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On Sankranti, millions of devotees are expected to throng the ghats of Ganga to take a holy dip as it is considered to be auspicious.
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Despite a rise in prices of kites and glass-laced manjhas this season, the enthusiasm among locals in the Pink city remains high as they gear up to celebrate Makar Sakranti tomorrow.
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Indian film industry`s song and dance culture has found a fan in ‘Step Up Revolution’ director.
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Actor Raghubir Yadav plays a kite runner in his forthcoming film ‘Yeh Khula Aasmaan’ and says as a child he used to enjoy flying kites.
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Brett Ratner has shown interest to work with Hrithik Roshan again.
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The celebration of Basant was also opposed by Islamic
hardliners, who claim the festival is linked to Hinduism.
Last Updated: Monday, January 30, 2012, 13:38
Amitabh Bachchan, who is shooting in Gujarat for an ad campaign on tourism, said that flying kites for the shoot was full of fun and nostalgia.
Last Updated: Monday, January 16, 2012, 08:50
India celebrated the harvest festival of Makar Sankranti in different forms to mark the end of the winter solstice.
Last Updated: Friday, January 13, 2012, 12:47
Makarsankranti is celebrated as kite flying day in many parts of the country.
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The first set of wings even predates Jesus.
Last Updated: Thursday, January 13, 2011, 19:31
Actress Sonam Kapoor has donated special kites with regulation strings to school children and urged them never to use glass powder-coated manja (string) to fly kites.
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