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    Flood In Bangladesh Essay

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    available in the upper ocean waters (Karim and Mimura 2008). The potential loss of life in low-lying areas was seen as the consequence of the 1970 Bhola cyclone that traveled northward through the Bay of Bengal, producing a 12-m-high wall of water that drowned a half million people in Bangladesh (Fitzgerald et al. 2008). The cyclone, which struck Bangladesh on the night of 29-30 April, 1991, was particularly severe, causing widespread damage, killing 138,882 people and causing damage in excess of 1.5 billion dollars (Hossain et al. 2006; NOAA 2012). The tropical cyclone devastated the coastal area southeast of Bangladesh, which is Chittagong, with winds in excess of 130kts and a 20-foot storm surge (NOAA 2012). The landfall time of the globe nearly coincided with the time of high tide, which was the order of five and a half meters high on the coast on that day. The wind speed exceeded 200 kph, lashing the densely populated southeastern coastal areas and the offshore islands of the bay of Bengal. A huge amount of damages to life and property were reported in the islands and in the coastal regions (RSMC 1992). Most deaths were from drowning, with the highest mortality among children and the elderly (Odow 2015). Bangladesh confronts regular cyclonic storms, originating in the Bay of Bengal during the months of April and May. They move northward into Bangladesh, causing widespread damage. Occasionally, these cyclonic storms are associated with cyclonic surges and associated wave…

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    for feeding. (National Wildlife Federation, 2016) Map of all recorded nesting areas of the Olive Ridleys Sea Turtle: Habitat- The Olive Ridleys are solitary and “pelagic” sea turtles which means they prefer to inhabit the open ocean rather than the shallows. (National Geographic, 2016) (National Wildlife Federation, 2016) Olive Ridleys can occupy different areas depending on their age. As they mature they will need different areas for food and for nesting. The first few years of life is spent…

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    Rabindranath Tagore, born on May 7th, 1861- died 7th Aug 1941, is one of the foremost literary figures of India. He majorly wrote in Bengali as he came from a feudal Aristocratic family of Bengal, although, most of his works have been translated into English and various languages worldwide. He is the first Non-European to win the Noble Prize for Literature in 1913. Tagore’s prime emphasis was seen revolving around the secluded domestic lives of women. In his short stories and novels he depicts…

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    maintained the highlighting and mentioning a note wherever it had extra something that received my attention. I am sure, there are many places I highlighted or did write the note, if I try to cite them this could go a long way, I know her write up deserves a separate article. Tanwi should be branded a matchless to any writer from New York City, even she did compete the Brooklyn of NYC! which is absolutely an addition to American literature, I believe. The way she followed the descriptions…

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    Civil Jurisdiction- The Supreme Court had original jurisdiction in all civil cases restricted to the following persons in Bengal, Bihar and Orissa: The British subjects residing in Bengal, Bihar and Orissa, the East India Company or any other person directly or indirectly in the service of the Company, any of the Majesty’s subjects who either resided or held property in the provinces of Bengal, Bihar and Orissa, the Mayor and Alderman of Calcutta, any other inhabitant of Bengal, Bihar or Orissa…

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    1858-1947 Research Paper

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    Without a strategic plan guiding the Hindus and Muslims to their new home, both sides took an individualistic outlook, resulting in an unsafe environment. Neither side cared about the rules and customs by which they previously lived. “In east Pakistan, violence, harassment, and theft plagued many Hindu families. Middle and upper-class Hindus found it difficult to suddenly be treated as inferior members of society when compared with Muslims.” (p.53)The residents of both India and Pakistan…

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    Identity Crisis Essay

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    The ‘silence’ that surrounds the Bengal Partition is qualified by Ashis Nandi as a ‘psychological defence’ (xii).He argues that the educated, urbane people who were dazzled by the scope of two brand new states banished the memories of Partition and decided to conduct the affairs of the new states on the ruins of the past: armed with the fragile defensive shield of anti-memories. It is important to note here how the different classes responded to Partition in different ways. Bengal Partition…

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    Endangered Tiger Essay

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    sure to become extinct. Save China's Tigers is an organization trying a unique way to save this tiger. Chinese Tigers living in zoos lose their ability to hunt and survive in the wild. While tigers are not naturally found in Africa, Save China's Tigers is taking Chinese tigers out of zoos in Asia and bringing them to a South African Tiger reserve, the Tiger Moon Sanctuary, to train them to be rewilded, so that they can learn how to hunt and survive in the wild. The hope is eventually the tigers…

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    Jessica Capponi Human Ecology Mr. McCoy November 10, 2015 Bengal Tiger Tigers are the leaders of the food chain in the wild. The Bengal Tiger resides mainly in India and has smaller populations in Bangladesh, Nepal, Bhutan, China and Myanmar. Living in dry and wet forests, grasslands, etc, the Bengal tiger, also known as the Indian Tiger, is the largest member of the cat family as well as the most powerful and dangerous. Male tigers weigh up to 488 pounds and females weigh up to 308 pounds,…

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    Zen Assignment Hu (the Tiger) Tigers are one of the biggest cats to roam the earth. The most commonly found species of tigers, has been aptly named as the ‘Royal Bengal Tiger’ – as they don an orange fur and are covered in black stripes, making them one of the most majestic animals to grace the wild. Tigers are known to be cautious and diligent while hunting their game, and hunt only once in a few days. The royal animal perfectly symbolizes going out there once in a while, giving their…

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