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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......

Mayne-Nicholls still undecided about FIFA presidency bid

Prospective FIFA presidential candidate Harold Mayne-Nicholls will decide whether to run against embattled incumbent Sepp Blatter in the New Year, the Chilean said on Thursday. Mayne-Nicholls, the......

Australian media 'share nation's agony on cricket's saddest day'

'A bright talent, 63 not out forever' 'No sportsman's death can have come as such a shock'   A man holds The Daily Telegraph newspaper showing headlines surrounding the death of Phillip......

'Helmets give batsmen a false sense of security'

‘Helmets have made batsmen feel safe in the belief that they cannot be hurt and made batsmen more carefree and careless’ Phillip Hughes of Australia (picture for representational......

When burnt out Haddin thought of quitting

Brad Haddin. Photograph: Ryan Pierse/Getty Images He could be leading Australia against India in the upcoming Test series if Michael Clarke fails to recover in time from injury but Brad......
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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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Q. What you think is psychological problem with SK?
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Idina Menzel reveals sequel of Disney's 'Frozen' 'in the works'

London, Nov 29 (ANI): Idina Menzel has confirmed that follow-up to the Oscar winning blockbuster 'Frozen' will be there. The 43-year-old actress,... ...

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Cricket fans globally pay tribute to late Hughes by 'putting their bats out' on Twitter

02 am London, Nov 29 ( ANI ): Cricket fans around the world paid tribute to the deceased Australian batsman Phillip Hughes by pulling... ...

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Ramkumar Ready for the Big Leagues

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Harini, Kannamma Among Leaders

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The crude oil phenomenon

Researchers at Jaivalaya in OIL headquarters in Duliajan.Telegraph picture Jorhat, Nov. 28: More than a century since commercial oil... ...

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