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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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He also directed for strict action against those involved in selling or flying kites, aerial firing and pigeon racing activities.
Secretariat police also arrested Arshad for flying kites while Zeeshan and Siddique were held for having 230 gram hashish and one 30 bore pistol respectively.Bhara Kahu police arrested Jehnzaib, Kamran, Najeeb Ameen and Jabran and recovered one 30 bore pistol, two bottle wine and 11 cans of beer from their possession.
In Gandaf village, Hizar Khan fell down from the roof a house while flying kite. He was seriously injured and succumbed to injuries in hospital.
Israeli occupation forces (IOF) on Monday shelled Hamas sites in Gaza under the pretext of flying kites that lead to burning Israeli plantations.
Participated in by local people and master kite flyers from different parts of the world, the week-long gala has become a top tourist attraction in Gujarat where visitors enjoy themselves by flying kites made in different shapes, sizes and colours.
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.
Told from the viewpoint of an excited, hopeful rainbow kite, the story of "Christopher's Kite" unfolds through delightful narrative poetry enhanced by nostalgically color shaded illustrations evocative of the sense of joy and freedom present in children's outdoor air play, flying kites. Christopher's kite is a sentient toy who dreams of dancing in the air on the string of his boy.
Children as well as adults can be seen perched on rooftops flying kites of various hues and shapes and engaging in kite battles.
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.