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'Jaya Sri Maha Bodhi' Blessings Invoked Symbolically on Army Flags at Anuradhapura

The chain of religious blessing ceremonies, the forerunner to the forthcoming Army Day and 71st Army Anniversary (10 October) had one more major segment, held on a grand scale at the most sacred Anuradhapura ‘Jaya Sri Maha Bodhi’ precincts this morning (30), graced by hundreds of representative Army personnel, led by Lieutenant General Shavendra Silva, Chief of Defence Staff and Commander of the Army as the Chief Guest for the occasion.

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Retiring Gajaba Veteran, Major General Rasika Fernando's Service Commended

30th September 2020 15:29:35 Hours

Retiring Gajaba Veteran, Major General Rasika Fernando's Service Commended

Major General Rasika Fernando, Deputy Chief Of Staff of the Army on the verge of retiring from the Army after an illustrious service of more than 35 years was twice blessed to receive farewell greetings...

Commander Interacts with ‘Abhimansala - 1’ War Heroes during Anniversary Visit

30th September 2020 14:20:34 Hours

Commander Interacts with ‘Abhimansala - 1’ War Heroes during Anniversary Visit

Unforgetful of gallantry and sacrifices they made in the battlefield and giving prioritized attention, Lieutenant General Shavendra Silva, Chief of Defence Staff and Commander of the Army, just a few minutes after the day’s...

Commander in a Surprise Move Interacts with Graduate Trainees in GR RHQ Complex

30th September 2020 12:00:34 Hours

Commander in a Surprise Move Interacts with Graduate Trainees in GR RHQ Complex

Lieutenant General Shavendra Silva, Chief of Defence Staff and Commander of the Army currently in Anuradhapura in connection with the 71st Army Anniversary religious ceremonies, concerned about...

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71st Army Anniversary Commemorations Begin Prioritizing Worship of 'Shareerika' Relics at Sri Dalada Maligawa

29th September 2020 20:50:11 Hours

71st Army Anniversary Commemorations Begin Prioritizing Worship of 'Shareerika' Relics at Sri Dalada Maligawa

The customary sequence of forthcoming 71st Army anniversary religious ceremonies, precursor to the colourful climax at Galle Face Green on the Army Day...

Kopay's New 'Harmony Centre' Built by 15 SLNG Troops Declared Open

29th September 2020 19:20:11 Hours

Kopay's New 'Harmony Centre' Built by 15 SLNG Troops Declared Open

51 Division HQ of the Security Force HQ-Jaffna with sponsorship provided by the well-known philanthropist, Mr Vamadeva Thiyagendran, Founder, 'Thiyahie Charitable Trust' gifted a newly-built multi-purpose, 'Harmony Centre' for the benefit of youngsters in the...

Planting First Sapling, Commander Inaugurates Cultivation of 20,000 TJC Mango Plants

29th September 2020 17:50:11 Hours

Planting First Sapling, Commander Inaugurates Cultivation of 20,000 TJC Mango Plants

The Army in the wake of the forthcoming milestone 71st Army Anniversary embarked on a mega TJC mango planting drive in the Army-owned Sinhapura Farm of 1100 acres, off Padavi-Sripura on Tuesday (29) morning.

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23-09-2020

NORTH: Demining groups recovered forty unserviceable Anti Personnel mines (Rangan99) from KANKANIKULAM on Wednesday (23).

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The Inter Regiment Triathlon Championship tournament, adding a new page to the history of Army sports revived on Sunday (27) by the side of the Chandrika Tank bund as the 5th Inter Regiment Triathlon Championship tournament (male) with 78 competitors representing 14 Regiments.