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  • Nation Pays Tribute to War Heroes of Our Times at Battaramulla on National War Heroes' Day

    19th May 2018 19:50:34 Hours

    Nation Pays Tribute to War Heroes of Our Times at Battaramulla on National War Heroes' Day

    Cherished memories of valour and gallantry of Tri-service, Police and Civil Security Department (CSD) War Heroes of contemporary Sri Lanka were refreshed once again this afternoon (19) at Battaramulla War Heroes’ Monument offering the Nation's deep reverence to their noble memory on National War Heroes’ Day (Ranaviru Day - 2018).

  • 50 Tri-Service Senior Officers Awarded Prestigious Vishishta Seva Vibhushanaya (VSV) Medal

    19th May 2018 12:28:23 Hours

    50 Tri-Service Senior Officers Awarded Prestigious Vishishta Seva Vibhushanaya (VSV) Medal

    To coincide with the National War Heroes' Day (May 19), His Excellency, the President Maithripala Sirisena, in his capacity as the Commander-in-Chief of the Armed Forces, in another fitting tribute this morning (19) awarded the prestigious Vishishta Seva Vibhushanaya (VSV) decoration that recognizes unblemished service to 50 Army, Navy and Air Force Senior Officers during a dignified ceremony at the Presidential Secretariat.

  • Historic 'Aaloka Pooja' at Kelaniya Sets to Kindle 28,619 Lamps for Commemoration of Fallen War Heroes

    17th May 2018 13:26:13 Hours

    Historic 'Aaloka Pooja' at Kelaniya Sets to Kindle 28,619 Lamps for Commemoration of Fallen War Heroes

    Parallel arrangements have been finalized by the Army with the cooperation of sister services, Police and Civil Security Department to commemorate all fallen War Heroes who laid their precious lives against LTTE terrorism in a fitting mega 'Aaloka Pooja' (lighting) ceremony at Kelaniya Raja Maha Viharaya on Saturday (19) evening to....

  • Indian Army Chief Adds Historic Memories to the School of Signals

    15th May 2018 20:17:37 Hours

    Indian Army Chief Adds Historic Memories to the School of Signals

    The Sri Lanka Army School of Signals (SLASS), situated in the hill capital of Kandy, Boowelikada on Tuesday (15) turned a new chapter in its famed history by having been able to invite the visiting Chief of Army Staff of the Indian Army, General Bipin Rawat for the historic inauguration of its state-of-the art new Communication Technology Training Laboratory (CTTL) in the school premises.

  • Indian Army Chief Impressed with SLA's Nation-Building Roles

    14th May 2018 16:22:27 Hours

    Indian Army Chief Impressed with SLA's Nation-Building Roles

    Military salutes, including a Guard of Honour and a Guard Turnout formally greeted General Bipin Rawat, the Chief of Army Staff (COAS) of Indian Army, now in Sri Lanka on a goodwill tour at the invitation of his Sri Lankan counterpart, Lieutenant General Mahesh Senanayake when the former called at the Army Headquarters on Monday (14) morning to meet his host as the first formal leg of the itinerary in Sri Lanka.

  • Indian Army Chief in Solemn Ceremony Pays Floral Tributes to Fallen Jawans at IPKF Memorial in Battaramulla

    14th May 2018 11:08:16 Hours

    Indian Army Chief in Solemn Ceremony Pays Floral Tributes to Fallen Jawans at IPKF Memorial in Battaramulla

    General Bipin Rawat, the Chief of Army Staff of Indian Army currently in the island on a week-long (13-18 May) goodwill visit at the invitation of his Sri Lankan counterpart disclosing noble sentiments that prevail in the region began his first day itinerary by saluting memories of fallen Indian Peace Keeping Force (IPKF) War Heroes at the Battaramulla IPKF monument this morning (14).

  • Indian Chief of the Army Staff Arrives, Providing an Impetus to Bilateral Defence Ties

    13th May 2018 18:27:34 Hours

    Indian Chief of the Army Staff Arrives, Providing an Impetus to Bilateral Defence Ties

    Expecting to add a catalyst to furthering of defence cooperation between India and Sri Lanka and discuss issues of bilateral relevance, Chief of the Army Staff of the Indian Army, General Bipin Rawat arrived here Sunday (13) afternoon on a seven-day long official visit at the invitation of his Sri Lankan counterpart, Lieutenant General Mahesh Senanayake.

  • ‘Wayamba Rana Abhiman’ War Memorial Unveiled in Kurunegala

    12th May 2018 11:15:04 Hours

    ‘Wayamba Rana Abhiman’ War Memorial Unveiled in Kurunegala

    Valour and gallantry of the Tri-service War Heroes and the Police on Friday (11) evening to coincide with the Ranaviru Commemorative Month received a deep reverence in Ethugalpura during a solemn ceremony with the opening of the newly-constructed War Heroes monument, ‘Wayamba Rana Abhiman’ memorial.

  • Army Contributes Lavishly to Save Dying ‘Little Ones’

    11th May 2018 09:31:35 Hours

    Army Contributes Lavishly to Save Dying ‘Little Ones’

    Concerned members of the Army under the guidance of the Commander of the Army, Lieutenant General Mahesh Senanayake, in another well-earned gesture of generosity and appreciation of efforts this morning (10) donated a sum of Rs 70 million towards the 'Little Hearts' fund-raising project, initiated by the government.

  • Five Regimental Sergeant Majors Leave for Bangladesh Interactive Sessions

    09th May 2018 21:44:41 Hours

    Five Regimental Sergeant Majors Leave for Bangladesh Interactive Sessions

    A significant breakthrough made in direct working relations between Senior Non-Commissioned Officers (SNCOs) of the Sri Lanka Army and the Bangladesh Army has enabled a set of Regimental Sergeant Majors (RSMs) to leave for Bangladesh for a five-day long interactive familiarization......