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  • Military Honours Salute Late War Hero, Brig Embowa (Retd)

    20th February 2019 18:40:24 Hours

    Military Honours Salute Late War Hero, Brig Embowa (Retd)

    The funeral of Brigadier Sarath Embowa RWP RSP USP (Retd) of the Sri Lanka Light Infantry (SLLI) Regiment who sacrificed his legs and limbs for the territorial integrity of Sri Lanka during the fight against LTTE terrorism in 1994 was held this afternoon (20) at Malkaduwawa General Cemetery, Kurunegala with full military...

  • 'Manusath Derana' Gives Away More Assistance to Flood-affected Students in Kilinochchi

    20th February 2019 13:12:00 Hours

    'Manusath Derana' Gives Away More Assistance to Flood-affected Students in Kilinochchi

    55 more flood-affected students in Kilinochchi, following coordination made by the 57 Division through the sponsorship of “Manusath Derana TV' received school accessories during a programme at Kilinochchi Thampirasa Vidyalaya on Friday (15). In addition, a compute...

  • ‘Thalsevana’ Gets Children’s Park

    20th February 2019 12:17:51 Hours

    ‘Thalsevana’ Gets Children’s Park

    The popular Thalsevana Holiday Resort in Kankesanthurai, Jaffna expanded its service scope further in the premises and added a Children’s Park during a simple ceremony on Monday (18). Major General Dharshana Hettiarrachchi, Commander, Security Forces - Jaffna as the Chief Guest opened the new park and vested it in the children by symbolically ...

  • Brigadier Sarath Embowa (retd) is No More

    19th February 2019 15:17:51 Hours

    Brigadier Sarath Embowa (retd) is No More

    Brigadier K.G.H.Sarath K Embowa (retd) of the Sri Lanka Light Infantry Regiment passed away at Ragama General Hospital on Monday (18) following a brief illness. His remains are now lying at his residence, No 266/6, Divisional Secretariat road, Kandy road, Mallawapitiya in Kurunegala.

  • Prefects Receive Laurels from West Commander

    19th February 2019 10:17:51 Hours

    Prefects Receive Laurels from West Commander

    Major General Sathyapriya Liyanage, Commander, Security Forces - West (SF-West) and Colonel Commandant Sri Lanka Armoured Corps was invited to be the Chief Guest at the Prefects’ investiture ceremony at Lindsay Girls’ School at Bambalapitiya on Monday (18). Commander, Security Forces – West on arrival...

  • Jaffna Soldiers Brush Up English Skills

    19th February 2019 09:17:51 Hours

    Jaffna Soldiers Brush Up English Skills

    A three-month long course to improve English Language skills among soldiers serving the Jaffna peninsula got underway at the Security Force Headquarters - Jaffna (SFHQ-J) auditorium during 10 Dec - 18 Feb 2019. 36 soldiers from various Regiments and Jaffna-based formations were benefited..

  • KDU Deputy Vice Chancellor Attends Athletic Meet as Chief Guest

    19th February 2019 08:17:51 Hours

    KDU Deputy Vice Chancellor Attends Athletic Meet as Chief Guest

    Major General Indunil Ranasinghe, Deputy Vice Chancellor (Defence and Administration) of General Sir John Kotelawala Defence University (KDU) was the Chief Guest for the Inter-House Athletic Meet at St. Mary’s Convent Matara on Friday (8). He was received by the Principal, Rev Mother...

  • Jaffna Students Given Push Bicycles Free

    18th February 2019 18:20:13 Hours

    Jaffna Students Given Push Bicycles Free

    Canada Branch of the Nadeshwara College Old Boys Association (OBA) in a gesture of goodwill and understanding towards humanitarian projects, being carried out by the Security Forces in Jaffna sponsored the provision of 12 more push bicycles to deserving students at Kankasanthurai Nadeshwara...

  • 14 CBRN Regiment of SLE Stages Demonstration for WHO Course Attendees

    18th February 2019 17:57:43 Hours

    14 CBRN Regiment of SLE Stages Demonstration for WHO Course Attendees

    Officials and trainees of the WHO Sri Lanka, Ministry of Health, Nutrition & Indigenous Medicine, Sri Lanka Atomic Energy Regulatory Council, National Authority for Chemical Weapons Convention, Disaster Management Centre, Sri Lanka Air Force, Sri Lanka Navy...

  • Foreign Journalists Learn Army Reconciliation Efforts in Jaffna

    18th February 2019 17:45:03 Hours

    Foreign Journalists Learn Army Reconciliation Efforts in Jaffna

    Mr Wisam Al Ramah, a journalist in 'Alaan TV' in Dubai, together with three other journalists during a tour in the Jaffna peninsula visited the Security Force Headquarters -Jaffna on Friday (15) with the objective of learning about notions of reconciliation and ongoing other projects.