Kalam stresses on importance of family in nation building

Economic growth or military strength alone won't make India strong, a truly sustainable society, at the heart of which is the family, is very much necessary, argues former President APJ Abdul Kalam in his new book.

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.

APJ Abdul Kalam`s office reject rumours about his ill health

Former president of India APJ Abdul Kalam`s office on Monday rejected reports of his ill health saying that the 82-year-old is absoutely fine.

Children must inculcate scientific temper, says Kalam

Former President A.P.J. Abdul Kalam Monday said children must inculcate a scientific temper for pursuing knowledge to contribute towards making India one of the most developed countries in the world.

Mars mission will enthuse young minds in studying space: Kalam

Former President APJ Abdul Kalam Tuesday said that the country`s Mars mission would not only help in learning technology and mission implementation but also enthuse young minds in further exploring the outer space.

Transform Coimbatore into solar power city & Centre of Excellence: Kalam

Former President Dr A P J Abdul Kalam today suggested tapping solar power in a big way to beat power outages and said this power starved city could transform into a solar power city and Centre of Excellence.

Parliament needs to recognise importance of social media: Kalam

Parliament needs to recognise the importance of social media, former President APJ Abdul Kalam said today.

Abdul Kalam calls for space solar power research

Former president APJ Abdul Kalam has called for drawing up a workable research document for marketing space solar power to space-faring nations in six months.

Women should be partners in law making: Kalam

Former president APJ Abdul Kalam on Thursday said at least 30 percent of women should be elected in Parliament, particularly in taking decision on framing laws.

Kalam for India-US-Israel task force to fight terror

India can adopt `never forget and never forgive` attitude of the US and Israel in tracking terrorists, former president APJ Abdul Kalam has said.

Kalam advises officers to take on challenges

Former President APJ Abdul Kalam here Wednesday advised the trainee officials of All India Services and Central Services to set long-term goals for achieving success in their respective areas of functioning.

Prez polls: RSS chief favours Kalam

RSS chief Mohan Bhagwat on Sunday came out in support of the candidature of A P J Abdul Kalam in the Presidential poll.

Mamata says `thank you` to Facebook supporters

Mamata Banerjee appreciated an `overwhelming` response to her Facebook appeal for supporting former president APJ Abdul Kalam in Presidential poll.

INLD supports Abdul Kalam for President`s post

INLD supremo Om Prakash Chautala on Friday favoured former president APJ Abdul Kalam for the country`s top post.

Differences in NDA as race for president nears

A day after the BJP hinted that it could support the candidature of APJ Abdul Kalam for the post of president, the NDA stands divided on the choice.

Talked of agreed candidate for Prez poll: Pawar

Reports from Mumbai had it that Sharad Pawar spoke of a "non-political" person as an "ideal" choice as the country`s next President.

Abdul Kalam to return as president?

With less than three months to go for the Presidential Elections, there is speculation that APJ Abdul Kalam might return to the Rashtrapati Bhavan.

`Goodness of youth` can defeat corruption: Kalam

Amid a debate on ways to check
corruption, former president APJ Abdul Kalam on Monday said the
"never ending greed" can be countered through the "goodness
of youth".

TN, Kerala CMs should discuss dam issue: Kalam

Former President A P J
Abdul Kalam today said the Chief Ministers of Kerala and Tamil
Nadu should meet on the vexed Mullaperiyar Dam issue at the
earliest to chalk out an amicable settlement.

‘US officials involved in Kalam frisking sacked’

Two officials of US Transportation
Security Administration (TSA) have been sacked for not following "appropriate
procedures", the Rajya Sabha was informed on Thursday.