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kite flying

1. The practice of telling or suggesting an idea or plan to people in order to gauge their reaction to it. I can always tell when my boss is kite flying, because she suddenly starts mentioning vague details about projects we've never heard of.
2. The practice of drawing checks on an overdrawn account and lodging them into another account in order to create a false credit balance. Primarily heard in UK. He had been using kite flying to keep his business financially afloat for nearly a year before being caught by banking authorities.
See also: flying, kite
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The sport of kite flying involves many risks as besides the incidents of injuries and death from the metallic string, the youngsters also fell down from the roof tops while flying kites resulting in serious injuries and deaths of many, says an official of police.
We hope that the Khmer Kite Flying Festival this year will have representatives from all provinces of Cambodia, as well as more representatives from the countryside and members of the public.
He submitted that the ban on kite flying was unjustified and against the fundamental rights provided by the constitution.
Farasat Ali Butt, senior member of the Pakistan Kite Flying Association, said that the kite flying associations in New Delhi and Mumbai had contacted him and asked him to celebrate Basant in their country.
"Of course, the weather dictates my kite flying," Bloom says.
'Kite flying is banned in Rawalpindi whereas residents of the federal capital face no such restrictions and are allowed to fly kites,' he asserted while addressing a presser at his office on Saturday.
FAISALABAD: With the help of the video clips uploaded on social media, the Gulberg police arrested four people on charges of kite flying and celebratory firing.
Punjab Chief Minister Sardar Usman Buzdar has issued stern directions to the administration as well as the police from Saudi Arabia to stop kite flying in their respective areas.
As many as 41,448 kites and 2,899 string rolls were recovered from kite flyers and kite makers.Divisional Commissioner Asif Iqbal Chaudhary on Wednesday said the crackdown against kite-flying will continue across the division and monitoring teams of district administration and police were taking stern action against violators of kite flying act.
RAWALPINDI -- Punjab Chief Minister Sardar Usman Buzdar directed officials concerned to take strict action against kite flying.
LAHORE -- Chief Minister (CM) Punjab Sardar Usman Buzdar has expressed annoyance over growing incidents of violation of ban on kite flying in all the districts including Lahore in the province.
The plea was filed by a woman who challenged the section-4 of the Punjab Prohibition of Kite Flying Ordinance 2001, which has four sub-sections titled registration, permission for kite flying and kite flying association".
The plea was filed by a woman who challenged the section-4 of the Punjab Prohibition of Kite Flying Ordinance 2001, which has four sub-sections titled 'registration, permission for kite flying and kite flying association.'
Kite lovers in the city headed for Dubai's Outlet Mall for a day of kite flying as the International Kite Festival took off on a high note.
For much of the year, this has been the pattern seen anyway following a ban imposed two years ago on kite flying by the Supreme Court, following a series of deaths caused by the sharp twine used to fly them.