#Secret Service

.New Delhi, Delhi, India
The US presidential limousine, known as 'The Beast' is one of the most sophisticated vehicles for any head of state around the world. (Photo Credit: Twitter/@SecretService)

  • 'The Beast' is a new Cadillac-based model and was inducted into the Secret Service fleet in 2018
  • The limousine has an airplane, a C-17 Globemaster Cargo, designated to follow the president wherever he goes
  • The security features include 8-inch thick doors and a bomb-proof plate covering the underside

.Washington D.C., DC, USA
National Guards have been deployed for the inauguration. (Picture Credits: AFP)

  • Two gaurds were removed from duty after the Secret Service  vetting proccess
  • The report did not specify what led to the removal of the said National Guards
  • National Guard deflected the questions to the Secret Service 

.Washington D.C., DC, USA
Members of the Washington National Guard stand at a sundial near the Legislative Building. (Photo Credit: AP/PTI)

  • A fire broke out several blocks away from the US Capitol
  • An alert circulated earlier to Capitol staff said the complex was on lockdown
  • Rehearsal for Joe Biden's inauguration was suspended

.Washington D.C., DC, USA
Caution tape flies on a fence that was erected to reinforce security at the Capitol. (AP/PTI)

  • The mall will at least remain closed till Thursday next week
  • The streets of downtown Washington have been blocked with concrete barriers
  • Peaceful demonstrations will be allowed in two areas of Washington

.Washington D.C., DC, USA
Ivanka Trump with her husband Jared Kushner live in the Kalorama neighborhood of Washington DC. (Photo credit: Twitter/@IvankaTrump)

  • White House spokesman Judd Deere said that Ivanka Trump has not asked for a separate apartment
  • The apartment is laced with internet, a printer and a kitchen 
  • The expenditure according to estimates has crossed $100,000 to date