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27th July 2016

Parley on ‘Terrorism in Modern Environments’ Inaugurated at Buttala OCDC

Significance of promoting professional standards of Army officers in all trades, considering possible would-be future threats in modern security threats, cyber space, biological.....

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  • 19 Illicitly Felled Satinwood Logs Apprehended with Two Suspects

    3 Commando Regiment (CR) troops on patrol in the general area of Mundumurippu, Mankulam apprehended two suspects with 19 illicitly felled satinwood trees along with 3 chainsaws at.....

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    24th July 2016 18:12:30 Hours
  • Garbage Left Behind by Pilgrims at Kataragama Cleaned Up

    Troops at 12 Division serving in the Security Forces - Central (SF-C) carried out a Shramadana campaign (cleaning programme) in the Vedasiti Kanda temple premises and its.....

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    27th July 2016 14:25:59 Hours
  • Artificial Limbs Given Free to Kilinochchi Civilians

    Security Force Headquarters - Kilinochchi (SFHQ-KLN) together with the Centre for the Handicapped, Kandy gave away a stock of artificial limbs to needy handicapped persons in Kilinochchi area.....

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    23rd July 2016 23:13:50 Hours
  • Defence Secretary, State Officials & Commander Evaluate Progress in Released Lands

    With the express purpose of evaluating the status quo of the Army-released civilian lands in Jaffna and the ongoing house construction projects of the Army for resettlement, a high-level delegation...

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    23rd July 2016 20:39:52 Hours
  • Satinwood Fellers in Periya Madu Area Nabbed

    Troops of 26 Sri Lanka Light Infantry (SLLI) serving the 613 Brigade of the Security Force Headquarters-Wanni while on a routine patrol in the general area of Periya Madu on Wednesday (20).....

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    21st July 2016 20:21:20 Hours
  • Commander Congratulates & Appreciates Army World Champions in IMSSU Shooting Tournament

    Commander of the Army Lieutenant General Crishanthe De Silva, impressed with the World Champion achievements of Army shooters in the Small Bore Light Rifle and Small Bore Silhouette Rifle ..........

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    21st July 2016 15:32:57 Hours
  • Army Undertakes to Build 100 Houses for Jaffna IDPs

    To be in line with the government’s ongoing project for construction of new houses for Internally Displaced Persons (IDPs) in the Jaffna peninsula, the Security Force Headquarters - Jaffna (SFHQ-J)...

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    20th July 2016 18:04:27 Hours
  • SLNG’s Novel ‘Esala’ Spectacle at Ethugalpuraya Opened

    ‘Ethugalpurayai - Daham Amawai’, the annual Esala Zone, organized for the third consecutive time by the Sri Lanka National Guard (SLNG) Headquarters at Maligapitiya ground commenced on Tuesday (19)...

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    20th July 2016 14:24:55 Hours
  • Heralding a New Era of Close Cooperation, New IGP Pays His First Visit to the Army Hqrs

    The recently-appointed Inspector General of Police (IGP), Mr Pujith Jayasundara reassuring his readiness to liaise closely with the Army and extend unstinted support for conduct of affairs with.......

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    20th July 2016 12:23:52 Hours
  • President Leaves His Memories at SFHQ-KLN Visitors’ Book

    HE the President Maithripala Sirisena who is also the Commander-in-Chief of the armed forces during his visit to Kilinochchi to inaugurate the Sri Lanka-German Technical Institute at Kilinochchi on...

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    19th July 2016 15:27:12 Hours
  • Sri Lanka’s Shooters Win IMSSU World Championship - 2016 & Return Home to a Warm Welcome

    Shooters of the 8-member strong Sri Lanka National Shooting Team, comprised of 5 Army personnel became world champions in Small Bore Light Rifle and Small Bore Silhouette Rifle categories in the......

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    18th July 2016 16:01:12 Hours
  • Differently-able War Heroes Mirror Aesthetic Skills Thru ‘Rana Handa’

    A packed audience at the Colombo Bishop’s College auditorium Sunday (17) evening offered a standing ovation to the aesthetic skills of disabled War Heroes of the Army once again when they with the ...

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    18th July 2016 14:24:32 Hours
  • On Comd’s Initiative Abandon Tractors Overhauled & Back at Work

    A project to repair a fleet of condemned tractors of the Security Force Headquarters – Mullaittivu (SFHQ-MLT) got underway under the guidance of Major General P. U. S Vithanage, Commander......

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    18th July 2016 12:33:33 Hours
  • 19 SLNG ‘Good Samaritans’ after 14 hr Ordeal in ‘Saptha Kanya’ Rescue Five Tourists

    Sri Lanka Army National Guard (SLNG) troops, responding to an SoS call regarding disappearance of a five-member group of tourists, including two French nationals who went on a mountaineering.....

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    17th July 2016 23:43:52 Hours
  • Commander Attends Nayake Thera’s Conferment Ceremony

    A felicitation ceremony on the conferment of the Adhikarana Sangha Nayake honourary designation of the Amarapura Sri Saddhamawansa Sangha Sabha on Ven Delgoda Sumana Nayake Thera took place on....

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    17th July 2016 21:51:29 Hours
  • Air Marshal Ajit S Bhonsle Calls on the Commander of the Army

    The Visiting Chief of Integrated Defence Staff to the Chairman Chief of Staff Committee (CISC) and the Deputy Chief of Integrated Defence Staff (Doctrine, Organisation and Training) at.....

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    15th July 2016 15:16:43 Hours
  • Volunteer Force Sports Stars Shine Making New Records

    Sri Lanka Army Volunteer Force (SLAVF) officers and other rankers who turned athletes for the three-day long ‘Inter Regiment Athletic Championship Tournament - 2016’ that got off on Tuesday (12).....

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    14th July 2016 22:02:41 Hours
  • Hasalaka War Hero’s 25th Death Anniversary Commemorated at Hasalaka & Elephant Pass Memorial

    The 25th death anniversary of Corporal Gamini Kularatne, popularly known as ‘Hasalaka Gamini’ who made the supreme sacrifice while defending his formation at Elephant Pass, falls on Thursday (14) ....

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    14th July 2016 16:07:35 Hours
  • Inmates at Army Healing Centers for the First Time Flown to Jaffna on Picnic

    Thanks to a considerate and thoughtful initiative of the Commander of the Army Lieutenant General Crishantha de Silva, a group of 30 Army inmates under rehabilitation at Army - managed wellness......

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    12th July 2016 19:21:28 Hours
  • Mullaittivu Troops Coordinate Free Distribution of Artificial Limbs among Mullaittivu Civilians

    Security Force Headquarters - Mullaittivu (SFHQ-MLT) in close coordination with the Colombo Rotary Club, in a magnificent gesture of thoughtfulness and care for others......

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    12th July 2016 17:35:11 Hours

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  • 11 Div’s New Gym & Library Opened to the Army Personnel

    The much-needed Library and a Gymnasium in the 11 Division Headquarters of the Security Force Headquarters - Central (SFHQ - C) was opened to the Army personnel on Friday (22) after a brief ceremony.

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    26th July 2016 23:09:44 Hours
  • 12 Division Troops Assist Kataragama Pilgrims Cooking Meals

    A group of nearly 100 personnel of the Army and civil cooks gave their fullest support to make the annual Dansela (free eatery) conducted in the Dewala premises on account of the annual Kataragama....

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    26th July 2016 23:03:09 Hours
  • Old Anandians (South) Helps Students with New Computer

    Troops of the 18th Battalion of Sri Lanka Light Infantry (SLLI) serving under Security Forces - Jaffna (SF-J) on direction of the Commander 551 Brigade Colonel H.M.W.K Herath organized a donation.....

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    26th July 2016 22:57:01 Hours
  • Outstanding Students of Low Income Families Rewarded

    Troops of Security Forces - East (SF-E) with the initiative of Commanding Officer, 18 Sri Lanka National Guard (SLNG) donated school accessories and other stationeries to A/L student with..........

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    26th July 2016 22:45:12 Hours
  • More Army Personnel Quality in IT

    A Computer course was conducted at the 12 Division to enhance the IT knowledge of 30 Other Ranks serving in the Brigades and Units serving under the 12 Division of the Security Force Headquarters ....

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    26th July 2016 22:38:19 Hours
  • Kondavil Children Receive School Items

    Troops of the 51 Division, together with the ‘Kerala Astrologer Operational Foundation, Colombo’ organized a donation programme for students of low-income families in Kondavil area during a.....

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    23rd July 2016 22:33:27 Hours
  • 14 Division Troops Launched One More ‘Dengue’ Campaign

    Troops of the Security Force Headquarters - West (SFHQ-West) on the instructions of the Ministry of Defence and the Army Headquarters actively contributed to the Dengue prevention.....

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    24th July 2016 17:54:16 Hours
  • 66 Division New GOC Assumes Duties

    Brigadier D.C Keppetiwalana, the new General Officer Commanding (GOC) in at the 66 Division assumed duties on Friday (22) morning doing a simple ceremony at the 66 Division....

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    24th July 2016 17:41:02 Hours
  • Troops Extend Help for Temple Painting in Ambalanthota

    Troops of the 10 (Volunteer) Gemunu Watch (GW) of the 122 Brigade Ambalanthota painted several buildings at Ambalanthota Sinhagiri Temple premises during July 15-16 at the request of the Chief Monk.

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    23rd July 2016 22:13:34 Hours
  • 12 Division Troops Hold Blood Donation Programme

    To coincide with the 10th anniversary of Mirijjawila Botanical Garden, a blood donation programme, organized by the Mirijjawila Botanical Garden’s Welfare Association took place at its auditorium.....

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    23rd July 2016 21:55:53 Hours
  • Indian High Commission’s Defence Attaché Visits SFHQ-C

    Captain Prakash Gopalan, Defence Attaché, High Commission of India visited the Security Force Headquarters - Central (SFHQ-C) on Friday (22) as part of a familiarization tour.

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    23rd July 2016 21:32:11 Hours
  • More Vocational Trainees in CAVT Pass Out

    The Center for Army Vocational Training (CAVT) at Kalaoya together with Sri Lanka Vocational Training Authority has been organizing vocational training courses for Army personnel at CAVT, Kalaoya....

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    22nd July 2016 14:39:25 Hours
  • ‘Bodhi Pooja’ Pinkama Held on Esala Full Moon Poya Day

    A Bodhi Pooja was organized by the troops of the 7 Sri Lanka Army Ordnance Corps (7 SLAOC) of the Security Force Headquarters – Mullaittivu (SFHQ-MLT) on Esala Poya Day (19) .....

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    22nd July 2016 13:48:37 Hours
  • 2 SF Team Champions ‘Inter Battalion 20/20 Softball Tournament’

    The fourth ‘Inter Battalion 20/20 Softball Tournament’ organized by the Sri Lanka Army Cricket Board commenced on June 15. A total of 203 Army cricket teams from all corners of the country..........

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    20th July 2016 18:32:12 Hours
  • ‘Inter Battalion 20/20 Softball Tournament’ Winners Meet SF-MLT Commander

    The winners of the ‘Inter Battalion 20/20 Softball Tournament’ met the Commander, Security Forces - Mullaittivu (SF-MLT) at Mullaittivu Security Forces Headquarters premises on Thursday (21) morning.

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    22nd July 2016 17:51:20 Hours
  • Wednesday Training Programme Held at SFHQ-MLT

    One more Wednesday Training Programme was held for the officers who are serving in the Divisions, Forward Maintenance Area, Brigades and Units of the Security Force Headquarters - Mullaittivu.....

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    21st July 2016 20:44:03 Hours
  • SFHQ-West Launches One More IT Course

    One more Computer Course, organized by the Security Force Headquarters - West (SFHQ-West), intended to enhance knowledge of the serving troops of the SFHQ – West commenced on Wednesday (20).

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    21st July 2016 19:57:06 Hours
  • Central Troops Launch ‘Shramadana’ Project at ‘Yudaganawa’ Temple

    Troops of the 18 Gemunu Watch (GW), belonging to the 121 Brigade and the 12 Division serving under the Security Force Headquarters - Central (SFHQ-C).....

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    20th July 2016 16:29:36 Hours
  • ‘Yoga’ Course No-04 in Kilinochchi Ends

    The 33-day long ‘Yoga’ Course, organized by the Security Force Headquarters - Kilinochchi (SFHQ - KLN) to develop discipline.....

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    20th July 2016 16:17:21 Hours
  • School Children Receive Sleeping Kits

    Kelaniya Rotary Club in close cooperation with the Security Force Headquarters – West (SFHQ-West) distributed 4000 sleeping kits among children at Nikaweratiya and Maho Educational Sectors....

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    20th July 2016 13:58:57 Hours

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