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30th August 2016

MIR Regimental Headquarters Equipped with New Building Complex

Lieutenant General Crishanthe De Silva, Commander of the Army on Friday (26) at the invitation of the Colonel Commandant of the Regiment, Mechanized Infantry Regiment (MIR),.....

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  • Letters of Assurance to House Beneficiaries at Keeramalai Housing Complex Delivered

    Precursor to the investiture of new houses under construction at Keeramalai, Jaffna in Internally Displaced Persons (IDP), still languishing in relief centres across the peninsula, the Jaffna.....

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    28th August 2016 18:05:02 Hours
  • Army Cricketers Meet Army Commander

    Members of the Sri Lanka Army (SLA) under 23 cricket team and the SLA women’s cricket team met the Commander of the Army, Lieutenant General Crishanthe De Silva at his office on Thursday (25).........

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    26th August 2016 11:47:35 Hours
  • Stage Set to Kick Off ‘Colombo Defence Seminar - 2016’ Sessions at BMICH

    The ‘Defence Seminar’, a provenance of the Sri Lanka Army was devised as an annual international forum in 2011 with the aim of setting up a platform of rich intellectual interaction.....

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    25th August 2016 13:28:21 Hours
  • 'Exercise - Cormorant Strike VII - 2016' with Foreign Participants to Start from Kokilai

    Sri Lanka Army’s novel Field Training Exercise (FTX), the 'Exercise - Cormorant Strike VII - 2016' for the 7th consecutive year, will be launched from Kokilai in the East with the.....

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    25th August 2016 13:47:06 Hours
  • Army Sportsmen & Women Carry Away DSG Championship for 5th Time

    ‘Defence Services Games-2016’ (DSG), the annual joint platform for tri service sportsmen and women to show shining athletic colours and their talents in sports while competing with their fellow....

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    22nd August 2016 21:56:04 Hours
  • Indian NDC Delegation Exchanges Views with Commander

    A 17-member delegation from India’s National Defence College’s (NDC) Course No 56, currently in Sri Lanka as part of their curriculum this morning (22) called on the Commander of the Army........

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    22nd August 2016 16:46:27 Hours
  • US Marshall Legacy Institute Nominates Army De-miners as ‘Team of the Year - 2016’

    The US-based Marshall Legacy Institute (MLI), engaged in provision of technical support for clearance of landmines world-wide, has selected the Sri Lanka Army’s Mine Detection.....

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    22nd August 2016 07:02:28 Hours
  • Marians Night ‘Ranaviru Miyesiya - 2016’ Reverberates at BMICH

    The annual fund-raising project of the Mechanized Infantry Regiment (MIR), ‘Marians’ Night Ranaviru Miyesiya - 2016’, went on boards on Sunday (21) at the Bandaranaike Memorial....

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    22nd August 2016 00:14:24 Hours
  • SLAGSC Rugby Players Win Inter Regiment Rugby Championship

    The final match of the Army Inter Regiment Rugby Championship tournament was played at the Race Course Grounds on Friday (19). Sri Lanka Armoured Corps (SLAC) team and Sri Lanka.....

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    20th August 2016 13:54:35 Hours
  • Unique Tripartite Combination Led by Jaffna Troops Undertakes Construction of 100 New Houses for Displaced Civilians

    A unique tripartite combination of Army troops, ex-LTTE combatants and beneficiaries under the direct supervision of the Security Force Headquarters - Jaffna (SFHQ-J) are toiling.....

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    20th August 2016 12:24:21 Hours
  • Indian Jawans in Operation ‘Pawan’ Commemorated

    A special ceremony was held on Monday (15) at Palaly to commemorate Indian Peace Keeping Force (IPKF) soldiers who laid their lives for defence of territorial integrity of their friendly neighboring..

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    17th August 2016 23:23:57 Hours
  • President Hands Over Keys to 50 Army Built Houses to War Heroes & Families

    Distribution of keys of 50 new houses out of a total of 86 built by the Army exclusively for next of kin of fallen War Heroes, battlefield-committed War Heroes and several serving War Heroes....

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    16th August 2016 21:47:10 Hours
  • Commander's Service Extended

    Lieutenant General Crishanthe De Silva, Commander of the Army’s service has been extended by another one year by HE the President Maithripala Sirisena, in his capacity as the Commander-in-Chief...

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    16th August 2016 20:43:50 Hours
  • Dependent War Heroes Taken on Holiday Tour

    Following arrangements made by Directorate of Rehabilitation on initiatives proposed by the Commander of the Army officers of the Directorate of Rehabilitation took a group.....

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    16th August 2016 15:31:41 Hours
  • Troops Dig Up New Lake in Galkulama

    62 Division Troops of the Security Force Headquarters - Wanni (SFHQ-W) in response to a request of the people in the area dug up and constructed a new lake in the general area of.....

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    16th August 2016 08:18:00 Hours
  • Army Troops Bring Two Fires under Control

    Army troops of the Security Force Headquarters - Central (SFHQ- C) , took immediate steps to bring a fast spreading two bushfires under control in the general areas of Naula.....

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    16th August 2016 14:24:35 Hours
  • Chairperson for National Unity and Reconciliation Visits Keeramalai Housing Complex

    Former President Chandrika Bandaranaike Kumaratunga, now the Chairperson of the Office for National Unity and Reconciliation during her visits to Jaffna peninsula on Thursday (11) ............

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    14th August 2016 15:41:20 Hours
  • Trainee Students at AVTC Build House for the Helpless Mother

    In what could be seen as an exemplary gesture of rare nature, trainee students of the Building Construction Course No: 01 at the Army Vocational Training Centre (AVTC) in Kalaoya, Saliyawewa......

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    14th August 2016 11:52:39 Hours
  • Secretary Defence, Together with Commander Goes to Wanni & North on Fact Finding Visit

    A high-level delegation of the Ministry of Defence and the government was in Vavuniya, Kilinochchi and Mullaittivu on Saturday (13) with a view to exploring possibilities for release of more and.....

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    13th August 2016 17:31:39 Hours
  • Retiring Major General Milinda Peiris Accorded Military Salute

    Sri Lanka Armoured Corps (SLAC) on Thursday (11) bade farewell to one of its proud sons, Major General Milinda Peiris, Colonel Commandant, SLAC and Chief of Staff of the Army who has......

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    11th August 2016 15:04:52 Hours

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  • 121 Brigade Troops Hold Blood Donation Programme

    The ‘Rana Soyura’ Welfare Association at Moneragala, together with troops of the 12 Division organized its annual blood donation campaign at Dolapihilla Temple, Buttala on Saturday (27).

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    30th August 2016 12:36:41 Hours
  • Certificate Awarding Ceremony Concluded

    With the intention of improving knowledge on Organic Agriculture, An agriculture course was conducted on Thursday (25) at the Army agriculture farm in Kandakadu. Director of Agriculture & Livestock...

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    27th August 2016 17:12:52 Hours
  • Dengue - Infected Areas Cleared by Troops

    Troops serving the Security Force Headquarters - West (SFHQ-West) launched a 3-day Dengue prevention campaign commenced on Friday (26) with the assistance of medical officers and Public Health....

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    27th August 2016 16:54:43 Hours
  • One More Computer Course concluded at SFHQ-C

    One more Computer Course organized by the Security Force Headquarters -Central (SFHQ-C), intended to develop knowledge of the serving troops of the SFHQ - C concluded at the Headquarters....

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    27th August 2016 16:19:30 Hours
  • Abandoned Pilot Vehicles Put to Use Again

    Abandoned pilot vehicles of the Sri Lanka Corps of Military Police (SLCMP) were re-repaired as per the instructions and guidance of the Commander, Security Forces-Wanni (SF-W) with the fullest.....

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    26th August 2016 22:51:50 Hours
  • Indian Delegation’s Study Tour Extended to SFHQ-J

    An Indian delegation headed by Major General Sunil Srivastava, Senior Directing Staff (Army) at Indian National Defence College, together with 16 other senior Tri-Forces officers who are following....

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    26th August 2016 22:27:21 Hours
  • One More Mammoth Donation for Civilians in Wanni

    A donation programme was organized for the people living in rural areas of Wanni by Army personnel under the supervision and coordination of the Commander, Security Forces – Wanni (SF-W) following....

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    26th August 2016 21:57:33 Hours
  • SFHQ-C Army Personnel Learn E-Banking

    Following the approval of the Commander of the Army, Lieutenant General Chrishanthe De Silva and close supervision of the Directorate of Welfare, the People’s Bank, Diyatalawa Branch organized a....

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    26th August 2016 21:39:27 Hours
  • New Warrant Officers' & Sergeants' Holiday Bungalow Opened

    The newly-built Warrant Officers’ and Sergeants’ holiday bungalow at the Security Force Headquarters – Wanni (SFHQ-W) was declared opened by the Commander, Security Forces – Wanni (SF-W)............

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    26th August 2016 12:39:02 Hours
  • Army Troops Control Bush Fires at Randenigala Forest

    Army troops of the Security Force Headquarters - Central (SFHQ- C) took immediate steps to bring a fast spreading bushfire under control in the mountain area of Randeniala Forest at.....

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    25th August 2016 17:07:36 Hours
  • SFHQ-MLT Organizes Lectures for Training Day programme

    Security Force Headquarters - Mullaittivu (SFHQ-MLT) with a view to broadening the general knowledge of Army personnel arranged a Wednesday training programme under the guidance of Major General......

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    25th August 2016 16:35:10 Hours
  • Australian Delegation Visits SF-KLN

    The Australian Deputy High Commissioner for Sri Lanka and Maldives, Mr. Tim Huggins, together with Defence Advisor to Sri Lanka and Bangladesh Captain Jason Sears, Counselor and Superintendent of.....

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    24th August 2016 18:44:03 Hours
  • Army Troops Provide Assistance to Religious Ceremony

    Kandaladi Badrakali Amman Kovil Hindu temple conducted its annual festival for a period of one week at its temple premises recently.

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    24th August 2016 18:29:57 Hours
  • Bangladesh Delegation Visits SFHQ-E

    A twenty-four member Bangladeshi delegation headed by Major General Hamidur Rahman Chaowdhry of National Defence College, Bangladesh visited the Security Force Headquarters – East....

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    24th August 2016 18:17:40 Hours
  • SFHQ-E Opens New Accommodation Block

    The new officers’ accommodation block at the Security Force Headquarters – East (SFHQ-E) was declared open by the Commander, Security Forces - East (SF-E) on Thursday (18).

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    24th August 2016 18:16:17 Hours
  • SFHQ - MLT Troops Learn Photography and Video Editing

    Security Force Headquarters - Mullaittivu (SFHQ-MLT) conducted a training programme on Photography and Video Editing for officers and other rankers serving SFHQ-MLT areas under the supervision of.....

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    24th August 2016 18:04:50 Hours
  • Army Troops Attend Shramadhana Campaign

    Troops of 11 Division and 1 Sri Lanka Rifle Corps (SLRC) conducted a Shramadana campaign at Sri Rajavalukaramaya temple, Digana during August 11-21.

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    24th August 2016 17:43:24 Hours
  • Army Troops Bring Bushfires Under Control near Victoria Dam

    A bushfire that broke out in the forest close to the Victoria Dam in Teldeniya area in Kandy was brought under control by 2 Sri Lanka Rifle Corps .....

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    22nd August 2016 17:54:10 Hours
  • SFHQ-KLN Conducts Awareness Programme

    An awareness programme on ‘Road Traffic Rules for Army Personnel’ for the troops serving in Kilinochchi area was conducted on the directions of the Commander, Security Forces – Killinochchi....

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    22nd August 2016 17:42:45 Hours
  • 'Art of Living' Workshop Goes to Wanni

    Security Force Headquarters – Wanni (SFHQ-W) organized a workshop on ‘Art of Living and Personal Development’ with the cooperation of the Art of Living Foundation of Sri Lanka at the Headquarters ....

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    22nd August 2016 16:51:21 Hours

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