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“US Collective Ban on Commander & Family Reminds of Practice in Medieval Europe” - PM

Hon Prime Minister Mahinda Rajapaksa of the Democratic Socialist Republic of Sri Lanka in a special statement released this afternoon (19) regarding the US Travel Ban on the Commander of the Army and his family attributes the US ban to “a collective punishment, reminiscent of the practice in medieval Europe,”...

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Acting CDS & Commander in a Surprise Visit Evaluates SLAVF Development Projects

17th February 2020 22:21:48 Hours

Acting CDS & Commander in a Surprise Visit Evaluates SLAVF Development Projects

The acting Chief of Defence Staff and Commander of the Army Lieutenant General Shavendra Silva with a view to evaluating the progress of the development in the Sri Lanka Army Volunteer Force Headquarters...

Religious Dignitaries, Intellectuals, Media, Political Leaders & Patriots Vehemently Express Outrage against US Travel Ban on Army Chief

17th February 2020 21:21:48 Hours

Religious Dignitaries, Intellectuals, Media, Political Leaders & Patriots Vehemently Express Outrage against US Travel Ban on Army Chief

A large segment of rational-minded religious dignitaries, non-governmental organizations, political leaders, patriotic people, including sections of Mass Media...

Disabled War Heroes at RRC Shave Patients & Inmates Unattended at Leprosy Hospital

17th February 2020 20:22:08 Hours

Disabled War Heroes at RRC Shave Patients & Inmates Unattended at Leprosy Hospital

The Ranaviru Resource Centre (RRC) alias ‘Ranaviru Sampath Kendraya’ at Hekitta, Wattala, which trains War Heroes with permanent disabilities after their injuries in humanitarian operations is used to embark...

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News Features

Secy Defence, CDS & Service Commanders Join ‘CISM Day Run’ in Colombo

19th February 2020 19:24:00 Hours

Secy Defence, CDS & Service Commanders Join ‘CISM Day Run’ in Colombo

A gathering of a few more than 250 tri-service personnel, headed by the Secretary Defence, Major General (Retd) Kamal Gunaratne, acting Chief of Defence Staff and Commander of the Army, Lieutenant General Shavendra Silva...

Newly-Renovated ‘Coral Cove’ Holiday Resort, Now Open to the Public

18th February 2020 22:12:39 Hours

Newly-Renovated ‘Coral Cove’ Holiday Resort, Now Open to the Public

Recently-renovated ‘Coral Cove’ Holiday Resort, managed by the Security Force Headquarters - East (SFHQ-E) in the general coastal area of Kayankerni, just 10 km away from Valachchenai town offers the...

SF-West Troops Clean Up Health Hazards around School

18th February 2020 18:31:48 Hours

SF-West Troops Clean Up Health Hazards around School

Troops of the Security Force HQ - West (SFHQ-West) and 10 Sri Lanka National Guard troops at the request of the Principal at Homagama Subharathi Mahamathya College in Godagama carried out a thorough cleaning of the drain system around the school premises...

Situation Report

08-01-2019

NORTH: Troops in the general area of NEELUMWILA recovered unusable four anti personnel mines on Monday (7).

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Army swimmers participating in the 2 km Open Swimming Meet at Balapitiya sea beach on Saturday (15) secured the overall men’s Championship (open) after competing against more than 400 Army, Navy, Police and 25 teams from island-wide sports clubs and school teams during the two-day long tournament.