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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 spokesman informed that police during this season have arrested 499 kite flying ban violators and registered total 395 cases in different police stations.
RAWALPINDI -- Commissioner Rawalpindi Division, Nadeem Aslam Chaudhary Wednesday urged the citizens not to allow their children to violate kite flying ban imposed by the provincial government else strict action in accordance with the law would be taken and the ban violators would be sent behind the bars.
RAWALPINDI -- Kite flying and firing in the air continued in different parts of the city in complete disregard to a ban, leaving a woman injured on Friday.
February with 386 kites flying string rolls while 49 accused were sent behind the bars.
RAWALPINDI -- CPO Rawalpindi Israr Ahmad Abbasi has set up special squads for preventing kite flying in Rawalpindi.
On the directions of Deputy Commissioner Talat Mahmood Gondal and CPO Israr Ahmed Abbasi, announcements are being made in the cantt areas and throughout the city, from the mosques that if anyone is seen on their rooftops flying kites on Basant, cases will be registered against the owner of the house.
Although I have always admired the effortless passage of buzzards as they glide, soar and circle, since the arrival of the new generation of kites in this airt, buzzards by comparison seem ponderous
The flying kites are a hugely significant event for the people of Gujarat and we wanted to bring this traditional annual celebration to Bahrain for our community to enjoy and to share it with our Bahraini friends and other expats," said society president Taral Parekh.
a wholly-owned subsidiary of Gilead (Purchaser), to acquire Kite Pharma, Inc.
He and his wife, Karen, often design kites as a team.
Specialized kite-fishing helium balloons and kite thongs (balloon holders) are available to affix to the back of your kites with rigging floss.
And as the sun came out again on Monday the kites were flying high.