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One more initiative taken by the Security Force Headquarters - Jaffna (SFHQ - J) for the greater benefit of the fishing community, living along Urani coastal belt, bordering the Palaly Army Cantonment, Jaffna, facilitated the fishing community in Urani, Thaiddi (East) and Nallinakkapuram .....

News Highlights

News Highlights

Army Bowsers Given to DMC for Relief Water Supplies

18th January 2017 14:02:58 Hours

Alert to the prevailing dry weather conditions and aggravating drought, Sri Lanka Army, in response to a Presidential directive has instructed emergency contingents across the country to stand by in all 25 Districts to provide immediately.....

16-Acre Land Portion in Omanthai Army Camp Area Released

18th January 2017 14:01:34 Hours

A 16-acre land portion of the Omanthai Army Camp to the West of A9 road, including the area where the old and famous Omanthai checkpoint of the armed forces operated was formally released to the District Secretary for Vavuniya......

Lance Corporal H.A Heenbanda’s Protest at Fort Railway Station on Monday (16.01.17)

16th January 2017 21:05:56 Hours

Lance Corporal H.A Heenbanda who turned disabled after injuries in the operations, was posted to the Yakkala Ranaviru Apparels factory for light duties and has been kept responsible as a subject clerk.......

News Features

News Features

Commander SF – KLN Formally Visits 65 & 57 Divisions

18th January 2017 13:25:41 Hours

The newly-appointed Kilinochchi Commander of the Security Forces made his first formal visit to the 65 Division Headquarters at Thunukkai on Tuesday (17) and 57 Division Headquarters on Wednesday (18).

New SLAWC Recruits Pass Out

17th January 2017 20:46:26 Hours

The Passing out Parade (PoP) of 87 recruits of the Sri Lanka Army Women’s Corps (SLAWC) who followed the 9th SLAWC Recruit Training Course took place recently at the 3 (V) SLAWC Training School, Sandunpura, Dehiaththakandiya.

New Kilinochchi Commander Assumes Office

16th January 2017 16:36:20 Hours

Major General Ajith Kariyakarawana assumed duties as the 10th Commander of the Security Forces - Kilinochchi (SF-KLN) on Monday (16) during a ceremony held at the Security Force Headquarters - Kilinochchi (SFHQ-KLN).

Situation Report


EAST: Troops in the general area of KOMMANTHURAI recovered nine anti personnel mines and one hand grenade on Tuesday (17).

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Sports News

Army Sports Club beating Saracens in the first inning in the 2016/2017 premier league three-day Cricket match, held at the Moors Cricket Grounds, Colombo during 14-16 January, entered the Super 8 Rounds in the tournament.