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English Bazar

(băzär`), town (1991 pop. 177,164), West Bengal state, E central India, on the Mahananda River. The British East India Company established (1676) factories for the production of silk and cotton fabrics, for which the town is still known. It is the administrative center for a district where jute is the chief crop, and mulberries and mangoes are grown.
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CPI(M), however, has fielded Biswanath Ghosh against Congress's candidate and Abu Haseem's son Isha Khan Choudhary for the Malda North seat.
Explaining the reason of newborn deaths, sources said that Malda hospital is the only referral hospital in the entire region that caters to patients coming from the entire north Bengal districts like Darjeeling ( including Siliguri subdivision), Jalpaiguri and both south and north Dinajpur.
Malda district comprising of two Lok Sabha constituencies - Malda South and Malda North - will go for polling on April 23.
Later, she was elected as Lok Sabha MP from Malda North parliamentary constituency.
BJP Malda district secretary Gopal Saha sought a clarification from the state goverment on how it continued to use the helipad every Wednesday for landing its choppers.
A special operation was planned and carried out by the troops of BSF Malda after receiving a tip-off.
Malda (West Bengal) [India], June 18 ( ANI ): The Border Security Force (BSF) has seized Rs 2000 denominatised Fake Indian Currency Note (FICN) with face value of Rs.
Malda (West Bengal), Aug 1 ( ANI ): President Pranab Mukherjee today inaugurated the new building of Ghani Khan Choudhury Institute of Engineering and Technology (GKCIET) in West Bengal's Malda district.
Malda, Jan 23 ( ANI ): At least eight people died on the spot and many others got injured after the bus in which they were travelling collided with a truck in West Bengal's Malda District on Monday.