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CISM Day Run Begins with CDS & Tri Service Commanders

18th February 2019 15:55:21 Hours

CISM Day Run Begins with CDS & Tri Service Commanders

The CISM Day Run in Sri Lanka in parallel with the global occurrence of the event got underway in Colombo this morning (18) as per guidelines given by the International Military Sports Council which is instrumental in holding it world-wide. Attended by Admiral Ravindra Wijegunaratne, Chief of Defence Staff, Lieutenant General Mahesh Senanayake, Commander of the Army, Vice Admiral Piyal De Silva, Commander of the Navy, Air Marshal Kapila Jayampathi, Commander of the Air Force, it was flagged off at Lighthouse premises and walked up to Galle Face and returned along the same route.

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Commander Congratulates Army Football Achievers

19th February 2019 17:14:11 Hours

Commander Congratulates Army Football Achievers

Army footballers who clinched the Championship in Dialog Champions League-2018 during last Wednesday's (13) finals were congratulated by the Commander of the Army, Lieutenant General Mahesh Senanayake after inviting them to his office on Monday (18).

VIR Boxers for the Third Time Emerge Champions

18th February 2019 13:07:00 Hours

VIR Boxers for the Third Time Emerge Champions

The annual Inter Regiment Boxing Tournament that went on for 4 days (12 - 15 Feb) at Panagoda Indoor Stadium crowned Vijayabahu Infantry Regiment (VIR) boxers as overall Champions for the third consecutive year during the finals on Friday (15).

Tamil Donors Build Two New Houses for Two Disabled War Heroes & Distribute Schols to War Heroes' Children

17th February 2019 18:17:39 Hours

Tamil Donors Build Two New Houses for Two Disabled War Heroes & Distribute Schols to War Heroes' Children

Appreciative of invaluable services of disabled War Heroes and showing symbolic concern that they have for their plight, irrespective of ethnic differences,...

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Brigadier Sarath Embowa (retd) is No More

19th February 2019 15:17:51 Hours

Brigadier Sarath Embowa (retd) is No More

Brigadier K.G.H.Sarath K Embowa (retd) of the Sri Lanka Light Infantry Regiment passed away at Ragama General Hospital on Monday (18) following a brief illness. His remains are now lying at his residence, No 266/6, Divisional Secretariat road, Kandy road, Mallawapitiya in Kurunegala.

Jaffna Students Given Push Bicycles Free

18th February 2019 18:20:13 Hours

Jaffna Students Given Push Bicycles Free

Canada Branch of the Nadeshwara College Old Boys Association (OBA) in a gesture of goodwill and understanding towards humanitarian projects, being carried out by the Security Forces in Jaffna sponsored the provision of 12 more push bicycles to deserving students at Kankasanthurai Nadeshwara...

14 CBRN Regiment of SLE Stages Demonstration for WHO Course Attendees

18th February 2019 17:57:43 Hours

14 CBRN Regiment of SLE Stages Demonstration for WHO Course Attendees

Officials and trainees of the WHO Sri Lanka, Ministry of Health, Nutrition & Indigenous Medicine, Sri Lanka Atomic Energy Regulatory Council, National Authority for Chemical Weapons Convention, Disaster Management Centre, Sri Lanka Air Force, Sri Lanka Navy...

Situation Report

08-01-2019

NORTH: Troops in the general area of NEELUMWILA recovered unusable four anti personnel mines on Monday (7).

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A football tournament, organized with the intention of enhancing football skills among sportsmen and women in the general areas of Mullaittivu on a suggestion made by Major General Dushyantha Rajaguru, Commander Security Forces - Mullaittivu (SF-MLT), got underway on Saturday (16) under the close supervision of Brigadier Aruna Ariyasingha, General Officer Commanding, 68 Division.