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By Alan McEwen Burning effigies and fireworks display celebrate Dussehra IT was a sight visible across the centre of Edinburgh as three giant effigies burned in the night sky on the top of Calton Hill.
ELEVEN-YEAR-OLD Ryan McGuinness from St Ninian's Primary School was among pupils helping create an Asiatic lion sculpture at Edinburgh Zoo for this weekend's parade to mark the Hindu festival of Dusshera.
- The act of burning, scorching, or heating to dryness; the state or being thus heated or dried.
- In medicine, cauterization.