Kashmir organises 'Rabita Business Summit 2014' to encourage budding entrepreneurs

Srinagar, June 20 (ANI): Kashmir Chamber of Commerce and Industry organised a business summit to boost employment and guide and encourage budding entrepreneurs in the valley. The four-day-long 'Rabita Business Summit 2014' was organised with the initiative of young entrepreneurs in Jammu and Kashmir's summer capital Srinagar, with the aim of giving direction to young minds. Speeches by industrialists were held apart from the interactive sessions, which allowed open conversations between the professionals and students. The business leaders mentored the participants on available opportunities and how to utilise them. Jun 20, 2014

Rescue team releases endangered serpents to natural habitat in Coimbatore

Tamil Nadu, June 20 (ANI): A snake rescue team caught two endangered snakes found in Karumathampatti village on the outskirts of Coimbatore and released them into the natural habitat of serpents. A snake rescue team deployed by VANAM (Vaigal Association of Nature and Mountain Ranges) found the snakes on the outskirts of the Karumathampatti village, about 28 KM (about 18 miles) from the hub of Coimbatore. Contrary to their reputation as a venomous vermin, the red sand boa feeds on insects and other small animals. Often found only in paddy fields and agricultural land, the boa was once an integral part of the agricultural eco-system keeping crop damaging pests at bay. Jun 20, 2014

Felipe de Borbon is sworn in as Spain's new king

King Felipe VI proclaimed his faith in Spain's unity Thursday as he launched his reign in a nation strained by secessionist stirrings in Catalonia, which is seeking an independence referendum on November 9. Duration: 00:27 Jun 20, 2014

Alstom unions divided after GE sweetens bid

General Electric on Thursday sweetened its offer for French power-to-rail group Alstom to win the government's backing for its bid over a rival offer by Siemens and Mitsubishi. Duration: 00:39 Jun 20, 2014

Creativity and humour found in ladies hats at Royal Ascot

From art pallets to waves, there was no lack of outlandish designs for the hats on show at Ascot Ladies' Day in Berkshire on Thursday, as punters placed their bets on horses and also tried to catch a glimpse of Queen Elizabeth II. Duration: 00:56 Jun 20, 2014

100 yr old pursues quest for truth in son's forced disappearance

Juana Pargament's son was one of the 30,000 people who disappeared in Argentina's "Dirty War". Juana will turn 100 next month, but her age doesn't keep her from going every Thursday to Buenos Aires' May Square to demand the truth. Duration: 01:38 Jun 20, 2014