Latest News for: World surveys


Minister directs survey of cities before master plan

Urdu Point 05 Dec 2021
Speaking on the occasion, Director General Urban Planning and Development Muhammad Ali Khoso said"According to the global survey by 2050, 60 percent of the world's population will live in cities and 80 percent of the world's economic activities ...

ECISD survey: Most nix new taxes

Odessa American 05 Dec 2021
Results from a recent survey on Ector County ISD’s proposed bond election yielded grim results ... Bond Planning Committee co-chair Lorraine Perryman said they will meet Monday and Tuesday to take a deep dive into the survey data and any information the group wants to know more about ... I live in that world and so we talk about it daily,” he said.

Charita Goshay: We're trapped in a loop of our own making

Canton Repository 05 Dec 2021
Tuesday marks the 80th anniversary of Pearl Harbor, a seminal moment that should never be forgotten because it changed the trajectory of America and the world. A recent survey found that the media focuses on World War II veterans too often at the expense of those who served in Korea, Vietnam, Iraq and Afghanistan ... World War II was simple.

Why US democracy can no longer fool the world

China Daily 05 Dec 2021
The so-called "summit for democracy," initiated by the United States, comes at an awkward moment, as many around the world seem to be asking the same question ... A recent survey by the Pew ... Evidently, the self-styled "beacon for democracy" is dimming before the eyes of the world.

Curious Nature: Christmas murder, mayhem, and bird counts

Vail Daily 05 Dec 2021
The late 19th century was also the beginning of conservation in the Western world, and people grew concerned about declining bird populations from overhunting for tradition and fashion ... The first Christmas bird counts were held in 1900, and today it is the longest-running citizen science survey in the world.

Why aren’t women more active stock-market investors?

Independent online (SA) 05 Dec 2021
As is the case elsewhere in the world, South African women lag in terms of stock market participation ... This was one of the findings in the annual BrandMapp survey, a large, independent study of economically active South African adults. These results are mirrored in other surveys, such as the 2020 10X Retirement Reality Report.

Imported tyre prices surge 25pc in a year

Dawn 05 Dec 2021
Pakistan Tyre Importers and Dealers Association (PTIDA) chairman Ashraf Dharani said the government believes that the tyres are luxury items but all over the world they fall in the category of essential items of daily use. A random market survey revealed that Chinese tyres ...

Australia Is the Drunkest Country In the World, Survey Finds

Slashdot 04 Dec 2021
Australians have been named the heaviest drinkers in the world after spending more time drunk in 2020 than any other nation ... An international survey (PDF) has found Australians drank to the point of drunkenness an average of 27 times a year, almost double the global average of 15.

Australia is officially the DRUNKEST country in the world with Britons and Americans ranking in ...

The Daily Mail 04 Dec 2021
According to the world's largest annual drug survey, while Britons were in the top five biggest binge drinkers in 2021 with Australians in first place, the ...

Delhi govt to install 1.40 lakh CCTV cameras in second phase, says CM Arvind KejriwalKejriwal ...

Deccan Herald 04 Dec 2021
Citing a survey, the chief minister said that Delhi is well ahead of London, New York, Singapore and Paris in terms of CCTV cameras per square mile ... According to a survey, Delhi ranks number one in 150 cities in the world in terms of CCTV cameras installed per square mile, the chief minister said.

Refrain from illegal acts around Old Goa site, Bishop tells state

The Times of India 04 Dec 2021
“We are all gathered not only in a holy precinct, but also in a world-renowned heritage area recognised as such by our central government, by that I mean the Archaeological Survey of India, and also by Unesco,” he said, while speaking at the high Mass at the feast of St Francis Xavier at the Basilica of Bom Jesus.

Herricks district's mission is to 'prepare our students to become global citizens'

Newsday 04 Dec 2021
Spanish ... Fratto, director of World Languages, Language Immersion & English as a New Language for the district. A survey of parents before the program's launch showed "Spanish would be a great asset for their children for the future," said Fratto, who also serves as president of the New York State Association of World Language Administrators ....

Health Minister emphasizes on long term planning for provision of basic amenities

Urdu Point 04 Dec 2021
The Minister said that complete survey and long-lasting planning should be conducted keeping in view available civic facilities at present for final preparation of Master Plan of these cities ... He said"Cities of the world share 80% of economic activities and cities are considered economic hubs."

Commentary: Why U.S. democracy can no longer fool the world

People Daily 04 Dec 2021
4 (Xinhua) -- The so-called "summit for democracy," initiated by the United States, comes at an awkward moment, as many around the world seem to be asking the same question ... A recent survey by the Pew Research Center revealed an extremely bleak view on the U.S ... Evidently, the self-styled "beacon for democracy" is dimming before the eyes of the world.