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  • SFHQ (KLN) Conducts Mine Awareness Programme


    Security Force Headquarters - Kilinochchi (SFHQ-KLN) on account of the International Demining Day, conducted a Mine Awareness Programme at Nelum Piyasa auditorium with the cooperation of Sri Lanka Army Demining Team, Halo Trust Organization, Dash Demining Group and Shed Organization, on Saturday (26). 
  • LTTE Claymores Designed for Vehicles Found

    WANNI : TROOPS on search and clear operations in VISUAMADU, AMPAKAMAM,  PUTHUKKUDIYIRUPPU and MALTHOTTAM areas recovered ten T-56 weapons, three T-81 weapons, one Light Machine Gun (LMG), two 0.22 weapons, fifty-one hand grenades, eighteen Arul bombs, thirteen 60 mm mortars, twenty-three Rocket Propelled Grenades (RPG), seven  hundred and fifty-two rounds of T-56 ammunition, sixty-six 81 mm mortar bombs.....

  • Pre-School Kids Enjoy Army Hospitality


    60 children of the Mulankavil, Ampaham Children’s Home-managed pre-school, parents, custodians and its staff, including five priests in Kilinochchi District arrived in Mannar recently on a pilgrimage, following arrangements made by the Civil Affairs Coordination Office in Kilinochchi. The group after touring Mannar town called at the famous Thirukeshwaram Kovil and the Madhu Shrine before they were hosted to tea and refreshments by the Army as a gesture of goodwill and reconciliation. 
  • Kokavil Transmission Tower to Connect North & South Again

    Kilinochchi, the infamous hub of terrorist brutality and LTTE clandestine operations several years ago is now fast transforming to be a hive of industry and commerce under the government’s ‘Uthuru Wasanthaya’ (Northern Spring) development project. Directed by the Commander of the Army, many thousands of soldiers in the Army, reminiscent of the post-war period of the legendary King Dutugemunu, are at present enthusiastically engaged in multifarious island-wide infrastructure development projects at.....
  • Seva Vanitha Pre-Schools Conduct their Annual Concerts

    SEVA Vanitha Army Branch (SVAB) conducts seven pre-schools across the island and nearly 600 small children from Army families continue to receive primary education. With a view to promoting their born talents and aesthetic skills, the SVAB annually organizes variety concerts in each pre-school for kids learning there. Concerts for the year 2009 were organized on 7th, 9th and 10th August in Colombo, Kandy and Diyatalawa.

  • Environmental Protection Campaign at Habarana Jungle Premises


    An environmental protection campaign was initiated with the aim of boosting public awareness by the troops of the 53 Division in cooperation with cooperated with Kelani Cables (Pvt) Ltd, Divisional Secretariat and the Road Development Authority at Dambulla. Seven colourful awareness boards were displayed alongside the A-6 route in Habarana jungle area. This event was coordinated by Major General M.A.M Dias, General Officer Commanding (GOC), 53 Division.
  • Restoration of Damaged Photo in Dharga Town Relieves Her More than Everything Else


    Understanding what a photo represents is not grounded in visual experience but in understanding the sentimental and symbolic value of it. It was no difference to Aluthgama Dharga town-based Mrs U.L.M Shabdeen, a well-respected intellectual-cum-a Justice of the Peace whose house was also damaged in the most recent violence in the area......
     
  • Army Troops Receive More Teeth for Development Work

    SRI LANKA Army troops presently well geared up to contributing to the government’s “Uthuru Wasanthaya” (Northern Spring) development programme received further teeth on Wednesday (28) when the government released a new stock of modern machinery and equipment  to the Army for use in development work in the north. A brief ceremony near the Galle Face esplanade saw the new feet of modern machinery and equipment, bought by the government from China on a concessionary.....