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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......

Obama, Modi to boost bilateral business ties

Image: Prime Minister Narendra Modi presenting a reproduction of telegram sent by USA to the Indian Constituent Assembly in 1946, to the US President Barack Obama, in New Delhi . Photograph: PIB......

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......

Why Facebook made WhatsApp free

WhatsApp is the factory where data gets collected for Facebook. And, the cost of that data collection is insignificant as against the monetisation happening on the Facebook platform In February......

'Modi's US visit to focus on innovation, digital economy'

More than 25,000 people have signed up for the event at the SAP Centre, which has a seating capacity of 18,000. Prime Minister Narendra Modi is likely to interact with technology and business......

When Amjad Khan, Attenborough, Sanjeev Kumar got together...

One of India's top filmmakers Satyajit Raj would have been 95 today, May 2. We celebrate him by re-publishing a special series of articles through the week, starting with this beautiful excerpt......

'In India, when actors get stardom, it's difficult to even talk to them'

'Rekha's eyes tell a very intense story. You look at her and you feel that this woman has the resilience to face the world. You can feel the whole journey of Umrao Jaan through her......

When Amjad Khan, Attenborough, Sanjeev Kumar got together...

Satyajit Ray's wife Bijoya passed away into the ages on June 2, following a prolonged illness. She had provided a lot of support to her legendary husband, and had penned an autobiography of their......

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......

Iran will issue visas for US wrestlers

Bahram Ghasemi, spokesman for the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, issued a telegram message on Sunday noting that visas would be issued for the Americans partly because of the decision by a US federal......

Brazil holds terror suspects, seeks leads about possible Olympic threat

IMAGE:   Brazilian Navy soldiers attend an exercise on Flamengo beach ahead of the 2016 Rio Olympics. Photograph: Ueslei Marcelino/Reuters. Brazil held 10 presumed Islamist militants in......

Brazil arrests 10 for 'amateur' terror plot against Rio Olympics

IMAGE: Brazilian marines take part in a simulated hostage situation during a security exercise ahead of the 2016 Rio Olympics in Rio de Janeiro, on July 21, 2016. Photograph: Ueslei......

IS threat to Rio Olympics: Brazil to deploy 85,000 troops

'All threats related to the Rio 2016 Games are being meticulously investigated, particularly those related to terrorism.' IMAGE: Brazilian soldiers patrol the Olympic park ahead of the Rio......
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Terrorism expert explains three threats of jihadism in the West

Details about the man who attacked the British Parliament on March 22, identified by London police as British national Khalid Masood, are still... ...

http://www.catchnews.com/international-news/london-attack-terrorism-expert-explains-three-threats-of-jihadism-in-the-west-55643.html
Syrian jihadist group says it launches attack near Hama| Reuters

BEIRUT Tahrir al-Sham, an alliance of Syrian jihadist rebel groups, said on Tuesday it was launching a new offensive near the city of Hama in the... ...

http://www.firstpost.com/world/syrian-jihadist-group-says-it-launches-attack-near-hama-reuters-3346276.html
Iran MP slams Guards for social media arrests

Iranian MPs have criticised the arrests of journalists and social media organisers ahead of the presidential election in May, with one directly... ...

http://www.business-standard.com/article/pti-stories/iran-mp-slams-guards-for-social-media-arrests-117031800513_1.html
Daughter of late Iran president gets 6-month prison sentence

A semi-official news agency in Iran is reporting that the daughter of the late President Akbar Hashemi Rasfanjani has been sentenced to six months... ...

http://www.business-standard.com/article/pti-stories/daughter-of-late-iran-president-gets-6-month-prison-sentence-117031800505_1.html
Pro-Islamic State group threatens attack on Taj Mahal

A pro-Islamic State media group, Ahwaal Ummat Media Centre has warned of attacks in India and hinted that the Taj Mahal could be a possible target,... ...

http://www.dnaindia.com/india/report-pro-islamic-state-group-warns-of-attack-on-taj-mahal-2356240

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