News Nation brings Taza Hai Tez Hai covering top stories of the day. With the 71st Republic Day celebrations set to begin shortly, the entire national capital has been put under a multi-layered, ground-to-air security cover with thousands of armed personnel keeping a tight vigil over it, including the celebration venue Rajpath. Over ten thousand security personnel have been deployed to keep vigil over the Republic Day celebrations on Sunday. Sharpshooters and snipers have been deployed atop high-rise buildings to keep watch on the eight-km-long parade route from Rajpath to the Red Fort. The celebration venue Rajpath will remain inaccessible to general traffic till 12 noon, till when the entry and exit gates of the Central Secretariat, Udyog Bhawan, Patel Chowk, and Lok Kalyan Marg metro stations too will remain closed, beginning from 8.45 am. Watch other important stories.