Much before a New Year begins; dates of launches and occurrences are noted and decided. A proper planning helps make the long-term thinking fall into place perfectly. A lot of preparations need to be made for those big dates so that those events like launches, sports, movie launches, political sessions, elections, weddings, etc can be executed superbly without fail. Every year this tradition continues; so we’ve put an annual list of prominent dates on the calendar of 2018 that every individual should be aware of!

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Significant Dates to be Remembered:-


  • First January is the 200th anniversary of Mary Shelly’s cult classic Frankenstein.
  • Under-19 Cricket World Cup begins in New Zealand on 13th Captain Prithvi Shaw has a big chance to emulate Virat Kohli.

    ICC Under-19 Cricket World Cup (


  • The Union Budget is likely to be presented on 1 February.

    Union Budget 2018 (

  • From 8 February onward, Supreme Court will start regular hearings in Ayodhya dispute case.
  • Assembly elections are due in Meghalaya, Tripura, and Nagaland.


  • Russian presidential election is on 18th Putin may be up against Ksenia Sobchak, dubbed Russia’s Paris Hilton.
  • India’s second moon mission, Chandrayan-2, will be launched in March.

    Chandrayan-2 to launch in March (Hindustan Times)

  • First public cinemas are likely to open in Saudi Arabia.


  • Commonwealth Games begin on Gold Coast, Australia, on 4 April. India has high medal hopes.
  • Indian Premier League 2018 will begin on 4 April and will continue for approximately 1 month 17 days.

    IPL 2018 to begin in April (


  • Assembly elections in Karnataka will test Siddaramaiah.
  • Prince Harry and Meghan Markle tie knot on 19 May. 

    Prince Harry and Meghan Markle to get married (The Indian Express)

  • Parliamentary elections are due in trouble-torn Iraq where ISIS remains a potent threat.


  • Goldsman Sachs will set up trading desk for digital currencies like Bitcoin.

    Goldsman Sachs to set up cryptocurrency trading desk (Zee News)

  • FIFA World Cup begins in Russia on 14 June.
  • Saudi women start driving from 24 June, breaking an age-old taboo.


  • Pakistan’s general elections will be held on 15 July, after the PML-N government completes its tenure.
  • On 31 July, NASA will launch a mission to touch the sun.

    NASA to launch a mission to touch sun (


  • 18th Asian Games in Indonesia will introduce eSports or competitive video gaming.

    18th Asian Games 2018 (


  • France will most probably ban mobile phones in schools.

    France to ban mobiles in schools (The Conversation)


  • There will be polls in Brazil. Tainted ex-prez Lula could run, and win.

    Brazil Ex-President Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva may win polls in Brazil (VOA News)


  • Men’s Hockey Cup in Bhubaneshwar from 28 November.
  • Bollywood movie Thugs of Hindustan, starring Amitabh Bachchan and Aamir Khan.

    Thugs of Hindustan to release in November (YouTube)

  • US mid-term elections will take place.


  • Elections are due in Congress-ruled Mizoram and BJP-ruled states of MP, Rajasthan, and Chattisgarh.

    Elections in few states due in December (The Financial Express)

Hope you guys watch the above events on the mentioned dates on Television and stay more updated this year! 🙂, pub-3862145386704795, DIRECT, f08c47fec0942fa0 InterServer Web Hosting and VPS

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