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Army Troops Cover Garbage-Heap with Polythene

23rd April 2017 10:24:42 Hours

Dedicated Engineer troops of the Army as of Saturday (22) afternoon, were busy rolling a huge polythene sheet, to cover up the remainder of the garbage heap in order to ensure safety of those still living near the location. While the government is fully committed in providing alternative homes and other facilities to the worst-affected in the Meetotamulla garbage dump tragedy.

News Highlights

News Highlights

Commander Shares Meals with Rescue & Relief Troops

20th April 2017 14:59:00 Hours

Hundreds of Army troops, currently engaged in the arduous task of clearing debris in search of any survivors or victims in the Meetotamulla garbage dump tragedy, received a morale boost this afternoon (17) when Lieutenant General Crishanthe De Silva..........

Four Army Athletes Selected to Represent Asian Athletic Championship - 2017

20th April 2017 14:55:44 Hours

A team of 4 young athletes of the Sri Lanka Army have been selected to represent Sri Lanka in the forthcoming 22nd Athletic Championship to be held in Bhubaneswar in India during July 6-9, 2017.

Customary Tea Table Brings New Year Spirits to AHQ

20th April 2017 14:54:21 Hours

The customary Sinhala and Tamil New Year get-together at the Army Headquarters (AHQ) in the wake of the dawn of the New Year got underway Thursday (20) morning with Lieutenant General Crishanthe De Silva, Commander .......

News Features

News Features

Women’s Corps Ladies Conduct Workshop on Aesthetics for Children in Nallur

21st April 2017 18:29:23 Hours

A workshop on children at the ‘Five Square Children’s’ Home', Nallur, Jaffna on ‘Drama and Performing Arts' was conducted by Mrs. Rathna Pushpa Kumari....

22 Division Troops Give Support to Dengue Programme

21st April 2017 18:01:22 Hours

Troops of the 22 Division extended their support for control of Dengue epidemic during a campaign launched outside the perimeters of the 22 Division in Keseltuduwa, Trincomalee during March 15-22.

Japanese Defence Attaché Calls on Army Chief of Staff

19th April 2017 17:31:36 Hours

Captain Atsuhiro Morore, Defence Attaché of the Embassy of Japan in Sri Lanka, paid a courtesy call on the Chief of Staff (CoS) of the Army, Major General Mahesh Senanayake ..........

Situation Report


NORTH: Army De-mining Troops in the general area of MAVADIVEMBU recovered forty anti personnel mines on Thursday (20).

Meanwhile, on information received troops recovered one hand grenade and one 81 mm mortar shell from PUTHUKUDIRIPPU WEST area on the same day (20).

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Sports News

Sri Lanka Army Hockey players Sunday (9) evening beat their Navy counterparts during the finals in the ‘Navy Cup 2017’, Hockey Tournament, held at the Hockey Turf in Welisara Navy Camp premises and carried away the trophy.