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  • Low-Income Group Students in Horowpothana Given Incentives

    26th February 2019 12:24:22 Hours

    Low-Income Group Students in Horowpothana Given Incentives

    One more Security Force Headquarters - Wanni (SFHQ-W) - initiated welfare programme to donate pairs of school shoes for 100 children of low-income groups got underway at the remote Horowpothana Parangiyawadiya Vidyalaya in the Anuradhapura District on Saturday (23). Sponsored by Mr Roshan Masakorala of....

  • GOC Gives Away Trophies & Certificates

    26th February 2019 12:10:22 Hours

    GOC Gives Away Trophies & Certificates

    Major General Nevil Weerasinghe, General Officer Commanding, 22 Division took part in the awarding ceremony of the Annual Sports Meet at Trincomalee Mihindu College as the Chief Guest on Wednesday (20). Mr Saman Mallawarachchi, Principal, together with a few teachers welcomed the Chief Guest on arrival....

  • 111 Brigade Troops Donate Blood

    26th February 2019 12:02:22 Hours

    111 Brigade Troops Donate Blood

    A group of more than 50 Army personnel serving the 111 Brigade of the 11 Division under the Security Force Headquarters - Central (SFHQ-Cen) voluntarily donated their blood to support a project, launched by Kandy School Millennium - 2000 organization for the benefit of patients in the Kandy Teaching Hospital.

  • 62 Division Plants Saplings along Parakramapura - Welioya Road

    26th February 2019 11:24:39 Hours

    62 Division Plants Saplings along Parakramapura - Welioya Road

    To be in line with the ongoing ‘Wanaropa’ tree planting campaign of the Army, 62 Division Headquarters of the Security Force Headquarters - Wanni (SFHQ-W) took steps to plant saplings along both sideways of Parakramapura - Welioya main road on Saturday (23). During the programme, headed by Senior Officers...

  • Pooneryn Soldiers Give Blood to Kilinochchi Patients

    26th February 2019 10:24:22 Hours

    Pooneryn Soldiers Give Blood to Kilinochchi Patients

    More than 70 Army personnel of Brigades and Battalions under command to the 66 Division Headquarters of the Security Force Headquarters - Kilinochchi (SFHQ-KLN), responding positively to a request of the Provincial Blood Bank at Kilinochchi District Hospital swiftly donated blood for the use of patients in Kilinochchi District...

  • ICRC Kilinochchi Conducts Awareness Programme on CPR

    26th February 2019 09:24:22 Hours

    ICRC Kilinochchi Conducts Awareness Programme on CPR

    On directives of the Commander, Security Forces - Kilinochchi (SF-KLN) Major General Ralph Nugera, SF Headquarters arranged a one-day awareness programme on ‘Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (CPR)’ for the troops in Kilinochchi on Saturday (23).

  • ‘Angampora’, Traditional Martial Art Introduced to Soldiers in Kilinochchi

    26th February 2019 08:24:22 Hours

    ‘Angampora’, Traditional Martial Art Introduced to Soldiers in Kilinochchi

    Having undergone strenuous training for months, a team of soldiers serving in Kilinochchi showed their colours in an exhibition show of traditional Sri Lankan martial art, Angampora. The event, Rawana Ranakeli Pooja, held at the Security Force Headquarters - Kilinochchi (SFHQ-KLN) on Friday (22) was the maiden show that displayed their skills in public.

  • Valiant GR War Heroes, Now Disabled & Cared for Life Get New Therapeutic Swimming Pool in Senapura

    25th February 2019 15:00:47 Hours

    Valiant GR War Heroes, Now Disabled & Cared for Life Get New Therapeutic Swimming Pool in Senapura

    Dozens of Gajaba Regiment (GR) War Heroes who suffered permanent injuries and turned differently able, yet receiving rehabilitation and recuperation under the care of the Headquarter Battalion (HQBN) camp of the Gajaba Regiment in Senapura on Saturday (23) were the beneficiaries....

  • Youngsters in Jaffna Hindu - Buddhist Cultural Association Learn About Sinhala Culture & Language

    25th February 2019 14:39:19 Hours

    Youngsters in Jaffna Hindu - Buddhist Cultural Association Learn About Sinhala Culture & Language

    A group of 300 young ladies and gentlemen, attached to the Hindu - Buddhist Cultural Association in the Jaffna peninsula on Sunday (24), in what can be regarded as a best example for co-existence, mutual understanding and reconciliation, assembled at the Security Force Headquarters - Jaffna (SFHQ-J) auditorium...

  • Army Gunner Creates New National Record in 100 m. in Asian Championship Qualifying Round

    24th February 2019 21:55:57 Hours

    Army Gunner Creates New National Record in 100 m. in Asian Championship Qualifying Round

    FLASH : Gunner Lance Bombardier Himasha Eashan of 5 Sri Lanka Artillery (SLA), competing in the qualifying round of the Asian Championship – Senior Trials for Sri Lanka 2019, now underway at Sugathadasa Stadium set a new national record in 100 m Men's event recording a timing of 10.22 seconds.