Smiles on faces kept me motivated: APJ Abdul Kalam

Former President APJ Abdul Kalam's dream to see smiles on billion faces kept him motivated throughout his life.

Academic activities begin in Nalanda University after 800 years
Academic activities begin in Nalanda University after 800 years

Academic activities began at Nalanda University at Rajgir on Monday, more than eight centuries after the ancient university was destroyed by a medieval ruler.

Artist seeks 100 signatures on Sachin Tendulkar portrait

Painter Venkatesh Kandunoori is on a mission - to collect signatures of important people on a large sized celebratory sketch of cricket legend Sachin Tendulkar.

Kalam calls on scientists to adopt people-focused approach

Former President A P J Abdul Kalam Friday stressed the need for scientific community to develop a `focus on people` approach in dealing with global challenges like poverty and illiteracy.

Compile findings as part of `Vision 2030`: Kalam

Former president APJ Abdul Kalam Friday asked IIM-Shillong students to compile their findings and suggestions on various topics as part of their "Vision 2030 for the Dimensions of Development in India".

Emerge as creative leaders: Kalam to IIM students

Former president APJ Abdul Kalam Thursday urged students of the Indian Institute of Management (IIM)-Shillong to emerge as creative leaders to bring about the required change in the country.

Take efforts to bring down mortality rate: Kalam

Former president Dr APJ Abdul Kalam night urged the medical fraternity to take efforts to bring down the Maternal Mortality Rate, which was comparatively high in India.

Kalam bats for E-elections to bring transparency

Imagine voters having mobile phones using a secured and an authentic app to vote for the candidate of their choice in their constituency!

Kalam to interact with Pune`s Vikhe Patil school students

Former president Dr APJ Abdul Kalam will interact with students of a Pune-based school on July 4.

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.

Need to harness scientific research: Kalam

For higher competitiveness, the country needs to harness scientific researches and technologies derived from them, former President APJ Abdul Kalam has said.

Creative leaders to play key role in attaining developed India: Kalam

Creative leaders will be the key to attain an economically-developed and prosperous India by 2030, former president APJ Abdul Kalam said.

The Famous Six

Former President of India Dr APJ Abdul Kalam lists six famous inventors who dared to follow their imagination to create most useful inventions for humanity.

Those who create ruckus in Parliament are not heroes: APJ Abdul Kalam

Former President APJ Abdul Kalam on Friday said here that those who disrupt proceedings in the Parliament are not "heroes", but the "real heroes" are those who get their things done silently.

Think big, be focused: Dr Kalam

Intellectually inspiring as always, Dr APJ Abdul Kalam speaks to students from across the city, on how to develop leadership skills, fight corruption and ignite their imagination. Prachi Rege reports.

Know what you want to be remembered for and plan your career path: Dr Kalam

Dr APJ Abdul Kalam met students from schools and colleges across Mumbai at an event held in the city.

Abdul Kalam wants strengthening of healthcare system

Former President APJ Abdul Kalam today sought strengthening of the country`s healthcare system by use of technology and science so that public health goals can be achieved.

For Mandela, Gandhi was an anti-apartheid icon: Kalam

Nelson Mandela always considered Mahatma Gandhi as pioneer of apartheid movement in South Africa, recalls former President A P J Abdul Kalam.

APJ Abdul Kalam hospitalised after a fall, condition stable

Admitted to a hospital here after a fall at his home, former president APJ Abdul Kalam is stable and recuperating well, hospital sources said on Monday.

Despite potential, India did not get its place in the world: LK Advani

Senior BJP leader LK Advani on Friday said that despite having potential India did not get the place in the world where it was supposed to be even after long years of Independence.