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  • Final 'Ranaviru Real Star' Mission IV Enters Exciting Final Stages



    The ‘Ranaviru Real Star’ (RRS) Mission IV, the pet project among members of the tri-services that saw its birth on a concept of the Ministry of Defence and Urban Development, now dubbed as the world’s one and only Reality Show of the Armed Forces, telecast in the national Rupavahini, is to reach its sensational final rounds with less than 36 finalists, entering the final rounds in the fray.
     
  • Soldiers Pocket Out Own Money to Get Power Supply to the Barber Saloon


    4 Sri Lanka Light Infantry (SLLI) officers and other ranks of the 59 Division, offering their helping hand of understanding and friendship to a deserving civil tradesman in Wattapalai, Mulliyaveli of the Security Force Headquarters - Mullaittivu (SFHQ-MLT), pocketed out their own money, enabling him to get electricity for his barber saloon.  Mr. Shanmugan Rankumar of Wattapalai, Mulliyaveli with his 3 children (2 girls and 1 boy), has been running a barber saloon....
     
  • Troops Educated on Energy & Power Conservation

    To coincide with the ongoing island-wide awareness programme on Energy Conservation, the Panagoda Army Cantonment during its training day invited the Ministry of Power and Energy to deliver a lecture to the troops serving the cantonment in this regard. Organizers as well as hundreds of service personnel were taken by surprise when the Minister of Power and Energy Mr Patali Champaka Ranawaka....
  • Jaffna High Security Zone to be Relaxed

    IN a move to restore complete civil administration in the Jaffna Peninsula, the Resettlement Ministry yesterday said certain parts of the Jaffna High Security Zone (HSZ) have been identified for resettlement. The Ministry has instructed Jaffna Government Agent K. Ganesh to discuss resettlement in the Jaffna HSZ with the security authorities and make preliminary arrangements to resettle the people.

  • Landmark in Army History: New Army Hospital with 1024 Beds Gifted to War Heroes


    Monday (May 5) morning’s auspicious 10.05 marked yet another watershed in the annals of Sri Lanka Army and its Sri Lanka Medical Corps (SLMC) when HE the President Mahinda Rajapaksa who is also the Commander-in-Chief of the Armed Forces, vested the 10-storied state-of-the art new Army Hospital at Narahenpita, Colombo 5 in soldiers....
     
  • Different Programmes in SFHQ (KLN) Area Launched


    Various community based programmes were conducted by the Security Force Headquarters, Killinochchi (SFHQ-KLN) in the past week in different areas.The renovated, ‘Wevusiri’ Canteen in Killinochchi area was reopened by Major General Sudantha Ranasinghe, Commander SFHQ-KLN on Friday (19) with the aim of providing a better service to both civilians and military personnel of the area.
  • More School Books & Accessories Distributed Among Pandiyankulam Students


    A stock of school books and accessories, donated by Peliyagoda Lions Club for distribution among remote schools in Manthai East in the 612 Brigade area under 61 Division were given away on Wednesday (12) at Pandiyankulam Primary School.  The brief ceremony at Pandiyankulam Primary School, headed by Brigadier M.M.S Perera distributed those stocks among 86 girls and boys studying in that school. 61 Division has been in the practice of getting support of Lions Clubs for assistance to......
     
  • WORLD'S MOST RUTHLESS TERRORIST LEADER PRABHAKARAN CONFIRMED DEAD

    Flash !

    COLOMBO :
      COMMANDER OF THE ARMY, GENERAL SARATH FONSEKA WHO HAS BEEN THE NATION’S TOWER OF STRENGTH AND HOPE FOR ERADICATION OF  LTTE TERRORISM RIGHT THROUGHOUT WITH THE SUPPORT OF NAVY, AIR FORCE, POLICE AND CIVIL SECURITY DEPARTMENT  A FEW MINUTES AGO AT ABOUT 12;15 NOON ON TUESDAY  (19) DECLARED THAT THE DEAD BODY OF THE LTTE LEADER VELUPILLAI PRABHAKARAN HAS BEEN IDENTIFIED AND RECOVERED.

  • Army Karatekas Do Well in National Games


    Sri Lanka Army Karatekas, participating in the National Karate Tournament in the 40th National Games Festival, just concluded, won 4 Gold medals, 5 Silver medals and 7 Bronze medals at Sports Ministry Ground. A team of 16 Karatekas of the Army representing Sri Lanka Corps of......