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In what came as a surprise and a shock for all, India's 11th President Dr Avul Pakir Jainulabdeen Abdul Kalam passed away in Shillong on Monday evening after suffering a cardiac arrest. He collapsed while delivering a lecture at the Indian Institute of Management, Shillong and was taken to a hospital but he was declared brought dead. He was born on October 15, 1931 and died at the age of 83 but was more agile than even a teenager. A student of physics, he was a hero in his career in aerospace engineering and attained scientific excellence. However, his heroism did not just prevail in the scientific arena. Even while he was among India's oldest presidents, he successfully became India’s youth icon. He took the oath of office in 2002 as the 11th President of the country and ...

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