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New Delh: Home Minister Rajnath Singh on Friday said the joint statement issued by India and Pakistan in Russia was a “step forward” in normalizing bilateral relations.

He also said that meetings between the Border Security Force of India with its Pakistani counterpart would help stabilise the situation on the India-Pakistan border.

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“The joint statement at Ufa shows signs of positive movement. The engagement at different levels will hopefully open new possibilities,” the minister said in a tweet.

“The joint statement is a step forward towards normalizing bilateral relations. However the future outcome will be keenly watched,” he said.

The minister also welcomed the decision to expedite the trials of Pakistanis involved in the 2008 Mumbai terror attack.

Prime Ministers Narendra Modi of India and Nawaz Sharif of Pakistan met for around an hour on the sidelines of the BRICS summit at Ufa, Russia, on Friday.

(IANS)

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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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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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