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Goodbye Taar after 162 years: Indians crowd post offices to send their last telegrams!

    Telegrams: how they looked! New Delhi: throngs of Indians crowded telegram offices on Sunday to send their last possible messages to friends and family in a last-minute rush before the service shuts down after 162 years. Sunday was the last day when messages were accepted by the service, the world’s last major commercial telegram operation, and the Central Telegraph Office in New Delhi said it was geared up to tackle the expected rush. “We have increased the number of staff in the expectation that the number of people will grow at our counters,” telegraph senior... 
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