Spain's King Juan Carlos beat coup, not scandal

Juan Carlos I, who gave up the Spanish crown Wednesday aged 76, led Spain to democracy and foiled a military coup, winning widespread respect that later crumbled under royal scandals. Duration: 02:05 Jun 19, 2014

Flags and cheers greet Spain's new King Felipe VI

Spain's new King Felipe VI swore to serve the crisis-stricken nation as he launched his reign on Thursday, cheered on by crowds of revellers in a sea of red and yellow flags. Duration: 01:09 Jun 19, 2014

Families of Indian nationals abducted in Iraq cry for help

Batala, June 19 (ANI): Families of Indian workers kidnapped in Iraq are anxiously waiting for an early return of their loved ones as they live under constant fear after losing contact with them. Forty Indian construction workers have been kidnapped in Iraq's Mosul, which fell to Sunni insurgents last week. As tensions continue to mount in Iraq, families in Batala town of Punjab wait for news on fate of their dear ones. Meanwhile, mother of Gurmukh Singh, an abducted national in Iraq, Gurmeet Kaur, said with a heavy heart that she had lost contact with his son. Jun 19, 2014

IIT JEE topper Chitraang Murdia tells IIT aspirants to keep high morale and maintain continuity

Jaipur, June 19 (ANI): Results of the prestigious Indian Institute of Technology Joint Entrance Exam (IIT-JEE advanced) were declared on Thursday with the top rank being clinched by Udaipur's Chitraang Murdia. Murdia, has topped the JEE (Advanced) exams by securing 334 out of a total of 360 marks and is eyeing a seat in IIT-Bombay. While interacting with mediapersons, the youngster advised IIT aspirants to maintain continuity and keep high morale during the preparation of the exam. Jun 19, 2014

Asked families of stranded Indians to have faith, govt leaving no stones unturned: EAM

New Delhi, June 19 (ANI): After meeting the families of the stranded Indians in Iraq, Foreign Minister Sushma Swaraj said that she has just asked the families to have faith and pray to god. She said that the government is doing more than what government has to do to bring back the stranded people from Iraq. Swaraj also ensured of all efforts to help the families. Jun 19, 2014

Railway Minister holds pre budget meeting to discuss fare hike and FDI

New Delhi, June 19 (ANI): Railway Minister Sadanand Gowda held a meeting with officials in New Delhi to discuss about fare hike and Foreign Direct Investment (FDI) in railways. Gowda addressed all General Managers (GM), Divisional Railway Managers (DRM) and other senior officials on Thursday to finalise the way forward. He said that Indian railways was short of resources and that railways is looking for funds mobilisation through Foreign Direct Invetsment. Ahead of the Rail budget, Gowda while addressing all heads of departments spoke about his priorities and the governement's vision in terms of hiking passenger fares and allowing foreign direct investment. Jun 19, 2014

Prakash Javadekar holds talks with media and entertainment fraternity, promises cooperation

New Delhi, June 19 (ANI): Information and Broadcasting minister, Prakash Javadekar held a conference on media and entertainment with the stakeholders of the industry in New Delhi on Thursday. He met with stakeholders of various media houses and companies to discuss future policies and said that the government is open to communication and promised assistance in the rapid progress of this dynamic field. He said that there would be no delays in policy making on the part of the central government. The minister promised full cooperation on part of the government so that the media and entertainment industry can progress and prosper. Jun 19, 2014

Spanish King Felipe VI takes oath in new reign

Spain's new King Felipe VI swore to serve the crisis-stricken nation as he launched his reign on Thursday, sparking celebrations by flag-waving revellers in the streets. Duration: 01:22 Jun 19, 2014