04th October 2018 21:07:26 Hours
The most treasured and recognized Hindu ritual of ‘Abishekam’, akin to a special Pooja, held at Shri Ponnambalawaneswaram Kovil, Colombo 13 this afternoon (4) blessed the forward-march of the Sri Lanka Army turning 69 years of age by 10 October 2018.
03rd October 2018 14:35:07 Hours
A representative gathering of Muslim Officers and Other Rankers in the Army who assembled at Colpetty Jumma Mosque this morning (3) joined a special Islamic prayer session to bless the forthcoming 69th Army Anniversary and the Army Day as one more segment of multi-religious anniversary observances.
02nd October 2018 20:53:00 Hours
Divine blessings were invoked on the successful forward-march of the Sri Lanka Army in a solemn ceremony, held this afternoon (2) at All Saints’ Church, Borella in connection with the forthcoming 69th Army Anniversary and the Army Day (Oct 10). This special Christian service, one more segment of the series of multi-religious ceremonies, now underway to bless the Army, was graced by Lieutenant General Mahesh Senanayake, Commander of the Army as the Chief Guest along with Mrs Chandrika Senanayake, President, Army Seva Vanitha Unit.
01st October 2018 14:01:47 Hours
A representative gathering of Officers and Other Rankers, headed by none other than the Commander of the Army, Lieutenant General Mahesh Senanayake, this morning (1) were at Jaya Sri Maha Bodhi, Anuradhapura, the sacred living monument of the Enlightened One, to attend the coulourful and dignified second flag-blessing ceremony.....
28th September 2018 19:16:36 Hours
The customary sequence of commemorative events that coincides with the forthcoming 69th anniversary of the Sri Lanka Army, an army that salvaged the country from a three-decade bloodshed formally kicked off this morning (28) at Sri Dalada Maligawa (Temple of Tooth) in Kandy.
25th September 2018 14:19:26 Hours
Army Chiefs of member nations of the Bay of Bengal Initiative for Multi-Sectoral Technical & Economic Cooperation (BIMSTEC) recently met in Pune, India on the heels of the BIMSTEC Summit in Kathmandu and resolved to work together for betterment of the region. The first conclave of its kind for any such grouping in South Asia, hosted by the Indian Army.....
23rd September 2018 13:40:10 Hours
Lieutenant General Mahesh Senanayake Commander of the Army, on Saturday (22) made an unannounced visit to the 'Cormorant Strike IX - 2018' Operational Headquarters in Minneriya in order to receive a first hand account of the planning process, ahead of the climax of the whole Exercise on Wednesday (26).
22nd September 2018 17:34:56 Hours
The closing ceremony of the ‘Army Para Games-2018’, the annual exhibition of sports talents of some 700 differently able War Heroes of the Army took place at Diyagama Sports Stadium Friday (21) evening with pomp and pageantry.
21st September 2018 17:11:57 Hours
HE the President Maithripala Sirisena on Thursday (20) vested the Army-renovated Gomarankadawala Bakmeewewa tank and the Army erected electrified elephant fence in the villagers during a ceremony at Gomarankadawala.
20th September 2018 21:16:28 Hours
Showing its presence in the capital, troops rehearsing in the Army-initiated mock Field Training Exercise (FTX), ‘Cormorant Strike - 2018’ stormed the Colombo ‘Nelum Pokuna’ theatre premises this afternoon (20) and showcased their daring rescue prowess by freeing a group of civilians taken hostage by enemy forces.