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GR Marks Its 36th Birthday Anniversary with Grand Elaborate Events

One of the most prominent and leading Infantry wings in the Army, Gajaba Regiment (GR) whose troops with their avowed theme song, ‘Peramune Sita Helaya Rakina…..’ (Defending the Nation from the front line) marking an epoch in the country’s contemporary war history commemorated its 36th anniversary on a grand scale on Monday (14) morning at Saliyapura.

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They Venerate GR War Heroes in Flowers & Recollect Their Unmatched Sacrifices

14th October 2019 07:06:26 Hours

They Venerate GR War Heroes in Flowers & Recollect Their Unmatched Sacrifices

Gajaba Regiment (GR) Regimental Headquarters at Saliyapura this evening (13) revived and fondly revered the invaluable memories of valiant Gajaba Regiment (GR) War Heroes during a fitting and solemn commemorative ceremony, held in front its monument, graced by Colonel...

Commander's Initiative Gets New Furnished House for Mother with Two Children

13th October 2019 20:26:53 Hours

Commander's Initiative Gets New Furnished House for Mother with Two Children

"It is really a dream come true for me and my two children who are destitute, and I still cannot believe there are still great Good Samaritans living around us. We are indebted to the War Heroes for ever because they as the country's only beam of hope salvaged our country, and now rendering great service...

Colourful Army Flags Fluttering in the Sea Breeze Herald a New Era on 70th Army Anniversary Day

13th October 2019 16:26:53 Hours

Colourful Army Flags Fluttering in the Sea Breeze Herald a New Era on 70th Army Anniversary Day

Galle Face green Thursday morning (10) amid a mammoth gathering of distinguished invitees, state officials, past Commanders, veterans, spouses stood adorned with fluttering Army flags for a couple of hours when nearly a column of 2,000 troops rolled across the esplanade and saluted...

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Ragama ‘Ranaviru Sevana’ War Heroes on Army Day Share Thoughts with Commander

13th October 2019 17:42:59 Hours

Ragama ‘Ranaviru Sevana’ War Heroes on Army Day Share Thoughts with Commander

Just an hour after the day’s main highlight of the 70th Army Anniversary got underway in the Galle Face green, Lieutenant General Shavendra Silva, Commander of the Army attaching greater prominence, made a beeline to the Ragama Ranaviru Sevana where 93 disabled War Heroes are...

Anniversary Commemorations Culminate with Formal All Rank Dinner

13th October 2019 14:42:59 Hours

Anniversary Commemorations Culminate with Formal All Rank Dinner

Bringing the 70th Army Anniversary commemorative events to culmination, a representative gathering of All Ranks in the Army on Friday (11) evening sat with their Commander of the Army, Lieutenant General Shavendra Silva at Panagoda Army Indoor Stadium for a formal dinner...

Jaffna, Central, Kilinochchi, Wanni, East, West & Mullaittivu Troops Have Their Own Anniversary Commemorations

13th October 2019 13:00:59 Hours

Jaffna, Central, Kilinochchi, Wanni, East, West & Mullaittivu Troops Have Their Own Anniversary Commemorations

All Security Force Headquarters (SFHQs) across the country, giving pride of place to Recitation of the National Anthem and the Army Song, Remembrance of War Heroes, Hoisting of the Army Flag, Reading of the Commander’s Message, Planting of Saplings....

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Three Hand Grenades Found from Abandoned Land in Moratuwa

Three unusable hand grenades have been recovered from an abandoned land in No. 404, Rawatawatte, Moratuwa on Friday evening (04 October). The grenades had been found when the land was being cleaned.

Air Force Bomb Squad had defused these grenades. Moratuwa Police are conducting further investigations.

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The 4th Inter Regiment Triathlon Championship tournament (male/female) got underway by the side of the Chandrika Tank bund area on 22 September. 80 competitors representing 15 Regiments vied in the tournament. Championship events consisted of 750 m swimming, 20 km bicycle riding and 5 km running and drew large crowds.