Events. 1 January – 2009 Guwahati bombings: Five persons, including a boy and a woman, were killed and about 50 injured in serial bomb blasts in Guwahati, Assam. 13 February – 2009 Orissa train derailment: A passenger train derails in Bhubaneswar, Orissa, killing at least 15 people and injuring 150 others.
What happened on the year 2009?
23 28 Mar 2009: The first case of H1N1 swine flu in the U.S. was found in California. 24 6 Apr 2009: A 6.3 magnitude earthquake killed hundreds in Italy. 25 7 Apr 2009: The former Peruvian President was sentenced to 25 years of imprisonment. … 32 11 Jun 2009: H1N1 flu was declared a global pandemic.
What major events happened in 2008 in India?
November. 26–29 November – 2008 Mumbai attacks: 175 people were killed and over 308 wounded in more than ten coordinated shooting and bombing attacks across Mumbai, India’s largest city, carried out by Islamic terrorists from Pakistan.
What was happening in July 2009?
Plane Crash in Iran Kills 168 (July 15): A passenger plane operated by Caspian Airlines, flying from Iran to Armenia, crashes just after takeoff, killing all 168 people on board. Flight 7908 was reportedly attempting to make an emergency landing due to technical difficulties only 16 minutes into the trip.
What was the biggest news in 2009?
NEW YORK — The convoluted American economy — restoring windfalls to a lucky few while leaving millions jobless and distraught — was the top news story of 2009, followed closely by the inauguration of President Barack Obama, according to U.S. editors and news directors voting in The Associated Press’ annual poll.
What was happening in June 2009?
Jun 1 Air France Flight 447 crashes into the Atlantic Ocean off the coast of Brazil on a flight from Rio de Janeiro to Paris. All 228 passengers and crew were killed. Jun 1 General Motors files for chapter 11 bankruptcy. It is the fourth largest United States bankruptcy in history.
What big happened in 2008?
- Tibetan monks arrested after the March, 14 unrest.
- Cyclone Nargis killed more than 138,000 in Myanmar.
- 2008 Sichuan earthquake.
- XXIX Summer Olympics in Beijing, China.
- South Ossetia war.
- November terrorist attacks in Mumbai.
- Lehman Brothers went bankrupt following the subprime mortgage crisis.
What events happened in 2010?
8 February – At least 17 Indian soldiers are killed in an avalanche in Kashmir. 13 February – 2010 Pune bombing: a bomb exploded at the German Bakery in the city of Pune in western India, killing 17 people and injuring at least 60 others.
What was happening in India in 2005?
29 October – At least 61 people are dead and many others wounded in three powerful blasts in Delhi (See 29 October 2005 Delhi bombings for full details). 22 November – Nitish Kumar defeated Rashtriya Janata Dal in the Bihar state election. 29 December – Firing, possibly a terrorist attack, at IISC, Bangalore campus.
What was happening in February 2009?
Plane Crash near Buffalo, N.Y. Kills 50 (Feb. 12): Continental Connection Flight 3407 from Newark Airport to Buffalo, N.Y. crashes into a house in Clarence Center, N.Y., killing all passengers and crew on board, an off-duty pilot on the flight, and one person in the home.
What happened in the year 2001?
On September 11, 2001, a series of four coordinated terrorist attacks took place in the US. A militant Islamic terrorist group called al-Qaeda hijacked four aeroplanes. One plane was flown into the North Tower of the World Trade Centre in New York City at 8:46am. At 9:03am, a second plane hit the South Tower.