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Most searched Google keywords by the people of Jammu And Kashmir

Google has finally released its top trending searches list for 2016, and the results won't surprise you globally but for our state, things have been pretty different.

Donald Trump, Rio Olympics, Brexit, demonetisation and the US election topped this year's list, along with notable sports figures like P.V. Sindhu and Dipa Karmakar. Pokemon Go also made it to the list. Millions of users SEARCH daily based on one's interest areas. The final break up for the top trending searches this year is as follows:

Trending News in 2016

1. Rio 2016 Olympics

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Jammu and Kashmir was the 23rd most interested state with 21% of its people searching for Rio Olympics and related news articles.

2. U.S. Elections

The U.S. elections seemed like a hot topic for the people of Jammu and Kashmir.

3. Brexit

Jammu and Kashmir stands at 14th rank with 23% of its population keeping tab on the Brexit.

4. 7th Pay Commission

The much debated topic of the season for the working class got 43% of J&K's population glued to the net for checking out the changes to be brought by Seventh Pay Commission. Jammu and Kashmir stood seventh in searching this topic.

5. Auto Expo 2016

Auto Expo 2016 caught the attention of 37% of J&K's population searching for Honda, Bajaj, Tata Nexon and Volkswagen.

6. Demonetisation

Jammu and Kashmir stood ninth with 16% of its population keen to know about "demonetisation".

Most searched People in 2016

1. Donald Trump

During the 2016 US elections, 24% of the Jammu and Kashmir was interested to know about him and his moves. Standing on 17th rank, J&K was one of the least interested states to search for Trump.

2. P.V. Sindhu

P.V. Sindhu, the ace badminton player who created history by winning silver at Rio Olympics did not catch the attention in J&K as the state is not listed in the 19 states which are listed on Google to search for her.

3. Sonam Gupta

The "Sonam Gupta" obsession failed to overtake J&K people as only 22 % of the population posted or shared interest on this topic standing at 20th position in the country.

4. Dipa Karmakar

Dipa Karmakar, the first artistic gymnast to reach at fourth position in Olympics was searched by 3% people of the state.

5. Disha Patani

Dishani Patani, the Indian film actress and model who appeared in "M.S.Dhoni: The Untold Story" caught the interested of 47% people of the state.

6. Sushant Singh Rajput

Sushant Singh Rajput, Indian fil actor who surprised the crowd with his awesome acting skills in in "M.S.Dhoni: The Untold Story" was searched by 22% people in Jammu and Kashmir.

Moving on to movies, Salman Khan wowed everyone in "Sultan" and the Bhai fans in Jammu and Kashmir amounts to 63% of the state's population which use internet on daily basis. The other most searched movies include Kabali, Udta Punjab, Airlift and Ae Dil Hai Mushkil.



Statistics reveal J&K's interest areas of searches and the kind of news preferred to be read by the people.

 

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Author

Hardeep Bali