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  • -œRata Wenuwen Api- Donates Money to Buy Knitting Machine at Ranaviru Sevana

     
    UK based ‘Rata Wenuwen Api’, an organization of Sri Lankan expatriates, mindful of numerous sacrifices made by War Heroes in the battlefields for defence of our motherland, recently offered their share of assistance to the Ragama Ranaviru Sevana during a ‘Talent Show’ organized for them. Ms Kanthi Silva, a representative expatriate from the above organization during the weekend entertainment .....
  • CHARLES ANTHONY, PULIDEVAN, NADESAN & RAMESH CONFIRMED KILLED

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    PRABHAKARAN’S SON CHARLES ANTHONY, Head of LTTE Peace Secretariat S. PULIDEVAN, Head of LTTE Political Wing and former LTTE Police Chief P. NADESAN and Head of LTTE Special Military Wing RAMESH have been killed during Sunday’s clashes in the final battle for liberation of the Tamil people, military intelligence confirmed a few minutes ago. CHARLES ANTHONY, the elder son of the terrorist leader V. PRABHAKARAN, was in charge of the Information Technology Division and the Air Wing of the LTTE.

  • 19 VIR Officers & Soldiers Buy Garments for Andamkulam Villagers


    Officers and soldiers joined together and bought a stock of readymade clothes for distribution among 22 selected families living in Andamkulam village under the 543 Brigade Headquarters area. On May 17, both officers and soldiers of the Vijayabahu Infantry Regiment (VIR) serving the area distributed those packets of readymade clothes among those villagers who are affected with economic hardships.
  • 11 Division Troops Donate Blood


    Troops of the 11 Division, commanded by Major General D.S.N.K Senadheera, General Officer Commanding with the objective of assisting patients in Kandy Teaching Hospital and Matale Base Hospital, conducted a blood donation campaign at the 11 Division Headquarters on Friday (11).
     

  • 'Defence Seminar -“ 2013' Inaugurates at Galadari Hotel


    A total of 66 foreign delegates, in addition to the participation of Sri Lanka-based Diplomats and Defence Attachés, will attend the year’s mammoth ‘Defence Seminar - 2013’ beginning Tuesday (3) morning at Colombo Galadari Hotel at the invitation of the Sri Lanka Army. Themed on ‘Post-Conflict Sri Lanka: Challenges and Regional Stability’, the three-day conference (Sept 3-5) is to be attended by more than 300 participants. HE the President’s Secretary Mr Lalith Weeratunge, Secretary Defence and Urban Development, Mr Gotabaya Rajapaksa at the invitation of Lieutenant General Daya Ratnayake, Commander of the Army.......
  • Civil-Military Combined Teams Play Football


    A civil-military combined football tournament as one more public relations exercise, meant to promote good relations between troops and civilians, got underway during September 15-17 following arrangements, made by the Security Force Headquarters-Kilinochchi (SFHQ-KLN). The finals of the tournament got off at the 58 Division playground in Kilinochchi between Kilinochchi Samagi...............
  • 55 Division Reading Camp Attracts School Students


    Vettalaikerni-based 55 Division with the sponsorship of National Library and Documentation Services Board (NLDSB) recently organized a ‘Reading Camp’ at Pullopallai Roman Catholic Tamil Mixed school in the Jaffna peninsula. With the objective of promoting interest in reading and highlighting the importance of reading, the ‘Reading Camp’ programme........
  • Commander Addresses Woman Soldiers at SLAWC Headquarters


    Commander of the Army Lieutenant General Daya Ratnayake after assumption of duties as the Commander of the Army for the first time, made a formal visit to the Sri Lanka Army Women’s Corps (SLAWC) Headquarters at Borella Friday (22) evening. At the entrance after the Commander was received by Major General Lal Perera.....
     
  • Course No 5 Student Officers at DSCSC Receive Graduation in Glittering Ceremony

     
    A total of 83 Student Officers, inclusive of a few Officers from other foreign Armies, graduated with the Passed Staff College (psc) degree at the Defence Services Command and Staff College (DSCSC) Sapugaskanda, Sri Lanka’s highest seat of learning for service personnel, received their graduation on Wednesday (14) during a ceremony, dignified by the presence of Prime Minister, Secretary Defence and Urban Development.......
  • Progress of Newly Resettled Families Reviewed

     
    A meeting, attended by Commissioner General for Essential Services, District Secretary for Vavuniya, Divisional Secretaries, Director, Ministry of Finance (National Budget), Coordinator for Ministry of Education, Health Administrators, Commissioner General of Agriculture Development, officials of Road Development Authority, irrigation engineers and several state officials who gathered at the 56 Division Headquarters, Kokkeliya, Vavuniya on Thursday (13), reviewed the progress of the resettled villages and livelihood programmes.