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Sri Lanka Army Volunteer Force (SLAVF) Headquarters complex at Kosgama, almost reduced to ashes in June last year after the unfortunate blazing inferno affected it badly, was revitalized and got back on the rails on Tuesday (21) as a result of the untiring dedication of all SLAVF officers and other rankers to the construction of a new accommodation complex for other rankers in the premises.

News Highlights

News Highlights

Commandos Airlifted to Help Laggala Quarry Victims

26th February 2017 20:38:25 Hours

A team of 30 Army Commandos on the directions of the Commander of the Army Lieutenant General Crishanthe De Silva were airlifted to Laggala - Matale Sunday (26) afternoon in order to help rescue operations involved in a quarry at one phase of the Moragahakanda project.

Army Doctors Updated on Their Resuscitation Practices

25th February 2017 22:45:26 Hours

A new project, conducted with the blessings of the Commander of the Army, Lieutenant General Crishanthe De Silva and Director General, Army Health Services, Major General Sanjeewa Munasinghe, updated the knowledge and skills of.......

Army TT Committee Gets Chinese Coaches for Table Tennis Promoting

25th February 2017 22:44:04 Hours

With a view to elevating the standards of the Table Tennis within the organization, Sri Lanka Army Table Tennis Committee has succeeded in getting the training assistance of Chinese skilled professionals of the sport. Two professional Chinese Table Tennis coaches......

News Features

News Features

Army Director Training Evaluates Vocational Training Modules at Saliyawewa

26th February 2017 13:52:18 Hours

Army Director Training paid a visit to the newly-improved Centre for Army Vocational Training (CAVT) at Kalaoya, Saliyawewa on Thursday (23).

British Deputy High Commissioner Meets Mullaittivu Commander

25th February 2017 22:34:51 Hours

Ms Loura Davies, Deputy High Commissioner for Britain in Sri Lanka and Captain Stuart Andrew Borland, Defence Attaché of the British High Commission visited the Security Force Headquarters-Mullaittivu.....

Workshop Conducted on ‘Presentation Skills & Time Management’

25th February 2017 22:04:26 Hours

According to the instructions given by the Commander, Security Forces-Jaffna (SF-J), a two-day workshop on ‘Presentation Skills and Time Management’ was conducted.......

Situation Report


NORTH: Troops in the general area of MULLAITTIVU recovered one Rocket Propeller Grenade (RPG) bomb on Thursday (23).

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Sports News

Sergeant Asela Gunaratne of the Army who orchestrated a convincing win to seal the T20 series for Sri Lanka, stole the dazzling victory over Australia and became the second gunner to represent Test Cricket and the third Army player to represent T20, One Day International (ODI) and Test Cricket. He bagged 84 runs not out against 46 balls in Sunday’s match.