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Over one-third of MSMEs close to shutting operations: Survey

02 Jun 2020

Over one-third of MSMEs close to shutting operations: Survey

The brutish impact of the coronavirus pandemic has started revealing itself, with 35% of India's Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises (MSMEs) initiating the process of winding up operations, a survey conducted by All India Manufacturers' Association (AIMO) said.

Indians prefer "good sex" over partners' opinions on CAA-NRC: Survey

06 Feb 2020

Indians prefer "good sex" over partners' opinions on CAA-NRC: Survey

For the Indian youth, "good sex" matters more than their partner's political opinions, a survey has found.

Indians spend 75 days a year on smartphones, social media

21 Dec 2019

Indians spend 75 days a year on smartphones, social media

Smartphone addiction has long been a concern but a new survey has painted an even grimmer picture of the situation in India.

More people to videocall lovers, not parents, from moon: Survey

16 Jul 2019

More people to videocall lovers, not parents, from moon: Survey

Ahead of the 50th anniversary of the groundbreaking Apollo 11 mission on July 20, a United States-based tech professional association, Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers, has conducted a survey about space travel.

Japan observes weird trend: People rent cars; don't drive them

08 Jul 2019

Japan observes weird trend: People rent cars; don't drive them

Car-sharing or rental services have become widely popular across the globe, allowing people to rent cars for short periods of time.

Milk and milk products topmost unsafe food item in Delhi

18 May 2019

Milk and milk products topmost unsafe food item in Delhi

If you are in Delhi, you might want to steer clear of dairy products, for now, that is if you wish to avoid a health risk.

Delhi Metro to conduct customer satisfaction survey from tomorrow

17 Mar 2019

Delhi Metro to conduct customer satisfaction survey from tomorrow

Starting Monday (18 March), commuters of the Delhi Metro can participate in an online survey conducted by a global transport body across various parameters, including availability, accessibility, and security, officials said Sunday.

NITI Aayog: Report claiming 45-year high unemployment unverified

31 Jan 2019

NITI Aayog: Report claiming 45-year high unemployment unverified

Following reports that India's unemployment rate had hit a 45-year high, NITI Aayog Vice-Chairman Rajiv Kumar, on Thursday, clarified that the data was "not verified" and was still being processed.

Now, you can give feedback to PM Modi on NaMo-app

14 Jan 2019

Now, you can give feedback to PM Modi on NaMo-app

With the 2019 Lok Sabha elections fast approaching, Prime Minister Narendra Modi has appealed to citizens and has asked for "direct feedback" on a number of issues through a survey launched on the NaMo app.

Video chats can fight depression in older adults: Study

20 Nov 2018

Video chats can fight depression in older adults: Study

Using video chatting platforms like Skype to connect with friends and family can stave off depression in older adults, a study found.

Nearly 70% Pakistanis don't know about Internet, survey reveals

12 Nov 2018

Nearly 70% Pakistanis don't know about Internet, survey reveals

If you thought internet access is pretty common across the globe, think again!

Survey reveals what affects the productivity of most employees

16 Sep 2018

Survey reveals what affects the productivity of most employees

The productivity of most employees is impacted by unrelated tasks and administrative work as 86% in a survey feel that they lose time each day on work-specific tasks but unrelated to their core job.

MS Dhoni is more popular than Virat Kohli, Sachin Tendulkar

27 Jul 2018

MS Dhoni is more popular than Virat Kohli, Sachin Tendulkar

Despite all the flak he received, recently, for his show in the ODI series loss against England, MS Dhoni still rules the hearts of fans as far as admiration is concerned.

Govt to release unemployment data in next 2 months

18 Jul 2018

Govt to release unemployment data in next 2 months

The government today informed the Rajya Sabha that it will come out with unemployment data from 2016 in the next two months.

Survey finds one-fourth of India's elderly population lives alone

09 Jul 2018

Survey finds one-fourth of India's elderly population lives alone

It has been some time since India's population breached the 1 billion mark, but a recent survey has revealed that this overwhelming sea of people has done little to make the elderly less lonely.

India the "most dangerous" country for women, finds global survey

26 Jun 2018

India the "most dangerous" country for women, finds global survey

If someone needed more proof that women in this country are at high risk, an international poll has now named India the most dangerous for women.

IISc-Bengaluru India's only institution among top-100 in THE Reputation Rankings

31 May 2018

IISc-Bengaluru India's only institution among top-100 in THE Reputation Rankings

Regaining its lost position after a lull of seven years, the Indian Institute of Science (IISc), Bengaluru, has made it to the top-100 in the Times Higher Education (THE) World Reputation Rankings 2018.

MBA aspirants prefer Bengaluru over other cities, finds out survey

15 Apr 2018

MBA aspirants prefer Bengaluru over other cities, finds out survey

Bengaluru is the most preferred city for those pursuing MBA in India, according to a survey.

7 smartphone apps that can earn you real money

28 Mar 2018

7 smartphone apps that can earn you real money

Everyone owns a smartphone these days, and almost everything we do on them requires an app.

With burning lakes, potholes, Bengaluru fares worst in urban-governance survey

15 Mar 2018

With burning lakes, potholes, Bengaluru fares worst in urban-governance survey

A comprehensive study assessing the urban governance in 23 cities of India has brought a real bad news for Bengaluru.

12.9% of total households in Maharashtra headed by women: Survey

08 Mar 2018

12.9% of total households in Maharashtra headed by women: Survey

According to an Economic Survey tabled in the Maharashtra Legislative Assembly on Thursday, at least 12.9% of the total households in the state are headed by women.

Which are the highest-paying tech jobs right now?

07 Mar 2018

Which are the highest-paying tech jobs right now?

The technology sector is experiencing massive growth, opening its doors to many professionals. We all know the tech industry offers some of the highest-paying jobs.

Kerala tops states in overall health performance, UP worst

09 Feb 2018

Kerala tops states in overall health performance, UP worst

Kerala performed the best among India's large states on health index as determined by the NITI Aayog. It was followed by Punjab, Tamil Nadu and Gujarat.

Just 28% urban Indians live in rented houses: Economic Survey

02 Feb 2018

Just 28% urban Indians live in rented houses: Economic Survey

Only 28% of India's urban population lives in rented houses today, a sharp contrast from the housing pattern in 1961 when more than half of us (54%) didn't own a house and lived in a rented one, finds the Economic Survey for 2017-18.

India to grow 7-7.5% in FY18, retain fastest-growing economy tag

29 Jan 2018

India to grow 7-7.5% in FY18, retain fastest-growing economy tag

The Economic Survey 2017-18, tabled in the Lok Sabha at the start of the Budget Session, has pegged India's GDP growth in the next year at 7-7.5%.

Survey: Indians' trust in government continues to remain high

29 Jan 2018

Survey: Indians' trust in government continues to remain high

In a welcome news for the Modi-led NDA government, India continues to be among the top three nations where trust in government remains high.

India's richest 1% pocketed 73% of domestic wealth in 2017

22 Jan 2018

India's richest 1% pocketed 73% of domestic wealth in 2017

The rich in India are getting wealthier as the poor scrape to make ends meet.

Less than 1/4th of Indian women want a second child

21 Jan 2018

Less than 1/4th of Indian women want a second child

The proportion of married Indian women aged 15-49 wanting a second child has fallen: a decade ago, 68% wanted one, but only 24% are willing now.

Jains are the wealthiest Indian community: National survey

13 Jan 2018

Jains are the wealthiest Indian community: National survey

Jains are the wealthiest religious community in India. Delhi and Punjab are the richest states. Bihar is the poorest.

Gallup International Survey: Modi ranked 3rd; ahead of Trump, Putin

12 Jan 2018

Gallup International Survey: Modi ranked 3rd; ahead of Trump, Putin

PM Modi adds another feather to his cap. Gallup International's annual survey "Opinion of Global Leaders" has put him at number three among world leaders.

Barack Obama defeats Donald Trump as America's most admired man

28 Dec 2017

Barack Obama defeats Donald Trump as America's most admired man

Donald Trump might have clinched victory in the US presidential elections, but his predecessor is still the most admired man in America.

India to overtake Britain, France, become fifth-largest economy by 2018

26 Dec 2017

India to overtake Britain, France, become fifth-largest economy by 2018

Despite a recent slowdown, India will overtake Britain and France to become the fifth-largest economy in dollar terms by 2018, a report has predicted.

Pew report: 64% of Indians view Pakistan "very unfavorably"

09 Dec 2017

Pew report: 64% of Indians view Pakistan "very unfavorably"

Nearly two-thirds of Indians (64%) of Indians hold a "very unfavorable" view of Pakistan, according to a survey conducted by Pew Research Center.

QS Rankings: IIM Ahmedabad at no. 49; full list here

28 Nov 2017

QS Rankings: IIM Ahmedabad at no. 49; full list here

The Harvard Business School in the US has topped the QS World University Rankings: Global MBA Rankings 2018, leaving behind other high-ranking institutes around the world.

Modi most popular politician ever: Indians reveal their preferences

16 Nov 2017

Modi most popular politician ever: Indians reveal their preferences

PM Narendra Modi might have his fair share of detractors, but according to a Pew study, he is by far the most popular figure in Indian politics.

BJP will win Gujarat but Congress will dent vote-share: Survey

10 Nov 2017

BJP will win Gujarat but Congress will dent vote-share: Survey

BJP is set to win big in the Gujarat polls with 113-121 seats in the 182-member Assembly, a survey by ABP-CSDS has predicted.

Goa, Kerala best states for women, Delhi, Bihar worst

02 Nov 2017

Goa, Kerala best states for women, Delhi, Bihar worst

The first ever gender vulnerability index (GVI) has revealed that the safest state for women in India is Goa (0.66), followed by Kerala (0.63) and Mizoram (0.63).

Survey: 43% Indians paid bribes in the last one year

01 Nov 2017

Survey: 43% Indians paid bribes in the last one year

If you thought corruption in India is on a downward trajectory, a recent survey by LocalCircles will tell you otherwise.

The man who discovered India's 780 languages

28 Oct 2017

The man who discovered India's 780 languages

In 2010, 3,500 volunteers set out on a journey to document India's languages. Over the next two years, they travelled across the country and recorded their observations.

Singapore has the 'most powerful' passport in the world

25 Oct 2017

Singapore has the 'most powerful' passport in the world

The Singaporean passport has been declared the world's most powerful with a score of 159- the first time an Asian country has clinched the top spot.