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BJP to contest for Deputy Speaker's post
NEW DELHI, July 24 — A contest for the Lok Sabha Deputy Speaker is in offing with the Prime Minister, Mr Atal Behari Vajpayee, deciding to field a BJP candidate for the post.

USA snaps scientific ties
WASHINGTON, July 24 — The USA which has asked seven Indian scientists to return home and is contemplating similar action against many more, has ordered suspension of all Department of Energy and National Laboratory-financed interactions with India and Pakistan except for humanitarian assistance.
Congress workers facing the onslaught of water cannons during their agitation in front of the municipal corporation office in Chandigarh on Friday. They were agitating against the poor state of civic amenities in the city. — photo by Gautam Singh
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Pandemonium in Haryana Assembly
No-trust motion against Speaker
CHANDIGARH, July 24 — Pandemonium prevailed in the Haryana Vidhan Sabha today when the entire Opposition pressed for immediate discussion on its motion to remove the Speaker and the latter insisted that he would deal with the motion in accordance with the provisions of the Constitution.
Jain report to be tabled on July 30
NEW DELHI, July 24 — The government will table the final report of the Jain Commission on July 30 along with the Action Taken Report containing the conspiracy aspect of the assassination of Rajiv Gandhi.
J&K negotiating for criminal-tracing software
NEW DELHI, July 24 — The Jammu and Kashmir Government is negotiating with the CMC, a public-sector information technology major, for the installation of a finger print analysis and criminal tracing software system in the state.
2 J&K militants get 7 years' jail
NEW DELHI, July 24 — A city court has sentenced two Kashmiri militants to seven years' rigorous imprisonment and imposed a fine of Rs 5,000 each in a terrorist funding case.
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Gurgaon to have
police complex

ROHTAK, July 24 — The government has proposed to set up a Madhuban-like police complex at Gurgaon to cater to the policing needs of southern Haryana and the adjoining districts of Rohtak and Bhiwani.

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