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Hugli

or

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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Prince Khurram, the future Emperor Shah Jahan, asked the Portuguese governor of Hugli to help him with men and artillery, but he declined.
A prominent Portuguese missionary Frey Sebastian Manrique who was attached to the Bengal Augustinian Mission of Hugli was sent to Arakan (extreme north-eastern territory of Mughal India) by the Father provincial for India.
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Hugli, "A new hypothesis for microvascular inflammation in shock and multiorgan failure: self-digestion by pancreatic enzymes," Microcirculation, vol.
Recently crop diversification analysis has been carried out by Datta (2012) in Hugli district, West Bengal, India, using Gibbs-Martin diversification index.
Herschel's first experiment with what would become the prototype for fingerprinting (first implemented in British India in the Hugli District, Bengal) was to take the handprint of a contractor named Rajyadhar Konai on an agreement for building a road.
(10.) Beck TM, Rasch H, Bruder E, Hugli RW, Kettelhack C.
Hence, the design, synthesis and purification of protease inhibitors may result in potential therapeutic agents (Hugli, 1996; Leung et al., 2000).
Hugli, "Computing visual attention from scene depth," in Proceedings of 15th International Conference on Pattern Recognition (ICPR '00), vol.
Hugli, "Anaphylatoxin C5a modulation of an alpha-adrenergic receptor system in the rat hypothalamus," Journal of Neuroimmunology, vol.