A. P. J. Abdul Kalam: Current Affairs, GK & News - 2020-2021
October 15: World Students Day
Published: October 15, 2020
Every year Dr APJ Abdul Kalam birth anniversary is celebrated as World Students Day. This year, the day is celebrated under the theme Theme: Learning for people, prosperity and peace. Highlights Mr Kalam is popularly known as the “Missile Man of India”. He was not only an aerospace scientist but also a teacher and thus ..
World Students’ Day (WSD)
Published: October 17, 2019
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 ..
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World Students Day on Sir Kalam’s birthday
Published: October 16, 2019
The world remembers Dr APJ Abdul Kalam, the former President of India as a loved teacher. The United Nations declared his birthday, October 15, 2019, as World Students Day. Significance Bharat Ratna Dr Kalam was known with various nick names like People’s President, as he focused on people centric issues during his presidency, Missile man, ..
Sheikh Hasina conferred with Dr Kalam Smriti International Excellence Award 2019
Published: September 17, 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 ..
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Kailasavadivoo Sivan awarded with Tamil Nadu government’s Dr. A.P.J. Abdul Kalam Award
Published: August 17, 2019
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 ..