Business Balla - Curated Business News http://www.businessballa.com/latest_stories en China launches test return orbiter for lunar mission http://www.businessballa.com/2014/10/170483/china-launches-test-return-orbiter-lunar-mission Beijing, Oct 24 (IANS) China launched an unmanned spacecraft early Friday to test technologies to be used in the Chang'e-5, a future probe that will conduct the country's first moon mission and...]]> China Science/Tech Technology News Fri, 24 Oct 2014 13:12:06 +0000 ians 170483 at http://www.businessballa.com Mali confirms first Ebola case http://www.businessballa.com/2014/10/170470/mali-confirms-first-ebola-case Bamako, Oct 24 (IANS) The first case of Ebola virus was reported in western Mali town of Kayes, the country's health ministry has said. The statement Thursday from the health ministry said the...]]> Health/Medicine South Africa News Fri, 24 Oct 2014 12:38:05 +0000 ians 170470 at http://www.businessballa.com Unesco chief condemns murder of Paraguayan journalists http://www.businessballa.com/2014/10/170469/unesco-chief-condemns-murder-paraguayan-journalists Paris, Oct 24 (IANS/EFE) Unesco Director-General Irina Bokova Friday condemned the murder of Paraguayan journalist Pablo Medina Velazquez and his assistant Antonia Maribel Almada Chamorro, who were...]]> Crime/Disaster/Accident France Immigration/Law/Rights Media News Fri, 24 Oct 2014 12:36:04 +0000 ians 170469 at http://www.businessballa.com Kidney stones may increase bone fracture risk http://www.businessballa.com/2014/10/170467/kidney-stones-may-increase-bone-fracture-risk Washington, Oct 24 (IANS) People, especially women, who develop kidney stones may be at increased risk of experiencing bone fractures, finds a research. Those who form stones in the kidneys and...]]> Health/Medicine Science/Tech United States News Fri, 24 Oct 2014 12:32:04 +0000 ians 170467 at http://www.businessballa.com India to join Asian infrastructure bank http://www.businessballa.com/2014/10/170460/india-join-asian-infrastructure-bank Beijing, Oct 24 (IANS) Twenty-one Asian countries including India, ready to join the Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank (AIIB) as founding members, Friday signed a MoU on establishing the bank....]]> Business/Economy China News Fri, 24 Oct 2014 10:14:05 +0000 ians 170460 at http://www.businessballa.com Boom in dam construction threatens freshwater biodiversity http://www.businessballa.com/2014/10/170454/boom-dam-construction-threatens-freshwater-biodiversity London, Oct 24 (IANS) An unprecedented global boom in the construction of hydropower dams, spearhead by developing and emerging economies, could reduce the number of rivers by about 20 percent and...]]> Environment/Wildlife Science/Tech United Kingdom News Fri, 24 Oct 2014 09:10:05 +0000 ians 170454 at http://www.businessballa.com Beetroot boosts athletes' performance http://www.businessballa.com/2014/10/170449/beetroot-boosts-athletes-performance New York, Oct 24 (IANS) Forget energy drinks, athletes may now rely on a more organic drink to enhance their performance - beetroot juice. In addition to improving athletic performance, research...]]> Health/Medicine Science/Tech United States News Fri, 24 Oct 2014 08:50:06 +0000 ians 170449 at http://www.businessballa.com Dark shadow of Ebola now a global threat: Trinidad PM http://www.businessballa.com/2014/10/170448/dark-shadow-ebola-now-global-threat-trinidad-pm Port-of-Spain, Oct 24 (IANS) The dark shadow of the Ebola has now become "a real and imminent global threat", Trinidad and Tobago's Prime Minister Kamla Persad-Bissessar has said. In a message...]]> Art/Culture/Books Health/Medicine France News Fri, 24 Oct 2014 08:40:07 +0000 ians 170448 at http://www.businessballa.com Google doodle celebrates one month of India's Mars mission http://www.businessballa.com/2014/10/170446/google-doodle-celebrates-one-month-indias-mars-mission New Delhi, Oct 24 (IANS) Google Friday celebrated one month of India's Mars Orbiter Mission (MOM), the Mangalyaan, by putting up a special doodle on its home page for India. The recently launched...]]> Science/Tech India Technology News Fri, 24 Oct 2014 08:34:04 +0000 ians 170446 at http://www.businessballa.com First protein microfibre developed in lab http://www.businessballa.com/2014/10/170444/first-protein-microfibre-developed-lab New York, Oct 24 (IANS) In a first, scientists have created new proteins that are capable of self-assembling into fibres on a microscale, paving the way for new opportunities for using engineered...]]> Health/Medicine Science/Tech United States News Fri, 24 Oct 2014 08:28:04 +0000 ians 170444 at http://www.businessballa.com Pakistan won't let India build bunkers http://www.businessballa.com/2014/10/170436/pakistan-wont-let-india-build-bunkers Islamabad, Oct 24 (IANS) Pakistan has said it won't allow India to build bunkers along the Jammu and Kashmir border in violation of a bilateral pact. The foreign office also accused the Indian...]]> Defence/Security Indo-Pak/Pakistan Kashmir Pakistan News Fri, 24 Oct 2014 08:04:03 +0000 ians 170436 at http://www.businessballa.com Shorter TB treatment falls short of effectiveness http://www.businessballa.com/2014/10/170434/shorter-tb-treatment-falls-short-effectiveness New York, Oct 24 (IANS) There is bad news for patients suffering from tuberculosis (TB) as researchers have found that a shortened (four months) treatment could not be considered as an alternative...]]> Health/Medicine Science/Tech United States News Fri, 24 Oct 2014 07:58:06 +0000 ians 170434 at http://www.businessballa.com Simple test can spot rare insulin disease in infant http://www.businessballa.com/2014/10/170432/simple-test-can-spot-rare-insulin-disease-infant London, Oct 24 (IANS) Infants with a rare form of a insulin disease that may lead to brain damage and death can now be identified earlier, thanks to a test developed by researchers from the...]]> Health/Medicine Science/Tech United Kingdom News Fri, 24 Oct 2014 07:52:03 +0000 ians 170432 at http://www.businessballa.com Why Down syndrome leads to Alzheimer's disease http://www.businessballa.com/2014/10/170430/why-down-syndrome-leads-alzheimers-disease Down syndrome is characterized by an extra copy of chromosome 21, the most common chromosome abnormality in humans, and significantly lower levels of protein called sorting nexin 27 (SNX27). "Our...]]> Health/Medicine Science/Tech United States News Fri, 24 Oct 2014 07:46:06 +0000 ians 170430 at http://www.businessballa.com Personality affects environmental policies http://www.businessballa.com/2014/10/170426/personality-affects-environmental-policies Toronto, Oct 24 (IANS) The reason why all the countries do not share equal passion for sustainable environment may have to do a lot with their national personalities, a research shows. Countries...]]> Science/Tech Canada News Fri, 24 Oct 2014 07:34:03 +0000 ians 170426 at http://www.businessballa.com US Healthcare worker tests positive for Ebola http://www.businessballa.com/2014/10/170412/us-healthcare-worker-tests-positive-ebola New York, Oct 24 (IANS) A healthcare worker in New York, who had returned form Guinea last week, has tested positive for Ebola, media reports said. Craig Spencer, 33, was treating Ebola patients...]]> Health/Medicine National United States News Fri, 24 Oct 2014 04:22:04 +0000 ians 170412 at http://www.businessballa.com India stands firm on objections to WTO Doha Round deal http://www.businessballa.com/2014/10/170411/india-stands-firm-objections-wto-doha-round-deal United Nations, Oct 24 (IANS) Even as the World Trade Organisation's trade deal remained stalled due to India's objections, an Indian envoy at the UN stood firm on them, declaring a "permanent...]]> Business/Economy Diplomacy United States News Fri, 24 Oct 2014 03:56:07 +0000 ians 170411 at http://www.businessballa.com India firm on objections to WTO Doha Round deal over food security http://www.businessballa.com/2014/10/170392/india-firm-objections-wto-doha-round-deal-over-food-security United Nations, Oct 24 (IANS) Even as the World Trade Organisation's trade deal remained stalled due to India's objections, an Indian envoy at the UN stood firm on them, declaring a "permanent...]]> Business/Economy Diplomacy United States News Fri, 24 Oct 2014 00:52:04 +0000 ians 170392 at http://www.businessballa.com Twitter declares war on passwords http://www.businessballa.com/2014/10/170377/twitter-declares-war-passwords San Francisco, Oct 24 (IANS/EFE) Twitter formally declared war on passwords during a developers' conference in San Francisco, unveiling a new system that allows users to log-in to mobile apps with...]]> MEDIA Costa Rica Technology News Thu, 23 Oct 2014 19:32:25 +0000 ians 170377 at http://www.businessballa.com Ebola not to upset Africa's overall growth: IMF http://www.businessballa.com/2014/10/170361/ebola-not-upset-africas-overall-growth-imf Harare, Oct 23 (IANS) The Ebola outbreak in West Africa, which has claimed 4,500 lives, will have minimum impact on continent's overall growth, a top International Monetary Fund (IMF) official said...]]> Business/Economy Zimbabwe News Thu, 23 Oct 2014 13:44:08 +0000 ians 170361 at http://www.businessballa.com Second MERS case reported in Qatar http://www.businessballa.com/2014/10/170354/second-mers-case-reported-qatar Doha, Oct 23 (IANS) A 43-year-old man in Qatar has tested positive for Middle East Respiratory Syndrome (MERS) in the second confirmed case of the deadly virus in 10 days, media reported Thursday...]]> Health/Medicine Qatar News Thu, 23 Oct 2014 12:32:05 +0000 ians 170354 at http://www.businessballa.com OPEC daily basket price falls again http://www.businessballa.com/2014/10/170346/opec-daily-basket-price-falls-again Vienna, Oct 23 (IANS/WAM) The basket of 12 crude oils of the Organization of Petroleum Exporting Countries (OPEC) closed at $81.94 a barrel Wednesday compared to $82.09 Tuesday, the OPEC...]]> Business/Economy United States News Thu, 23 Oct 2014 10:36:05 +0000 ians 170346 at http://www.businessballa.com Music therapy reduces depression in kids, adolescents http://www.businessballa.com/2014/10/170344/music-therapy-reduces-depression-kids-adolescents London, Oct 23 (IANS) Music therapy reduces depression in children and adolescents with behavioural and emotional problems, a study found. In the largest ever study of its kind, the researchers...]]> Health/Medicine Science/Tech United Kingdom News Thu, 23 Oct 2014 10:32:04 +0000 ians 170344 at http://www.businessballa.com Saturn's moon Titan glowing at dusk and dawn http://www.businessballa.com/2014/10/170343/saturns-moon-titan-glowing-dusk-and-dawn Washington, Oct 23 (IANS) In an unexpected and potentially groundbreaking discovery, NASA has spotted Saturn's moon Titan glowing at dusk and dawn. New maps of Saturn's moon Titan reveal large...]]> Science/Tech Technology United States News Thu, 23 Oct 2014 10:30:06 +0000 ians 170343 at http://www.businessballa.com Olive oil healthier for fried foods http://www.businessballa.com/2014/10/170323/olive-oil-healthier-fried-foods London, Oct 23 (IANS) Love fried food? Try olive oil as it withstands the heat of the fryer or pan better than several other seed oils to yield healthier food. The researchers deep- and pan-fried...]]> Health/Medicine Lifestyle/Fashion Science/Tech United Kingdom News Thu, 23 Oct 2014 07:42:07 +0000 ians 170323 at http://www.businessballa.com