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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......

Bob Dylan 'to release' Christmas album

Bob Dylan is all set to release an album of Christmas songs, the Telegraph.co.uk reported.According to the website, the album will include songs like Here Comes Santa Claus and the carol O Little......

British actor Bob Hoskins dies

British actor Bob Hoskins has died at the age of 71 after suffering from pneumonia, his agent has confirmed.   Hoskins retired from acting in 2012 at the age of 69 after being......

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......

Cook does not have the tactical brain to lead the side, says Pietersen

Alastair Cook has managed to hold on to England captaincy solely because of ‘politics’, says maverick batsman Kevin Pietersen and insists that the disaster which the skipper is enduring......

'ECB must consider taking captaincy away from Cook'

Michael Vaughan has slammed England captain Alastair Cook's "poor tactics" in the ongoing Lord's Test against India and called for the ECB to consider taking the captaincy away from him. Vaughan,......

Are the Indians really blowing things out of proportion? Tell Us!

Insisting that the much talked-about altercation between Ravindra Jadeja and James Anderson was nothing more than a ‘minor bust-up’ former England captain Michael Vaughan said the......

Boycott reckons groundsmen should prepare pitch suited to England

Disappointed by the “lifeless” pitch which produced a draw in the opening India-England Test, former captain Geoffrey Boycott said decks like the one in Nottingham will turn the home......
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Q. What you think is psychological problem with SK?
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