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In a winter without festivals, kite flying on Makar Sankranti offers hope for a socially-distanced, eco-friendly celebration
Lifestyle

In a winter without festivals, kite flying on Makar Sankranti offers hope for a socially-distanced, eco-friendly celebration

With people engaging in customary duels of kite flying from rooftops of their respective places, COVID-19 restrictions like night curfews, curbs on public gatherings, and the firecracker ban will not rob Makar Sankranti of the fun and frolic it is associated with.

On Makar Sankranti, Independence Day, a sky full of kites becomes a death trap for birds
India

On Makar Sankranti, Independence Day, a sky full of kites becomes a death trap for birds

Every year around festivals like Makar Sankranti, when kites soar in the sky competing with each other, conservation organisations continue to rescue thousands of birds entangled or injured by these kite strings

Chinese manja: Kite flying thread that Delhi banned has nothing to do with China
India

Chinese manja: Kite flying thread that Delhi banned has nothing to do with China

Delhi government ordered ban only after the Delhi High Court's order on 2 August, in the wake of the death of two innocent kids due to the string.

Delhi govt imposes ban on Chinese manja after 'killer' thread claims three lives
India

Delhi govt imposes ban on Chinese manja after 'killer' thread claims three lives

Two children and a youth died on Independence Day as Chinese kite string (manja), coated with powdered glass, slit their throats in separate incidents across the national capital, prompting the Delhi government to finally ban the killer thread.

Gujarat: 2,789 mishaps related to kite-flying reported, one person dead
India

Gujarat: 2,789 mishaps related to kite-flying reported, one person dead

A total of 2,789 cases of mishaps resulting from kite-flying were reported in the state as 'Uttarayan' was celebrated across Gujarat.

Modi inaugurates International Kite Festival in Gujarat
India

Modi inaugurates International Kite Festival in Gujarat

Modi stressed on the importance of tourism and the need for India to keep pace with the developments across the world in strengthening tourism.

Photos: International Kite Festival 2014 brightens up Delhi sky
Photos

Photos: International Kite Festival 2014 brightens up Delhi sky

Photo of Kites of various shapes and sizes fly near India Gate on the occasion during th Kite festival 2014

Why bankers don't like kite flyers
Investing

Why bankers don't like kite flyers

Kite flying is when you use one or more credit card to withdraw cash at an ATM as cash advance and pay dues on another credit card.