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  • The Bob Rae Saga

    SECRETARY General Secretariat for Coordinating the Peace Process (SCOPP) Prof Rajiva Wijesinha has written to The Toronto Star in response to its coverage of the decision to prevent Canadian politician Bob Rae from entering Sri Lanka last week. His letter is published below. Michael Cooke, Editor, The Toronto Star.

  • 3 (V) SLSR Troops Mark Esala Poya with Religious Projects

    Troops of the 3 (V) Sri Lanka Sinha Regiment (SLSR) under the 112 Brigade of the Security Force Headquarters – Central (SFHQ-C), organized an Aloka Pooja and a Sil Programme at Sangamiththa Meditation Center, Nuwaraeliya on the directions of the Unit's Commanding Officer during 30 -31 July to mark " Esala Poya".
  • Wanni Based Troops Conducts Conference for Business Community in Vavuniya

    Major General Boniface Perera, Commander, Security Force Headquarters Wanni (SFHQ-W) addressed a gathering of business community in Vavuniya to discuss Challenges in the trade at SFHQ-W premises on Thursday (9). 115 businessmen companied of Sinhala, Tamil and Muslim communities from Vavuniya area came for the conference. During the discussion, they discussed various issues and difficulties faced by them in the field of business.
  • -œRata Wenuwen Api- Donates Money to Buy Knitting Machine at Ranaviru Sevana

    UK based ‘Rata Wenuwen Api’, an organization of Sri Lankan expatriates, mindful of numerous sacrifices made by War Heroes in the battlefields for defence of our motherland, recently offered their share of assistance to the Ragama Ranaviru Sevana during a ‘Talent Show’ organized for them. Ms Kanthi Silva, a representative expatriate from the above organization during the weekend entertainment .....
  • Special 'Abishekam' Pooja Blesses Army Anniversary

    The sacred ‘Abishekam’ Pooja of Hindu tradition, held at Sri Ponnambalam Vaneshwarar Kovil, Colombo 13 on Wednesday (30) afternoon invoked blessings on the forthcoming 66th Anniversary of the Sri Lanka Army and the Army Day (Oct 10). 
  • Ooh! 'Tigers' are 'Liberators'- See What They Used

    MORE and more startling recoveries, being made by valiant Army troops from the newly-captured areas in the former PUTUMATTALAN ‘No Fire Zone’ assert that Tiger terrorists in reality were flexing muscles not only to carve out a separate ‘Eelam’ for them, but also for domination of the entire Sri Lanka, thus becoming a potential danger to the whole of the South Asian region. Look at what troopers, attached to 6 Gajaba Regiment in the 53 Division captured, from KARAYANMULLIVAIKKAI area as they marched into the last land patch of the terrorists during the weekend. Military hardware including three anti aircraft guns (AAG), one more huge armoured plate truck, one earth-moving Bachoe machine, one water scooter and AAG ammunition rounds.

  • New Cafeteria for 54 Division Opened

    Major General Boniface Perera, Commander, Security Force Headquarters-Wanni (SFHQ-W) at the invitation of Brigadier M.A.M Dias, General Officer Commanding 54 Division opened the new 54 Division cafeteria and donated a large stock of books to the 54 Division library during a simple ceremony on Friday (25).
  • Local & Foreign Tourists Once Again Enjoy Beauty of Pasikuda in East

    AFTER the Sri Lankan Security Forces cleared the entire island of terrorists, local and foreign nature lovers have once again got the opportunity to visit beautiful beaches in the east. Local and foreign visitors from various corners have now begun to walk along the golden beach of Pasikudah and dip in the eastern blue seas in relaxed mood. The whole area of tourist importance had totally been cut off to tourists for decades due to LTTE activities. However, valiant troops who dared to fight and eliminate LTTE terrorists first liberated the east facilitating free flow of visitors into the area.

  • 57 Div New Library & Gymnasium Opened

    A well-equipped modern library plus a gymnasium, a long-felt need for the troops serving the 57 Division Headquarters, Kilinochchi, became a reality on Monday (16), following initiatives taken by Brigadier K.R.P. Rowel, General Officer Commanding (GOC), 57 Division. During a brief ceremony, both the library and the gymnasium were.....