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  • They Join New Year Dawn Distributing Spectacles

    18th April 2019 15:53:05 Hours

    They Join New Year Dawn Distributing Spectacles

    Mr Kapila Silva of Ananda College 82 group and members of his family, marking the dawn of the Sinhala and Hindu New Year with a difference went to Jaffna and patronized the free distribution of about 300 spectacles among needy people in Ariyalai and Sandilippai during separate ceremonies.

  • 582 Brigade Troops Join ‘Dengue’ Cleaning Programme

    18th April 2019 14:19:40 Hours

    582 Brigade Troops Join ‘Dengue’ Cleaning Programme

    Responding positively to a request, made by the ‘Suhada Ekamuthuwa’ at Wadduwa seeking assistance for a Dengue control programme, a group of 20 Army personnel of the 582 Brigade under the 58 Division participated in a Shramadana to clean Weragama road in Wadduwa where incidence of Dengue...

  • Driver Remanded Over Accident in Wattappalai

    17th April 2019 16:21:26 Hours

    Driver Remanded Over Accident in Wattappalai

    The driver of the mini lorry that crashed and killed one soldier on duty at Wattappalai Army sentry point on Tuesday (16) evening was remanded until 25 April 2019 by Mullaittivu Magistrate Court after he was arrested by the Mulliyaweli Police and produced in the Court.

  • Major General Ruwan de Silva, New Military Secretary

    17th April 2019 13:49:15 Hours

    Major General Ruwan de Silva, New Military Secretary

    Major General Ruwan de Silva assumed office as the new Military Secretary (MS) at the Army Headquarters on Friday (12) during a simple ceremony. Lighting of the traditional oil lamp and performance of religious observances inaugurated the day’s programme before he symbolically placed his signature...

  • Mini Lorry Crash Kills Soldier On Duty in Wattappalai

    16th April 2019 20:39:59 Hours

    Mini Lorry Crash Kills Soldier On Duty in Wattappalai

    An overspeeding mini lorry (Canter) that was plying in the general junction area of Wattappalai, Mullaittivu crashed against a military sentry point killing one soldier on duty and injuring one more Other Ranker this evening (16) at about 5.30 pm. The vehicle in question according to sources has lost its control due to excessive speed...

  • Troops Release Fingerlings for Breeding

    16th April 2019 18:39:59 Hours

    Troops Release Fingerlings for Breeding

    Intending to uplift livelihood and sources of income among poor families, the Security Force Headquarters - Kilinochchi (SFHQ-KLN) a few days ago took steps to release shoals of fingerlings to the famous Iranamadu reservoir with the objective of breeding them. Following a suggestion of Major General Vijitha Ravipriya...

  • Air Mobile Brigade Walks for Its Anniversary

    16th April 2019 15:39:59 Hours

    Air Mobile Brigade Walks for Its Anniversary

    Sri Lanka Army’s Air Mobile Brigade (AMB) on account of its 25th Anniversary is to stage a 10-day ‘Walk of Warriors’ beginning on 3 May 2019. The walk with about 400 Officers and Other Ranks begins from Nikawewa and ends at Independence Square at Colombo 7 on 12 May 2019.

  • 64 Division-organized Volleyball Tournament Attracts 12 School & 16 Sports Club Teams

    13th April 2019 13:42:45 Hours

    64 Division-organized Volleyball Tournament Attracts 12 School & 16 Sports Club Teams

    64 Division of the Security Force Headquarters - Mullaittivu (SFHQ-MLT)-organized Volleyball tournament finals got underway on Wednesday (10) at the Oddusudan school playground. This tournament was staged to enhance the skills of male and female Volleyball players...

  • New Central Commander Assumes Duties

    13th April 2019 10:41:59 Hours

    New Central Commander Assumes Duties

    Major General Laksiri Waduge of Sri Lanka Sinha Regiment assumed office as the new Commander, Security Forces - Central (SF-C) at his office in the Diyatalawa Army Cantonment on Friday (12) during a simple ceremony. He succeeded Major General Ruwan De Silva, expected to take up another appointment shortly.

  • Malwatte, Asgiriya & Amarapura Chief Prelates Bless Army in Kandy

    13th April 2019 09:42:22 Hours

    Malwatte, Asgiriya & Amarapura Chief Prelates Bless Army in Kandy

    Major General Tissa Nanayakkara, General Officer Commanding of the 11 Division, together a group of Senior officers area called on Mahanayakes ( chief prelates) of Malwatte and Asgiriya chapters and Amarapura Nikaya on the eve of the New Year on Thursday (11) and received their blessings as a customary tradition.