Avul Pakir Jainulabdeen Abdul Kalam was an Indian politician and aerospace scientist who Archived from the original (PDF) on 14 March . The luminous sparks: a biography in verse and colours. .. Indian English from June · All Wikipedia articles written in Indian English · Articles with hAudio microformats. A.P.J. Abdul Kalam, the 11th President of India, is also popularly known as the Missile Man. Check out this biography to know about his. Dr. A.P.J. Abdul Kalam (15 Oct, - 27 July, ): India's 11th President, Dr. A.P.J. Abdul Kalam has been often referred to as the 'Missile Man of India' and.

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Avul Pakir Jainulabdeen Abdul Kalam was born to Jainulabdeen Marakayar and .. 'The Luminous Sparks: A biography in verse and colours' by APJ Abdul. Avul Pakir Jainulabdeen Abdul Kalam, born on 15th October, in a President Dr. A.P.J. Abdul Kalam & Prime Minister Sh. Atal Bihari. was a big name, 'Dr Avul Pakir Jainulabdeen Abdul Kalam Azad'. That time this Then one day I read about the story of a ten year old boy.

Their teacher had given them a tight deadline for completing the project, it was very difficult.

Kalam worked hard under immense pressure and finally completed his project within the stipulated deadline. The teacher was impressed by the dedication of Kalam. As a result Kalam want to become a fighter pilot but he got 9th position in the qualifiers list and only eight positions were available in the IAF.

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He had started his career by designing a small hovercraft at DRDO. It is India's first indigenously designed and produced satellite launch vehicle. Kalam received the government's approval in and expanded the programme to include more engineers. Source: www. Raja Ramanna invited Abdul Kalam to witness the country's first nuclear test Smiling Buddha as the representative of TBRL, even though he had not participated in its development.

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Do you know about the Project Devil? It was an early liquid-fuelled missile project aimed at producing a short-range surface-to-air missile. This project was not successful and discontinued in s and later it led to the development of the Prithvi missile.

On the other hand Project Valiant aimed at the development of intercontinental ballistic missile. This was also not successful. The programme led to the development of four projects namely Short range surface-to-surface missile Prithvi , Short range low-level surface-to-air missile Trishul , Medium range surface-to-air missile Akash and Third-generation anti-tank missile Nag.

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Under the leadership of Abdul Kalam, the project of IGMDP proved to be successful by producing missiles like first Prithvi missile in and then the Agni missile in Due to this he was known as "Missile Man of India. With the rank of cabinet minister, in , he was appointed as the Principal Scientific Adviser to the Government of India. With the success of these tests he got the status of a national hero and then Prime Minister Atal Bihari Vajpayee declared India a full-fledged nuclear state.

Not this much, A. Abdul Kalam in proposed a countrywide plan called Technology Vision to make India a developed nation by the year and suggested nuclear empowerment, various technological innovations, improvement of agricultural productivity etc.

Abdul Kalam for the post of the President of India. Being a popular national figure, he won the presidential election easily. Further in , a rugged tablet computer for health care in rural areas is designed which was named as "Kalam-Raju Tablet".

A. P. J. Abdul Kalam

He was the first scientist and the first bachelor to occupy the Rashtrapati Bhawan. R Narayanan. Sarvapali Radhakrishnan in Dr. Zakir Hussain in Abdul Kalam was also known as People's President. Kalam, the toughest decision taken by him as the President was signing the bill of office of Profit. What is the difference between Nationality and Citizenship?

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When you speak, speak the truth; perform when you promise; discharge your trust Withhold your hands from striking, and from taking that which is unlawful and bad. Abdul Kalam for the youth of India with a central theme of defeating corruption.

Abdul Kalam: Death Source: www. Abdul Kalam was delivering a lecture at IIM Shillong where he suffered a heart attack and his condition became critical, so, he was shifted to Bethany Hospital where thereafter, he died of cardiac arrest.

His last words, to Srijan Pal Singh, were "Funny guy! Are you doing well? Do you know who built this memorial?

Abdul Kalam. Also, some acrylic paintings about his life are also displayed along with hundreds of portraits which depict the life of Dr. At the entrance of the memorial a statue of Dr. Abdul Kalam was placed showing him playing Veena a musical instrument.

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With this two more statues are there in sitting and standing posture. Kalam received Padma Bhushan from the Government of India. Kalam received Padma Vibhushan from Government of India. Sometimes, it is better to bunk a class and enjoy with friends, because now, when I look back, marks never make me laugh, but memories do. Kalam was noted for his integrity and his simple lifestyle. He never owned a television, and was in the habit of rising at or 7 a.

His few personal possessions included his books, his veena, some articles of clothing, a CD player and a laptop; at his death, he left no will, and his possessions went to his eldest brother, who survived him. Widely referred to as the peoples President, he returned to his civilian life of education, writing and public service after a single term. He had a sudden cardiac arrest and he died on the spot. Whole country was in shock and mourned the death of him. He maynot be present physically but his works will always be remembered.

And all we can do is to contribute our part as a new generation kid in making India a developed country.

This is what he expressed in his bookIndia A vision for the New Millennium. The first of eight meetings between Kalam and Pramukh Swami over a fourteen-year period took place on 30 June in New Delhi, during which Kalam described being immediately drawn to Pramukh Swamis simplicity and spiritual purity. Kalam stated that he was inspired by Pramukh Swami throughout their numerous interactions. One such incident occurred the day following the terrorist attack on BAPS Akshardham, Gandhinagar complex in September ; Pramukh Swami prayed for, and sprinkled holy water upon, the sites of all of the deceased, including the terrorists, demonstrating the view that all human life is sacred.

Kalam recalled being moved by Pramukh Swamis equanimity and compassion, citing this incident as one of his motivations for writingTranscendence: My Spiritual Experiences with Pramukh Swamiji. Summarizing the effect that Pramukh Swami had on him, Kalam stated that [Pramukh Swami] has indeed transformed me.

He is the ultimate stage of the spiritual ascent in my life Pramukh Swamiji has put me in a God-synchronous orbit.Kalam stated that he was inspired by Pramukh Swami throughout their numerous interactions. Retrieved 31 July November He was standing at the podium delivering his speech to hundreds of students when he suffered a cardiac arrest that made him fall to the floor.

He used to study for hours, especially mathematics. Journey and Achievements as a Scientist After completing his graduation in , Dr. This article was most recently revised and updated by Noah Tesch , Associate Editor.

He remarked on Kalam's outstanding "personal contribution to the social, economic, scientific, and technical progress of India and in ensuring its national security," adding that Kalam would be remembered as a "consistent exponent of closer friendly relations between our nations, who has done a lot for cementing mutually beneficial Russian—Indian cooperation.

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