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  • 'Abimansala,' To Cure Mind & Will of Dependent Disable War Veterans

    THE Army while embarking on an era of reconciliation, goodwill and development has also prioritized welfare of War Heroes, particularly of those who received multiple injuries in the battlefields and are confined to bed or wheelchairs, expecting lifelong care and society’s affection. The Seva Vanitha Army Branch (SVAB) under the project theme ‘Brave Hearts’ officially gave its kick-off Thursday (18) morning at Mount Lavinia Hotel ......

  • Commander, Chief Guest at Inter-Regiment Boxing Championship

    The Inter-Regiment Boxing Championship - 2011, organized by the Army Boxing Committee came to a close at Panagoda Army Cantonment gymnasium on Thursday (23) with the participation of 14 Regiments and 3 Women Corps teams. The final tussle for championship was witnessed by Lieutenant General Jagath Jayasuriya, Commander of the Army who himself has been a veteran in boxing. He graced the occasion as Chief Guest. Boxers from Sri Lanka Armoured Corps, Sri Lanka Artillery Regiment.....
  • Central Province Pays Tribute to Fallen War Heroes


    11 Division Headquarters in Kandy under the Security Force Headquarters – Central (SFHQ-C) had a separate National  War Heroes day ( Ranaviru Day ) to commemorate fallen  War Heroes on Monday (12) at Mailapitiya  war monument. Mr Tikiri Kobbekaduwa, Governor for Central Province as the Chief Guest, together with Mr Sarath Ekanayake, Chief Minister for Central Province, Mr Premawansa, Chief Secretary of Central Province....
     
  • 3000 More Tamil Language Qualified Army Personnel Receive Proficiency Certificates


    A record 3000 Army personnel serving the Security Force Headquarters - Kilinochchi (SFHQ-KLN) under the ongoing Tamil Language Proficiency promotion project of the SFHQ-KLN, received their merit certificates  upon completion of their course during a ceremony at Infantry Training School, Bharathipuram, Kilinochchi on Saturday (23). Of different groups, who followed the 4th phase of the programme.....
  • Gemunu Watch Secures Shooting Championship


    Gemunu Watch (GW) troops for the ninth consecutive time won the Championship in the Inter Regiment Field Shooting Tournament, held at Panagoda, Panaluwa firing range between Sept 10-16, 2011. Award of Championship Trophy and other Trophies to the winners took place on Sunday (18) at the Panagoda Indoor Stadium.
     
  • SFHQ-KLN Marks 6th Anniversary


    Security Force Headquarters-Kilinochchi (SFHQ-KLN) marked its 6th Anniversary with a series of programmes on the directions of Major General Sudantha Ranasinghe, Commander, SFHQ-KLN. The Anniversary programme commenced with religious activities on 20 June with an all night pirith chanting ceremony.....
  • Army Initiative Enables 'Success' to Build Three More Houses


    Three new houses, built by ‘Success Sri Lanka’ organization for re-settlers in Bogaswewa at the request of the Security Force Headquarters - Wanni (SFHQ-W), were recently vested in the beneficiaries during a brief ceremony. A stock of furniture as well as cash donations were also donated to those house recipients on the same occasion......
     
  • Anti-Aircraft Gun Found

    NORTH: ARMY troops conducted search and clear operations in the general areas of MANKULAM, PALAYADIKULAM, PUTHUKKUDIYIRUPPU, SANGEDIKULAM and KUPPILANKULAM and recovered four LTTE T-56 weapons, one pistol, one anti aircraft gun, one 81 mm mortar booby trap, sixteen hand grenades, seven-thousand-three hundred and fifty rounds of T-56 ammunition, three hundred and fifty rounds of 12.7 mm ammunition, one 12.7 mm drum, one T-56 magazine, one hundred and sixty rounds of M-16 ammunition, one Rocket Propelled Grenade (RPG) launcher.....