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  • Clashes Cause Dead to Five More Terrorists

    WANNI: THREE CONFRONTATIONS occurred in VAVUNIYA, MANNAR and WELIOYA areas Friday (4) between to 8.30 to 9.00 a.m. killed five more terrorists while injuring a number of terrorists.
  • Slave Island Blast Claims One More Life

    COLOMBO : SECOND LIEUTENANT D.M.S.K. DISSANAYAKE of Sri Lanka National Guard (SLNG) who was among the critically injured following the Wednesday's (2) LTTE claymore attack at SLAVE ISLAND succumbed to injuries while being treated at the Intensive Care Unit (ICU) of the National Hospital, COLOMBO this morning at about 3.05 a.m.
  • Army men line up to donate blood for casualties in un-cleared areas

    Humanity cares no bounds, ethnicities, religions, castes or creeds. So were the experiences, most of us, Sri Lankans appear to be undergoing these days in the aftermath of the most horrendous tsunami catastrophe that devastated a large chunk of our coastal areas on Sunday (26).
  • Colonel W.M.S. Gunaratne Dies

    Colonel W.M.S. Gunaratne, Commander 232 Brigade Kalkudah was the senior most Military Officer to die in the devastating tidal waves that dashed his 232 Brigade Headquarters in Kalkudah.
  • COMMANDER SETS EXAMPLE DURING HIS NEW YEAR MEETING

    Commander of the Army Lieutenant General S. H. S Kottegoda at the turn of the New Year took time off to meet a representative gathering of all ranks of the Army on Monday (03) morning at Army Headquarters after they reported for work in the New Year 2005.
  • -œLET US RISE AGAIN AS ONE UNITED FAMILY -- LT. GEN SHANTHA KOTTEGODA

    Lieutenant General Shantha Kottegoda, Commander of the Army in his customary New Year Day 2005 message calls upon all Army personnel to rise to the occasion and continue to dedicate their today for country's re-building in the aftermath of the tsunami disaster that claimed thousands of lives, including his own men.
  • New Chief of Staff Maj. Gen G. S. C Fonseka assumes duties

    Major General G.S.C Fonseka RWP RSP rcds psc, Deputy Chief of Staff, Sri Lanka Army and Colonel of the Regiment, Sri Lanka Sinha Regiment assumed duties as Chief of Staff, Sri Lanka Army after a brief ceremony held in his office this morning (03 January 2005).