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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......

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......

'It's better if Rafa loses again, people will stop asking me'

Rafael Nadal of Spain (left) shakes hands with Robin Soderling of Sweden aftert winning his quarter-final match at the French Open. Photograph: Regis Duvignau/Reuters Robin Soderling is sick of......

England's loss is IPL's gain... Find out!

Pietersen will fly to India at the request of his IPL team Sunrisers Hyderabad ‘I am absolutely devastated that it looks like my hopes of an England recall have been brought to a close’......

Find out why Bale is suffering at Real...

'Real have to work with Gareth and pass the ball to him more' 'Most people would have been broken by this but he is determined' 'He could have screamed and shouted or knocked on the manager’s......

EPL Preview: Burnley need miracle to avoid relegation

Danny Ings, left, of Burnley leaves the field with Scott Arfield. Photograph: Christopher Lee/Getty Images Burnley's seemingly doomed attempt to avoid relegation from the Premier League reaches......
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McIlroy crashes out at Wentworth

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US Federal Reserve still seen in lift-off mode as Janet Yellen takes center stage

NEW YORK: The US Federal Reserve is likely to stick with plans to raise interest rates later this year, with progress towards its employment and... ...

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UK Sun crime reporter found guilty of paying Heathrow Airport officer for tips - @BBCBreaking

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A Girl Walks Home Alone At Night

(19 minutes ago) Cert 15 | ★★★★☆ Striking visuals and a wicked sense of style are just enough to carry this enigmatic, at times... ...

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Ukrainian citizen in possession of a satellite phone was on relief mission to Nepal

AHMEDABAD: The central intelligence agencies and the city police on Wednesday night found a satellite phone from a Ukrainian citizen named... ...

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