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A grateful nation pays tributes to ex-President APJ Abdul Kalam; last rites to be held at Rameswaram tomorrow

The body of former President APJ Abdul Kalam, who died in Shillong on Monday evening, was carried to New Delhi early Tuesday morning by a special aircraft from Guwahati, as senior leaders and a host of officials joined in paying tribute to the country’s ‘missile man’. The last rites of former President APJ Abdul Kalam […]

Tension in Hisar village after Ambedkar statue vandalised

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Tension prevailed in Ramayan village in Hansi sub division of the district after some unidentified miscreants allegedly vandalised the statue of BR Ambedkar, police said. The Dalits in the village demanded immediate arrest of those responsible, they said. On Sunday night, some miscreants had broken the fingers and thumb of the right hand of the […]

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Thousands in Nepal mourn Kalam’s death

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Kathmandu, July 28(IANS) – Thousands of Nepalis, including leaders, expressed grief and sorrow over the death of former Indian president A.P.J. Abdul Kalam on social networking sites like Facebook and Twitter. Thousands in Nepal mourn Kalam’s death Within minutes of the news of Kalam’s death late on Monday evening, many posted photos of the Indian […]

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BJP parliamentary party condoles Kalam’s death

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GTNew Delhi, July 28(IANS) – Former India cricket captain Sourav Ganguly on Tuesday said that A.P.J. Abdul Kalam’s simplicity touched not just him but everyone who met the former president of India, who passed away in Shillong on Monday night. BJP parliamentary party condoles Kalam’s death Kalam, 83, collapsed while delivering a lecture to students […]

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Kalam was a seer of modern India: Goa speaker

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Panaji, July 28(IANS) – The Goa assembly on Tuesday condoled the death of former president A.P.J. Abdul Kalam, with speaker Rajendra Arlekar calling Kalam a seer of modern India. Kalam was a seer of modern India: Goa speaker The assembly was adjourned for the day after condolences by the legislators. Kalam was a visionary. We […]

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APJ Abdul Kalam dead: No state holiday for schools, colleges today, says Maharashtra education minister Vinod Tawde

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Maharashtra education minister Vinod Tawde has said that the union government has confirmed that there will be no state holiday for schools and colleges on Tuesday, following the death of ex-President Dr APJ Abdul Kalam. The government has declared a national mourning period of 7 days, Union Home Secretary LC Goyal had earlier said. This […]

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Indian cricketers pay tribute to APJ Abdul Kalam

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Indian Test skipper Virat Kohli has expressed condolence over the sudden demise of former president APJ Abdul Kalam, saying that he is a role model for many people and will keep inspiring the coming generations. “A role model for so many, a visionary leader and a person with an indomitable spirit, RIP APJ Abdul Kalam […]

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LIVE: Ex-President APJ Abdul Kalam’s mortal remains reach New Delhi

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The body of former President APJ Abdul Kalam, who died in Shillong on Monday evening, was carried to New Delhi early Tuesday morning by a special aircraft from Guwahati, as senior leaders and a host of officials joined in paying tribute to the country’s ‘missile man’. Last respects were paid to the late former President […]

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President cuts short Karnataka visit over Kalam’s death

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Bengaluru, July 28(IANS) – President Pranab Mukherjee will fly back to Delhi on Tuesday morning, cutting short his visit to Karnataka following the sudden death of former president A.P.J. Abdul Kalam in Shillong on Monday night. esident cuts short Karnataka visit over Kalam’s death The president is returning to Delhi on Tuesday morning instead of […]

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Kalam was a leading light: Modi

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New Delhi, July 28(IANS) – Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Monday expressed his deep condolences over the death of former president A.P.J. Abdul Kalam, saying he was a leading light who will be always remembered for his services to the country. M Kalam was a leading light: Modi India mourns the loss of a great […]

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