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News Archive

  • Wedding Bells Ring for One More Dependent War Hero

    Totally blind Lance Corporal Anjana Karunasiri of 8 Gajaba Regiment (8 GR) on Friday (12), began to live together with Nirasha Dulakshi of Rathnayakapura, Nikaweratiya in wedded bliss, in front of a distinguished gathering of well-wishers, including none other than the Commander of the Army Lieutenant General Jagath Jayasuriya, himself. War Hero, Lance Corporal Karunasiri as the final battle for peace was reaching its climax.....

  • LTTE Pistols, Land Mines, T-56 Weapons & Explosives Collected

    MULLAITTIVU: ARMY troops continuing their deep searches further into areas where pitched battles occurred went on collecting more and more LTTE weapons and explosives that had been either kept buried or left behind during the last phase of the rescue mission.  Those recoveries were largely made from   AMPALAVANPOKKANAI, UDAYARKATTUKULAM, PARANTHAN west in PALLAIKULAM and PUTHUKKUDDIYIRIPPU east areas. Wednesday (03) collections included twenty-four T-56 weapons, one pistol, four hundred and thirty 9 mm pistol ammunition, two Sub Machine Guns (SMG), one thermo baric weapon, twelve anti personnel mines, one M-75 pistol and one magazine.

  • ICRC Delegation Provides Update on ICRC Involvements in Sri Lanka


    A three-member delegation of the International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) with the aim of providing a brief update on the ICRC’s ongoing and foreseen humanitarian undertakings in Sri Lanka for the year 2015, had  a courtesy call on the Commander of the Army, Lieutenant General Crishanthe De Silva Friday (27) afternoon.
  • Indian Army Chief General Vijay Singh Receives Military Honours & Calls on President Rajapaksa

    Indian Army’s Chief of Army Staff, General Vijay Kumar Singh PVSM AVSM YSM ADC, now on a five-day goodwill visit to Sri Lanka, called on HE the President Mahinda Rajapaksa at Temple Trees Monday (6) morning after he met his Sri Lanka’s counterpart, Lieutenant General Jagath Jayasuriya at the Army Headquarters. General Vijay Kumar Singh, Chief of Army Staff, Indian Army with his five-member delegation......

  • Civilians Affected by Gale-Force Winds in Haldummulla Get Army Assistance


    Gale-force winds on Saturday (5) midnight blew down more than 350 houses in Haldummulla Divisional Secretariat area in Haputale, causing panic and loss to civilians. After 112 Brigade troops serving the Security Forces Headquarters - West (SFHQ-West) were alerted to the disaster at midnight, more than 75 troops rushed to the affected area and.....
     
  • Jaffna Public Repeatedly Alerted to Mine Risk Areas During Programmes


    Selecting most vulnerable 133 civilians, school teachers and children from Sorampatthu, Kevil, Vetthalaikerny, Aliyawalai, Nagarkovil East, Nagarkovil South, Udutthurai, Champianpaththu, Ittavil and Kilalay areas, in which de-mining has been going on since the completion of the war, the Security Force Headquarters, Jaffna (SFHQ-J) under its Disaster Mitigation Project, conducted two separate awareness programmes....
     
  • Another LTTE Submersible Emerges from Vellamullivaikkal Sea

    MULLAITTIVU: ONE more submersible used by the LTTE was found from the seas about        500 m off the VELLAMULLIVAIKKAL beach in MULLAITTIVU on Saturday (18) evening. Based on information provided by an informant to intelligence officials of the 56 Division in VAVUNIYA with coordination of the Task Force-8 based in PUTHUKIUDIYIRUPPU area, the submersible was found and brought ashore with the help of Army divers.

  • The Outgoing Navy Commander Pays Courtesy Call on His Army Counterpart

    The outgoing Commander of the Navy Admiral T.S.G.  Samarasinghe Friday (14) morning, paid a courtesy call on Commander of the Army Lieutenant General Jagath Jayasuriya on the eve of his farewell from the Navy. Admiral T.S.G. Samarasinghe at the entrance to the Army Headquarters complex inspected the Guard Turnout....

  • Soldiers of 61 Division Celebrate Sinhala & Tamil New Year


    With the objective of enhancing the mutual understanding, values, attitudes and inter-relationship in a multi-cultural, religious and a multi-ethnic society a Sinhala and Tamil New Year festival was conducted by the soldiers of 61 Division under the guidance of Brigadier D.M.W.W.W.M.R.B.M. Daulagala, General Officer Commanding 61 Division recently (6) at the 61 Division sports ground.
  • Army Initiated Programme Screens Both Civilians & Army Personnel for Hearing Aids


    A novel programme to select those requiring hearing aids including members of the Army and their family members got underway at the Security Force Headquarters - Wanni (SFHQ-W) in Vavuniya and Civil - Military Coordination office in the Jaffna peninsula during June 9-10. Following concerns and instructions of the Commander of the Army, the programme was sponsored by the Starkey Hearing Aids of the United States.....