Former President A P J Abdul Kalam died after he collapsed during a lecture at the Indian Institute of Management in Shillong.
The 84 year old Kalam was rushed to Bethany hospital in a critical condition where he died.
- In April 2014, right after the publication of his book Governance for Growth in India, Outlook's Satish Padmanabhan spoke to Dr. Kalam on the two-party system, election funding, and the shrill campaign.
- In 2012, Outlook carried a profile of Dr. A P J Abdul Kalam by Sheela Reddy: 'Not President Or PM, I Prefer To Be A Teacher'
- In 2004, Outlook interviewed Dr. Kalam where he spoke about the bird's flight, the power of youth, river-linking, fighting corruption and other ideas for the future.
- In 2002, Outlook published excerpts from a press conference: Recitations On The Republic Day?
- In 2001, Outlook interviewed Dr. Kalam right after he quit as principal scientific advisor to the government.
- In 2000, he was interviewed by Shantanu Guha Ray where he spoke about his vision for India.
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For more, check out Outlook archives on Dr. Kalam.