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11th February 2016

Volunteer Force Pays Tribute to Children of War Heroes in Record Distribution of Educational Grants

Sri Lanka Army Volunteer Force (SLAVF) which boasts an unblemished and proud history of 134 years with its 100 Battalions, scattered across the island, recalled the memories of.....

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  • Army Medalists in SAG Begin to Return Home

    Sri Lanka Army sportsmen and women who made their organization proud by winning medals in the ongoing 12th South Asian Games (SAG) in India arrived in Sri Lanka on Tuesday (9) upon completion........

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    10th February 2016 16:55:43 Hours
  • Package Tours to Malaysia Now Available at Concessionary Rates

    Sri Lanka Army’s Directorate of Movement-managed Air Travel Services (Pvt) Ltd, introducing a new package tour to Malaysia, invites Army personnel and members of their families to make use of....

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    9th February 2016 18:16:44 Hours
  • Commander Stimulates Army Athlete Offering Expenses for His Participation in ‘Asian Games’

    Lance Corporal B. Nalinda Kumara of 26 Sri Lanka Sinha Regiment (SLSR) who made the Army proud at national level in several previous wrestling events, has now been qualified by Sri Lanka.....

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    8th February 2016 16:56:06 Hours
  • Army Athletes in 12th SAG Make Impressive Records

    Sri Lanka Army sportsmen and women, participating in the ongoing 12th South Asian Games (SAG) in India has by Sunday (7) afternoon, made their organization proud by winning a few Silver and Bronze....

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    7th February 2016 14:00:31 Hours
  • Chinese Government Donates Medical Equipment to ‘Ranaviru Sevana’

    Subsequent to an initiative taken by the Embassy of People’s Republic of China, the Chinese government, showing its goodwill and concern towards the enhancement of therapeutic requirements.....

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    9th February 2016 22:31:48 Hours
  • Glittering National Flags & Military Parades Salute President & Nation During 68th Independence Day Ceremonies

    Sri Lanka on Thursday (Feb 4) commemorated her 68th National Independence Day in a simple, yet dignified ceremony at the Galle Face Green, heralding a new era of peace, harmony, reconciliation....

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    4th February 2016 14:29:35 Hours
  • President Urges All to Help Resolve Issues Left Behind by Imperialists & Usher a New Era of Peace & Reconciliation

    President Maithripala Sirisena in his National Day address to the Nation at the 68th National Independence Day ceremony this morning (4) underlined the need to firmly resolve the legacy of problems...

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    4th February 2016 15:01:42 Hours
  • Jaffna Marks Independence Day with Community-Oriented Projects

    Giving prominence to a series of community-oriented service projects, the Security Force Headquarters - Jaffna (SFHQ-J) on Thursday (Feb 4) joined hands together with the people in the peninsula to ma

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    5th February 2016 17:05:05 Hours
  • Final Touches Get Underway for Independence Day Parade

    Final preparations and rehearsals in connection with the conduct of the military parade in the 68th National Independence Day (February 4) got underway for the second consecutive day Tuesday (2) .....

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    4th February 2016 16:01:31 Hours
  • Major General Senanayake, New Jaffna Commander Assumes Office

    Major General N.U.M.M.W Senanayake, the newly appointed, Commander, Security Force Headquarters - Jaffna (SFHQ-J) on Thursday (28) assumed office amid blessings of major faiths and members ......

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    29th January 2016 15:46:36 Hours
  • Hqrs West Goes with Solar Power

    Troops of the Security Force Headquarters - West (SFHQ - West) launched a solar power project at the Army Cantonment, Panagoda under instructions of Major General Sudantha Ranasinghe.....

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    1st February 2016 13:06:35 Hours
  • Foreign Buddhist Monks Provided Facilities

    The Non-Commissioned Officers Training School (NCOTS) at Kalaoya, Saliyawewa on the instructions of the Commander of the Army respectfully facilitated the overnight stay for 20 foreign.....

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    28th January 2016 13:01:36 Hours
  • Army Joins Hands with ‘Physical Fitness Week’

    To be in line with the ongoing ‘Sports and Physical Health Promotion Week’, launched on a concept of HE the President Maithripala Sirisena, aimed at control of Non-Communicable Diseases.....

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    28th January 2016 08:34:07 Hours
  • President Speaks Out & Scotches Rumours Spreading Against National Security & Armed Forces

    President Maithripala Sirisena during his convincing and elaborate address to the launching ceremony of the ‘Virusara’ Privilege Card at Temple Trees this evening (25) emphatically told the gathering

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    25th January 2016 22:10:27 Hours
  • ‘Virusara’ Privilege Card Launched in Grand Ceremony at Temple Trees

    The ‘Virusara’ Privilege Card that provides multifaceted service benefits to families of fallen War Heroes and disable War Heroes was launched Monday (25) afternoon during a colourful ceremony......

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    28th January 2016 08:32:38 Hours
  • Soldier’s Bravery Saves Woman’s Life

    Two soldiers belonging to 16 (Volunteer) Sri Lanka Light Infantry Regiment (SLLI) serving under the 571 Brigade of the 57 Division in the Security Forces Headquarters, Kilinochchi (SFHQ – KLN)......

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    25th January 2016 14:30:43 Hours
  • President Launches ‘Virusara’ Privilege Card Project

    Launch of the ‘Virusara’ privilege card and award of 100 scholarships, each worth Rs 50,000/= to war-affected children of North & East and War Hero families take place on Monday (25) at 3.00 p.m.....

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    24th January 2016 20:49:40 Hours
  • President Opens Young Constructors’ Social Responsibility Project, First-Ever Hydrotherapy Pool at MSM

    HE the President Maithripala Sirisena reassuring his commitment to the national security, sovereignty and protection of the unitary character of the country more than ever before, pooh-poohed.........

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    23rd January 2016 19:29:22 Hours
  • Fallen War Heroes in MIC Remembered

    The memory of 66 fallen Military Intelligence Corps (MIC) War Heroes of the Sri Lanka Army who made the supreme sacrifice in the service of the motherland while serving an indispensable unit during ..

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    25th January 2016 22:06:27 Hours
  • Asian Region’s CIMA Head Calls on Commander

    Ms. Irene Teng, after her assumption of office as the Regional Director of Chartered Institute of Management Accountants (CIMA) South East Asia and Australasia called on the Commander of the Army....

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    20th January 2016 18:16:26 Hours

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  • SFHQ – West Troops Conduct Dengue Prevention Campaign

    Troops of the Security Force Headquarters – West (SFHQ –West) contributed to the ongoing national Dengue prevention campaign during 11 – 13 February instructions of the Ministry of Defence.....

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    11th February 2016 15:11:39 Hours
  • General Service Corps Troops Build Their Own Facilities

    Own troops-constructed new Vehicle Service Station, Other Ranks’ Restroom, TV Hall and a utility facility at the Regimental Headquarters of the Sri Lanka Army General Service Corps (RHQ-SLAGSC).....

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    10th February 2016 18:20:04 Hours
  • Army Body Builders Carry Away 4 Golds in National Tournament

    Army body builders, competing in the Mr Hee Man National Body Builders Tournament at Weligama Town Council auditorium bagged 4 Gold medals, 1 Silver medal and 3 Bronze medals on Saturday (6).

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    10th February 2016 12:32:26 Hours
  • Sri Lankan & Korean Battalions in Lebanon Perform Religious Observances

    Both Buddhist officers and other ranks in Lebanon-based Sri Lankan and Korean peacekeeping missions (United Nations Interim Force in Lebanon - UNIFL) recently conducted a prayer session for world peac

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    9th February 2016 16:34:31 Hours
  • Private Campus-Organized Mobile Clinic Supported

    More than 930 patients in Puthukuyiruppu area received medical consultations and medicine during a mobile medical clinic conducted at Puthukudiyiruppu Central College on Saturday (6) with......

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    8th February 2016 15:50:27 Hours
  • SLNG Troops in Social Projects

    Troops of the 22 Sri Lanka National Guard (SLNG), attached to the 112 Brigade serving under the Security Force Headquarters – Central (SFHQ – C) carried out a Shramadana campaign to renovate..........

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    8th February 2016 13:29:03 Hours
  • Al-Ameen Students Awarded School Accessories

    Selected 126 school students learning at Colombo 3, Al-Ameen Vidyalaya on Friday (5) received school books and accessories as incentives for learning, following a directive given by the Commander....

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    5th February 2016 18:46:04 Hours
  • Kilinochchi Home for People with Special Needs Offered Lunch on Independence Day

    Security Force Headquarters - Kilinochchi (SFHQ-KLN) on account of the 68th Independence Day anniversary offered lunch to the inmates at Karunanilayam Women’s and Children’s Home in Kilinochchi....

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    5th February 2016 12:00:13 Hours
  • Rowing Championships Go to Military Police & KDU Women's Teams

    The Sri Lanka Army Corps of Military Police (SLACMP) Rowing Team and Kotalawala Defence University Women’s Rowing Team won the Men and Women's champion trophies respectively at the Inter Regiment ....

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    6th February 2016 08:48:52 Hours
  • Fire-Fighting Demonstration Educates Kosgama Establishments

    In order to refresh procedures, related to emergency fire-fighting, a group of fire-fighters of the Logistic Command Headquarters recently held a fire-fighting demonstration at the Headquarters ......

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    5th February 2016 11:42:52 Hours
  • SFHQ-W Troops Help Launch Donation Programmes

    Troops of the Security Force Headquarters - Wanni (SFHQ - W) distributed school accessories and dry ration packs during brief ceremonies, held recently at Weherathanna and Nandimithragama villages ..

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    5th February 2016 11:21:29 Hours
  • 56 and 62 Divisions Organized Dental Clinic Held for Three Days

    Troops of 56 and 62 Divisions serving under the Security Force Headquarters – Wanni (SFHQ – W) organized a 3-day long mobile Dental Clinic for under-privileged people in Bogaswewa......

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    3rd February 2016 23:26:38 Hours
  • SFHQ-KLN Conducts Awareness Project to Mark World Cancer Day & Leprosy Day

    Troops of the Security Force Headquarters-Kilinochchi (SFHQ- KLN) conducted a medical programme, together with Director of Health Services – Kilinochchi on Tuesday (2) to enlighten the public.........

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    3rd February 2016 14:29:18 Hours
  • New Officers’ Mess in 68 Div Opened

    The newly-built Officers’ Mess in the 68 Division Headquarters serving under the Security Force Headquarters – Mullaittivu (SFHQ – MLT)...

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    3rd February 2016 23:15:01 Hours
  • One More Round of SFHQ – MLT Presentations Held

    One more phase of the regular Training Day programmes was organized on Wednesday (03) at the Security Force Headquarters – Mullaittivu (SFHQ – MLT) on the instructions of.....

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    3rd February 2016 23:35:57 Hours
  • Central, Mullaittivu, East & Wanni SFHQs Contribute to ‘Physical Fitness Promotion Week’

    To coincide with the national programme on Physical Health promotion, designed by the Ministry of Sports as envisioned by HE the President Maithripala Sirisena, the Security Force......

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    1st February 2016 15:07:21 Hours
  • New Director General Infantry Assumes Duties

    Major General A.P. De Z. Wickramarathne, the new Director General Infantry (DG Inf) assumed duties on Friday (29) after a simple ceremony at the office of the Director General Infantry.

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    3rd February 2016 11:48:02 Hours
  • New GOC Assumes Duties

    Brigadier P.A.D. Kahapola, the new General Officer Commanding (GOC) at the 68 Division assumed duties on Thursday (28) morning at a simple ceremony in the 68 Division Headquarters......

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    1st February 2016 13:58:14 Hours
  • 23 Division Engages in Welfare Projects

    Troop of the 23 Division serving under the Security Force Headquarters - East (SFHQ - E) organized a Medical Clinic under the guidance of Major General Darshana Hettiarachchi....

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    1st February 2016 13:37:59 Hours
  • Army Woman Cricketers Selected to the Indian Tour

    Several Sri Lanka Army Woman Cricketers have been selected to the National Squad in the up-coming tour to India during February 12-27. During the tour Sri Lanka Army Women’s Cricket Team will play ...

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    1st February 2016 14:55:36 Hours

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