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  • CDS &; Army Commander address troops before work begins in 2006

    Heralding the New Year-2006, as a breakthrough to new peace prospects in the country, the Commander of the Army Lt General Sarath Fonseka during a simple ceremony at Army Headquarters this morning (02) called upon all his officers and soldiers to further dedicate and work determinedly for the betterment of the countrymen and the Army.
  • CDS &; Army Commander address troops before work begins in 2006

    Heralding the New Year-2006, as a breakthrough to new peace prospects in the country, the Commander of the Army Lt General Sarath Fonseka during a simple ceremony at Army Headquarters this morning (02) called upon all his officers and soldiers to further dedicate and work determinedly for the betterment of the countrymen and the Army.
  • At Last Vakarai Liberated

    EAST: DETERMINED SOLDIERS OF THE Sri Lanka Army finally recaptured VAKARAI, east of BATTICALOA, forcing LTTE terrorists flee the area today (19) afternoon.
  • FOUR MORE NEW HOUSES FOR WAR HEROES

    The latest Ranaviru Village at Kuliyapitiya, meant for differently-able Army personnel was declared open Tuesday (18) morning by Deputy Chief of Staff Major General Susil Chandrapala.
  • TROOPS HELP RESTORATION OF NORMALCY IN JAFFNA

    Major General S. D Tennakoon, Commander Security Forces Headquarters, Jaffna with active support received from Sri Lanka Army Engineers and troops at Palaly Air Force Base, has launched a series of multifarious post-tsunami projects, aimed at restoring normalcy in many disaster-struck areas and fishing hamlets in the Jaffna peninsula.
  • MEDICAL &; RELIEF STOCKS TO JAFFNA FLOW

    A large consignment of medicine and essentials collected by Sri Lanka Rupavahini Corporation (SLRC) for distribution among Jaffna based tsunami victims were delivered to the Jaffna health authorities by Mr. S.M. Chandrasena, Deputy Minister for Women's Development and Social Welfare who was recently in Jaffna.
  • ACSC graduates receive their laurels at BMICH

    The Bandaranaike Memorial International Conference Hall (BMICH) adorned military garbs on Wednesday (12) morning when military chiefs joined university dons to award credentials to those who graduated from the Army Command and Staff College (ACSC) at Batalanda.
  • VATICAN AND NORWEGIAN ENVOYS ON VISIT TO NORTH

    The Papal delegate Rev. Mario Zenario, Vatican Apostolic Nuncio, and a Norwegian delegation headed by Norwegian Ambassador Mr. Hans Brattskar, arrived in Jaffna yesterday (04 January 2005) on an official visit to see the loss and damage of the disaster.
  • WANNI DISTRICT COORDINATOR VISITS DAMAGED FISHERIES HAMLETS

    In order to learn about the extent of damages and ongoing remedial measures, the newly appointed District Coordinator of Relief Work for Vavuniya district Major General P.S.B. Kulatunga who is also the Commander, Security Forces Headquarters Wanni Tuesday (4) visited Pulmoddai and Kokilai areas.