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Organizers of the 22nd ‘Ranaviru Day’ (War Heroes Day) commemoration at D.S Senanayake College, Colombo 08 which also marks its 50th anniversary, added dignity and solemnity to the event by inviting Lieutenant General Crishanthe De Silva, Commander of the Army as the Chief Guest to Thursday (23) morning’s commemorative event at the College premises.

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Commander Helps War Hero’s Widow to Redeem Mortgage Against Her House

24th March 2017 19:01:28 Hours

On hearing of a grievance of a War Hero’s widow regarding a grave financial predicament that she had fallen, having taken a bank loan for purchase of their resident home, Lieutenant General Crishanthe De Silva......

AAST Delegates of Indian Army Hold Talks with Commander of the Army

23rd March 2017 17:42:31 Hours

Intending to have a frank evaluation of the progress of successive and ongoing Sri Lanka Army to Army Staff Talks (6th AAST) and learning more about future projects, Lieutenant General Crishanthe De Silva, Commander of the Army.......

6th AAST Delegation Salutes Indian Jawans at IPKF Memorial & Attends Final Session

23rd March 2017 17:40:44 Hours

The four-member Indian delegation, headed by Major General Sanjaya Thapa, currently in Sri Lanka on a three-day (March 22 - 24) visit for participation in the AAST talks, went to the Indian............

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News Features

Eastern Troops Build Two More Houses with Donors’ Support

24th March 2017 19:21:15 Hours

Security Force Headquarters - East (SFHQ-E) in keeping with the ongoing civil - military cooperation programmes took steps recently to construct two houses, one of which after completion with patronage of the ‘Gauthama Daruwo Arya Foundation,’ was......

Army’s Best Physically Fit Ones to Represent Pakistan’s PACES Competition

23rd March 2017 22:55:22 Hours

In order to be selected as the best of the best with physical agility and fitness for participation in the forthcoming Pakistan Army’s Physical Agility Combat Efficiency System (PACES) competition......

Wednesday Training Programmes Continue at SFHQ - C & SFHQ - MLT

23rd March 2017 22:54:47 Hours

Two more rounds of Wednesday training programmes were held for officers and other ranks in the Security Force Headquarters - Central (SFHQ-C) and Security Force Headquarters - Mullaittivu (SFHQ-MLT) on Wednesday (22).

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EAST:Troops in the general area of MAVADIVEMBU recovered thirty-six anti personnel mines and one hand grenade on Friday (24).

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The Army Inter Regiment Wrestling Tournament-2016/2017 that got off the ground under the close supervision of Major General Sudantha Ranasinghe, Chairman, Army wrestling Committee concluded at the Panagoda gymnasium on Thursday (16), amid a gathering of wrestling fans.