Sri Lanka Army

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  • Resettled People in Veherathenna Educated on Self-Employment Openings

    The Colombo ‘Jayagrahanaya’ Foundation with the assistance of the 62 Division, 623 Brigade and 26 Sri Lanka Sinha Regiment held a medical camp and a workshop that educated people on self-employment opportunities at the Veherathenna resettled village in Vavuniya. A total of 160 under-privileged family members of the village were given medical attention under this arrangement.

  • LTTE's Chemicals for Bomb Production Unearthed

    VAVUNIYA:AN ESTIMATED quantity of 3500 kg of Potasium Chloride, used for production of C-4 explosives and other deadly mines, etc by Tigers was unearthed by the troops in OLUMADU, VAVUNIYA last evening (31) while the stock remained buried in a container.The consignment in 70 bags of 50 kg each has been apparently brought to the.....

  • 'Viru Kekulu' Kids Display Skills in Annual Concert

    Kids from the Seva Vanitha Army Branch (SVAB) managed Panagoda ‘Viru Kekulu’, Manning Town ‘Viru Kekulu’ pre-schools and ‘Senehasa’ pre-school for children with special needs, had their annual concert that showcased their skills and artistic talents at Colombo 3, Mahanama College auditorium Friday (15) evening. 

  • Herbal Drinks Served to Devotees Attending 'Maha Shiva Rathri'

    Troops of 2nd Battalion Gajaba Regiment of the 221 Brigade under 22 Division in Trincomalee, with the blessings of the Security Force Headquarters-East (SFHQ-E) marked the recent ‘Maha Shiva Rathri’ festival by organizing free distribution of herbal drinks among pilgrims attending offerings at the famous Koneshwaran Kovil.
  • Advisory Committee on Army Rugby Founded for Revival

    A friendly meeting that explored possibilities of further promoting Army Rugby with guidance and vast experiences of the veterans, took place Tuesday (3) evening at the Sri Lanka Electrical and Mechanical Engineers (SLEME) mess hall, headed by Commander of the Army, Lieutenant General Daya Ratnayake.
  • Commander's New 'Housing Initiative' in Full Swing

    The novel ‘House Construction’ project for families of fallen War Heroes and differently able War Heroes which saw its birth as the brainchild of the Commander of the Army, Lieutenant General Crishanthe De Silva, is now in full swing at all Regimental levels as directed by the Commander of the Army in the third week of April, 2015. By May 15, in less than three weeks after......
  • Fifteen Canadian Tiger Supporters Held; Security Costs Exceed Millions

    AT LEAST fifteen overseas based Tiger terrorists, their proxies or supporters who have been for the last 1-2 weeks blocking Canadian highways and public places disturbing peace in TORONTO, OTTAWA and ONTARIO have now been arrested by the Canadian Police, bringing the string of LTTE provoked protests to an apparent abrupt end. Thousands of LTTE backed youngsters of the third generation who knew nothing about what was on in Sri Lanka were made to protest in the streets talking of the “genocide” of Tamils. Some of them were herded to wage assaults on Sri Lanka’s Consular General’s office and demonstrate in front of Parliament Hill, US embassy, UN organization and a few more public places in the past fortnight. 

  • 200 More Bicycles Given to Civilians Free

    With a view to giving helping hand to revive their living standards, Army troops recently organized the distribution of some 200 push-bicycles among 200 families in the Thirumurukkandi Grama Seva sector under the 3 Task Force Headquarters in Kilinochchi. Donors of the push-bicycles, ‘Guna Jaya Sathuta Padanama’ (Foundation of Goodness), headed by Mr Kusil Gunawardane, Trustee attended the distribution ceremony.
  • Cricket Knows No Ethnicities in Kalmunai & Ampara

    Intended to further promote understanding among communities of different ethnicities, the Security Force Headquarters - East (SFHQ-E) organized a cricket tournament at Addalchenai Public Stadium on Tuesday (29).