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Lieutenant General Crishanthe De Silva, Commander of the Army this morning (7) addressed the Defence Services Command and Staff College (DSCSC)-organized annual symposium, themed ‘Evolution of the Role of the Land Forces and Ensuing Challenges’ at the DSCSC in Sapugaskanda.

News Highlights

News Highlights

Afghanistan Envoy Calls on Commander of the Army

07th December 2016 17:13:48 Hours

Charge D’ Affairs of the Embassy of the Islamic Republic of Afghanistan in Colombo, HE Muhammad Munir Ghiasy paid a courtesy call on the Commander of the Army, Lieutenant General Crishanthe De Silva this afternoon.....

661 Brigade’s Initiative Gives Away School Accessories to Pooneryn Children

07th December 2016 15:59:31 Hours

A 661 Brigade-initiated project of the Army on behalf of needy school going children in Pooneryn gave away a large stock of school accessories to the...

Army Troops Douse Bush Fire at Ambuluwawa

06th December 2016 12:49:36 Hours

More than 33 Army personnel of the 111 Brigade of the 11 Division under the Security Force Headquarters - Central (SFHQ-C) hurried Saturday (3) night and doused a fire that erupted around the foot at the Ambuluwawa Hill in Galpaya areas in Gampola.

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News Features

65 Div Opens Its Own IT Centre & Facility Complex

07th December 2016 15:19:54 Hours

The state-of-the-art ‘Nena Saviya Information Technology Center’, expected to improve IT knowledge of all Army personnel serving the 65 Division Headquarters in Thunukkai, Mallawi area, was inaugurated on Monday (5) during a simple ceremony.

Army Boxers Emerge National Champions & Baseball Players Trounce Civil Sports Clubs

06th December 2016 17:50:22 Hours

Sri Lanka Army boxers showed their colours in the just-concluded National Boxing Championship - 2016 and carried away the Championship trophy after a stiff encounter in the final round, held at Royal College MAS Arena in Reid Avenue, Colombo 7.

9 VIR Troops Rush to Repair Barathipuram Culvert

06th December 2016 15:40:21 Hours

Troops on standby to assist flood-affected civilians in Kilinochchi area offered their support for renovation of a culvert that was washed away by floods, situated in close proximity to the Advanced Infantry Platoon Training school in Barathipuram, Kilinochchi.

Situation Report


NORTH: Troops in the general area of THAIDDY recovered forty-three 120 mm smoke bombs, forty-one 120 mm Illuminating bombs and one hundred and five 152 mm bombs on Tuesday (6).

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Sports News

Pakistan Army Hockey players Tuesday (6) evening beat their Sri Lanka Army counterparts during the first hockey match played in the ongoing Army-to-Army Sports exchange programme, held at Reid Avenue Astro Hockey Turf.