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MP plea for act

New Delhi, May 22: Bodo MP S.K. Bwiswmuthiary today asked for a Bodo personal law and Bodo marriage act in the Lok Sabha while participating in a discussion on the Anand Marriage (Amendment) Act. He said indigenous people like Bodos also deserve a special act.

One dies

Sivasagar: A businessman, Tuntun Sharma, 30, died and several others were injured, when their bus overturned near Joboka tea estate here on Tuesday morning.

Theft

Jorhat: Thieves broke into the house of Jatin Saikia at Sanjivani Path, Choladhora, here on Monday night and stole an LCD TV, a laptop and a few other goods.

Meet

Kohima: The 197th Mid-term Council Meeting of the Indian Road Congress will be held at Nagaland Baptist Church Council Convention Centre, Kohima, on May 31 and June 1.

Woman beaten

Nalbari: Residents of Chitkagaon village of Bongaigaon district allegedly beat up Faguni Ray, 52, on Monday night on suspicion that she practised witchcraft.

Explosion

Nagaon: Two wood cutters were injured in a grenade explosion in Lumding reserve forest. Sources said a team of militants attempted to abduct the duo and hurled the grenade when they tried to flee. Both have been admitted to Nagaon civil hospital.