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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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Authorities in the twin cities have banned pigeon and kite flying ahead of the Basant season and Pakistan Day parade.
Senator Taj Haider of Pakistan People's Party, while talking to APP stressed on legislators, educationists and rational segment of civil society to launch a comprehensive campaign against kite flying, terming it "the only way forward to deal with the problem.
Senator Taj Haider of Pakistan People's Party, while talking to reporter stressed on legislators, educationists and rational segment of civil society to launch a comprehensive campaign against kite flying, terming it 'the only way forward to deal with the problem.
According to Superintendent Police, Potohar Division Syed Ali, total 160 FIRs were registered in different police stations during January and February and the accused were sent behind the bars while police arrested 202 violators and seized 62012 kites and 581 kite flying string rolls from their possession.
They made announcements on mega phones and from mosques against the kite flying and firing in the air.
However, he said, the government put a ban on the kite flying event and had been harassing the people related to business of kites and string.
The DIG Operations said that all SPs, DSPs and SHOs had been directed to take action against kite-flying and put in place comprehensive measures to implement the ban on kite flying and arrest those involved in kite-flying or manufacturing.
Two telescopes will be provided to each police station, according to the newspaper, which will be installed on the rooftops of buildings in order to keep an eye on kite flying.
All the DSPs and SHOs have been directed to conduct patrolling in their respective areas for curbing kite flying menace.
Rawalpindi police will be making use of aerial drone cameras to better implement the ban on kite flying and aerial firing.
abu Dhabi Hundreds of kites will dot the skies of Abu Dhabi on Friday as India's Gujarati community celebrates Uttarayan or Makar Sankranti - the kite flying festival.
Here there is wrestling, an Olympic sport; kite flying a seasonal activity in many parts of the world, and pigeon flying, a common scene in the sky but a rare hobby of those who fancy it today.