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A.P.J. Abdul Kalam

Biju Babu Used To Tell Dr Kalam To Make A Missile To Scare China: Naveen Patnaik

Oct 30, 2020 PTI

Naveen Patnaik was addressing his second virtual rally for the November 3 assembly by-election.

India Wishes Her Beloved President Abdul Kalam On His 89th Birth Anniversary

Oct 15, 2020 Outlook Web Bureau

Avul Pakir Jainulabdeen Abdul Kalam, the 11th President of India was born today in 1931. Popularly known as India’s Missile Man, Kalam's birth anniversary is also commemorated as World Students Day.

'The Only Thing That’s Stopping You Is YOU': India Remembers Dr. APJ Abdul Kalam On His 5th Death Anniversary

Dr. A.P.J Abdul Kalam, India's 11th President, died due to a cardiac arrest while delivering a lecture at the Indian Institute of Management (IIM) in Shillong on July 27, 2015.

N-Capable Agni-IV Successfully Test Fired Off Odisha Coast

Dec 23, 2018 Outlook Web Bureau

Earlier in December, Agni-V was successfully test fired from APJ Abdul Kalam Island.

30 November, 2017

PM Modi Urges Media To Give Up Negativity, Focus On Positive Developments

Outlook Web Bureau

He made the remarks while addressing the inaugural session of the 'Hindustan Times Leadership Summit - 2017' in New Delhi.

30 July, 2017

Tamil Nadu Politicians Object To Holy Books Near Kalam Statue In Rameswaram

G.C. Shekhar

One reason given by A.P. Shreedhar, the man who had created the bronze statue that depicted Kalam playing the veena, was that the former president used to quote very often from the Gita. Hence he had placed a bronze tablet with Bhagavad Gita carved on them next to the statue.

19 July, 2016

Mr Culture Minister, Your Grading System Misses The Point Entirely

Navina Jafa

25 yrs after liberalisation, performing artistes still get paid by their govt grading

25 January, 2013

'Make The Black Swan A White Swan'

A.P.J. Abdul Kalam

Full text of the former President's RN Kao Memorial Lecture

09 July, 2012

'Systematically And Viciously Maligned'

L.K. Advani

"I have often felt that in India’s political history no political leader has been as systematically and viciously maligned as Gujarat Chief Minister Narendra Bhai Modi"

15 June, 2012

Beyond The Drama

B. Raman

Political controversies before and during the presidential elections are not new. But now is the time for all well-wishers of the nation to re-introduce an element of sanity and sobriety into the process

15 June, 2012
Prime Minister Manmohan Singh, Finance Minister Pranab Mukherjee and Congress party president Sonia Gandhi pose for the media after Mukherjee’s name was nominated for the post president during an UPA meeting, in New Delhi.

Calcutta Corner

Dola Mitra

Hindsight would perhaps tell Mamata that her public snub to the PM, the FM, the VP and Congress President may actually have left the Congress with no option but to officially announce Mr Pranab Mukherjee's name

13 June, 2012

Caught In A Bind

B. Raman

Mamata and Mulayam, by publicly proposing their presidential candidates, have confronted the Congress with two cruel alternatives both of which could cause it a loss of face

11 November, 2011

Chennai Corner

Pushpa Iyengar

If you a “Madrasi” you are super brainy because you eat curd rice and end up in an IIT. That’s been the stereotype for many years. But it’s a stereotype whose time is gone.

24 September, 2010

The Azadi Kashmiris Want

Madhu Purnima Kishwar

Understanding why only certain leaders are respected in the Valley — and why Rahul Gandhi's open and unconditional support to Omar Abdullah will prove counterproductive — holds the key to Kashmir

24 July, 2007

Five Eventful Years

A.P.J. Abdul Kalam

In which the people's Prez shared his "mission in life which is to bring connectivity between billion hearts and minds of the people of India in our multicultural society and to embed the self confidence that we can do it".

23 July, 2007

Billion Smiles

A.P.J. Abdul Kalam

That is what he called his address to the Parliament at the farewell function by the Speaker, Lok Sabha, but the outgoing Prez sure would leave twice as many eyes moist with his departure.

25 January, 2007

'What Can I Give To My Nation?'

A.P.J. Abdul Kalam

'Developed India by 2020 is a mission of a billion people...It will be a reality if everyone gives through individual, societal and nationwide participation in a national movement facilitated by the government'.

Photo Gallery

A security personnel cuts the sleeve of a candidate's cloth for security purposes during the Rajasthan Eligibility Examination for Teachers (REET), in Ajmer.

PTI Photo

Indian Air Force aircrafts perform during an air show in Srinagar.

AP Photo/Mukhtar Khan

Union Information & Broadcasting Minister Anurag Thakur inspects the Zojila Tunnel in Ladakh.

PTI Photo

Karnataka Pradesh Youth Congress workers take part in a cycle rally to protest against the hike in fuel and LPG prices, in Bengaluru.

PTI Photo

Indian Air Force aircrafts perform during an air show in Srinagar.

AP Photo/Mukhtar Khan

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