Daily Archives: January 6, 2020

Heavy security at JNU after violence on campus


Massive deployment of security personnel remained in place on Monday at Jawaharlal Nehru University, with authorities only allowing students with valid ID cards inside the campus which had witnessed violence. According to sources, security was deployed outside the hostels, administration block and other important locations. Entry of outsiders including media was restricted, the sources said. Violence had broken out at ...

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Fresh snowfall in Uttarakhand hills

Fresh snowfall occurred in the high altitude areas of Uttarakhand on Monday while bone-chilling winds coupled with intermittent showers swept the plains. Badrinath, Kedarnath, Hemkund Sahib and the Valley of Flowers received a fresh spell of snow in the morning even as it rained in the lower areas. Red Cross volunteers in Chamoli district distributed blankets among the poor and ...

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Gold prices hit lifetime high of Rs 41,730 per 10 gm, zoom Rs 720


Gold prices in the national capital hit an all-time high level on Monday and zoomed Rs 720 to Rs 41,730 per 10 gram following a pick-up in safe-haven demand for the metal amid weak equities and bullish global trends, according to HDFC Securities. Silver also witnessed increased buying as it surged Rs 1,105 to Rs 49,430 per kg from Rs ...

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PM Modi to chair meeting of experts at Niti Aayog on Jan 9


Prime Minister Narendra Modi will chair the meeting of experts at the Niti Aayog on January 9 and is likely to discuss the state of economy. The meeting will also be attended by Niti Aayog Vice Chairman Rajiv Kumar, CEO Amitabh Kant and other senior officials of the think tank. “The prime minister will come to Niti Aayog on Thursday,” ...

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