Year Ender: Major Events Under The Spotlight In 2021

by GoNews Desk Dec 28, 2021 • 07:38 PM Views 951

As the year draws to a close, here we present for you the most impactful news that made it to the headlines in 2021. From the performance of Indian atheletes at the 2021 Tokyo Olympics to the destruction and devastation caused by the coronavirus pandemic to the fall of democracy in Afghanistan and Myanmar, this year was full of newsworthy moments. Let us look back on the year that was 2021 in this video. 

Here are some of the snapshots:

  1. Indian-origin Kamala Harris becomes Vice President of the United States 
  2.  The democractic government of Myanmar led by Aung San Suu Kyi was overthrown in a military coup, ushering a year of violence and resistance in India's neighbour to the east 
  3. A 400-meter long cargo ship got stuck in the Suez Canal, one of the busiest trading routes in the world 
  4. Covid Variant B.1.617.2, named 'Delta', discovered in India, becomes cause for devastating second wave of Coronavirus in India which caused 2 lakh deaths between April and June 
  5. Legendary veteran Bollywood actor Dilip Kumar dies at the age of 98 
  6. Neeraj Chopra Wins Gold For India In Men's Javelin Throw Event at Tokyo Olympics 2021 
  7. Extremist group Taliban Wrests Back Control Of Afghanistan In An Armed Blitz After Being Ousted By USA 20 Years Ago 
  8. SpaceX Launches 4 Civilians Into Space On 3-Day Orbit Of Earth 
  9. IPL 2021 Organized IN Two Phases In India And Dubai, Chennai Super Kings Wins Title For 4th Time Under Leadership Of MS Dhoni 
  10. Farmers Withdraw Year Long Agitation After Prime Minister Repeals Three Contentious Laws In Parliament