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Smartphone users reject apps over privacy issues


September 6th, 2012 - 9:49 pm ICT by IANS
London, Sept 6 (IANS) Smartphone users are rejecting or uninstalling some apps because of concerns over intrusive nature of collecting personal information, according to a US survey.The Pew Internet Project ... Read more...

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Child marriages rampant in Odisha, says survey


August 17th, 2012 - 9:15 pm ICT by IANS
Bhubaneswar, Aug 17 (IANS) About six per cent of rural women in Odisha get married below the legal age of 18, according to a latest government survey released here Friday.The ... Read more...

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Child marriages are rampant in Odisha, says health survey


August 17th, 2012 - 8:29 pm ICT by IANS
Bhubaneswar, Aug 17 (IANS) About six per cent of rural women in Odisha get married earlier than the legal age of 18, according to the latest government survey released ... 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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Male sterilisation not preferred method of family planning: Survey


July 17th, 2012 - 12:33 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 16 (IANS) Male sterilisation continues to remain the least preferred method of family planning despite efforts by the government to publicize it, according to the annual health ... Read more...

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Assam plans food supplement for high school girls


May 24th, 2012 - 9:06 pm ICT by IANS
Guwahati, May 24 (IANS) Assam Health Minister Himanta Biswa Sarma Thursday said the government was considering providing some food supplement to high school girls before administering them iron and folic ... Read more...

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Britons casual about wedding anniversary


April 28th, 2012 - 8:52 pm ICT by IANS
London, April 28 (IANS) Only a third of married couples in Britain do something special to celebrate their wedding anniversary, a study has found.A quarter do remember the day but ... Read more...

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Ageing baby boomers face hardships


April 5th, 2012 - 3:14 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, April 5 (IANS) A new study on successful ageing finds that their unmarried baby boomer counterparts fare much worse in terms of economic, health, and social outcomes. In 2011, ... Read more...

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Chinese concerned at TV’s negative effects


February 25th, 2012 - 5:54 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Feb 25 (IANS) A majority of people in China are concerned over certain TV programmes that could negatively affect or mislead teenagers, says a survey.The online survey -- conducted ... Read more...

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A Briton fined every 3 minutes for using phone while driving


December 12th, 2011 - 9:52 pm ICT by IANS
London, Dec 12 (IANS) At least one motorist in Britain is penalised every three minutes for using a mobile phone while driving, it has been revealed.According to Freedom 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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Britain set to be ‘nation of renters’?


November 15th, 2011 - 12:27 pm ICT by IANS
London, Nov 15 (IANS) Britain looks set to become a country of renters, following housing shortage and the problems around obtaining a mortgage, a survey has suggested.Over half of the ... Read more...

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Majority have trouble falling asleep


November 14th, 2011 - 4:56 pm ICT by IANS
London, Nov 14 (IANS) A British study has found that over 50 percent of people have trouble falling asleep, which may prove quite detrimental for their health. Some 51 percent ... Read more...

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India becomes better place to do business


October 20th, 2011 - 11:04 am ICT by IANS
Washington, Oct 20 (IANS) With the second best performance after Sri Lanka in South Asia, India climbed seven places to be ranked 132nd best place to do business, according to ... Read more...

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2,377 Delhi buildings found fire defective


August 9th, 2011 - 10:02 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 9 (IANS) A survey found that 2,377 buildings in the capital did not have fire clearance from Delhi Fire Service, and most of them had been built ... Read more...

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11-year-olds in US can now order condoms via mail


April 15th, 2011 - 10:41 am ICT by IANS
New York, April 15 (IANS) Children as young as 11 in Philadelphia city in the US can now order free condoms via mail in a new campaign launched to ... Read more...

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UK iPhone users look rich but usually have an overdrawn bank account


April 4th, 2011 - 4:57 pm ICT by ANI
London, Apr 4 (ANI): A survey has found that even though iPhone owners in Britain may look well off with their expensive gadgets, their main bank accounts however are usually overdrawn.Under ... Read more...

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Women in news media in India are under-represented: Study


March 23rd, 2011 - 2:32 pm ICT by ANI
London, Mar 23 (ANI): A new study has found that women in India working for news media are under-represented.The survey of 170,000 people in 522 news companies by the International Women's Media ... Read more...

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Your Mr. Right is 22 kisses, 5 heartbreaks away: Study


March 17th, 2011 - 1:36 pm ICT by ANI
London, Mar 17 (ANI): A new study claims that the average woman will kiss 22 men, have four long-term relationships and get her heart broken five times before meeting "the one".The path ... Read more...

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Parents ‘pass on road-rage habits’


March 14th, 2011 - 2:55 pm ICT by ANI
London, Mar 14 (ANI): A new study has suggested that road-rage habits are being passed on to young drivers by their parents.Mothers and fathers teaching their children to drive often set a ... Read more...

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Britain - a nation of secret telly addicts who watch 4 hrs of TV daily


March 5th, 2011 - 5:26 pm ICT by ANI
London, Mar 5 (ANI): A study has claimed that Britain is a nation of secret telly addicts, who watch a third more television than they think they do.Research has revealed most believe ... Read more...

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Newcastle-under-Lyme town has nine bins for every home


February 17th, 2011 - 10:21 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Newcastle, Feb 17 (THAINDIAN NEWS) A new survey in the United Kingdom has found that some residents have been left confused and overwhelmed after a new measure on how they should dispose ... Read more...

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Aussies want more sex, reveals survey


February 5th, 2011 - 2:49 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Feb 5 (ANI): It seems all Australians want is more sex. Be it male or female, young or old, single, married or divorced, there is one thing everyone has in common: ... 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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Jharkhand, fifth from bottom in MoU implementation: Assocham


December 30th, 2010 - 7:39 pm ICT by IANS
Ranchi, Dec 30 (IANS) Jharkhand stands fifth from the bottom in implementation of MoUs signed with investors in different sectors, says a survey by Assocham."Jharkhand stands fifth from the bottom in implementing ... Read more...

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Divorced women in dire straits: Survey


December 20th, 2010 - 7:44 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 20 (IANS) Approximately 80 percent of divorced or separated women in India live below the poverty line, with a monthly income of less than Rs.4,000, a survey said.Conducted between ... Read more...

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Britain is the world’s booziest nation


December 7th, 2010 - 8:34 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
London, Dec 7 (THAINDIAN NEWS) A new survey has concluded that Britain is the world’s most boozy country.The survey further found that 84 percent of Brits are drinkers with most of them ... Read more...

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Indians booze the least in the world


December 7th, 2010 - 6:03 pm ICT by IANS
London, Dec 7 (IANS) Indians drink the least in the world, with just 27 percent ever having a tipple - compared with the international average of 71 percent, says a survey. ... Read more...

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25 percent of young Mexicans do not use condoms


December 3rd, 2010 - 11:39 am ICT by IANS
Mexico City, Dec 3 (IANS/EFE) One out of every four young Mexicans do not use condoms because they do not like them, show the results of a new poll by the Mexican ... Read more...

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62pc Australians sit on the beach without wearing sunscreen


November 21st, 2010 - 3:52 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Nov 21 (ANI): A recent poll has revealed that despite endless reminders, most Australians still think it is safe to sit on the beach without sunscreen.The Newspoll survey found that 62 ... Read more...

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Slimming mothers ’spark daughters’ dieting’


November 19th, 2010 - 5:12 pm ICT by ANI
London, Nov 19 (ANI): A new UK survey has found that most teenage girls are twice as likely to go on a diet if their mothers constantly try to slim down.The survey ... Read more...

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Recession-hit Brit men facing sex problems


November 19th, 2010 - 5:10 pm ICT by ANI
London, Nov 19 (ANI): A survey has suggested that the recession is affecting the sex lives of British men.The survey found that men are not only facing work pressure but also stress ... Read more...

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4 in 10 Brit men watch porn with partner in next room!


November 11th, 2010 - 1:25 pm ICT by ANI
London, Nov 11 (ANI): A new survey has found out that almost one in ten men use the Internet primarily for watching pornography - and 40 pc of those watch it while ... Read more...

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Women delay getting help for heart attacks


November 9th, 2010 - 3:42 pm ICT by IANS
London, Nov 9 (IANS) Women experiencing heart attack symptoms delay going to hospital for nearly three hours on an average, says a new study.The US study confirms that women are more ... Read more...

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Why women have no sense of humour when it comes to mum-in-laws


November 9th, 2010 - 11:46 am ICT by ANI
London, Nov 09 (ANI): Overbearing mother-in-laws might be objects of fun for men the world over but for women, life with such a figure is no laughing matter.Seven in ten mothers say ... Read more...

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