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Nation pays homage to former President Dr A P J Abdul Kalam on his birth anniversary


  • Avul Pakir Jainulabdeen Abdul Kalam served as the 11th president of India from 2002 to 2007. 
  • He spent four decades as a scientist and science administrator, mainly at the Defence Research and Development Organisation (DRDO) and Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) and was intimately involved in India's civilian space programme and military missile development efforts.
  • Dr Kalam is also known as the Missile Man of India.