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A P J Abdul Kalam

Ram Nath Kovind becomes first President in 14 years to visit Siachen, addresses soldiers

Addressing the soldiers, President Kovind said that as the Supreme Commander of the Armed Forces and as the President of India, he has come among them carrying the gratitude of the entire country.

May 10, 2018, 23:15 PM IST

Dr Abdul Kalam: 5 interesting facts about the People's President

Today is the 86th birth anniversary of former President of India Dr APJ Abdul Kalam. 

Jul 27, 2017, 13:06 PM IST

Museum dedicated to APJ Abdul Kalam to be opened in Kerala

Titled Dr Kalam Smriti International Science & Space Museum, the facility is considered to be the first of its kind in south India.


Jul 12, 2017, 14:46 PM IST

Eighteen new holy water sites identified in Rameswaram

The water sites named after Parasurama, Narayana, Saravana, Sarvaroga Nivarana, Meera, Krishna, Simha, Brahma among others had been encroached by various persons, and they would be removed.

Nov 15, 2016, 14:44 PM IST

A P J Abdul Kalam's brother turns 100

Former President A P J Abdul Kalam's elder brother, APJ Mohammed Muthumeeran Maraickaiyar turned 100 today, with people from various walks of life greeting him on the occasion.

Nov 05, 2016, 16:11 PM IST

Kalam's death has left irreplaceable void: PM Narendra Modi

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Wednesday paid tribute to former president APJ Abdul Kalam on his first death anniversary, saying that his death has created an "irreplaceable" void.

Jul 27, 2016, 13:38 PM IST

Have to take a break for Kalam biopic: Nila Madhab Panda

 Filmmaker Nila Madhab Panda, who is planning to make a biopic on A P J Abdul Kalam, says he needs good amount of time to direct the movie on the former Indian President.

Sep 07, 2015, 13:02 PM IST

'ISRO flooded with requests to name buildings after Kalam'

 ISRO has been flooded with requests from the public to name important buildings after former president and scientist A P J Abdul Kalam, who passed away last month, a senior official of the space agency said here today.

Aug 20, 2015, 21:23 PM IST

All-faith prayer meeting held for Prez Kalam in Delhi

An all-faith prayer meeting was organised in the national capital to pay tribute to former President A P J Abdul Kalam.

Aug 02, 2015, 16:14 PM IST

How Kalam saved HIV affected siblings

While nation mourns the death of the "peoples' president", an orphaned girl from a far flung village of Odisha remembers the gesture of A P J Abdul Kalam towards her HIV positive siblings ten years ago.

Jul 29, 2015, 13:56 PM IST

In memory of Dr Kalam: Former president's Twitter account to remain alive in new form

Although former President A P J Abdul Kalam is no more, but his Twitter account will continue to be active in a new form.

Jul 28, 2015, 13:32 PM IST

Kalam hopes for better foodgrains output despite poor rains

Former President A P J Abdul Kalam Thursday hoped that the country's overall foodgrains production would be better this year despite rainfall deficit.

Oct 09, 2014, 22:40 PM IST

Kalam pitches for National Energy Commission

Former president A P J Abdul Kalam Friday stressed the need for setting up a
National Energy Commission to ensure coordinated thrust and fast decision making for implementing overall energy policy.

Aug 22, 2014, 18:31 PM IST

PM to release stamp on Kashmiri poet Ghulam Ahmad Mehjoor

Prime Minister Manmohan Singh will release a postage stamp on renowned Kashmiri poet Ghulam Ahmad Mehjoor on Tuesday.

Jun 24, 2013, 19:54 PM IST

Medicos should be generous, tolerant towards patient: Kalam

Generosity, ethics, tolerance and pure concentration on patient are among the virtues medical professionals should possess, former President A P J Abdul Kalam said here on Monday.

Feb 04, 2013, 17:42 PM IST

Kalam for evolving energy utilisation norms for industries

Former President A P J Abdul Kalam on Sunday stressed the need for evolving energy utilisation norms for different industries like Cement, Steel, Urea and Textile on per capita basis.

Nov 25, 2012, 20:07 PM IST

`Vajpayee`s unease at Kalam`s visit to Guj natural`

Bihar BJP President CP Thakur said it was `natural` for a government to feel uneasy with the visit of the constitutional head to a state ravaged with strife.

Jul 01, 2012, 17:58 PM IST

Would like to see Pranab challenged: Swamy

Subramanian Swamy praised Mamata for naming A P J Abdul Kalam as a presidential candidate and said he would like to see Pranab being challenged.

Jun 16, 2012, 16:29 PM IST

Kalam to `wait and watch`

A P J Abdul Kalam,has decided to adopt a wait and watch approach on the issue which has generated a lot of political heat.

Jun 14, 2012, 20:52 PM IST

Swamy for Kalam as President

Subramanian Swamy, national president of Janata Party said A P J Abdul Kalam is the most suitable candidate for the post of President.

Jun 07, 2012, 18:08 PM IST