> He was rushed to a nearby hospital, where he breathed his last. Official sources have confirmed that he has been put on the ventilator in the ICU.
> An army doctor had been called to the Bethany Hospital, Shillong, for the former president.
> His death was confirmed at around 9 pm.
> 83-year-old Kalam had served as the 11th President of India.
> Parliament to be adjourned tomorrow after paying homage. Simultaneously, a seven day state mourning has been announced.
> Dr Kalam's body to be taken to the Shillong Military Hospital. It will be flown in to Guwahati tomorrow and to Delhi from there.
> The decision on where the state funereal will take place will come tomorrow, although Rameshwaram is a likely choice.