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Information about Bangladesh

Published on October 12, 2007

Author: Arundel0


Slide1:  CAMP 2007, ATAMI Shamim Akhter PhD Student AIDA Lab Department of Information Processing Tokyo Institute of Technology, Japan Bangladesh and Bangladeshi Slide2:  People's Republic of Bangladesh Bangladesh in a site:  Bangladesh in a site Royal Bangle Tiger:  Royal Bangle Tiger Male Bengal Tigers measure around 6 to 9 feet in lengt and 9 to 12 feet with their tail. Weight is around 400 to 660 pounds Majority of cubs are born between February and May after a pregnancy of three and a half months. Females will have a litter every 2-3 years. They usually don't live longer than 26 years. Oriental Magpie Robin:  Oriental Magpie Robin 19cm long, including the long cocked tail. The Oriental Magpie Robin, called the Dhayal in Bangladesh. This is a native species in Singapore, where it is known by the Malay names Kampung/Cerang. Hilsa Fish:  Hilsa Fish Hilsa (Bangla: Ilish) is the national fish of Bangladesh. Hilsa is mainly available in the major Bangladesh rivers of the Padma (lower Ganges), Meghna, and Jamuna (lower Brahmaputra). Those from the Padma are considered to be the best in taste. Hilsa is not just a fish to the Bengalis. It is a part of their culture. In many Bengali Hindu families two Hilsa fishes (Joda Ilish) are bought on special auspicious days, like some pujas. Hilsa is an important source of foreign exchange for Bangladesh. White Water Lily:  White Water Lily The Water Lily  (shapla) is  the national flower of Bangladesh. It is found almost in every water body in the country. Jackfruit :  Jackfruit The Jackfruit [Kathal] is our national fruit. Thorny in outlook this fruit is big in size. The fruit is juicy and delicious. It is also widely consumed as curry. Kabadi:  Kabadi Kabaddi (sometimes written Kabbadi or Kabadi) is a team sport originally from South Asia. It is popular throughout South Asia and Southeast Asia. It is the national game of Bangladesh, and the state game of Punjab and Andhra Pradesh in India. The name — often chanted during a game — derives from a Hindi word meaning "holding of breath", which is indeed the crucial aspect of play. Kazi Nazrul Islam(1898-1976) Poet-icon of Bangladesh :  Kazi Nazrul Islam(1898-1976) Poet-icon of Bangladesh Kazi Nazrul Islam was born on the 25th May 1898 at Churulia in the district of Burdwan, West Bengal, India. This partiot, poet, composer writer, political figure or the myriad minded man edited a politico-cultural magazine "Dhumketu". The poet died at Dhaka, capital of Bangladesh as National poet on the 29th August 1976. Nazrul Institute, an institution works for research and propagating the poets life, works and ideals, is situated in Dhaka with several branches in divisional towns. Bangla Academy has published collected works of the poet to celebrate the poets birth centenary in the year(1999).   Nobel Prize in Literature (1913) :  Nobel Prize in Literature (1913) Rabindranath Tagore (7 May 1861 – 7 August 1941), Also known by the name Gurudev. He was a Bengali poet, Brahmo Samaj philosopher, visual artist, playwright, novelist, and composer A cultural icon of Bengal and India, he became Asia's first Nobel laureate when he won the 1913 Nobel Prize in Literature. The poet and the professor... August 1941 Rabindranath Tagore and Albert Einstein, Area and Population:  Area and Population The population of Bangladesh ranks seventh in the world. Its area of approximately 144,000 square kilometers (56,000 mi²) is ranked ninety-fourth. It is the third-largest Muslim-majority nation, but has a smaller Muslim population than the Muslim minority in India. Geographically dominated by the fertile Ganges-Brahmaputra Delta, the country has annual monsoon floods, and cyclones are frequent. Bangladesh is one of the founding members of South Asian Association for Regional Cooperation (SAARC), BIMSTEC, and a member of the OIC and the D-8. 1952 Vasa Andolon 21st February –Mother Language Day:  1952 Vasa Andolon 21st February –Mother Language Day 1971,Independence:  1971,Independence The Father of the Nation Sheikh Mujibur Rahman (March 17, 1920 – August 15, 1975) Jatiyo Sriti Soudho:  Jatiyo Sriti Soudho The National Monument reminds of those who sacrificed their lives for the independence. Situated at Savar near Dhaka, it is a tourist spot. Sangsad Bhaban:  Sangsad Bhaban The National Parliament  (Sangsad Bhaban) is the seat of  the government. Situated at the center of Dhaka city. It is an architectural wonder. It was designed by the famous American architect Louis Kahn World Longest Sea Beach Cox-s Bazar :  World Longest Sea Beach Cox-s Bazar Miles of golden sands, towering cliffs, surfing waves, rare conch shells, colorful pagodas, Buddhist temples and tribes, delightful sea-food--this is Cox's Bazar, the tourist capital of Bangladesh. Having the world's longest (120 kilometers.) beach sloping gently down to the blue waters of the Bay of Bengal. Cox's Bazar is one of the most attractive tourist sport in the country.  Jomuna Bridge 3rd Longest in Asia:  Jomuna Bridge 3rd Longest in Asia A bridge on the river Jamuna was a long cherished desire of Bangalees. Ultimately the dream came true. Two detached parts of Bangladesh are now connected by Jamuna Multipurpose Bridge. Nobel Prize In Peace-Dr. Md. Yunus:  Nobel Prize In Peace-Dr. Md. Yunus Dr. Muhammad Yunus (born June 28, 1940) is a Bangladeshi banker and economist. He is famous for his successful application of the concept of microcredit, the extension of small loans to entrepreneurs too poor to qualify for traditional bank loans. He is the author of Banker to the Poor and a founding board member of Grameen Foundation. Yunus recently launched a political party in Bangladesh, Nagorik Shakti (Citizen Power),. Yunus and the bank were jointly awarded the Nobel Peace Prize, "for their efforts to create economic and social development from below. Culture:  Culture Pohela Boisakh- Bengali National Festival:  Pohela Boisakh- Bengali National Festival Eid & Puja:  Eid & Puja Baul Song :  Baul Song Dress:  Dress Fruits:  Fruits Spices:  Spices Food:  Food Dance and Drama:  Dance and Drama Weeding:  Weeding Slide33:  Natural Beauty Flood:  Flood Cricket 2nd Round 2007 WC:  Cricket 2nd Round 2007 WC Slide36:  Amer Sonar Bangla Ami Tomai Bhalobashi My Golden Bangladesh I love You Forever……… Play Song

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