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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......

Review: Shah Rukh can't lift Happy New Year high enough

While Sonu Sood stays consistent and Deepika inevitably dazzles, it is Shah Rukh himself who appears the most out of place, says Raja Sen. One of the reasons certain tennis players grunt distinctly......

Glenn McGrath finds love again

Glenn McGrath has found love again-- eighteen months after the tragic death of his wife Jane.According to the Daily Telegraph, theformer Australia fast bowlerhas been dating a woman named Sara for......

India's biggest weakness: 'They don't believe they can win away from home'

‘You feel like India are searching for an excuse’ Dhawan's refusal to come out to bat in Brisbane was a reflection of India's timid approach Josh Hazlewood of Australia celebrates with......

Australia's Burns 'pinching himself' over selection for 3rd Test

- 'My Dad didn't believe me, so that's a little bit disappointing. I am a massive Australian cricket fan who just happens to play cricket himself' Joe Burns. Photograph: Chris Hyde/Getty Images......

No way back for Pietersen despite Cook sacking

Kevin Pietersen. Photograph: Darrian Traynor/Getty Images England cricket chiefs have moved quickly to make it clear that Alastair Cook's dismissal as one-day captain has not opened the door for a......

'Lyon's performance most emphatic by an Australian since Warne'

Australian media has heaped praise on off-spinner Nathan Lyon, whose seven-wicket haul helped his team post a thrilling win against India on thefinal day of the first Test in......
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Q. I am quoting the headline of today's The Telegraph "2G and Coal pressure mounts on CBI Chief"........how he can conduct CBI enquiry on Sarada Scam in West Bengal?
Amitava Duttamajumdar:  A.  more

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Q. why telegraph system in post offices in India is closed ??
Pathline Channel:  A. Now its a Great Credibility Starvation. more

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Q. The first message sent over what kind of communication network was 'what hath God wrought' ?
Lalit Mahata:  A. i think its due to the emergence and advantages of e-mail that gradually brought the closure of telegraph system. more

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tragedy king
Q. What you think is psychological problem with SK?
Tragedy King:  A. Telegraph. more

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Michael Clarke upbeat for World Cup participation

By PTI | Posted 5 hours Melbourne: Australian batsman Michael Clarke has said that he is recovering well after undergoing a surgery on his... ...

http://www.mid-day.com/articles/michael-clarke-upbeat-for-world-cup-participation/15865172
Rajnath, Rijiju to visit troubled areas of Assam today; death toll mounts to 70

Guwahati/New Delhi: Dispur and Delhi on Wednesday vowed to go all out against the NDFB (S) and initiate a probe by the NIA into Tuesday's massacre... ...

http://www.abplive.in/india/2014/12/25/article461492.ece/Rajnath-Rijiju-to-visit-troubled-areas-of-Assam-today
Hayden

Not too impres-sed with the Indian cricket team, former Aussie opener Matthew Hayden feels the tourists do not seem to believe that they can win... ...

http://www.bangaloremirror.com/sports/cricket/Indian-cricket-team-Matthew-HaydenShikhar-Dhawan-MS-Dhoni-Virat-Kohli/articleshow/45634066.cms
3 arrested in cop murder case

Saran police on Wednesday claimed to have solved the murder case of Isuapur station house officer (SHO) Sanjay Kumar Tiwary following the arrest of... ...

http://www.telegraphindia.com/1141225/jsp/bihar/story_5181.jsp
Textile policyOn anvil

An artist works at aPatna handloom. Picture by Nagendra Kumar Singh Bihar's textile industry is set for a boost with a team of the World Bank... ...

http://www.telegraphindia.com/1141225/jsp/bihar/story_5177.jsp

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