20th February 2017 15:48:34 Hours
The modern state-of-the-art retreading section in the recently-established Ordnance Factory of the Army at Dombagoda, Horana formally began its function this morning (20) after Lieutenant General Crishanthe De Silva, Commander of the Army, its architect ceremonially inaugurated it.
18th February 2017 09:18:19 Hours
Hundreds of servicemen, led by their military chiefs took part in the International Military Sport Council (CISM) Day Run - 2017 on Saturday (18) after all of them assembled at the Galle Face Green.
14th February 2017 18:04:31 Hours
HE the President Maithripala Sirisena, honouring the assurance given by the government to agitating War Heroes who have sustained disability in the battlefield, but retired before completion of ten years or twelve years in service, symbolically commenced the award of their service pension, effective from this month (February 2017) during a simple ceremony, held this morning (14) at the Presidential Secretariat.
13th February 2017 13:50:48 Hours
A combined effort of the 62 Division troops of the Security Force Headquarters - Wanni (SFHQ-W) with sponsorship provided by private donors saw four more new houses, built at Veheratenna resettled village in the Wanni, were vested in four most-needed families during a brief ceremony held on Saturday (11).
08th February 2017 19:09:39 Hours
Members of the Army Chemical Biological Radiological and Nuclear (CBRN) Response Squadron, formed recently as a conceptual notion of the Commander of the Army to meet with any catastrophic chemical emergencies have been invited to take part as resource personnel......
06th February 2017 09:25:12 Hours
With the intention of promoting awareness in physical fitness among members of the Army, a physical training programme, headed by the Commander of the Army, got underway Monday (6) morning at Muththukumaru ground inside the Panagoda Army Cantonment.
04th February 2017 11:23:13 Hours
Mother Sri Lanka entered a new era of peace and prosperity on Saturday (4), commemorating her 69th National Independence Day under the theme, ‘National Unity’ in a simple, yet dignified ceremony at the Galle Face Green which also heralded the commitment for eradication of poverty and the prospects for economic stability, reconciliation and harmony.
02nd February 2017 17:56:16 Hours
HE the President Maithripala Sirisena as the Chief Guest at the invitation of Hon Minister of Health, Dr Rajitha Senaratne Thursday (2) morning opened the Army-built new pre-fabricated building complex for Dengue patients at the Infectious Disease Hospital (IDH) premises at Gotatuwa, Angoda.
01st February 2017 17:53:11 Hours
In the wake of fast increasing threat of Dengue epidemic in the Western Province, hundreds of ever-alert tri-service (Army, Navy, Air Force) personnel, together with members of the Civil Security Department, jointly carried out extensive cleaning projects inside 60 school premises in the Colombo District on Wednesday (1).
30th January 2017 19:51:29 Hours
The ceremonial award of the first-ever President’s Truncheon and the Regimental Truncheon to one of the most respected infantry units, Sri Lanka Sinha Regiment (SLSR), an event unheard and unprecedented in the annals of the Sri Lanka Army, but identical in many ways to that of the presentation of President’s Colours to regiments, took place at Ambepussa SLSR Regimental Headquarters on Monday (30).........