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Telegram Ends. Stop

For more than a century, bad news always came by telegram. A slip of pastel paper through the door would confirm our worst fears, from the death of a relative to the loss of a battle far from home. Yet the telegram service was not able to break the news of its own demise on Thursday. Instead, the announcement that India would abandon the service next month appeared on the internet, the telegram’s nemesis.

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