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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......

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......

Time for Blatter to go, says former FIFA official

'The stigma that FIFA is a corrupt body has to be erased once and for all. One fears that will not happen until Sepp Blatter goes' Les Murray poses with the Asian Cup Trophy. Photograph: Mark......

'Trevor's appointment a reminder that this Ashes will be a tough contest'

Australian head coach Darren Lehmann reacts while talking with captain Michael Clarke. Photograph: Michael Dodge/Getty Images There was general consensus in Australia on Wednesday that retaining......

Will lady luck shine on Nadal?

From left, Rafael Nadal's sister, mother Ana Maria Parera and girlfriend Xisca Perello sit behind his father Sebastian Nadal as they watch him during his men's singles match against Quentin Halys......
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Competing versions of the Modi-MMS meet spawn conspiracy theories

Ex-Prime Minister Manmohan Singh had a bit of bipolar day on Wednesday. He started it by smacking down his successor, claiming that PM Modi was the... ...

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Diego Maradona

Buenos Aires: Argentine football great Diego Maradona applauded the arrest of top FIFA officials in an anti-corruption sting, and warned that Sepp... ...

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Britain's oldest twins die

Living for 103- years together, Britain's oldest twins finally take their last breath. The twins were born in 1911. Glenys Thomas passed away on... ...

http://www.deccanchronicle.com/150528/world-europe/article/together-103-years-britains-oldest-twins-die
Mark Footitt - Answer to England's third seamer quandary?

In the 2013-14 Ashes series, Mitchell Johnson sprinted and slithered to the crease to torture England with blinding speed. The batsmen ducked,... ...

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Saha

Calcutta: For the first time in Tests, Wriddhiman Saha will be going into a series as India's first-choice wicketkeeper now that Mahendra Singh... ...

http://www.abplive.in/sports/2015/05/28/article601554.ece/Dhoni-will-be-missed-Saha

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