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Chinese ''manja'' deaths: Delhi govt seeks action against Environment Secretary

A three-year-old girl and a four-year-old boy lost their lives after the stray metal-coated kite strings got entangled in their necks on Independence Day.

To protect birds and avoid fatal accidents, Delhi government bans Chinese manjha

To protect birds and avoid fatal accidents, Delhi government bans Chinese manjha

To protect birds and avoid fatal accidents, the Delhi government on Tuesday banned nylon, plastic and Chinese 'manjha' and any other sharp kite-flying thread.

Aamir Khan celebrates Makar Sankranti – See how!

Aamir Khan celebrates Makar Sankranti – See how!

Here’s how Aamir Khan wished his fans a very Happy Makar Sankranti.

Gujarat communal clash: Police register five FIRs

A day after two persons were killed and at least ten others were injured in clashes between two communities in and around Hansot town of Bharuch district, police on Thursday registered five separate FIRs for murder and rioting but no arrests have been made .

Daddy Akshay Kumar flies kite with daughter on Makar Sankranti

Daddy Akshay Kumar flies kite with daughter on Makar Sankranti

Everybody is in the festive mood on Makar Sankranti, including our celebs from the Tinsel Town.

Altercation over kite flying leads to group clash, 3 injured

Three persons were injured and a bike was set on fire after two groups clashed following a minor altercation between two youths over kite flying in North East Delhi`s Nand Nagri area here on Friday afternoon, police said.

Narendra Modi praises Salman Khan, says he is good at flying kites

Bollywood superstar Salman Khan and Gujarat Chief Minister Narendra Modi celebrated the kite festival together.

Sankranti celebrated in Gujarat, one dead in kite-flying mishap

A youth died after his throat slit from the string of a kite being flown on the occasion of Makar Sankranti on Monday.

Sonam Kapoor wants fans to use glass-free manja for kite flying

Sonam Kapoor wants her fans to use regular thread while flying kites on Makar Sankranti instead of glass coated manja.

Kite flyers from world over to take part in Dubai

Some of the best kite flyers from around the world, including from Kerala and Bangalore, will head for Dubai later this week to take part in the International Kite Festival.

Gujarat kite flying festival begins

With the inauguration of the annual Gujarat kite festival on Sunday, kite lovers from over 40 countries and 10 Indian states would participate in the colourful event being held at Patangnagar.

Lahore: 11 kids held for flying kites

Eleven children were detained for flying kites in Pakistan`s Lahore city. They were later released.

Holy dip, prayers, kites mark Makar Sankranti

Tens of thousands of faithful took holy dip in rivers and ponds and offered prayers in temples on the auspicious occasion of Makar Sankranti.

Makar Sankranti in Orissa with holy dips

Devotees took holy dips in ponds and rivers and visited temples as they celebrated the Makar Sankranti harvest festival in Orissa on Sunday.

Kite flying always excited me: Dilip Kumar

While the nation celebrated Makar Sankranti and Pongal Sunday, veteran actor Dilip Kumar recalled the time when he used to spend festive day flying kites.

250 kite flying accidents mark Makar Sakranti in Rajasthan

Over 250 people, including several
children, were injured in separate kite-flying related
incidents in the city on the occasion of Makar Sakranti,
according to hospital officials.

Toronto bans kite flying

Toronto is home to the largest concentration of S Asians in North America.

Pak police arrest 1,000 for flying kites

Police in Pakistan`s Punjab province have launched a massive crackdown on people selling and flying kites and made over 1,000 arrests.

Restrictions on kite flying in Pak during `Basant` celebration

Residents of Pakistan`s cultural capital will not celebrate `Basant` in the traditional way this spring, as authorities have decided to clamp down on kite-flying, which has always been an intrinsic part of the festival.