SURVEY

  • India's birth rate declines 2 days ago

    New Delhi: India's birth rate declined by 0.2 points with Kerala registering the lowest in 2013, according latest official data. "The Crude Birth Rate (CBR) at the national level during 2013 stands at 21.4, a decline of 0.2 points over 2012. "The maximum CBR has been reported in Bihar (27.6)...
  • Over 50 per cent of farming households indebted: Survey 5 days ago

    New Delhi: More than 50 per cent of the families engaged in farm activities were indebted in 2012-13 crop year (July-June), a survey said. "About 52 per cent of the agricultural households in the country were estimated to be indebted. Among the major states, Andhra Pradesh had the highest share...
  • Complaint filed against Google maps for wrong depiction of India's boundaries December 14, 2014

    The Survey of India has filed a complaint with police against Google Maps for alleged wrong depiction of India's international boundaries. ...
  • Survey of India files complaint against Google maps for wrong depiction of India's boundaries December 13, 2014

    Dehradun: Survey of India on Saturday filed a complaint with police against Google maps for alleged wrong depiction of India's international boundaries. Dalanwala Police station in charge Anil Kumar Joshi said that the Survey of India, in its complaint, said that Google maps is depicting India's international boundaries in a "wrong"...
  • Alibaba founder Jack Ma richest Asian: Survey December 13, 2014

    Beijing: Jack Ma, the founder of China's biggest e-commerce company Alibaba, has been ranked as Asia's richest person by a Bloomberg survey published on Friday. According to the Bloomberg Billionaires Index, the 50-year-old Ma, with a net worth of $28.6 billion, surpassed Li Ka-shing, the Hong Kong property and ports tycoon,...
  • Maharashtra CM orders probe against Ajit Pawar, Sunil Tatkare in irrigation scam December 12, 2014

    Mumbai: Maharashtra Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis on Friday gave a green signal to the states anti-corruption bureau to conduct an open enquiry against former deputy chief minister Ajit Pawar and state Nationalist Congress Party (NCP) president Sunil Tatkare in the irrigation scam. The Maharashtra Irrigation scam was a government scam which...
  • Mobile phone a basic need for most unmarried Indians: Survey December 9, 2014

    New Delhi: If one goes by a survey, most single Indians can't do without their mobile phones. The survey, by online matrimony platform www.shaadi.com, was conducted on a total of 6,500 respondents in the age group of 23 to 35 years, to understand how crucial a mobile phone is for unmarried...
  • Mumbai has emerged as the favourite Indian city: Survey November 28, 2014

    New Delhi: Mumbai has emerged as the favourite Indian city, while the national capital secured the second position, according to a survey conducted by a travel magazine. Conde Nast Traveller India conferred the 'Favourite Indian City' title to Mumbai after a year long survey among its readers and awarded the...
  • Centre doing injustice to Muslims by not handing over Taj Mahal: Azam Khan November 21, 2014

    Uttar Pradesh minister Azam Khan has demanded that the Taj Mahal be handed over to the Waqf Board. The Taj Mahal is currently managed by the Archaeological Survey of India. Azam Khan says the Centre will be doing an injustice to the Muslim community if the Taj is not handed...
  • Cuttack workplaces mostly not aware of women laws November 9, 2014

    Cuttack: A large number of institutions here having more than 10 employees are not aware of the laws protecting women at workforce, according to a recent study by a social organisation. About 30 per cent heads of offices both in organised and unorganised sectors are not aware of the Visakha Guidelines-1997...
  • Bullet News: Catch the day's top stories October 29, 2014

    Bullet News is CNN-IBN's non-stop prime time bulletin where we bring to you the day's top stories from around the world. Be it politics, sports, entertainment or business, catch it here, only in 30 minutes. ...
  • India @ 9 with Palki S Upadhyay October 29, 2014

    Catch the day's top stories with Palki S Upadhyay on India @ 9. ...
  • News 360: Jamat terrorists Boma Mizal, Sayedullah named as Yusuf's handlers in Burdwan terror attack October 29, 2014

    A terror tree established from the interrogation of wives of the two terror operatives involved in the Burdwan bomb blast reveal that the Jamat terrorists in 2007 came to India after the terror outfit was banned in Bangladeh in 2005. ...
  • Delhi ranks fourth in harassment on public transport: Survey October 29, 2014

    Thomson Reuters foundation YouGov. survey has brought out a report citing the most unsafe cities for women. A survey that looked at harassment on public transports stated Delhi to be the fourth worst affected. ...
  • Good customer service key for businesses in India: Survey October 28, 2014

    New Delhi: The trend of consumers staying with a company on account of good service experience is picking up in India, says a survey. Also, out of 10 Indian consumers 7 have used social media for customer service response, the study said. "Businesses in India can reap the most rewards...
  • Top B-school students lack sales acumen, customer focus: Survey October 23, 2014

    New Delhi: Highlighting huge talent gap, a survey has revealed that a significant percentage of students from top business schools in India score below the industry standards in terms of sales acumen and customer focus. The study revealed that 35 per cent of students in...
  • Most Indians feel smartphones important part of life: Survey October 19, 2014

    New Delhi: Tech-savvy Indians have emerged as the most hooked on to gadgets globally with as many as 95 per cent finding their smartphones "critically important" while 75 per cent use their smartphone or tablet to book a hotel, says a survey by leading online travel firm Expedia. "The findings...
  • 'Alia Bhatt most sensational celebrity in Indian cyberspace' October 12, 2014

    New Delhi: Bollywood actress Alia Bhatt, who has had the nation going crazy with her movies, jokes and memes, tops the list of "most sensational celebrity" as cyber crooks use her name to lure netizens to malicious websites, security software maker McAfee on Sunday said. In its eighth edition this...
  • 2.66 lakh people unemployed in Delhi: Survey October 10, 2014

    New Delhi: A total of 57.06 lakh persons are employed in the national capital while 2.66 lakh were unemployed, a survey has revealed. Out of the total employed persons, about 56.24 lakh persons were employed in the urban area and 0.82 lakh in rural area. The number of male were...
  • Indian scientists more religious than British peers: Survey September 25, 2014

    London: Indian scientists are significantly more religious than their British counterparts, according to the first cross-national study of religion and spirituality among scientists. The surveys and in-depth interviews with scientists showed that while 65 per cent of UK scientists identify as non-religious, only 6 per cent of Indian scientists identify...
  • Need to break back of inflation: Raghuram Rajan September 25, 2014

    Mumbai: Reserve Bank Governor Raghuram Rajan said there was a need to "break the back" of inflation which remains high and controlling it would make the apex bank's position more comfortable. "The real problem is inflation that is persistent. We have been emphasising again and again in order to break...
  • Delhi Metro riders happy with service, but say expansion work a hassle September 14, 2014

    New Delhi: The restrictions and curbs on traffic movement which are in place due to ongoing work for PhaseIII of Delhi Metro are posing hassles and impediments for commuters, a recent survey has found. During a customer satisfaction survey conducted by Delhi Metro Rail Corporation (DMRC) between May 15 and May...
  • 70 per cent employers to expand; midlevel talent in demand: Survey September 14, 2014

    Mumbai: The country is likely to see high growth in the job market as 70 per cent employers plan to expand their team, a recent survey said. "India's business market is currently primed for expansion, with the recruitment market being driven by significant industry sectors such as FMCG, retail, healthcare,...
  • Centre to organise first of its kind survey to prepare targeted schemes for speciallyabled September 11, 2014

    New Delhi: Taking a step in providing better opportunities for the speciallyabled citizens, the Central government is planning for first of its kind national survey to identify these citizens and prepare targeted schemes for them. Based on this data, identification cards and certificates would be issued to the speciallyabled people which...
  • Antique idols brought to Chennai September 11, 2014

    Chennai: Two antique statues of Hindu deities, allegedly stolen from temples here before being sold to art galleries in Australia, returned home on Thursday. The statues of Nataraja and Ardhanariswara were handed over by Australian Prime Minister Tony Abbott to Prime Minister Narendra Modi during the former's India visit last week. ...
  • More than half of Chinese see war with Japan 'within a few years': Poll September 10, 2014

    Tokyo: More than half of Chinese people think their country could go to war with Japan in the future, a new poll revealed on Wednesday, after two years of intense diplomatic squabbles. A survey conducted in both nations found that 53.4 per cent of Chinese envisage a future conflict, with more...
  • Delhi/NCR highest consumer of pizza in India: Survey September 5, 2014

    New Delhi: On the occasion of National Cheese Pizza Day on Friday, food ordering portal Foodpanda.in conducted a survey and the results revealed that people in the NCR region indulge in the Italian delight the most in the country. Maximum orders for Pizzas came from Delhi/NCR with 45 per cent, followed...
  • 50 pc students lack skills for their current grades: Survey September 3, 2014

    New Delhi: Fifty per cent of students entering any class lack the requisite skills like academic, cognitive and vocational for that level, said teachers in a survey. A majority of the teachers also believed that India's assessment system primarily focuses on exam results, the survey conducted Pearson, an organisation involved...
  • Poll reveals a majority back PM Narendra Modi on foreign policy, Naxal violence and price rise September 2, 2014

    New Delhi: May 16, 2014 was a truly historic day in Indian political history. It was the day when for the first time a party other than the Congress managed to secure majority on its own in the Lok Sabha. When Narendra Modi took oath as India's 15th Prime Minister...
  • Delhi ranks 111th on global liveability index August 20, 2014

    New Delhi: India's national capital, New Delhi, features at a disappointing 111th position while 'Millennium City' Mumbai's liveability index has shot up in the past five years, says a global livability survey held by the Economist Intelligent Unit. In the survey that ranks 140 cities across the globe, the liveability index...