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  • Educational Accessories Given to 150 More Students of Low Income Families

    12th February 2018 21:59:51 Hours

    150 school children from low income families in Vishvamadu area in Kilinochchi received free school accessories and uniforms during a simple ceremony on Sunday (11) at the Vishvamadu Central College...

  • CAVT New Commandant Begins Duties

    12th February 2018 14:06:40 Hours

    The newly-appointed Commandant of the Centre for Army Vocational Training (CAVT) at Saliyawewa, Kalaoya, Brigadier K.A.W Kumarapperuma assumed office on Thursday (8) as the 4th Commandant at the CAVT during a brief ceremony that gave prominence to religious observances.

  • 12 Div New GOC Takes Over Duties

    11th February 2018 13:59:00 Hours

    The newly-appointed General Officer Commanding (GOC) for 12 Division Major General Nishantha Wanniarachchi took office on Friday (9) amid military formalities at the 12 Division Headquarters, Hambantota. A Guard Turnout presented by the troops of 10 (Volunteer) Gemunu Watch saluted the......

  • New 59 Division GOC Assumes Office after Relinquishment of His Predecessor

    11th February 2018 13:53:55 Hours

    The newly-appointed General Officer Commanding (GOC), 59 Division of the Security Force Headquarters - Mullaittivu (SFHQ-MLT), Brigadier Ruwan Wanigasooriya assumed his office on Thursday (8) during.......

  • 18 (V) SLSR Troops Organize Shramadana to Clean School Premises

    10th February 2018 14:55:36 Hours

    18 (Volunteer) Sri Lanka Sinha Regiment (SLSR) troops serving the 513 Brigade of the 51 Division under the Security Force Headquarters - Jaffna (SFHQ-J) launched a Shramadana programme to clean......

  • 3 (V) SLAWC Soldiers Entertain Children & Adults at Polonnaruwa Perakum Home

    09th February 2018 20:34:04 Hours

    Woman soldiers including Lady Officers of the 3 (V) Sri Lanka Army Women’s Corps (SLAWC) of the Security Force Headquarters - East (SFHQ-E), following an initiative suggested by Major General Santhusitha Pananwala......

  • Army SC Ruggerites Defeat Police SC

    09th February 2018 20:11:24 Hours

    Sri Lanka Army Rugby Team clinched victory over Police Sports Club Rugby team by scoring 43 to 36 points during the inauguration of the second round of the Inter Club Dialog Rugby Tournament - 2017/2018, at Sri Lanka Police Grounds, Field Force Headquarters in Havelock Town, Colombo 5 on Friday (9).

  • 55 Division Troops Contribute to Coastal Belt Clean-up

    09th February 2018 16:58:58 Hours

    Troops serving the 55 Division under the Security Force Headquarters - Jaffna (SFHQ-J) took part in a drive to clean up coastal belt areas in their respective areas from Kaddaikaadu Junction along Chundikulam coastal stretch in Jaffna on......

  • 229 New Recruits Pass Out Giving Oath to Care for Greener Tomorrow

    09th February 2018 16:29:53 Hours

    229 new recruits who followed a six-month long Recruit Training Course at Sri Lanka Armoured Corps (SLAC) Training School in Trincomalee on Thursday (8) passed out in a smart parade upon completion of basic recruit training in the Course No 24 at the......

  • 51 Division Troops Offer Lunch Treat to Elders & Villagers

    09th February 2018 16:24:05 Hours

    Troops of the 18 (V) Sri Lanka Sinha Regiment (SLSR) in the 513 Brigade of the 51 Division under the Security Force Headquarters - Jaffna (SFHQ-J) recently offered a lunch treat to 50 elders at the Kalvely Elders’ home in Sandilipai, Jaffna.