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APJ Abdul Kalam Death

APJ Abdul Kalam a forgotten hero! Animals defecating near his grave

Months after former president APJ Abdul Kalam's mortal remains were laid to rest at Pei Karumbu burial ground near his hometown Rameswaram in Tamil Nadu, the 1.5 acres site is still awaiting a proper memorial.

Dec 23, 2015, 15:19 PM IST

This is how Dr APJ Abdul Kalam looked when he was a kid!

Dr APJ Abdul Kalam, whose journey from hawking newspapers to being the one of the most loved presidents of India, can never be forgotten; neither his smiling face and his unique hairstyle.

Aug 04, 2015, 16:26 PM IST

Lok Sabha adjourned for the day, Rajya Sabha till 2 pm

Lok Sabha was adjourned for the day on Thursday as a mark of respect to former president APJ Abdul Kalam, while the Rajya Sabha was adjourned till 2 pm.

Jul 30, 2015, 12:24 PM IST

Meghlaya pays rich tribute to Kalam

 Meghalaya government on Wednesday paid rich tribute to former president APJ Abdul Kalam, who died during his visit here two days ago and announced that his death anniversary would be dedicated to the youth every year as a mark of tribute to him.

Jul 29, 2015, 19:58 PM IST

Raj Assembly employees to work on Saturday to pay respect to Kalam

 Employees of Rajasthan Legislative Assembly on Wednesday decided to work on August 1, a Saturday, as a mark of respect to former President A P J Abdul Kalam, who passed away on Monday.

Jul 29, 2015, 19:40 PM IST

Punjab postpones state-level function in wake of mourning

In wake of the seven-day state mourning observed nation-wide in honour of former President APJ Abdul Kalam, Punjab Government on Wednesday postponed its annual state-level function to mark the martyrdom day of Shaheed Udham Singh.

Jul 29, 2015, 17:01 PM IST

UAE President, PM condole APJ Abdul Kalam's death

United Arab Emirates (UAE) President Khalifa bin Zayed Al Nahyan has condoled the death of former Indian president APJ Abdul Kalam, the media reported on Tuesday.

Jul 28, 2015, 16:05 PM IST

CPI-M salutes Dr APJ Abdul Kalam

The CPI-M on Tuesday expressed "deep sorrow" over the death of former president APJ Abdul Kalam. 

Jul 28, 2015, 16:04 PM IST

Amitabh Bachchan pays tribute to APJ Abdul Kalam

Amitabh Bachchan today mourned the sudden death of former President APJ Abdul Kalam, calling him as a simple man who was endearing to all.

Jul 28, 2015, 14:37 PM IST

President Mukherjee, PM Modi pay respects to APJ Abdul Kalam at Palam airport

President Pranab Mukherjee, Vice President Hamid Ansari, Prime Minister Narendra Modi, Defence Minister Manohar Parrikar and the three service chiefs led the nation on Tuesday in paying their respects and homage to former president Dr APJ Abdul Kalam's mortal remains at the Palam Technical Airport here.

Jul 28, 2015, 13:25 PM IST

APJ Abdul Kalam will remain in our hearts forever, says Rijiju

Paying his condolence to former president Dr APJ Abdul Kalam, Minister of State for Home Affairs Kiren Rijiju on Tuesday said that the departed soul will remain in our hearts and will be missed forever.

Jul 28, 2015, 12:45 PM IST

'People's president' APJ Abdul Kalam had ability to connect with youth: Rahul Gandhi

Congress vice-president Rahul Gandhi on Tuesday expressed his condolence over the demise of former president APJ Abdul Kalam, saying he was a 'people's president' who had the ability to connect with the youth of the country.

Jul 28, 2015, 12:43 PM IST

Govt says offices to remain open, as Kalam would have wanted it to be so

Offices of the Government of India will remain open during the seven-day mourning period set out for former president Dr APJAbdul Kalam, who passed away in Shillong, Meghalaya, on Monday evening following a cardiac arrest.

Jul 28, 2015, 12:43 PM IST

Key diplomatic missions in India condole 'Missile Man's demise'

Key diplomatic missions in New Delhi took to Twitter to condole the sudden demise of India's former President APJ Abdul Kalam.

Jul 28, 2015, 12:41 PM IST

APJ Abdul Kalam was a `President with a difference`: Sri Sri Ravi Shankar

The Art of Living Founder, Sri Sri Ravi Shankar, on Tuesday described Dr APJ Abdul Kalam, who died on Monday in Meghalaya, as a “President with a difference”.

Jul 28, 2015, 12:13 PM IST

The only regret APJ Abdul Kalam had in his life

Dr APJ Abdul Kalam, who died on Monday evening in Shillong in Meghalaya, regretted not being able to provide facilities like 24-hour electricity to his parents during their lifetime.

Jul 28, 2015, 11:03 AM IST

Mizoram CM condoles APJ Abdul Kalam's death

Mizoram Chief Minister Lal Thanhawla on Tuesday condoled the death of former president APJ Abdul Kalam.

Jul 28, 2015, 10:54 AM IST

The assignment which APJ Abdul Kalam could not give to IIM students

Working tirelessly even on his last day, Dr APJ Abdul Kalam had planned a surprise assignment for the students of IIM Shillong on finding innovative ways to end disruption in Parliament.

Jul 28, 2015, 10:52 AM IST

US media highlights APJ Abdul Kalam's role in India's nuclear programme

Describing him as one of the most "exuberant boosters" of India's nuclear capabilities, the US media on Tuesday highlighted the contribution of 'missile man' APJ Abdul Kalam to the country's atomic and space programme.

Jul 28, 2015, 10:42 AM IST

DR APJ Abdul Kalam was a leading light: PM Narendra Modi

 Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Monday expressed his deep condolences over the death of former president A.P.J. Abdul Kalam, saying he was a leading light who will be always remembered for his services to the country.

Jul 28, 2015, 05:48 AM IST