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06/14/2013 04:19 pm ET Updated Aug 14, 2013

World's Last Telegram Will Be Sent Next Month

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What's more surprising: Learning that the last telegram in the world will be sent next month... or that people are still sending telegrams somewhere?

They are, though: 5,000 telegrams are still sent every day in India. But that's all coming to an end on July 13, when the country's state-owned telecom company, BSNL, will end its telegraph service for good.

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