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‘Gemunu Watch’ Joins History with Its First Glittering ‘Colours Night’

Achievers in the Gemunu Watch (GW) Regiment in a glittering spectacle, ‘Colours Night’ on Wednesday (12) evening at Nelum Pokuna Theatre for the first time in their Regiment’s history received laurels and recognition from none other than the Commander of the Army, Lieutenant General Mahesh Senanayake who took part in the event as the Chief Guest.

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More Bicycles Distributed among Deserving Students in Jaffna Peninsula

18th September 2018 18:35:22 Hours

More Bicycles Distributed among Deserving Students in Jaffna Peninsula

Responding to a request made by the Security Forces Headquarters - Jaffna (SFHQ-J) to a philanthropist, Major General Darshana Hettiarachchi, Commander, Security Forces - Jaffna (SF-J) was able to distribute 22 more push bicycles among selected school students of low-income groups in the peninsula on Sunday (16) during a simple ceremony.

51 Div Distributes Own Drinking Water to the Drought-Affected in Kopay

17th September 2018 15:43:58 Hours

51 Div Distributes Own Drinking Water to the Drought-Affected in Kopay

Considering the hardships being experienced by civilians in Kopay area as a result of the continuing drought, troops of 15 Sri Lanka National Guards (SLNG) under command to the 51 Division and 511 Brigade...

Two More Mock Operations with Snipers Launched to Capture Enemy Alive

17th September 2018 15:37:31 Hours

Two More Mock Operations with Snipers Launched to Capture Enemy Alive

As the Army-initiated Field Training Exercise (FTX), ‘Cormorant Strike - 2018’ is fast nearing its climax, two more mock operations, aimed to capture the enemy alive from hideouts occurred in the general areas of Thalai Mannar and Aandankulam respectively on Monday (17) as one more practical segment of the FTX training module.

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Kilinochchi Troops Donate Blood on Request of Hospital Authorities

18th September 2018 18:51:58 Hours

Kilinochchi Troops Donate Blood on Request of Hospital Authorities

Responding positively to a request of the Provincial Blood Centre at Kilinochchi District Hospital, the General Officer Commanding, 57 Division, Major General Vijitha Ravipriya, made arrangements for conduct of a blood donation programme at Kilinochchi Hospital premises on Sunday (16) with close coordination with members of the medical staff.

25 SLLI Troops Assist 'Dengue' Prevention Conducting Three Cleaning Projects

18th September 2018 18:45:56 Hours

25 SLLI Troops Assist 'Dengue' Prevention Conducting Three Cleaning Projects

25 Sri Lanka Light Infantry (SLLI) troops of the 61 Division of the Security Forces Headquarters - Wanni (SFHQ-W) conducted 'Shramadana' campaigns in the Poovarasu Primary School compound, Poovarasankulam Government Hospital premises and inside the Children's Park on Sunday (16) in order to prevent spread of Dengue epidemic.

Tri Services Men Contribute to the National Coastal & Marine Resources Conservation Week & Coastal Clean-up Programme

17th September 2018 16:32:09 Hours

Tri Services Men Contribute to the National Coastal & Marine Resources Conservation Week & Coastal Clean-up Programme

A programme organized by the tri services to coincide with the national coastal and marine resources conservation week and coastal clean-up programme got under way at Dadalla beach front on Sunday (16)...

Situation Report

2018-09-13

NORTH: De-mining groups recovered one Rangan booster and thirty-three anti personnel mines from PARAPPAKADAATHTHAN WETTIYAMURIPPU area on Tuesday (11).

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Finals of the Defence Services Hockey Championship - 2018, held at Reid Avenue Hockey Turf Colombo gave the Championship win to Army male players in Hockey and the runner-up slot to Army female players on Friday (14). Secretary Defence Mr Kapila Waidyarathna PC graced the occasion as the Chief Guest and gave away certificates and medals to the winners. Major General Dampath Fernando, Chief of Staff Sri Lanka Army, Major General Shavendra Silva....