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Nelum Pokuna Theatre Reverberated with Army Christmas Carols

Amid reverberating melodies of seasonal music that reminds the world of the forthcoming Christmas spirits, the annual Christmas Carols, coordinated by the Army Christian Fellowship went on the boards at Nelum Pokuna Mahinda Rajapaksa Theatre on Tuesday evening (10) before a gathering of distinguished invitees.

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“Military Service, Most Noble Profession, Not Indebted to the Motherland” - Secretary Defence

11th December 2019 14:37:46 Hours

“Military Service, Most Noble Profession, Not Indebted to the Motherland” - Secretary Defence

Major General (Retd) Kamal Gunaratne, Secretary Defence during his maiden visit to the new Army Headquarters at Sri Jayewardenepura on Monday...

Secretary Defence Inspects Construction Site

09th December 2019 20:13:10 Hours

Secretary Defence Inspects Construction Site

Major General (Retd) Kamal Gunaratne, Secretary Defence after the main itinerary of his visit to the new Army Headquarters on Monday (9), together with Lieutenant General Shavendra Silva, Commander of the Army....

Elaborate 'Pinkam' Arrangements at Mirisawetiya Invoke Blessings on Motherland, War Heroes & Countrymen

08th December 2019 16:08:09 Hours

Elaborate 'Pinkam' Arrangements at Mirisawetiya Invoke Blessings on Motherland, War Heroes & Countrymen

The legendary and sacred 'Mirisawetiya' Dagoba at Anuradhapura, the first pagoda, built by the King Dutugemunu after his...

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News Features

OCDC-Trained 116 Officers Receive Graduation

11th December 2019 14:38:34 Hours

OCDC-Trained 116 Officers Receive Graduation

Buttala-based Officer Career Development Centre (OCDC)-trained 116 middle grade Officers of the Sri Lanka Army and a few foreign military Officers who received extensive knowledge on a wide variety...

Troops Avert Splits in Two Tank Bunds in Wanni

10th December 2019 16:30:48 Hours

Troops Avert Splits in Two Tank Bunds in Wanni

2 Officers and 34 Army personnel of the 213 Brigade under the 21 Division of the Security Force Headquarters - Wanni (SFHQ-W) on Saturday (7) evening at the request of the Vavuniya Disaster Management Centre....

Brig Priyanka Fernando, New Director Real Estate & Quartering Assumes Office

10th December 2019 16:20:42 Hours

Brig Priyanka Fernando, New Director Real Estate & Quartering Assumes Office

Brigadier Priyanka Fernando of the Gemunu Watch (GW) took over duties as the new Director, Real Estate and Quartering at the Army Headquarters, Sri Jayewardenepura...

Situation Report

Three Hand Grenades Found from Abandoned Land in Moratuwa

Three unusable hand grenades have been recovered from an abandoned land in No. 404, Rawatawatte, Moratuwa on Friday evening (04 October). The grenades had been found when the land was being cleaned.

Air Force Bomb Squad had defused these grenades. Moratuwa Police are conducting further investigations.

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The 15th National Tug of War Championship was won by men’s and women’s teams of the Army held at Galle Face Green in Colombo on Saturday (7). This event, conducted by the Sri Lanka Tug-of-War Federation was competed by 34 island-wide teams representing tri-forces, sports clubs, private teams and provincial teams. Army teams participating in Senor Men’s 640 kg, Senior Women’s 540 kg, Under - 23 Men’s 600 kg, Under.....