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  • SAARC Leaders Condemn Terrorism

    TERRORISM FEATURED prominently in the addresses of the SAARC leaders at the inauguration of the 15th SAARC Summit. They were united in condemnation of terrorism and warning of the threat it posed to development of the region.
  • Special Police Team Finds Suicide Belt &; Hand Grenade

    VAVUNIYA: A SPECIAL POLICE team from TRINCOMALEE acting on information given by some civilians made their way to NAGAILUPPUKULAM in VAVUNIYA late Sunday (3) evening and uncovered an LTTE suicide belt, one hand grenade, two 9-V batteries and two detonator cords.
  • Army grabs it all in firing events

    Firing teams representative of the Sri Lanka Army claimed victory in all major events at the recently ended National Pistol Firing Competition, organized by the National Rifle Association for the 12th consecutive time at Ganemulla Commando Regimental Centre firing range.
  • HMS York now in Colombo

    Her Majesty's Ship York (HMS York) arrived in Sri Lanka's Colombo Harbour Tuesday (2) on a goodwill visit, to be accompanied by Royal Fleet Auxiliary support ship, Black Rover.
  • Military nurses take oath after initial training

    Thirty-five trainees from the Army and another ten from the Navy, who successfully completed their first year of nursing training, took their oaths before Major General K.D.P Perera, Director Medical Services, Army Hospital who was also the chief guest on that occasion.
  • Navy ruggerites beat their Army counterparts

    One more Rugby encounter in the Caltex Rugby Tournament played between Army and Navy ruggerites on Friday (29) at the Army Ground, Colombo saw sailors grabbed the win after a tough fight.
  • Volleyball and basketball sports complex opened

    First Field Engineer Regiment defeated the 5 Gajaba Regiment (V) by 2-0 in the inaugural volleyball match played at the newly built out-door sports complex for volleyball and basket ball at the Security Forces Headquarters premises in Jaffna last week.
  • STF Recovers Claymore Mine

    AMPARA: ONE CLAYMORE MINE LAID by LTTE in VINAYAGAPURAM area, was recovered by Special Task Force (STF) personnel on foot patrol Saturday (02) at about 6.00 a.m.