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The Inter Regiment Athletics Championship of the Sri Lanka Army Volunteer Force (SLAVF) began Tuesday (20) morning on a grand scale at Diyagama Mahinda Rajapaksa Stadium, Homagama. Major General Piyal Wickramaratne, Commandant, SLAVF who is behind organizing the mega event with the support of all SLAVF Battalions, graced the opening ceremony this morning as the Chief Guest.

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Fire in Bus Followed by Explosion Injures 19 Passengers in Diyatalawa

21st February 2018 10:37:30 Hours

A fire, followed by an explosion occurred in a private passenger bus travelling from Jaffna to Diyatalawa caused injuries to 19 passengers this morning (21) around 5.45 am while it was plying in the general area of Kahagolla, Diyatalawa.

Troops Bring Moneragala Fire Under Control

20th February 2018 13:01:01 Hours

More than 80 troops of the 9 Sri Lanka Sinha Regiment (SLSR) and 5 Gemunu Watch (GW) of the 12 Division under the Security Force Headquarters - Central (SFHQ- Cen) swiftly jumped into action and arrested a fast spreading bushfire in the general area of Warunagama area in the Wellawaya Divisional Secretariat in Moneragala on Monday (19).

Tri-Servicemen Join CISM Run in Their Hundreds

20th February 2018 13:00:09 Hours

The International Military Sport Council (CISM) Day Run - 2018 was flagged off at the Galle Face Green Colombo and ended near the Defence Services College at Colombo 02 on Sunday (18) where Secretary of Defence, Mr Kapila Waidyaratne PC attended the inauguration of the event as the Chief Guest.

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'Kandula' Brings Smiles & Tears in Jaffna

20th February 2018 13:42:56 Hours

A gathering of more than 5000 religious dignitaries, tri-service and Police personnel, university and school students, state officials, civilians and some Sri Lankan expatriates on holiday in Jaffna, in an exceptional gesture of solidarity and understanding enjoyed the Security Force Headquarters - Jaffna (SFHQ-J)-organized popular 'Kandula' musical interaction of Brother Charles Thomas on Saturday (17).

64 Division Lends Assistance for Conduct of 'Maha Shivarathri’ Pooja at Shivam Kovil

19th February 2018 16:14:01 Hours

Troops of the 64 Division under the Security Force Headquarters - Mullaittivu (SFHQ-MLT) on account of the most recent holy ‘Maha Shivarathri’ day contributed to the successful conduct of the sacred festival at Oddusudan Shivam Kovil in Mullaittivu.

Kilinochchi Students Given Savings Books & School Accessories Gratis

19th February 2018 16:06:07 Hours

300 school students of low-income families in the Kilinochchi district were delighted to receive free school accessories and new bank accounts during a simple ceremony on Saturday (17) at Nelumpiyasa auditorium in Kilinochchi....

Situation Report


NORTH: Troops in the general area of PERIYAPACHCHILAIPALLAI recovered one 40 mm Rocket Propeller Grenade (RPG) bomb body part and one 60 mm mortar bomb on Monday (19).

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Army swimmers competing in the 45th Open Water 2 Mile Sea Swimming Championship - 2018, organized by the Ambalangoda Dharmashoka College on Sunday (18) clinched the win in male category. This was the second consecutive victory of Army swimmers.