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Unemployment Remains Leading Concern for Voters: CVOTER-IANS Tracker

Jobs remains top concern for voters

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Unemployment remains the leading concern for the people as they are far more worried about economic issues than security, according to the CVOTER-IANS tracker.

In a survey carried out on April 26, 28.42 per cent of respondents identified unemployment as their main concern. In a sample of 11,672, 57.04 per cent felt economic issues as one of the major problems in the country and 11.74 per cent expressed security concerns as the main worry.

Unemployment has remained as the top issue even before the poll process began. But in mid-March, the concerns about security issues came almost at par with economic problems.

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Jobs still remain leading concern for voters. Pixabay

The poll tracker in the first week of March had shown that terror attacks had overtaken unemployment as the top issue for the voters. On March, 26.12 per cent of respondents had identified terror attacks as main concern while 21.74 per cent had said unemployment.

The concerns about security has gradually come down as unemployment poses challenge. On April 27, there was a difference of 45.3 percentage points between economic and security issues with balance tilting heavily in favour of the former.

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Even among states, the voters in Punjab are most worried about jobs as 49.21 per cent of respondents said unemployment was top most concern. Among the states where unemployment was voted most include Jammu and Kashmir (44.63 per cent in a sample of 698), Uttarakhand (43.10 per cent in a sample of 562), Jharkhand (39.72 per cent in a sample of 403), Delhi (37.11 per cent in a sample of 316) and Madhya Pradesh (33.95 per cent in a sample of 413). (IANS)

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Vivo Unveils New V17 in India For Rs 22,990

The smartphone packs 8GB RAM+128GB storage and will be available in Midnight Ocean and Glacier Ice colours

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The Vivo V17 is powered by the Qualcomm Snapdragon 675AIE processor, which requires low power consumption. IANS

Refreshing its V series in India, Chinese handset maker Vivo on Monday launched its Vivo V17 smartphone in India with quad-camera set up for Rs 22,990.

The smartphone houses a 32MP front camera which is placed into in the “iView” display with E3 super AMOLED screen.

“V17 is the latest addition to our flagship V series which has been phenomenal for vivo’s success in the Indian market. Centered on innovation and customer-first philosophy, Vivo’s V series has introduced quite a few industry-first features and we continue to bring the best for our customers at best price points,” Nipun Marya, Director Brand Strategy, Vivo India, said in a statement.

The smartphone packs 8GB RAM+128GB storage and will be available in Midnight Ocean and Glacier Ice colours.

It will be avilable starting December 17 on Vivo India E-store, Amazon India, Flipkart, Paytm mall, Tatacliq and Bajaj Finserv EMI Store, and across all partner retail stores.

The smartphone’s quad rear camera set up consists of a 48MP main camera, an 8MP super wide-angle camera and 2MP macro camera and 2MP bokeh camera.

The customised super AMOLED display is made of the latest E3 OLED and features an aspect ratio of 20:9.

Vivo V17
Refreshing its V series in India, Chinese handset maker Vivo on Monday launched its Vivo V17 smartphone in India with quad-camera set up for Rs 22,990. Wikimedia Commons

It also offers 100 per cent DCI-P3 colour gamut and according to the company, the smartphone filters out 42 per cent of blue light.

The Vivo V17 is powered by the Qualcomm Snapdragon 675AIE processor, which requires low power consumption.

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The smartphone runs on a 4,500mAh battery that comfortably lasts all-day long despite intensive usage coupled with Dual-Engine fast charging technology. (IANS)