social mobility

How Indian migrants move to affluent suburbs in Britain

April 10th, 2011 - 6:26 pm ICT by IANS
London, April 10 (IANS) Driven by rising affluence, migrant Hindu communities in London are increasingly moving from the inner city areas to affluent suburbs, a new analysis shows.The second- and ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Kids who go to comprehensive school ’suffer no disadvantages in later life’

March 3rd, 2011 - 4:47 pm ICT by ANI
London, Mar 3 (ANI): Children who attend grammar schools are no better off in terms of social mobility when compared with comprehensive pupils, according to a 50-year study.Researchers at the universities of ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Bollywood actors shoot for upcoming film ‘Aarakshan’ in Bhopal

February 26th, 2011 - 5:11 pm ICT by ANI
Bhopal, Feb.26 (ANI): Locals in Bhopal witnessed the shoot of Prakash Jha's upcoming film 'Aarakshan', which is based on the government's reservation policy.The film deals with the issue of reservation for ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Young Indian Muslims gravitating towards pan-Islamic and pro-Pak bodies: WikiLeaks

December 17th, 2010 - 12:34 pm ICT by ANI
London, Dec. 17 (ANI): Whistle blowing web site WikiLeaks has revealed that only a small minority of young Indian Muslims are gravitating towards pan-Islamic and pro-Pakistan organizations, while the majority is community ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Mums are strongest role models for kids’ education

September 20th, 2010 - 5:32 pm ICT by ANI
London, Sep 20 (ANI): A new study has found that mothers have a stronger impact on children's educational performance than fathers.Maternal influence has been found to be the leading factor over whether ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Indians celebrate Holi in Trinidad and Tobago

March 1st, 2010 - 1:13 pm ICT by IANS
By Paras Ramoutar Port-of-Spain, March 1 (IANS) Indians in Trinidad and Tobago celebrated Holi, rejoicing the performance of a folk dance troupe from Mathura and splashing coloured powder on each other's face.From early ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Kids with ‘tough love’ upbringing ‘do well in life’

November 8th, 2009 - 2:36 pm ICT by ANI
London, Nov 8 (ANI): Children who are raised with 'tough love' by their parents are likely to do well in life, a new report has found.The report, by think tank Demos, suggested ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Pupils who attend private schools earn 30pct more than state school peers in later life

June 11th, 2009 - 12:44 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, June 11 (ANI): A new study suggests that pupils who attend private schools earn an average of 30 per cent more than those who attend state schools in later life.Published ... Read more...

Posted in Life Style |

4 in 10 say they have achieved the ‘American Dream’

May 5th, 2009 - 4:52 pm ICT by ANI
New York, May 5 (ANI): Recession, it seems, has failed to dampen the American spirit. A whopping 44 percent of Americans feel they have achieved their dreams.Another 31 percent are optimistic that ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Hope, aspiration in India leading to social mobility and prosperity: Nath

January 31st, 2009 - 7:51 pm ICT by ANI
Davos (Switzerland), Jan.31 (ANI): Union Commerce and Industry Minister Kamal Nath has stated that hope and aspiration in India is leading to social mobility and prosperity and these are the engines ... Read more...

Posted in National |

People in affluent areas live 14 years longer

October 20th, 2008 - 3:56 pm ICT by ANI
London, Oct 20 (ANI): Residing in a well-off neighbourhood may add almost 14 years to your life, according to an ''atlas of death''.Titled The Grim Reaper''s Road Map, the report found ... Read more...

Posted in National |

Beleaguered Brown unveils social mobility wave with free-child-care for 2-year-olds

September 21st, 2008 - 4:45 pm ICT by ANI
London , Sept 21 (ANI): Announcing a new wave of social mobility with the objective to support the working women, British Prime Minister Gordon Brown has decided to open thousands of ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Organic coffee grown in Andhra Pradesh making its global foray

March 26th, 2008 - 1:38 pm ICT by admin
Araku valley (Andhra Pradesh), Mar 25 (ANI): Organic coffee grown in Andhra Pradeshs Araku Valley is making its presence felt across the world. Spread in an area of around 36 square kilometres, ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Women halting males social ladder climb in Britain

January 12th, 2008 - 4:20 pm ICT by admin
London, Jan 12 (ANI): Women are slowing the pace of mens growth on the social ladder in Britain, according to a new study.The study, conducted by Oxford University researchers, revealed that ascendant ... Read more...

Posted in World |