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Army Seva Vanitha & Commander’s Fund Jointly Provide Scholarships to Students of War Hero Families

The Army Seva Vanitha Unit (ASVU), presided by Mrs Sujeewa Nelson while further expanding its welfare roles towards students in families of fallen War Heroes, disabled War Heroes, serving Army personnel and civil employees, provided a large chunk of incentives, worth more than Rs 3.5 million to achievers in Grade 5 scholarship....

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Kilinochchi Troops Detect Biggest Haul of 323 kg of Cannabis

29th February 2020 10:49:18 Hours

Kilinochchi Troops Detect Biggest Haul of 323 kg of Cannabis

In what could be considered as one of the biggest hauls in the recent history, alert 2 Sri Lanka National Guard (SLNG) troops, together with Military Intelligence Corps (MIC) members of the 663 Brigade of the 66 Division under the Security Force HQ-Kilinochchi during...

ARMY WITH SISTER SERVICES THROW FULL WEIGHT BEHIND ‘SAVUBAGYE DEKMA’ EMPLOYMENT PROJECT

28th February 2020 17:20:59 Hours

ARMY WITH SISTER SERVICES THROW FULL WEIGHT BEHIND ‘SAVUBAGYE DEKMA’ EMPLOYMENT PROJECT

Consistent with the policy statement, ‘Savubagye Dekma’ (Vision for Prosperity) of HE the President Gotabaya Rajapaksa, island-wide based Army officers as per directions of the acting Chief of Defence Staff...

Top-Ranking Defence Chiefs Witness Indian Defence Products

28th February 2020 15:20:59 Hours

Top-Ranking Defence Chiefs Witness Indian Defence Products

A representative gathering of tri-service officers, headed by Major General (Retd) Kamal Gunaratne, Secretary Defence, together with Mr P.B.S.C Nonis, Additional Secretary, Ministry of Defence, Lieutenant General Shavendra Silva,

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Army ‘PATS’ Team Leaves for Pakistan

28th February 2020 19:26:38 Hours

Army ‘PATS’ Team Leaves for Pakistan

An Infantry Army team of 2 Officers and 7 Other Ranks belonging to the Sri Lanka Sinha Regiment (SLSR), Gemunu Watch (GW) and Gajaba Regiment (GR) in order to take part in the forthcoming 3rd International Pakistan Army Team Spirit (PATS)...

Turkey’s New Ambassador Extends Courtesies to Lt Gen Silva, Acting CDS & Commander

28th February 2020 18:39:02 Hours

Turkey’s New Ambassador Extends Courtesies to Lt Gen Silva, Acting CDS & Commander

Turkey’s new Ambassador for Sri Lanka, HE R. Dernet Sekeroioglu this morning (26) paid a courtesy call on Lieutenant General Shavendra Silva, acting Chief of Defence Staff and Commander of the Army at his office....

Major General Adeepa Thilakaratne Assumes as New CSO

28th February 2020 10:58:33 Hours

Major General Adeepa Thilakaratne Assumes as New CSO

Major General Adeepa Thilakaratne on Thursday (27) assumed duties as the new Chief Signal Officer (CSO) in the Army during a simple ceremony at his office in the Army Headquarters at Sri Jayewardenepura. Amidst religious observances...

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08-01-2019

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

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The Army Billiard and Snooker team for the second consecutive year won the Defence Services Games - 2020 Billiard and Snooker Championship in the tournament, held during 24-26 February at the Corps of Engineer Services (CES) Regiment Billiard and Snooker auditorium in Panagoda.