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Dr APJ Abdul Kalam - the former president who owned almost nothing

Former president APJ Abdul Kalam is no more but his legacy continues to live on.

Aug 14, 2015, 10:41 AM IST

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

Remembering a tete-a-tete with Dr APJ Abdul Kalam

As the news of the death of former Indian President and Bharat Ratna Dr APJ Abdul Kalam broke on Monday, the entire nation found itself shell shocked, and fondly remembered the encouraging and inspiring words for which India’s Missile Man was known for throughout his life.

Jul 29, 2015, 09:50 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

Dr APJ Abdul Kalam- Apple of children's eyes!

At a time when the whole nation is mourning the death of our former president Dr Avul Pakir Jainulabdeen Abdul Kalam, children too joined in grieving the demise of their beloved friend and mentor.

Jul 29, 2015, 00:17 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

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

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

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

Things we can learn from Dr APJ Abdul Kalam

Former President of India – Dr APJ Abdul Kalam – breathed his last in Shillong Monday evening while delivering a lecture to the Indian Institute of Management students.

Jul 28, 2015, 12:35 PM IST

'Though a rocket scientist APJ Abdul Kalam was grounded to reality'

Though former president APJ Abdul Kalam was a rocket scientist, he was grounded to reality, DMK leader MK Stalin said on Tuesday.

Jul 28, 2015, 12:11 PM IST

APJ Abdul Kalam: This was his last moment...

Former president APJ Abdul Kalam had thanked a securityman in escort vehicle for the trouble he had taken to guard him, minutes before he died at the Indian Institute of Management here on Monday night.

Jul 28, 2015, 11:39 AM IST

Here’s how Bollywood remembers the 'true Bharat Ratna' Kalam

For some, it was his child-like demeanour which made him affable and for some, it was his inspirational vision and work in the field of science which made APJ Abdul Kalam a "universally-loved" Bharat Ratna, who managed to be in politics without being a "politician".

Jul 28, 2015, 09:46 AM IST

I always wanted to meet Kalam saab, tweets Salman Khan

India's most loved former president APJ Abdul Kalam passed away on Monday after he suddenly fell ill while delivering a lecture at the Indian Institute of Management in Shillong.

Jul 28, 2015, 08:33 AM IST

Indian sports personalities pay tribute to APJ Abdul Kalam

The Indian sports fraternity joined the nation in mourning the death of former President APJ Abdul Kalam, saying it was a great loss to the nation that the inspirational leader is no more.

Jul 27, 2015, 23:00 PM IST