15th October 2016 00:00:03 Hours
The year’s pinnacle of pride for differently-able War Heroes, the 19th ‘Sri Lanka Army Para Games - 2016’ tournament that assembled more than 250 athletes to one ground, drew to an impressive close at Diyagama Stadium Friday (14) evening, providing an impetus to the entire community of differently-able War Heroes and all others in society.
12th October 2016 16:06:20 Hours
780 more newly-built houses, partly-funded new houses and land plots for War Heroes under the 'Ranaviru Abhimanata Sathviru Urumaya’ Housing Scheme of the Ministry of Defence were formally vested with family members of fallen War Heroes, disabled War Heroes and a section of serving War Heroes during a ceremony at the Sri Lanka Foundation Institute this morning (12) under the patronage of HE the President Maithripala Sirisena, Commander-in-Chief of the Armed Forces.
11th October 2016 17:38:40 Hours
In another epoch-making welfare measure, launched for the benefit of retired service personnel with technical knowhow, President Maithripala Sirisena presented letters of appointment to retired 50 service personnel for employment as technicians in the state sector during a ceremony at the Presidential Secretariat on Tuesday (11).
10th October 2016 11:42:54 Hours
Sri Lanka Army, the saviour of the Nation, and now, the most-sought service provider of the country, marked its 67th Anniversary and the Army Day Monday (10) morning during a colourful parade at Panagoda cantonment grounds.
09th October 2016 22:00:50 Hours
Sri Lanka Army, the country's most sought service provider and the pride of the Nation that boasts unmatched achievements turns 67th years of age on Monday (Oct 10) which is also regarded as the Army Day.
09th October 2016 12:30:48 Hours
The follow-up of the previous night’s Pirith chanting ceremony at Panagoda Sri Bodhirajaramaya took place Sunday (9) forenoon where members of the Maha Sangha were offered both Heel Daana and alms in the noon.
08th October 2016 20:27:22 Hours
The series of religious ceremonies, held on account of the Army Day (October 10) and the Army 67th Anniversary in the year 2016, entered its final phase this evening (8) with an all-night Pirith chanting ceremony, organized by the Army Buddhist Association at Sri Bodhirajaramaya, Panagoda (Army temple).
07th October 2016 19:47:46 Hours
Hundreds of flag-carrying representative Officers and Other Rankers of the Army Friday (7) evening joined devotees at Kataragama Kirivehera and Devala precincts where the symbolic Army flag blessing ceremony on account of the forthcoming 67th Army Anniversary and.....
06th October 2016 20:00:57 Hours
The special Christian service, one more segment of the series of multi-religious ceremonies, organized in connection with the forthcoming 67th Army Anniversary and Army Day (October 10), blessed the forward-march of the organization during a solemn ceremony, held this afternoon (6) at All Saints’ Church, Borella.
05th October 2016 20:45:57 Hours
The sacred ‘Abishekam’ Pooja, a religious ritual in Hinduism, held at Sri Ponnambalam Vaneshwarar Kovil, Colombo 13 on Wednesday (5) afternoon invoked blessings on the forthcoming 67th anniversary of the Sri Lanka Army and the Army Day (Oct 10).