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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......

Neel Mukherjee's novel in Booker Prize shortlist

Kolkata-born British author Neel Mukherjee's latest novel The Lives of Others, set in troubled Bengal of the 1960s and centres around a dysfunctional family, has been shortlisted for the......

A free newspaper from ABP soon

Kolkata-based media house ABP, which publishes Ananda Bazaar Patrika and The Telegraph, is in talks with Swedish media firm Metro International to launch its free urban newspaper, Metro, in the......

Malaysia Airlines to change name to boost reputation

Reeling under the pressure of two catastrophic aviation tragedies, Malaysia Airlines is mulling a name change and restructuring of routes in a bid to repair its reputation, a media report has......

Hindujas asks UK to fund Bangalore-Mumbai Economic Corridor

Britain's richest family, the Hinduja brothers, have called on British Prime Minister David Cameron to invest in India's ambitious Bangalore-Mumbai Economic Corridor (BMEC) to be the best link......

'Fiscal cliff' fracas: From smiles to distrust to rancour

It began so optimistically.On November 16, after their first "fiscal cliff" session with President Barack Obama, the four leaders of Congress had stood in the driveway of the White House......

IPL victory puts KKR in the black

When Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR) beat two-time defending champion Chennai Super Kings to win their first ever title in the Indian Premier League (IPL) on Sunday night, the Knights not only shed......

Why you won't see latest Harry Potter in 3-D

The excitement of seeing a Harry Potter film in 3-D died several weeks ago when Warner Bros announced it was not happy with the3-D version. Even then, as was the case with the previous films in the......

Charlie Sheen faces jail time

Get your low down on what's happening in the world of entertainment, right here! Two And A Half Men star Charlie Sheen will plead guilty to assaulting his wife when he appears in court next week......

Cricket Buzz: Flower defends Cook captaincy

Former England coach Andy Flower has launched an impassioned defence of Alastair Cook, describing the under-fire captain as a cricketer who has achieved extraordinary things for his country and......

'Trott did a runner when England needed him most'

Jonathan Trott's assertion that mental and physical fatigue had forced him home from England's Ashes tour of Australia rather than depression felt like a "con" and would only convince his team......

FA racism claims: Former England managers slam Campbell

Two former England managers and one of the country's most famous black players have rubbished allegations by Sol Campbell that he would have been national team captain for more than 10 years if he......

Only Zidane better than Gerrard, says Owen

Steven Gerrard is second only to Zinedine Zidane in terms of his world-class status, says former England and Liverpool striker Michael Owen.Gerrard, the current England and Liverpool captain, has......

Will Pietersen & co apologise for urinating on Oval pitch?

An investigation has been launched into reports that three top England players allegedly urinated on the pitch at The Oval, in London, hours after the fifth and final Ashes Test ended on Sunday.......

  People speak for sunday telegraph

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azam khan
Q. The Head of UK governments equality watchdog said that Muslims are better integrating into the British modern, multi-ethnic, multicultural community than many Christians, warning that people of faith in general were under siege from atheists.Muslim communities in this country are doing their damnedest to try to come to terms with their neighbors to try to integrate, Trevor Phillips, the chairman of the Equality and Human Rights Commission, told the Sunday Telegraph on June 19.They're doing their best to try to develop an idea of Islam that is compatible with living in a modern liberal
Azam Khan:  A.  more

http://qna.rediff.com/questions-and-answers/the-head-of-uk-governments-equality-watchdog-said-that-musli/27847568/answers/

azam khan
Q. Which is the oldest existing newspaper?
Azam Khan:  A. Post- och Inrikes Tidningar (Sweden) 1645 Haarlems Dagblad (Netherlands) 1656 La Gazzetta di Mantova (Italy) 1664 The London Gazette (UK)...... more

http://qna.rediff.com/questions-and-answers/which-is-the-oldest-existing-newspaper/27847568/answers/9361436

Krishna Chavhan
Q. is it true that young kids are groomed to be suicide bombers?
Krishna Chavhan:  A. A number of children in Britain, as young as seven, are being groomed by jihadists as potential terrorists and suicide bombers, a media report said...... more

http://qna.rediff.com/questions-and-answers/is-it-true-that-young-kids-are-groomed-to-be-suicide-bombers/9361416/answers/16379887

jyoti menon
Q. Which is the best Sunday newspaper?
Jyoti Menon:  A. I always prefer 'The Telegraph'. It covers various news, quiz, games/sports/adv./employment/puzzle what not. It acts really as mirror of the world. more

http://qna.rediff.com/questions-and-answers/which-is-the-best-sunday-newspaper/16379884/answers/12360260

nitesh dhwaka
Q. Best Movie Of Julian Alistair Rhind-Tutt ?
Nitesh Dhwaka:  A. Julian Alistair Rhind-Tutt (born July 20, 1968) is an English actor, probably best known for his starring role as Dr. "Mac" McCartney in...... more

http://qna.rediff.com/questions-and-answers/best-movie-of-julian-alistair-rhind-tutt-/12332431/answers/11057702

  Web results for Sunday Telegraph
Twice Held Hostage by Islamic State

Grab taken from an Islamic State video shows British photojournalist, John Cantlie. (AFP) London: British photojournalist John Cantlie, who... ...

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Islamic State Captive Escaped from Syria Only to Return

IBTimes UK The Islamic State seems to have made a spokesperson out of British journalist John Cantlie, albeit with force, and has released a new... ...

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Obama anti-Islamic State coalition takes shape as France joins war

Washington/Baghdad: US President Barack Obama on Thursday hailed Congress for backing his plan to arm moderate Syrian rebels and France for signing... ...

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Remote Control

Perhaps the most arresting fact about the Scottish referendum is this: that there is no newspaper—local, regional or national, English or... ...

http://www.outlookindia.com/article/Remote-Control-/291979
PRESS DIGEST- British Business - Sept 19

5:38am IST Sept 19 (Reuters) - The following are the top stories on the business pages of British newspapers. Reuters has not verified these... ...

http://in.reuters.com/article/2014/09/19/britain-press-business-idINL3N0RJ6C720140919

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