163-Year-Old Telegram Service To Close Forever : News Photo

163-Year-Old Telegram Service To Close Forever

MUMBAI, INDIA - JULY 14: Employees feed in telegram messages to be sent via telegraph at a telecommunications office at Santacruz on July 14, 2013 in Mumbai, India. The work to lay telegraph lines started in 1850 on an experimental basis between Koklata and Diamond Harbour, it was opened for use by the British East India Company the following year. In 1854, the service was made available to the public. 163-year-old telegram service is being shut down by the Government from 15th of July, across the country. (Photo by Satish Bate/Hindustan Times via Getty Images)
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MUMBAI, INDIA - JULY 14: Employees feed in telegram messages to be sent via telegraph at a telecommunications office at Santacruz on July 14, 2013 in Mumbai, India. The work to lay telegraph lines started in 1850 on an experimental basis between Koklata and Diamond Harbour, it was opened for use by the British East India Company the following year. In 1854, the service was made available to the public. 163-year-old telegram service is being shut down by the Government from 15th of July, across the country. (Photo by Satish Bate/Hindustan Times via Getty Images)
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Employees feed in telegram messages to be sent via telegraph at a... News Photo 173442141Feeding,Finance,Horizontal,India,Maharashtra,Message,Mumbai,Occupation,Office,Telecommunications Equipment,Telegram,Telegraph MachinePhotographer Collection: Hindustan Times 2013 Hindustan TimesMUMBAI, INDIA - JULY 14: Employees feed in telegram messages to be sent via telegraph at a telecommunications office at Santacruz on July 14, 2013 in Mumbai, India. The work to lay telegraph lines started in 1850 on an experimental basis between Koklata and Diamond Harbour, it was opened for use by the British East India Company the following year. In 1854, the service was made available to the public. 163-year-old telegram service is being shut down by the Government from 15th of July, across the country. (Photo by Satish Bate/Hindustan Times via Getty Images)