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  • Army Rugby Team Wins in First Inter Club League

    19th November 2018 12:45:51 Hours

    Army Rugby Team Wins in First Inter Club League

    Army rugby players in the Dialog ‘A’ Division Inter Club Rugby League (1st round) in a show of excellence during the match at Air Force grounds on Sunday (18) beat their Air Force rivals to 29 - 21 and claimed a resounding victory. At half time Army players led the fray collecting 19 points to 14. As expected, both teams threw a spectacular display....

  • 64 Division Helps O/L Students Organizing Seminar

    19th November 2018 12:44:46 Hours

    64 Division Helps O/L Students Organizing Seminar

    A seminar on Mathematics for candidates sitting the G.C.E Ordinary Level students in the general areas of Oddusudan and Mullaittivu was held for 2 days (17-18) at Oddusudan Maha Vidyalaya, following an initiative taken by Brigadier Jayanath Jayaweera, General Officer Commanding (GOC), 64 Division on the instructions of the Commander....

  • Troops Restore Smooth Flow of Rainy Water

    19th November 2018 12:43:46 Hours

    Troops Restore Smooth Flow of Rainy Water

    A group of 12 Army troops in response to a request made by Kurunegala Disaster Management Centre, 1 Sri Lanka National Guard (SLNG) troops on Sunday (18) promptly removed a heap of garbage that had blocked the water flow in the Koskotuoya (stream) which flows through Mawathagama, Kongoda and enters Thilaka Mawatha bridge.

  • 58 Division Trains Instructors for ‘Drug Prevention’

    19th November 2018 12:38:40 Hours

    58 Division Trains Instructors for ‘Drug Prevention’

    One more training programme to train designated Army instructors for ‘Drug Prevention Campaign’ of the Presidential Task Force got underway at the 58 Division Headquarters, Boossa, Galle on Friday (16) on a suggestion, made by Major General Sathyapriya Liyanage, Commander, Security Forces - West.

  • More than 700 Army Troops Join Mammoth 24 Division Blood Drive

    18th November 2018 07:55:14 Hours

    More than 700 Army Troops Join Mammoth 24 Division Blood Drive

    On being informed of fast depleting blood stocks in Blood Banks at Ampara, Polonnaruwa, Dehiaththakandiya, Mahaoya and Kalmunai Hospitals, Major General Mahinda Mudalige, General Officer Commanding 24 Division with the blessings of the Commander, SF-East launched a massive blood donation drive on Friday (16) at....

  • ‘Special Infantry Operations- Refresher Course' Graduates in Vasavilan - Jaffna Pass out

    17th November 2018 23:20:10 Hours

    ‘Special Infantry Operations- Refresher Course' Graduates  in Vasavilan - Jaffna Pass out

    The Passing-Out Parade of 60 Officers and Other Rankers who completed the Special Infantry Operations (SIO) Refresher Course at the Battalion Training School in Vasavilan, Jaffna passed out on Friday (16). On the directions of Commander Security Forces - Jaffna, Major General....

  • Indian Officers in Sri Lanka Pay Homage to Temple of Tooth

    16th November 2018 14:17:02 Hours

    Indian Officers in Sri Lanka Pay Homage to Temple of Tooth

    A group of Senior Officers in the 11 Division of the Security Force Headquarters - Central (SFHQ-Cen) extended a warm welcome to a delegation of tri-service personnel of the Indian Armed Forces when they arrived in Kandy to pay homage to the sacred Temple of Tooth on Sunday (11). Those Indian Officers are in Sri Lanka to participate in a training workshop, organized by.....

  • SFHQ-West Marks 6th Anniversary in Simple Ceremony

    16th November 2018 11:17:02 Hours

    SFHQ-West Marks 6th Anniversary in Simple Ceremony

    Security Force Headquarters - West (SFHQ-West) marked its 6th anniversary on Thursday (15) with several programmes organized on the guidelines given by the Commander, Security Forces - West (SF-West) Major General Sathyapriya Liyanage. A traditional Guard Turnout and a Guard of Honour, presented by troops of the Sri Lanka Armoured Corps to the Commander, SF-West on the...

  • HAHN Project Expands to Cover ‘Diabetes’ Prevention

    15th November 2018 12:20:20 Hours

    HAHN Project Expands to Cover ‘Diabetes’ Prevention

    To be in line with the world ‘Diabetes Day’, the Healthy Army - Healthy Nation (HAHN) project of the Colombo Army Hospital conducted an elaborate awareness programme for patients and all hospital staff on Wednesday (14) at the Hospital premises. The project, equipped with display of posters, distribution of educative leaflets, screening of video films and counselling, etc was attended...

  • Visiting Bangladesh SNCOs Call at Minneriya ITC

    15th November 2018 08:20:20 Hours

    Visiting Bangladesh SNCOs Call at Minneriya ITC

    The group of Senior Non-Commissioned Officers (SNCOs) of Bangladesh Army who are in Sri Lanka on a familiarization tour under the Army Commander-initiated Army to Army cooperation for SNCOs went to Minneriya Infantry Training Centre (ITC) on Wednesday (14).