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Military Honours Greet Secretary Defence at Army Headquarters

The newly-appointed Secretary to the Ministry of Defence, Mr Hemasiri Fernando this afternoon (19) made a formal courtesy visit to the Army Headquarters (AHQ) and called on the Commander of the Army, Lieutenant General Mahesh Senanayake. A ceremonial Guard Turnout upon his arrival at the Army Headquarters premises greeted him in accordance with....

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57 Division Troops Build New Home for ‘Mother Courage’ in Kilinochchi

20th November 2018 21:28:17 Hours

57 Division Troops Build New Home for ‘Mother Courage’ in Kilinochchi

Concerned Army personnel of the 57 Division in coordination with the technical expertise, provided by 9 Vijayabahu Infantry Regiment (VIR) troops of the 571 Brigade voluntarily collected funds and offered a new lease of life to an iconic Sinhalese woman who has braved to live in Kilinochchi, irrespective of numerous terrorist......

17 GR Troops Attend to Leak on Ilappakulam Tank Bund

18th November 2018 19:55:35 Hours

17 GR Troops Attend to Leak on Ilappakulam Tank Bund

Following information provided by villagers about an imminent danger due to a water leakage on the Ilappakulam tank bund in Palampasi Grama Niladhari sector, 17 (volunteer) Gajaba Regiment (GR) troops of the 642 Brigade under the 64 Division of the Security Force Headquarters-Mullaitivu (SFHQ-MLT) rushed to the spot and....

Wife Seeks Army Assistance to Trace Her Missing Husband

17th November 2018 23:28:10 Hours

Wife Seeks Army Assistance to Trace Her Missing Husband

A total of 13 Army personnel of the 19 Gemunu Watch (GW) under command to the 593 Brigade of the 59 Division in the Security Force Headquarters- Mullaittivu responding to an appeal made by a woman in Kokkuthudai village, alleging that her husband after going to the paddy field on Tuesday (13) had failed to turn up home swiftly acted in close....

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Commander Security Forces - East Takes Leave of His Staff at SFHQ-East

20th November 2018 21:19:49 Hours

Commander Security Forces - East Takes Leave of His Staff at SFHQ-East

Major General Santhusitha Pananwala, Commander Security Forces- East who served the Army with commitment and dedication for over 36 years relinquished the office of the Security Force Headquarters-East on Monday (19) on the eve of his retirement from the Army on 24 November 2018.

Garments Distributed Among Kirisuddan Families

19th November 2018 15:42:27 Hours

Garments Distributed Among Kirisuddan Families

Troops of the 613 Brigade of the 61 Division under the Security Force Headquarters - Wanni (SFHQ-W) held a donation programme for under-privileged females in Kirisuddan village on Saturday (17) at the Kirisuddan Government School. Following the sponsorship provided by Brigadier K.D.C.G.J Tilakaratne, General Officer Commanding....

Outgoing SF-E Commander Pays Courtesy Visits

19th November 2018 13:45:51 Hours

Outgoing SF-E Commander Pays Courtesy Visits

Major General Santhusitha Pananwala, Commander, Security Forces - East (SF-E) on the eve of his retirement paid courtesy visits to the Headquarters, Forward Maintenance Area - East in Minneriya, 22, 23 and 24 Divisions during November 15 - 17. On his arrival at the 23 Division Headquarters in Punani on Thursday (15), he was warmly....

Situation Report

2018-10-22

NORTH: De-mining groups recovered eighty-eight anti personnel mines and one Rocket Propelled Grenade (RPG) from WETTIYAMURUPPU, PALAPPANI, PERIYAMADHU and KEERISUDDAN areas on Sunday (21).

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National Power Lifting 2018 tournament that got underway at Bandaragama Maithri hall on Saturday (3) with seven pioneer teams gave the overall championship to the Army Power Lifters. Army Power Lifters grabbed 4 Gold medals, 3 Silver medals and a Bronze medal and claimed championship. During this significant championship, 4 new Sri Lankan records were created by two players.