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  • Clashes Cause Dead to Five More Terrorists

    WANNI: THREE CONFRONTATIONS occurred in VAVUNIYA, MANNAR and WELIOYA areas Friday (4) between to 8.30 to 9.00 a.m. killed five more terrorists while injuring a number of terrorists.
  • Slave Island Blast Claims One More Life

    COLOMBO : SECOND LIEUTENANT D.M.S.K. DISSANAYAKE of Sri Lanka National Guard (SLNG) who was among the critically injured following the Wednesday's (2) LTTE claymore attack at SLAVE ISLAND succumbed to injuries while being treated at the Intensive Care Unit (ICU) of the National Hospital, COLOMBO this morning at about 3.05 a.m.
  • SOS Appeal From Troops

    Teams conducting immediate relief operations in Tsunami tidal wave affected areas urgently require following medical items.
  • Pirith chanting to transfer merits &; invoke blessings

    The Army Headquarters in Colombo on January 1, 2005 after suspending all its customary festivities at the dawn of a new year in the wake of the national tragedy, went ahead with its annual Pirith Chanting ceremony to invoke merits and blessings.
  • Tri-Service Relief Centre &; Seva Vanitha Efforts Receive Huge Public Support

    Barely six hours after the ad hoc Disaster Relief Centre (DRC) at Galle Face esplanade was established on Monday (27) by tri-services (Army, Navy & Air Force), the DRC was able to dispatch three lorry loads of essentials to affected Trincomalee area following the tremendous response it received from the public.
  • Army Officers and Soldiers on duty Among Tsunami Victims

    A Colonel, one Major, one Lieutenant, one Navy Lieutenant and two Warrant Officers (WO II) of the Army and Navy were among the 60 Army and Navy personnel now confirmed killed during monstrous tidal waves that wreaked havoc in Sri Lanka on Sunday (26) after an earthquake in Indonesia sent tidal shock waves across the Indian sub-continent.
  • LTTE ATTEMPTS TO FISH IN TROUBLED WATERS BROUGHT TO NOTICE

    Several instances where LTTE cadres forcibly tried to take away lorries laden with essential relief items, destined for Tsunami victims in un-cleared areas in Trincomalee and Wanni districts have been brought to the notice of the Security Forces by disappointed relief workers of State sector and Non Governmental Organizations (NGOs) including a Media agency.
  • LTTE HIDDEN AGENDA ADDS MISERY TO TSUNAMI VICTIMS

    LTTE propaganda machine, in what confirmed to be an orchestrated move to discredit the Government of Sri Lanka as well as the Security Forces, has lashed out a barrage of concocted and malicious stories and grapevine at the expense of suffering caused to Tamil civilians in the north and east following the tsunami disaster.
  • TROOPS RISE TO THE OCCASION &; CLEAR MAJOR HIGHWAYS

    Troops of the Sri Lanka Army, rising to the occasion were able to clear several main roads including road stretches between Moratuwa – Bentota and Nonagama – Hambantota on the main Colombo – Kataragama road (Galle road) and facilitated transportation by late Monday (27) afternoon.
  • Army men line up to donate blood for casualties in un-cleared areas

    Humanity cares no bounds, ethnicities, religions, castes or creeds. So were the experiences, most of us, Sri Lankans appear to be undergoing these days in the aftermath of the most horrendous tsunami catastrophe that devastated a large chunk of our coastal areas on Sunday (26).