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  • 4 GW Troops Prevent Piercing of Tank Bund in Nediyamadu

    25th January 2019 16:31:06 Hours

    4 GW Troops Prevent Piercing of Tank Bund in Nediyamadu

    Security Force Headquarters - East (SFHQ-E) based, 4 Gemunu Watch troops of the 231 Brigade under the 23 Division, following information received from the civilians promptly attended to a sudden water leakage in the Kalikkulam Tank bund in Nediyamadu area and prevented the danger of its split a few days ago.

  • Army Rugby Players Receive Incentive for Excellence in Future

    25th January 2019 12:23:09 Hours

    Army Rugby Players Receive Incentive for Excellence in Future

    Sri Lanka Army Rugby League which has been displaying promising achievements in Rugby by beating even the most formidable opponents in the recent past is to shortly receive the gift of a new Rugby ground, highly suitable for training sessions inside the Panagoda Army Cantonment.

  • Affected 2280 Plus Kilinochchi Students & 100 Families Given Essentials by Southerners

    24th January 2019 16:12:00 Hours

    Affected 2280 Plus Kilinochchi Students & 100 Families Given Essentials by Southerners

    Unprecedented gestures of honest assistance from the South to poverty and flood -affected Kilinochchi students and civilians still continue to pour, thanks to the effective and credible coordinating and distributing mechanisms of the Army in place in respective areas....

  • Two More Senior Brigadiers Promoted to Next Rank

    24th January 2019 16:00:00 Hours

    Two More Senior Brigadiers Promoted to Next Rank

    HE the President Maithripala Sirisena, Commander-in-Chief of the Armed Forces has promoted two more Senior Brigadiers of the Army to the rank of temporary Major General, states a communiqué issued by the Military Secretariat on Thursday (24) evening. Brigadier K.A.W Kumarapperuma of Sri Lanka...

  • SFHQ-J’s New Warrant Officers' Mess Opened

    24th January 2019 15:52:39 Hours

    SFHQ-J’s New Warrant Officers' Mess Opened

    The newly-constructed two-storied mess building for Warrant Officers & Sergeants at the Security Force Headquarters - Jaffna (SFHQ-J) was vested in them during a formal ceremony, graced by Major General Darshana Hettiarachchi, Commander, Security Forces - Jaffna on Wednesday (23).

  • Jaffna University Students Help Pooneryn Students

    24th January 2019 15:43:31 Hours

    Jaffna University Students Help Pooneryn Students

    Students at Kilinochchi Gnanimadam Vidyalaya, Pooneryn got a valuable set of school accessories on Tuesday (22) during a programme coordinated by 24 Vijayabahu Infantry Regiment (VIR) troops and 661 Brigade of the 66 Division under the Security Force Headquarters - Kilinochchi.

  • Troops Clean Pre-school Premises

    24th January 2019 15:20:05 Hours

    Troops Clean Pre-school Premises

    More than 15 Army members of the 652 Brigade of the 65 Division on Monday (21) offered their assistance and cleaned the Haridas Pre-school premises in the general area of Kilinochchi following a request made by pre-school authorities. The pre-school premises remained littered with garbage and other pollutants at the time troops began the cleaning project.

  • 220 More Mullaittivu Students & 250 Jaffna Students Get Free Educational Accessories from Their Southern Counterparts & Donors

    22nd January 2019 20:40:33 Hours

    220 More Mullaittivu Students & 250 Jaffna Students Get Free Educational Accessories from Their Southern Counterparts & Donors

    Southern students, teachers and the principal at Pannipitiya Dharmapala Vidyalaya, showing their concern for flood and poverty-affected their counterparts in Mullattivu distributed a large stock of school accessories among 220 deserving students during a simple...

  • Newly-promoted Major General Chula Abeynayake Welcomed by His Mother Regiment

    22nd January 2019 10:40:33 Hours

    Newly-promoted Major General Chula Abeynayake Welcomed by His Mother Regiment

    The recently-promoted Major General Chula Abeynayake, the new General Officer Commanding, 14 Division was greeted and honoured in a customary military ceremony when he recently arrived at his mother regiment, Gemunu Watch (GW) Regimental Headquarters at Kuruwita.

  • VIR War Heroes' Unforgettable Sacrifices Honoured by Treating Their Sons & Daughters

    21st January 2019 16:37:00 Hours

    VIR War Heroes' Unforgettable Sacrifices Honoured by Treating Their Sons & Daughters

    The Vijayabahu Infantry Regiment (VIR), not forgetful of numerous sacrifices made by its infantrymen for the sake of the territorial integrity of the country extended its joint welfare patronage with the VIR Seva Vanitha Unit to 162 more school-going sons and daughters of fallen War Heroes, wounded War....