Monday, 23 May, 2022

Topic: survey

60% IAS officers in CPR survey say India’s Covid numbers reflect low testing, underreporting

Respondents commend civil servants’ actions to deal with pandemic, express low regard for political executive’s ability to effectively communicate with people.

44% rural Indians willing to pay for vaccine, 51% say Covid ‘Chinese conspiracy’, survey finds

The survey by Gaon Connection revealed that nearly 20% of the respondents considered Covid an 'act of God', 22% blamed the negligence of the people & 18% did not share any view.

Indians, Chinese trust their govts most — a key factor in success of Covid vaccination

A survey conducted in nine countries showed that respondents who said they would get vaccinated were more highly educated than those who said they would not.

9 out of 10 people don’t want to return to their pre-Covid lives, finds WEF survey

Survey conducted by WEF and Ipsos finds that 87% Indians want an equitable and sustainable future, and were waiting for changes in their post-pandemic personal lives.

How the world can fight back the fear of a coronavirus vaccine

Research says convenience, complacency and confidence are the three sources of hesitancy that will make people reluctant to take Covid vaccines.

Doctors’ availability and patient flow improve in states with fewer Covid cases: Survey

A survey by Indian Pharmaceutical Alliances finds lowest availability of doctors at their clinics in Gujarat (60%), Maharashtra (60%) and Delhi (62%).

The great Indian middle class, in charts

Three economists, Neelanjan Sircar, Devesh Kapur, and Milan Vaishnav went around India asking: 'Do you call yourself middle class?'

Only 20% of startups used single-window facility for approvals: NITI Aayog survey

First ‘ease of doing business’ report, published by NITI Aayog, says only 41 percent of industry experts are aware of this facility

Young, ambitious, and patriarchal

Contrary to commonplace liberal assumptions, young Indians cling to traditional notions when it comes to gender equality, finds a recent survey. But that is not surprising as India is still in the grip of patriarchy, experts say. SANYA DHINGRA

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Inflation made luxury cars even more expensive but sales remain in fast lane. See Mercedes

For years, the luxury car market in India was biased towards the entry-level. But today, cars below Rs 40 lakh account for the smallest fraction of sales.

World’s $300 trillion in debt. Here’s what it means for services like health, education

To meet debt payments, at least 100 countries will have to reduce spending on essential services, the IMF estimates.


File photo of a defence personnel armed with a SiG 716 rifle near the Line of Control | Photo: Snehesh Alex Philip | ThePrint

India to ink ‘repeat order’ deal for 73,000 SiG 716 rifles from the US

In February 2019, 72,400 SiG 716 rifles of 7.62 x 51mm calibre were contracted from SIG Sauer Inc, USA, under government's 'Buy (Global) category', through fast track procedure.

Mandir or Masjid? New surveys not needed, just acceptance of truth & move towards reconciliation

That temples were destroyed and mosques built is undisputed history. The past can’t be changed, but we can’t deny the wrongs of the past either before we consider reconciliation.