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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......

Legendary actor Christopher Lee no more

Veteran British actor Christopher Lee, who rose to fame with his performances in Star Wars and Dracula, has passed away. He was 93. The iconic actor passed away while he was undergoing treatment......

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......

Booing Aboriginal footballer sparks race debate in Australia

‘I don't know what else you need to do in Australia to be a good Australian’ ‘The relentless booing of Adam Goodes breaks this spirit of good sportsmanship. It must stop’......

'England haven't won the third Ashes Test since 1981...it has to change'

England's Alastair Cook walks off with Ben Stokes, Ian Bell, Stuart Broad and James Anderson. Photograph: Andrew Couldridge Livepic/Action Images via Reuters Being humiliated by 405 runs in the......

Froome's rivals not good enough as Tour de France disappoints

Chris Froome (left) celebrates his victory with Team Sky. Photograph: Bryn Lennon/Getty Images This year's Tour de France had been advertised as an exciting battle royale between four great......

'Johnson spoke of reopening England's old scars...he's underselling himself'

Australia's Mitchell Johnson celebrates after dismissing England's Joe Root (not pictured) during the Lord's Test. Photograph: Philip Brown Livepic/Reuters Mitchell Johnson reopened old......
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Volvo Bringing New V40, S60L to United States

Volvo will bring its smaller, compact-sized V40 wagon, its related crossover and long-wheelbase, Chinese-built S60 sedan to America, Autoblog is... ...

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Did the serial blasts convict deserve a hero's farewell?

A court had found Yakub Memon guilty of complicity in the Mumbai blasts and other courts had reaffirmed the verdict. Of that there can be no doubt.... ...

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J Thomas & Co create history at The Telegraph Merchant's and Challenge Cup 2015

Kolkata, Jul 31 (UNI) There was a change of guard at the top of Ballentine's presented The Telegraph Merchant's and Challenge Cup as J Thomas & Co... ...

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'Almost certain' that wreckage …

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