Kites Current Affairs, GK & News

Kites  Current Affairs, GK & News

Glass-coated ‘Manjha’ for Kites

Manja (or manjha) is the abrasive (rough) connecting string which is used for fighter kites in India, Pakistan, Afghanistan, Bangladesh, and Nepal. It is gummed, colored and coated with powdered glass. While the tradition of kite-flying has got deep roots in India and kite-flying is an integral part of several festivals like Rakhsha Bandhan, Baishakhi ..

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Imran Hussain awarded PETA ‘Hero to Animals’ award for banning Chinese manjha in Delhi

Imran Hussain, the Delhi Environment minister, has been awarded the ‘Hero to Animals’ award by People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals (PETA) India for banning the Chinese manjha (or glass-coated kite strings) in the national capital in 2017. He received a award for saving the lives of humans and animals by banning all forms ..

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2018 International Kite Festival (Uttarayan) launched in Ahmedabad

The 31st International Kite Festival (Uttarayan) has launched at Sabarmati River Front in Ahmedabad, Gujarat from January 7, 2018. The week-long colorful festival has inaugurated by Gujarat Chief Minister Vijay Rupani in the presence of Governor Shri O.P.Kohli. As per reports, 149 foreign kite fliers from 44 countries are participating in this edition of international ..

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Current Affairs : January 9, 2010

Events & Happenings:2nd Global Marathi Literary Meet:Second Global Marathi meet will be held in Dubai from March 2-6, 2010. Veteran Marathi litterateur Mangesh Padgaonkar has been selected as president of this meet. Sixth International Children’s Film Festival, BangaloreSixth International Children’s Film Festival has started in Bangalore. The main theme is Environment and 13 movies on ..

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