Diary of events 2018: the year that was...

January 07, 2019 02:47 pm | Updated January 11, 2019 12:26 pm IST

From Rajinikanth launching his website to Nirupam Sen's death, U.S. suspending security assistance to Pakistan to Jamal Khashoggi's murder, 2018 was a roller coaster year for news junkies all over the world.

Here is a timeline of the salient events of the year that was. You can either scroll through the highlights of all national and international news and obituaries, or can use the dropdown menu to choose events of specific sections (National, International, Obituaries) or months, or a combination of both. Note that Obituaries are marked in red.

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(Compiled by M. Sankaranarayanan; Interactive timeline created by Varun B. Krishnan, Eunice Dhivya)

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