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New Prime Minister Hon Mahinda Rajapaksa Takes Oath at Kelaniya Temple Premises

Hon Mahinda Rajapaksa was sworn in as the new Prime Minister of Sri Lanka by HE the President Gotabaya Rajapaksa this morning (9) during a state ceremony at the historic Kelaniya Rajamaha Viharaya, one of the most sacred Buddhist places of worship, consecrated by the visit of Lord Buddha centuries ago.

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Fallen Indian War Heroes Commemorated in Jaffna on Independence Day

15th August 2020 19:48:06 Hours

Fallen Indian War Heroes Commemorated in Jaffna on Independence Day

Coincident with the 74th Independence Day of India (15 August), a simple commemoration ceremony of fallen War Heroes of the Indian Peace Keeping Force (IPKF) got underway at the IPKF Monument in Palaly on Saturday (15).

New Ministers, State Ministers & District Chairmen Sworn in by HE the President at Historic 'Magul Maduwa'

12th August 2020 12:59:38 Hours

New Ministers, State Ministers & District Chairmen Sworn in by HE the President at Historic 'Magul Maduwa'

Swearing-in ceremony of Cabinet Ministers, State Ministers and Chairmen for District Coordinating Committees of the new government, headed by HE the President...

Wanni House Construction Enters Landmark Phase Gifting Two More Army-built Homes

12th August 2020 10:59:38 Hours

Wanni House Construction Enters Landmark Phase Gifting Two More Army-built Homes

Security Force HQ-Wanni, marking one more important phase in its continuing house construction project for needy Wanni civilians, vested two more Army-built houses in low income families in Mihinthale...

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Chief of Staff Conducts Admin Inspection at MIR Regimental HQ

14th August 2020 13:16:06 Hours

Chief of Staff Conducts Admin Inspection at MIR Regimental HQ

The routine administrative inspection, presided by Major General Jagath Gunawardena, Chief of Staff took place at the Mechanized Infantry Regiment (MIR) Regimental HQ at Dambulu Halmillawewa.on Thursday (13).

221 Brigade Troops Clean Mosquito Breeding Places

14th August 2020 10:16:06 Hours

221 Brigade Troops Clean Mosquito Breeding Places

Troops of the 22 Infantry Division organized a ‘Shramadana’ campaign at Jayasumanarama Temple in Trincomalee on Thursday (13) in order to rid mosquito breeding places inside the premises and surrounding areas. The project, coordinated...

US Defence Attaché in Colombo Calls on Commander of the Army

13th August 2020 12:30:29 Hours

US Defence Attaché in Colombo Calls on Commander of the Army

The Defence Attaché of the Embassy of the United States of America in Sri Lanka, Lieutenant Colonel Travis Cox, together with a delegation had a periodical review meeting with the Chief of Defence Staff, Commander of the Army and Head of the...

Situation Report

08-01-2019

NORTH: Troops in the general area of NEELUMWILA recovered unusable four anti personnel mines on Monday (7).

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The Inter Unit Soccer Championship of the Sri Lanka Armoured Corps (SLAC) was held at 4 Sri Lanka Armoured Corps (SLAC) Clappenburg camp in Trincomalee during 1-2 August on a grand scale.