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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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On being asked the route taken by smugglers for transportation of currency, a resident of Malda town, Sushanto Das, said, "Malda has the best connectivity as far as Railway is concerned.
Tenders are invited for Malda, Manaskamana Road, Fouzder clinic 2nd Floor is required to shift any rented house in Malda town. This office (under the Directorate of Agricultural Marketing, West Bengal) provides training, demonstration, community canning service and prepare different type of fruits & vegetables product on Food Processing & Preservation, & sale of those food products to the community for increasing awareness of preservation of seasonal fruits and vegetables and enhance of self employments.
Six persons were killed on Wednesday after nine coaches and the engine of an express train heading to New Delhi from Malda town in West Bengal derailed in Rae Bareli, in the north Indian state of Uttar Pradesh.
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.
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;
Digha-New Jalpaiguri Paharia Express, which was supposed to reach Malda on Sunday, was short terminated at Malda Town station.
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.
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.
We recovered a rifle and 112 bullets of this rifle from his possession," he said in Malda town.