kite flyers

11 kids held for flying kites in Lahore

March 3rd, 2012 - 12:42 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, March 3 (IANS) Eleven children were detained for flying kites in Pakistan's Lahore city. They were later released.Inspector General (IG) Punjab Muhammad Habib-ur-Rehman ordered the release of 11 children ... Read more...

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Fish, serpents, birds take off in Gujarat’s kite festival

January 15th, 2012 - 5:33 pm ICT by IANS
Ahmedabad, Jan 15 (IANS) Huge colourful fish, serpents, birds and superheroes weaved intricate patterns in the sky as around 300 enthusiasts from the country and abroad took part in Gujarat's ... Read more...

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Colourful Sankranti celebrations in Andhra

January 15th, 2012 - 3:42 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, Jan 15 (IANS) Sankranti, the Telugu harvest festival, was Sunday celebrated with gaiety and traditional fervour across Andhra Pradesh with rangoli, kite-flying, decoration of bulls, cock fight, bull ... Read more...

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Pakistan’s kite-flyers to be booked under terrorism act!

November 11th, 2011 - 7:32 pm ICT by IANS
Lahore, Nov 11 (IANS) Kite-flyers here would now be booked under Terrorism Act if they were found deliberately endangering lives of people by using dangerous strings, a police official has ... Read more...

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Flying kites in Karnataka, eyeing tourists like Goa

January 13th, 2011 - 10:59 am ICT by IANS
By Mayabhushan Nagvenkar Panaji, Jan 13 (IANS) Giant and minuscule, dragons and butterflies, mean machines and gentle doves...kites of every conceivable shape and size will slug it out at Karnataka's maiden kite festival ... Read more...

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Tales of love and reunion at a kite fest

January 13th, 2011 - 10:46 am ICT by IANS
By Madhulika Sonkar Ahmedabad, Jan 13 (IANS) Love soars like kites. And sure enough, tales of friendship and sweet reunion fill the air as kite flyers from across the world mingle at the ... Read more...

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Reliance Communications launches voice-based cricket on mobile

November 16th, 2010 - 7:02 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Nov 16 (IANS) Introducing a new way to play cricket, Reliance Communications has launched 'Cwicket' - a multilingual and fully featured voice-based mobile cricket game."Cwicket is the first major voice-based service ... Read more...

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Colourful kites dot Delhi skies on I-Day

August 15th, 2010 - 5:54 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 15 (IANS) Kites of various colours, shapes and sizes dotted Delhi skies Sunday as thousands of people, young and old, flew kites to celebrate the 64th Independence Day. The ... Read more...

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Kerala kite festival lures international kite-flyers

May 3rd, 2010 - 2:32 pm ICT by ANI
Kozhikode (Kerala), May 3 (ANI): Kerala first ever kite festival is luring international kite-flyers to Kozhikode.The three-day event was organised by the District Tourism Promotion Council of Kozhikode and the Kappad ... Read more...

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Now kite festival to promote Kerala tourism

April 12th, 2010 - 7:16 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, April 12 (IANS) Known for its backwaters, coconut palms and lush greenery, Kerala is now set to woo more tourists by hosting a three-day international kite festival starting May 1 at ... Read more...

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200 days to go for CWG 2010

March 21st, 2010 - 8:11 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 21 (IANS) Kites of various colours flew in the sky Sunday as large number of people converged at the India Gate lawns to participate in a kite flying event ... Read more...

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Ladies’ kite club, where passion meets a soaring business (Feature)

January 28th, 2010 - 11:35 am ICT by IANS
By Azera Rahman Mysore, Jan 28 (IANS) You have heard of ladies' clubs, but a ladies' kite club? Kite flying may not be one of the usual hobbies that you hear women take ... Read more...

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Kite with electric lights flies into record books

January 16th, 2010 - 5:43 pm ICT by IANS
By Nabeel A. Khan New Delhi, Jan 16 (IANS) An Ahmedabad-based businessman flew a kite with 572 tiny electric lights attached to its string that lit up the evening sky and - took ... Read more...

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Delhi’s kite lovers have a gala time despite rains on I Day

August 15th, 2009 - 10:26 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Aug 15(ANI): Despite rains spoiling the mood of kite lovers in the morning, colourful kites dotted the skyline of the national capital rest of the day, as residents took to ... Read more...

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Colourful kites soar, as Gujarat readies for global investor meet

January 11th, 2009 - 4:51 pm ICT by IANS
Ahmedabad, Jan 11 (IANS) In the perfect settings of a clear sky and gentle breeze, the annual kite flying festival saw a colourful start here Sunday with the participation of hundreds of ... Read more...

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Uttarayan brings people together in Gujarat

January 8th, 2009 - 10:14 pm ICT by ANI
By Ami Sharma Ahmedabad, Jan.8 (ANI): Uttarayan or Makar Sankranti is one of the biggest Hindu festivals celebrated in Gujarat. A large number of people here mark it as a kite festival, ... Read more...

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Benazir portraits fly in the sky in Varanasi

January 14th, 2008 - 9:43 pm ICT by admin
Varanasi, Jan.14 (ANI): Several ardent fans of former Pakistan premier Benazir Bhutto in Varanasi have paid their heartfelt tributes to the assassinated leader on the occasion of Makar Sankranti and Lohiri festivals ... Read more...

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String making artisans flock to Rajasthan ahead of ‘Makar Sankranti’

January 12th, 2008 - 4:53 pm ICT by admin
Jaipur, Jan 12 (ANI): String makers from Uttar Pradesh are flocking the desert of Rajasthan ahead of a popular festival 'Makar Sankranti' which is marked by kite flying. On January 14, the skies ... Read more...

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