Header

Sri Lanka Army

Defenders of the Nation

Photo Stories

Photo Story

Military Honours Greet Secretary Defence at Army Headquarters

The newly-appointed Secretary to the Ministry of Defence, Mr Hemasiri Fernando this afternoon (19) made a formal courtesy visit to the Army Headquarters (AHQ) and called on the Commander of the Army, Lieutenant General Mahesh Senanayake. A ceremonial Guard Turnout upon his arrival at the Army Headquarters premises greeted him in accordance with....

News Highlights

News Highlights

17 GR Troops Attend to Leak on Ilappakulam Tank Bund

18th November 2018 19:55:35 Hours

17 GR Troops Attend to Leak on Ilappakulam Tank Bund

Following information provided by villagers about an imminent danger due to a water leakage on the Ilappakulam tank bund in Palampasi Grama Niladhari sector, 17 (volunteer) Gajaba Regiment (GR) troops of the 642 Brigade under the 64 Division of the Security Force Headquarters-Mullaitivu (SFHQ-MLT) rushed to the spot and....

Wife Seeks Army Assistance to Trace Her Missing Husband

17th November 2018 23:28:10 Hours

Wife Seeks Army Assistance to Trace Her Missing Husband

A total of 13 Army personnel of the 19 Gemunu Watch (GW) under command to the 593 Brigade of the 59 Division in the Security Force Headquarters- Mullaittivu responding to an appeal made by a woman in Kokkuthudai village, alleging that her husband after going to the paddy field on Tuesday (13) had failed to turn up home swiftly acted in close....

Commonwealth Games Bronze Medalist Rewarded

16th November 2018 14:01:10 Hours

Commonwealth Games Bronze Medalist Rewarded

Lieutenant General Mahesh Senanayake, Commander of the Army in appreciation of the Army boxer, Sergeant M.V.I.R.S Bandara’s achievement in the 21st Commonwealth Games, securing a Bronze medal (52 kg category) has decided to gift him with a new house in collaboration with his Regiment, 16 Corps of Engineer Services (CES).

News Features

News Features

Garments Distributed Among Kirisuddan Families

19th November 2018 15:42:27 Hours

Garments Distributed Among Kirisuddan Families

Troops of the 613 Brigade of the 61 Division under the Security Force Headquarters - Wanni (SFHQ-W) held a donation programme for under-privileged females in Kirisuddan village on Saturday (17) at the Kirisuddan Government School. Following the sponsorship provided by Brigadier K.D.C.G.J Tilakaratne, General Officer Commanding....

Outgoing SF-E Commander Pays Courtesy Visits

19th November 2018 13:45:51 Hours

Outgoing SF-E Commander Pays Courtesy Visits

Major General Santhusitha Pananwala, Commander, Security Forces - East (SF-E) on the eve of his retirement paid courtesy visits to the Headquarters, Forward Maintenance Area - East in Minneriya, 22, 23 and 24 Divisions during November 15 - 17. On his arrival at the 23 Division Headquarters in Punani on Thursday (15), he was warmly....

Army Rugby Team Wins in First Inter Club League

19th November 2018 12:45:51 Hours

Army Rugby Team Wins in First Inter Club League

Army rugby players in the Dialog ‘A’ Division Inter Club Rugby League (1st round) in a show of excellence during the match at Air Force grounds on Sunday (18) beat their Air Force rivals to 29 - 21 and claimed a resounding victory. At half time Army players led the fray collecting 19 points to 14. As expected, both teams threw a spectacular display....

Situation Report

2018-10-22

NORTH: De-mining groups recovered eighty-eight anti personnel mines and one Rocket Propelled Grenade (RPG) from WETTIYAMURUPPU, PALAPPANI, PERIYAMADHU and KEERISUDDAN areas on Sunday (21).

Military Aid to Civil Authorities

More Projects for more details
Sri Lanka Army Sports

Sports News

National Power Lifting 2018 tournament that got underway at Bandaragama Maithri hall on Saturday (3) with seven pioneer teams gave the overall championship to the Army Power Lifters. Army Power Lifters grabbed 4 Gold medals, 3 Silver medals and a Bronze medal and claimed championship. During this significant championship, 4 new Sri Lankan records were created by two players.