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3rd Religious Ceremony at Kandy Sri Dalada Maligawa Blesses Army's Forward March

The third religious ceremony of Buddhist faith in sequence to bless the forthcoming 73rd Army anniversary (October 10) got underway this morning (28) at the most hallowed Sri Dalada Maligawa (Temple of Tooth) in Kandy where sacred 'Shareerika' relics remain enshrined for veneration.

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Commandos' Roles Lauded & Philanthropic Family Gifts Ancestral Land for 12 Members in Commando Family

Commandos' Roles Lauded & Philanthropic Family Gifts Ancestral Land for 12 Members in Commando Family

28th September 2022 13:25:45 Hours

Highly appreciative of the Commandos' unmatched and daring role as elite defenders of the motherland and cognizant...

Hindu ‘Aashirwada’ Pooja Blesses Forthcoming Army Anniversary

Hindu ‘Aashirwada’ Pooja Blesses Forthcoming Army Anniversary

27th September 2022 16:33:48 Hours

The holy ‘Aashirwada’ Pooja of Hindu tradition, held on Monday afternoon (26) at Mayurapathi Sri Badrakali Amman Kovil, Colombo 6, extended its blessings on the forthcoming 73rd Anniversary of the Sri Lanka Army...

Colpetty Jumma Mosque Holding ‘Qirath’ Prayers Invokes Blessings on 73rd Army Anniversary

Colpetty Jumma Mosque Holding ‘Qirath’ Prayers Invokes Blessings on 73rd Army Anniversary

26th September 2022 18:09:30 Hours

A representative gathering of Muslim Officers and Other Rankers in the Army who assembled at Colpetty Jumma Mosque this morning (26) joined a special Islamic...

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Fluttering & Colourful Army Flags Symbolically Blessed at Sri Maha Bodhi Ahead of 73rd Anniversary & Army Day

Fluttering & Colourful Army Flags Symbolically Blessed at Sri Maha Bodhi Ahead of 73rd Anniversary & Army Day

28th September 2022 18:52:27 Hours

The sacred Anuradhapura Jaya Siri Maha Bodhi precincts, sanctified by the planting of the sacred offshoot from India-based...

Army Initiative Provides New House for Widow & Three Daughters in Jaffna

Army Initiative Provides New House for Widow & Three Daughters in Jaffna

28th September 2022 17:02:41 Hours

Troops of the Security Forces -Jaffna once again extended their technical, engineering and manpower built a new house for one more underprivileged family...

Army Troops Swiftly Rush to Assist Firefighters to Douse Major Fire in  Kajjimawatte, Thotalanga

Army Troops Swiftly Rush to Assist Firefighters to Douse Major Fire in Kajjimawatte, Thotalanga

28th September 2022 00:09:45 Hours

Army troops on the directions of the Commander of the Army this evening (27) hurried to assist control the major fire that erupted at Kajjimawatte where a line of...

Island-wide Army Troops Join International Coastal Clean-up Week

Island-wide Army Troops Join International Coastal Clean-up Week

27th September 2022 17:31:50 Hours

Army troops under the instructions of the Commander of the Army, Lieutenant General Vikum Liyanage and respective senior Officers in different establishments.

Commander Meets War Heroes at 'Abhimansala 1' Soon after Anniversary Observances at Sri Maha Bodhi

Commander Meets War Heroes at 'Abhimansala 1' Soon after Anniversary Observances at Sri Maha Bodhi

27th September 2022 17:10:02 Hours

Not forgetful of gallantry and sacrifices they made in the battlefield and attaching prioritized importance to the well-being...

Invocation of Religious Blessings on 73rd Army Anniversary Begins at Kataragama

Invocation of Religious Blessings on 73rd Army Anniversary Begins at Kataragama

27th September 2022 17:00:50 Hours

The series of blessing ceremonies of all faiths as the precursor to the forthcoming 73rd Army Anniversary and the Army Day (10 October) got to a start on Wednesday...

Army Taekwondo Team Does Well in Nepal

Army Taekwondo Team Does Well in Nepal

27th September 2022 16:59:26 Hours

Sri Lanka's National Taekwondo Federation team, comprised of 6 Army players who vied at the 3rd Mount Everest International Open Taekwondo Championship, held during 22-25 September in Nepal's...

552 Brigade Troops with Support of National Library Services Get Books to School Library

552 Brigade Troops with Support of National Library Services Get Books to School Library

27th September 2022 16:58:31 Hours

In compliance with the guidelines, given by Major General Prasanana Gunaratne, General Officer Commanding of the 55 Division, a special event organized by 1 Mechanized...

School Prefects at Wanathavilluwa Learn Personality Development Traits

School Prefects at Wanathavilluwa Learn Personality Development Traits

27th September 2022 16:57:03 Hours

Officers of the 58 Division HQ in Puttalam at the request of school authorities conducted an awareness programme for a group of school prefects at Wanathavilluwa...

Situation Report

2022-09-26

NORTH: Troops recovered unserviceable two hand grenades, two 40 mm bombs and one 60 mm mortar bomb from IYYAKACHCHI and VANNERIKULAM areas on Monday (26).

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Sri Lanka Army’s Lance Corporal R.A.P.D Rajapaksha of 2 (v) Sri Lanka Light Infantry won the Bronze Medal (65 kg) in the Asian Bodybuilding Competition 2022, held in Bishkek, Kyrgyzstan during 2 - 5 September.