Kalam pitches for National Energy Commission

Former president A P J Abdul Kalam Friday stressed the need for setting up a
National Energy Commission to ensure coordinated thrust and fast decision making for implementing overall energy policy.

APJ Abdul Kalam calls for big investment to promote research

Former President APJ Abdul Kalam today said there is not enough funding for basic science in India and called for `big` investment to promote researches in higher education.

Education cannot be a business product: Kalam

Addressing the students in Vadodara, former President APJ Abdul Kalam
said education cannot be categorised as a business product.

Resolve Kudankulam row politically: Kalam to PM

Former Indian President A.P.J. Abdul Kalam has urged Prime Minister Manmohan Singh to resolve the Kudankulam Nuclear Power Project (KNPP) politically.

‘Prez to look into complaint against Nalanda VC’

Pratibha Patil in her
capacity as the Visitor of the Nalanda International
University would look into any complaint about competence of
its Vice-Chancellor Dr Gopa Sabharwal.

Work on development politics: Kalam to politicians

Kalam asked politicians on Tuesday to involve themselves in
development politics to restore public confidence in the
political system of the country.

Forget about it: Kalam on US frisking incident

Former President APJ Abdul Kalam
on monday downplayed his frisking by US security officials at New
York`s JFK Airport, saying it was not worth talking about.

`US must observe protocol for Indian dignitaries`

The US needs to observe protocol in treating Indian dignitaries visiting that country, External Affairs Minister SM Krishna said in view of American security agencies frisking former president APJ Abdul Kalam on board an aircraft.

Need to create corruption-free environment: Kalam

Former President APJ Abdul Kalam
on Thursday said he proposed to launch a movement involving youths
to fight against corruption.

Kalam is Nuke man and would advocate for KNPP: CPI

CPI on Sunday said Kalam was a `nuclear man` and would only support
the KNPP commented on later`s take on Koodankulam Nuclear Power Plant`s safety.

Dhoni, Kalam promos may be used for Bengal election campaign

With the EC yet to decide on using a promotional video by cricketer Sourav
Ganguly for the coming election in West Bengal, the electoral
office here is mulling using promos by Team India captain
Mahendra Singh Dhoni.

Review safety measures at nuclear plants: Kalam

Stressing on for a review of the
safety measures at the existing nuclear plants in the backdrop
of calamity in Japan, former president APJ Abdul Kalam on Friday said all the upcoming atomic projects should be examined.

Think differently, discover the impossible: Kalam

Former Indian President Kalam called upon the students to discover the impossible.

Emulate Gujarat`s agri success: Kalam to states

The high agricultural growth rate
of over 9 per cent per annum in Gujarat, more than three times
the national average, has attracted special praise from former
president APJ Abdul Kalam.

Nation needs creative leadership: Kalam

India needs creative leadership
in every professional cadre, changing the role of the leader
"from commander to coach, manager to mentor" to fulfil the
vision of "developed India", former president APJ Abdul
Kalam said.

Mission to Mars possible in 2030: Kalam

Former President A P J Kalam today said that India is planning to send its mission to Mars in 2030.

Kalam for Indian dress to replace gowns at convocations

Former president APJ Abdul Kalam on Friday preferred an "Indian" dress to replace the British era "heavy gowns" used during convocation functions.

Kalam to be honoured by Canadian University

A top Canadian University will confer an honorary doctorate degree on former Indian president APJ Abdul Kalam next week.

Kalam tipped as EC`s brand ambassador for Bihar polls

Former President A P J Abdul Kalam
may be the Election Commission`s brand ambassador for Bihar
assembly polls with the specific purpose to making the voters
go to the polling booths.

Sky is the limit for Indo-Russian hi-tech cooperation: Kalam

The sky is the limit in
Indo-Russian cooperation in the field of hi-technology and
both the nations could benefit from their core competence,
former Indian President A P J Abdul Kalam said on Thursday.