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News Archive

  • Army Ruggerites Beat Havelocks

    SATURDAY (5) evening's Division 1 Inter-club Rugby match between the Sri Lanka Army and the Havelocks saw Sri Lanka Army beating its rival by points 31-12.  The match graced by Army Chief of Staff Major General Daya Rathnayake took place at Army Grounds, Colombo. 

  • Bangladesh's Army Chief General Mubeen Arrives in Colombo

    General Mohammed Abdul Mubeen ndc psc, Bangladesh’s Chief of Army Staff, at the invitation of his Sri Lankan counterpart, arrived in Sri Lanka Wednesday (23) early morning on a five-day goodwill visit. Beating of Magul Bera (auspicious drums) and a traditional ceremonial reception at the Bandaranaike International Airport, Katunayake, greeted the visiting Bangladesh Chief of Army Staff General Mohammed Abdul Mubeen, Mrs Begum Syeda Sharifa Mubeen and the delegation....

  • East Troops Organize A Series of 'Pirikara Pooja Pinkam' & Social Services


    With the sponsorship of Mrs Wasantha Pothupitiya and her family members from Gampaha, 24 Division under the Security Force Headquarters - East (SFHQ-E) organized a series of Pirikara Pooja Pinkam during the last two weeks. According to the programme, Pirikara and books, worth of Rs 45,000/= were distributed among 30 monks, studying at Sasthraveli Pirivena in Panama on Saturday (15).
  • Prabakaran Hiding, Taking Cover Among Civilians - Sri Lanka Army Commander

    SRI LANKA  Army Commander Lt. General Sarath Fonseka told Asian Tribune that the world’s largest civilian hostage rescue operation was near completion. He further said that within the three days, from Monday April 20, more than 100,000 civilians had arrived into Government controlled areas. Meanwhile, when inquired about the fate of LTTE leader Velupillai Prabhakaran, the Army Commander said, "Prabhakaran is in south of the No Fire Zone, taking cover among the civilians. My troops, the Special Forces,.....

  • Army Chief Calls at Navy Headquarters




    Commander of the Army, Lieutenant General Crishanthe De Silva Monday (16) morning went to the Navy Headquarters in order to pay a courtesy call on his counterpart in the Navy. A Guard of Honour, accorded by sailors on arrival at the premises saluted the visiting......
     
  • 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.

  • Prosthetic Arm Offered to Manage Own Disable War Heroes


    As the saying goes; ‘compassion knows no bounds,’ the Seva Vanitha Army Branch (SVAB) has taken another humane initiative by offering a Germany-manufactured prosthetic arm to one of the senior War Heroes, serving a similar set of disable War Heroes at Attidiya Mihindu Seth Medura. Lieutenant General Jagath Jayasuriya, Commander of the Army during a recent visit to the Mihindu Seth Medura casually  noticed the sanatorium’s Center Commandant...........
  • Japan-Lanka Friendship Assn Repeats Its Goodwill Gestures for Army

     
    Further cementing long-lasting bonds of goodwill and bilateral cooperation, the Japan-Sri Lanka Friendship Association (JSLFA) once again donated two more ambulances and a fire engine for Army use Monday (25) morning during a brief ceremony at Army Headquarters. A 36-member Japanese delegation, comprised of members of the Nakatsugawa Rotary Club and the JSLFA, now in Sri Lanka on a week-long tour, visited the Army Headquarters to represent the donation ceremony this morning.
     
  • New Tennis Court & Bridge in 62 Div Headquarters Opened


    An exhibition Tennis match played at the newly constructed Tennis court at 62 Division Headquarters in Vavuniya under the Security Force Headquarters-Wanni (SFHQ-W) marked the inauguration of the new Tennis court on Tuesday (3). 62 Division General Officer Commanding, Brigadier K.G.D Perera taking the initiative in this connection mustered the support and skills of the troops serving the 621 and 622 Brigades.
  • Mullaittivu Troops Salute Former Commander's Services


    A Guard Turn Out and a Guard of Honour in accordance with military formalities saluted Major General Jagath Dias who relinquished his office as the Commander, Security Force Headquarters - Mullattivu (SFHQ-MLT) to accept the new appointment as the Chief of Staff of the Army during a formal ceremony, held on Thursday (21) at the SFHQ-MLT premises.