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Private Company Gifts 10 ICU Beds to Army-improvised ICC at Seeduwa

Giving a boost to the Army-improvised Intermediate Care Centre (ICC) at Seeduwa, now almost done, the management of Upfield Sri Lanka Pvt Ltd this morning (17) gifted 10 Intensive Care Unit (ICU) beds to the Army for use in the new ICC in case of any emergency.

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Huge Buddhist Flag, Crafted by NCO to Decorate Army HQ Building for 'Vesak'

18th May 2021 14:38:01 Hours

Huge Buddhist Flag, Crafted by NCO to Decorate Army HQ Building for 'Vesak'

A creative and decorative masterpiece, crafted by an Army Senior Non-Commissioned Officer on account of the forthcoming Vesak commemoration saw it presented this morning (17) to the Chief of Defence Staff, Commander of the Army and Head...

More Promotion Bonanza for Record 452 Army Officers & 4289 Other Ranks Granted on Victory Day

18th May 2021 11:34:09 Hours

More Promotion Bonanza for Record 452 Army Officers & 4289 Other Ranks Granted on Victory Day

HE the President Gotabaya Rajapaksa, Commander-in-Chief of the Armed Forces, attaching a special significance to the 12th National War Heroes Commemoration Day (18 May) has promoted a total of 452 Officers of the Sri Lanka Army...

'Victory Day' Message Issued by Commander Recalls 58 Division's Contribution to Peace

18th May 2021 07:30:00 Hours

'Victory Day' Message Issued by Commander Recalls 58 Division's Contribution to Peace

"It is with pride and dignity I take this opportunity to recall the commemoration of the 12the 'Victory Day' that eradicated terrorism on a day like today (18 May) to ensure territorial integrity, sovereignty and independence of our Motherland...

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'Doramadalawa' in ITN Discusses Status Quo & Future Travel Restrictions

17th May 2021 21:16:07 Hours

'Doramadalawa' in ITN Discusses Status Quo & Future Travel Restrictions

General Shavendra Silva, Head of the National Operation Centre for Prevention of COVID 19 Outbreak (NOCPCO), Chief of Defence Staff and Commander of the Army as a main resource contributor to the popular forum of ideals 'Doramadalawa' in ITN at 1000 pm...

All Set to Remember Fallen War Heroes at National 'Ranaviru' Monument

17th May 2021 16:11:33 Hours

All Set to Remember Fallen War Heroes at National 'Ranaviru' Monument

The cherished memory of patriotic War Heroes of the Army, Navy, Air Force, Police and Civil Security Department who sacrificed their precious lives for the country's sovereignty, territorial integrity and independence is to be venerated once again with floral tributes...

2456 More Confirmed Positive-NOCPCO

17th May 2021 15:15:49 Hours

2456 More Confirmed Positive-NOCPCO

As of this morning (18), a total of 2456 more persons were confirmed positive to COVID-19 in the past 24 hours. The majority of 677 are from Gampaha District. Among them, the majority 136 were from Biyagama town area, 83 from Nittambuwa, 72 from Kadawatha and 58 from Wattala...

521 Brigade Troops Disinfect Achchuvely Area

17th May 2021 14:51:49 Hours

521 Brigade Troops Disinfect Achchuvely Area

11 Vijayabahu Infantry Regiment and 521 Brigade troops of the 52 Division on the directions of Major General Priyantha Perera, Commander, Security Forces -Jaffna, and under guidance of the General Officer Commanding, 52 Division carried out a sterilization programme in Achchuvely...

551 Brigade Troops Pull out Wild Bushes & Clean Roadsides in Jaffna

17th May 2021 10:51:49 Hours

551 Brigade Troops Pull out Wild Bushes & Clean Roadsides in Jaffna

A 'Shramadana' (self-help) campaign to rid mosquito-breeding spots and control the spread of Dengue while simultaneously removing bushes with pollen that cause respiratory complications got underway in Jaffna on Tuesday (11). During this community - based project...

Anuradhapura Reviews COVID-19 Control Programme

17th May 2021 09:51:49 Hours

Anuradhapura Reviews COVID-19 Control Programme

The Anuradhapura District coordinating committee for the prevention of COVID-19 pandemic assembled at the North Central Provincial Council office in Anuradhapura on 12 May 2021, presided by Governor of North Central Province Mr. Maheepala Herath. District Secretary for Anuradhapura...

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2021-05-17

EAST: Army troops recovered unserviceable one hand grenade from SERUNUWARA area on Sunday (16).

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Lance Corporal Y. Priyadarshana Abeykoon of Sri Lanka Electrical and Mechanical Engineers (SLEME) Regiment competing in the International Athletic Meet in Savona, Germany created a new South Asian record clocking 10.15 seconds in the 100 m run event in the Meet on Friday (14).