Sri Lanka Army

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News Archive

  • Eight More IDPs Arrive in Cleared Areas

    WELIOYA: EIGHT INTERNALLY Displaced Persons (IDPs) from MULLAITHIVU areas reached the troops in PULMODDAI on Saturday (2) around 7.30 a.m. seeking protection against LTTE atrocities in un-cleared areas.
  • LTTE Position on Iranathivu Island Destroyed

    KILINOCHCHI : AN LTTE makeshift camp on the IRANATHIVU islands, about 12 km west of NACHCHIKUDAH beach in the KILINOCHCHI district, was destroyed by the Naval troops this evening (02).
  • Terrorists Killed ahead of FDL

    JAFFNA: TWO LTTE TERRORISTS were killed by the troops during confrontations ahead of the NAGARKOVIL FDL (Forward Defence Line) on Saturday (2) at about 1.00 p.m..
  • Commander opens new auditorium at IPSOTSL

    Lieutenant General S. H. S Kottegoda, Commander of the Army on Monday (2) morning visited the newly-established Institute of Peace Support Operations Training, Sri Lanka (IPSOTSL) at Kukuleganga where there is a training programme now under way on Non-Lethal Weapons (NOLES).
  • Police emerged victorious against Army

    The fascinating second round of the ongoing Caltex Rugby Tournament culminated on Friday (30 July 2004) evening bringing victory to the Police Ruggerites against their Army counterparts at the Bambalapitiya Police grounds
  • Permanent power supply to Muhamalai

    The Sri Lanka Electricity Board (CEB), fulfilling a long - felt need of the Security Forces as well as the public using Muhamalai Entry/Exit point commenced an uninterrupted supply of electricity to this important checkpoint effective from 23 august 2004.
  • Buddha statue at military hospital open for veneration

    Palaly Military hospital was sanctified on Full Moon Poya day by Major General S.D. Tennakoon, Commander Security Forces Headquarters, Jaffna when he gifted a Buddha statue to be placed inside the newly built shrine room at the hospital premises.
  • Is TULF leader Ananda Sangaree Tamil Tigers' next prey?

    The Sri Lanka Army categorically denies having either invited Mr Ananda Sangaree for a lecture to its troops or obtained his services for any other military matter, as deceptively projected and reported in the Tamil Tiger media , in which Mr Ananda Sangaree's photo has been superimposed on the photo of Vice Admiral Dayasandagiri, Chief of Defence Staff when he addressed the troops as late as in November 17, 2004.
  • Army Commander speaks to his men in Jaffna

    Commander of the Army Lieutenant General Shantha Kottegoda with a view to assessing most recent security developments in the peninsula and speaking to the troops paid a brief official visit to Jaffna on Thursday (18 August 2005).