Business Balla - Curated Business News http://www.businessballa.com/latest_stories en Russia allows buffalo meat imports from India http://www.businessballa.com/2014/12/176357/russia-allows-buffalo-meat-imports-india Moscow, Dec 4 (IANS/TASS) Russia has allowed imports of buffalo meat from India, the country's veterinary regulator said Thursday. "Russia's veterinary and phytosanitary service Rosselkhoznadzor...]]> Business/Economy Russian Federation News Thu, 04 Dec 2014 09:56:04 +0000 ians 176357 at http://www.businessballa.com New guidelines for prostate cancer testing http://www.businessballa.com/2014/12/176356/new-guidelines-prostate-cancer-testing Melbourne, Dec 4 (IANS) Prostate cancer checks in Australia are set to improve after cancer agencies and health experts reached an agreement on new testing guidelines at the World Cancer Congress (...]]> Health/Medicine United Kingdom News Thu, 04 Dec 2014 09:52:04 +0000 ians 176356 at http://www.businessballa.com Australian researcher discovers first artwork by early human http://www.businessballa.com/2014/12/176355/australian-researcher-discovers-first-artwork-early-human Sydney, Dec 4 (IANS) An Australian researcher has discovered what is believed to be the first artwork created by a human. The simple zigzag pattern found on a fossilized shell from the Indonesian...]]> Art/Culture/Books Science/Tech Australia News Thu, 04 Dec 2014 09:44:05 +0000 ians 176355 at http://www.businessballa.com Insects compete with rats to clear garbage http://www.businessballa.com/2014/12/176354/insects-compete-rats-clear-garbage New York, Dec 4 (IANS) Insects play a very important role in cleaning up cities and they compete with other pests like rats and pigeons in their endeavour, a study has said. Scientists sampled...]]> Science/Tech United States News Thu, 04 Dec 2014 09:40:06 +0000 ians 176354 at http://www.businessballa.com Oceans play key role in global 'warming hiatus' http://www.businessballa.com/2014/12/176349/oceans-play-key-role-global-warming-hiatus London, Dec 4 (IANS) Increased heat uptake across three oceans - North Atlantic, the Southern Ocean and Equatorial Pacific Ocean - is the likely cause of the 'warming hiatus' -- the current decade-...]]> Environment/Wildlife Science/Tech United Kingdom News Thu, 04 Dec 2014 09:30:06 +0000 ians 176349 at http://www.businessballa.com Novel imaging to identify if TB drugs are working http://www.businessballa.com/2014/12/176348/novel-imaging-identify-if-tb-drugs-are-working Washington, Dec 4 (IANS) Tuberculosis patients who are not cured of the infection can develop multi-drug resistant TB and have to take as many as six drugs for two years. Now, researchers at...]]> Health/Medicine United States News Thu, 04 Dec 2014 09:28:05 +0000 ians 176348 at http://www.businessballa.com Brain network behind superior reasoning skills identified http://www.businessballa.com/2014/12/176339/brain-network-behind-superior-reasoning-skills-identified Washington, Dec 4 (IANS) Scientists have found mounting evidence that helps explain how humans have excelled in "relational reasoning" or superior reasoning. "Relational reasoning" is a cognitive...]]> Health/Medicine Science/Tech United States News Thu, 04 Dec 2014 08:58:04 +0000 ians 176339 at http://www.businessballa.com Sleep protein protects from cancer http://www.businessballa.com/2014/12/176335/sleep-protein-protects-cancer Washington, Dec 4 (IANS) A new protein responsible for regulating the body's sleep cycle, or circadian rhythm, also protects the body from developing sporadic forms of cancers, new research has...]]> Health/Medicine Science/Tech United States News Thu, 04 Dec 2014 08:50:04 +0000 ians 176335 at http://www.businessballa.com Significant breakthrough by scientists to curb malaria http://www.businessballa.com/2014/12/176330/significant-breakthrough-scientists-curb-malaria Sydney, Dec 4 (IANS) In a significant breakthrough, Australian scientists have discovered a new way to destroy the malaria parasite which kills more than 500,000 people every year. Scientists from...]]> Health/Medicine Science/Tech Australia News Thu, 04 Dec 2014 08:40:03 +0000 ians 176330 at http://www.businessballa.com Pandas more resilient, flexible than thought http://www.businessballa.com/2014/12/176328/pandas-more-resilient-flexible-thought New York, Dec 4 (IANS) Pandas are not quite as delicate, and picky about their habitat, as previously thought, finds a research on the difficult-to-study endangered animal. "It is exciting to see...]]> Environment/Wildlife Science/Tech United States News Thu, 04 Dec 2014 08:36:04 +0000 ians 176328 at http://www.businessballa.com Dead geckos feet are also sticky http://www.businessballa.com/2014/12/176323/dead-geckos-feet-are-also-sticky New York, Dec 4 (IANS) Death has no impact on sticky gecko feet, lab experiments by biologists on live and dead geckos have proved. "With regards to geckos, being sticky doesn't require effort,"...]]> Environment/Wildlife Science/Tech United States News Thu, 04 Dec 2014 07:56:04 +0000 ians 176323 at http://www.businessballa.com People living in unhappy places more depressed http://www.businessballa.com/2014/12/176322/people-living-unhappy-places-more-depressed Washington, Dec 4 (IANS) People who live in unhappy communities stay depressed for about a quarter of the month, says a study. The researchers found that suburban residents seem to be the happiest...]]> Health/Medicine United States News Thu, 04 Dec 2014 07:44:06 +0000 ians 176322 at http://www.businessballa.com Intense heat killed life on some Earth like planets http://www.businessballa.com/2014/12/176319/intense-heat-killed-life-some-earth-planets Washington, Dec 4 (IANS) Even as astronomers search for extraterrestrial life in planets that look a lot like Earth because of presence of oxygen, some such planets may not be habitable because of...]]> Science/Tech United States News Thu, 04 Dec 2014 07:30:05 +0000 ians 176319 at http://www.businessballa.com Protein responsible for sense of touch identified http://www.businessballa.com/2014/12/176317/protein-responsible-sense-touch-identified New York, Dec 4 (IANS) Solving a neuroscience mystery, researchers, including Indian-origin scientist Sanjeev Ranade, have identified the protein receptor that mediates the sense of touch in...]]> Health/Medicine United States News Thu, 04 Dec 2014 07:20:04 +0000 ians 176317 at http://www.businessballa.com US court suspends execution of schizophrenic inmate http://www.businessballa.com/2014/12/176311/us-court-suspends-execution-schizophrenic-inmate Austin (Texas), Dec 4 (IANS/EFE) A US appeals court has halted the controversial execution of schizophrenic prisoner Scott Panetti scheduled for Wednesday afternoon in Texas, ruling that there are...]]> Crime/Disaster/Accident Health/Medicine Immigration/Law/Rights United States News Thu, 04 Dec 2014 07:04:13 +0000 ians 176311 at http://www.businessballa.com Clothes that monitor your health http://www.businessballa.com/2014/12/176309/clothes-monitor-your-health New York, Dec 4 (IANS) Your jacket could soon be monitoring what is going on inside your heart and brain and send the critical information to your doctor for a quick analysis. Researchers at...]]> Health/Medicine Technology United States News Thu, 04 Dec 2014 06:58:05 +0000 ians 176309 at http://www.businessballa.com 10 thalassemic children test HIV positive in Pakistan http://www.businessballa.com/2014/12/176308/10-thalassemic-children-test-hiv-positive-pakistan Islamabad, Dec 4 (IANS) At least 10 thalassemic children aged between 5 and 16 in Pakistan have tested positive for HIV after allegedly receiving a transfusion of infected blood, a media report...]]> Health/Medicine Indo-Pak/Pakistan Pakistan News Thu, 04 Dec 2014 06:56:04 +0000 ians 176308 at http://www.businessballa.com Ebola suspect tests negative in Pakistan http://www.businessballa.com/2014/12/176303/ebola-suspect-tests-negative-pakistan Islamabad, Dec 4 (IANS) A person suspected of having Ebola in Pakistan has tested negative for the disease, media reported Thursday. Tasawar Hussain, who arrived in Karachi from Liberia via Doha...]]> Health/Medicine Indo-Pak/Pakistan Pakistan News Thu, 04 Dec 2014 06:40:08 +0000 ians 176303 at http://www.businessballa.com Get ready to taste laser-tested fruits http://www.businessballa.com/2014/12/176301/get-ready-taste-laser-tested-fruits London, Dec 4 (IANS) Researchers have developed a laser biospeckle method to help farmers harvest "climacteric" fruits like apples, bananas, pears and tomatoes at their precise peak in ripeness....]]> Science/Tech Technology United Kingdom News Thu, 04 Dec 2014 06:36:03 +0000 ians 176301 at http://www.businessballa.com Stop checking emails too often to relieve stress http://www.businessballa.com/2014/12/176291/stop-checking-emails-too-often-relieve-stress Toronto, Dec 4 (IANS) Is your inbox burning you out? Take heart and try not to open emails quite often to reduce stress. According to researchers from University of British Columbia (UBC), easing...]]> Health/Medicine Canada Technology News Thu, 04 Dec 2014 06:08:04 +0000 ians 176291 at http://www.businessballa.com EU gives $615 mm loan to Ukraine http://www.businessballa.com/2014/12/176266/eu-gives-615-mm-loan-ukraine Brussels, Dec 4 (IANS) The European Commission (EC) has disbursed 500 million euros (615 million dollars) to Ukraine, according to an official statement posted on the commission's website....]]> Belgium Business/Economy Diplomacy News Wed, 03 Dec 2014 22:40:03 +0000 ians 176266 at http://www.businessballa.com New York Ground Zero transit hub to cost twice original estimate http://www.businessballa.com/2014/12/176252/new-york-ground-zero-transit-hub-cost-twice-original-estimate New York, Dec 3 (IANS/EFE) The transit hub designed by Spanish architect Santiago Calatrava for the Ground Zero site will cost almost $4 billion, two times more than the initial estimate, the New...]]> Business/Economy United States News Wed, 03 Dec 2014 18:38:04 +0000 ians 176252 at http://www.businessballa.com India improves on corruption index front http://www.businessballa.com/2014/12/176235/india-improves-corruption-index-front Berlin, Dec 3 (IANS) India Wednesday improved its rank in the global anti-corruption body Transparency International's Corruption Perceptions Index 2014, coming 85th out of 175 countries and...]]> Business/Economy Crime/Disaster/Accident Germany News Wed, 03 Dec 2014 15:44:05 +0000 ians 176235 at http://www.businessballa.com India presents itself as investment magnet for Spanish businesses http://www.businessballa.com/2014/12/176223/india-presents-itself-investment-magnet-spanish-businesses Madrid, Dec 3 (IANS/EFE) More than 100 representatives from the Spanish and Indian public and private sectors got together Wednesday in Madrid to strengthen their countries' ties at a time when the...]]> Business/Economy Spain News Wed, 03 Dec 2014 15:08:05 +0000 ians 176223 at http://www.businessballa.com Artificial intelligence can wipe out human race: Hawking http://www.businessballa.com/2014/12/176212/artificial-intelligence-can-wipe-out-human-race-hawking London, Dec 3 (IANS) Renowned British theoretical physicist Stephen Hawking has warned that efforts to create artificial intelligence can be a threat to our very existence. In an interview to BBC...]]> Science/Tech Technology United Kingdom News Wed, 03 Dec 2014 12:54:03 +0000 ians 176212 at http://www.businessballa.com