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Smart cities: Task force set to transform Allahabad, Ajmer and Vishakhapatnam

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By Newsgram Staff Writer

To give a push to smart cities initiative of Prime Minister Narendra Modi, Urban development ministry has set up a task force to transform three cities in collaboration with the US.

The task force has been set up to develop Allahabad in Uttar Pradesh, Ajmer in Rajasthan and Vishakhapatnam in Andhra Pradesh, Urban Developent Minister M Venkiah Naidu said.
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“The task forces will have representatives from the urban development ministry, external affairs ministry, respective state governments and cities and the US Trade Development Agency (USTDA),” the ministry said in a statement on Wednesday.

The US had offered to assist in the development of the three smart cities during Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s September visit to US.

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Twitter Celebrates Gandhi Jayanti

The micro-blogging site has also celebrated India's Independence Day, Republic Day, Diwali and International Day of Yoga with customised emojis.

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Twitter India on Tuesday celebrated 150th birth anniversary of Mahatma Gandhi with the announcement of a new customised “Gandhi Emoji”.

The “Gandhi Emoji” was officially launched by Prime Minister Narendra Modi on the micro-blogging site, which features a caricature of the Father of the Nation.

“Users in India and across the world can use the “Gandhi Emoji” by using the hashtags #GandhiJayanti, #MKGandhi, #BapuAt150, #MahatmaGandhi, #MyGandhigiri, #MahatmaAt150, #NexusOfGood, among others,” Twitter India in a statement.

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Mahatma Gandhi and Sarojini Naidu at the 1942 AICC session. Wikimedia Commons

The emoji will be live until October 8. It is available on both the actual app and Twitter Lite.

The micro-blogging site has also celebrated India’s Independence Day, Republic Day, Diwali and International Day of Yoga with customised emojis. (IANS)

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