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n.1.A mode of raising money, or sustaining one's credit, by the use of paper which is merely nominal; - called also kiting.
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RAWALPINDI -- Police will use telescopes to keep a check on kite flying in the city this year and will arrest parents of children who're found violating the ban on kiteflying, as reported by a local newspaper.
Kiteflying continued in various areas of the city, including Peoples Colony, Tench Bhatta, Dhoke Seydan, Kiani Road, Dhoke Chaudharian, Adyala Road, Bakra Mandi,Akal Garh,Krishan Pura,Imambara,Purana Qila, Masrial and several other areas.
RAWALPINDI -- The ban on kiteflying and metallic strings is openly being violated in Rawalpindi city and cantonment areas.
COTABATO CITY -- At least 20,000 people, mostly children, flew kites in several autonomous areas on Tuesday hoping to break the world record for most kites flown that had been set in 2011 by Gaza, one of the world's most violent places that held the kiteflying event in a vain search for lasting peace.