WELIOYA: EIGHT INTERNALLY Displaced Persons (IDPs) from MULLAITHIVU areas reached the troops in PULMODDAI on Saturday (2) around 7.30 a.m. seeking protection against LTTE atrocities in un-cleared areas.
Lieutenant General S. H. S Kottegoda, Commander of the Army on Monday (2) morning visited the newly-established Institute of Peace Support Operations Training, Sri Lanka (IPSOTSL) at Kukuleganga where there is a training programme now under way on Non-Lethal Weapons (NOLES).
The fascinating second round of the ongoing Caltex Rugby Tournament culminated on Friday (30 July 2004) evening bringing victory to the Police Ruggerites against their Army counterparts at the Bambalapitiya Police grounds
The US Marine Corps Forces Pacific Commanding General, Lieutenant General Wallace C. Gregson, currently on a visit to Sri Lanka, paid a courtesy call on the Commander of the Army, Lieutenant General Shantha Kottegoda on Wednesday (04) morning.
The Sri Lanka Electricity Board (CEB), fulfilling a long - felt need of the Security Forces as well as the public using Muhamalai Entry/Exit point commenced an uninterrupted supply of electricity to this important checkpoint effective from 23 august 2004.
Lance Corporal H. K. A HENDENIYA (S/306406) of Seventh Battalion, Sri Lanka Light Infantry of No. 22, YAMAMMULLA, AKURAMBODA, MATALE, was the latest valiant soldier to die in an LTTE sniper attack on Tuesday (16) morning while on duty at the LTTE Army post at KESELWATTE in MUTUR.
Medical Superintendent and Chief Eye Surgeon at Vavuniya hospital recently acknowledged a sum of Rs 100,000/- from soldiers attached to Wanni Headquarters for construction of a new wing to the Eye Surgery section, Vavuniya Hospital.
The Sri Lanka Army categorically denies having either invited Mr Ananda Sangaree for a lecture to its troops or obtained his services for any other military matter, as deceptively projected and reported in the Tamil Tiger media , in which Mr Ananda Sangaree's photo has been superimposed on the photo of Vice Admiral Dayasandagiri, Chief of Defence Staff when he addressed the troops as late as in November 17, 2004.