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1st May 2016

Hambantota Ceremony Distributes One More Segment of ‘Virusara’ Privilege Cards

One more round of the ongoing award of ‘Virusara’ Privilege Card to 1180 family members of fallen War Heroes and disable War Heroes, resident in the Southern Province took place this morning....

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  • Thai Defence Chief in Sri Lanka Pays Homage to Jaya Sri Maha Bodhi

    Chief of Defence of the Thai Royal Army, General Sommai Kaotira with his spouse and a seven-member delegation, currently in Sri Lanka at the invitation of the office of his Sri Lankan......

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    28th April 2016 22:28:30 Hours
  • Supply of Free Spectacles Coordinated after Holding Eye Clinic by 583 Bde Troops

    As part of their Civil-Military Coordination, troops in the 583 Brigade, together with the Base Workshop - Sri Lanka Electrical and Mechanical Engineers (SLEME) of the Security Force.....

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    28th April 2016 14:27:05 Hours
  • Media Directorate’s Photography & Video Technology Course Ends

    ‘Still Photography and Video Technology Course- No 13’, organized and conducted by the Directorate of Media of the Army concluded on Monday (25) morning after a brief ceremony at the Army Camp in.....

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    26th April 2016 17:13:41 Hours
  • 3 SLNG Troops Act in Response to Incumbent’s Request

    Troops of the 3 Sri Lanka National Guard (SLNG), attached to the 122 Brigade serving under the Security Force Headquarters – Central (SFHQ – C) carried out a Shramadana (self-help) campaign to........

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    26th April 2016 16:33:26 Hours
  • New Year Spirits Go to 54 Division, 61 Division & 62 Division Troops in Wanni

    Troops in the 54 Division organized a Sinhala and Tamil New Year festival on Sunday (24) near the Thiruketheeswaran Tank area in Mannar under the guidance of Major General W. D .P. Fernando....

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    26th April 2016 17:33:27 Hours
  • Pioneer Corps Troops Assist in Tree Planting

    Troops of the Sri Lanka Army Pioneer Corps (SLAPC) recently contributed to the national tree planting programme by launching it at the SLAPC Regimental Headquarters, Mathugama.

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    25th April 2016 13:06:42 Hours
  • 'Fox Hill Supercross - 2016' at Diyatalawa

    Sri Lanka's premier annual motor sporting event, 'Diyatalawa Fox Hill Supercross' was held at Diyatalawa the former garrison town 24th Sunday, April 2016.....

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    24th April 2016 17:25:07 Hours
  • Annual Festival at Kanakambikal Ambal Hindu Kovil Held

    The annual festival at the Kanakambikal Ambal Hindu Kovil in Kilinochchi had its annual festival on Thursday (21) at the Kovil premises. The festival was held for more than a week where.....

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    25th April 2016 15:06:59 Hours
  • Alert Troops Apprehend One More Lorryload of Satinwood from Madu Area

    612 Brigade (Bde) troops of the 61 Division (Div) serving in Madu area this morning (21) once again apprehended one more stock of illicitly felled satinwood logs while they were being transported.....

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    21st April 2016 17:10:20 Hours
  • FASIA 2015 - 2030 Programme Launched at Manatkadu

    Troops serving the Security Forces Headquarters - Jaffna (SFHQ-J) extended their best cooperation to the District Secretariat and Jaffna’s District Disaster Management Coordinating office to.....

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    25th April 2016 14:31:43 Hours
  • New Iranian Military Attaché Calls on Commander

    Colonel Ebrahim Rohani, the newly-appointed Military Attaché of the Embassy of the Islamic Republic of Iran this morning (20) paid a courtesy call on Lieutenant General Crishanthe De Silva....

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    20th April 2016 15:09:04 Hours
  • Bangladesh Defence Advisor Meets Jaffna Commander

    Commodore S Aslam Parvez, the Defence Adviser in the Bangladesh High Commission for Sri Lanka called at the Security Force Headquarters - Jaffna (SFHQ-J) and had a brief exchange of views with the....

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    25th April 2016 13:44:25 Hours
  • Kilinochchi Commander Greets New Governor of Northern Province

    Major General Amal Karunasekara Commander, Security Forces - Kilinochchi (SF-KLN), paid a courtesy call on Hon. Reginald Cooray, Governor of Northern Province on Wednesday (20) after his new.....

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    25th April 2016 09:45:44 Hours
  • Commander’s Hospital Visit & Customary Tea Party Mark New Year

    The customary Sinhala and Hindu New Year get-together at the Army Headquarters (AHQ) in the wake of the dawn of the New Year got underway Tuesday (19) morning with......

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    24th April 2016 17:17:46 Hours
  • One more New House Handed Over to Army Soldier

    As part of the ongoing housing project of the Army, a new house built jointly by 3 Sri Lanka National Guard (SLNG), 8 SLNG, 18 SLNG and 24 SLNG troops under the Security Forces - East (SF-E) was

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    18th April 2016 18:20:24 Hours
  • One More Wanni SFHQ Launched Computer Course Ends

    One more Computer Course, organized by the Security Force Headquarters-Wanni (SFHQ-W), meant to enhance knowledge of the serving troops of the SFHQ – W on the directions of the Commander SF-W.....

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    25th April 2016 12:25:23 Hours
  • Kilinochchi, Mullaittivu, Wanni & Central Troops Mark New Year with Traditional Sweetmeats & Games

    Members of the Sri Lanka Army across the country joined hands together with civilians for celebration of the Sinhala and Tamil New Year in the past few days. Troops of the Security Forces.....

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    17th April 2016 18:13:58 Hours
  • Commander of the Army’s New Year Message

    It is with great pleasure that I extend my best wishes to all Officers and men of the Sri Lanka Army for a happy, healthy and prosperous Sinhala and Tamil New Year.

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    14th April 2016 09:28:00 Hours
  • May New Year - 2016 Ushers in Fresh Thoughts, Happiness & Prosperity !

    Commander of the Army Lieutenant General Crishanthe De Silva, all Senior Officers, Officers and Members of the Civil Staff wish All of You a very Happy & Prosperous New Year 2016 !

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    13th April 2016 10:11:15 Hours
  • All Ranks at AHQ Enjoy Army ‘Soorya Mangalya 2016’

    The traditional Sinhala and Tamil New Year festive season across the country made its entry into the Colombo Malay Cricket Club grounds Tuesday (12) morning when hundreds of officers and soldiers of

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    12th April 2016 15:39:53 Hours

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  • SNCOs’ Workshop at SFHQ-East

    A 3-day workshop for the Senior Non Commissioned Officers (SNCO) serving at the 23 Division of the Security Force Headquarters – East (SFHQ- E) was held during April 5-7.

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    29th April 2016 14:45:20 Hours
  • Army Personnel Learn to Protect Environment

    Troops at 23 Division serving at the Security Forces Headquarters - East (SFHQ-E) organized a workshop, themed ‘Conserving Environment’ on Monday (25).

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    29th April 2016 13:16:07 Hours
  • SFHQ-C Conducts Awareness Programme on Drug Prevention

    Troops at the Security Forces Headquarters – Central (SFHQ-C), organized an awareness programme on ‘Drug Prevention” on the directions of the Commander of the Army, Lieutenant General Crishanthe......

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    29th April 2016 12:53:52 Hours
  • Officers Learn More about ‘Human Rights & Humanitarian Law’

    Troops of the Security Force Headquarters - Mullaittivu (SFHQ-MLT) conducted a presentation in connection with their training day programme on ‘Human Rights and International Humanitarian Law’.....

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    28th April 2016 14:39:29 Hours
  • 56th SIOT Course Begins at SFHQ-MLT

    The 56th Special Infantry Operation Training (SIOT) course began at the Security Force Headquarters Mullaittivu (SFHQ-MLT) on Sunday (24) after a brief opening address delivered by......

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    28th April 2016 14:33:16 Hours
  • Sri Lanka Army Hockey Players Do Well Winning a Silver in World Hockey League

    Sri Lanka National Hockey Team, comprised of a group of 8 Sri Lanka Army Hockey players emerged as the runners-up at the finals in the World Hockey League 1st round, held in Singapore.....

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    27th April 2016 21:05:58 Hours
  • New Officers’ Mess Vested in 55 Div Officers

    The much-needed Officers’ Mess in the 55 Division Headquarters at Kadaikadu, Jaffna serving the Security Force Headquarters – Jaffna (SFHQ – J) was opened to the Officers on Saturday (9)....

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    27th April 2016 20:57:52 Hours
  • 59 Division, 64 Division & 683 Brigade Mark New Year & Engage in Community Projects

    Troops of the 59 Division serving under the Security Force Headquarters - Mullaittivu organized a New Year festival at the public grounds at Mullaittivu under the guidance of.......

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    25th April 2016 16:51:18 Hours
  • ‘Bodhi Pooja Pinkama’ of 17 ESR Blesses Army

    A Bodhi Pooja Pinkam programme was organized by the troops of the 17 Corps of Engineer Services (17 ESR) serving under the Security Force Headquarters - Central (SFHQ-C) on the instructions of.....

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    25th April 2016 11:45:14 Hours
  • SF-E Commander Gives Away New Year Gifts to Minneriya Hospital Inmates

    Major General K.M.U Wijeratne, Commander, Security Forces - East (SF-E) visited Army Base Hospital, Minneriya with a view to inquiring the well-being of soldiers receiving treatment in the......

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    25th April 2016 12:42:05 Hours
  • CTS - Ampara Marks New Year with Family Members

    Officers and other ranks serving at the Combat Training School (CTS), Ampara, together with their families participated in Sinhala and Hindu New Year celebrations organized at the school......

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    25th April 2016 12:03:55 Hours
  • One More Tamil Course Ends

    A Tamil Language Course was organized by the Troops of the 23 Division (23 Div) serving under the Security Forces – East (SFHQ-E) concluded on Saturday (09). A total of 21 Other Ranks.....

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    23rd April 2016 17:43:46 Hours
  • Bodhi Pooja Pinkama Held on Poya Day

    A Bodhi Pooja programme was organized by the troops of the 1 Sri Lanka Signal Corps (1 SLSC) of the Security Forces - Mullaittivu (SFHQ-MLT) on the instructions of Major General.....

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    23rd April 2016 17:41:25 Hours
  • 11 Div GOC Shares New Year Spirits with Hospitalized Soldiers

    Major General D.S.N.K Senadeera, General Officer Commanding, 11 Division on account of the New Year on Tuesday (19) visited the Army ward in the Kandy General Hospital in order to inquire into the....

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    25th April 2016 11:23:08 Hours
  • SFHQ - MLT Conducts Training Day Presentations

    Security Force Headquarters - Mullaittivu (SFHQ-MLT) conducted several presentations on account of the Training Day Programme under the supervision of Major General P U S Vithanage, Commander.....

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    23rd April 2016 17:31:24 Hours
  • SLAPC Celebrates Sinhala & Hindu New Year Festival

    Troops of Sri Lanka Army Pioneer Corps (SLAPC) recently celebrated its Sinhala and Tamil New Year Festival at SLAPC Regimental Headquarters premises, Mathugama. The event was organized under the.....

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    25th April 2016 15:29:50 Hours
  • 233 Bde Helps Under-privileged Students

    Troops serving the 233 Brigade (Bde) under the Security Force Headquarters - East (SFHQ-E) conducted a donation programme at the Madurankulam area on Tuesday (12).

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    25th April 2016 15:51:16 Hours
  • Kandy Signal School Celebrates Sinhala & Hindu New Year

    Officers and Other ranks serving at the School of Signals, Kandy, together with their families participated in Sinhala and Hindu New Year celebrations organized at the school ground on Wednesday (20).

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    22nd April 2016 16:56:56 Hours
  • 23 Div Troops Learn ‘Importance of Water’

    Troops of the 23 Division conducted a series of awareness programmes on ‘Management of Water’ with lecture assistance provided from the National Water Supply and Drainage Board.....

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    22nd April 2016 16:41:03 Hours
  • 23 Div Marks New Year with Sister Organizations

    Troops of the 23 Division (23 Div) serving under the Security Force Headquarters – East (SFHQ-E) celebrated Sinhala and Tamil New Year festival at the Welikanda Maha Vidyalaya ground on Monday (11).

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    22nd April 2016 16:24:30 Hours

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