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  • 23 SLLI Conducts ‘Shramadana’ Campaign

    Troops serving 23 Sri Lanka Light Infantry (SLLI) in the 591 Brigade of 59 Division under Security Force Headquarters-Mullaittivu (SFHQ-MLT), with the joint cooperation of Mullaittivu Trade Association and Private Bus Association, organized a ‘Shramadana’ campaign to clean the Mullaittivu town area recently.
  • Trincomalee ‘Dansela’ Treats More Than 15,000 People

    Troops serving 221, 222, 223, 224 Brigades under 22 Division in Trincomalee served rice and curry, free of charge to all pedestrians around Anuradhapura Junction at Trincomalee on account of Poson Full Moon Poya Day (23). On the directions of Brigadier Aruna Wanniarachchi, General Officer Commanding, 22 Division, more than 15,000 people of Sinhala, Tamil and Muslim ethnicities were treated to meals. 

  • Once Infamous Chalai Sea Revives its Traditional Fishing Industry

    About 70 families of the fishing community in Chundikulam, Chalai and Peperaputti areas after absence of 30 years resumed their traditional fishing livelihoods on Saturday (4) after Sri Lanka Army cleared LTTE minefields and declared areas safe for living. Brutal LTTE terrorist activities in the North and East in the past seriously disrupted fishing industry as terrorists.....

  • Civilians & Students Assisted with Dry Ration Packets & Cleaning Campaigns

    More than 25 Sri Lanka National Guard (SLNG) troops of the Security Force Headquarters – East (SFHQ - E) assisted the distribution of school items and drinking water bottles among 411 families in Vijayapura and Dadayamtalawa in the Uhana Divisional Secretariat area of Ampara on Saturday (20). Sponsorship for those school items and.......
  • Kandy-Based SLSR Troops Conduct Shramadana

    Troop serving under 11 Division in Kandy on Thursday (19) carried out a cleaning project on both sideways of the road along Ratwatta road. 2 (V) Sri Lanka Sinha Regiment troops took part in the Shramadana that went into late evening under the directions of the General Officer Commanding, 11 Division.
  • SLEME War Heroes’ Children Show their Colours

    “Viru Daru Vivida Prasangaya”, a children’s variety show organized by Sri Lanka Electrical & Mechanical Engineers (SLEME) to display skills of their own kids was held Saturday (24) evening at the Royal College auditorium, Colombo.The Chief Guest on the occasion was Mrs. Ioma Rajapaksa, the President, Seva Vanitha Branch, Ministry of Defence. She was received on her arrival by Mrs. Manjulika Jayasuriya, the President, Seva Vanitha Army Branch.

  • Religious Activities Marked 11th Anniversary

    The Security Force Headquarters –East (SFHQ-E) marked its anniversary with series of  religious and formal activities, following a  pooja at the Dewalaya –Minneriya, on Saturday (25), under the patronage of the Commander, SFHQ-E. A colourful procession prior to the Pirith chanting ceremony was concluded with an alms giving on Sunday (26). Further, a blood donation campaign was held on Tuesday (28).

  • 10 Year Old Girl Rescued from a Well While Drowning

    A ten-year old Tamil school girl was rescued by  troops of the 20 Gemunu Watch (GW) of the 59 Division under the Security Force Headquarters - Mullaittivu on Thursday (25) morning  in spite grave risks, posed to their own lives when she accidentally fell into a well at Keppapilavi Maha Vidyalaya in the general area of Keppapilavi, Mullaittivu. This incident happened while the troops of 20 GW troops were engaged in a house constructing project launched in the area.
  • Cardiac Patients Treated in Jaffna for Two Days

    Two consultant cardiologists, Dr Richard Saldena and Dr Krishan de Silva of Nawaloka Hospital, Colombo, together with several medical officers and nurses attended on over 300 Jaffna civilians, suffering from cardiac ailments during two separate medical clinics, held at Urumpirai and Kolombuthurai areas, served by 511 Brigade and 512 Brigade in the Jaffna peninsula.