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  • Secretary Defence Arrives at 'Abimansala-2' Site On the Eve of its Grand Opening


    South-based  "Abimansala-2" wellness resort complex, built in a serene environment spread over a lush 10 acre land, surrounded by waterways and  is comprised of seven villas, five cottages, hydrotherapy and physiotherapy facilities, medical ward, swimming-pool, gymnasium, medical laboratory, dining hall, kitchen, indigenous medicine unit and.....
     
  • 56 Division Celebrates New Year Festival


    56 Division under the Security Force Headquarters - Wanni (SFHQ-W) held its New Year festival with a large number of Army personnel and civilians in Bogaswewa area present on Thursday (23). The event included many varieties of traditional New Year games and fun-making features. Major General K.M.U Wijerathne, General Officer Commanding.....
  • Army Cricket Does it Again in Premier League


    Sri Lanka Army cricket team, recording the second successive win in the prestigious Sri Lanka Cricket Premier League Cricket Tounament beat the rival, Panadura Sports Club by 52 runs. The Army team, ably guided by its ace spinners, Ajantha Mendis and Sekkuge Prasanna turned the match to their favour, although the whole game continued......
  • Revived Army Dance, a Roaring Success

     
    The final segment of the 62nd Army Anniversary celebration, ‘Army Dance’ that was revived on Saturday (15) night at Colombo Exhibition and Convention Centre, showcased an enthralling performance, coupled with rhythmic beats that went into the small hours on Sunday (16) after absence of many years. Over 750 couples of Army personnel to the tunes of varieties of rhythmic beats and melodies of yesteryear.....
     
  • Commander SFHQ-C Visits Divisions & Units


    Major General Sumedha Perera, Commander Security Force Headquarters –Central (SFHQ-C) paid his first official visit to the 11 Division Headquarters in Pallekelle, Kandy on Thursday (18) upon his assumption of office as the Commander SFHQ-C. The day’s itinerary got underway after Major General Sumedha Perera......

  • Suicide Jacket & Accessories Found from a House in Modera

    COLOMBO: As a result of investigations conducted by a special Police team in COLOMBO, the flat of a housing complex in MODERA, MATTAKKULIYA was raided on Monday (24) and the Police recovered a stock of explosive items. The recovery included one suicide jacket of 5 kg, one sophisticated gun, one hundred and thirty-five rounds of ammunition used for that weapon, two magazines, five hand grenades, thirteen cyanide capsules, five pen torch batteries set to be fixed on suicide kits, one remote controller, two mobile remote controllers, 15 ft long detonator code and one detonator.

  • Welfare Centre Given Special Lunch


    36 Little children and 20 women suffering from Autism at the Karunanilayam Women and Children’s Home in Kilinochchi had a lunch treat on Thursday (3) from the Commander, Security Force Headquarters - Kilinochchi, (SFHQ-KLN) Major General Sudantha Ranasinghe when he visited the place. During the visit Major General Sudantha Ranasinghe....
     
  • Second Wellness Resort, 'Abimansala-2' Project for Southern Dependent War Heroes Launched with Overwhelming Public Support

     
    Three separate auspicious timings for three phases of the inaugural ground-breaking and foundation-stone laying ceremony of the Army’s second wellness resort, ‘Abimansala’ for dependent War Heroes, kicked off the project’s formal launch at the southern village of Wilpitawatta, Udumulla Thursday (19) morning, amidst religious blessings and heartening gestures of goodwill and thoughtfulness. The proposed state of the art complex for lifetime rest and relaxation of 48 more South-based dependent.....
     
  • Search & Finds Continue

    NORTH & EAST: CONTINUED search and clear operations conducted by the troops in VISUAMADU, SUGANDIPURAM PUTHUKKUDIYIRUPPU AKKARAYANKULAM and MULLAYAWALAI areas during Tuesday (10) recovered twelve hand grenades, one anti tank mine, twenty-nine rounds of peddle gun ammunition, eight anti personnel mines, two claymore mines, four Rocket Propelled Grenades (RPG) and one thousand rounds of unidentified ammunition. Meanwhile, Troops in KANCHIKUDICHCHIARU in the east recovered one Sub Machine Gun (SMG), one pistol, five hand grenades, seventeen anti personnel mines, fifteen anti personnel mine fuses and one 10-ft long detonator code.