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Cherished memories of valour and gallantry of Tri-service, Police and Civil Security Department (CSD) War Heroes of contemporary Sri Lanka were refreshed once again this afternoon (19) at Battaramulla War Heroes’ Monument offering the Nation's deep reverence to their noble memory on National War Heroes’ Day (Ranaviru Day - 2018).

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Island-wide Army Troops Ready to Provide Flood Emergencies

21st May 2018 14:32:31 Hours

Hundreds of Army troops on the directions of the Commander of the Army, Lieutenant General Mahesh Senanayake have rushed to island-wide vulnerable areas to provide relief and engage in rescue operations, if necessary in the wake of worsening weather....

Army Troops Arrest Spread of Fire in Moneragala Town

21st May 2018 14:30:31 Hours

A sudden fire broke out in a line of shops in the heart of Moneragala town during small hours on Monday (21) at about 1.50 a.m was brought under full control within a few hours by 121 Brigade troops of the12 Division under the Security Force....

Country-wide Troops Honour Memories of Fallen Comrades

20th May 2018 23:00:29 Hours

In parallel to the National War Heroes' Day (May 19) and its elaborate commemorative arrangements at Battaramulla War Heroes' Monument, Investiture of Medals at Presidential Secretariat and the mega 'Aaloka Puja' at Kelaniya temple, all island-wide....

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News Features

Spiritual Illumination 'Aaloka Pooja’ at Kelaniya Refreshes Memories of 28,619 Fallen War Heroes

21st May 2018 15:27:38 Hours

The historic and most sacred Kelaniya Raja Maha Viharaya, sanctified by the visit of the Enlightened One bore the hallmarks of an illuminated paradise of divinities on Saturday (19) as dusk fell when 28,619 oil lamps, symbolizing invaluable sacrifices of all fallen War Heroes.........

Municipal & Urban Council Officials Undergo Army 'Leadership Training'

20th May 2018 13:16:17 Hours

A training workshop on ‘Leadership Abilities and Positive Attitudes’ for officials in Municipal Councils and Urban Councils was conducted concurrently by Army Officers at Diyatalawa Marksmanship and Sniper Training School, Diyatalawa Volunteer Force Training School, Kalaththewa Armoured Corps Training Centre....

“Show Gratitude to War Heroes without Rhetoric & Manipulative Anti-Social Acts” - Commander

19th May 2018 21:58:16 Hours

"Nine years have passed by 19 May 2018 since the eradication of terrorism from our soil. I firmly believe the freedom thus gained should be shared not by exaggerated glorification or through mere rhetoric and hyperbole but by showing our sentiments of deep gratitude to fallen Tri Service....

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NORTH: Troops recovered five anti personnel mines from NELUMWILA area on Saturday (19).

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The annual Inter Division Elle Tournament of the Security Force Headquarters-Wanni (SFHQ-W) got underway for three days (May 8-10) was held this year at Sampath Nuwara, Mahaweli stadium on the guidelines given by Major General Kumudu Perera, Commander, Security Forces - Wanni.