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  • New Swimming Pool at ‘Ranaviru Apparels’ Handed to Differently Able War Heroes

    18th October 2017 08:02:25 Hours

    Differently-able but professionally qualified War Heroes of the Army, now productively employed in the Army-owned ‘Ranaviru Apparels’ at Yakkala on Tuesday (17) received the privilege of using a new well-equipped swimming pool complex, an essential need for hydrotherapeutic treatment for many employees in this factory.

  • Commander Talks to Wanni Troops & Spells Out His Objectives

    14th October 2017 20:01:29 Hours

    The first formal visit of the Commander of the Army, Lieutenant General Mahesh Senanayake to the Security Force Headquarters - Wanni (SFHQ-W) after he took over as the Army Commander, occurred on Saturday (14).

  • Commander Joins 68th Army Anniversary Military Parades & Ceremonials on Army Day

    10th October 2017 13:06:44 Hours

    Sri Lanka Army, the saviour of the Nation, and now, the most-sought service provider at all levels, commemorated its 68th Anniversary and the Army Day Tuesday (10) morning during a fitting colourful parade at Panagoda Army Cantonment grounds.

  • World-Renowned Sri Lanka Army Turns 68 Years

    10th October 2017 00:00:23 Hours

    The pride of the Nation, Sri Lanka Army that boasts unmatched achievements and held in high esteem as the country’s most invaluable defenders turns 68 years of age on Tuesday (October 10) which is also named as the Army Day.

  • Final Religious Segment at Panagoda Invokes Blessings on Army Day

    09th October 2017 11:26:11 Hours

    The series of religious ceremonies, being held in connection with the 68th Army Day (October 10), entered its final leg Sunday (8) evening with an all-night Pirith chanting ceremony, organized by the Army Buddhist Association at Sri Bodhirajaramaya, Panagoda (Army temple).

  • Kirivehera & Kataragama Devala Premises Coloured with Army Flags During Anniversary Offerings

    07th October 2017 09:11:20 Hours

    Hundreds of flag-carrying representative Officers and Other Rankers of the Army Friday (6) evening joined devotees at Kataragama Kirivehera and Devala precincts where the symbolic Army flag blessing ceremony on account of the forthcoming 68th Army Anniversary Day (Oct 10) took place.

  • Curtains Come Down on ‘Army Athletics Championship’

    05th October 2017 22:56:45 Hours

    The closing ceremony of the 54th ‘Army Athletics Championship’ and award of trophies to winners in the event took place Thursday (5) evening at Diyagama Stadium, Homagama. Commander of the Army, Lieutenant General Mahesh Senanayake graced the occasion as the Chief Guest at the invitation of the Chairman, Sri Lanka Army Athletics Committee, Major General Sudath Perera.

  • Special ‘Hindu’ Pooja Invokes Blessings on Army Anniversary

    04th October 2017 22:20:15 Hours

    The sacred ‘Abishekam’ Pooja, a religious ritual in Hinduism, held at Sri Ponnambalam Vaneshwarar Kovil, Colombo 13 on Wednesday (4) afternoon invoked blessings on the forthcoming 68th Army Day (Oct 10). The 'Abishekam' Pooja ceremony, organized by Sri Lanka Army Hindu Association, symbolically blessed the Army Flag after taking it into the inner chamber of the Kovil, amidst religious rites and rituals.

  • Jumma Mosque Prayers Shower Blessings on 68th Army Anniversary

    04th October 2017 15:52:10 Hours

    Islamic religious observances in connection with the forthcoming 68th Army Day commemoration were performed at Colpetty Jumma Mosque, Colombo 3 Wednesday (4) morning with the participation of Lieutenant General Mahesh Senanayake, Commander of the Army and a representative gathering of Army Officers and Other Rankers.

  • Christian Service Invokes Blessings on Forthcoming Army Anniversary

    03rd October 2017 23:30:31 Hours

    A special Christian service, one more segment of the series of multi-religious ceremonies, organized in connection with the forthcoming 68th Army Day (October 10), blessed the forward-march of the Sri Lanka Army in a solemn ceremony, held this afternoon (3) at All Saints’ Church, Borella.