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About Dr Apj Abdul Kalam

Avul Pakir Jainulabdeen Abdul Kalam (Tamil: அவுல் பகீர் ஜைனுலாப்தீன் அப்துல் கலாம்) usually referred to as A. P. J. Abdul Kalam, was one of India's most distinguished scientists. He was an Aerospace engineer, professor, and chancellor of the Indian Institute of Space Science and Technology (IIST), who served as the 11th President of India from 2002 to 2007. During his term as President, he was popularly known as the People's President. Before his term as India's president, he worked as an aeronautical engineer with DRDO (Defence Research and Development Organisation) and ISRO (Indian Space Research Organisation). He was responsible for the development of India's first satellite launch vehicle,the SLV-3 He is popularly known as the Missile Man of India for his work on development of ballistic missile and space rocket technology. Kalam played a pivotal organisational, technical and political role in India's Pokhran-II nuclear test in 1998, the first since the original nuclear test by India in 1974. He has the unique honour of receiving honorary doctorates from thirty universities and the country's three highest civilian honours - Padma Bhushan (1981), Padma Vibhushan (1990) and Bharat Ratna (1997). Former President Dr. A. P. J. Abdul Kalam, who became popular as ‘People’s President’, passed away on July 27th, 2015 at the age of 83 in Shillong, India.

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Books of Dr Apj Abdul Kalam

Wings of Fire: An Autobiography

Wings of Fire: An Autobiography

Summary of the Book One of the most inspiring and popular autobiographies to read is Late Abdul Kalam’s Wings of Fire. In this book, the former president shares his personal experiences and minutest details of his life. It narrates his life, right fr

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Wings of Fire: An Autobiography

Wings of Fire: An Autobiography

Summary of the Book One of the most inspiring and popular autobiographies to read is Late Abdul Kalam’s Wings of Fire. In this book, the former president shares his personal experiences and minutest details of his life. It narrates his life, right fr

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Turning Points : A Journey Through Challenges

Turning Points : A Journey Through Challenges

It was like any other day on the Anna University campus in Chennai. As I was returning to my room in the evening, the vice-chancellor, Prof. A. Kalanidhi, fell in step with me.Someone had been frantically trying to get in touch with me through the da

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Turning Points : A Journey Through Challenges

Turning Points : A Journey Through Challenges

It was like any other day on the Anna University campus in Chennai. As I was returning to my room in the evening, the vice-chancellor, Prof. A. Kalanidhi, fell in step with me.Someone had been frantically trying to get in touch with me through the da

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The Guiding Light: A Selection of Quotations from My Favourite Books

The Guiding Light: A Selection of Quotations from My Favourite Books

From his schooldays to this day, when he is over eight decades old, Dr Kalam has been a lover of the written word. In The Guiding Light, he chooses the finest examples of writings from the numerous books, religious texts, philosophical tracts and poe

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The Guiding Light: A Selection of Quotations from My Favourite Books

The Guiding Light: A Selection of Quotations from My Favourite Books

From his schooldays to this day, when he is over eight decades old, Dr Kalam has been a lover of the written word. In The Guiding Light, he chooses the finest examples of writings from the numerous books, religious texts, philosophical tracts and poe

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