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Kite Kite Festival

Right from being as tall as 20 feet to as small as three feet, kites are made

First-Ever International Kite Festival To Be Held In Mamallapuram, Chennai

It is a three-day event which will start on August 13 and will end on August 15

01 August 2022

Gujarat: Over 60 Injured By Kite Strings During Uttarayan Festivities

No deaths have been reported in kite-flying accidents so far during the day.


Kite Flying Disrupts Power Supplies In Many Areas Of Delhi

With a large number of people, especially young children indulging in kite flying on the day, nine cases of trippings were reported from TPDDL areas by 4.30 PM, a company spokesperson said.


It is raining in January and I can't fly kites.

It Is Raining In January And I Can't Fly Kites

When the contractions started, the sky was blue and when it ended, I was out and it rained then, the first time that year. The sky was still blue though. Azure maybe.

30 April 2022

Omicron, Govt Restrictions Hinder Kite Sales In Jaipur Ahead Of Makar Sankranti

Though markets are decked up with colourful kites of different shapes and sizes in the Pink City, the sale of kites and strings (manjha), that dot the skyline of Jaipur with multiple hues on the day of the festival, has been...


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Locals thronged markets to purchase their favourite kites in MP's Bhopal. Markets in Bhopal are flooded with varieties of kites ahead of the festival of Makar Sankranti. Nation celebrates beginning season of harvest on Makar...

01 January 1970

People Enjoy Flying Kites On Makar Sankranti

Kites are flown in many parts of India during the Hindu festival that marks the transition of winter to spring.

16 January 2022

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Delhi: Civil Engineer On Two-Wheeler Dies After Glass-Coated Kite String Slits His Throat

When Manav Sharma, 28, was travelling on the Paschim Vihar flyover, a Chinese manjha from a kite got entangled around Sharma's neck, and slit his throat badly. The cut was so deep that his windpipe was slashed and he fell...

17 August 2019

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08 February 2019
The Subcontinental Menu

The Subcontinental Menu

From 'forest forensics' in MP to catch sandalwood and teak smugglers to why Chinese supremacists don’t want monasteries to teach Tibetan to young Tibetans...


15 January 2019
Celebrate Makar Sankranti With These Special Sweets

Celebrate Makar Sankranti With These Special Sweets

Makar Sankranti is celebrated across the country in different ways and the cultural significance of the festival varies from state to state


08 January 2019
Photos: International Kite Festival Begins In Ahmedabad

Photos: International Kite Festival Begins In Ahmedabad

Kite flyers from various countries and across India are participating in the festival that is annually held on the Sabarmati riverfront.


14 August 2018
Independence Day: PM Modi, Rahul-themed kites to dot the sky

Independence Day: PM Modi, Rahul-themed kites to dot the sky

As India gears up to celebrate 72nd Independence Day, PM Modi and Rahul Gandhi themed kites have flooded Delhi’s Lal Kuan market.



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09 January 2018
International Kite Festival, Ahmadabad

International Kite Festival, Ahmadabad

Kite flyers from various countries and across India are participating in the festival that is annually held on the Sabarmati riverfront, in Ahmadabad.


09 April 2017
High In The Sky

High In The Sky

Glimpses from the International Kite Festival in Berck, northern France. The event organized in Berck-sur-Mer takes place every April and lasts for 10 days.


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