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  • Spiritual Illumination 'Aaloka Pooja’ at Kelaniya Refreshes Memories of 28,619 Fallen War Heroes

    21st May 2018 15:27:38 Hours

    Spiritual Illumination 'Aaloka Pooja’ at Kelaniya Refreshes Memories of 28,619 Fallen War Heroes

    The historic and most sacred Kelaniya Raja Maha Viharaya, sanctified by the visit of the Enlightened One bore the hallmarks of an illuminated paradise of divinities on Saturday (19) as dusk fell when 28,619 oil lamps, symbolizing invaluable sacrifices of all fallen War Heroes.........

  • Municipal & Urban Council Officials Undergo Army 'Leadership Training'

    20th May 2018 13:16:17 Hours

    Municipal & Urban Council Officials Undergo Army 'Leadership Training'

    A training workshop on ‘Leadership Abilities and Positive Attitudes’ for officials in Municipal Councils and Urban Councils was conducted concurrently by Army Officers at Diyatalawa Marksmanship and Sniper Training School, Diyatalawa Volunteer Force Training School, Kalaththewa Armoured Corps Training Centre....

  • “Show Gratitude to War Heroes without Rhetoric & Manipulative Anti-Social Acts” - Commander

    19th May 2018 21:58:16 Hours

    “Show Gratitude to War Heroes without Rhetoric & Manipulative Anti-Social Acts” - Commander

    "Nine years have passed by 19 May 2018 since the eradication of terrorism from our soil. I firmly believe the freedom thus gained should be shared not by exaggerated glorification or through mere rhetoric and hyperbole but by showing our sentiments of deep gratitude to fallen Tri Service....

  • CTS Marks Its 38th Anniversary

    19th May 2018 21:55:16 Hours

    CTS Marks Its 38th Anniversary

    The Combat Training School (CTS) in Ampara marked its 38th anniversary in a formal military ceremony and a fellow-lunch treat on Monday (21). At the entrance, Brigadier Dharmasri Kahapola, Commandant, CTS on arrival on the anniversary day was greeted to a Guard Turnout as a military formality. Afterwards, he spoke to the troops and highlighted the importance of the school's progress.

  • ‘Drug Addiction & Prevention’ Lecture Educates Troops in 62 Div- Wanni

    19th May 2018 19:05:45 Hours

    ‘Drug Addiction & Prevention’ Lecture Educates Troops in 62 Div- Wanni

    A lecture on ‘Drug Addiction and Prevention’ organized by the 62 Division Headquarters on the directions of the Commander, Security Forces - Wanni got underway at Battalion Training School, Kalyanipura on Monday (14). Lecture assistance to the program was provided by Mr Chamara Pradeep Karunarathne, the Educational and Information Officer of National Dangerous Drugs Control Board and Psychological Counsellor, Ms Iresha Indeewari.

  • 'Abimansala - 3’ War Heroes Practise Mind Healing Mediation

    19th May 2018 19:00:45 Hours

    'Abimansala - 3’ War Heroes Practise Mind Healing Mediation

    Directorate of Psychological Operations went to Pangolla 'Abimansala - 3' on Friday (16) and assisted to heal their minds by way of conducting a meditation session. Ven Diyasenpura Vimala Thero, a meditation practitioner educated recuperating War Heroes in the place through his ‘Lakviru Spiritual Healing’ project...

  • 56 Div Elle Players Win the Day in Inter-Division Elle Tournament

    19th May 2018 18:14:45 Hours

    56 Div Elle Players Win the Day in Inter-Division Elle Tournament

    The annual Inter Division Elle Tournament of the Security Force Headquarters-Wanni (SFHQ-W) got underway for three days (May 8-10) was held this year at Sampath Nuwara, Mahaweli stadium on the guidelines given by Major General Kumudu Perera, Commander, Security Forces - Wanni.

  • 'Dansel' at Vellamullivaikkal & Iyakachchi Commemorate Memory of Fallen War Heroes

    19th May 2018 18:04:45 Hours

    'Dansel' at Vellamullivaikkal & Iyakachchi Commemorate Memory of Fallen War Heroes

    Army troops serving Vellamullivaikkal areas where the final phase of the humanitarian operations took place in Mullaittivu held a 'Dansela' on Friday (18) on behalf of fallen War Heroes and distributed refreshments among all civilians who were recollecting memories of their departed ones.

  • Centre for Army Vocational Training Turns Two Years Old

    19th May 2018 17:15:20 Hours

    Centre for Army Vocational Training Turns Two Years Old

    Centre for Army Vocational Training (CAVT) at Saliyawewa on 10 May 2016 turned two years old and marked it with a series of events that began on Thursday (10).

  • Kopai Youngsters Join Army Players

    19th May 2018 17:01:20 Hours

    Kopai Youngsters Join Army Players

    Jaffna Kopai area where the 51 Division Headquarters is situated remained as normal as other regular days on Friday (18) despite some attempts were in place to commemorate anti-social elements. Many of the youngsters in the area joined hands together with members of the armed forces to play soccer with them and enjoyed a pleasant day as on other days.