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  • Inglorious End for Prabhakaran-'India Today'

    THE prestigious ‘India Today’ in its June 1st issue summarizes the Rise and Fall of Prabhakaran and attributes his arrogance to his end. It also states the politico-military unity between Rajapaksa and Fonseka gave the offensive decisive thrust as a reinvigorated Army with fresh recruits using guerilla tactics prevailed over the languishing LTTE. 

  • Touring Undergraduates Facilitated

    A team of 125 undergraduates of the University of Peradeniya came to Mullaittivu area on a tour received Army support and facilitation on Monday (28). Under the coordination of 64 and 68 Division Headquarters, those touring undergraduates visited sacred temples, captured arms and ammunition, submarine stations of LTTE terrorists, Mullaittivu War Hero memorial and other places of interest.
  • Sri Lanka Armoured Corps Steals Inter Regiment Drill Show: Gajaba Regiment Emerges as Best Band

    Award of trophies to participants in the year’s most colourful Inter Regiment Drill and Band Competition that recognizes multifaceted talents of Army personnel took place this morning (17) at Panagoda Sri Lanka Light Infantry (SLLI) Regiment grounds with pomp and pageantry. Commander of the Army, Lieutenant General Jagath Jayasuriya as the Chief Guest witnessed the day’s proceedings with enthusiasm as the colourful Drill Display that testifies to the high standards of discipline, took centre-stage of the programme as the first item on the agenda.
  • India's Defence Attaché in the High Commission Meets Mullaittivu Commander

    Captain Prakash Gopalan, Defence Attaché for High Commission of India paid a courtesy call on Major General P.U.S Vithanage, Commander, Security Force Headquarters – Mullaittivu (SFHQ-MLT) on Friday (17) at the SFHQ-MLT premises after his visit to the Wanni to meet the Wanni Commander on Thursday (16).
  • 613 Brigade Gifts Water Pump & Roofing Sheets to Combatant Turned Successful Farmer

    613 Brigade troops in Tachchanamaradamadu, Palampiddy under the 61 Division of the Security Force Headquarters, Wanni recently received a new drinking water scheme. The new water scheme was commissioned by Major General Boniface Perera, Security Force Commander, Wanni when he visited the 613 Brigade Headquarters on Monday (18).
  • Provincial Level Ceremonies in Kilinochchi, Wanni & Jaffna Mark Army Day

    Parallel Army Day (Oct 10) and 64th Army Anniversary ceremonies took place at provincial level in  a few Security Force Headquarters and Divisions on Thursday (10). Security Force Headquarters - Kilinochchi (SFHQ-KLN) had organized a series of arrangements in this connection. Major General Udaya Perera, Commander, SFHQ-KLN after raising the SFHQ-KLN flag as the first item on the agenda.....
  • Commander Receives Artificial Limbs for War Heroes from People's Church

    PEOPLE’S Church at Narahenpita, to coincide with the ongoing War Hero week (May 12 - 20), precursor to Thursday’s National Victory Day, was among the latest to pay its gratitude to the invaluable services of troops by donating a stock of artificial legs and limbs for the use of disable War Heroes. Lieutenant General Jagath Jayasuriya, Commander of the Army, gracing the occasion as Chief Guest along with Mrs Manjulika Jayasuriya, President, Seva Vanitha Army Branch....

  • 28 Kilinochchi Schools Participate in Army Organized Handball Tournament

    On an initiative taken by 57 Division with the blessings of the Security Forces Headquarters, Kilinochchi, a Handball tournament was organized recently with the participation of 28 schools in Kilinochchi. The tournament continued for two days at Kilinochchi Madya Maha Vidyala playground saw eight school teams qualify for the semi-finals.
  • Some Foreign Nations Conspire to Give LTTE a Lifeline

    AT a time when the LTTE is breathing its last, some foreign countries are engaged in a conspiracy to give a lifeline to this terrorist movement. These countries support the Government as well as the LTTE simultaneously using their duplicitous character. Steps must be taken to rid this country of terrorism without falling prey to these duplicitous machinations, National Patriotic Movement President Dr. Gunadasa Amarasekera told at a press conference at the head office recently.