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Cream of Army Rifle Shooters Awarded at Diyatalawa MSTS

The awarding ceremony of the Inter Regiment Practical Rifle Shooting Competition - 2021, one of the most-awaited features in the Army took place this afternoon (25) at the Marksmanship and Sniper Training School (MSTS) at Diyatalawa with General Shavendra Silva, Chief of Defence Staff and Commander of the Army gracing the occasion as the day’s Chief Guest.

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News Highlights

Reputed Planter Gifts His Property for Benefit of Army Members

26th February 2021 11:52:15 Hours

Reputed Planter Gifts His Property for Benefit of Army Members

Adding recognition to its Nation-building tasks further and appreciative of its unmatched role as alert defenders of the motherland, an ancestral family into legacy of plantation industry on Thursday (25) met General Shavendra Silva, Chief of Staff, Commander of the Army and Head of the National...

Welfare Complex Construction Work Progress Reviewed

26th February 2021 08:52:15 Hours

Welfare Complex Construction Work Progress Reviewed

General Shavendra Silva, Chief of Defence staff and Commander of the Army together with Mrs Sujeewa Nelson President army Seva Vanitha Unit on Thursday (25) took time off to review the progress of the ongoing construction of the new Welfare Shop complex at Diyatalawa.

Chief of Staff Heads Delegation to UAE Defence Exhibition

25th February 2021 22:30:14 Hours

Chief of Staff Heads Delegation to UAE Defence Exhibition

Major General Senarath Bandara, Chief of Staff of the Army, together with Sri Lanka Navy and Sri Lanka Air Force officers represented Sri Lanka at the 15th International Defence Exhibition and Conference (IDEX - 2021) and the Naval Defence and Maritime Security Exhibition...

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News Features

Troops Offer Skeletal Emergency Support for Hospitals on Strike

26th February 2021 12:43:15 Hours

Troops Offer Skeletal Emergency Support for Hospitals on Strike

A group of about 185 troops of the 14 Division HQ in Colombo offered their assistance to all hospitals in Colombo, Kurunegala and Puttalam Districts for management of skeletal health services after sections of the minor staff went on strike on trade union issues on Wednesday (24).

Commander Heaps Laurels on Retiring Major General Kumara Jayapathirana

25th February 2021 22:32:57 Hours

Commander Heaps Laurels on Retiring Major General Kumara Jayapathirana

Major General Kumara Jayapathirana who just relinquished the office of the Commander, Security Forces - Central on the eve of his retirement from the Army was invited to the office of the Chief of Defence Staff and Commander of the Army...

New Central Commander Assumes Duties

25th February 2021 16:02:10 Hours

New Central Commander Assumes Duties

Major General Ranjan Lamahewa of Gajaba Regiment assumed office as the new Commander, Security Forces - Central (SF-C) at his office in the Diyatalawa Army Cantonment on Wednesday (24) during a simple ceremony. He succeeds Major Kumara Jayapathirana who will shortly retire from the Army.

Situation Report

NORTH: Army troops recovered one trap gun from PERIYAKULAM area on Wednesday (17).

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The Sri Lanka Association of Racing Drivers and Riders - organized Mirigama Kanway Autodrome Race Meet 2021 got underway in Mirigama on 30 January 2021.