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  • Makar Sankranti Special: Kite flying in India

    Makar Sankranti Special: Kite flying in India

    The festival of Makar Sankranti is synonymous with kite flying and marks the beginning of Uttarayan—the movement of the sun towards Capricorn, signalling the start of longer days. In states like Gujarat, colourful kites take over the sky. Even though there is no historical evidence or written account of the kite’s association with the festival, it is an age-old tradition. Here we trace the history of the kite in the Indian subcontinent and shed light on how a Chinese invention became pivotal to various festivals across the nation.

    December 30, 2019
  • World Friendship Day 2018 | 5 books you should read with your friends

    World Friendship Day 2018 | 5 books you should read with your friends

    Show your friends that their worth is more than a tweet or a tag

    August 4, 2018