Wednesday, 30 November 2011

News about Kalam

News about Kalam

Nov 29: In Nagpur on Tuesday Vikas Amte, son of legendary social worker Baba Amte said his father was the self-appointed chancellor for workers based in Anandwan who worked for poor and downtrodden. He gave a lecture during a seminar on 'Working for peaceful coexisence and a just world'.

Amte told former president APJ Abdul Kalam that we don't need nuclear bombs but toilets in lakhs of villages to save the nation.

Nov 26: Retd engineer fasts for justice-Without any notice to me, an order for land acquisition was issued. But I wasn't ready to give up. On November 21, 2009, some persons came to my house and started demolishing it. My family struggled through all this," says Menon.

Menon wrote to several persons, including the President, seeking their help but only APJ Abdul Kalam replied.

Nov 18: Dr. APJ Abdul Kalam honoured Sanskirit Awards 2011 for the young talents between the age group of 25 and 35years in the fields of Literature, Journalism, Art, Social Achievement and Performing Arts.

Its held in New delhi. The award function is celebrating on Nov 18 for 32nd year.

Tuesday, 29 November 2011

Tea should be declared as the National drink – Kalam

Tea should be declared as the National drink – Kalam

On Tuesday Nov 23, Dr. APJ Abdul Kalam said that the brew can be the official drink. Chief Minister Tarun Gogoi in Assam declared tea as the state Drink. On the basis of the size of its consumers tea can be the national drink like kalam said. The three day kalam inaugurating the World Tea Science Congress at TES, Jorhat, Assam.

Kalam proposed formation of tea cooperatives so as to address the problems of the small tea planters and their workers.He said diversification and development of value-added products such as medicinal tea, organic tea and flavoured tea.

Kalam further advocated for genetically modified varieties of tea to protect the crops from pests, instead of use of chemical pesticides. He also said that a multi-dimensional research will help tea occupy the world market with its exotic products.

Saturday, 26 November 2011

Childhood Life to College Life

Kalam's Childhood Life to College Life

Kalam's father was a humble boat owner. He had seven siblings and a doting mother who made chapattis for kalam while others give rice for Kalam. His days were start at 4 am and end up with 11 pm. Autobiography of apjabdul kalam was very strange.

His father was not educated so he wanted Kalam to study. He get up at 4 am, take bathe, go for his mathematics class, after that he went to town to distribute the newspaper with his cousin samsuddin.

No electricity in Kalam's town so they use kerosene lamps at early morning and night. He was a bright student so the school teachers supported for his studies. This made kalam fearless.

After his school days he wanted to fly in aircrafts so he took Physics at college. In MIT he studied aeronautics and learns the value of time. He did many projects and he's treated each like his last. Such was his passion. He can take on any role with simplicity.

Wednesday, 23 November 2011

Kudankulam plant is safe - APJ Abdul Kalam

Kudankulam plant is safe

The Kundankulam project work has been stoped last month because of strike. The villagers fear for their safety in case of a nuclear accident.

The nuclear plant, built by the NPCIL ( Nuclear Power Corp of India Ltd) with Russian has generating two reactor units. The first unit is expected to go in December.

      -->  The project is estimated to cost around Rs.13,160 crore. ($2.6 billion)

Kalam visited the plant and said who have doubt regarding the safety can meet him and get cleared about it. He told that Nuclear energy like hydroelectricity and solar energy is safe and clean. He also told that our nation have less power and i am absolutely confident about its safety.

     >   The work station is 1300Km away from the seismic centre point and so there is no afraid of Tsunami.

     >   If generator fails there is automatic cooling of the plant and also have double wall protection for workers inside and outside. Kalam said the workers are 100 per cent safe.

     >   Kalam said the flush core melt waste will clean up by "Bath Tub" facility . It will take care of  all  radiation problems.

     >    He was also sure that there would be no damage to the surrounding environment.

Tuesday, 22 November 2011

Books written by Kalam

Ο    Wings of fire:

                  Author                    -->    It is written by APJ Abdul kalam with Arun Tiwari.
                  Genre                     -->   Autobiography
                  Subject                   -->   India Journey to self-reliance in technology
                  Publication date       -->   1999
                  Publisher                 -->   Universities Press, Hyderabad
                  Pages                      -->   180
                  Price                       -->   Rs.175 approx.
                 The Book translated and published in 13 languages. ( First Published in English, translated in French, Chinese, Tamil, Hindi, Gujarati, kannada Telugu, Malayalam, Oriya, Marathi apart from Braille. )

Ο   India 2020 -A vision for the New Millennium:

                 Author                     -->    It is written by APJ Abdul kalam with YS Rajan.
                 Subject                    -->   Vision of Developed India.
                 Publication date       -->   2002
                 Publisher                 -->   Penguin Books, New Delhi
                 Pages                      -->   344 pages divided into 12 Chapters.
                 Price                        -->   Rs.220 approx.
                The India 2020 Book is dedicated to a young girl whom Kalam met and asked as "what is your dream" for which the young girl replied "I want to live in a developed India."

Ο  Inspiring Thoughts:

                  Author                   -->    It is written by APJ Abdul kalam.
                 Subject                   -->   Its a collection of best thoughts and Quotes.
                 Publisher                -->    Rajpal And Sons Publishing
                 Pages                     -->   104 approx.
                 Price                      -->   Rs.120 approx.

Ο  Indomitable Spirit:

                  Author                   -->    It is written by APJ Abdul kalam.
                 Publication date      -->   2009
                 Publisher                -->   Rajpal And Sons Publishing
                 Pages                     -->   256 approx.
                 Price                      -->   Rs.330 approx.

Ο  Envisioning an Empowered Nation

                  Author                   -->    It is written by APJ Abdul kalam with A.Sivathanu Pillai.
                  Publisher                -->   Tata McGraw-Hill, New Delhi

Ο  My Journey, Developments in Fluid Mechanics and Space Technology, The Luminous Sparks, The Life Tree, Children Ask Kalam, Guiding Souls are the books written by Dr.APJ Abdul Kalam.

Monday, 21 November 2011

Quotes of Abdul Kalam

Some Great Quotes of Abdul Kalam

    ◊    Life is a difficult game, You can win it only by retaining your birthright to be a person.

    ◊   We must think and act like a nation of a billion people and not like that of a million people. Dream, dream, dream!

     ◊   As a child of God, I am greater than anything that can happen to me.

    ◊   Climbing to the top demands strength, whether it is to the top of Mount Everest or to the top of your career.

    ◊    Do we not realize that self respect cornes with self reliance?

    ◊    I was willing to accept what I couldn’t change.

    ◊   God, our Creator, has stored within our minds and personalities, great potential strength and ability. Prayer helps us tap and develop these powers.

   ◊    If we are not free, no one will respect us.

   ◊    Man needs his difficulties because they are necessary to enjoy success.

   ◊    Look at the sky. We are not alone. The whole universe is friendly to us and conspires   only to give the best to those who dream and work.

   ◊    To succeed in your mission, you must have single-minded devotion to your goal.

   ◊    We should not give up and we should not allow the problem to defeat us.

   ◊    You have to drearn before your dreams can come true.

   ◊    My view is that at a younger age your optimism is more and you have more imagination etc. You have less bias.

   ◊   No religion has mandated killing others as a requirement for its sustenance or promotion.

  ◊  Those who cannot work with their hearts achieve but a hollow, half-hearted success that breeds bitterness all around.

Saturday, 19 November 2011

Kalam’s Personal Life

Kalam’s Personal Life

Abdul kalam Personal life was full of struggles and hard work. His Father was a devout Muslim. His Father owned boats which he rented out to local fishermen and so he have many Christian friends.  And his father is also a good friend of Hindu religious leaders and the school teachers at Rameshwaram.  For his studies abdul kalam started his career as a newspaper vendor.  

Kalam is a scholar of Thirukkural. He quotes at least one kural in most of his speeches.  He has written several poems in Tamil. He had written several inspirational books. His autobiography Wings of Fire book motivate Indian Youth.