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  • Indian Soldiers in ' Exercise- Mitra Shakthi' Take Day Off

    01st April 2019 16:43:39 Hours

    Indian Soldiers in ' Exercise- Mitra Shakthi' Take Day Off

    120 Indian Army soldiers and the equal number of Sri Lankan Army personnel, now engaged in the ‘Exercise Mitra Shakthi - VI’ took a day off and visited the sacred Temple of Tooth Relic, Victoria reservoir and the Pidurutalagala, the highest elevation point in Sri Lanka on Sunday (31).

  • New SLAGSC Accommodation Units in Kuttigala Opened

    01st April 2019 16:43:37 Hours

    New SLAGSC Accommodation Units in Kuttigala Opened

    A new accommodation block with modern sanitary facilities for Other Ranks of Sri Lanka Army General Services Corps (SLAGSC) Trade School in Kuttigala plus the completely refurbished Warrant Officers' & Sergeants' Mess at 1 SLAGSC Detachment in Kuttigala was ceremonially...

  • SLCMP Troops Take over Ceremonial Duties at President’s House

    01st April 2019 14:34:44 Hours

    SLCMP Troops Take over Ceremonial Duties at President’s House

    The change-over of the ceremonial guard at the President’s House and the Temple Trees took place this morning (1) during a symbolic ceremony in front of the President’s House at Colombo-Fort. During the formal ceremony, Sri Lanka Corps of Military Police (SLCMP) took over their ceremonial duties...

  • Vavuniya-bound Catholic Pilgrims Provided Army Hospitality

    01st April 2019 10:19:20 Hours

    Vavuniya-bound Catholic Pilgrims Provided Army Hospitality

    Catholic pilgrims on their annual pilgrimage from the Cathedral of Mannar to Komarasakulam in Vavuniya on foot, prior to the Easter week were entertained to refreshments and provided medical aids during arrangements put in place by 61 Division troops as they reached Poovarasankulam junction on...

  • Major General Vijitha Ravipriya, New Kilinochchi Commander Assumes Office

    30th March 2019 16:24:46 Hours

    Major General Vijitha Ravipriya, New Kilinochchi Commander Assumes Office

    Major General Vijitha Ravipriya, the newly-appointed Commander, Security Forces - Kilinochchi assumed office as 13th Commander of the Security Forces - Kilinochchi on Friday (29) amid religious blessings and military formalities.A Guard Turnout...

  • Army-organized 2nd Football Tournament Attracts 35 Kilinochchi Football Teams

    30th March 2019 16:00:55 Hours

    Army-organized 2nd Football Tournament Attracts 35 Kilinochchi Football Teams

    The 7 Sri Lanka Light Infantry-organized Kilinochchi Football Tournament got underway for the second consecutive time at Paravipanjan playground in Kilinochchi with the participation of 35 young football teams in Kilinochchi area on Thursday (28) following arrangements...

  • Major General Ralf Nugera Relinquishes Duties at SFHQ-KLN

    30th March 2019 15:59:19 Hours

    Major General Ralf Nugera Relinquishes Duties at SFHQ-KLN

    A Guard Turn Out and a Guard of Honour saluted Major General Ralph A Nugera, the outgoing Commander, Security Forces - Kilinochchi in accordance with military traditions on Wednesday (27). He relinquished his duties as the Commander Security Forces - Kilinochchi, prior to go on retirement from the Army...

  • Hundreds of Central Troops Commit to Environmental Cleaning at Nallathanni

    30th March 2019 14:36:55 Hours

    Hundreds of Central Troops Commit to Environmental Cleaning at Nallathanni

    A total of 262 Army personnel including 12 Officers of the Security Forces-Central (SF-C) on Friday (29) on a directive given by Major General Ruwan de Silva, Commander, SF-C spearheaded a much-needed 'Shramadana' (self-help) project to rid heaps of...

  • Army Begins Its Own Emission Tests on Vehicles

    29th March 2019 18:12:13 Hours

    Army Begins Its Own Emission Tests on Vehicles

    The Directorate of Army Supply and Transport (S&T), taking a new initiative in the conduct of vehicle emission tests got 56 Army personnel trained for the assignment after they underwent training with representatives of the Department of the Registrar of Motor Vehicles. The new project, launched as a novel....

  • 541 & 542 Brigades Get New Office & Accommodation Complexes

    29th March 2019 17:49:41 Hours

    541 & 542 Brigades Get New Office & Accommodation Complexes

    The newly-constructed office complex of the 541 Brigade Headquarters in Kallady, Mannar and the accommodation area cum the facility centre for all ranks in 542 Brigade were vested with the troops during a brief ceremony by Major General Kumudu Perera, Commander, Security Forces - Wanni (SF-W) on Tuesday (26).