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  • Bengal Tiger Research Paper

    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, with their tails coming to a length of 43 inches long. Living alone, they scent-mark their territories to keep the unwanted away. Tigers, in general, are nocturnal hunters that rarely hunt for food during the day; they will travel miles upon miles to…

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  • The Bengal Famine

    The 18th century marked the demolition of the Mughal sphere of influence and the rise of the British East India Company. By expanding its trade enterprise into the Indian subcontinent, The Company, hoped to both fund the administrative costs of its day-to-day operations and generate sizeable profits (John 21). After some initial difficulty, the Mughal emperor, Jahangir, allowed the Company to trade in 1612. Two decades after this agreement, the first trading port was established in Bengal. As…

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  • East India Company Case Study

    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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  • Analysis Of The Skeleton By Rabindranath Tagore

    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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  • Maria Zadie Smith Biography

    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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  • Partition Of Bengal Essay

    Partition of Bengal The decision to affect the partition of Bengal was announced in July 1905, by the viceroy of India lord Curzon.it was not until February, 1905, that the government sent their final proposal to the secretary of state. They were sanctioned by Mr.Broorick, with certain modifications on June 9th, 1905 and on October 16th 1905; Bengal was divided into two provinces 1. East Bengal , and Assam with Dhaka as its capital 2. Western Bengal with Calcutta as its capital The new…

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  • Identity Crisis Essay

    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

    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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  • Sree Chaitnya's Theory Of Humanism In Bengal

    deeply. The writers in Bengal, later on, were profusely influenced by this concept of humanism. Bamkim Chandra Chattapadhaya, Sarat Chandra Chattapadhaya, Rabindranath Tagore were among them. Atin Bandyapadhaya very artistically used the method of ‘madness’, a fanatic state of mind to illuminate a halo of humanism in Nilkanthha Pakhir Khonje. Furthermore, Humanism in Bengal was also developed in the form of social reformation…

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  • Flood In Bangladesh Essay

    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…

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