Abdul Kalam

Abdul Kalam memorial row: Family places Quran, Bible near statue to diffuse Bhagwad Gita controversy

Abdul Kalam memorial row: Family places Quran, Bible near statue to diffuse Bhagwad Gita controversy

 Seeking an end to the controversy over Bhagawad Gita near A P J Abdul Kalam's statue, the late president's family on Sunday placed the Quran and Bible beside the wooden statue.

Jul 31, 2017, 10:51 AM IST
'Sacred' Rameswaram gave India one of its most famous sons: Prime Minister Narendra Modi

'Sacred' Rameswaram gave India one of its most famous sons: Prime Minister Narendra Modi

Paying tribute to the People`s President, Prime Minister Modi said that Dr. Kalam always reflected the simplicity, depth and calmness of Rameswaram.

Jul 27, 2017, 16:31 PM IST
Narendra Modi to inaugurate Abdul Kalam memorial in Rameswaram today

Narendra Modi to inaugurate Abdul Kalam memorial in Rameswaram today

Former president APJ Abdul Kalam died of cardiac arrest in Shillong on July 27, 2015.

Jul 27, 2017, 06:46 AM IST
India test-fires Brahmos missile with 450 km range

India test-fires Brahmos missile with 450 km range

India on Saturday test-fired the Brahmos missile with an extended range of 450 km.

Mar 11, 2017, 14:05 PM IST
Kalam Ko Salaam: On Abdul Kalam's birth anniversary, Virender Sehwag pays SPECIAL tribute

Kalam Ko Salaam: On Abdul Kalam's birth anniversary, Virender Sehwag pays SPECIAL tribute

APJ Abdul Kalam was the 11th president of India from 2002 to2007. He was also known as the Missile Man of India.

Oct 15, 2016, 12:51 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

Grand nephew of Kalam says he continues to be in BJP

A day after a nephew of APJ Abdul Kalam resigned from BJP, the late president's grand- nephew APJMJ Sheik Saleem on Tuesday said he continued to be a loyal worker of the saffron party.

Nov 24, 2015, 14:03 PM IST

Set up centre of discovery: Abdul Kalam's brother to Delhi CM

Kalam's brother said the centre may be used for higher education and research for school students and youth.

Nov 23, 2015, 23:43 PM IST

Cultural Minister Mahesh Sharma to stay in Dr Kalam's house

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Oct 28, 2015, 19:57 PM IST

Abdul Kalam's word of caution on 'Make in India'

 Late President APJ Abdul Kalam was a tad cautious about 'Make in India' campaign saying though it's "quite ambitious", it has to be ensured that India does not become the low-cost, low-value assembly line of the world.

Oct 18, 2015, 13:33 PM IST

Remembering APJ Abdul Kalam on his 84th birth anniversary

APJ Abdul Kalam was the 11th President of India from 2002 to 2007.

Oct 15, 2015, 19:38 PM IST

Curiosity and science give wings to Odisha's Google girl

Despite being a Class 9 student, she nourishes a passion for serving the society through scientific research of mass interest. For her, age is never a bar for quenching libido sciendi as if inspired by the Wings of Fire and following the footsteps of missile man A.P.J. Abdul Kalam.

Oct 05, 2015, 13:03 PM IST

CPI(M) slams renaming Aurangzeb Road, calls it first step to communalism

CPI(M) on Tuesday slammed New Delhi Municipal Council's (NDMC) move to rename Aurangzeb Road after late President APJ Abdul Kalam, terming it as "first step in a campaign to rename historical places and roads on communal grounds".

Sep 01, 2015, 19:12 PM IST
A week after his death, close associates fight over Dr APJ Abdul Kalam’s legacy

A week after his death, close associates fight over Dr APJ Abdul Kalam’s legacy

It's been little over a week since former president APJ Abdul Kalam left for heavenly abode, and a discord has already started brewing among his associates.

Aug 06, 2015, 14:45 PM IST

Pak NSA visits Indian HC to condole Kalam's death

Pakistan Prime Minister's Adviser on National Security and Foreign Affairs Sartaj Aziz on Thursday visited the Indian High Commission here to condole the death of former president A P J Abdul Kalam.

Jul 30, 2015, 23:52 PM IST

PM Narendra Modi pays tribute to Dr Kalam

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Thursday paid tribute to late former president APJ Abdul Kalam here.

Jul 30, 2015, 12:52 PM IST
Nation mourns loss of Dr APJ Abdul Kalam but Assam CM Tarun Gogoi dances, plays golf - Watch

Nation mourns loss of Dr APJ Abdul Kalam but Assam CM Tarun Gogoi dances, plays golf - Watch

Assam Chief Minister Tarun Gogoi has come under fire for being in 'celebratory' mode at a time when the nation is mourning the loss of former president and Bharat Ratna Dr APJ Abdul Kalam.

Jul 30, 2015, 10:59 AM IST
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.

Jul 29, 2015, 23:39 PM IST

Abdul Kalam served as inspiration for millions of Indians: Obama

 US President Barack Obama on Tuesday extended his condolences on the death of former president APJ Abdul Kalam, saying he was an inspiration to millions who worked to deepen space cooperation between the two countries.

Jul 29, 2015, 06:05 AM IST