Smartphones, Facebook crucial to teen romance: Study
Smartphones, Facebook crucial to teen romance: Study

Smartphones and Facebook play a key role in teenage romance - from flirting to eventual break-ups, according to a new US study.

WhatsApp, Snapchat a rage among teenagers: Report
WhatsApp, Snapchat a rage among teenagers: Report

Mobile messaging apps like WhatsApp or Snapchat have become an instant hit among teenage users, finds a new report, adding that young people are continually finding and adapting new ways of communicating electronically to suit their needs.

Global public supports US and its fight against ISIS: Poll
Global public supports US and its fight against ISIS: Poll

Countries across the world have a favorable view of the US and its fight against the Islamic State radical group, according to a Pew Research Centre report.

Majority of mixed-race Americans face racial slurs: Survey

As America becomes more racially diverse, six in 10 multiracial adults are proud of their mixed-race background and feel their racial heritage has made them more open to other cultures, according to a new survey.

92 per cent US teens go online daily: Study

 A staggering 92 per cent of US teens go online daily while 24 per cent are almost constantly glued to the Internet, facilitated by the widespread availability of smartphones, a new Pew research has found.

Social media use does not increase stress: Study

Facebook and Twitter users do not experience increased stress than non-users, but are more aware of negative events in their friends' lives, a new study has found.

Facebook the leader of social media: Survey
Facebook the leader of social media: Survey

Facebook is the leader of social media, says a new survey, adding that the social networking site has also made inroads into becoming the popular choice among the elderly.

PM Modi's US visit builds on peoples' positive feelings: Survey

Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi's first trip to the US comes at a time when people of both countries continue to see each other in a largely positive light, according to a US think tank.

US most polarised in decades: research

The political middle ground is shrinking and the partisan gulf in Washington and the rest of America is getting wider, according to extensive findings unveiled today by Pew Research Centre.

`70 percent Indians discontented, looking for change in leadership`

Stung by rising levels of dissatisfaction over country`s economic and political situation, a majority of Indians are looking for a change in political leadership, according to a US-based think tank.

Most Americans fine with phone tracking: Survey

A new survey shows that more than half of Americans are fine with one of the secret govt surveillance programmes.

'Indians downbeat about economic fortunes'

With the slowdown in the economy, the Indian public's confidence in their country's direction and future economic growth has declined significantly compared with just a year ago, according to a new survey.

Indian Americans lead all in income, education: Survey

Seven in 10 Indian-American adults ages 25 and older have a college degree, compared with about half of Americans of Korean, Chinese, Filipino and Japanese ancestry, and about a quarter of Vietnamese Americans, according to the Pew Research Centre report released Tuesday.

`73% Indians confident of Obama’s abilities`

PM Manmohan Singh has also received extremely positive ratings (87% favourable).

Majority lacks trust in US government: Poll

Nearly 80 percent of Americans say they can`t trust Washington and they have little faith that the massive federal bureaucracy can solve the nation`s ills, according to a survey.