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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......

Benedict Cumberbatch marries Sophie Hunter

The Imitation Game star Benedict Cumberbatch and his pregnant fiancee Sophie Hunter secretly tied the knot on Valentines Day in presence of family and close friends. The 38-year-old......

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......

'I will do anything to get that England cap back on my head'

'I was devastated to end my international career in the manner in which it happened' 'I can play with Alastair again. Likewise, of course I can play under Peter Moores' Kevin Pietersen.......

World Cup blog: How India's bowling can end Australia's final dream

A selection of musings from around the cricket World Cup India spinner R Ashwin at a nets session at the SCG on Wednesday. Photograph: Vipin Pawar/Solaris Images The Australian team’s depth......

United is my last job in football: Van Gaal

  Manchester United manager Louis van Gaal leaves the pitch after their English Premier League match against Burnley at Old Trafford. Photograph: Phil Noble/Reuters Manchester United manager......

Put England coach Moores in charge of kids: Vaughan

England coach Peter Moores talks to the players before an England nets session at Sydney Cricket Ground on Wednesday. Photograph: Shaun Botterill/Getty Images England coach Peter Moores should be......
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Australian media bashes Indian team's performance

Australian media were critical of lack of fight from Indian batsmen while praising their national team for a strong performance in their emphatic... ...

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Germanwings co-pilot appeared to want to destroy the plane, say French prosecutors

6.00 pm: Nothing indicates a terrorist attack, say prosecutors French authorities said that according to voice recording information obtained,... ...

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Indian eatery owner charged with manslaughter, ...

London: In the first such case, the owner of a string of award-winning Indian restaurants in the UKhas been charged with the manslaughter of a... ...

http://www.firstpost.com/world/uk-indian-eatery-owner-charged-with-manslaughter-after-patron-dies-from-eating-curry-2174517.html
Jeremy Clarkson sacked by BBC from Top Gear

British television presenter Jeremy Clarkson leaves his home in west London March 25, 2015. The BBC on Wednesday dropped British Top Gear motoring... ...

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Homophobic and proud! India joins Saudi Arabia, Russia, ...

India was among the 43 countries that voted in support of a Russian-drafted resolution that proposed removing benefits for same-sex partners of UN... ...

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