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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......

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......

'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......
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Ghosh, Harikrishnan among top four seeds have winning spree

The article below represents a preview only and is not meant for reuse or republishing. Kolkata, July 4 -- Top four seeds with a rating above 2200... ...

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Back in 2000, the CIA made 8 predictions on what life would be like in 2015

REUTERS/STR New The CIA's 2000 report guided George W. Bush. Back in 2000, just before George W. Bush became president, the CIA published a... ...

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Greeks convert euros to bitcoins in case Greece exits EU

Greeks are converting their euros to bitcoins as a safeguard against a return to devalued drachma in the event of a ''No'' vote in a referendum,... ...

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High-end restaurants can be unhealthier than fast food

Provided by Eater It also shows that those who eat out tend to eat 200 more calories than those who dine at home. There is a general... ...

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Missing UK schoolgirls seen carrying Kalashnikov rifle in ISIS's Raqqa?

Zee Media Bureau New Delhi: A video footage, believed to be of the Bethnal Green schoolgirls, giving glimpse of their life in Syria has surfaced... ...

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