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News Archive

  • NCOTS at Kalaoya Educates Potential Retirees on Traditional Farming

    Non-Commissioned Officers Training School (NCOTS) at Kalaoya, Saliyawewa recently introduced the new ‘Spiritual Bio-Dynamic Traditional Farming Agriculture’ course for potential Army retirees in the future with the objective of arming them with knowledge for a vocation after retirement.

  • Buttala OCDC First Anniversary Marked with Mammoth Two-Day Long Topical Seminar

    The first birth anniversary of the Army’s newest seat of scholarship, the Officer Career Development Centre (OCDC) at Buttala was marked in a fitting ceremony on Wednesday (January 16) with the inauguration of its first-ever mammoth seminar that discusses ‘Challenges and Prospects of Deployment of Security Forces in Post-Conflict Nation Building in View of National Security Priorities as Against Publicity’ for two consecutive days.
  • Allow Civilians to Move to Safe Areas; UN Refugee Agency Tells Tigers

    RON REDMOND, spokesman for the UN refugee agency, the UNHCR yesterday called on the Tamil Tigers to 'immediately allow' civilians to move to safe areas. Redmond said more than 63,000 people have fled since the fighting began, and that his agency was stepping up its emergency response to meet the needs of the displaced. The United Nations yesterday renewed its call for a pause in fighting between Tigers and troops in order to allow civilians trapped by the conflict to flee.

  • Ceremony for School Text Book Distribution Held in Jaffna

    THE NATIONAL ceremony for distribution of school text books for the year 2010 was held in Jaffna on Wednesday (9), attended by several cabinet ministers. Ministers Susil Premajayantha (MP), Anura Priyadarshana Yapa (MP), Douglas Devananda (MP), Nirmala Kotalawala (MP), and M Sachithranandan, Deputy Minister for Education who flew to Jaffna were received by Major General L.B.R. Mark, Commander, Security Forces, Jaffna at the Palaly air base. .
  • Soldier Falls Victim to Accidental Fire

    A soldier, engaged in a training exercise in the general area north of Vavuniya succumbed to accidental gunshot injuries on late Thursday (10) on admission to Padaviya Hospital. Lance Corporal S.K Raja of 7 Military Intelligence Corps (MIC), together with several soldiers were undergoing the exercise when the accidental fire, believed to have originated from one of the guns of a fellow-soldier, caused injuries to the soldier in question.
  • SLA Honoured with President's Colours

    Sri Lanka Artillery (SLA), one of the oldest and reputed regiments in the Sri Lanka Army which marked its 125th anniversary on 12th April, was honoured by none other than the Commander-in-Chief of the Armed Forces, His Excellency the President Mahinda Rajapaksa today (23) by awarding President’s and Regimental Colours in a spectacular ceremony held at SLA Regimental Centre, Panagoda. Presidential Colours is recognized and held in high esteem as the highest accolade a regiment could receive in its life-span as a tribute to the invaluable services and.......

  • Jaffna Based Army Battalions Built 680 New Houses to be Handed Over Soon

    THE MEGA PROJECT for construction of 680 new houses for poverty-ridden families who have arrived in the Jaffna peninsula for resettlement is fast nearing completion, as each Jaffna-based Army battalion has undertaken the responsibility for erection of 15 houses when the project was launched on 1st March 2010. Major General Mahinda Hathurusinghe, Commander Security Forces, Jaffna......

  • Tamil Woman Soldiers Among Workshop Participants

    A few more than 100 woman soldiers of the 6 (v) Sri Lanka Army Women’s Corps (SLAWC) recently attended a workshop on ‘Emotional Intelligence’ at Nelum Piyasa auditorium of the Security Force Headquarters-Kilinochchi (SFHQ-KLN). Following new initiatives taken by the SFHQ-KLN, Emotional Intelligence Institute with......
  • Glittering 'Army Colours Night - 2011' Recognizes Exceptional Talents & Awards Laurels

    The most glittering and much-awaited award ceremony in the Army calendar, the ‘Army Colours Night - 2011’ with its theme ‘Reconciliation Through Spotrs’ presented colours and laurels to those who outshone in the field of Army sports on Thursday (5) evening at Sugathadasa Stadium to a packed audience of distinguished invitees, retired senior officers, Army officers, relatives of laureates, hundreds of sportsmen/women and other invitees.
  • IPKF Soldiers Killed in 'Operation Pawan' Remembered at Palaly

    Soldiers of Indian Peace Keeping Force (IPKF) who paid the supreme sacrifice during their mission in Sri Lanka between July 1987 - March 1990 were remembered at a brief, but solemn ceremony on June 5 2015 at the newly-erected IPKF monument in Palaly.