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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......

British actor Bob Hoskins dies

British actor Bob Hoskins has died at the age of 71 after suffering from pneumonia, his agent has confirmed.   Hoskins retired from acting in 2012 at the age of 69 after being......

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......

England batsman Hales: 'Glad the door shut on me in the IPL'

Having received his maiden call-up in the England ODI squad, hard-hitting batsman Alex Hales feels that the IPL snub he received in the last edition of the tournament helped him turn into a better......

Is IPL to be blamed for India's poor showing in England?

India captain Mahendra Singh Dhoni might have refused to blame the Indian Premier League for his team's shambolic show in the five-Test series against England, but former English skipper Michael......

What England must work on to clinch the Test series vs India

Like all other Englishmen, Geoffrey Boycott is also delighted with England's terrific turnaround in the ongoing series against India. - Resilient Cook whips up winning recipe! Boycott lauded......

'India focussed on Anderson, took their eye off the cricket'

A pathetic India paid the price for focusing more on James Anderson incident than on their game, former captain Michael Vaughan said while British media termed India's capitulation in the fourth......
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