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  • Commander Lauds Army Shooters' Achievements in Czech Republic

    Sri Lankan sports shooting contingent which made Sri Lanka Army proud, having won 11 medals out of seventeen, including four golds, four silvers and nine bronze medals in the 11th IMSSU World Championship in the Czech Republic during July 12 - 26, arrived at the Army Headquarters to receive the Commander’s congratulations.
  • LTTE Weapon Hauls Further Explored

    NORTH & EAST: TROOPS recovered nine pistols, one light pistol, one 40 mm grenade launcher, one T-81 weapon, four T-56 weapons, three shotguns, three .22 rifles, one modified weapon, one repeater shot gun, one Rocket Propelled Grenade (RPG) launcher, seventy RPG rounds and ten chargers from the general areas of WALAYANMADU, RAMANADANPURAM and VISUAMADU during search and clear operations on Saturday (13). Meanwhile, a special Police team from SERUVILA Police on a tip-off, conducted a search operation in THONITHOTTANMADU area, SERUVILA and uncovered .....

  • SLNG Troops Treat Children to a Lunch

    Troops of the 22 Sri Lanka National Guard (SLNG) serving the 112 Brigade of the Security Force Headquarters - Central (SFHQ-C) on account of the International Children’s Day and Elders’ Day provided a sumptuous lunch to the school students at Lakshapana Maha Vidyalaya on Wednesday (1). In addition, the treat was extended to the tutorial staff of the school and parents attending the occasion.
  • Headquarters Battalion Taps Musical Talents of Its Soldiers

    Hundreds of troops, serving the Army Headquarters at Colombo 3 took time off early last week to enjoy a musical evening, organized by the Headquarter Battalion at the Army Headquarters premises. The occasion, aimed at providing the soldiers with mental relaxation, happiness and tranquility in mind was made a reality by the Commanding Officer at the Headquarters Battalion in response to a directive, proposed by the Commander of the Army.
  • Army Coordinates Kelaniya Rotary Club's Gift Parcel Distribution

    Kelaniya Rotary Club, considering hardships of school students in four schools under Thirukkovil Educational Zone of the Security Force Headquarters - East (SFHQ-E) with the coordination of Komari-based 632 Brigade of Task Force 3, gave away gift parcels to selected 806 students during a simple ceremony on Thursday (12)......
  • KP Arrested

    Flash !

    MOST wanted LTTE terrorist for International Police (Interpol) and local security divisions Kumaran Padmanadan alias KP has been taken in to custody by Sri Lankan law enforcement authorities, defence sources revealed . The suspect is known to be responsible for cross-boarder terrorist activities of liberation Tiger of the Tamil Elam (LTTE).....

  • Defence Services Annual Games Opened; Two New Records Made in 800m & 5000m

    In a unique spirit of true sportsmanship, coupled with camaraderie and enthusiastic vigour, Mr Gotabaya Rajapaksa, Secretary Defence and Urban Development whose vision saw this mammoth arrangement a reality a few years ago, declared the 7th Defence Services Games - 2012 opened at Sugathadasa Outdoor Stadium on Saturday (1). Over 1200 athletes of Army, Navy and Air Force who have exceptional talents in athletics gathered at the venue to showcase their prowess in athletics. Badminton, basketball, beach volleyball, cricket, kabaddi, karate, parachuting, sailing, rugby, football, swimming, squash, table tennis, water games......
  • TNA Provincial Councillor Hails Army's Mullaittivu Development Roles

    The Non Governmental Organization (NGO), FRIDSRO, chaired by Rev. Jacob Perera, working in close liaison with the Security Force Headquarters – Mullaittivu (SFHQ-MLT), provided raw materials to the value of Rs 4.3 million for construction of a much-needed new building to the Keppapilavu Primary School which was without......