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Kite makers hit hard due to poor business

JAIPUR: For 39-year-old kite maker Muhammad Nisar, the future looks bleak. His , , and Makar Sankranti is likely to pass as yet another day in the calendar. "In November last year, we had sold most of our kites. Traders from across the state had ... Times of India, 5 days ago

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Ban flying lanterns, fire chief writes to CP Padsalgikar

Drawing attention to mishaps caused by flying Chinese lanterns, whose use is seen on Diwali and Makar Sankranti, the city fire department has urged the police to ban them. In a letter to the Mumbai Commissioner of Police Dattatray Padsalgikar ...
 The Hindu1 month ago Firemen want ban on flying lanterns  Asian Age1 month ago

Pongal/Makar Sankranti Photo Gallery

Back to Thai Pongal Guide Bhogi Bhogi symbolizes destruction of negative and old things and ushering in abundance and prosperity. Celebrated on the first day of Pongal, people clean the houses and throw unwanted things into a bonfire. ...
 Indusladies.com1 month ago

City ban on sale of killer 'manja'

CUTTACK: The sale and use of China-made threads and indigenous 'manja' for flying kites in the run-up to the auspicious Makar Sankranti festival in January, will be discouraged this year to prevent accidents. The practice of using crushed glass in ...
 Times of India3 days ago

Tale of Two Dussehras: RSS Chief in New Uniform in Nagpur, Modi at Lucknow Ramlila

New Delhi: The Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh or the RSS gives great importance to six festivals in the Hindu calendar — Makar Sankranti, the Hindu New Year, Shivaji's coronation, Guru Poornima, Raksha Bandhan and Vijayadashmi. For reasons both ...
 News18.com1 month ago
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Shahid Kapoor creates makeshift gym to stay fit for 'Padmavati' role

Shahid Kapoor has to look like a warrior in his upcoming directorial venture 'Padmavati', and the actor has created a makeshift gym in his vanity van to be regular with his workout regime. Recently, the actor's daughter also joined him on the sets ...
 Times of India6 hours ago Shahid Kapoor finds 'Padmavati' challenging, excited to start shoot  Times of India3 weeks ago Shahid Kapoor doesn't want father's hyper traits  Times of India1 month ago Shahid Kapoor: Mira hates that people recognise her now  Times of India1 month ago

Varun Dhawan and Alia Bhatt will shake a leg to 'Tamma Tamma'

After recreating 'Samjhawan' from Pankaj Batra's Punjabi film, 'Virsa', for Shashank Khaitan's directorial debut, 'Humpty Sharma Ki Dulhania', Varun Dhawan and Alia Bhatt are all set to shake a leg on a new version of Bappi Lahiri's 'Tamma Tamma' ...
 Times of India13 hours ago

Nepal workers face tough time

PITHORAGARH: Nepali labourers are facing a tough time as they are unable to deposit their old high-denomination notes for lack of bank accounts. As a result, these workers are left at the mercy of friends, employers and persons known to them for ...
 Times of India3 days ago

Lounge Loves: The best winter foods in Kolkata

The city may not really get cold, but that's no reason not to enjoy nolen gur, nihari, mince pies, and more Winters in Kolkata are something akin to a warm familial embrace—comforting and endearing. The weather is fantastic and spirits high.
 Livemint.com3 days ago

Ujjain: Peace Committee meeting held

07:30 am FOLLOW US: Ujjain: A meeting of Peace Committee was held on Wednesday in view of upcoming festivals Guru Govind Singh Jayanthi, Miladunnabi and Makar Sankranti. The committee's decisions include removal of encroachment, ban on sale of ...
 The Freepress Journal4 days ago
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