Business Balla - Curated Business News en Russia allows buffalo meat imports from 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 New guidelines for 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 Australian researcher discovers first artwork by 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 Insects compete with rats to 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 Oceans play key role in 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 Novel imaging to 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 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 Sleep protein protects from 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 Significant breakthrough by scientists to 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 Pandas more resilient, flexible than 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 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 People living in 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 Intense heat killed life on some Earth like 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 Protein responsible for sense of 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 US court suspends execution of 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 Clothes that 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 10 thalassemic children test HIV positive in 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 Ebola suspect tests negative in 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 Get ready to 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 Stop checking emails too often to 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 EU gives $615 mm loan to 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 New York Ground Zero transit hub to 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 India improves on 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 India presents itself as investment magnet for 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 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