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  • Villagers in their Hundreds Volunteer & Clean up New 'Abimansala-2' Project Complex

    Hundreds of villagers in and around new ‘Abimansala-2’ (wellness resort for dependent war heroes) complex at Wilpitawatte, Kamburupitiya, taking their own initiative and showing overwhelming support, participated in a mammoth Shramadana campaign Sunday (4) morning and cleaned the entire wellness resort premises, ahead of its ceremonial opening on November 10, 2012.
  • Army Rugby Players Do It Again

    Sri Lanka Army Rugby Team recorded a convincing victory against CR & FC Rugby team by securing 21 points against 18 of their rivals during the Inter Club Dialog Rugby League 2014/2015 at Longdon Place, Colombo on Saturday (17).
  • 12 Army Personnel Who Made Army Proud with Dedicated Heroic Acts Awarded Laurels

    Five officers and seven other rankers of the Army who most recently brought fame and honour to the organization they serve, including four soldiers who rescued two kids at Matara, received laurels for their heroic acts from Lieutenant General Daya Ratnayake, Commander of the Army during a special ceremony at Army Headquarters on Wednesday (30).
  • Army Dance Back On Stage Reviving Old Social Events

    The much-awaited Army Dinner Dance that revives one of the oldest socializing events in the organization gets underway Saturday (15) evening at Exhibition and Convention Centre with the participation of over 750 couples in the Army. The Army, regarded as the pioneers in introducing ‘Dinner Dances’ to the country way back while Sri Lanka was under the British rule, regards the event as one of the most entertaining features since it provides a common platform to all fatigued Officers and Other Ranks for fellowship, comradeship and goodwill. This practice was revived this year after absence of more than 25 years due to popularity and demand for it by all serving the Army.
  • Woman Soldiers to Receive Housing Bonanza

    The inaugural project for construction of new houses to the newly-enlisted woman soldiers of Kilinochchi started off on the National Independence Day (4th Feb) in their respective residential areas. Under the project 100 new houses for those new woman soldiers are to be built by Army troops with the funds allocated by the government to......
  • SFHQ-West Inaugurates Computer Course

    Security Force Headquarters-West (SFHQ-West) with the motive of further expanding knowledge on Information Technology (IT) among troops serving the SFHQ-West commenced a basic Computer course for troops of the 14 and 58 Divisions with the support of “Future Step IT Solution Pvt Ltd” at the 14 Division Headquarters on Monday (30).
  • Court Martial - 2 Postponed

    The Court Martial - 2 probing charges against G.S.C. Fonseka resumed its sittings Tuesday (31) afternoon. Medical Officer intimated to Court that the accused was not fit to be present for the proceedings. Hearing was postponed until Wednesday (1st September) at 2.00 p.m. (Ends)   


    MULLAITTIVU: THE paternal love of a father sees no boundaries or restrictions, as evinced in this heartbreaking story, accompanied by the photo that follows. LTTE terrorists in PUTHUMATTALAN “No Fire Zone” went on firing indiscriminately on civilian groups that were on the move Tuesday (21) afternoon and this small boy of 5 years, fearing for his life clung onto his father, unaware of his own fate that would befall within seconds.

  • Totally Dependent Southern War Heroes To Be Housed In Second Wellness Resort, 'Abimansala-2': Ground Breaking on Thursday (19)

    Sri Lanka Army, affording its deserving recognition as well as the most vital element of sharing and caring to permanently dependent valiant unsung War Heroes of our times,  is set to embark on the challenging task of erecting the second wellness resort, ‘Abimansala-2’ in the South at Wilpitawatta, Udumulla under Athuraliya Divisional Secretariat. The auspicious ground-breaking and foundation-laying ceremony for this state of the art complex for lifetime rest and relaxation for.....

  • German Envoy Meets Jaffna Commander

    German Ambassador Dr Morhard during a recent visit to the Jaffna peninsula met Major General Mahinda Hathurusinghe, Commander, Security Force Headquarters - Jaffna (SFHQ-J) with a view to receiving an update on the roles and tasks of the Army in the peninsula. During cordial discussions, Major General Hathurusinghe explained how the Army has been throwing its support....