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  • Nearly 170 Ex-Tiger Child Soldiers Sit ALs

    NEARLY 170 former LTTE child soldiers sat the GCE Advanced Level in Vavuniya yesterday as a result of the Government’s humanitarian operations to free the North and East people from the clutches of LTTE terrorism, Examinations Department sources said. The Advanced Level Examination 2009 commenced in 1,827 examination centres yesterday (11). The Examinations Department has established 10 special examination centres in Vavuniya for 1,263 displaced candidates who are presently housed in IDP welfare villages in Vavuniya. Sources said 166 ex-child soldiers from displaced camps sat the Advanced Level examination yesterday.

  • Mannar Residents Informed of False Rumours

     
    A joint representation of religious leaders, Tri-services and Police personnel, state administration and local authorities in Mannar took steps on Wednesday (24) to alert the public to a series of anti-social and rumour-mongering programmes, being spread by certain interested parties on various hidden agendas. The meeting organized on the instructions of the Commander, Security Forces Headquarters, Wanni.....
     
  • Nepal's Chief of Army Staff to View Independence Day & Meet Secretary Defence



    General Gaurav Shumsher Jung Bahadur Rana, Chief of Army Staff of Nepal who arrived in Sri Lanka Saturday (1) evening, accompanied by his spouse and two more officers, at the invitation of his Sri Lankan counterpart, Lieutenant General Daya Ratnayake during his six-day stay here, is scheduled to call on Mr Gotabaya Rajapaksa, Secretary Defence  and Urban Development, Chief of Defence Staff.....
     
  • Giving Tigers 'Oxygen of Hope' - "The Island" Editorial

    PRESIDENT Barack Obama is a leader one is loath to criticise. But, unfortunately he doesn't seem to follow the policies of the great man whose bible he used at his inauguration in January, where a sovereign nation's right to protect itself against separatist terrorism is concerned. Hadn't President Abraham Lincoln––President Obama's hero––defended America through military means and prevented its disintegration, there would not have been a country left for President Obama to lead today.

  • Army Athlete Qualifies for Olympics in 2016


    Sri Lanka's National Team athlete Lance Corporal Niluka Geethani Rajasekara of Sri Lanka Army Women’s Corps (SLAWC) rose to the fifth place in the women’s category of the 15 Asian Marathon in Hong Kong with two hours, 40 minutes and .7 seconds of time. Lance Corporal Rajasekara broke the remaining......
     
     
  • Resettlement of Displaced Easterners Completed-Army

    THE ongoing government’s resettlement scheme for Internally Displaced Persons (IDPs) came to a close in the Eastern Province on Tuesday (27) after Army troops with the help of state agencies and the Police formally completed the re-location under ‘Eastern Re-awakening’ project. The final batch, composed of 9524 easterners, belonging to 3217 families who had been living in the IDP centers in Vavuniya.....

  • Over 300 O/L Candidates Attend Army Organized Seminars


    As a part of the community development projects carried out by the Sri Lanka Army, the 68 Division organized a series of seminars for the students, ready to sit the GCE O/L examination in early December, at Puthukuduirippu Central College recently. Over 300 students from Iranapalei Maha Vidyalaya, Sugandirapuram Vidyalaya, Thuruvil Vidyalaya, Udayarkaddukulam Vidyalaya and......

  • Troops in the East Engage in More Welfare Activities

    TROOPS in the East, engaged in welfare works for the benefit of people that come under their command continue to help the needy.  In one such project, the troops of 231 Brigade rehabilitated and repaired an abandoned water supply system including the water pump and a large water tank with a capacity of 12,000 lt built at Sri Dutugemunu Temple, Singhapura. The renovated water supply scheme which can provide drinking water to 41 families in Singhapura was ceremonially opened on 29th January evening with the participation of Lieutenant Colonel.....

  • Islamic Religious Rites Invoke Blessings on Forthcoming Army Anniversary

    The famous and most sacred Dawatagaha Jumma Masjid Mosque at Colombo Town Hall junction welcomed the Commander of the Army, Lieutenant General Jagath Jayasuriya on Wednesday (5) evening when he, alongside his senior officers visited the shrine to receive blessings on the forthcoming Army’s 62nd Anniversary and Army Day (October 10). The customary Islamic religious prayers, led by Maulavis, Rev Sayed Hassan, Rev Rauf and Rev Faizalkari commenced after the.....

  • More School Accessories Distributed in Jaffna


    Rotary Club of Capital City in response to a request of the 52 Division Headquarters of the Security Force Headquarters-Jaffna (SFHQ-J), sponsored the purchase of school accessories to needy students and office needs in seven schools of the peninsula. More than 323 students from Vinayagar school, St. Esidor school, Thoppu Arulanthi Primary school, Navatkadu Kanapathipillai school.....