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Parliament adjourned till Nov. 21

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Rupee hits record low of 178

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Security tightened around Parliamentary complex, Ministry offices

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Tense in parliament



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Mahinda, Ranil leave chamber

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MR urges Opposition MPs to join and go for elections

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Tense situation in Parliament

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Parliament sessions begin

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MR still Prime Minister: Govt.

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UPFA rejects NCM

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President rejects NCM brought against PM, Govt.

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West should not meddle with internal matters: Prelate

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MR to make statement in parliament tomorrow

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UNP to occupy government benches in Parliament: Sujeewa

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UNP to stage protest tomorrow

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Accept the SC ruling:EC Chairman

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Dilshan joins SLPP

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Tense situation at Parliament entrance



Prez will take necessary action after receiving Speaker’s letter: Samarasinghe

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Govt. decides to hold PC poll under PR system

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Find a peaceful solution, respect democratic institutions: MEPs

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Glad to see parliament fulfilling its role: US

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