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  • Sinha Regiment Troops Inquire into Well-being of 'Abimansala - 1'

    25th May 2018 14:35:25 Hours

    Sinha Regiment Troops Inquire into Well-being of 'Abimansala - 1'

    A representative group of Sri Lanka Sinha Regiment (SLSR) troops, headed by its Colonel of the Regiment and Commandant, SLAVF, Major General Piyal Wickramaratne, recently visited the 'Abimansala - 1'.....

  • 651 & 652 Brigades Launch Community Projects to Commemorate War Heroes

    25th May 2018 14:30:25 Hours

    651 & 652 Brigades Launch Community Projects to Commemorate War Heroes

    Troops of the 651 and 652 Brigades of the 65 Division under the Security Force Headquarters - Kilinochchi (SFHQ-KLN) on account of the National War Heroes' Day conducted several community-oriented welfare projects in Kilinochchi area during 19-21 May 2018.

  • Workshop on Basic Media Management Held

    25th May 2018 14:29:25 Hours

    Workshop on Basic Media Management Held

    A workshop, expecting to give Army personnel a basic knowledge on importance of Media, photography, role and tasks of Army Media personnel, videoing, coordination, language usage, Army media operations, coverage of Army ceremonies and related....

  • Update: Troops Arrest Split of Canal Bank

    24th May 2018 18:54:13 Hours

    Update: Troops Arrest Split of Canal Bank

    Alert Army troops of the 16 Gajaba Regiment (GR) of the 143 Brigade of Colombo-based 14 Division under the Security Force Headquarters - West (SFHQ-West) Wednesday (23) evening hurried to flood-threatened Moriyakulama area in Karuwalagaswewa....

  • Update: Island-wide Emergency Relief & Rescue Operations are Continuing

    24th May 2018 15:47:00 Hours

    Update: Island-wide Emergency Relief & Rescue Operations are Continuing

    In the wake of worsening weather conditions and torrential rains, hundreds of Army troops on the directions of the Commander of the Army and the Ministry of Defence have rushed to island-wide affected areas.....

  • Update: Troops Facilitate Movement of Civilians

    24th May 2018 15:46:12 Hours

    Update: Troops Facilitate Movement of Civilians

    Troops of the 9 Gemunu Watch serving the 582 Brigade of the 58 Division of the Security Force Headquarters- West (SFHQ-West) continued providing all emergency needs to flood-affected civilians in Molkawa in Bulathsinhala area and the....

  • New Addition to Hospital Facilitates Easy Documentation

    24th May 2018 15:45:00 Hours

    New Addition to Hospital Facilitates Easy Documentation

    16 Corps of Engineer Service (CES) troops in the Security Force Headquarters - Mullaittivu (SFHQ-MLT) contributed their expertise to put up a much-needed facility to the Army Base Hospital in Mullaittivu, following an initiative taken by Major General Dushyantha Rajaguru, Commander, Security...

  • Army Joins ‘Vanaropa’ National Tree Planting Programme Second Phase

    23rd May 2018 20:33:44 Hours

    Army Joins ‘Vanaropa’ National Tree Planting Programme Second Phase

    The Directorate of Agriculture and Livestock on the instructions of the Commander of the Army launched the second phase of the ‘Vanaropa’ tree planting programme in Maussakele Hydro Power plant catchment areas during 17-18 May. The first phase of the programme commenced in 2017. 300 different native.....

  • Army Extends Helping Hand to Unnapilau Primary School Students & Parents

    23rd May 2018 20:26:24 Hours

    Army Extends Helping Hand to Unnapilau Primary School Students & Parents

    School students at Unnapilau Primary School in Mulliyawalai, parents of students and teachers on Wednesday (16) received school accessories and dry ration packets respectively as incentives following coordination done by the 592 Brigade. Mrs Buddika Kadurugamuwa Foundation in....

  • Novices’ Weightlifting Tournament Held in Welikanda

    23rd May 2018 20:15:48 Hours

    Novices’ Weightlifting Tournament Held in Welikanda

    The National Youth Junior and Senior Novices’ Weightlifting Championship was held in Welikanda at the Security Force Headquarters – East (SFHQ-E) gymnasium during 19-20 May. The tournament was organized by the Polonnaruwa District Weightlifting Association in partnership with the Welikanda Divisional Secretariat and the SFHQ-E.