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'In those days, rocket parts and payloads were transported by bicycle'

ISRO's expedition to Mars is yet another breathtaking adventure for an organisation created by Dr Vikram Sarabhai and carefully nurtured by scientists like A P J Abdul Kalam and R Aravamudan.......

PHOTOS: Remembering the People's President

“It is very easy to defeat someone, but it is very hard to win someone.”                                ......

ISRO targetting 10 launches a year by 2016

India's premier Space Research Organisation is targetting up to 10 launches a year by 2016 , a top ISRO official said on Monday. "We intend up to 10 launches a year. By March next, 7-8 launches......

Rediff Archives: 'When a problem arises, become the captain of the problem and defeat it!'

  Once, during his Presidency, President A P J Abdul Kalam received a letter from a student shocked with his class 12th mark-sheet. He had secured 10 per cent in Maths and Physics, whereas......

'There has been a big rush in youngsters wanting to get into ISRO'

'The most noteworthy feature of the Indian space programme is that all the unique achievements have been made by engineers from small towns who have had a non elite upbringing and who have grown......

Indian Railways on the brink of collapse: Report

The current system of the Indian Railways is on the brink of collapse. The Indian railways working model is not financially viable either. The railways coffer have gone, almost, bankrupt, that is......

US moves to facilitate high tech trade with India

On the eve of US Commerce Secretary Gary Locke's trip to India next week as the head of a high-tech trade mission of 23 American companies, including Fortune 500 heavyweights and also several small......

Kalam's 10-point vision for a competitive India

Inaugurating the Confederation of Indian Industry's Partnership Summit 2006 in Kolkata on Tuesday, President APJ Abdul Kalam emphasised the need for 'spiritual connectivity' in the 'dynamics of......

Are Indians really dumb?

'The whole process where people get an idea and put together a team, raise the capital, create a product and mainstream it -- that can only be done in the US. It can't be done sitting in India. The......

How many IIMs are there in India?

The Indian Institutes of ManagementHow many IIMs are there in India?Take the Rediff Biz Quiz and find out how much you know about India and its top B-schools.1. The Economist rated which B-school......

'I cannot sacrifice my life for others'

Megha Gupta never planned on becoming an actress.She came to Mumbai from Muscat in 2004 to complete her graduation inMumbai's Wilson College. While in college, she was offered quite a few roles in......
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How Kalam converted a church into a space centre

VSSC began in a small church in Thumba after a Muslim scientist convinced a Christian priest. The room became Kalam's office, had... ...

http://indiatoday.intoday.in/story/apj-abdul-kalam-converted-church-into-space-centre-vssc/1/454740.html
EV Chitnis

Chitnis, former head of space application centre of ISRO (Indian Space Research organisation), was working at Thumba where Kalam had given an... ...

http://www.dnaindia.com/mumbai/report-i-m-proud-that-i-recommended-him-for-isro-ev-chitnis-2109096
How he gave wings to many a common man

KOCHI: K K M Ummer, like any youngster who dreamt of a good job, had walked into Thiruvananthapuram Isro in 1969 with a tall claim that he could... ...

http://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/city/kochi/How-he-gave-wings-to-many-a-common-man/articleshow/48260465.cms
Kalam's simple life in Thiruvananthapuram

Dr APJ Abdul Kalam stayed in this one-room bachelor pad for 20 years: from the time he came to Thumba to work with Vikram Sarabhai and until he... ...

http://indiatoday.intoday.in/story/apj-abdul-kalam-death-simple-life-thiruvananthapuram-thumba/1/454741.html
Kalam wanted to know more about karez

Comment · print · T T T+· T- Students lighting candles to pay tributes to A.P.J. Abdul Kalam in Bidar on Tuesday.—Photo: Gopichand T.... ...

http://www.thehindu.com/news/national/karnataka/kalam-wanted-to-know-more-about-karez/article7475816.ece?ref=tpnews

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