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Honouring APJ Abdul Kalam, UN celebrates birthday of 'People's President' on 15 Oct as World Students Day
India

Honouring APJ Abdul Kalam, UN celebrates birthday of 'People's President' on 15 Oct as World Students Day

Kalam was later awarded the Bharat Ratna, the highest-civilian award, for his contributions to research, the field of science as well as his work with the Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) and the Defence Research and Development Organisation (DRDO).

Amid Chandrayaan 2 mission, a reminder of how ISRO grappled with setbacks to create success stories
India

Amid Chandrayaan 2 mission, a reminder of how ISRO grappled with setbacks to create success stories

The successful SLV-3 flight was a real morale booster for ISRO; India had become the sixth member of the exclusive club of space-faring nations | In this excerpt from ISRO: A Personal History, R Aravamudan and Gita Aravamudan recount the challenges the space agency faced in launching the first made-in-India rocket, the SLV-3

Quacks and pseudoscientists at ISC 2019 thrash Newton, Einstein and Abdul Kalam
science

Quacks and pseudoscientists at ISC 2019 thrash Newton, Einstein and Abdul Kalam

Apparently, Kauravas were test tube babies & gravitational waves are actually 'Narendra Modi waves'.

Ram Nath Kovind will be the first BJP leader to be President, says Amit Shah
India

Ram Nath Kovind will be the first BJP leader to be President, says Amit Shah

Ram Nath Kovind will be the first BJP leader to occupy the hallowed precincts of the Rashtrapati Bhawan, underscoring the saffron party's preeminent political position

African Development Bank meet: Narendra Modi govt should ensure racist attacks don't imperil African goodwill
Business

African Development Bank meet: Narendra Modi govt should ensure racist attacks don't imperil African goodwill

Successive Indian governments, since the UPA time have been wooing Africa and holding bi-annual India-Africa summits

Narendra Modi's Mann Ki Baat: PM advices students to smile more to score more in exams
India

Narendra Modi's Mann Ki Baat: PM advices students to smile more to score more in exams

With the exam season around the corner, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday exhorted students and their families to treat exams as a festival and not as a source of stress, saying they should "smile more to score more" and not take it as "test of life".

PM Modi asks for country to contribute to his Independence Day address
Politics

PM Modi asks for country to contribute to his Independence Day address

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday said that the country needs to focus on research and innovation in the field of technology to fulfill former President A.P.J. Abdul Kalam's dream.

Memoir released by Kalam's aide on the former president's first death anniversary
India

Memoir released by Kalam's aide on the former president's first death anniversary

Featuring many little-known stories and never-before-seen photographs of Dr A P J Abdul Kalam, a book on the former President's life was released by his aide on his first death anniversary.

Abdul Kalam memorial: Manohar Parrikar lays down foundation stone in Rameswaram
India

Abdul Kalam memorial: Manohar Parrikar lays down foundation stone in Rameswaram

India's former president APJ Abdul Kalam passed away on 27 July, 2015 due to cardiac arrest while delivering a lecture at IIM-Shillong.

PM Narendra Modi pays tribute to APJ Abdul Kalam, calls him a 'rashtra ratna' on 84th birth anniversary
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PM Narendra Modi pays tribute to APJ Abdul Kalam, calls him a 'rashtra ratna' on 84th birth anniversary

He recalled how he worked closely with Dr Kalam during the post-earthquake reconstruction work in Kutch.

Life is a difficult game: Read Abdul Kalam's inspirational message in a web comic
Life

Life is a difficult game: Read Abdul Kalam's inspirational message in a web comic

Late former President APJ Abdul Kalam's inspiring and motivational message and minimalistic lifestyle forms the basis for a new art based web comic.

APJ Abdul Kalam's mortal remains arrive in his hometown Rameswaram
India

APJ Abdul Kalam's mortal remains arrive in his hometown Rameswaram

The mortal remains of former President A P J Abdul Kalam were today brought to his hometown here as a large number of people converged to get a last glimpse of the departed leader.

President APJ Abdul Kalam's last rites to take place in Rameswaram on Thursday
India

President APJ Abdul Kalam's last rites to take place in Rameswaram on Thursday

The last rites of former president APJ Abdul Kalam will take place with full military honours in his hometown Rameswaram in Tamil Nadu on Thursday following his family's wish.

Remembering Kalam: Greatly beloved, but he maybe missed being truly great
Politics

Remembering Kalam: Greatly beloved, but he maybe missed being truly great

One of the reasons that Kalam’s appeal cut across class and creed was the man radiated a sort of innate gentleness.

Kalam, Aaj aur Kal: Amul's latest ad pays tribute to India's ‘Missile man’
India

Kalam, Aaj aur Kal: Amul's latest ad pays tribute to India's ‘Missile man’

Amul's latest ad is a tribute to India's ‘Missile man’ Abdul Kalam.

Canadian Governor General delayed his oath-taking for Dr Kalam in 2010
World

Canadian Governor General delayed his oath-taking for Dr Kalam in 2010

APJ Abdul Kalam was so much respected in Canada that the current Governor-General David Johnston delayed his oath-taking in 2010 so that he could personally - as president of the University of Waterloo - confer an honorary doctorate on the former Indian president.

Indian-American community mourns the death of former president APJ Abdul Kalam
India

Indian-American community mourns the death of former president APJ Abdul Kalam

Indian-American community in the US joined the people of India in mourning the death of former President A P J Abdul Kalam, and said it was his “simplicity and humility” that endeared him to all.

Controversial Gujarat anti-terror bill passed by majority vote in Assembly
India

Controversial Gujarat anti-terror bill passed by majority vote in Assembly

Gujarat Assembly on Tuesday passed by a majority vote the controversial Control of Terrorism and Organised Crime (GCTOC) Bill which allows police to intercept and record telephonic conversations and submit them in court as evidence.