New Delhi, 1st December, 2014 – Bing has revealed top search trends for 2014, the search engine’s annual look-back at what information people are searching for the most on the Internet. Not surprisingly, movies, music, sports, celebrities, politics, and news emerge as the most popular searches among Indian netizens. Prime Minister Narendra Modi is the most sought-after political leader, ahead of Jayalalithaa, Smriti Irani, and even Jawaharlal Nehru, the country’s first prime minister. Despite retiring, Sourav Ganguly continues his reign at the top as the most popular sportsperson on the Net while Sunny Leone tops the celebrity list, fighting off challenge from Katrina Kaif and Deepika Padukone. Read the complete Bing Search Trends
World peace seems top-of-mind for online audiences, with more Indians actively tracking ISIS online than the 2014 general elections, Mangalgyaan Mars Orbiter Mission, the Pro-Kabaddi League, etc. Sunny Leone starrer Ragini MMS 2, 2014’s top opening weekend grosser, topped the Internet charts.
Looking at what Indian searched most on Bing in 2014
|Suno Na Sangemarmar
|Xi Jinping India visit
|Indian Super League
|Main Tera Hero
|One Life is Not Enough
|Sawan Aaya Hai
|National Sports Day
|Daawat E Ishq
|Akash Missile launch
Additional top results from around the world including the most-searched technology, musician, movie, designer and more are available at http://www.bingtrends.com, an engaging web experience powered by Internet Explorer.
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