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also Hao·ra  (hou′rə, -rä)
A city of eastern India on the Hooghly River opposite Kolkata. It is a major industrial center.
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(Placename) an industrial city in E India, in West Bengal on the Hooghly River opposite Kolkata (Calcutta). Pop: 1 008 704 (2001)
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(ˈhaʊ rɑ)

a city in W Bengal, in E India, on the Hooghly River opposite Calcutta. 599,740.
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Their homes ranged from Howrah of the railway people to abandoned cantonments like Monghyr and Chunar; lost tea-gardens Shillong-way; villages where their fathers were large landholders in Oudh or the Deccan; Mission-stations a week from the nearest railway line; seaports a thousand miles south, facing the brazen Indian surf; and cinchona-plantations south of all.
Summary: Howrah (West Bengal) [India], July 18 (ANI): BJP leader Ishrat Jahan was allegedly threatened by locals and asked to vacate her rented house allegedly for attending a Hindu religious event wearing hijab in Howrah, police said on Thursday.
The British-era Howrah Bridge, that serves as a crucial gateway to the city that ferries 100,000-plus vehicles and over 150.000 lakh pedestrians daily, is celebrating its 75th anniversary.
The British-era Howrah Bridge that serves as a crucial gateway to Kolkata that ferries more than 100,000 vehicles and over 150,000 pedestrians daily, is celebrating its 75th anniversary.
Now, the once thriving Howrah town is getting attention from Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee as she eyes to leave behind a lasting legacy in West Bengal.
Traffic for Sealdah will be diverted to either Kolkata or Howrah station, Eastern Railway today said.
KOLKATA Eoe1/4" At least 11 people were killed and 40 injured when a mini-bus skidded off the Bankim Setu flyover and fell onto railway tracks at Howrah station yesterday.
Summary: Howrah (West Bengal) [India], July 16 (ANI): A clash broke out on Tuesday between devotees including members of Bharatiya Janata Yuva Morcha (BJYM) and police at Dobson Road in Howrah.
Summary: Howrah (West Bengal) [India], July 11 (ANI): The National Commission for Women (NCW) on Thursday took cognizance of a media report on Howrah clash wherein it was reported a pregnant woman was beaten up during the celebration of birth anniversary of Syama Prasad Mookerjee.