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Kalam passes away

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

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

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

Haryana CM, his cabinet colleagues pay rich tributes to Kalam

Rich tributes were paid to former President APJ Abdul Kalam by Haryana Chief Minister Manohar Lal Khattar and his cabinet colleagues at a condolence meeting held here on Tuesday.

Jul 28, 2015, 17:24 PM IST

APJ Abdul Kalam's body to be brought to Delhi on Tuesday

The body of former President APJ Abdul Kalam, who died here this on Tuesday evening, will be taken to Delhi tomorrow morning.

Jul 27, 2015, 23:37 PM IST