Hooghly


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Hoogh·ly

or Hu·gli  (ho͞o′glē)
A channel, about 240 km (150 mi) long, of the Ganges River in eastern India. The westernmost channel on the Ganges Delta, it connects Kolkata with the Bay of Bengal.

Hooghly

(ˈhuːɡlɪ)
n
(Placename) a river in NE India, in West Bengal: the westernmost and commercially most important channel by which the River Ganges enters the Bay of Bengal. Length: 232 km (144 miles)

Hoogh•ly

or Hug•li

(ˈhug li)

n.
a river in NE India, in W Bengal: the westernmost channel by which the Ganges enters the Bay of Bengal. 120 mi. (195 km) long.
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Summary: Kolkata (West Bengal) [India], Jan 17 (ANI): Prisoners of Kolkata's Presidency correctional home on Wednesday attacked the officials and tried to torch a portion of the jail when they were being shifted to Hooghly correctional home.
Hooghly: Apart from suicides which followed the chit fund scandal in West Bengal, a director of such a company was found murdered by suspected depositors at Chunchura in Hooghly district.
Tenders are invited for Clearing and removing compact mass and water hyacinth for a period of 150 days of cut kunti channel in between ds of bagdanga regulator gate ch 297 and melepara bridge ch 175 within bhadreswar municipality dist hooghly under hooghly irr division
Tenders are invited for Clearing and removing compact mass and water hyacinth for a period of 150 days of baidyabati khal out fall at hooghly river ch 0 to ch 115 within baidyabati municipality and serampure uttarpara block dist hooghly under hooghly irrigation division