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8th February 2016

Chinese Government Donates Medical Equipment to ‘Ranaviru Sevana’

Subsequent to an initiative taken by the Embassy of People’s Republic of China, the Chinese government, showing its goodwill and concern towards the enhancement of therapeutic requirements.....

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  • Army Athletes in 12th SAG Make Impressive Records

    Sri Lanka Army sportsmen and women, participating in the ongoing 12th South Asian Games (SAG) in India has by Sunday (7) afternoon, made their organization proud by winning a few Silver and Bronze....

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    7th February 2016 14:00:31 Hours
  • Glittering National Flags & Military Parades Salute President & Nation During 68th Independence Day Ceremonies

    Sri Lanka on Thursday (Feb 4) commemorated her 68th National Independence Day in a simple, yet dignified ceremony at the Galle Face Green, heralding a new era of peace, harmony, reconciliation....

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    4th February 2016 14:29:35 Hours
  • President Urges All to Help Resolve Issues Left Behind by Imperialists & Usher a New Era of Peace & Reconciliation

    President Maithripala Sirisena in his National Day address to the Nation at the 68th National Independence Day ceremony this morning (4) underlined the need to firmly resolve the legacy of problems...

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    4th February 2016 15:01:42 Hours
  • Jaffna Marks Independence Day with Community-Oriented Projects

    Giving prominence to a series of community-oriented service projects, the Security Force Headquarters - Jaffna (SFHQ-J) on Thursday (Feb 4) joined hands together with the people in the peninsula to ma

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    5th February 2016 17:05:05 Hours
  • Final Touches Get Underway for Independence Day Parade

    Final preparations and rehearsals in connection with the conduct of the military parade in the 68th National Independence Day (February 4) got underway for the second consecutive day Tuesday (2) .....

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    4th February 2016 16:01:31 Hours
  • Major General Senanayake, New Jaffna Commander Assumes Office

    Major General N.U.M.M.W Senanayake, the newly appointed, Commander, Security Force Headquarters - Jaffna (SFHQ-J) on Thursday (28) assumed office amid blessings of major faiths and members ......

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    29th January 2016 15:46:36 Hours
  • Hqrs West Goes with Solar Power

    Troops of the Security Force Headquarters - West (SFHQ - West) launched a solar power project at the Army Cantonment, Panagoda under instructions of Major General Sudantha Ranasinghe.....

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    1st February 2016 13:06:35 Hours
  • Foreign Buddhist Monks Provided Facilities

    The Non-Commissioned Officers Training School (NCOTS) at Kalaoya, Saliyawewa on the instructions of the Commander of the Army respectfully facilitated the overnight stay for 20 foreign.....

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    28th January 2016 13:01:36 Hours
  • Army Joins Hands with ‘Physical Fitness Week’

    To be in line with the ongoing ‘Sports and Physical Health Promotion Week’, launched on a concept of HE the President Maithripala Sirisena, aimed at control of Non-Communicable Diseases.....

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    28th January 2016 08:34:07 Hours
  • President Speaks Out & Scotches Rumours Spreading Against National Security & Armed Forces

    President Maithripala Sirisena during his convincing and elaborate address to the launching ceremony of the ‘Virusara’ Privilege Card at Temple Trees this evening (25) emphatically told the gathering

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    25th January 2016 22:10:27 Hours
  • ‘Virusara’ Privilege Card Launched in Grand Ceremony at Temple Trees

    The ‘Virusara’ Privilege Card that provides multifaceted service benefits to families of fallen War Heroes and disable War Heroes was launched Monday (25) afternoon during a colourful ceremony......

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    28th January 2016 08:32:38 Hours
  • Soldier’s Bravery Saves Woman’s Life

    Two soldiers belonging to 16 (Volunteer) Sri Lanka Light Infantry Regiment (SLLI) serving under the 571 Brigade of the 57 Division in the Security Forces Headquarters, Kilinochchi (SFHQ – KLN)......

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    25th January 2016 14:30:43 Hours
  • President Launches ‘Virusara’ Privilege Card Project

    Launch of the ‘Virusara’ privilege card and award of 100 scholarships, each worth Rs 50,000/= to war-affected children of North & East and War Hero families take place on Monday (25) at 3.00 p.m.....

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    24th January 2016 20:49:40 Hours
  • President Opens Young Constructors’ Social Responsibility Project, First-Ever Hydrotherapy Pool at MSM

    HE the President Maithripala Sirisena reassuring his commitment to the national security, sovereignty and protection of the unitary character of the country more than ever before, pooh-poohed.........

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    23rd January 2016 19:29:22 Hours
  • Fallen War Heroes in MIC Remembered

    The memory of 66 fallen Military Intelligence Corps (MIC) War Heroes of the Sri Lanka Army who made the supreme sacrifice in the service of the motherland while serving an indispensable unit during ..

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    25th January 2016 22:06:27 Hours
  • Asian Region’s CIMA Head Calls on Commander

    Ms. Irene Teng, after her assumption of office as the Regional Director of Chartered Institute of Management Accountants (CIMA) South East Asia and Australasia called on the Commander of the Army....

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    20th January 2016 18:16:26 Hours
  • Fifth India-Sri Lanka Army to Army Staff Talks Begin in New Delhi

    India-Sri Lanka Army to Army Staff Talks (AAST) which has been organized for the fifth consecutive time, began in New Delhi Wednesday (20) ....

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    20th January 2016 16:31:56 Hours
  • Army Troops Assist Prevention of Further Spread of Leaked Oil

    A group of 31 Army personnel including an officer on being informed of the diesel seepage into the Nilwala river, contaminating drinking water resources at the invitation of state authorities.....

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    18th January 2016 21:40:53 Hours
  • Drill Instructors Passed Out in Colourful Night Ceremony

    The Passing out parade of the Drill Instructors’ Course No 109, conducted by the Combat Training School at Ampara on the directions of the Commander of the Army ....

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    15th January 2016 16:37:25 Hours
  • Army Troops Together with Others Douse Shop Fire in Matara

    More than 200 Army personnel of the Matara 3(V) Gemunu Watch (GW) camp under the 58 Division of the Security Force Headquarters-West (SFHQ-West) together with the assistance of......

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    20th January 2016 08:04:19 Hours

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  • Al-Ameen Students Awarded School Accessories

    Selected 126 school students learning at Colombo 3, Al-Ameen Vidyalaya on Friday (5) received school books and accessories as incentives for learning, following a directive given by the Commander....

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    5th February 2016 18:46:04 Hours
  • Kilinochchi Home for People with Special Needs Offered Lunch on Independence Day

    Security Force Headquarters - Kilinochchi (SFHQ-KLN) on account of the 68th Independence Day anniversary offered lunch to the inmates at Karunanilayam Women’s and Children’s Home in Kilinochchi....

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    5th February 2016 12:00:13 Hours
  • Rowing Championships Go to Military Police & KDU Women's Teams

    The Sri Lanka Army Corps of Military Police (SLACMP) Rowing Team and Kotalawala Defence University Women’s Rowing Team won the Men and Women's champion trophies respectively at the Inter Regiment ....

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    6th February 2016 08:48:52 Hours
  • Fire-Fighting Demonstration Educates Kosgama Establishments

    In order to refresh procedures, related to emergency fire-fighting, a group of fire-fighters of the Logistic Command Headquarters recently held a fire-fighting demonstration at the Headquarters ......

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    5th February 2016 11:42:52 Hours
  • SFHQ-W Troops Help Launch Donation Programmes

    Troops of the Security Force Headquarters - Wanni (SFHQ - W) distributed school accessories and dry ration packs during brief ceremonies, held recently at Weherathanna and Nandimithragama villages ..

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    5th February 2016 11:21:29 Hours
  • 56 and 62 Divisions Organized Dental Clinic Held for Three Days

    Troops of 56 and 62 Divisions serving under the Security Force Headquarters – Wanni (SFHQ – W) organized a 3-day long mobile Dental Clinic for under-privileged people in Bogaswewa......

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    3rd February 2016 23:26:38 Hours
  • SFHQ-KLN Conducts Awareness Project to Mark World Cancer Day & Leprosy Day

    Troops of the Security Force Headquarters-Kilinochchi (SFHQ- KLN) conducted a medical programme, together with Director of Health Services – Kilinochchi on Tuesday (2) to enlighten the public.........

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    3rd February 2016 14:29:18 Hours
  • New Officers’ Mess in 68 Div Opened

    The newly-built Officers’ Mess in the 68 Division Headquarters serving under the Security Force Headquarters – Mullaittivu (SFHQ – MLT)...

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    3rd February 2016 23:15:01 Hours
  • One More Round of SFHQ – MLT Presentations Held

    One more phase of the regular Training Day programmes was organized on Wednesday (03) at the Security Force Headquarters – Mullaittivu (SFHQ – MLT) on the instructions of.....

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    3rd February 2016 23:35:57 Hours
  • Central, Mullaittivu, East & Wanni SFHQs Contribute to ‘Physical Fitness Promotion Week’

    To coincide with the national programme on Physical Health promotion, designed by the Ministry of Sports as envisioned by HE the President Maithripala Sirisena, the Security Force......

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    1st February 2016 15:07:21 Hours
  • New Director General Infantry Assumes Duties

    Major General A.P. De Z. Wickramarathne, the new Director General Infantry (DG Inf) assumed duties on Friday (29) after a simple ceremony at the office of the Director General Infantry.

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    3rd February 2016 11:48:02 Hours
  • New GOC Assumes Duties

    Brigadier P.A.D. Kahapola, the new General Officer Commanding (GOC) at the 68 Division assumed duties on Thursday (28) morning at a simple ceremony in the 68 Division Headquarters......

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    1st February 2016 13:58:14 Hours
  • 23 Division Engages in Welfare Projects

    Troop of the 23 Division serving under the Security Force Headquarters - East (SFHQ - E) organized a Medical Clinic under the guidance of Major General Darshana Hettiarachchi....

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    1st February 2016 13:37:59 Hours
  • Army Woman Cricketers Selected to the Indian Tour

    Several Sri Lanka Army Woman Cricketers have been selected to the National Squad in the up-coming tour to India during February 12-27. During the tour Sri Lanka Army Women’s Cricket Team will play ...

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    1st February 2016 14:55:36 Hours
  • 23 Division Troops Learn on ‘Biodiversity’

    With the objective of educating officers and other ranks of the 23 Division of the Security Force Headquarters- East (SFHQ-E) on ‘Sri Lankan Biodiversity and Environmental Friendly Landscaping’......

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    1st February 2016 12:51:43 Hours
  • New East Commander Visits 22 & 24 Divisions

    Major General Udayantha Wijerathne made first formal visits to 22 and 24 Divisions of the Security Force Headquarters - East (SFHQ-E) during 18-22 January after assuming duties as the.....

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    1st February 2016 12:38:13 Hours
  • Sri Lanka Army Cricket on the Rise

    Sri Lanka Army cricketers ended their long standing major title drought when they won the AIA Premier T20 championship beating a strong Tamil Union side by five wickets in an exciting......

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    1st February 2016 10:43:39 Hours
  • Army Cricketers Selected for T-20 Tour in India

    Two cricketers of the Army Cricket team have been selected to the Sri Lanka National Squad for the T-20 tour to India, which is scheduled during Feb 06-16.

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    29th January 2016 11:09:25 Hours
  • SFHQ - West Troops Assist Dengue Prevention Programme

    Troops of the Security Force Headquarters - West (SFHQ-West) contributed to the ongoing National Dengue prevention campaign on Thursday (28) on the directions of the Army Headquarters on......

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    29th January 2016 10:57:03 Hours
  • GR Troops Welcome Their New Colonel of the Regiment

    Gajaba Regiment (GR) on Thursday (28) welcomed Major General Sumedha Perera as the newly-appointed Colonel of the Regiment, GR during a formal military ceremony at the Regimental.....

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    28th January 2016 18:47:01 Hours

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