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Marking a new epoch in the field of military medicine, the Colombo Army Hospital's pet project, 'Healthy Army - Healthy Nation’(HAHN) on Wednesday (14) spread its wings further by induction of its first-ever ‘HAHN Excellence Awards - 2017’ ceremony at the Hospital auditorium, in which laurels were awarded to the ‘Best Health Practising Battalions - 2017’.

News Highlights

News Highlights

Army Troops Take Lead in Cleaning Trouble-Torn Digana-Kengalle Road Patch

16th March 2018 19:15:22 Hours

Members of the Security Force Headquarters, Central (SFHQ-Cen) of the Army who have now been entrusted the arduous challenge of rebuilding and renovating all damaged properties in the recent communal riot-affected areas of Digana.............

66 Division Initiates Distribution of Free Fertilizer to Coconut Growers

15th March 2018 13:51:19 Hours

Large stocks of coconut fertilizer were distributed among low-income groups in Pooneryn area thru the coordination done by the 5 Mechanized Infantry Regiment (MIR) and the 661 Brigade Headquarters of the 66 Division on Wednesday (14) following an initiative....

Chief of Staff Major General Amal Karunasekara Bids Farewell to His Second Home, SLLI

13th March 2018 20:09:07 Hours

Sri Lanka Light Infantry (SLLI) Regiment, the oldest Regiment in the Sri Lanka Army, which has hitherto produced the most number of senior military officers bade farewell to one of its most illustrious and distinguished military icons, Major General Amal Karunasekara....

News Features

News Features

SFHQ-KLN Gets Push Bicycles for Kilinochchi Students

16th March 2018 10:32:36 Hours

Troops of the Security Force Headquarters - Kilinochchi (SFHQ-KLN) in coordination with the Lions' Club of Negombo Orient’ distributed a stock of push bicycles among Kilinochchi students during a brief ceremony, held at Harmony Centre in Kilinochchi on Wednesday (14).

Swiss Delegation Meets Jaffna Commander

16th March 2018 10:30:23 Hours

A Swiss delegation, headed by HE Heinz Walker - Nederkoom, Swiss Ambassador for Sri Lanka and Mr Damiano Sguaitamati, the First Secretary (Political) at the Swiss embassy visited the Security Force Headquarters – Jaffna (SFHQ-J) on Monday (12) during a tour to the North.

5th Anniversary of SFHQ-Cen Marked Prioritizing Religious Observances

16th March 2018 10:28:21 Hours

Giving prominence to religious ceremonies, the Security Forces Headquarters-Central (SFHQ-Cen) celebrated its 5th anniversary with a series of events on the directions of Major General Rukmal Dias, Commander, Security Forces - Central (SF-Cen) during 12-16 March.

Situation Report


NORTH: De-mining groups recovered fifty-two anti-personnel mines from NAVVIGAMA area on Tuesday (13).

CENTRAL: Meanwhile, troops recovered one hand grenade from DIYATALAWA area on the same day (13).

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Sports News

The finals of the Inter Battalion Football Championship of the Security Force Headquarters - Jaffna (SFHQ-J) was held at the 5 Sri Lanka Army Ordinance Corps (SLAOC) playground on Thursday (8).