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Chief of Defence Staff Shares New Year Greetings with Jaffna-based Tri Service Troops

Not forgetful of his North-based fellow-troops and mirroring his true leadership traits, General Shavendra Silva, Chief of Defence Staff and Commander of the Army, on the eve of the auspicious Sinhala and Hindu New Year flew to Jaffna this morning (12) in order to share New Year greetings with responsible Tri Service troops, staying back on duty away from their loved ones in families, evaluate security developments and personally inquire into COVID-19 health work as a military leader, concerned with seasonal sentiments of both troops and civilians, alike.

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"Jaffna Youth Joining the Army in Large Numbers Endorse Fruition of Your Dedicated Roles," CDS Tells Jaffna Tri Service Troops

12th April 2021 20:11:41 Hours

" Enlistment of more than 1600 Jaffna Tamil boys and girls to the Sri Lanka Army during the ongoing recruitment drive in the past three months vehemently reassures...

Kukuleganga Maiden Racing Spectacle Ends with Commander as Chief Guest

11th April 2021 18:05:10 Hours

Kukuleganga Maiden Racing Spectacle Ends with Commander as Chief Guest

The much-looked forward inagural first edition of the 'Kukuleganga Speed Climb 2021', enthusiastically organized by the Sri Lanka Army Motor Sports Association and the Motor Racing Association of Sri Lanka...

3rd CCC Bound for Mali Salutes Army Chief

11th April 2021 07:21:44 Hours

3rd CCC Bound for Mali Salutes Army Chief

The new contingent of 243 Army personnel of the Combat Convoy Company (CCC) of the Sri Lanka Army, set to leave for Mali to serve in the United Nations Multidimensional Integrated Stabilization Mission (MINUSMA) this morning (8) presented...

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21 Division’s Anniversary Marked with a Treat to Children with Special Needs

11th April 2021 16:40:58 Hours

21 Division’s Anniversary Marked with a Treat to Children with Special Needs

Troops of the 21 Division celebrated its 33rd anniversary under the guidelines given by Major General Vikum Liyanage, General Officer Commanding (GOC), 21 Division in Ranasewapura, Anuradhapura on Tuesday (6).

Corner-stone for Panagoda New Fuel Station Laid

10th April 2021 19:05:28 Hours

Corner-stone for Panagoda New Fuel Station Laid

General Shavendra Silva, Chief of Defence Staff and Commander of the Army during his visit to residential quarters’ complex at Panagoda arrived at the Army Cantonment in Panagoda this morning (9) and laid the foundation-stone for erection...

Army Seva Vanitha Conducts Multiple Donations for War Heroes’ Benefits

09th April 2021 10:01:44 Hours

Army Seva Vanitha Conducts Multiple Donations for War Heroes’ Benefits

The award of deeds to six landless physically-handicapped War Heroes, vesting of a new house in an injured War Hero, donation of sports accessories to Army Para sportsmen and several other donations.

Situation Report

2021-04-08

NORTH: Army troops recovered unserviceable one anti personnel mine and two hundred and twenty T-56 ammunitions from PUTTUMATALANand PUDDUKUDIRIPPU areas on Wednesday (07).

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The ‘A’ Division finals in the Inter Regiment Cricket Tournament (50 Overs), organized by the Army Cricket Committee got underway on Thursday (08) at the “Muththukumaru” stadium, Panagoda.