coalesce into stability. India's four southern states - Kerala, Tamil Nadu, Karnataka and Andhra ... Read more...

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Young Brits not too excited Will-Kate wedding


March 12th, 2011 - 5:31 pm ICT by ANI
London, Mar 12 (ANI): Young Britons are not much bothered about the Royal wedding between Prince Williams and Kate Middleton, and prefer to be part of a reality TV show and ... Read more...

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Obama’s ratings climb as public support surges


January 20th, 2011 - 1:27 pm ICT by IANS
By Arun Kumar Washington, Jan 20 (IANS) With more Americans approving of US President Barack Obama's performance and more seeing him as a political moderate, he is riding a surge of public ... Read more...

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Britons want cuts in immigration level


January 15th, 2011 - 11:34 am ICT by IANS
London, Jan 15 (IANS) About 80 percent people in Britain want to see cuts in the level of immigration, a survey carried out for the government has revealed.According to the Daily ... 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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Five reasons why Democrats could still turn poll odds and hold House


November 2nd, 2010 - 1:28 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Nov.2 (ANI): Though polling data suggests that the Republicans may win the House of Representatives on Tuesday, the Democrats might still be in a position to turn the odds to ... Read more...

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‘Most-hated’ French Prez Sarkozy ‘worried about being assassinated’


November 1st, 2010 - 12:24 pm ICT by ANI
London, Nov 1 (ANI): Nicolas Sarkozy has revealed his fear that he could be assassinated after becoming the most hated French president in more than 50 years.The country has erupted in strikes ... Read more...

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65 percent of American voters want to axe every Congress member


October 30th, 2010 - 6:18 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Oct. 30 (ANI): An overwhelming majority of Americans say, if given the choice, they would want to axe every member of the U.S. Congress.A Rasmussen Reports survey released yesterday found 65 ... Read more...

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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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We have poor sex lives, say French couples (Lead)


September 11th, 2010 - 2:45 pm ICT by IANS
London, Sep 11 (IANS) The French, who are thought to be great lovers, in reality lead miserable sex lives, says a survey. Three-quarters of the couples who took part in a poll admitted ... Read more...

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Three-quarters of French couples have miserable sex lives


September 11th, 2010 - 1:30 pm ICT by ANI
London, Sep 11 (ANI): A new poll has revealed that three-quarters of French couples have miserable sex lives, and their relationship is suffering as a result.A quarter of them use excuses ... Read more...

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We’ve poor sex lives, admit French couples


September 11th, 2010 - 1:05 pm ICT by IANS
London, Sep 11 (IANS) French couples have miserable sex lives, revealed a survey that said that the couples often simply had "no desire" to have sex. Three-quarters of the couples who took part ... Read more...

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Britons spent 50.5 mn pounds on gadgets during recession


August 26th, 2010 - 7:34 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 26 (IANS) Technology buff Britons spent a whopping 50.5 million pounds on gadgets last year when recession was the buzz word for economists across the world. Spending on technology such as ... Read more...

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Muslim or Christian? Religion row dogs Obama


August 21st, 2010 - 1:16 pm ICT by IANS
By Arun Kumar Washington, Aug 21 (IANS) A day after controversial evangelical leader Rev. Franklin Graham said Barack Obama was born a Muslim because of his father's religious beliefs, the White ... Read more...

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Poll indicates closest Australian vote in 49 years


August 16th, 2010 - 8:36 am ICT by IANS
Sydney, Aug 16 (DPA) Opinion polling in the final week of campaigning showed Australia' parliamentary elections next Saturday could be the closest since 1949 when a single seat decided who took ... Read more...

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“Massages and pleasure trips” typified Brown govt MP’s “Culture of excess”


August 13th, 2010 - 5:40 pm ICT by ANI
London, Aug 13 (ANI): "Culture of excess" seems to have flourished during the term of Gordon Brown's Labour government in the United Kingdom as the most detailed breakdown of Government spending ... Read more...

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Google ‘to launch Facebook competitor ‘Google Me’


July 14th, 2010 - 1:32 pm ICT by ANI
London, July 14 (ANI): Rumour has it that Google might launch its own social networking site 'Google Me'.According to The Telegraph, Kevin Rose, the founder of Digg, tweeted, "Ok, umm, huge ... Read more...

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Two out of three Brits in favour of burkha ban


March 3rd, 2010 - 5:51 pm ICT by ANI
London, Mar.3 (ANI): Almost two-thirds of Britons think women should be barred from wearing the burkha in public, the Daily Express reveals a Harris poll, as stating.Figures from pollsters Harris show that ... Read more...

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At one-year mark, Obama gets 50 percent approval


January 19th, 2010 - 10:02 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Jan 19 (IANS) As Barack Obama nears the one one-year point of his presidency Wednesday he has won the approval of about half the American people, according to two new ... Read more...

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Yanukovych wins first round of Ukraine’s presidential poll


January 18th, 2010 - 3:44 am ICT by IANS
Kiev, Jan 18 (DPA) Viktor Yanukovych, a former prime minister supporting close relations with Russia, won the first round of Ukraine's presidential election Saturday, according to exit polls. The big business-friendly politician is ... Read more...

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Obama ratings take hard hit in tough first year


December 30th, 2009 - 6:59 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Dec. 30 (ANI): President Barack Obama's ratings have dropped dramatically in the face of rising unemployment, a slipping legislative agenda and painful decisions on health care, the economy and the ... Read more...

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MJ’s ‘Thriller’ voted ‘Greatest Video Of All Time’


November 30th, 2009 - 1:53 pm ICT by ANI
London, Nov 30 (ANI): The music video of Michael Jackson's hit track 'Thriller' has been voted the greatest of all time.The 14-minute mini movie released on December 2, 1983, was named ... Read more...

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‘Toy Story’ voted greatest animated movie


October 18th, 2009 - 11:21 pm ICT by IANS
London, Oct 18 (IANS) The first movie in the hit "Toy Story" franchise has topped a poll of the greatest animated films of all time. Following it was "Shrek" and Disney's "The Lion ... Read more...

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Toy Story named Greatest Animated Film Of All Time


October 16th, 2009 - 5:50 pm ICT by ANI
London, Oct 16 (ANI): American computer-animated film 'Toy Story' has topped a poll of the greatest animated films of all time."Toy Story was loved by both the older and younger generations and ... Read more...

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Brit youngsters crave for traditional values


October 12th, 2009 - 4:37 pm ICT by ANI
London, Oct 12 (ANI): Young Britons crave for traditional values, like eating at a family dining table, playing board games together and saying please and thank you, says a new survey.The ... Read more...

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Obama’s approval rating levels out in the low 50s


September 30th, 2009 - 2:13 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Sep.30 (ANI): After sliding through the summer, President Barack Obama's approval ratings has settled in the low 50s and is comfortably placed next to those of recent presidents.A number ... Read more...

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‘Smelly’ Germans voted World’s Worst Lovers


September 29th, 2009 - 12:52 pm ICT by ANI
London, September 29 (ANI): In comparison to men from across the world German males are the worst lovers, according to a new survey.In a poll conducted by OnePoll.com, the Germans were voted ... Read more...

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The kids’ names that spell trouble


September 8th, 2009 - 4:30 pm ICT by ANI
London, Sept 8 (ANI): Teachers in the UK believe children with certain names are naughtier than the others, a survey has found.Pollsters from the parenting club Bounty.com asked 3,000 teachers to ... Read more...

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For Brit men “sex o’clock” is governed by footie fixtures!


September 5th, 2009 - 1:13 pm ICT by ANI
London, Sept 5 (ANI): Feeling romantic? Well, then gear up for some kinky action - but wait till 10.16pm tonight, for that's the time when half of UK's population gets turned on ... Read more...

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Brits ‘too unfit’ for sex


August 10th, 2009 - 6:01 pm ICT by ANI
London, August 10 (ANI): More than a third of 2,000 Brits were said to be unfit for sex, with Glasgow being named the laziest city because 75 per cent of the people ... Read more...

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Early signs of bipolar trend at national level (Comment)


June 7th, 2009 - 12:15 pm ICT by IANS
By B.R.P. Bhaskar The story of how the electorate belied political prophesies and made smooth government formation possible after the Lok Sabha elections deserves close scrutiny because it contains early intimations of ... Read more...

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Eyeing cabinet berths, Karunanidhi meets PM, Sonia


May 19th, 2009 - 8:21 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 19 (IANS) A day ahead of the crucial meeting of pre-poll UPA allies, Tamil Nadu Chief Minister M. Karunanidhi Tuesday met Prime Minister Manmohan Singh and Congress president ... Read more...

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