Last rites of Kalam to be held in his native place: Collector

The last rites of former President APJ Abdul Kalam would be held at his native place here on Wednesday with his body expected to arrive by noon, District Collector K Nandhakumar said.

All govt offices in Andhra to pay homage to Kalam

 Hailing former President APJ Abdul Kalam as a great statesman who always wanted to reach out to the people, Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister N Chandrababu Naidu on Tuesday urged that homage be paid to the departed soul in all government offices in the state.

Election Commission remembers APJ Abdul Kalam as first national icon

 The Election Commission on Tuesday remembered APJ Abdul Kalam as its first 'national icon' for voter awareness, saying he championed the cause of greater participation and use of electronic means in holding of free and fair elections.

President Pranab Mukherjee reminisces of 'poet' APJ Abdul Kalam, their 'friendship'

 APJ Abdul Kalam who worked to strengthen the country's defence and security backbone was also a "poet" at heart, President Pranab Mukherjee said on Tuesday while reminiscing his "friendship" with the former Supreme Commander of the armed forces.

APJ Abdul Kalam's funeral to be held in Rameswaram on July 30

The mortal remains of late president APJ Abdul Kalam will be flown to his native town Rameswaram in Tamil Nadu on Wednesday where last rites will take place on July 30.

Dr Abdul Kalam was an inspiration to all, says Sachin Tendulkar
Dr Abdul Kalam was an inspiration to all, says Sachin Tendulkar

Cricket legend Sachin Tendulkar on Monday expressed condolence over the sudden demise of former president A.P.J Abdul Kalam, saying that he was a terrific human being and an inspiration to all.

Kalam connected with country's development, welfare: Manik Sarkar

Tripura Chief Minister Manik Sarkar on Tuesday condoled the death of former president APJ Abdul Kalam, saying he had "intimately" connected himself with the country's development and welfare.

Dr Kalam was 'People's President': Arvind Kejriwal
Dr Kalam was 'People's President': Arvind Kejriwal

Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal on Tuesday paid tributes for former president APJ Abdul Kalam who passed away on Monday evening.

APJ Abdul Kalam no more: Telangana govt declares holiday

The Telangana government has declared holiday on Tuesday across the state as a mark of respect for former president APJ Abdul Kalam who passed away in Shillong yesterday.

Indian-Americans mourn 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 APJ Abdul Kalam, and said it was his "simplicity and humility" that endeared him to all.

Kalam, best exemplar of the idea of India: BJP

Calling it a nation's "loss of a visionary", BJP Tuesday paid glowing tributes to former president A P J Abdul Kalam with party chief Amit Shah describing him as the "best exemplar" of the idea of India.

Here’s how Bollywood remembers the 'true Bharat Ratna' Kalam
Here’s how Bollywood remembers the 'true Bharat Ratna' Kalam

For some, it was his child-like demeanour which made him affable and for some, it was his inspirational vision and work in the field of science which made APJ Abdul Kalam a "universally-loved" Bharat Ratna, who managed to be in politics without being a "politician".

Parliament pays tributes to Dr APJ Abdul Kalam, calls him 'real gem' of India
Parliament pays tributes to Dr APJ Abdul Kalam, calls him 'real gem' of India

The Parliament paid tributes to the late former president Dr APJ Abdul Kalam after it convened for the sixth day of the Monsoon Session on Tuesday and hailed him as “real gem” of India.

LIVE: Chaos reigns as thousands throng Rajaji Marg for last glimpse of Dr APJ Abdul Kalam

The body of India's favourite (former) president APJ Abdul Kalam, who passed away in Shillong, Meghalaya, on Monday evening, was brought to Delhi on Tuesday afternoon. Kalam died after suffering a massive cardiac arrest.

I always wanted to meet Kalam saab, tweets Salman Khan
I always wanted to meet Kalam saab, tweets Salman Khan

India's most loved former president APJ Abdul Kalam passed away on Monday after he suddenly fell ill while delivering a lecture at the Indian Institute of Management in Shillong.

Lata Mangeshkar mourns former President APJ Abdul Kalam's death

India's most loved former president APJ Abdul Kalam passed away on Monday after he suddenly got a massive heart attack during an event in Shillong.

President Pranab Mukherjee pays tribute to APJ Abdul Kalam

India's most loved former president APJ Abdul Kalam passed away on Monday after he suddenly got a massive heart attack during an event in Shillong.

President Pranab Mukherjee to grace Mohun Bagan's 125th year celebration

President Pranab Mukherjee will be the chief guest on reigning I-League champions Mohun Bagan's 125th year celebration, which will be held on August 22.

President extends greetings to Sweden on eve of its National Day

President Pranab Mukherjee on Friday extended greetings to Sweden on the eve of their National Day, thanking them for the hospitality accorded to him during his recent visit to that nation.

President Mukherjee returns from two-nation visit

President Pranab Mukherjee has returned to New Delhi after his two-nation tour to Sweden and Belarus.