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CNBC TV18 celebrates its 19th birthday; Here are 10 key events since 1999

Updated : December 07, 2018 06:42 PM IST

As we celebrate our 19th birthday, here's looking back at ten key events from 1999.

  • Infosys becomes the first Indian company to list on NASDAQ.

  • Jack Ma launches his company Alibaba.

  • PM AB Vajpayee travels on a bus from Amritsar to Lahore.

  • PM Vajpayee and Pakistan PM Nawaz Sharif sign Lahore declaration.

  • India launches 'operation Vijay' to clear Kargil of infiltration by Pakistan soldiers.

  • Vladimir Putin replaces Boris Yeltsin as the president of Russia.

  • Bertrand Piccard and Brian Jones complete 1st non-stop balloon trip around the world.

  • Anil Kumble becomes only the second bowler to claim all 10 wickets in an innings.

  • Leander Paes and Mahesh Bhupathi become the first Indian pair to win a grand slam.

  • Backstreet boys' fourth album, 'Millennium', breaks first week sales records.

  • The 19th James Bond's movie, 'The world is not enough', is released.

  • And of course it was the last year of the 20th century!
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