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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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The company's division officers and senior transmission line staff have been conducting awareness programmes on Electrical Safety at Home and Hazards of Flying Kite in the vicinity of EHV lines.
The glass- coated Chinese strings used for flying kites are harmful for birds and animals.
Coming from a country where flying kites is an ancient tradition, practiced by farmers to celebrate good harvest, this young artiste makes kites out banana skins.
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.
On investigation we learned that there are kind souls who love to fly kites and, when I engaged one in conversation, the man spoke of the time when he was an 11-year-old boy and his father taught him the joy of making and flying kites.
I am so happy because we broke two new records in one week, and we raise the slogan: Creativity is not impossible, and we are children like other children around the world, we want to be happy and to learn, and for that we decided to challenge the world by breaking new records in bouncing and flying kites.
I remember so well that iconic image last year of thousands of children on the beach flying kites they had made themselves.
Central Networks have raised concerns over youngsters playing around sub-stations, climbing pylons, flying kites and model aeroplanes.
HIGH AS A KITE: A spectacular Chinese welcome of flying kites was awaiting top-of-the-bill performers when they arrived for Billingham's Folklore festival in August 1985.
Let's go flying kites by Jules Burnett, who lives in Sunniside in Gateshead, is aimed at three to eight-year-olds.
He should know--he has been making and flying kites for nearly 30 years.