Event Diary – 3rd June 2012, Sunday

Gold at all-time high

Gold prices jumped sharply crossing the Rs.30, 000-level on Saturday, on account of the rise in the global prices and the weakening rupee.

Kailash Mansarovar yatra begins

The famous Kailash Mansarovar yatra began with the first batch of 47 pilgrims starting the 28-day-long religious voyage to the abode of Lord Shiva in Tibet.

A total of 16 batches are scheduled to undertake the yatra this year according to the Kumaon Mandal Vikas Nigam which is the nodal agency responsible for making all the arrangements for the yatra.