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  • US majority feels the need for third political party: Poll September 25, 2014

    Washington: A majority of American adults feel a third party is required as both the Republican and Democratic parties "do such a poor job" representing the people, a Gallup poll has found. A majority since 2007 has typically called for a third party, as per the poll results released on...
  • Elite colleges don't produce better and happier people May 7, 2014

    Washington: If you think that attending elite schools and colleges matter the most and make you happy once you get a job, then you may be wrong. According to a new study, it does not matter much. When it comes to being engaged at work and experiencing high wellbeing after...
  • Suffering in India doubled in recent years: Gallup poll November 27, 2013

    Washington: Suffering in India has more than doubled in recent years with one in every four Indian reported to be bearing the brunt of the nations poor economic performance in recent years, the latest Gallup poll said. Increase in suffering in India has also resulted in increase in suffering in...
  • India sixth most favourable nation for Americans: Poll March 8, 2013

    Washington: India is the sixth most favourable nation for Americans, while at least eight out of 10 do not like Pakistan, making it the third most unfavourable nation after Iran and Korea, according to a latest poll. According to the GallUP Polls, nearly seven (68 per cent) out of every 10...
  • Now, more Indians have good jobs: Survey October 25, 2012

    Washington: The percentage of Indians with good jobs is up from where it was two years ago but it provides little strong evidence that India's sluggish economy is firmly on the mend, according to a new survey. About one in four Indian adults (26 per cent) were employed full time for...
  • '31 pc Indians suffer from poor quality of life' April 30, 2012

    Washington: Almost 31 per cent of Indian adults comprising 240 million people say they are "suffering" because of poor quality of life, according to a Gallup survey, though the country had a high growth rate of 6.9 per cent. The gap between the haves and havenots may actually be widening, the...
  • 10 mn Indians wish to move to US: Gallup poll April 25, 2012

    Washington: Around 13 per cent of the world's adults or over 640 million people would like to emigrate with roughly 150 million, including 10 million Indians wishing to settle in America. So suggests a new Gallup survey giving the US an undisputed title as the globe's most desired...
  • 67 pc of Pakistanis want Islamization of society June 1, 2011

    According to a Gilani Research Foundation survey carried out by Gallup Pakistan in January, 2011, more than twothird of all Pakistanis surveyed (67 per cent) are of the opinion that the government should take steps for Islamization of the society. The finding assumes significance in the light of the fact...
  • Pakistanis happier than Indians, Danes happiest April 21, 2011

    Washington: India has ranked 71st in happiness with only 17 per cent people describing themselves as "thriving" in a new study of wellbeing that gives Denmark the top spot among 124 countries surveyed. With Danes ranked the most contented people on the planet with a whopping 72 per cent of residents...
  • Obama job approval rating drops under 50 per cent November 21, 2009

    Washington: President Barack Obama's job approval rating has dropped below 50 per cent in a second major poll in an indication he is suffering from the long healthcare debate and weakness in the economy, Gallup said on Friday. Gallup said 49 per cent of Americans approved of Obama's job performance. A...
  • Survey shows recession widens MuslimWest gap May 8, 2009

    London: Joblessness and poverty are a more potent source of tension between Muslims and wider European and US society than religious differences, one of the first major studies of Muslim integration since the September 11 terror attacks claimed on Thursday. Attacks by Islamic extremists on the United States and European capitals...
  • We don't want Mush, most Pakistanis say in a poll February 14, 2008

    Washington: Almost twothirds of Pakistanis say the prompt resignation of President Pervez Musharraf would improve security, while less than a third view his November election as valid, a BBC poll said on Wednesday. The BBC World Service/Gallup Pakistan poll, conducted in late January, also found 63 percent of Pakistanis said the...
  • Pak overwhelmingly antiUS: Survey November 19, 2006

    Islamabad: Despite being touted by the US as its 'frontline ally' in the global war against terrorism, Pakistan remains overwhelmingly antiUS, says a Gallup International Survey. Although 76 per cent Pakistanis think that terrorism is a major threat to the country, some 61 per cent believed that the US is...