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World Students Day

 

  • The Birth Anniversary of India's 11th President Dr A. P. J. Abdul Kalam is being celebrated under the auspices of the United Nations as World Students' Day.
  • He was born and raised in Rameswaram, Tamil Nadu and studied physics and aerospace engineering.
  • He spent the next 4 decades as a scientist and science administrator, mainly at the DRDO and ISRO and was intimately involved in India's civilian space programme and military missile development efforts.