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New Prime Minister Hon Mahinda Rajapaksa Takes Oath at Kelaniya Temple Premises

Hon Mahinda Rajapaksa was sworn in as the new Prime Minister of Sri Lanka by HE the President Gotabaya Rajapaksa this morning (9) during a state ceremony at the historic Kelaniya Rajamaha Viharaya, one of the most sacred Buddhist places of worship, consecrated by the visit of Lord Buddha centuries ago.

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New Ministers, State Ministers & District Chairmen Sworn in by HE the President at Historic 'Magul Maduwa'

12th August 2020 12:59:38 Hours

New Ministers, State Ministers & District Chairmen Sworn in by HE the President at Historic 'Magul Maduwa'

Swearing-in ceremony of Cabinet Ministers, State Ministers and Chairmen for District Coordinating Committees of the new government, headed by HE the President...

Turning Point, 'Mavil Aru' Re-opening of Sluice Gates Completes 14 Years

10th August 2020 13:19:53 Hours

Turning Point, 'Mavil Aru' Re-opening of Sluice Gates Completes 14 Years

10th August 2006 marked the most decisive and unforgettable turning-point in the liberation of the whole country of brutal LTTE terrorism that plagued the Sri Lankan Nation for over 30 years. As LTTE assassinations...

US Defence Attaché in Colombo Calls on Commander of the Army

07th August 2020 19:36:29 Hours

US Defence Attaché in Colombo Calls on Commander of the Army

The Defence Attaché of the Embassy of the United States of America in Sri Lanka, Lieutenant Colonel Travis Cox, together with a delegation had a periodical review meeting with the Chief of Defence Staff, Commander of the Army and Head of the...

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News Features

MIC Information Leads to Arrest of Man with 25 kg of Cannabis

11th August 2020 17:30:29 Hours

MIC Information Leads to Arrest of Man with 25 kg of Cannabis

Acting on intelligence provided by Military Intelligence Corps (MIC) of the Sri Lanka Army, Special Task Force Policemen during a snap search in the general area of Dolahenawatta, Weherahara in Boralesgamuwa arrested a 43-year old suspect with 25 kg...

Araly Point Recalls Supreme Sacrifices of Great Military Leaders

11th August 2020 15:00:29 Hours

Araly Point Recalls Supreme Sacrifices of Great Military Leaders

The Araly Point in Jaffna on Saturday (8) remembered the fateful day, in which one of the iconic and most admired military leaders in contemporary times fell silent, together with fellow-military veterans, like Major General Wijaya Wimalarathne...

SLSR -SVU Gets Prosthetic Limbs for Wounded War Heroes

11th August 2020 14:00:29 Hours

SLSR -SVU Gets Prosthetic Limbs for Wounded War Heroes

Five prosthetic limbs, sponsored by the Captain, Sri Lanka Cricket, Mr Dimuthu Karunarathne were gifted to five wounded War Heroes of the Sri Lanka Sinha Regiment (SLSR) on Saturday (08) during a simple arrangement, held at the SLSR...

Situation Report

08-01-2019

NORTH: Troops in the general area of NEELUMWILA recovered unusable four anti personnel mines on Monday (7).

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The Inter Unit Soccer Championship of the Sri Lanka Armoured Corps (SLAC) was held at 4 Sri Lanka Armoured Corps (SLAC) Clappenburg camp in Trincomalee during 1-2 August on a grand scale.