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News Archive

  • Civil Football Clubs Join Army-Organized Tournament


    Strengthening bonds of goodwill among civilians and military personnel, 552 Brigade with the blessings of Jaffna-based 55 Division for the second time launched an inter-sports club football tournament with the participation of 15 civil teams. The inauguration of the tournament took place on September 1, headed by 552 Brigade Commander who signalled the start of the games.      
  • Government Tells Channel 4: Scientific Evidence Proves it was a Fake

    HUMAN Rights and Disaster Management Minister Mahinda Samarasinghe yesterday said that the Government is going to ask the retraction of the controversial execution video from Channel 4, as comprehensive investigations and analysis conducted by four experts on the video have provided scientific evidence to prove that it was a fake and a heavily tampered video. Addressing the media at the Media Centre for National Security along with Defence Affairs Spokesman Minister Keheliya Rambukwella and three other experts to discuss the authenticity of the controversial video.....

  • Army Engineers Save Millions & Restore Sri Pada Raja Mawatha

    THE famous lyricist, Mahagama Sekara saying “Muni Siripa Piyume ……. Niwan Purata Maga Penena” once highlighted the aesthetic beauty that envelops the flights of stairs that lead to the picturesque Sri Pada top. Many local poets have similarly added their flavor to the historic Ratnapura Sri Palabaddala footpath ‘Raja Mawatha’ open for Sri Pada pilgrims, said to have been made centuries ago during the reign of King Nissanka Malla. The Raja Mawatha footpath, popularly trekked by Buddhists, Hindus and Moors alike during Sri Pada season remains a symbol of veneration for all four denominations.

  • Convicted London-Based LTTE Procurement Agent's

    THE alleged head of the Tamil Tigers in Britain was buying bomb-making equipment for the terrorist group while holding regular meetings with Special Branch, it has been revealed. Timesonline on Saturday (April 18) reported Arunachalam Chrishanthakumar, known as AC Shanthan, became the first person to be convicted of aiding the Liberation Tigers of Tamil Eelam (LTTE) since the British Government declared them an illegal terrorist group in 2001.....

  • 5th IT Course for Soldiers Begins at Kilinochchi


    With the intention of improving the IT knowledge of the Army personnel serving in the Security Forces Headquarters-Kilinochchi (SFHQ – KLN) area, an IT institute was established in SFHQ- KLN in collaboration with Orient Academy (Pvt) Limited with the blessings of the Security Forces Commander Kilinochchi Major General  Nandana Udawatta.

  • Netherlands' Envoy Calls on Commander


    Ambassador for Netherlands, Mr Louis Piet on Friday (29) morning, together with Defence Attache, paid a courtesy call on the Commander of the Army, Lieutenant General Daya Ratnayake at the Commander’s office, Army Headquarters. During their cordial meeting, they exchanged views on mutual matters of interest and focused on relations that have been maintained between both countries.
  • ARMY PERSONNEL SUFFERING PERMANENT TOTAL DISABILITY FOLLOWING ACCIDENTS WHILST ON DUTY TO RECEIVE FULL SALARY AND ALLOWANCES

    ALL Army personnel remain permanently disable for the rest of their lives due to accidents while on duty are to be paid their full salary and allowances until they reach 55 years of age in accordance with the provisions of an Army Routine Order, issued by Commander of the Army Lieutenant General Jagath Jayasuriya. As at present, the full salary and allowances are paid only to those Army personnel killed in action and those sustained severe injuries while fighting and also for those who proceeded on retirement on medical grounds. 

  • Admin Inspection at SFHQ - MLT Completed


    The routine administrative inspection of the Security Force Headquarters - Mullaitivu (SFHQ-MLT) took place on Monday (24), headed by Major General Prasad Samarasinghe, Chief of Staff. On arrival at SFHQ-MLT, he was welcomed by Major General Jagath Dias, Commander, SFHQ-MLT. Senior Directors in the Army participated.
  • Commander Hails Role of Officers & Other Ranks in Wanni Battles

    LIEUTENANT GENERAL Jagath Jayasuriya, Commander of the Army made the time Thursday (26) morning to meet a cross-section of the soldiers serving Kilinochchi and brief them on current developments taking place in relation to the Army and the country at large. Lieutenant General Jayasuriya was received on arrival at Kilinochchi Security Forces Headquarters (SFHQ) by Brigadier B.A Perera, 58 Division Commander. A guard turnout greeted the visiting Army Chief. Officers from Mullaittivu and Wanni SFHQs were also at Kilinochchi to listen to their Commander.