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  • Troops Recover Cyanide Powder Packs & Ammo

    NORTH: ARMY troops during their search and clear operations on Friday (13) recovered one .22 weapon with a magazine, parts of a T-56 weapon, four M-16 magazines, fifty-eight rounds of 5.56 mm ammunition, three hand grenades, one claymore mine, six Rocket Propelled Grenades (RPG), eight Arul bombs, five cyanide powder packs of 2 kg and one cyanide powder pack of 1 kg from the general areas of MATHIYAMADU and VELLAMULLIVAIKKAL. 

  • Rehabilitated Former LTTE Youngsters Back Home

    NINETEEN youth and six children, formerly worked for the LTTE and contributed to LTTE terrorist acts received complete rehabilitation and walked back to their parents on Sunday (24) after their rehabilitation process at Thelippalai Rehabilitation Center culminated successfully. Those youth sought the protection of the armed forces during the peak of Wanni humanitarian operations after realizing the vanity of the LTTE brutality and its violence.

  • Issue at Defence Services College (DSC) Amicably Resolved


    A special meeting, convened by Ministry of Defence (MoD) on Friday (6) morning over an alleged incident that took place at Defence Services College (DSC), Colombo 2 a few days ago between the Director and the Principal, sorted out the differences and negotiated an amicable settlement in the presence of all the parties concerned, says a Press Release issued by the Ministry of Defence.
     
  • New Military Hospital Reintroduces 'Healthy Army Healthy Nation' Programme


    A novel and innovative health approach, ‘Healthy Army Healthy Nation’, campaign, aimed to reduce disability and death (morbidity and mortality) among Army personnel due to Cardio Vascular Diseases (CVD) and Diabetes, is now on to increase awareness and prevent them from falling prey to these non-communicable diseases.
     
  • Medical Specialists Treat Mannar Patients

    A team of medical consultants, including 10 specialists and 20 minor staff for the 491st time offered their consultations to over 1000 patients in Mannar District during a full-day medical camp on Saturday (30). On the directions given by Major General A.K.S Perera, Commander, Security Forces Headquarters-Wanni (SFHQ-W), the 54 Division General Officer Commanding, Brigadier M.A.M Dias with the support of 541, 542 and 543 Brigade Headquarters.....
  • Commander's Concept for Dependant War Heroes Turns a Reality

    THE AUSPICIOUS  foundation-stone laying cum ground breaking ceremony for the Seva Vanitha Army Branch’s (SVAB) brainchild, ‘Abhimansala’, the wellness resort for totally dependent War Heroes following a concept proposed by Commander of the Army took place at Anuradhapura Saturday (15) morning before Commander of the Army Lieutenant General Jagath Jayasuriya.....

  • Kanakasabai School Students Receive Gift Parcels

    Troops of the Security Forces – Jaffna extending their community welfare projects to interior village areas in Jaffna, arranged a donation of school items to students of Panthalai Kanakasabai school in Thelippalai. Kanakasabai Primary school in 515 Brigade area functions with an attendance of about 50 students on a daily.....