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palanquin

, palankeen
a covered litter, formerly used in the Orient, carried on the shoulders of four men
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"There are some minuses, also some pluses," Jahangir said, adding that "whatever little (pluses) there are must also be projected," pointing to a photograph of four local men carrying a heavyset pilgrim in a palanquin as an example of communal harmony.
THE Tory leadership race isn't the only campaign sending, to coin a Borisism, our palanquin in the direction of downtown Hades.
The festival was on the theme 'Unity Peace and Development' and begun when the Divisional Chief of Damang, Nana Amoakwa III and Nana Ampasi Bene-Mireku, Abakomhene of Damang, were carried in a palanquin to parade the streets of Damang.
In a room where Lady Gaga changed three times before leaving the carpet, Naomi Campbell brought an assistant to act as a wind machine and one star, Billy Porter, was carried in by six shirtless men on a palanquin, Rita says she opted for an "old glamour look".
On Sunday night he was carried on a golden palanquin in a spectacular six-and-ahalf-hour procession through Bangkok's historic quarter.
The second day of ceremonies saw the king carried on a gilded palanquin for several hours under a searing sun, before capping the coronation on day three with his public address.
On Sunday night he was carried on a golden palanquin in a spectacular 6 1/2-hour procession through Bangkok's historic quarter.--AP R.H.
On Sunday, there will be a 7-kilometer (4.3-mile) royal procession involving 343 men, some of them carrying the king through old Bangkok in an ornately decorated palanquin, allowing Thais to pay homage to their new king.
The U-Theatre orchestra accompanied a palanquin procession that carried a modern artwork, said to symbolize the confluence of Taiwanese tradition and modernity, through the hall on to the stage.
Foulk, an American naval officer, traveled throughout the southern part of the Korean peninsula in a palanquin. He was accompanied by a small number of Koreans who acted as his servants, guards and chair bearers.
New Delhi: A man from the marginalised Dalit community was assaulted in Himachal Pradesh (HP) for touching the palanquin used to carry the statue of a deity belonging to an "upper caste" individual.
At 9.15 pm a procession of Shri Saibaba Palanquin will be taken out, and after the procession returns to the Samadhi temple, Shej arati will be given at 10.30 pm.