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He lost his only job... because the telegram died

Mahendra Tarwala had a one-of-a-kind job. For over half a century, he sent telegrams on behalf of grain merchants in Mumbai and ran his house on the commission he made. On Sunday, July 14 when......

PICS: The final few hours of the telegram

The 163-year-long service drew to a close. Abhishek Mande was there to record its final hours at Mumbai's Central Telegraph Office. Photographs: Nadisha Daniel On Sunday, July 14, CN Deshmukh......

PHOTOS: A day after the Telegram died

India on Sunday wrapped up the 160-year-old telegram service in the face of dwindling revenues. A day later telegram employees are left wondering what to do next. Here’s the sight at one......

Last telegram sent to Rahul, DD director general SM Khan

As the iconic 163-year-old telegram passed into history, the last message was sent to Rahul Gandhi and director general of DD news SM Khan. The telegram counter closed at 11:45 pm on Sunday night......

Stop! Tales of a village telegraphist

Telegrams were, once upon a time, the lifeline of Indian villages. Urgent news reached the tiniest hamlets through Morse machines. How will the closing of the telegraph office affect a small......

Bidding adieu to telegram: Some were there to be part of history

“Love of my life STOP will you marry me STOP”, reads a telegram sent out on Friday from the Central Telegraph Office (CTO) here. With the service set to end on Monday, the CTO here saw......

Curtains down for 160-year old telegram service

Smart phones, emails and SMS seem to have pushed the humble telegram service to a quiet corner with the BSNL deciding to discontinue the 160-year-old telegraph service from July 15. Once the main......

Indians' love for instant messaging shows up

The government doesn’t seem to like it but Indians are loving it. Last June, the government discussed a possible ban on WeChat, a Chinese instant messaging application. Since January 2013......

200 amazing years of rail transport

First electric locomotive. Photograph: Siemens Two hundred years after George Stephenson built the steam-powered Blucher, Open Knowledge pays tribute to 200 years of rail transport. ......

Technology, innovation to drive growth for HUL

Technology and innovation would be the backbone of Hindustan Unilever's future readiness as it navigated an increasingly complex and volatile world, chairman Harish Manwani(below left)said at the......

The MOST WANTED Man for 60 years!

Veteran actor Pran, who breathed his last on July 12, was an unmatched force as the malevolent presence in most 1960-70s hits. Dinesh Raheja, who'd had the opportunity to meet the late actor, looks......

Photo: Karan Johar parties with Kareena, Arjun Kapoor

Here's what your favourite Bollywood celebrities are tweeting: With Yeh Jawaani Hai Deewani proving to be such a blockbuster hit, its producer Karan Johar has reason to party. And he did, with his......

Bollywood's love affair with LETTERS!

Need to get in touch urgently, missing someone or sharing your well-being to the ones you love, letter writing is one of the oldest means of communication. With astonishing advancement in......

Review: Man Of Steel isn't super enough

There's very littler of Superman in Zack Snyder's Man Of Steel, writes Raja Sen.You’ll believe a man can sigh.That’s what the godlike alien in Man Of Steel frequently does as he looks......

Flashback: When Amitabh wed Jaya

Abhishek Bachchan's wedding to Aishwarya Rai is one of the biggest events in Bollywood this year, and the three-day shaadi is being celebrated in true filmi style. But while Abhishek's wedding is......

Who really snubbed Jesse Owens?

Every four years, when the Summer Olympics hit the headlines, some media outlet or the other mentions the great Jesse Owens and his victories at the 1936 Berlin Games. Inevitably, the story of his......

Manchester still dotes on George Best

Maradona good, Pele better; George Best!Slight exaggeration in the popular saying notwithstanding, it's not only Northern Irelandthat emptied its heart and showered unbridled loveon its prodigal......

Greeks see Olympics boost in shock win

Greeks wildly celebrated their shock 2-1 win over Euro 2004 hosts Portugal on Saturday as turning a golden page in their soccer history and a good omen for the Athens Olympic Games in August. "I'm......

Fazal Mahmood still pines for India

If cricket were played as much in those days as now, Fazal would have taken a thousand wickets. Former England bowlerSir Alec Bedser.Of course, had Fazal Mahmood played today, he would have easily......

German sports heroes under attack for evading taxe

German sports idols who moved abroad to escape the country's high tax rates were long immune to criticism because their contribution to Germany's renown around the world was seen as outweighing the......
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Piaa
Q. What is the job profile of a Merchant Navy office?
Piaa:  A.  more

http://qna.rediff.com/questions-and-answers/what-is-the-job-profile-of-a-merchant-navy-office/27568216/answers/

Indian Ocean
Q. Are you still on whatsapp ya "Line" marna shuru kar diya? :P
Indian Ocean:  A. good money..........good living when on foreign shores..........out of home for six months................................aur phir telegram mil...... more

http://qna.rediff.com/questions-and-answers/are-you-still-on-whatsapp-ya-line-marna-shuru-kar-diya-p/27239004/answers/27568268

valiente nahu
Q. Now people using also Telegram... anybody also using it ?;-P
Valiente Nahu:  A. whatsapp, line, viber, telegram etc sab pe marana shuru kiya! more

http://qna.rediff.com/questions-and-answers/now-people-using-also-telegram...-anybody-also-using-it--p/27130042/answers/27239009

Mohammed none Salim
Q. with new scientific invention following items becomes valueless 1.radio 2.analog camera 3.v.c.r 4telegram?
Mohammed None Salim:  A. nopes not yet more

http://qna.rediff.com/questions-and-answers/with-new-scientific-invention-following-items-becomes-valuel/27120190/answers/27130047

tanuja
Q. what is a one-sided communication ?
Tanuja:  A. very true but thats the wonderfulness of science and the people involved more

http://qna.rediff.com/questions-and-answers/what-is-a-one-sided-communication-/27003604/answers/27120204

  Web results for Telegram
I click, therefore I am

A selfie represents a nexus between instant history, technology and the person. A selfie is as different from a photograph as chalk is from cheese.... ...

http://www.asianage.com/columnists/i-click-therefore-i-am-445
Looking for greeting cards

Comment · print · T T T+· T- The Hindu The colourful greeting cards have been replaced by e-cards and text messages. TOPICS... ...

http://www.thehindu.com/opinion/open-page/looking-for-greeting-cards/article6731062.ece?utm_source=RSS_Feed&utm_medium=RSS&utm_campaign=RSS_Syndication
Upwhere he belongs

) Joe Cocker, the gravel-voiced singer best known for his cover of the Beatles song With A Little Help From My Friends, died on Tuesday, aged 70.... ...

http://www.punemirror.in/entertainment/hollywood/Upwhere-he-belongs/articleshow/45620415.cms
IN THE MAHATMA'S FOOTSTEPS

. It was the day the British government made an exception to allow an aam aadmi to land at Apollo Bunder in Bombay. It was a privilege earlier... ...

http://week.manoramaonline.com/cgi-bin/MMOnline.dll/portal/ep/theWeekContent.do?contentId=18124815&programId=1073755753&tabId=13&BV_ID=@@@&categoryId=-223121
Mark Gatiss reveals what went into setting Sherlock Holmes in a technological era

The task of modernizing Sherlock Holmes in today's technological era is not an easy one. Krishna Bahirwani speaks to Mark Gatiss to find out how he... ...

http://www.dnaindia.com/entertainment/report-mark-gatiss-reveals-what-went-into-setting-sherlock-holmes-in-a-technological-era-2046020

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