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  • SLAVF Contribution to Past Challenges Hailed During its Athletic Meet 2010

    The curtain came down on Sri Lanka Army Volunteer Force (SLAVF) Inter Regiment Athletic Meet 2010 Thursday (29) afternoon where Commander of the Army, gracing the occasion as the Chief Guest gave away medals and trophies to the winners in the annual event. Around 800 competitors representing 111 volunteer battalions competed for medals in this three day long athletic meet that got off the ground on Tuesday (27) at Colombo Sugathadasa Stadium.

  • 59 Division Marks Its Anniversary

    59 Division established on 31st December 2007 in Ranasewapura, Anuradhapura organized a Pirith chanting Pinkama and an alms giving for 16 monks to mark its 6th anniversary at the 59 Division Headquarters premises, Mullaittivu on 11th December. During the celebration, headed by Brigadier S.K.G.N.B Ehelamalpe......
  • 'Singer' Company Offers Its Share for 'Abimansala 2' Project

    Singer (Pvt) Ltd, honouring its pledge of support to the proposed, ‘Abimansala 2’ for dependent War Heroes at Wilpitawatta, Udumulla in the South, donated its contribution of Rs 5.25 million for construction of one Villa in the wellness resort to Lieutenant General Jagath Jayasuriya, Commander of the Army on Tuesday (24). Mr Hiran Asoka Pieris, Chief Executive Officer, Singer (Pvt) Ltd......


     MULLAITTIVU: THEY do speak, certainly very very much louder than how they really look like in reality. Never had they dreamt of a chaotic ill-treatment of this magnitude in the very hands of their so-called “sole liberators” of the Tamil people, to who the megalomaniac PRABHAKARAN vowed an utopian “Eelam” while sending his own sons and daughters overseas for studies. The tyrannical leverage, hitherto being exercised by the LTTE leader and his cohorts on thousands of Tamil civilians in his Vanni theater of absolute mayhem........
  • Katchchathivu St Anthony's Feast Draws Record Nos of Devotees

    A record 6000 devotees, including 3100 Indians who arrived in Katchchathivu island in the country's northern seas in 95 vessels attended the annual feast of the St Anthony's church in Katchchathivu Sunday (16) morning. Pastor of the Delft Island Mission Rev. Father Amalraj Gnanaprakasan and......
  • 'Hirdramani' Erects New School Building for Mullaittivu Students

    The newly-constructed school building at the Government’s Roman Catholic College, Puthukkudiyirippu, a long felt need of the students was ceremonially opened on Wednesday (4) by Major General Jagath Dias, Commander, Security Force Headquarters - Mullaittivu (SFHQ-MLT) who took the initiative in this regard.  The leading apparel factory, Hirdramani Pvt Ltd....
  • LTTE Remnants Threaten Indian VVIPs

    The LTTE remnants are trying to regroup in India and are posing a threat to VVIPs, the Indian Government told a tribunal examining the extension of the ban on the outfit on November 1. “The LTTE remnants are regrouping in India and posing a threat to the VVIPs...,” the Indian government submitted before a one-man tribunal of Justice Vikramjit Sen, The Times of India reported.

  • Commander Attending Malaysian Security Conference Becomes One Key Speaker

    Lieutenant General Jagath Jayasuriya Commander of the Army who has been invited to be one of the Guest Speakers at the second ‘Putrajaya Forum’, the International Defence and Security Conference in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia (17-19 April), delivered his brief address to the Chief of Army Round Table Talk on......
  • All Ranks Donate Blood in Jaffna

    Adding one more project to the series of community-oriented schemes, 521 Brigade Headquarters under the 52 Division in Varani, Jaffna recently, conducted a blood donation campaign with the participation of officers and other ranks serving the Division. Medical officers and staff at Manthikai Base Hospital attended the blood donation at the invitation of the 521 Brigade Headquarters.
  • 'E-Nenasala' to Help Mullaittivu Students Learning Maths & Science

    A new web service (E Patashala) for Science and Mathematics students learning in Tamil in Mullaittivu area was initiated on Monday (26) during a ceremony attended by Hon Namal Rajapaksa, Member of Parliament at the Mullaittivu Vidyananda Vidyalaya of the Mullaittivu Educational Zone. During his tour in the area, together with Governor for.......