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  • School Cricketing Given Helping Hand by 61 Division

    15th September 2018 17:30:02 Hours

    School Cricketing Given Helping Hand by 61 Division

    ‘Foundation of Goodness’ (Guna Jaya Sathuta Padanama) came forward to help students at Puthukulam Maha Vidyalaya, Vavuniya by way of provision of cricket essentials, following a request made by the 61 Division Headquarters to the organization. In response to a request of the Principal....

  • More than 700 Athletes to Show Colours in ‘Army Para Games’

    15th September 2018 17:00:53 Hours

    More than 700 Athletes to Show Colours in ‘Army Para Games’

    Some 700 differently able Army War Heroes of our times, endowed with unswerving moral courage and insatiable aptitude for multiple athletic skills are to showcase their talents in the ‘Sri Lanka Army Para Games - 2018’ at Diyagama Stadium, Homagama during 19 - 21 September.

  • Central Troops Enlightened on ‘Disaster Management’

    15th September 2018 16:29:56 Hours

    Central Troops Enlightened on ‘Disaster Management’

    A team of professionals in the Badulla Disaster Management Centre (DMC), held an awareness workshop on ‘Disaster Management’ for troops of the Security Force Headquarters - Central (SFHQ-Cen) on Friday (14) at the request of Major General Rukmal Dias, Commander, Security Forces....

  • Kilinochchi Troops Put Up Bicycle Shed for Students

    14th September 2018 14:52:44 Hours

    Kilinochchi Troops Put Up Bicycle Shed for Students

    Army troops of the 573 Brigade of the 57 Division under the Security Force Headquarters - Kilinochchi gave their maximum cooperation for erection of a metal shed (20’ x 60’) for bicycle parking in Kilinochchi Dharmapuram Central College. It was vested in school....

  • KLN Commander Inspects Army House Construction Project

    14th September 2018 14:52:30 Hours

    KLN Commander Inspects Army House Construction Project

    Major General Niyshshanka Ranawana, Commander Security Forces – Kilinochchi on Wednesday (12) visited the housing project under construction by Army troops with the patronage of the National Housing Development Authority (NHDA) at Thunukkai, Alankulum.

  • Kilinochchi Troops Educated on ‘Road Accidents’

    14th September 2018 14:52:25 Hours

    Kilinochchi Troops Educated on ‘Road Accidents’

    In order to help cut down the increasing number of road accidents in the general area of Kilinochchi, Security Force Headquarters - Kilinochchi (SFHQ-KLN) conducted an awareness programme on ‘Road Accidents’ for All Ranks during 12 - 14 September. 442 Army personnel representing....

  • Support Given to School in Haputale

    14th September 2018 14:52:21 Hours

    Support Given to School in Haputale

    A group of 17 Army personnel including 1 Officer responded to a request of the Yahalabedda Vidyalaya in Haputale and assisted the cleaning of the school playground surroundings and the road that leads to the playground on Sunday (9). Major General Rukmal Dias, Commander, Security Forces - Central has directed the troops....

  • Kilinochchi Troops Receive Training in Videography & Photography

    14th September 2018 14:51:34 Hours

    Kilinochchi Troops Receive Training in Videography & Photography

    A group of eminent videographers and photographers of the Sri Lanka Rupavahini Corporation and the Lake House voluntarily offered their expertise and conducted a training workshop for Army personnel serving in all units in Kilinochchi during 3 - 5 September at Barathipuram.....

  • Army Woman Soldier in DSAC Produces New Game Record

    13th September 2018 18:34:18 Hours

    Army Woman Soldier in DSAC Produces New Game Record

    Track and field events in the 10th Defence Services Athletics Championship - 2018 (DSAC) started on Tuesday (13) at Sugathadasa Stadium, Colombo 13. During today’s events, Private H.D.V Lakshani of the Sri Lanka Army Women’s Corps by marking 13.58 meters made a new game record in the women’s...

  • MINUSMA Force Commander Makes a Surprise Visit to the Sri Lankan Camp

    13th September 2018 16:19:17 Hours

    MINUSMA Force Commander Makes a Surprise Visit to the Sri Lankan Camp

    UN Contingent Force Commander in Mali (MINUSMA), Major General Jean - Paul Deconinck recently paid a surprise visit to the Sri Lankan Combat Convoy Company (CCC) deployed in Mali and received an update on the role of the CCC.