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Everything That Happened in 2020 In Pictures

The year is all set to end and well it has been a unique one for most of us. And despite the fact that most of our time was spend locked inside our homes, the world didn’t stop and only allowed us a different phase of it. And relieving it once more, herein we scoop out everything that happened in 2020 in pictures.

1. Hope came to the window of many as the year commenced, promises made, resolutions sorted and more than anything else people believed that this could be the start to something beautiful, fresh and unseen.
Source – Gulf News

2. However, for most of the Indians, the starting of 2020 wasn’t the best as the country stood divide over the enacted Citizenship Amendment Act.
Source – National Herald

3. Students joined hands to protest against the Citizenship Amendment Act from colleges across the country.

4. In the meantime, bushfires in Australia kept razing life and property.
Source – Food Navigator India

5. Nearly half a billion animals in total were killed amidst Australian bushfires.
Source – ABC

6. In January, a health emergency was declared by the WHO amidst the spread of COVID-19.
Source – Stat

7. On 24-25 February, the former President of the USA was on a visit to India.
Source – BBC

8. Amidst his visit, anti CAA protests took a communal turn leading to the death of 40+ people.
Source – Free Press Journal

9. World’s biggest cricket stadium was inaugurated in Ahmedabad during Trump’s visit to India.
Source – Gulf News

10. On 11 March, WHO declared the coronavirus outbreak a pandemic.
Source – Stat

11. When the country stood up united for the frontline health workers.
Source – Scroll.in

12. India declared a national lockdown to fight against the COVID-19 pandemic.
Source – DNA India

13. The ill-planned lockdown intensified the plight of the poor.
Source – Science

15. Migrants walked on foot, rushed to railway stations, bus stands in hopes to find a way back to their homes.
Source – Deccan Herald

16. Meanwhile the luckiest got to spend time with their families.
Source – The Hindu

17. The country lighted a diya, candle for the frontline health workers, doctors, policemen.
Source – The Hindu

18. Nature rejuvenated amidst the pandemic.

19. China illegally occupied a part of India’s land in Ladakh starting an ongoing standoff between the two countries.
Source – Deccan Herald

20. A deadly scuffle between the armies of two countries lead to the killing of 20 brave Indian soldiers.
Source – The Print

21. Blast in Beirut killed over 100 people and left 4000+ injured. The explosion caused by the igniting of ammonium nitrate stored at a port’s warehouse in Beirut was 20% of what the Hiroshima blast was.

22. Iran unintentionally shot down a Ukraine plane carrying 176 civilians.
Source – Business Insider

23. On January 26, a plane crashed led to the death of GOAT NBA player Kobe Bryant.
Source – Insider

24. A couple choose to tie the knot with the Taal Volcano eruption, in the Philippines in the backdrop.

25. Demise Of Rishi Kapoor.

26. Demise of the versatile and celebrated Irrfan Khan.

27. Demise of Sushant Singh Rajput.

28. China forced implementation of National Security Law on Hong Kong lead to country wide protests.
Source – NBC News

29. Black Panther aka Boseman Chadwick died of cancer at the age of 43 in yet another worst thing that happened in 2020.

30. The world joined hands to protest against the racial killing of George Floyd who was killed by a white American. 
Source – Time Out

31. India witnessed the coldest November in 71 years.
Source – Scroll.in

32. Rasode mai kaun tha? became a household entertainer.

33. Farmers are all set to end the year protesting against the newly enacted farm bills.

34. Delhi Crime won International Emmy Award for Best Drama series.
Source – Netflix

35. Cyclone Amphan, which made a touchdown in Kolkata earlier this year, wreaked the city.
Source – Scroll.in

36. Online wedding festivities became a new normal.

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