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As rescue and relief operations being conducted by Army troops in badly-affected Bulathsinhala areas are in full swing where landslides had caused extensive damages by floods and landslides, Lieutenant General Crisanthe De Silva, Commander of the Army this morning (27), together with several senior officers arrived at......

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Rescue & Flood Relief Operations of the Army, Navy & Air Force are Underway

26th May 2017 19:42:36 Hours

Thousands of tri-service personnel, including more than 1000 Army personnel are currently continuing with their rescue and relief operations in close coordination with the Disaster Management Centre (DMC)......

Army, Navy & Air Force Launch Massive Rescue & Relief Operation for Flood Victims

26th May 2017 12:42:44 Hours

Nearly 300 Army troops and 13 rescue teams of Navy along with reconnaissance teams of the Air Force in a massive effort are currently engaged in immediate rescue and relief work in flood-affected Weeraketiya....

“Army is the Guardian of All Sri Lankans & a Capability-Based Force” - Keynote Speaker to OCDC Sessions

24th May 2017 17:08:29 Hours

The biannual academic sessions of the Officer Career Development Centre (OCDC) at Buttala began this morning (24) after a brief inaugural session, in which Major General Mahesh Senanayake....

News Features

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Kilinochchi ‘Innoveta - 2017’ Exhibition Opened

27th May 2017 13:49:36 Hours

Scores of new and exceptionally creative products of technical value and other innovative nature, crafted by Army troops serving all Divisions, Brigades and all formations of the Security Force Headquarters - Kilinochchi (SFHQ-KLN) for.....

Productive Sessions at OCDC Draw to a Close

25th May 2017 22:28:05 Hours

The two-day academic sessions, themed on ‘Changing Security Landscape: Role of Sri Lankan Forces’ at the Officer Career Development Centre (OCDC) at Buttala, drew to a close this evening (25) as scheduled after chairpersons......

Troops Initiate Distribution of Accessories to ‘Veediweli’ Pre-School Kids

25th May 2017 15:21:11 Hours

A group of 25 kids learning in the ‘Veediweli’ pre-school at Anandapuram on Tuesday (23) received a stock of educational accessories as incentives following coordination done by the 68 Division ....

Situation Report


NORTH: On information received troops recovered one hundred and thirty two 60 mm mortar bombs, twenty-eight 60 mm Para mortar bombs, forty-four hand grenades, thirteen claymore mines and six Multi Purpose Machine Gun (MPMG) ammunition links from THAIYATI area on the Saturday (27).

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Sports News

Sri Lanka Army footballers, in one of the most convincing victories made history securing the Cargills FA championship for the 4th consecutive year.Cargills FA Cup that evoked a sensational topic among island-wide football fans in the past few weeks worked an extremely curious guess as the tournament dragged on in an excitingly competitive manner.