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  • Newly-Promoted Major Generals Call on the Commander

    06th December 2018 18:30:15 Hours

    Newly-Promoted Major Generals Call on the Commander

    Several newly-promoted Majors General of the Army with a view to formally informing the Commander of the Army, Lieutenant General Mahesh Senanayake of their elevation to new ranks made a courtesy call on Wednesday (5) to the Commander’s office. Major General D. K. G. D Sirisena, Provost Marshal...

  • Another Meditation Programme Launched

    06th December 2018 13:45:14 Hours

    Another Meditation Programme Launched

    Renowned Meditation practitioner, Ven Diyasenpura Wimala Thero, the resident monk at ‘Bavunseth Mind Relaxing Meditation Centre’ at Hellummahara, Dekatana conducted one more meditation session for five Officers and fifty eight Other Ranks of the Sri Lanka Army on Wednesday (5).

  • Late Major General T.Sivashanmugam (Retd) Makes His Last Journey

    06th December 2018 13:18:14 Hours

    Late Major General T.Sivashanmugam (Retd) Makes His Last Journey

    The military funeral of Late Major General T. Sivashanmugam (Retd) took place at the Colombo General Cemetery Wednesday (5) evening amid a gathering of his military comrades and scores of mourners. Late Major General T. Sivashanmugam (Retd) joined ...

  • Wheelchair ‘Perseverance’ Reaches Ambanpola

    06th December 2018 10:34:58 Hours

    Wheelchair ‘Perseverance’ Reaches Ambanpola

    6 Gajaba Regiment’s Corporal Gemunu Karunarathna who has undertaken the wheelchair journey, ‘Perseverance’ to cover 576 km and reach Point Pedro commenced his 4th day expedition from Giriulla this morning (6) at 8.00 a.m. amid applause and greetings....

  • Richmond College Teachers Undergo Army Leadership Training

    05th December 2018 18:37:46 Hours

    Richmond College Teachers Undergo Army Leadership Training

    Officers of the Commando Training School at Uva Kudaoya at the request of school authorities at Galle Richmond College conducted a two-day training workshop on ‘Leadership Abilities and Positive Attitudes’ for teachers during 1 - 3 December at Kudaoya Commando Training School. The workshop for....

  • Army Bodybuilders Win Gold & Bronze Medals in Nepal

    05th December 2018 16:46:32 Hours

    Army Bodybuilders Win Gold & Bronze Medals in Nepal

    Private V.F.R.D Raj Kumar and Corporal G.G.G.N Wickramasinghe, the only two bodybuilders of the Army who competed in the first edition of the South Asian Bodybuilding Competition - 2018, held during 22 - 26 November 2018 in Kathmandu, Nepal won a Gold (60 kg) and a Bronze medal....

  • Central Troops Learn About HIV & AIDS

    05th December 2018 14:40:35 Hours

    Central Troops Learn About HIV & AIDS

    A valuable lecture on Human Immune Deficiency Virus and Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndrome (HIV/AIDS) was conducted at the Security Forces Headquarters – Central (SFHQ-C), Diyathalawa on Wednesday (5) to coincide with the World AIDS Day.

  • Wanni Troops Coordinate Distribution of More School Accessories

    05th December 2018 13:40:35 Hours

    Wanni Troops Coordinate Distribution of More School Accessories

    As a continuation of the ‘EDEX Nena Pahana’ Corporate Social Responsibilities (CSR) projects spearheaded by members of the Royal College Union, Security Force Headquarters - Wanni (SFHQ-W) coordinated one more phase for free distribution of school books and accessories among selected low-income groups....

  • Troops Plant 500 Saplings to Mark 143 Brigade Anniversary

    05th December 2018 13:36:39 Hours

    Troops Plant 500 Saplings to Mark 143 Brigade Anniversary

    143 Brigade Headquarters, situated in Puttalam commemorated its 8th anniversary on Friday (30) with several programmes. 16 Gajaba Regiment (GR) troops presented a Guard Turnout to the 143 Brigade Commander, Brigadier Dhammika Dissanayake on arrival and afterwards he addressed the troops.

  • Mullaittivu Troops Educated on HIV/AIDS

    05th December 2018 13:34:39 Hours

    Mullaittivu Troops Educated on HIV/AIDS

    A valuable lecture on Human Immune Deficiency Virus and Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndrome (HIV/AIDS) was conducted at the Security Force Headquarters - Mullaittivu (SFHQ-MLT) on Monday (3) to coincide with the World AIDS day (December 1). This awareness lecture organized....