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Ex-President Known as Father of Indian Missile Program Dies

Former Indian President A.P.J. Kalam, who was known as the father of the country's military missile program, died Monday after collapsing while delivering a lecture, a top state official said. He was 83. President from 2002-2007, Kalam was a scientist and science administrator for four decades before that, mainly at the state-run Defense Research and Development Organization and the Indian Space Research Organization. He played a key organizational and technical role in...

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