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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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A kite flyer, Shehzad, told The Express Tribune that the airspeed at night is conducive for kite flying and weather is not so hot at the time.
On March 25, a resolution was submitted to the Punjab Assembly seeking strict implementation of ban of kite flying to prevent fatal incidents.
Kite flying is one of the most popular traditional sports in China including European countries Canada people nowadays make colorful kites in the shapes of animals, birds, butterflies, fishes according to a report aired on a private news channel.
The spokesperson of Lahore police said 11 cases had been lodged under Kite Flying Ordinance against the suspects in relevant police stations.
But, the historic kite flying festival celebrated with much enthusiasm in past, has now become a festivity mishandled by the enthusiats as its pure spirit and celebration left some deadly incidents bringing ban on the festivity.
The CPO said it had become difficult for police to curb kite flying in the city as metal twines and kites are being smuggled from Islamabad to Rawalpindi.
CM Buzdar also appealed to the parents to stop their children from kite flying and also educate them about the importance of human lives.
"It is rueful that kite flying and aerial firing took place despite the ban," he said.
Keeping this tradition alive today is the Khmer Kite Flying Festival.
The DSF kite fest from January 29 to 31 will be held at the beach in Jumeirah 3 (behind Sunset Mall) featuring some of the world's finest kite flying teams from 25 countries.
LAHORE, June 16 -- A division bench of the Lahore High Court (LHC) comprising Justice Sheikh Azmat Saeed and Justice Muhammad Farrukh Irfan Khan admitted for regular hearing an inter-court appeal challenging a single bench's order of imposing ban on kite flying.
Lahore, Feb.11 (ANI): In the coming spring season, Pakistani kites could be seen dotting Indian skylines, as the Lahore High Court (LHC) has passed an order barring kite flying during 'Basant', one of the six Hindu seasons.