Sri Lanka Army

Defenders of the Nation

News Archive


    MULLAITTIVU: TIGER supremo, PRABHAKARAN, confined now to the remaining swathe of land towards the south of the “No Fire Zone” (NFZ) in PUTHUMATTALAN was to stay along with his cohorts up to the last moment until he finally finds his escape, surrendered DAYA MASTER has reportedly told the interrogators. He has also told them that PRABHAKARAN would stay as long as his last fighter remains with him before his possible escape, he has further told the interrogators.

  • Pangolla Cavalry Supercross Stuns Racing Enthusiasts

    Amidst a sea of racing enthusiasts, including the Commander of the Army General Jagath Jayasuriya,  Sri Lanka Armoured Corps (SLAC) organized thrilling  ‘Cavalry Supercross’, the exciting racing event held for the 4th time  stormed the Pangolla racing track at Kurunegala Sunday (16). ‘Cavalry Supercross’, a novel experience of the......
  • Army Boxers Regain Clifford Cup

    The Army emerged the Clifford Cup boxing champions for the year 2011 when they finished on top at the 84th Clifford Cup Boxing Championship held at the Linea Gymnasium, Pallekele from 14th to 17th December. Army recorded their win with 4 Golds, 2 Silvers and 2 Bronz medals in their bag while the Air Force (3 Golds and 2 Silvers) and MAS Holdings finished second and third.....
  • Sudan's Military Attaché Calls on Commander

    Military Attaché for Sudanese Embassy Major General Abdul Moniem paid a courtesy call on the Commander of the Army Lieutenant General Jagath Jayasuriya Monday (2) morning at his office, Army Headquarters. Major General Ali and the Commander of the Army Lieutenant General Jayasuriya exchanged views on.....

  • CDS Makes His First Visit to Mullaittivu

    Air Chief Marshal Kolitha Gunatilleke, Chief of Defence Staff (CDS) together with several Air force officers on Saturday (12).made his maiden visit to the Security Force Headquarters - Mullaittivu (SFHQ-MLT) after assumption of duties as the CDS. The day’s itinerary began after Major General P.U.S. Vithanage, Commander, SFHQ-MLT warmly received the visiting Air Chief Marshal Kolitha Gunatilleke on arrival at the Mullaittivu grounds.
  • Sri Lankan in England Offers Sarees to War Heroes' Widows & Mothers

    A Sri Lankan domiciled in England Mr. Thambaiah Vignaraja donated a stock of 100 valuable sarees in memory of his late mother Mrs. Maheshwari Thambaiah to be distributed among spouses of War Heroes and mothers of the War Heroes. The donation was coordinated by Dr. Bernard Zoysa from Kirulapona. He handed over those sarees to a representative of the Seva Vanitha Army Branch (SVAB) at the donor’s residence on 24th June 2009.

  • Seva Vanitha 'New Year' Fair Offers Many Varieties for Sale

    Year 2012’s ‘Rana Aruna Udana’ New Year fair,  organized by the Seva Vanitha Army Branch (SVAB) for the noble objective of raising much-needed funds for rehabilitation of disable War Heroes and welfare of their families and serving personnel’s families was opened to the public Saturday (7) morning at Panagoda Army school grounds.

  • 'Defence Seminar -“ 2013' Inaugurates at Galadari Hotel

    A total of 66 foreign delegates, in addition to the participation of Sri Lanka-based Diplomats and Defence Attachés, will attend the year’s mammoth ‘Defence Seminar - 2013’ beginning Tuesday (3) morning at Colombo Galadari Hotel at the invitation of the Sri Lanka Army. Themed on ‘Post-Conflict Sri Lanka: Challenges and Regional Stability’, the three-day conference (Sept 3-5) is to be attended by more than 300 participants. HE the President’s Secretary Mr Lalith Weeratunge, Secretary Defence and Urban Development, Mr Gotabaya Rajapaksa at the invitation of Lieutenant General Daya Ratnayake, Commander of the Army, will grace the occasion as distinguished guests. Mr Gotabaya Rajapaksa is to deliver the keynote address soon after the formal welcome address is done by the Commander of the Army, the host of the ‘Defence Seminar - 2013.’’
  • First Batch of ASL Graduates Pass Out in Colourful Ceremony

    Effective and efficient implementation of logistic responsibilities of the Army, received an inspirational boost when the first batch of 24 officers in the Logistics Staff Course - I, trained at the Army School of Logistics (ASL) in Trincomalee, passed out in a colourful ceremony, held at the Defence Services College, Colombo 2 Monday (22) evening.
  • Final Ranaviru Real Star - II Mega Reality Show Reaches Its Apex on Friday

    The final spectacle of the most popular ‘Ranaviru Real Star - II’ which elicited hidden artistic talents of tri-service personnel is to reach its apex on Friday (July 06) with five finalists competing for the supremacy at Sugathadasa Indoor Stadium. The ‘Ranaviru Real Star’, the mega reality show that came into vogue on a concept mooted by Secretary Defence and Urban Development Mr Gotabaya Rajapaksa immediately after the completion of......