A. P. J. Abdul Kalam: GK, General Studies and Current Affairs

World Students’ Day (WSD)

The World Students’ Day (WSD)  is celebrated every year on October 15 to observe the birthday of India’s former President and great scientist Dr. APJ Abdul Kalam. He was the 11th President of India, who served from 2002 to 2007, and was widely referred to as the people’s President besides being credited for India’s civilian ..

Sheikh Hasina conferred with Dr Kalam Smriti International Excellence Award 2019

Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina of Bangladesh has been conferred the Dr Kalam Smriti International Excellence Award 2019 in Dhaka for her vision of a peaceful and prosperous South Asia, free of tension, conflicts and terrorism. It acknowledged her contribution to fostering cooperation between India and Bangladesh. The award has been instituted in the memory of ..

Kailasavadivoo Sivan awarded with Tamil Nadu government’s Dr. A.P.J. Abdul Kalam Award

On the occasion of the 73rd Independence Day 2019, ISRO Chairman Dr Kailasavadivoo Sivan has been honoured with the Dr A P J Abdul Kalam award by the Tamil Nadu government. However, Dr. Sivan could not receive the award at the Independence Day celebrations at Fort St. George but he is expected to collect the ..

Kerala government decides to set up India’s first Space Park

The Kerala Government has decided to set up a state-of-the-art Space Systems Park at Knowledge City Thiruvananthapuram to attract global start-ups working in space sector and also develop it as a major manufacturing hub for space-related technology, research and development. The state government has claimed that it will be the India’s first space park. The ..

2019 edition of National Technology Day (NTD)

The National Technology Day (NTD) is held every year on May 11 to celebrate India’s achievements in science and technology and to mark the historic feat of test-firing its very first nuclear-capable missile back in 1998 at Pokhran. The day also highlights the importance of science in daily life and encourages youngsters to embrace it ..