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  • SFHQ-MLT Initiates Sewing Training for New Garment Industry Openings


    A training centre for sewing to potential 35 woman employees who had been selected to work in the proposed Hirdaramani apparel factory at Mullaittivu, was set up at the Security Force Headquarters - Mullaittivu (SFHQ-MLT) premises with the objective of supporting the proposed project. Following initiatives, taken by the SFHQ-MLT, Hirdaramani Pvt Ltd with the intention of providing employment to some 350 women......
  • Inter Regiment Shooting Contest Ends in Diyatalawa


    The annual Inter Regimental Combat Shooting Contest, that got underway at 1000 metres range, Diyatalawa firing range from May 26 ended on June 4. The programme was organized by the Army Small Arms Association with the participation of 430 male and female shooters from 43 shooting teams representing all Regiments. Major General Jagath Dias......
     
  • Commander's Initiative, Regimental Housing Project for Fallen War Hero Families Almost Completed


    The novel ‘House Construction’ project at all regimental levels for families of fallen War Heroes and differently able soldiers which saw its birth as a conceptual notion of the Commander of the Army, Lieutenant General Crisanthe De Silva, is fast nearing completion by fourth week of September, 2015. To be in line with the Commander's noble visionary project, 18 Regiments swiftly jumped into action and......
     
  • Mannar Water Scheme Opened

    THE Drinking Water Scheme at Pallemunai, Mannar, a project that provides pure drinking water to over 63,600 people was inaugurated last Thursday (27) during a ceremony, headed by Mr. Hiruhiko Karoda, Chairman, Asian Development Bank and Mr. Basil Rajapaksa (MP), Minister of Economic Development. The project funded jointly by the Asian Development Bank, Netherlands Trust Fund and the Government of Sri Lanka is to build 330 houses in the area.

  • Investiture of Gallantry Awards on North - East War Heroes Inaugurated at Temple Trees


    President Mahinda Rajapaksa, Commander-In-Chief of the Armed Forces refreshed the memories of invaluable dedication, commitment and sacrifice, made by 19,158 War Heroes of the Armed Forces during Humanitarian Operations in the North and East by awarding prestigious Gallantry Medals, Weera Wickrama Vibhushanaya (WWV) and Rana Wickrema Padakkama (RWP) in a glittering ceremony at Temple Trees Monday (15) afternoon.
  • Sri Lanka Navy Outlines Importance of Maritime Hub in Seminar Sessions


    The ongoing ‘Defence Seminar - 2014’ sessions on Tuesday (19) morning accommodated Sri Lanka Navy’s contributor, Rear Admiral D.C Gunawardena’s views on the theme, ‘Security Challenges Faced by an Island Nation in Pursuit of a Maritime Hub’ in the panel, chaired by Major General Milinda Peiris.
     
  • Final Touches to Matara 'Army Searchlight Tattoo' Underway


    Final arrangements are fast nearing completion to the year’s second mammoth spectacle, the ‘Army Searchlight Tattoo’ in the southern Matara town, during Sept 23-25, beginning at 2.30 p.m. on all three days. The fore-runner to the Army’s 62nd anniversary celebrations in early October, is to take place at Uyanwatta esplanade.....
  • Taekwondo Training to Take Root in Jaffna

     
    Introduction of Taekwondo as a martial art to Jaffna youths took place at the Duraiappah stadium last Sunday (14) with the support of Army Taekwondo Association and Korean Taekwondo instructors. A large crowd of school children, Mayoress for Jaffna Mrs Y.Pathgunarasa, Additional Director of Provincial Education Mr V.T Selvarathnam and Major General Mahinda Hathurusinghe, Commander, Security Forces Headquarters, Jaffna, the Chief Guest on the occasion witnessed the display of the introducing team.
     
  • Overseas Tiger Lobbyists Take to Streets

    AN ESTIMATED CROWD of about 150-200 Tiger supporters in Oslo Tuesday (7) morning stormed Norwegian Prime Minister Stoltenberg’s office and demanded Norway’s immediate intervention for a cease-fire in Sri Lanka. A similar simultaneous protest on the Thames Bridge in London has also been reported Tuesday (7) morning around the same time. Those Oslo agitators, holding placards with Prabhakaran’s portrait condemned the Sri Lankan government and threatened the Police encircling them that they would not leave the premises until Norway gives an undertaking to them on their demands. Several Police dogs in the company of riot squads watched the developments which they described as ‘illegal’. 

  • Halambewewa Showers with Gifts & Donations on Children's Day


    Troops of the 622 Brigade under the 62 Division of the Security Force Headquarters - Wanni (SFHQ-W) formally handed over the possession of the newly constructed preschool complex at Halambewewa to children on account of the recent International Children’s Day on October 1. Following the coordination of Brigadier D.T Weerakoon, Brigade Commander.......