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30th November 2015

Indian Chief of the Army Staff Meets His Sri Lankan Counterpart Amid Military Honours

Military salutes, including a Guard of Honour and a Guard Turnout formally saluted General Dalbir Singh, the 26th Chief of the Army Staff of the Indian Army whose participation in the ........


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  • Prime Minister Shares Views with the Visiting Indian Army Commander

    General Dalbir Singh, Chief of the Army Staff of the Indian Army currently in Sri Lanka called on Hon. Prime Minister Ranil Wickramasinghe, together with Mr. Yashvardhan Kumar Sinha....

    30th November 2015 19:28:43 Hours
  • India’s Army Chief Greets Field Marshal Fonseka

    General Dalbir Singh, Chief of the Army Staff of the Indian Army currently in Sri Lanka, paid a courtesy call on Field Marshal Sarath Fonseka at the Ministry of Defence on Monday (30), just a few.....

    30th November 2015 14:43:55 Hours
  • Indian Army Chief Meets State Minister of Defence and Secretary Defence

    The Chief of the Army Staff (COAS) of the Indian Army, General Dalbir Singh Monday (30) paid courtesy calls on Mr. Ruwan Wijewardene, State Minister of Defence and Eng Karunasena Hettiarachchi.......

    30th November 2015 14:35:07 Hours
  • Indian Chief of the Army Staff Arrives, Providing an Impetus to Bilateral Defence Ties

    Expecting to provide an impetus to defence cooperation between India and Sri Lanka and discuss issues of bilateral relevance, Chief of the Army Staff of the Indian Army, General Dalbir Singh Suhag ...

    30th November 2015 12:51:28 Hours
  • Indian Army Chief in Solemn Ceremony Pays Floral Tributes to Fallen Jawans at IPKF Memorial

    Chief of the Army Staff of Indian Army General Dalbir Singh currently in Sri Lanka on a five-day (Nov 29 - Dec 04) long goodwill visit saluted the memories of Indian War Heroes who made the supreme...

    29th November 2015 19:27:46 Hours
  • Record 396 Commandos Graduate & Pass Out in Thrilling Ceremony

    The Passing out Parade (PoP) of the 45th batch of the Commando troops, including 4 officers and 392 soldiers took place on Saturday (21) at Uva-Kudaoya Commando Regiment Training School (CRTS).....

    29th November 2015 19:22:44 Hours
  • Soldiers’ Blood Rescues Mother, Shashi & Her Baby

    The timely intervention of a group of soldiers, including an officer for offer of required blood type to a 34-year old woman for delivery of her baby at Mancholai Government Hospital......

    27th November 2015 10:38:08 Hours
  • Panagoda Cantonment to Treat Waste Water Considering Environmental Concerns

    A much-needed waste water treatment plant is to be set up at the Army Cantonment in Panagoda as a measure to conserve water and preserve the environment, following initiatives launched by the......

    24th November 2015 14:10:23 Hours
  • Army Troops Assist to Trace Missing Monks

    A total of 85 Army personnel belonging to 9 Gemunu Watch (GW) and 12 Sri Lanka Artillery (SLA), together with 6 eight-man teams of Special Forces (SF) rushed to the mountainous jungle area of .......

    23rd November 2015 12:41:28 Hours
  • Commando Parachutist Makes History Descending with War Dog, Teesha

    The Commando parachutist Major M.N.P.S Siranjeewa (48) of 1 Commando Regiment added a new chapter to Sri Lanka’s field of parachuting and made Commandos further recognized when he during..........

    21st November 2015 13:42:00 Hours
  • Rousing Welcome with Military Honours Greets Maiden Visit of Secretary Defence to Army Headquarters

    The first formal courtesy visit of the recently-appointed Secretary to Ministry of Defence, Eng Karunasena Hettiarachchi to the Army Headquarters took place this morning (20) amid military ........

    21st November 2015 11:37:05 Hours
  • French Envoy Pays Courtesy Call on Commander

    HE Jean-Marin Schuh, Ambassador of France to Sri Lanka and Maldives Friday (20) afternoon arrived at the Army Headquarters (AHQ) to pay a courtesy call on the Commander of the Army......

    20th November 2015 13:51:38 Hours
  • Army to Dig 395 Cultivation Wells on President’s Directives

    Consequential to a Presidential directive, the Sri Lanka Army’s Security Force Headquarters - Wanni (SFHQ-W) has been entrusted the task of digging 395 cultivation wells (waga ling).....

    20th November 2015 12:57:15 Hours
  • Canadian High Commissioner Pays Courtesy Call on Commander

    HE Shelley Whiting, High Commissioner of Canada in Sri Lanka Thursday (19) afternoon arrived at the Army Headquarters (AHQ) to pay a courtesy call on the Commander of the Army....

    19th November 2015 16:19:36 Hours
  • Japanese Ambassador on Goodwill Visit to AHQ

    HE Kenichi Suganuma, Ambassador of Japan Wednesday (18) afternoon paid a courtesy call on the Commander of the Army, Lieutenant General Crishanthe De Silva at the Army Headquarters (AHQ).

    19th November 2015 09:31:00 Hours
  • Chinese NDU Delegation on Familiarization Tour Calls on Commander of the Army

    A thirty-two member delegation of the National Defence University (NDU) of China’s People’s Liberation Army (PLA) currently in Sri Lanka on a 3 day long familiarization tour arrived at the Army.....

    18th November 2015 16:03:02 Hours
  • SFHQ-West Troops Save Tank Bund from Breaching

    Troops of the Security Force Headquarters-West (SFHQ-West) avoided a major disaster when they prevented a possible breach of a tank bund in Puttalam District on Monday (16).

    17th November 2015 15:28:25 Hours
  • SFHQ-KLN Organizes ‘Asbesto’ Sheets for Ex-Combatant’s New Home

    Security Force Headquarters-Kilinochchi (SFHQ-KLN) continuing its welfare services came forward to assist a rehabilitated ex-combatant, now an employee in the Civil Security Department (CSD).....

    17th November 2015 15:23:50 Hours
  • HAHN Project Alerts Army Personnel to Importance of Preventing Diabetes

    To coincide with the World Diabetes Day (WDD), the ongoing ‘Healthy Army - Healthy Nation’ (HAHN) project of the Army Hospital at Narahenpita .....

    17th November 2015 15:03:58 Hours
  • 23 Div Builds House for a Needy Family

    23 Division troops under the Security Force Headquarters-East (SFHQ-E) donated a newly-constructed house for a low-income family at Aselapura on Thursday (12).

    17th November 2015 12:25:31 Hours

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  • Dry Rations Distributed among Needy People

    Dry food packets, ready-made garments and toys were given free of charge to 05 needy families in Nachchikuda area on Wednesday (22).

    30th November 2015 15:00:31 Hours
  • ‘Ata Visi Buddha Mandiraya’ Opened in Kilinochchi

    The newly constructed ‘Ata Visi Buddha Mandiraya’ in the temple at the 24 Gemunu Watch (GW) Headquarters under the Security Force Headquarters – Kilinochchi (SFHQ-KLN) was opened on Thursday (26).

    30th November 2015 14:49:35 Hours
  • English Course at SFHQ-MLT Ends

    The fourth English Language Course, organized by the Security Force Headquarters-Mullaitivu (SFHQ-MLT) to improve English language knowledge among soldiers serving under the SFHQ-MLT......

    30th November 2015 14:36:31 Hours
  • Proficiency Course on Tamil Language Ends

    The fourth Spoken Tamil Course, organized by the Security Force Headquarters-Kilinochchi (SFHQ-KLN), with the intention of enhancing Tamil Language proficiency of Army Personnel serving the SFHQ-KLN..

    30th November 2015 14:25:10 Hours
  • Army Wins National Power Lifting Championship -2015

    The National Power lifting Championships – 2015 was held on 20 November at Maitree Hall, Bandaragama. Teams representing various institutes and schools participated in the tournament.

    30th November 2015 14:15:06 Hours
  • 3 SLSR Troops Re-build Landslide-Affected ‘Chaithya’ Premises

    Troops of the 3 Sri Lanka Sinha Regiment (SLSR) serving under the Security Force Headquarters - Central (SFHQ-C) provided their labour assistance to repair the ‘Chaithya’ premises (Chaithya Maluwa) ..

    29th November 2015 13:27:53 Hours
  • Dry Rations Distributed among Needy People

    Dry food packets, ready-made garments and clothes were donated among 200 needy families in Mullaittivu area on Wednesday (22) at Kokilai Rajamaha Viharaya.

    26th November 2015 19:17:17 Hours
  • Bodhi Pooja Pinkama Held on Poya Day

    A Bodhi Pooja programme was organized by the troops of the 7 Sri Lanka Army Ordnance Corps (7 SLAOC) of the Security Force Headquarters - Mullaittivu (SFHQ-MLT) on the instructions.....

    26th November 2015 19:13:57 Hours
  • Troops Assist Candidates Sitting G.C.E. O/L Exam

    The 6th Battalion Vijayabahu Infantry Regiment (VIR) of the 221 Brigade under the 22 Division in the SFHQ-East organized an educational seminar with the assistance of Zonal Education Department.....

    26th November 2015 16:26:04 Hours
  • 2 SLSR & 22 SNLG Troops Launched ‘Shramadana’ Campaigns

    Several formations under the Security Force Headquarters - Central (SFHQ-C) conducted several Shramadana campaigns on Thursday (19).

    26th November 2015 16:15:16 Hours
  • SFHQ-KLN Launches another Welfare Programme

    A donation programme was organized by the 573 Brigade under the supervision of Brigadier H.J Seneviratne, General Officer Commanding of the 57 Division on Monday (23) at Kilinochchi. The donor......

    24th November 2015 14:44:49 Hours
  • SFHQ-W Holds ‘Wanni Innoveta’ as Anniversary Programme

    Security Force Headquarters-Wanni (SFHQ-W) hold an education exhibition, called Wanni Innoveta at the municipal ground, Vavuniya during 20-22 November in connection with the 17th anniversary .........

    23rd November 2015 12:08:01 Hours
  • 4 SLSR Troops of 583 Brigades Help People with Weak Vision

    Troops of the 583 Brigade and the 4 Sri Lanka Sinha Regiment (SLSR) under the 58 Division in the Security Force Headquarters-West (SFHQ-West) together with Mahanuwara Optical (PVT) Ltd organized an...

    23rd November 2015 11:49:40 Hours
  • SFHQ – W Organizes Religious Events on Account of its 17th Anniversary

    Troops serving at the Security Force Headquarters –Wanni (SFHQ – W) organized an all-night Pirith chanting ceremony under the guidance of Major General Boniface Perera, Commander of SFHQ-W on ......

    23rd November 2015 10:57:02 Hours
  • ‘Blissful Life in Army’ Workshop held at Kilinochchi

    With the intention of supporting the conduct of a contended life among Army personnel serving the Security Force Headquarters-Kilinochchi (SFHQ-KLN), the Directorate of Psychological Operations......

    20th November 2015 16:05:55 Hours
  • VIR fallen War Heroes’ Families Receive Assistance

    Following a concept of Major General Jagath Dias, Colonel of the Regiment, Vijayabahu Infantry Regiment (VIR), a special welfare programme was held for the benefit of the next-of-kin of fallen......

    20th November 2015 15:18:25 Hours
  • SFHQ - J Troops Assist ‘Katina Pooja’ at Navatkuly

    The Katina Cheevara Pooja Pinkama at Samiddhi Sumana Vihara, Jaffna for the third time was held during 17 - 18 November. The events in the Pinkama included the Katina Pooja, an-all night Prith.......

    20th November 2015 11:34:53 Hours
  • SFHQ-C Troops Spearhead Several ‘Shramadana’ Campaigns

    A Shramadana campaign was conducted on Friday (13) at the Pattuhupitiya Maha Vidyalaya at Ganga Ihala Korale Divisional Secretariat by the 2 Sri Lanka Rifle Corps (SLRC) of the 111 Brigade.....

    19th November 2015 14:04:22 Hours
  • SF-West Commander on Field Visit to Formations

    Major General Sudantha Ranasinghe, Commander, Security Force Headquarters-West (SFHQ-West) visited the 141 Brigade and the 8 Battalion Sri Lanka Light Infantry (SLLI) camp on Tuesday (17).....

    19th November 2015 13:43:42 Hours
  • SFHQ-MLT Conducts Lectures on Training Day

    On the instructions of the Army Headquarters (AHQ) and the directions of the Commander, Security Force Headquarters - Mullaittivu (SFHQ-MLT) a training day programme for officers serving ......

    19th November 2015 12:09:19 Hours

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