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  • Army Troops Give Blood at Puttalam Programme

    13th July 2018 12:11:01 Hours

    Army Troops Give Blood at Puttalam Programme

    More than 58 Army personnel of the 143 Brigade came forward to donate blood during a programme, organized recently by the Puttalam District Secretariat’s Welfare Association to coincide with the Poson season. The programme at the District Secretariat office was attended....

  • 58 Division Troops Assist Accelerated Dengue Prevention Drive

    13th July 2018 11:10:06 Hours

    58 Division Troops Assist Accelerated Dengue Prevention Drive

    60 military personnel, belonging to 6 Sri Lanka Light Infantry, 3 (V) Gemunu Watch, 5 Sri Lanka General Service Corps and 9 Gemunu Watch of the 58 Division recently contributed to the accelerated Dengue control project, launched by Galle District Secretariat in....

  • Awareness Programme on ‘Standardization’ Conducted for Army Personnel

    13th July 2018 11:00:06 Hours

    Awareness Programme on ‘Standardization’ Conducted for Army Personnel

    Directorate of Quality Assurance and Inspection at the Army Headquarters recently launched one more awareness programme on ‘Standardization and Specification’ for a selected group of Army personnel serving all Directorates, Branches, Divisions....

  • Army Troops Assist Cyclone-Affected Households & Help Roof Repairs

    12th July 2018 23:24:47 Hours

    Army Troops Assist Cyclone-Affected Households & Help Roof Repairs

    More than 90 Army troops of the 142 Brigade of the 14 Division under the Security Force Headquarters - West (SFHQ-West) for the second consecutive day (12) continued their relief roles in cyclone-affected areas in Meegoda Manchiwatte areas...

  • SLEME at Gannoruwa Supports Presidential Task Force Programme on Drugs

    12th July 2018 18:55:24 Hours

    SLEME at Gannoruwa Supports Presidential Task Force Programme on Drugs

    Troops of the Sri Lanka Electrical and Mechanical Engineers (SLEME) Training School at Gannoruwa gave their active cooperation to the ‘Compassionate Government-a Stable Country’ national programme of the Presidential Task Force, aimed at turning Sri Lanka into a drug...

  • Army Carrom Players Carry Defence Services Championship

    12th July 2018 18:00:24 Hours

    Army Carrom Players Carry Defence Services Championship

    Men’s team of the Sri Lanka Army Carrom Committee made a new debut in the Defence Services Carrom Championship – 2018 tournament and bagged the Championship while its women’s team excelled reaching the Runners-up slot in the face of equally clever Carrom players at national level during 10 – 11 July.

  • 12 Division GOC Looks into Facilities for ‘Paada Yathra’ Devotees

    11th July 2018 15:41:49 Hours

    12 Division GOC Looks into Facilities for ‘Paada Yathra’ Devotees

    In order to find out facilities, provided to temporary camp sites where pilgrims stay overnight while conducting their ‘Paada Yathra’ (foot pilgrimage), bound for Kataragama sacred shrine, Major General Nishantha Wanniarachchi, General Officer...

  • 5 SLLI Troops Assist Elders to Worship ‘Dalada Maligawa’

    11th July 2018 13:39:14 Hours

    5 SLLI Troops Assist Elders to Worship ‘Dalada Maligawa’

    27 elders in Victoria Elders’ Home in Rajagiriya who were on a pilgrimage to Kandy to worship the sacred Dalada Maligawa were given assistance by 5 (V) Sri Lanka Light Infantry (SLLI) troops under the supervision of Major General Rukmal Dias, Commander, Security Forces - Central.

  • 142 Brigade Troops Rush to Clear Blocked Roads

    11th July 2018 13:30:14 Hours

    142 Brigade Troops Rush to Clear Blocked Roads

    More than 60 members of the Army early this morning (11) rushed to Pitipana, Meegoda, Rathmalana, Dehiwala, Kesbewa, Homagama and adjacent areas and assisted to clear roads that remained blocked after a cyclonic wind fell trees and fronds on to roads, disrupting passage and traffic.

  • Spanish Coach Offers to Train Army Muay Thai Boxers

    11th July 2018 13:20:53 Hours

    Spanish Coach Offers to Train Army Muay Thai Boxers

    A reputed Muay Thai coach from Spain, Arjan Pedro Solana Villalobos who has offered voluntary training for Sri Lanka Army Muay Thai boxers is expected to arrive in Sri Lanka on 21 July at his own cost, following the approval to this effect was granted by the Commander of the Army....