India bids farewell to telegram service

After delivering messages for 160 years, telegram service comes to the end of the line.

    Before emails, twitter and mobile phones, sending a high-speed message meant sending a telegram.

    But after delivering messages for 160 years, the age of the telegram in India has come to the end of the line.

    Al Jazeera's Karishma Vyas reports from New Delhi.

    SOURCE: Al Jazeera


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