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  • College of Military Medicine Inducts its New President

    05th September 2020 12:52:30 Hours

    College of Military Medicine Inducts its New President

    Sri Lanka College of Military Medicine (SLCOMM) on Friday (4) inducted Brigadier Crishantha Fernando as the new President of the SLCOMM during a ceremony at Shangri La Hotel, graced by a distinguished gathering of medical experts of fame.

  • ‘Laya Leisure’ at Kukuleganga Receives Facelift with New Facilities

    04th September 2020 10:51:48 Hours

    ‘Laya Leisure’ at Kukuleganga Receives Facelift with New Facilities

    The Army-Civil managed ‘Laya Leisure’ in Kukuleganga, one of the most popular hotels of the ‘Laya’ chain of hotels which has created a niche among seeking a relaxed holiday, combined with an array of adventures, sports, experience, nature, surroundings, service and many more other peripheral activities this morning (3) expanded its fort by opening its state-of-the art Facility Restaurant and Bar and laying the cornerstone for its proposed administrative and reception complex.

  • Sacred ‘Deegawapiya’ to be Renovated on HE the President’s Guidance

    29th August 2020 22:47:16 Hours

    Sacred ‘Deegawapiya’ to be Renovated on HE the President’s Guidance

    The auspicious inauguration of the most sacred ‘Deegawapiya’ pagoda renovation commenced this morning (29), graced by several prominent prelates, Ms Anuradha Yahampath, Governor for the Eastern Province, Major General (retd) Kamal Gunaratne, Secretary of Defence, Lieutenant General Shavendra Silva, Chief of Defence Staff, Commander of the Army and....

  • ‘Silver Jubilee’ Celebration Recognizes & Salutes Iconic Past Commands of 53 Division HQ

    24th August 2020 19:42:51 Hours

    ‘Silver Jubilee’ Celebration Recognizes & Salutes Iconic Past Commands of 53 Division HQ

    The Sri Lanka Army’s 53 Division, more famed and popularly known as the 'Reserve Strike Force' (RSF) of combat operations during the height of anti-terrorist campaign before May 2009 celebrated its Silver Jubilee today (24) in Inamaluwa HQ premises in Dambulla on a grand scale, attaching prominence for appreciative recognition of two of its most celebrated....

  • Fallen Brave 'Lions' Brought to Memory with Bereaving NOK at Ambepussa SLSR Regimental HQ

    22nd August 2020 20:40:37 Hours

    Fallen Brave 'Lions' Brought to Memory with Bereaving NOK at Ambepussa SLSR Regimental HQ

    The Army's one of the most battle-hardened regiments, Sri Lanka Sinha Regiment (SLSR) for the 28th consecutive year commemorated its 143 Officers and 3719 Other Rankers who made the supreme sacrifice while defending the country's territorial integrity before May 2009 in a fitting ceremony with hundreds of relatives of fallen War Heroeson in place on Saturday (22) at the SLSR Regimental HQ at Ambepussa.

  • Mammoth Ceremony at Deniyaya Applauds Commander’s COVID-19 Roles & Wanni Achievements

    19th August 2020 12:07:51 Hours

    Mammoth Ceremony at Deniyaya Applauds Commander’s COVID-19 Roles & Wanni Achievements

    A multifaceted religious ceremony with a mammoth gathering of devotees at Deniyaya Sri Pushparama Viharaya on Tuesday (18) applauded COVID-19 roles of Lieutenant General Shavendra Silva, Chief of Defence Staff and Commander of the Army and also his dedicated commitment to the victory over terrorism in the Wanni operations as a War Hero before....

  • New State Minister of Internal Security amid Religious Observances Begins Duties

    17th August 2020 22:59:13 Hours

    New State Minister of Internal Security amid Religious Observances Begins Duties

    Hon Chamal Rajapaksa, State Minister of Internal Security, Home Affairs and Disaster Management assumed his new duties at the new office premises in the Narahenpita (Nila Medura) this afternoon (17).

  • New Prime Minister Hon Mahinda Rajapaksa Takes Oath at Kelaniya Temple Premises

    09th August 2020 15:43:33 Hours

    New Prime Minister Hon Mahinda Rajapaksa Takes Oath at Kelaniya Temple Premises

    Hon Mahinda Rajapaksa was sworn in as the new Prime Minister of Sri Lanka by HE the President Gotabaya Rajapaksa this morning (9) during a state ceremony at the historic Kelaniya Rajamaha Viharaya, one of the most sacred Buddhist places of worship, consecrated by the visit of Lord Buddha centuries ago.

  • Army Chief Switches on Illuminations at Kataragama & Meets Troops Serving the Area

    02nd August 2020 12:23:59 Hours

    Army Chief Switches on Illuminations at Kataragama & Meets Troops Serving the Area

    Switching on street lights and decorated illuminations in the sacred Kataragama Devaala premises, Lieutenant General Shavendra Silva, Chief of Defence Staff, Commander of the Army and Head of the National Operation Centre for Prevention of COVID-19 Outbreak Saturday (1) evening symbolized the auspicious commencement of the day's Perahera (pageant) at the invitation of the Basnayake Nilame, Mr Dilruwan Rajapaksha.

  • Creating World History, Twin Majors General Sign to Enter ‘Guinness Book of World Records’

    30th July 2020 13:16:02 Hours

    Creating World History, Twin Majors General Sign to Enter ‘Guinness Book of World Records’

    An attempt to insert the names of Sri Lanka Army-produced two identical twins, Major General Pooraka Seneviratne and Major General Jayantha Seneviratne in the Guinness Book of World Records took place this morning (30) during a formal ceremony at the Army Headquarters.