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  • 'They Shun Terrorism & Walk Out Freely'

    SEVEN hundred and twelve former LTTE cadres, rehabilitated under the government’s rehabilitation programme, initiated by Ministry of Justice, were set free on Saturday (9) during a special ceremony that took place at Vavuniya. President Mahinda Rajapaksa, Chief guest on the occasion saw those rehabilitated former LTTE cadres.....

  • Lectures Conducted to Enlighten Service & Police Personnel on Gynaecology & Obstetrics

    A team of medical specialists on Gynaecology and Obstetrics recently conducted a series of lectures for the benefit of service and Police personnel serving Kilinochchi area at the Security Forces Headquarters, Kilinochchi (SFHQ-KLN). The arrangement, initiated by Major General A.W.I Crishantha de Silva, Commander, SFHQ-KLN consisted of about 30 medical specialists and medical officers .....
  • Wanni Commander Visits Several Battalions

    Major General Boniface Perera, Commander, Security Force Headquarters Wanni, (SFHQ-W) with the motive of inspecting visited the Anuradhapura Army Base Hospital and 3 Sri Lanka Army Medical Corps (SLAMC) in Anuradhapura on Wednesday (9). 
  • Gajaba Regiment Seva Vanitha Conducts a Medical Clinic

    THE SEVA VANITHA Unit of the Gajaba Regiment with the coordination of its senior member Mrs Saranki Dias on 5 December 2009 organized a medical clinic for War Heroes who became disabled or mentally affected during the humanitarian operations in the Senapura Army Camp. This medical clinic was conducted by Dr. Mrs Priyanjali De Soysa, a psychologist cum lecturer at the Medical Faculty of Colombo University. During this clinic she interviewed disabled and mentally affected War Heroes and gave solutions to the mental complications they undergo. She also lectured them on a wide range of issues covering Post Conflict Mental Health and Conflict Experiences.

  • More Than 204 Army Personnel Give Blood for Patients

    Troops of the 12 Division, commanded by Brigadier D.S.N.K Senadheera, General Officer Commanding with the objective of assisting patients in Hambantota hospitals, conducted a blood donation campaign at the 12 Division Headquarters for the 4th consecutive time on Tuesday (23). A group of 204 officers and other ranks serving the 12 Division from various Brigades, Training Schools and Units joined the day’s programme at Hambantota.
  • 57 Division Office Staff Join Vesak Commemoration Making a Lantern

    Members of the staff serving the office of the 57 Division Headquarters in Kilinochchi on account of Vesak commemoration prepared a huge Vesak lantern and exhibited it at the Kilinochchi public grounds along A-9 road. On the instructions of the 57 Division General Officer Commanding, the display of the lantern continued until Thursday (10) night.
  • Yesteryear LTTE Stronghold, Kilinochchi Turns New Lease of Life

    KILINOCHCHI town, the LTTE’s yesteryear office Headquarters that pumped its fighters and resources to the whole of North and East, and internationalized its entire terror machine, was rejuvenated on Thursday (6), as a town of key importance in post-war Sri Lanka after a symbol of eternal peace and valour, dedicated for the memory of fallen War Heroes and all peace-loving Sri Lankans was bestowed upon it. The parallelogram-shaped Kilinochchi War Hero Memorial that symbolizes the gallantry of warriors whose unparalleled warfare skills torpedoed all terror tactics and rescued the entire district, sending shock waves across the world, was ceremoniously unveiled Thursday (6) morning by Secretary Defence Mr Gotabaya Rajapaksa, in the company of Chief of Defence Staff, Commander of the Army, Commander of the Navy and Inspector General of Police.