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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......

WTF News: It's Weird, True and Funny

This week’s collection of stories that prove we live in a truly mad, mad world. 1) This ain’t no super glue commercial A woman has been left with hair extensions stuck to her head......

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......

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......

'Stokes can recover to be among England's best ever'

IMAGE: England’s Ben Stokes reacts after being hit for four sixes in the final over. Photograph: Gareth Copley/Getty Images. Ben Stokes can recover to become one of England's best ever......

'Not a stroke would have looked out of place in a Test match'

Australian media heap praise on Virat Kohli… IMAGE: India's Virat Kohli bats. Photograph: Matt King/Getty Images The Australian media lavished praise on Virat Kohli for his mind-blowing......

Mourinho makes big revelation, claims Manchester United job 'done deal'

Van Gaal said on Sunday he thought reports of negotiations between United and Mourinho were an invention of the media Jose Mourinho has told friends and associates that he will replace Louis van......

When silence is not golden...peep into athletics latest crisis

Coe's silence not golden amid latest doping crisis IMAGE: IAAF president Lord Sebastian Coe with outgoing president Lamine Diack. Photographs: Alexander Hassenstein/Getty Images for IAAF......

Shane Watson: Failure to justify talent and the infamous Homework Gate

The Australian all-rounder was troubled by consistent injury concerns and failure to match his potential IMAGE: Australia'S Shane Watson looks dejected after being dismissed. Photograph: Ryan......
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UK Stocks-Factors to watch on August 22

Aug 22 (Reuters) - Britain's FTSE 100 index is seen opening down 2points, according to financial bookmakers. * The UK blue chip index closed down... ...

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Our duty to make India the best, says Narendra Modi

In other news, railway budget to be merged with Union budget from next fiscal New Delhi: Mint brings to you your daily dose of political news... ...

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Freedom means nothing to lose

Sundari Devi shows a bronze plaque the government awarded her late husband, Pago Sahi, while her son Nilkanth holds a picture of his parents.... ...

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Helping hand across borders

Jorhat, Aug. 14: Calamities - be it natural or man-made - bring people closer. In a gesture of goodwill, a voluntary group from neighbouring... ...

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Dipa misses medal by a whisker but gifts India a milestone in self-belief

Dipa Karmakar makes a landing during the Olympics vault final in Rio de Janeiro on Sunday. (Reuters) Rio de Janeiro, Aug. 14: Milkha Singh: 0.1... ...

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