Several representatives of the International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) during a visit to the north called at the Security Force Headquarters - Kilinochchi (SFHQ-KLN) to meet its Commander, Major General Sudantha Ranasinghe on Thursday (19).
SRI LANKAN community in Hong Kong got-together under four organizations, Organization of Sri Lankan Youth, Association of Sri Lankans in Hong Kong, Association of Sri Lankan Children in Hong Kong and ‘Veritas’ Listeners’ Foundation in Hong Kong, organized a donation of 144 wheel chairs to the military hospital in appreciation of the sacrifices made by the War Heroes to free the motherland from LTTE terrorism.
MAJOR General Jagath Jayasuriya USP ndu psc, the newly appointed Commander of the Army is to assume office on Wednesday (15) as the 19th Commander of the Sri Lanka Army. His Excellency, the President Mahinda Rajapakse handed over the appointment to Major General Jayasuriya on Sunday (12) where he made a few more similar appointments in the defence establishment including that of the Chief of Defence Staff and the National Security Advisor to the President.
IT HAS BEEN a year since the brutal cycle of LTTE terrorism ended. As the dusk fell on May 18, 2009, all Sri Lankans impatiently glued to the electronic media to hear the fate that befell the monster, Prabhakaran, the megalomaniac mass murderer in contemporary Sri Lanka. Nandikadal lagoon that struck the last nail on the utopian Eelam coffin will reverberate as tears continue to roll down the cheeks of surviving victims of LTTE terrorism, next of kin of hundreds of thousands of slain dear ones . Fear psychosis among the public has vanished, instead a new beacon of hope has dawned.
A GROUP of LTTE supporters attacked the Sri Lankan Embassy in Berlin on Thursday night. The attacks had thrown two Molotoy Cocktails (improvised patrol bombs) to the embassy premises, reports said. “They had hurled two petrol-bombs to the Embassy premises. However, only one bomb exploded causing minor damages to the building. No one was hurt”, the reports indicated. German Police are now investigating the incident. This is the second time the Embassy was attacked within three months.
COMMANDER of the Army Lieutenant General Jagath Jayasuriya as Chief Guest and Mrs. Manjulika Jayasuriya, President Seva Vanitha Army Branch recently witnessed the final events of the Sri Army Inter Regimental Athletic Meet. The sports meets took place at the Sugathadasa Stadium last Thursday (10) with the participation of a large group of sports enthusiasts. Over 1500 male and female athletes representing 24 Army Regiments vied for the Championship which was finally secured by the Sri Lanka Artillery (SLA). Participants, during the sports meet held for three days established five new records which had earlier been made by Army athletes. The 480 weight class male championship was secured by Sri Lanka Artillery Corps Team.