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  • 22 Division Initiates Dengue Prevention Conference

    09th July 2018 10:00:33 Hours

    22 Division Initiates Dengue Prevention Conference

    In response to a request, made by the General Officer Commanding, 22 Division, Major General Aruna Jayasekera, a special conference on ‘Dengue Prevention’, presided by the District Secretary for Trincomalee Mr N.A.A Pushpakumara got underway...

  • Army Men & Women Carry Overall DSG Championship in Swimming

    07th July 2018 07:44:30 Hours

    Army Men & Women Carry Overall DSG Championship in Swimming

    Army swimmers were declared as Team Champions in the Defence Services Games - 2018, securing 30 Gold medals, out of 35 total swimming events, it was announced on Friday (6). Sri Lanka Army male swimmers participating in the DSG-2018...

  • GR’s Construction of New Pool for Hydro Therapy Begins

    06th July 2018 19:56:21 Hours

    GR’s Construction of New Pool for Hydro Therapy Begins

    Gajaba Regiment (GR) Headquarters at Saliyapura, Anuradhapura with the noble objective of rehabilitating a section of injured GR War Heroes who are still under recuperation, recently initiated the construction work of a swimming pool....

  • Army Boxers Carry 8 Gold Medals Out of 10 Events

    06th July 2018 18:56:21 Hours

    Army Boxers Carry 8 Gold Medals Out of 10 Events

    Army boxers won 8 gold medals in the Intermediate Men’s Boxing Championship conducted by the Sri Lanka Boxing Association (SLBA) on Saturday (7) at Royal MAS arena. Army Boxers did well and defeated their opponent’s, MAS slim line and the Police club.

  • 1 SLNG Troops Get 1st Place in Poson Lantern Competition

    06th July 2018 15:47:46 Hours

    1 SLNG Troops Get 1st Place in Poson Lantern Competition

    Troops of the 1 Sri Lanka National Guard (SLNG) who crafted decorative Poson lanterns for the Wariyapola and Bamunakotuwa Divisional Secretariats-organized Poson lantern competition won the first place to carry a cash gift of Rs 50,000/=.

  • SL Army Woman Cricketers Clinch Defence Services Cricket Championship - 2018

    06th July 2018 15:38:06 Hours

    SL Army Woman Cricketers Clinch Defence Services Cricket Championship - 2018

    Sri Lanka Army Woman cricketers excelled in the Defence Services Cricket Championship - 2018 conducted during 3 May - 30 June. Women’s Team emerged Champions beating Sri Lanka Air Force woman cricketers...

  • Troops Assist ‘Paada Yathra’ Devotees

    06th July 2018 13:15:12 Hours

    Troops Assist ‘Paada Yathra’ Devotees

    Troops of the 23 Sri Lanka Sinha Regiment (SLSR) under the 24 Division in cooperation with the District Secretariat in Ampara, facilitated the devotees attending the foot pilgrimage, ‘Paada Yathra’ proceeding to attend Kataragama Esala festival.

  • Troops Learn About ‘Hinduism’ & Its Practices

    06th July 2018 13:14:58 Hours

    Troops Learn About ‘Hinduism’ & Its Practices

    Intending to educate the troops on the diversity of ethnic beliefs and faiths, the Security Force Headquarters - Kilinochchi (SFHQ-KLN) invited Mr Nagalingum Sudhunagum & Mr Nadaraja Selvaraj, permanent members of the Kanagambigai Amman Kovil committee to deliver a lecture on ‘Hindu Religion’.

  • Troops Facilitate Educational Tour of Students in Pooneryn

    05th July 2018 16:15:07 Hours

    Troops Facilitate Educational Tour of Students in Pooneryn

    Sri Lanka Light Infantry (SLLI) Battalion troops under command to the 662 Brigade of the 66 Division of the Security Force Headquarters - Kilinochchi (SFHQ-KLN), considering economic hardships of the families of students at Mudkompan Maha Vidyalaya in Pooneryn, recently, made arrangements to take a group of students on an educational tour to.....

  • Trained 289 Recruits Pass Out from Ipalogama Training School

    05th July 2018 14:11:38 Hours

    Trained 289 Recruits Pass Out from Ipalogama Training School

    Two hundred and eighty-nine new recruits who recently joined the Sri Lanka Army for engineering services passed out on Saturday (30) at 11 Sri Lanka Artillery (SLA) Regiment grounds in Anuradhapura during a formal parade upon completion of the six-month long basic recruit training course of the Ipalogama Recruit Training School.