APJ Abdul Kalam

APJ Abdul Kalam3 posts
28 Jul, 2015

‘One of India’s most accomplished leaders’


President Obama extends his condolences on the event of Kalams death. He pays rich tributes and says that Kalam served as an inspiration to millions of Indians.

A scientist and statesman, Dr Kalam rose from humble beginnings to become one of India’s most accomplished leaders, earning esteem at home and abroad. An advocate for stronger US-India relations, Kalam worked to deepen our space cooperation, forging links with NASA during a 1962 visit to the United States.

‘An inspiration to all’


Tendulkar pays homage to Kalam at Kalams residence where his body is being kept.

The nation mourns the loss of a great person. Former President of India, a renowned scientist, an inspiration to all, a terrific human being…RIP Dr. Abdul Kalam




27 Jul, 2015

Abdul Kalam dies at 83


Kalam dies at a hospital in Meghalaya, where he had gone to deliver a lecture at the Indian Institute of Management in Shillong. Doctors say he suffered from a cardiac arrest. He is addressing students at the Indian Institute of Management in Shillong when he collapses on stage. He is rushed to the Bethany Hospital without a pulse. Doctors are not able to resuscitate him

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