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  • 58 Division Troops Assist Annual Kalutara District Scouts Jumboree

    12th March 2018 18:18:45 Hours

    A group of Commando Regiment (CR) instructors, together with members of the Army in the 582 Brigade at the request of the Sri Lanka Scouts Association provided assistance to the conduct of the 5-day long annual Kalutara District Scouts Jumboree at Pothuvila Maha Vidyalaya premises.....

  • SLMA Officer Cadets Visit SLSR Headquarters in Ambepussa

    09th March 2018 17:18:59 Hours

    Officer Cadets under training at Diyatalawa Sri Lanka Military Academy (SLMA) (Intakes-85,86) made a field visit to the Regimental Center Sri Lanka Sinha Regiment (SLSR) at Ambepussa on Friday (9) as part of their familiarization component in the curriculum. The SLSR Center Commandant, Brigadier Ajith Pallawela.....

  • 3(V) SLAWC Organizes ‘Suwanari Medical Clinic’ for Women

    09th March 2018 17:17:24 Hours

    In a joint project, Sri Lanka Army Women’s Corps (SLAWC), Ministry of Women and Child Affairs and Sri Lanka Women's Bureau on account of the International Women's Day recently held the ‘Suwanari Medical Clinic’ at the 3(V) SLAWC Headquarters in Dehiaththakandiya....

  • Mullaittivu & Hambantota Cricketers Meet in Tournament

    09th March 2018 15:35:15 Hours

    Following an initiative taken by the 592 Brigade Headquarters of the 59 Division under the Security Force Headquarters – Mullaittivu (SFHQ-MLT), a friendly T-20 cricket tournament got underway between Hambantota District Cricket team and Mullaittivu District Cricket team in Mullaittivu on Thursday (8).

  • PACES Competition in Jaffna Held with Renewed Vigour

    09th March 2018 15:25:09 Hours

    The Security Force Headquarters - Jaffna (SFHQ-J)-organized Physical Agility and Combat Efficiency System (PACES) competition got underway on Wednesday (7) at Mailaddy Firing Range in Jaffna for troops serving the Jaffna peninsula.

  • 10 VIR Wins SFHQ-J Football Championship

    09th March 2018 15:22:41 Hours

    The finals of the Inter Battalion Football Championship of the Security Force Headquarters - Jaffna (SFHQ-J) were held at 5 Sri Lanka Army Ordinance Corps (SLAOC) playground in Jaffna on Thursday (8).

  • Sinha Regiment Wrestlers Do It Again to be Champions

    09th March 2018 15:19:41 Hours

    Finals and the prize awarding ceremony of the Army Inter Regiment Wrestling Tournament - 2018 that got off the ground under the close supervision of Major General Rohitha Dharmasiri, Chairman, Army Wrestling Committee concluded on Wednesday (28) at Panagoda gymnasium, amid a gathering of wrestling fans.

  • Kanduboda Meditation Practitioners Hold One More ‘Bhavana’ Session

    08th March 2018 15:59:31 Hours

    The ‘Lakviru Adyathmika Suvatha’ meditation programme organized by the Directorate of Psychological Operations to raise spiritual standards and mental peace among Officers and Other Ranks of the armed forces, had one more session at Kanduboda, Bavunseth Manasika Suva Sevana Vipassana Bhavana Centre on Thursday (8).

  • Civilians with CDKs Examined & Given Consultations

    08th March 2018 15:57:14 Hours

    With the noble intention of contributing to the ongoing preventive programmes against the incidence of Chronic Kidney Diseases (CKDs) in the North Central Province, troops of the 62 Division on the instructions of Major General Kumudu Perera,....

  • Book Parcels Given as Incentives for Education

    07th March 2018 22:11:19 Hours

    Troops of the 2 (V) Gemunu Watch of the 515 Brigade of the 51 Division under the Security Force Headquarters – Jaffna (SFHQ-J) organized one more project to assist needy students in Nellinakkapuram and Keeramalai areas in the Jaffna district on Saturday (3).