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  • 57 Division Introduces New Paddy Breed for Better Profits

    21st February 2019 16:58:50 Hours

    57 Division Introduces New Paddy Breed for Better Profits

    An attempt to introduce a new breed of paddy seeds, 'Swayanjatha' which can be grown without agro-chemicals, insecticides or fertilizer was introduced to 64 selected farmers in the general areas of Kilinochchi on Monday (18) during an awareness session conducted at Kilinochchi Facility Centre in consultation...

  • Major General C. A.M.N Silva (retd) of SLLI Passes away

    21st February 2019 16:50:18 Hours

    Major General C. A.M.N Silva (retd) of SLLI Passes away

    Major General C.A.M.N Silva (retd) of the Sri Lanka Light Infantry Regiment (SLLI) passed away on Wednesday (20) while receiving treatment at the Colombo Army Hospital, Narahenpita. His remains are now lying at Jayarathne Florists, Elvitigala Mawatha, Colombo 07 and his funeral...

  • Yakkala RVAPL New Commandant Assumes Office

    21st February 2019 15:50:18 Hours

    Yakkala RVAPL New Commandant Assumes Office

    The newly-appointed Yakkala 'Ranaviru Apparel' Commandant, Major General Manjula Manatunga recently assumed duties as the 4th Commandant at the Ranaviru Apparel (RVAPL) factory in Yakkala. He was honoured by Ranaviru Apparel troops on arrival in a Guard Turnout in accordance with the military traditions...

  • MLT Army Base Hospital Equipped with New X-ray Room

    21st February 2019 14:50:18 Hours

    MLT Army Base Hospital Equipped with New X-ray Room

    16 Corps of Sri Lanka Engineers Service Regiment (CES) constructed the much-needed X-ray room at Mullaitivu Army Base Hospital with the support of Army funds. Its construction began on 11 November 2018 and was completed within a short period before it was unveiled by Major General Dushyantha Rajaguru, Commander...

  • 593 Brigade Turns 10 Years Old

    21st February 2019 13:50:18 Hours

    593 Brigade Turns 10 Years Old

    The 593 Brigade at Nayaru under the 59 Division of the Security Force - Mullaittivu (SF-MLT) marked its 10th Anniversary on Friday (15) giving priority to religious activities and military traditions. The series of activities commenced on Monday (11) with Hindu observances at Vattappalai Kovil, followed by...

  • Military Honours Salute Late War Hero, Brig Embowa (Retd)

    20th February 2019 18:40:24 Hours

    Military Honours Salute Late War Hero, Brig Embowa (Retd)

    The funeral of Brigadier Sarath Embowa RWP RSP USP (Retd) of the Sri Lanka Light Infantry (SLLI) Regiment who sacrificed his legs and limbs for the territorial integrity of Sri Lanka during the fight against LTTE terrorism in 1994 was held this afternoon (20) at Malkaduwawa General Cemetery, Kurunegala with full military...

  • 'Manusath Derana' Gives Away More Assistance to Flood-affected Students in Kilinochchi

    20th February 2019 13:12:00 Hours

    'Manusath Derana' Gives Away More Assistance to Flood-affected Students in Kilinochchi

    55 more flood-affected students in Kilinochchi, following coordination made by the 57 Division through the sponsorship of “Manusath Derana TV' received school accessories during a programme at Kilinochchi Thampirasa Vidyalaya on Friday (15). In addition, a compute...

  • ‘Thalsevana’ Gets Children’s Park

    20th February 2019 12:17:51 Hours

    ‘Thalsevana’ Gets Children’s Park

    The popular Thalsevana Holiday Resort in Kankesanthurai, Jaffna expanded its service scope further in the premises and added a Children’s Park during a simple ceremony on Monday (18). Major General Dharshana Hettiarrachchi, Commander, Security Forces - Jaffna as the Chief Guest opened the new park and vested it in the children by symbolically ...

  • Brigadier Sarath Embowa (retd) is No More

    19th February 2019 15:17:51 Hours

    Brigadier Sarath Embowa (retd) is No More

    Brigadier K.G.H.Sarath K Embowa (retd) of the Sri Lanka Light Infantry Regiment passed away at Ragama General Hospital on Monday (18) following a brief illness. His remains are now lying at his residence, No 266/6, Divisional Secretariat road, Kandy road, Mallawapitiya in Kurunegala.

  • Prefects Receive Laurels from West Commander

    19th February 2019 10:17:51 Hours

    Prefects Receive Laurels from West Commander

    Major General Sathyapriya Liyanage, Commander, Security Forces - West (SF-West) and Colonel Commandant Sri Lanka Armoured Corps was invited to be the Chief Guest at the Prefects’ investiture ceremony at Lindsay Girls’ School at Bambalapitiya on Monday (18). Commander, Security Forces – West on arrival...