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Hugli

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Hooghly

(both: ho͞o`glē), 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 (Calcutta), c.80 mi (130 km) upstream. It is the major shipping artery through the important Hugliside industrial area, despite its sandbars and strong tidal currents. The Hugli's headwaters are important for inland traffic. A Portuguese trading post, established at Hugli town in 1537, was of commercial importance in the 16th and 17th cent.
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A spatio-temporal analysis of crop diversification in Hugli district, West Bengal.
Srinagar, Jan 17 ( ANI ): Watching the marriage preparations of her elder sister in a surreal daze, Mansoora Bano couldn't believe the sight of her beautifully decorated house which, till two days ago, was a mute spectator to the family's battle of existence in a small village of Hugli, West Bengal.
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Which Indian city stands on the River Hugli, the western arm of the Ganges Delta?
Which Indian city stands on the River Hugli, ANSWERS: 1 Sir Isaac Newton; 2 By the grace of God, Queen, Defender of the Faith; 3 Marchioness; 4 Meridian; 5 The Louisville Lip; 6 Canada; 7 Convex; 8 Kolkata (Calcutta); 9 Aberdeen; 10 Susan Penhaligon.
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Shout editor Michelle Hugli, a mid-20s woman of Saulteaux heritage, may not own the magazine, but she said she wouldn't have come on board if she didn't have complete editorial control.
15) While the year 1632, when the Portuguese were expelled from their base at Hugli, is often taken as the cut-off date for the production of these embroideries, they certainly continued to be made until the middle of the seventeenth century.
There is a one short freight receipt in the accounts, prepared by the ship's captain at Hugli and, in what is the true heart of a livro de rezao or a commercial account book, there are five documents: 1) the general statement of accounts of the investment; 2) a commercial invoice or bill of lading of goods embarked on this vessel; 3) details of the ship's expenses, while at port at Hugli in Bengal, including victuals, handling, material and repair costs; 4) a list of ship's personnel and wages; and, 5) a statement of outstanding income and liabilities for the voyage.