Hooghly


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Hooghly:

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, river, an arm of the Ganges, c.160 mi (260 km) long, formed by the confluence of the Bhagirathi, Jalangi, and Matabhanga rivers, West Bengal state, E India, and flowing S to the Bay of Bengal; navigable for small oceangoing vessels to Kolkata
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, India.

Hooghly

 

the western distributary of the Ganges delta in India. The Hooghly originates at the confluence of the Bharat and Jalangi. It measures approximately 250 km in length and flows into the Bay of Bengal in the Indian Ocean, forming an estuary ranging in width from 5 to 30 km. Its chief tributary is the Damo-dar River.

The Hooghly is subject to ocean tides. It is navigable for its entire length, and ocean-going vessels can travel as far as Calcutta. The cities of Bhatpara and Calcutta lie on the Hooghly.

Hooghly

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)
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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.
Tenders are invited for Clearing and removing water hyacinth and compact mass for a period of 150 days of dankuni khal in between out-fall at hooghly river ch.
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Tenders are invited for Restoration of damaged right embankment of river darakeswar at bandipur within block khanakul i dist hooghly under hooghly irrigation division
Tenders are invited for Restoration of damaged left bank of akombari khal at dehibatpur within block pursurah dist hooghly under hooghly irrigation division
Tenders are invited for Restoration of damaged right embankment of river damodar at alati within block pursurah dist hooghly under hooghly irrigation division
Tenders are invited for Restoration of damaged left bank of harinakhali khal at arunda mondalpara within block khanakul i dist hooghly under hooghly irrigation division