19th May 2018 19:50:34 Hours
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).
19th May 2018 12:28:23 Hours
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.
17th May 2018 13:26:13 Hours
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....
15th May 2018 20:17:37 Hours
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.
14th May 2018 16:22:27 Hours
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.
14th May 2018 11:08:16 Hours
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).
13th May 2018 18:27:34 Hours
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.
12th May 2018 11:15:04 Hours
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.
11th May 2018 09:31:35 Hours
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.
09th May 2018 21:44:41 Hours
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......