'ISRO flooded with requests to name buildings after Kalam'

 ISRO has been flooded with requests from the public to name important buildings after former president and scientist A P J Abdul Kalam, who passed away last month, a senior official of the space agency said here today.

APJ Abdul Kalam's name goes to the place he liked most - Space
APJ Abdul Kalam's name goes to the place he liked most - Space

A global satellite for earth observation and disaster risk reduction -- GlobalSat for DRR -- proposed under the UN framework is to be dedicated to APJ Abdul Kalam as a tribute to the vision of the celebrated rocket scientist and former Indian president who died July 27.

Nation bids tearful adieu to Dr APJ Abdul Kalam; PM Modi attends funeral in Rameswaram
Nation bids tearful adieu to Dr APJ Abdul Kalam; PM Modi attends funeral in Rameswaram

Former president A.P.J. Abdul Kalam was laid to rest on Thursday here with full military honours in the presence of Prime Minister Narendra Modi and several other leaders who paid tributes to the man who strengthened India's missile programme and played a key role in country's 1998 nuclear test -- making him a national hero.

He lived to inspire millions of people: Rajinikanth on 'mahatma' Kalam
He lived to inspire millions of people: Rajinikanth on 'mahatma' Kalam

Superstar Rajinikanth feels "blessed enough" to have lived during a time that had a "mahatma" like former president A P J Abdul Kalam. Paying tribute to Kalam, Rajinikanth today said the scientist inspired millions of people with his life and achievements.

DNA: A shattered Rameswaram waits to pay tribute to Dr Kalam

Security has been tightened at Rameswaram in view of the large number of people, including ministers and others, who are expected to attend Kalam's last rites.

Google pays tribute to Dr Kalam with 'black ribbon'
Google pays tribute to Dr Kalam with 'black ribbon'

Google Wednesday paid a special homage to "missile man" A P J Abdul Kalam by displaying a black ribbon on its homepage.

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Rameswaram waits to give final salute to Dr Abdul Kalam

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.

How Kalam saved HIV affected siblings

While nation mourns the death of the "peoples' president", an orphaned girl from a far flung village of Odisha remembers the gesture of A P J Abdul Kalam towards her HIV positive siblings ten years ago.

Dr APJ Abdul Kalam- Apple of children's eyes!

At a time when the whole nation is mourning the death of our former president Dr Avul Pakir Jainulabdeen Abdul Kalam, children too joined in grieving the demise of their beloved friend and mentor.

Kalam concerned about disabled, developed lightweight prosthetics

Former president APJ Abdul Kalam was concerned about people with disability and along with his team developed lightweight prosthetics from space-age material to enable disabled children to walk easily.

Special: Zee News pays tribute to Dr 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.

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How will India move forward without Dr Kalam

Former president APJ Abdul Kalam passed away in Shillong, Meghalaya, on Monday evening after suffering a massive cardiac arrest.

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Former president APJ Abdul Kalam passed away in Shillong, Meghalaya, on Monday evening after suffering a massive cardiac arrest.

Kalam was passionate about Ayurveda: NGO

Former president APJ Abdul Kalam was passionate about the ancient Indian medicine system of Ayurveda and was keen to modernise it on a global scale, the chief of an international NGO said here on Tuesday.

Kalam was never pompous despite achievements: Nuclear physicists

Despite being an eminent scientist and holding a commanding position as India's president, APJ Abdul Kalam used to empathise with people from all sections of society and never displayed a shred of pomposity, say eminent nuclear physicists.

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