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kite

a member of the family Accipitridae, subfamily Aegypiinae (Old World vultures), which steal prey from other raptors. They are slim, with long narrow wings and an elongated tail. There are a number of genera, e.g. Milvus and Haliastur spp.
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According to sources, over 100,000 kites and thousands of kite flying string rolls including chemical have been stocked up in the stores and on the recommendations of old customers, the kite sellers are supplying kites and string rolls to new customers.
Shaukat Rashid Butt, a PTI leader, narrowly escaped a gunshot after a bullet fired by kite flyers damaged the sunroof of his car in Mughalabad.
The police have warned in their messages that kite flying and use of metallic string is crime.
Police have recovered 10,000 kites and kite stirring rolls and rounded up 65 kite sellers.
The spokesman said, no one would be allowed to violate the kite flying ban and action in accordance
However, despite the sterling efforts of this handful of people, the kite population in Wales was estimated to have collapsed to a mere three nesting pairs by 1905.
Kite flying has been a regional event in Gujarat for several years.
Following the merger, Kite will become a wholly-owned subsidiary of Gilead, and each share of Kite's outstanding common stock will be cancelled and converted into the right to receive the same consideration, without interest, received by holders who tendered in the tender offer.
A kite also needs to be strong enough to keep its shape in the wind.
SMALL BALLOONS Nothing is worse than losing a kite while fishing due to the kite line breaking or the kite taking a bump into the water and then breaking the kite line.
Monday was well accepted by both kite fliers and the public.
As well as watching the kites on display, there is plenty of space for families to fly their own kites and if the public wish to purchase a kite, a good selection is available from the kite stall.