Highlights of 2008

Year 2008

- Start of Recession in USA Economy

- 123 Agreement between USA and India

- Withdrawal of support from Congress by Left Parties

- Too much increase and decrease in crude oil prices

- Launch of Indian Premier League (IPL)

- Stampede in Temple at Jodhpur, Rajasthan and Naina Devi Temple, Himachal Pardesh

- President Pervez Musharraf resigns from the post of President of Pakistan

- Pirates hijacking cargo ships off the coast of Somalia

- Global Financial Crisis spreads in wings all over the world

- Assassination of Benazir Bhutto.

- First ever General Elections in Bhutan

- Attack on Indian Embassy at Kabul, Afghanistan

- Bomb Blast in Jaipur, Bangalore, Surat, Ahmedabad & Delhi

- Asif Ali Zardari becomes President of Pakistan

- Launch of  Chandrayaan-1 spacecraft by The Indian Space Research Organisation

- Barack Obama was elected as 44th President of the United States, the first African-American President-elect.

- Terrorist Attack on Mumbai