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Model dead

Mumbai, June 25 (PTI): Model Viveka Babaji was today found dead inside her apartment in suburban Bandra, with police saying it could be a case of suicide.

Babaji’s body was found hanging from a ceiling fan at her residence. She was 37.

Viveka, a former Miss World contestant, had appeared in Kamasutra, Coca-Cola and Live In Jeans ads. She had also acted in a film called Yeh Kaisi Mohabbat, co-starring Sharad Kapoor and Deepak Tijori. The film bombed at the box office.

Viveka was born and brought up in Mauritius. She was crowned Miss Mauritius in 1993.

Rail facility

New Delhi: The railways have decided to make special arrangements for the physically challenged in all mail and express trains. Doors of coaches are being widened to facilitate the boarding of passengers with wheel-chairs. Besides, a “handicapped quota” of two sleeper-class berths — one lower berth for the physically challenged person and the middle berth for an escort — will be provided.

WiFi in JNU

New Delhi (PTI): Telecom operator MTNL has signed an agreement with JNU to provide 3G and WiFi — high-speed Internet access — on the campus. Students will be able to access the Internet for Rs 199 a month.


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