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  • Tamil Tiger slain WO Navarathne Rajah leaves behind his wife &; two children

    WARRANT OFFICER II (WO II), S. Navarathne Rajah of the Sri Lanka Army, who was brutally slain by Tamil Tigers on Wednesday (14) morning in Batticaloa took leave of his bereaved family members, fellow-soldiers and the Nation on Thursday (15) at a simple funeral ceremony at Pudur public cemetery with full military honours.
  • Ten Army Boxers in Finals at Clifford Cup Meet

    Eight boxers from the Army 'A' team and two from the 'B' team were successful in entering the Clifford Cup finals scheduled to be held this evening at the Sugathadasa Indoor Stadium.

  • Warm welcome to Indian National Defence College delegates

    A group of twenty-one delegates, most of who are course participants at the National Defence College (NDC) of India on an invitation extended to them by the Sri Lanka Army, are now in Sri Lanka as part of their field study tour in the course.
  • Army Commander calls on Indian Defence Minister &; Service Chiefs

    Commander of the Army, Lieutenant General Shantha Kottegoda, in what was seen as a gesture of goodwill, bilateral understanding and promotion for award of more training opportunities for Sri Lankan soldiers was in India recently on a week-long official tour where he met Indian Defence Minister, Chief of Integrated Defence Staff and Indian Chiefs of the Army, Navy and Air Force.
  • Commander lays foundation stone for new orthodontic clinic

    Commander of the Army Lieutenant General Shantha Kottegoda laid the foundation stone for an orthodontic complex on 16th Friday morning amidst the chanting of seth-pirith in the presence of senior officers of the Sri Lanka Army Medical Corps at Army Headquarters in Colombo.
  • Tae Kwondo trainees receive their colours

    The Korean Ambassador Mr. Lim Jae Hung and Mrs. Lim Sum Hee were the Chief Guests at the passing-out ceremony of the Tae Kwondo Course 2 trainees, held at the Sri Lanka Army Ordinance Corps Auditorium, Kankesanthurai, Jaffna on Wednesday (22).
  • First Army de-mining team completes their training

    Award of certificates to the first batch of Army personnel, who accomplished the month-long US sponsored Training Course on Humanitarian De-mining project, took place on Tuesday (23) at a fitting ceremony at Embilipitiya Training school of Army Engineering.