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  • Army Novices Athletic Tournament – 2019 Begins

    19th March 2019 15:10:39 Hours

    Army Novices Athletic Tournament – 2019 Begins

    The 20th Army Novices athletic tournament - 2019 started off this Morning (19) at the Sugathadasa Stadium, with the participation of 400 plus Athletes representing all regiments in the Army. This two-day tournament comprised of a variety of track and field events will end on Wednesday evening (20).

  • Brigadier Jayanath Jayaweera, New DPA Assumes Office

    18th March 2019 16:13:16 Hours

    Brigadier Jayanath Jayaweera, New DPA Assumes Office

    Brigadier Jayanath Jayaweera of Sri Lanka Light Infantry who was recently appointed as the new Director Personnel Administration (DPA) of the Army, assumed duties on Monday (18) at his office.He is the 37th Director Personnel Administration at Army Headquarters. He was the General Officer Commanding in 64 Division...

  • Old Hits of ‘Mohammed Rafi’ Resonate in Kilinochchi

    18th March 2019 13:59:30 Hours

    Old Hits of ‘Mohammed Rafi’ Resonate in Kilinochchi

    The scintillating voice of the legendary music maestro, late Mohammed Rafi resonated across a massive gathering of about 4000 Kilinochchi music lovers when his songs came alive with the identical voice of India-based Kumar Subramanian, Chairman, Mohammed Rafi Foundation, who was in Sri Lanka....

  • Another Group of Students Visit Palaly Airport

    18th March 2019 13:55:22 Hours

    Another Group of Students Visit Palaly Airport

    The number of Jaffna students who visit the Palaly Airport continues to increase as Security Force Headquarters - Jaffna extends the hands of harmony and goodwill to promote peace and reconciliation.

  • SFHQ-MLT Completes Donation of School Accessories

    18th March 2019 13:54:22 Hours

    SFHQ-MLT Completes Donation of School Accessories

    The remainder of flood-affected children in the general areas of Mullaittivu received school accessories, books and bags under the 3rd phase of the donation programme of the Dialog GSM, initiated by Major General Dushyantha Rajaguru, Commander, Security Forces - Mullaittivu (SF-MLT)...

  • Army Swimmers Shine in 2-Mile Sea Swimming Championship in Balapitiya

    17th March 2019 20:49:39 Hours

    Army Swimmers Shine in 2-Mile Sea Swimming Championship in Balapitiya

    Army male and woman swimmers in the 2- mile Swimming Championship - 2019 at Balapitiya beach on Saturday (16) shone prominently and clinched the overall Team Championship shield with 16 swimmers leading in the first group of 25 male swimmers and 7 woman swimmers finishing within the first 25 female swimmers.

  • Troops Assist Control Bush-fire in Dabage

    17th March 2019 16:49:39 Hours

    Troops Assist Control Bush-fire in Dabage

    Troops of the 121 Brigade under the 12 Division of the Security Force Headquarters - Central (SFHQ-Cen) swiftly moved out to contain a fast-spreading wild bush-fire in the general area of Dabage, Wellawaya in Badulla District on Saturday (16). On the instructions of Major General Ruwan de Silva, Commander, SF-C, General Officer Commanding....

  • Poppy Flower Campaign Collection Delivered to Ex-servicemen's Association

    16th March 2019 13:08:25 Hours

    Poppy Flower Campaign Collection Delivered to Ex-servicemen's Association

    A sum of Rs 8 million, collected by the Army through the Poppy Flower campaign in 2018 was handed over to Brigadier A.K Gnanaweera (retd), President, Ex-Servicemen's Association on Friday (15) by Major General Nishantha Wanniarachchi, Adjutant General on behalf of the Commander of the Army.....

  • 14 VIR Soldiers Coordinate Donation of School Accessories

    15th March 2019 13:01:26 Hours

    14 VIR Soldiers Coordinate Donation of School Accessories

    14 Vijayabahu Infantry Regiment (VIR) troops serving the 681 Brigade of the 68 Division Headquarters of the Security Force Headquarters - Mullaittivu (SFHQ-MLT) coordinated donation of a stock of school accessories and a wheelchair for a handicapped child in the general area of Puthumathalan. Considering hardships, experienced by....

  • New 55 Division GOC Begins Office

    15th March 2019 09:00:48 Hours

    New 55 Division GOC Begins Office

    Brigadier K.N.S Kotuwegoda, the new General Officer Commanding (GOC), 55 Division of the Security Force Headquarters - Jaffna (SFHQ-J) assumed office as the 23rd GOC of the 55 Division Headquarters, Kaddaikadu, Jaffna on Friday (15).