Asia

  • Indian telegraph employees process telegrams on the last day of the service at the central telegraph office in Mumbai, July 14, 2013.
  • Indians line up to send telegrams on the last day of the service at a telegraph office in New Delhi, July 14, 2013.
  • Telegram senders crowd inside the Central Telegraph Office in Kolkata, India, July 14, 2013.
  • Indians send telegrams on the last day of the service at the central telegraph office in Mumbai, July 14, 2013.
  • Employees of India's state-run telecommunications company protest the shutting down of the telegram service at the central telegraph office in Mumbai, July 14, 2013.

India Shuts Down Telegram Service

Published July 15, 2013

Thousands of people crowded telegraph offices around India to send the country's last telegrams, as the government shut down the 163-year old service on Sunday.


You May Like

Video Snowstorm Sweeps Northeastern US

'This is nothing like we feared it would be,' New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio says; he had warned storm could be one of worst in city history More

Millions of Displaced Nigerians Struggle With Daily Existence

Government acknowledges over a million people displaced in 2014 due to fight against Boko Haram insurgency More

Facebook: Internal Error to Blame for Outages

Temporary outage appeared to spill over and temporarily slow or block traffic to other major Internet sites More