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Zee Media Exclusive – Dr Abdul Kalam wanted to be remembered as a teacher, says his close aide

Dr APJ Abdul Kalam's advisor Srijan Pal Singh, in an exclusive interview to Zee Media on Sunday recounted the last moments which he had spent with the 'Missile Man of India', saying the former president always believed – A peaceful death is one when a person dies working with his shoes on.

Aug 02, 2015, 22:16 PM IST

Juhi Chawla pays tribute to APJ Abdul Kalam

Actress Juhi Chawla on Wednesday paid tribute to late former president APJ Abdul Kalam, saying he was "very intelligent and the whole nation loved him".

Jul 30, 2015, 11:52 AM IST

The girl behind 'Who is Kalam'?

The book title ‘Who is Kalam?’ may be intriguing but has a heart-warming story behind it -- of a teenaged schoolgirl who asked the tough question to the former president and was in turn inspired by him and went on to become a scientist.

Jul 29, 2015, 12:15 PM IST

Sand art tribute to APJ Abdul Kalam

Noted sand artist Sudarsan Pattnaik Tuesday created a sand sculpture of APJ Abdul Kalam at Puri beach to pay tribute to the former President.

Jul 29, 2015, 08:33 AM IST

Ritesh Sidhwani recalls receiving National Award from Kalam

The death of eminent scientist and former president APJ Abdul Kalam has saddened the entire country and producer Ritesh Sidhwani has fond memories of meeting him while receiving the National Award for his popular film ‘Dil Chahta Hai’.

Jul 29, 2015, 08:11 AM IST

Dr Kalam's body to be flown to hometown Rameshwaram for last rites

The body of former President APJ Abdul Kalam, who died after suffering a cardiac arrest during a lecture at the IIM-Shillong on Monday, will be flown to his hometown of Rameshwaram on Wednesday.

Jul 29, 2015, 06:51 AM IST

President, PM lead nation in paying tributes to Dr APJ Abdul Kalam; funeral in Rameswaram on Thursday

President Pranab Mukherjee and Prime Minister Narendra Modi led the nation on Tuesday in paying tributes to former president APJ Abdul Kalam.

Jul 28, 2015, 23:13 PM IST

India Inc mourns demise of former President APJ Abdul Kalam

Indian industry on Tuesday condoled the demise of former President A P J Abdul Kalam describing him as a "visionary guide and mentor", whose death is an "irreparable loss to the nation".

Jul 28, 2015, 22:25 PM IST

Microsoft CEO Nadella, corporate America condole Kalam's death

Microsoft's India-born CEO Satya Nadella and other members of corporate America have expressed their condolences on the sudden death of former president APJ Abdul Kalam, saying the 'missile man' will continue to inspire the world with his courage, tenacity and vision.

Jul 28, 2015, 22:23 PM IST

APJ Abdul Kalam's funeral: Why Rameswaram was chosen over New Delhi?

The funeral of former president of India, APJ Abdul Kalam, who passed away in Shillong on Monday night will be held in Rameswaram, his birth place, on July 30 with full military honours.

Jul 28, 2015, 21:58 PM IST

Punjab and Haryana Governor condoles Dr Kalam's death

Punjab and Haryana Governor Kaptan Singh Solanki on Tuesday expressed deepest condolence over the death of former President APJ Abdul Kalam.

Jul 28, 2015, 20:36 PM IST

Envoys of several countries pay homage to Dr Kalam

Envoys of several countries including Pakistan on Tuesday paid homage to former President APJ Abdul Kalam whose mortal remains were brought here from Shillong, where he died last night.

Jul 28, 2015, 20:33 PM IST

Kalam was a simple man with a great soul: Uttarakhand Governor

Uttarakhand Governor KK Paul and Chief Minister Harish Rawat on Tuesday expressed grief at the death of former President APJ Abdul Kalam describing him as a simple man with great soul whose loss is irreparable for the nation.

Jul 28, 2015, 20:29 PM IST

'Dr Kalam wanted youth to prevent Tamil language from fading'

Recalling former President APJ Abdul Kalam, his 84-year-old college mate Sampathkumar said that he wanted younger generation to prevent the Tamil language from fading into oblivion.

Jul 28, 2015, 20:27 PM IST

The 'funny guy' in APJ Abdul Kalam's life

He was Dr APJ Abdul Kalam's constant companion and was with him when he collapsed on the stage at IIM Shillong.

Jul 28, 2015, 20:26 PM IST

Seven-day state mourning in Manipur in honour of Dr Kalam

Manipur government on Tuesday announced a seven-day state mourning in honour of former President APJ Abdul Kalam.

Jul 28, 2015, 20:26 PM IST

Tripura CM Manik Sarkar condoles Dr Kalam's death

Tripura Chief Minister Manik Sarkar on Tuesday condoled the death of former president A P J Abdul Kalam and said his death is an irreparable loss to the nation.

Jul 28, 2015, 20:23 PM IST

Kerala to observe one week mourning over APJ Abdul Kalam's demise

Kerala government on Tuesday declared a seven day state mourning as a mark of respect to former President APJ Abdul Kalam.

Jul 28, 2015, 19:35 PM IST

Kalam's life will be taught in schools: Shivraj Singh Chouhan

A lesson on the life of late former president APJ Abdul Kalam will be taught in schools across Madhya Pradesh in a bid to make students ideal citizens in their life, Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan said here on Tuesday.

Jul 28, 2015, 19:16 PM IST

Kalam was co-authoring book on education: Vikhe Patil

Late APJ Abdul Kalam was co-authoring a book on education with a leading educationist in Maharashtra.

Jul 28, 2015, 17:28 PM IST