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Kite

An ancient Egyptian unit of weight approximately equivalent to 1.36 grams during the Old and Middle Kingdoms or 9.1 grams during the New Kingdom.
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Ahmed Ali, a professor told reporter that kite flying was once a festivity but people now used to fire guns with loud music while flying kites which was beyond comprehension.
In some parts of Pakistan, police arrested kite-flyers and seized thousands of the rogue contraptions and in India officers organised street plays and school programmes on the dangers of flying kites with dangerous strings.
Bird lovers have been asking people to refrain from flying kites but at the same time have been preparing to treat injured birds.
Organisers will also attempt to break a Guinness World Record with the help of over 15,000 participants who will be flying kites simultaneously at 15 or more locations across Dubai.
Flying kites is a symbolic action for children not only in Gaza but in all other communities wracked by violence around the world, said Sarah Queblatin, a convener of the Kites for Peace.
There are children flying kites in the sky nearby, and certainly no missiles outside our window.
CALL IT ' Saifai effect' or political maturity, Dabangg actor Salman Khan on Tuesday displayed his diplomatic side in Ahmedabad when he joined Narendra Modi in flying kites on the occasion of Makar Sankranti.
11 ( ANI ): Activists in Rajkot, Gujarat, recently demonstrated against the use of abrasive glass-coated strings for flying kites that kill and injure birds.
A compelling narrative, the documentary directed by Nitin Sawhney portrays the youth's love for peace through their passion for flying kites in a certain area of Gaza.
But his eldest son, Tom, 27, recalls how away from the limelight he enjoyed the simple pleasures of feeding ducks, flying kites and walking dogs on Wimbledon Common.
CHILDREN have been banned from climbing trees and flying kites in parks under a batch of more than 40 "health and safety" rules introduced by busybodies at Enfield Council in North London.
A few youngsters flying kites and a few adults just walking round for some fresh air.