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“US Collective Ban on Commander & Family Reminds of Practice in Medieval Europe” - PM

Hon Prime Minister Mahinda Rajapaksa of the Democratic Socialist Republic of Sri Lanka in a special statement released this afternoon (19) regarding the US Travel Ban on the Commander of the Army and his family attributes the US ban to “a collective punishment, reminiscent of the practice in medieval Europe,”...

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Zambian Army Commander Arrives on Goodwill Tour

21st February 2020 20:00:36 Hours

Zambian Army Commander Arrives on Goodwill Tour

The Zambian Army Commander, Lieutenant General W.M Sikazwe psc DIP (DSS) MA (DSS) enhancing bonds of bilateral goodwill, cooperation and understanding between his and the Sri Lanka Army arrived here this afternoon (21) on a five-day-long goodwill tour,

One More Batch of Disabled War Heroes on Pilgrimage to ‘Dambadiwa’

20th February 2020 14:39:24 Hours

One More Batch of Disabled War Heroes on Pilgrimage to ‘Dambadiwa’

Closely considering their spiritual needs, interests and lifetime attachment to the most sacred Buddhist places of worship in ‘Dambadiwa’, India, arrangements, have now been finalized to take one more...

Commander Encourages Best Army Riders Gifting Brand New Racing Motorbikes

20th February 2020 12:39:24 Hours

Commander Encourages Best Army Riders Gifting Brand New Racing Motorbikes

Sri Lanka Army-produced two of the best motorbike racing riders, Corporal H.M Premarathna of 1 Vijayabahu Infantry Regiment (VIR) and Private S.A Rajakaruna of 2 (V) SLEME enjoyed the bonanza...

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News Features

Amid Commander’s Best Wishes, CSO Retires after a Distinguished Career

21st February 2020 20:05:50 Hours

Amid Commander’s Best Wishes, CSO Retires after a Distinguished Career

Lieutenant General Shavendra Silva, acting Chief of Defence Staff and Commander of the Army repeating the practice of appreciating valuable service of retiring Senior Officers invited...

Impressed with Army Quarantine, Private Donor Gifts Protective Kits

20th February 2020 17:38:57 Hours

Impressed with Army Quarantine, Private Donor Gifts Protective Kits

Ansell Lanka (Pvt) Ltd’, impressed with the Army’s excellent management of Sri Lankans who were brought down from China’s Wuhan Province in the wake of Coronavirus (Covid-19) threat, contributing the company’s share to any future emergencies met...

Army Troops Busy Dousing Fire at Ambalanmulla Garbage Fire

20th February 2020 17:03:41 Hours

Army Troops Busy Dousing Fire at Ambalanmulla Garbage Fire

An emergency contingent of Army troops in the 141 Brigade under the 14 Division HQ, supported by firefighters, Navy, Air Force and STF personnel are currently fighting to douse a huge fire that has broken out in the municipal garbage dump at Ambalanmulla...

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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Army swimmers participating in the 2 km Open Swimming Meet at Balapitiya sea beach on Saturday (15) secured the overall men’s Championship (open) after competing against more than 400 Army, Navy, Police and 25 teams from island-wide sports clubs and school teams during the two-day long tournament.