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Military Honours Greet Secretary Defence at Army Headquarters

The newly-appointed Secretary to the Ministry of Defence, Mr Hemasiri Fernando this afternoon (19) made a formal courtesy visit to the Army Headquarters (AHQ) and called on the Commander of the Army, Lieutenant General Mahesh Senanayake. A ceremonial Guard Turnout upon his arrival at the Army Headquarters premises greeted him in accordance with....

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57 Division Troops Build New Home for ‘Mother Courage’ in Kilinochchi

20th November 2018 21:28:17 Hours

57 Division Troops Build New Home for ‘Mother Courage’ in Kilinochchi

Concerned Army personnel of the 57 Division in coordination with the technical expertise, provided by 9 Vijayabahu Infantry Regiment (VIR) troops of the 571 Brigade voluntarily collected funds and offered a new lease of life to an iconic Sinhalese woman who has braved to live in Kilinochchi, irrespective of numerous terrorist......

17 GR Troops Attend to Leak on Ilappakulam Tank Bund

18th November 2018 19:55:35 Hours

17 GR Troops Attend to Leak on Ilappakulam Tank Bund

Following information provided by villagers about an imminent danger due to a water leakage on the Ilappakulam tank bund in Palampasi Grama Niladhari sector, 17 (volunteer) Gajaba Regiment (GR) troops of the 642 Brigade under the 64 Division of the Security Force Headquarters-Mullaitivu (SFHQ-MLT) rushed to the spot and....

Wife Seeks Army Assistance to Trace Her Missing Husband

17th November 2018 23:28:10 Hours

Wife Seeks Army Assistance to Trace Her Missing Husband

A total of 13 Army personnel of the 19 Gemunu Watch (GW) under command to the 593 Brigade of the 59 Division in the Security Force Headquarters- Mullaittivu responding to an appeal made by a woman in Kokkuthudai village, alleging that her husband after going to the paddy field on Tuesday (13) had failed to turn up home swiftly acted in close....

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65 Division Gives Away 240 Coconut Saplings

21st November 2018 12:55:29 Hours

65 Division Gives Away 240 Coconut Saplings

To be in line with the Commander’s conceptual notion, ‘Ranaviru Haritha Arana’ project to coincide with the ‘Wanaropa’ National Tree Planting Campaign, 11 (V) Gajaba Regiment troops of the 651 Brigade under the 65 Division of the Security Force Headquarters - Kilinochchi (SFHQ-KLN) distributed 240 coconut saplings among 120 civilians....

Commander Security Forces - East Takes Leave of His Staff at SFHQ-East

20th November 2018 21:19:49 Hours

Commander Security Forces - East Takes Leave of His Staff at SFHQ-East

Major General Santhusitha Pananwala, Commander Security Forces- East who served the Army with commitment and dedication for over 36 years relinquished the office of the Security Force Headquarters-East on Monday (19) on the eve of his retirement from the Army on 24 November 2018.

593 Brigade Assists ‘Katina’ in Nayaru

19th November 2018 16:00:27 Hours

593 Brigade Assists ‘Katina’ in Nayaru

Troops of the 593 Brigade under the 59 Division assisted the annual Katina Pooja at the historic Gurukanda temple in the general area of Nayaru during 17-18 on the directions of the Commander, Security Forces - Mullaittivu (SF-MLT). General Officer Commanding, 59 Division, Major General Ruwan Wanigasooriya......

Situation Report

2018-10-22

NORTH: De-mining groups recovered eighty-eight anti personnel mines and one Rocket Propelled Grenade (RPG) from WETTIYAMURUPPU, PALAPPANI, PERIYAMADHU and KEERISUDDAN areas on Sunday (21).

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National Novices Wrestling Championship - 2018 organized by the Sri Lanka Wrestling Association was held during 10 - 11 September 2018 at the Torrington Indoor Stadium in Colombo.During this tournament, Sri Lanka Army Wrestling Team secured 10 Gold, 6 Silver and 2 Bronze medals and won the overall championship....