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  • SFHQ-East Joins ‘Thaipongal’ Celebrations in Batticaloa

    22nd January 2018 15:26:21 Hours

    SFHQ-East Joins ‘Thaipongal’ Celebrations in Batticaloa

    Security Force Headquarters – East (SFHQ-E) and the 231 Brigade Headquarters jointly organized a ‘Thaipongal’ (festival of harvest) ceremony in a Special religious programme at Mamangam Pillayar Kovil in Batticaloa on Sunday (14).

  • SFHQ-J Coordinates Scholarship & Donation Programme for Northern Students

    21st January 2018 14:04:53 Hours

    SFHQ-J Coordinates Scholarship & Donation Programme for Northern Students

    Fulfilling another community welfare project under the Civil-Military Coordination (CIMIC) programme, the Security Force Headquarters - Jaffna (SFHQ-J), organized a donation of school accessories for needy children in Jaffna, ...........

  • Nepal’s Army Chief Visits SFHQ - Mullaittivu & 22 Division

    20th January 2018 17:46:05 Hours

    Nepal’s Army Chief Visits SFHQ - Mullaittivu & 22 Division

    The Security Force Headquarters – Mullaittivu (SFHQ-MLT) on Saturday (20) extended a red carpet welcome to the visiting Nepal’s Chief of Army Staff (COAS), General Rajendra Chhetri when he paid a formal visit to the SFHQ-MLT as part of his itinerary in Sri Lanka.

  • Army Boxers Carry Away ‘Best Team’ Championship

    20th January 2018 17:46:00 Hours

    Army Boxers Carry Away ‘Best Team’ Championship

    Sri Lanka Army boxers showed their colours in the just-concluded 92nd ‘BASL Men’s & Women’s’ National Boxing Championship – 2017, held at Royal College MAS Arena in Reid Avenue, Colombo 7 during 17-20 January 2018.

  • More ‘Shramadanas’ Organized in Kilinochchi Area

    20th January 2018 17:45:20 Hours

    More ‘Shramadanas’ Organized in Kilinochchi Area

    Troops of the 571 Brigade of the 57 Division under the Security Force Headquarters –Kilinochchi (SFHQ-KLN) recently took part in a few social welfare projects at Jayanthinagar, Tiruvaiaru (West) and Barathipuram areas in Kilinochchi on the eve of Thaipongal (14 January).

  • 65 Division Conducts ‘Shramadana’ at Kariyalai Nagapaduvan School Premises

    20th January 2018 17:45:19 Hours

    65 Division Conducts ‘Shramadana’ at Kariyalai Nagapaduvan School Premises

    Troops of the 11(V) Gajaba Regiment of the 651 Brigade under the Security Force Headquarters – Kilinochchi (SFHQ-KLN) extended their assistance to clean the Kariyalai Nagapaduvan, Tamil Mix School premises at Kariyalai Nagapaduvan in Pooneryn on Wednesday (17).

  • Kanduboda Meditation Practitioners Hold ‘Bavana’ Session for Ranaviru Sevana Inmates

    20th January 2018 17:45:19 Hours

    Kanduboda Meditation Practitioners Hold ‘Bavana’ Session for Ranaviru Sevana Inmates

    One more meditation session under the ‘Lakviru Suvatha’ one day meditation programme, organized by Directorate of Psychological Operations at the Army Headquarters to raise spiritual standards as well as mental peace among Officers and Other Ranks of the armed forces, got underway at Ragama Ranaviru Sevana on Thursday (18).

  • Army Swimmers Shine Carrying Overall Championship (Mens)

    20th January 2018 17:45:07 Hours

    Army Swimmers Shine Carrying Overall Championship (Mens)

    The 8th annual national 5km open water swimming championship-2018 organized by the Sri Lanka Aquatic Sport Union got underway in the seas near Galle Face on Saturday (20).Representing the Army sports club 21 male and 4 female Army swimmers participated in the tournament.

  • Nepal’s COAS Meets Secretary Defence & CDS

    19th January 2018 16:54:10 Hours

    Nepal’s COAS Meets Secretary Defence & CDS

    The visiting Nepal’s Chief of Army Staff (COAS), General Rajendra Chhetri on Friday (19) had separate courtesy audiences with Secretary to the Ministry of Defence, Mr Kapila Waidyaratne PC and Chief of Defence Staff, Admiral Ravindra C. Wijegunaratne in their specific offices.

  • CBRN Troops Respond Swiftly & Stem Gas Emissions

    19th January 2018 16:45:24 Hours

    CBRN Troops Respond Swiftly & Stem Gas Emissions

    14 Chemical, Biological, Radiology and Nuclear (CBRN) Regiment of the Sri Lanka Engineers (SLE) recently rushed to Wewelduwa area in Kelaniya and stemmed the emission of a toxic gas from the soil in a residential compound after the National Authority.....