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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......

World's 20 most amazing railway stations

These beautiful railway stations are icons of a nation’s outstanding infrastructure.  Telegraph Travel lists the world’s 20 most impressive railway stations Grand Central......

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......

Tatas shelves plan to shut JLR Midlands plant

India's Tata Group owned Jaguar Land Rover has scrapped plans to close one of its UK plants. According to the Daily Telegraph, the luxury carmaker, which employs 16,000 people, agreed a deal with......

Finally, ABP to launch Fortune today

After three years of waiting, the ABP Group, the publishers of the Telegraph newspaper and weekly BusinessWorld, is finally launching the Fortune India in Mumbai on Friday evening, under a......

Brangelina 'may have tied the knot' on X'mas

Brad Pitt and Angelina Jolie reportedly got married in a Christmas Day ceremony in the Caribbean. According to the Telegraph, the Hollywood power couple wed in an intimate ceremony on the Turks and......

The Ten Most Googled Hollywood Films of 2011

According to The Telegraph report, Twilight Saga's latest installment Breaking Dawn was the most searched film on Google in the UK this year. The film enjoys a huge fan following all around......

Bayliss set to be named England coach?

Australian Trevor Bayliss is set to become England coach ahead of compatriot Jason Gillespie, the Daily Telegraph reported on Monday. Yorkshire coach Gillespie was widely expected to get the job......

Kohli explains fiery send-off

'I had no idea he had the mic on' IMAGE: India's Virat Kohli reacts after taking a catch to dismiss Steven Smith. Photograph: Daniel Kalisz/Getty Images Star Indian batsman Virat Kohli, on Friday,......

'We want to get a bit of momentum in the T20 series against India'

IMAGE: The Australian team celebrates winning the ODI series against India. Photograph: Mark Nolan/Getty Images Stand-in Australia coach Michael Di Venuto has hoped the revamped T20 unit......

'Forever Unbeaten': A musical tribute to Phillip Hughes

IMAGE: A photograph of Australian cricketer Phillip Hughes is displayed next to a condolences book at the Sydney Cricket Ground (SCG) December 3, 2014. Photograph: David Gray/Files/Reuters A......

'International cricket needs fixing'

'T20 isn't the killer. The T20 format is good for the game.' 'The majority of international cricketers still value Test cricket.' IMAGE: Mumbai Indians' Lasith Malinga celebrates Chennai Super......
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'No prime minister has a divine right to rule'

REUTERS/Toby Melville Britain's Prime Minister David Cameron pauses as he speaks at an election rally in Hendon in north London, Britain May 5,... ...

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Google likely to try driverless cars in London

Google could trial its driverless cars in London in the near future. It would be the first time the vehicles would be tested extensively outside... ...

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Woman Journalist Sexually Assaulted In Cologne Germany While She Was Reporting Live On TV

It was a reporting assignment that turned into a nightmare for Belgian reporter Esmeralda Labye. Screengrab The broadcast journalist... ...

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Waterboarding surfaces at debate and divides Republican hopefuls

WASHINGTON: Seven years after the United States banned waterboarding as an interrogation tactic, two Republican presidential candidates said on... ...

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Ladies A Big Butt Could Mean That Youre Smarter

Women with bigger butts are smarter than their skinny-bottomed counterparts. A study conducted in 2007 by researchers from the University of... ...

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