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Head of a 21-member military delegation from Pakistan’s National Defence University (NDU), currently in Sri Lanka as part of their study cum familiarization tour in Sri Lanka, called on the Commander of the Army Lieutenant General Crisanthe De Silva at the Army Headquarters Monday (24) morning.

News Highlights

News Highlights

Army Woman Soldiers Take New Year Gifts to Former Combatants

24th April 2017 19:19:44 Hours

A goodwill visit to female ex-combatants, resident in Chunnakam village in Jaffna was made by woman soldiers of the 7 Sri Lanka Army Women’s Corps (SLAWC) of the Security Force Headquarters - Jaffna (SFHQ-J) on account of the dawn of the New Year.

Army Troops Cover Garbage-Heap with Polythene

23rd April 2017 10:24:42 Hours

Dedicated Engineer troops of the Army as of Saturday (22) afternoon, were busy rolling a huge polythene sheet, to cover up the remainder of the garbage heap in order to ensure safety of those still living near the location.....

Commander Shares Meals with Rescue & Relief Troops

20th April 2017 14:59:00 Hours

Hundreds of Army troops, currently engaged in the arduous task of clearing debris in search of any survivors or victims in the Meetotamulla garbage dump tragedy, received a morale boost this afternoon (17) when Lieutenant General Crisanthe De Silva..........

News Features

News Features

Civilians & All Ranks Compete in 55 Division New Year Games & Sports

25th April 2017 18:24:52 Hours

55 Division troops of the Security Force Headquarters - Jaffna (SFHQ-J) added their contribution to the conduct of a New Year festival at Iyyakachchi public grounds on Friday (21) with the sponsorship received from the Nestle Lanka (Pvt) Ltd.

Outgoing Bangladesh Defence Adviser Calls at SFHQ-J & SFHQ-KLN

25th April 2017 12:52:57 Hours

Defence Adviser for High Commission of Bangladesh in Sri Lanka, Commodore S Aslam Parvez on the eve of his departure after completion of the tenure of his office in Sri Lanka paid courtesy calls to the Security Force Headquarters - Jaffna (SFHQ-J) and......

SLBC to Train Army Personnel for Compéring

24th April 2017 19:53:30 Hours

Sri Lanka’s most prestigious and premiere home for broadcasting, Sri Lanka Broadcasting Corporation (SLBC), in response to a request of the Commander of the Army, Lieutenant General Crisanthe De Silva has offered its expertise to train a batch.....

Situation Report


NORTH: Troops in the general area of DHARMAPURAM recovered one hand grenade on Monday (24).

De-mining groups recovered seventeen anti personnel mines from PAMPEIMADHU area on the same day (24).

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Sports News

A team of 4 young athletes of the Sri Lanka Army have been selected to represent Sri Lanka in the forthcoming 22nd Athletic Championship to be held in Bhubaneswar in India during July 6-9, 2017.