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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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The Railway Board has decided to cancel all incoming trains from various parts of the country towards northeast region, which were to reach either Katihar or Malda town till 10 am on Tuesday, North Eastern Frontier Railway Chief Public Relations Officer Pranav Jyoti Sharma said.
Digha-New Jalpaiguri Paharia Express, which was supposed to reach Malda on Sunday, was short terminated at Malda Town station.
While M AIL T ODAY was the first to report that BJP bigwigs were all set to address highpowered rallies at four places, including the disturbed Malda town, BJP sources said the state government had denied permission for the public gathering.
Kolkata: A group of hawkers lynched a constable of the Railway Protection Force (RPF), following a pitched battle inside the Malda Town station in West Bengal.
The border guard, posted near the state's Malda town, opened fire on his colleagues over a small argument.
Malda Town - Anand Vihar Express (Weekly) via Amethi & Rae Bareli;
On Tuesday, most residents of the locality, located about 23 km south- west of Malda town, chose to stay indoors and business establishments also remained shut.
We recovered a rifle and 112 bullets of this rifle from his possession," he said in Malda town.
Kolkata: Amidst cries for justice for women in India, for the first time a court to deal exclusively with atrocities against women was inaugurated yesterday at Malda town in West Bengal.
Tenders are invited for Replacement of conventional light fittings on the existing electric street poles to energy efficient led street light luminaries at different wards in malda town under english bazar municipality in the district of malda.
The 16- year- old belongs to Malda town and studies in Class X," he said.
A woman teacher in Malda town, West Bengal, was killed in April this year when she opened a parcel she believed contained books.