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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......

'If F1 continues on its current path, it is headed for a major crisis'

(from left to right) Real Madrid footballer Cristiano Ronaldo, Fernando Alonso of Spain and McLaren Honda, model Cara Delevingne and Jenson Button of Great Britain and McLaren Honda in the pitlane......

Murray hails Mauresmo after recent resurgence

Andy Murray's coach Amelie Mauresmo during a pratice session at Wimbledon. Photograph: Shaun Botterill/Getty Images A feminine touch has helped Andy Murray get back to his best and the Briton has......

Test cricket losing identity because of commerce-driven T20, says new documentary

A new documentary titled 'Death of a Gentleman' raises fresh doubts about the future of Test cricket and asks if the game is losing its identity in the face of stiff competition from......

I'm that guy everybody wants to pretend never lived: Armstrong

Lance Armstrong will still ride parts of this year's Tour de France route for charity despite feeling as popular as Voldemort, the unspeakable villain of the Harry Potter movies.The American,......
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Sledging warning likely for captains

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Wake up to a dulcet morning tune

Bangalore, July 5: For a little over a fortnight now, mornings have been softer in a small town in southern Karnataka. They no longer gatecrash... ...

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Dark nights spawn chase of brightest

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Brain drain to crack civil services exam

STRIVING FOR GLORY: UPSC aspirantsat a coaching institute Patna, July 5: Brains are made in Bihar but not career. Most of the candidates,... ...

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