mela


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mela

(ˈmiːlə; ˈmɛlə)
n
an Asian cultural or religious fair or festival
[C19: Hindi, from Sanskrit mēlā an assembly, from mil to meet]
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One favourite volume was a small octavo edition of the Directorium Inquisitorum, by the Dominican Eymeric de Gironne; and there were passages in Pomponius Mela, about the old African Satyrs and OEgipans, over which Usher would sit dreaming for hours.
Local holiday was observed in connection with Mela Channan Peer in the revenue limits of Bahawalpur district on directives of Deputy Commissioner Bahawalpur Rana Mohammad Saleem Afzal.
The mela is celebrated for seven consecutive Thursdays starting from February till March 30.
The objective of the mela is to create widespread awareness about the latest agricultural technological developments and receive feedback from the agricultural community, which helps in designing and shaping the Institutes future research strategy.
His knowledge of the intricacies and trends occurring in the consumer space will be a valuable resource to the Mela team.
Gariaband (Chhattisgarh) [India] February 9 ( ANI ): Another world record was created on the second day of Rajim Kumbh Mela after over 2,100 saints and locals played conch shells 'shankh' together in Chhattisgarh's Gariaband.
At least 20 countries and all the Indian states will be participating in the Mela.
It is worth mentioning that Imran Khan's unscheduled visit to Mela Town astonished the police and district administration.
She said that in continuum of our tradition of celebrating our festivals to promote and strengthen these values, not only in Lok Virsa, but also in our communities, we have planned this special Mela.
Dubai: He lost an arm and a leg at the age of 13 to a freak incident while playing with his friends in rain, but what remained of his limbs was enough for Jaseik Mela conquer the North Pole at the age of 15.
feast Food is always a firm Mela favourite - tuck into aromatic dishes from samosas and tikka kebabs to lamb curries and more, many made to family recipes.
Danny Singh, director of ZEE Sandwell & Birmingham Mela, said: "The Mela is a great opportunity for all communities to come together and celebrate South Asian culture in the heart of UK.