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GR Marks Its 36th Birthday Anniversary with Grand Elaborate Events

One of the most prominent and leading Infantry wings in the Army, Gajaba Regiment (GR) whose troops with their avowed theme song, ‘Peramune Sita Helaya Rakina…..’ (Defending the Nation from the front line) marking an epoch in the country’s contemporary war history commemorated its 36th anniversary on a grand scale on Monday (14) morning at Saliyapura.

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Indian Army’s DG of Ordnance Services Meets Army Commander

16th October 2019 17:43:54 Hours

Indian Army’s DG of Ordnance Services Meets Army Commander

Lieutenant General Shavendra Silva, Commander of the Army extended a warm welcome to the Indian Army’s visiting Lieutenant General Dalip Singh Rathore VSM, Director General Ordnance Services...

PUBLIC URGED TO VERIFY RUMOURS & BASELESS INFORMATION

16th October 2019 11:40:31 Hours

PUBLIC URGED TO VERIFY RUMOURS & BASELESS INFORMATION

Following rumours and information being spread by interested parties claiming that bombs have been placed near the St. Mary’s Church at Modera, Colombo 15 and Miriswatta Keppetipola Maha Vidyalaya...

Commander Congratulates ‘Clifford Cup’ Winners in the Army

15th October 2019 13:04:27 Hours

Commander Congratulates ‘Clifford Cup’ Winners in the Army

Army Boxers who recently championed in the reputed ‘Clifford Cup’ tournament winning 6 Gold, 5 Silver and 4 Bronze medals after absence of 7 years were feted and congratulated by the Commander...

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News Features

Army to Spearhead ‘Thuru Sirasa’ Tree Planting in Kilinochchi & Jaffna

16th October 2019 17:46:56 Hours

Army to Spearhead ‘Thuru Sirasa’ Tree Planting in Kilinochchi & Jaffna

Sri Lanka Army in close collaboration with the ‘Sirasa’ TV is to spearhead mega tree planting drives in Kilinochchi and Jaffna peninsula shortly with a view to increasing the forest density in the country...

They Venerate GR War Heroes in Flowers & Recollect Their Unmatched Sacrifices

16th October 2019 11:41:44 Hours

They Venerate GR War Heroes in Flowers & Recollect Their Unmatched Sacrifices

Gajaba Regiment (GR) Regimental Headquarters at Saliyapura this evening (13) revived and fondly revered the invaluable memories of valiant Gajaba Regiment...

SLAOC 70th Anniversary Held with Lieutenant General Dalip Singh

15th October 2019 14:30:00 Hours

SLAOC 70th Anniversary Held with Lieutenant General Dalip Singh

Monday’s (14) 70th anniversary commemoration of the Sri Lanka Army Ordnance Corps (SLAOC) assumed greater importance when the Indian Army’s Lieutenant General Dalip Singh Rathore VSM...

Situation Report

Three Hand Grenades Found from Abandoned Land in Moratuwa

Three unusable hand grenades have been recovered from an abandoned land in No. 404, Rawatawatte, Moratuwa on Friday evening (04 October). The grenades had been found when the land was being cleaned.

Air Force Bomb Squad had defused these grenades. Moratuwa Police are conducting further investigations.

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The 4th Inter Regiment Triathlon Championship tournament (male/female) got underway by the side of the Chandrika Tank bund area on 22 September. 80 competitors representing 15 Regiments vied in the tournament. Championship events consisted of 750 m swimming, 20 km bicycle riding and 5 km running and drew large crowds.