APJ Abdul Kalam

On National Science Day, a look at 7 Indian scientists who changed the world

To honour those brilliant minds who have helped and are helping the nation progress scientifically, February 28 is celebrated as National Science Day in India.

Feb 28, 2018, 19:14 PM IST
Kamal Haasan to launch political party in Madurai on Wednesday

Kamal Haasan to launch political party in Madurai on Wednesday

On Tuesday, he arrived in Rameswaram and was given a rousing welcome by his supporters.

Feb 21, 2018, 00:19 AM IST
Apt description of APJ Abdul Kalam by Naidu - 'Anything is possible with just attitude and karma'

Apt description of APJ Abdul Kalam by Naidu - 'Anything is possible with just attitude and karma'

A multi-crore memorial of former president Dr APJ Abdul Kalam was on Thursday inaugurated by Prime Minister Narendra Modi at Peikarambu.

Jul 28, 2017, 11:46 AM IST

PM Modi inaugurates APJ Abdul Kalam Memorial in Rameswaram

PM Modi said that Dr. Kalam inspired the youth of India. I can see that today's youth wants to scale heights of progress and become job creators. Watch the video to know more!

Jul 27, 2017, 15:51 PM IST

PM Modi to inaugurate Abdul Kalam memorial in Rameswaram

Prime Minister will on Thursday inaugurate former President APJ Abdul Kalam's memorial at Rameswaram.

Jul 26, 2017, 16:52 PM IST

This Cabinet Minister's Lutyens bungalow keeps changing hands

Cabinet Minster Mahesh Sharma`s luck with Government housing has not been going his way since his first allotment after winning his first election from UP`s Gautam Budh Nagar in 2014.

Jun 22, 2017, 13:41 PM IST
India successfully test fires Agni-II Ballistic Missile

India successfully test fires Agni-II Ballistic Missile

The Agni-ll Ballistic Missile was successfully test fired on Thursday at 10.22 a.m from A.P.J Abdul Kalam island of Dhamara in Odisha.

May 04, 2017, 12:59 PM IST
Nalanda student suspended for sexually harassing classmates; another accused transferred

Nalanda student suspended for sexually harassing classmates; another accused transferred

A student of the Nalanda International University here was today suspended on the charge of sexually harassing fellow students.

Mar 29, 2017, 18:39 PM IST

Science under threat of neglect and apathy: Maha Governor Vidyasagar Rao

The Governor said that it has been 86 long years since CV Raman won the Nobel Prize for Physics.

Dec 17, 2016, 13:47 PM IST
APJ Abdul Kalam wanted to witness 'Mangalyaan' launch, reveals former ISRO chief Radhakrishnan in his memoir

APJ Abdul Kalam wanted to witness 'Mangalyaan' launch, reveals former ISRO chief Radhakrishnan in his memoir

According to Radhakrishnan, the former president wanted to witness the launch of Mars Orbiter Mission (MOM) - India's first interplanetary mission – also known as Mangalyaan, on September 24, 2014 but had to leave Bengaluru with 'childlike reluctance' the day before as he had a university convocation to address.

Dec 08, 2016, 13:13 PM IST

PM Narendra Modi pays tribute to APJ Abdul Kalam​ on 85th birth anniversary

Kalam was born on October 15, 1931 in Rameswaram town of Tamil Nadu and died due to a cardiac arrest on July 27 last year while delivering a speech at IIM Shillong.

Oct 15, 2016, 10:00 AM IST

Some objects found, need to verify if from AN-32: Manohar Parrikar

As the search for the missing AN-32 aircraft with 29 defence personnel on board entered the sixth day on Wednesday, Defence Minister Manohar Parrikar said some objects have been found in the Bay of Bengal and search teams have been asked to verify if they were of the ill-fated plane.

Jul 27, 2016, 17:47 PM IST
APJ Abdul Kalam's look alike pays tribute to 'Missile Man' on first death anniversary

APJ Abdul Kalam's look alike pays tribute to 'Missile Man' on first death anniversary

Sheikh Mydeen - a look alike of APJ Abdul Kalam - also interacted with school children and posed for photographers after attending a host of events organised to mark the occasion.

Jul 27, 2016, 14:47 PM IST

Kalam's death has left irreplaceable void: PM Narendra Modi

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Wednesday paid tribute to former president APJ Abdul Kalam on his first death anniversary, saying that his death has created an "irreplaceable" void.

Jul 27, 2016, 13:38 PM IST
Memorial for India's 'missile man': Naidu, Parrikar unveil statue of APJ Abdul Kalam in Rameswaram

Memorial for India's 'missile man': Naidu, Parrikar unveil statue of APJ Abdul Kalam in Rameswaram

Union Ministers Venkaiah Naidu and Manohar Parrikar on Wednesday laid the foundation stone for a national memorial dedicated to country's former President APJ Abdul Kalam in Rameswaram.

Jul 27, 2016, 09:24 AM IST
Memorial to Kalam to come up at his burial place: Parrikar

Memorial to Kalam to come up at his burial place: Parrikar

Kalam, a popular head of state between 2002 and 2007, had died on July 27 last year.

Jul 19, 2016, 15:50 PM IST
Ex-president Abdul Kalam's kin wants Tamil Nadu to vote for BJP

Ex-president Abdul Kalam's kin wants Tamil Nadu to vote for BJP

Had it not been for the BJP, Kalam wouldn't have been the president, Saleem said. 

May 16, 2016, 17:23 PM IST
'The Kalam Library' – People's President would be smiling in heaven

'The Kalam Library' – People's President would be smiling in heaven

Let the light of knowledge spread....

May 12, 2016, 17:19 PM IST
I would love to play APJ Abdul Kalam: Irrfan Khan

I would love to play APJ Abdul Kalam: Irrfan Khan

Actor Irrfan Khan says he is open to playing former President late APJ Abdul Kalam on the silver screen.

May 12, 2016, 10:22 AM IST

Delhi govt approves proposal to set up memorial on APJ Abdul Kalam at Dilli Haat

The proposal to set up a memorial on former President APJ Abdul Kalam's life and belongings at Dilli Haat was approved by the Delhi government on Wednesday.

May 05, 2016, 00:28 AM IST