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Gajaba Regiment Admires Its 'Colours' Recipients

21st March 2018 00:12:35 Hours

The Sri Lanka Army's one of the most admired regiments, Gajaba Regiment (GR), having produced a fine assortment of sports personalities at Army and national levels, took pride in appreciating the services of serving sportsmen and differently-able para-sportsmen during Tuesday (20) evening's ‘Colours Night’ after hailing and recognizing GR sportsmen during a glittering ceremony that got underway at the Bishops’ College auditorium in Colombo.

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News Highlights

Army Presence Scaled Down But Troops Continue Patrol Duties with Police in Kandy

21st March 2018 14:58:54 Hours

Sri Lanka Army troops on duty in the Kandy District, although withdrew from emergency duties along with lifting of the Emergency Regulations after most recent ethnic disturbances, would continue to assist the Police by conducting several.....

Commander Opens Extended Facilities at Gemunu Watch Headquarters

21st March 2018 14:50:44 Hours

The Gemunu Watch (GW) Regimental Headquarters at Kuruwita, Ratnapura, got its new two-storied accommodation complex for Other Rankers and renovated Other Ranks’ Mess opened by the Commander of the Army, Lieutenant General Mahesh Senanayake....

Commander Secretariat Staff Join Landmark Expedition

21st March 2018 10:43:50 Hours

A group of about 67 members of the staff working in the Commander's Secretariat at the Army Headquarters, including civil employees were taken on an expedition of three days for the first time, thanks to an initiative of the Commander of the Army himself with the objective of promoting team-building......

News Features

News Features

SFHQ-Wanni to Build Two New Pre-Schools

22nd March 2018 18:31:57 Hours

Security Force Headquarters - Wanni (SFHQ-W) will construct two preschools in remote areas of Anuradhapura and Vavuniya districts with the financial sponsorship of Hemas Outreach Foundation.

Newly-Erected Toddlers’ Park in Orr’s Hill Opened

22nd March 2018 18:31:42 Hours

The new Toddlers’ Park at Orr’s Hill in Trincomalee, built by the troops of the 22 Division under the Security Force Headquarters - East (SFHQ-E) was opened by the General Officer Commanding (GOC), 22 Division, Major General Aruna Jayasekara.....

Long-felt Needs at Puttur Madihe Pangnaseeha Vidyalaya Fulfilled

21st March 2018 22:36:27 Hours

The Dharma Vijaya Foundation from Colombo in response to a request of the Security Force Headquarters - Jaffna (SFHQ-J) donated Instruments and accessories to the school band team, electric fans, bicycles and a Public Address system to Puttur-based Madihe Pangnaseeha Vidyalaya in Jaffna on.....

Situation Report


NORTH: De-mining groups recovered eighteen anti-personnel mines and one 82 mm mortar bomb from PERIYAMADU area on Saturday (17).

Meanwhile, troops recovered one mortar bomb from AKKARAYANKULAM area on the same day (17).

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Sports News

The finals of the Security Force Headquarters - Wanni (SFHQ-W) - organized Inter Division Swimming Competition - 2018 got underway at the 21 Division Swimming Pool complex in Anuradhapura on Saturday (17).