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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......

Review: Yudh shows some clarity in Week 3, but can it last?

Yudh is worse than a show with flaws, rants Raja Sen. Finally, we begin to spy moments of craft and clarity in Yudh, but with three weeks gone and two to go, are there any people out there......

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......

Porter apologises for his 'rather be booed than ignored' comment on Ali

Moeen Ali of England. Photograph: Michael Steele/Getty Images The chief of England's Professional Cricketers' Association Angus Porter has profusely apologized for his comments that England......

IPL good for cricket but BCCI's enormous power scary: Boycott

India coach Duncan Fletcher alongside Ravi Shastri and Mahendra Singh Dhoni during a nets session. Photograph: Gareth Copley/Getty Images Days after cricketing legend Ian Botham called for IPL to......

'It is a cheap shot to blame the IPL for India's poor show in Tests'

Kevin Pietersen. Photograph: BCCI English cricketers can "forget" about the shorter format unless they embrace the Indian Premier League, according to the maverick Kevin Pietersen, who says his......

'Cook is a stubborn man but the tough call has to be made'

England captain Alastair Cook. Photograph: Philip Brown/Reuters Coming down heavily on Alastair Cook, former skipper Michael Vaughan has said that the "stubborn" leader must be sacked......
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London: Troubled actress Lindsay Lohan claims her controversial stint on Oprah Winfrey's reality show left her little choice but to relocate... ...

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Ticket teaser for home-bound Kashmir tourists

Many flood victims from Bihar, who were rescued in Jammu and Kashmir, have not yet reached home because of lack of return train tickets. About 46... ...

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Textbooks awaited five months into session

Many students of government primary and secondary schools in the district have not received textbooks five months after the current academic... ...

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Mukhiya reunites lost boy with mom

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CP's Nitish defence bugs BJP

Patna, Sept. 14: Senior BJP leader C.P. Thakur today defended Nitish Kumar in the medicine scam a day after his party colleague Sushil Kumar Modi... ...

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