Portrait of a paper made king and queen on the occasion of celebrating Bengali New Year - 1423 in Dhaka
Celebrating Bengali New Year is a traditional festival in Bangladesh which is observed on the first day of Bengali calendar. This celebration is locally known as 'Pohela/ Poila Boishakh' where 'Pohela/ Poila' stands for 'First' and 'Boishakh' refers the name of the first month of Bengali calendar.
This celebration encompasses colorful procession, concerts, traditional fairs, etc. The colorful procession usually arranged by the students of Art Faculty of Dhaka University is locally known as 'Mangol Shuvajatra' which is marked as a world heritage by the UNESCO recently.
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Animals at a French Zoo - Bengal Tiger
Animals at a French Zoo - Bengal Tiger - Close up of Tiger. Part of Box 209 Boswell collection - Old and New French Zoo. The Bengal tiger (Panthera tigris tigris) is the most numerous tiger subspecies. Its populations have been estimated at 1, 7061, 909 in India, 440 in Bangladesh, 163253 in Nepal and 6781 in Bhutan. Since 2010, it has been classified as endangered by the IUCN. The total population is estimated at fewer than 2, 500 individuals with a decreasing trend, and none of the Tiger Conservation Landscapes within the Bengal tiger's range is large enough to support an effective population size of 250 adult individualsS. Date: circa 1900
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Bangladesh navy sailors fire a .50-caliber machine gun aboard USS Kidd
Bay of Bengal, September 22, 2011 - Bangladesh navy sailors aboard the guided-missile destroyer USS Kidd (DDG 100) scope out a practice target before a live-fire exercise. Kidd is off the coast of Bangladesh participating in the sea phase of Cooperation Afloat Readiness and Training (CARAT) Bangladesh 2011. CARAT is a series of bilateral exercises held annually in Southeast Asia to strengthen relationships and enhance force readiness.
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