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Gajaba Regiment Admires Its 'Colours' Recipients

21st March 2018 00:12:35 Hours

The Sri Lanka Army's one of the most admired regiments, Gajaba Regiment (GR), having produced a fine assortment of sports personalities at Army and national levels, took pride in appreciating the services of serving sportsmen and differently-able para-sportsmen during Tuesday (20) evening's ‘Colours Night’ after hailing and recognizing GR sportsmen during a glittering ceremony that got underway at the Bishops’ College auditorium in Colombo.

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News Highlights

Coconut Research Institute, Impressed with SFHQ-J Coconut Cultivation Project

23rd March 2018 12:39:31 Hours

A team of experts of the Coconut Research Institute, Lunuwila, impressed with the initiatives that have been adopted by the Security Force Headquarters - Jaffna (SFHQ-J) for cultivation of 100,000 coconut saplings in the peninsula before the end.....

Army Presence Scaled Down But Troops Continue Patrol Duties with Police in Kandy

21st March 2018 14:58:54 Hours

Sri Lanka Army troops on duty in the Kandy District, although withdrew from emergency duties along with lifting of the Emergency Regulations after most recent ethnic disturbances, would continue to assist the Police by conducting several.....

Commander Opens Extended Facilities at Gemunu Watch Headquarters

21st March 2018 14:50:44 Hours

The Gemunu Watch (GW) Regimental Headquarters at Kuruwita, Ratnapura, got its new two-storied accommodation complex for Other Rankers and renovated Other Ranks’ Mess opened by the Commander of the Army, Lieutenant General Mahesh Senanayake....

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Helping Hand Given to Batticaloa St Joseph's College Refurbishment

23rd March 2018 14:05:52 Hours

10 Gajaba Regiment (GR) troops of the 231 Brigade of the 23 Division of the Security Force Headquarters - East (SFHQ-E) in response to a request of the authorities in St Joseph's College, Batticaloa took steps to refurbish and colourwash school buildings.....

64 Division Troops Help Clean Oddusudan Hospital Premises with Hospital Staff

23rd March 2018 13:00:47 Hours

64 Division troops serving under the Security Force Headquarters - Mullaittivu (SFHQ-MLT) in collaboration with the staff at Oddusudan Government Hospital recently carried out a ‘Shramadana’, self-help project to.....

Reconciliation Football Match Draws Huge Crowds

23rd March 2018 12:01:47 Hours

A friendly football match organized by the 224 Brigade Headquarters of the 22 Division was played between the teams of 22 Division and Muttur League at Muttur Central College grounds on Thursday (15), intending to further promote good relations and.....

Situation Report


NORTH: De-mining groups recovered eighteen anti-personnel mines and one 82 mm mortar bomb from PERIYAMADU area on Saturday (17).

Meanwhile, troops recovered one mortar bomb from AKKARAYANKULAM area on the same day (17).

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The finals of the Defence Services Billiard and Snooker Tournament - 2018 was held at Panagoda Indoor Billiard and Snooker courts on Thursday (22). This was organized by Sri Lanka Army Billiard & Snooker Association under 7 categories. Army and Sri Lanka Air Force teams competed with each other for supremacy.