OMG! 2016 is about to end. I know that it still feels like it just started yesterday, the feeling is mutual. But it was not a waste, actually it was so intresting with so many things happening around, some of them were big while some were small. But it has been an exciting year for all, Isn’t it?
So let’s have have a glance at major events of 2016:
Olymics 2016 :
The 2016 Summer Olympics commonly known as Rio 2016, was a major international multi-sport event held in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, from 5 August to 21 August 2016.India got two silver medals and both by women.
On 1st september 2016 the chairman of Realiance industries limited, Mukesh Ambani dedicated the much-anticipated Reliance jio 4G services which included free voice calls and 4G internet to the nation calling it an efffort to make india a digital nation.This offer was supposed to be valid until dec 2016 but as a new year offer he extended it for 3 more months.
Release of iphone 7 and 7 Plus :
Following its pattern, Apple, on September 7 2016 released iPhone 7 and its sibling iPhone 7 Plus making all possible changes in the previous model.With iPhone 7 and 7 Plus Apple also launched iOS 10 that made iPhone 7 more successful.
Google Pixel :
Google Pixel and Google Pixel XL, the first ever Google-branded smartphones with Built-in Google assistant, were unveiled on October 20,2016. Google assistant is a person’s own google,you can ask it anything!!
On November 8, 2016, PM Narendra Modi announced the demonetization of India’s two largest denominations (Rs.500 and Rs.1000) and replaced by Rs.500 and 2000 new notes with effect from midnight.This step was taken for the removal of black money from the nation and is a great milestone event in the indian economy.
New American president :
Between Hilary Clinton and Donald Trump, Donald Trump won the battle to became the president of United States on november 8 2016. This was a preety big political event for the country which also made the country face certain consequences.
Whatsapp upgrade :
The famous application Whatsapp now allows the users of android and iOS to make video calls and send GIFs.One of the biggest advantages that video calling on WhatsApp has is that it is cross-platform as opposed to Apple FaceTime — which works on just iOS devices.
Death of Jayalalithaa :
Jayalalithaa an Indian actress and politician who served five terms as the Chief Minister of Tamil Nadu, breathed her last on December 5, 2016.Tamil Nadu might never be same again after the demise of Ms Jayalalitha.
Wedding of Yuvraj and Hazel :
Yuvraj Singh an Indian cricketer and a Bollywood actress Hazel tied the knot in a glittering ceremony in Chandigarh this December.The wedding was according to Sikh rituals and customs and was attended by close members of the family.
Hollywood – Bollywood :
It has been a great year for the release of shows like the new season of Game of Thrones SE06, blockbuster movies like fantastic beasts based on the harry potter series,Dear Zindagi ,Pink,Befikare and a reality show BIG BOSS 10.