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  • All-Night ‘Pirith’ Chanting at Panagoda Blesses Army Anniversary

    08th October 2019 12:00:47 Hours

    All-Night ‘Pirith’ Chanting at Panagoda Blesses Army Anniversary

    The customary all-night ‘Pirith’ chanting, organized by the Army Buddhist Association at Bodhirajaramaya, Panagoda (Army temple) on account of the forthcoming Army Day (10) got underway on Monday (7) evening amid a huge gathering of Army personnel and family members. Lieutenant General Shavendra Silva, Commander of the Army, together with....

  • SLAF Colour Wing Salutes Visiting Army Commander

    07th October 2019 14:58:23 Hours

    SLAF Colour Wing Salutes Visiting Army Commander

    Guardians of the Skies, Sri Lanka Air Force (SLAF) with their SLAF Colour Wing hosted a red carpet welcome this morning (7) to the Commander of the Army, Lieutenant General Shavendra Silva when he made his first courtesy call on the Commander of the SLAF Air Marshal Sumangala Dias at the SLAF Headquarters.

  • ‘Kirivehera’ & Kataragama Devala Precincts Glitter with Fluttering Army Flags

    06th October 2019 07:44:31 Hours

    ‘Kirivehera’ & Kataragama Devala Precincts Glitter with Fluttering Army Flags

    Bringing the series of 70th Army Anniversary multi-religious ceremonies to culmination, the final offerings at Kirivehera and Kataragama Devala precincts got underway Saturday (5) evening where hundreds of flag-carrying representative Army Officers and Other Rankers, adorning Kataragama sacred premises, joined other devotees for conduct of separate ceremonies....

  • More Maroon Berets Trained in Kuda Oya Adorn 'Defenders of the Nation'

    05th October 2019 22:39:20 Hours

    More Maroon Berets Trained in Kuda Oya Adorn 'Defenders of the Nation'

    Two officers and seventy soldiers, belonging to the 47-C & D batches of the reputed Commando Regiment (CR) of the Army during a magnificent military ceremony of the high standards received their insignia on Saturday (5) at Uva-Kuda Oya Commando Regiment Training School (CRTS), amid a distinguished gathering of invitees, including Lieutenant General Shavendra Silva....

  • Inter Regiment Drill & Band Displays Held on Grand Scale

    04th October 2019 11:51:20 Hours

    Inter Regiment Drill & Band Displays Held on Grand Scale

    The Inter Regiment Drill and Band Display plus the Pace Stick that testifies to the high standards of discipline and conduct among members of the Army, took center stage on Thursday (3) evening at Panagoda Sri Lanka Light Infantry parade grounds as one of the most attractive and multi-coloured events in the organization.

  • Colourful Flag Blessing Ceremony at ‘Sri Maha Bodhi’ on 70th Army Anniversary Held

    01st October 2019 13:11:16 Hours

    Colourful Flag Blessing Ceremony at ‘Sri Maha Bodhi’ on 70th Army Anniversary Held

    Reverberating rhythmic beats of traditional and auspicious drums, ‘Hevisi’ and ‘Magul Bera’ on Tuesday (1) morning echoed around the Anuradhapura sacred ‘Jaya Sri Maha Bodhi’ precincts as the stage was set to start the annual Flag Blessing ceremony, precursor to the forthcoming 70th Army Day (October 10).

  • Sri Lanka's Much Sought Service-Provider & Defender Reaches its 70th Anniversary

    28th September 2019 18:27:45 Hours

    Sri Lanka's Much Sought Service-Provider & Defender Reaches its 70th Anniversary

    Sri Lanka's much-sought service provider and the prime watchdog for defence of the motherland, the Sri Lanka Army with an unmatched record of gallantry and selfless sacrifices is to mature into be a septuagenarian in a few days, and the customary sequence of commemorative events to mark its 70th anniversary got to a start this morning (28)...

  • “Our People Vulnerable for Misinformation with Internet Use Growing” - Commander

    24th September 2019 17:39:51 Hours

    “Our People Vulnerable for Misinformation with Internet Use Growing” - Commander

    Sri Lanka Army was honoured by inviting its Commander of the Army, Lieutenant General Shavendra Silva as a Guest of Honour to deliver opening remarks to the 7th Annual Cyber Security Summit - 2019 that began its sessions at Colombo Cinnamon Grand Hotel this morning (24).

  • Final Amphibious Onslaught Against Enemy Hideouts in Mock Operation Conducted in Kuchchaveli

    23rd September 2019 22:30:23 Hours

    Final Amphibious Onslaught Against Enemy Hideouts in Mock Operation Conducted in Kuchchaveli

    The apex of the joint three-week long Exercise 'Cormorant Strike X - 2019’ (FTX) of the Army, comprised largely of Special Forces (SF) and Commando Regiment (CR), troops and backed effectively by sailors, airmen, mechanized infantrymen and foreign troops got off the ground at Kuchchaveli, Trincomalee this afternoon (23) before...

  • Commander in Jaffna Joins Distribution of Pushbikes to Needy Students

    22nd September 2019 10:42:29 Hours

    Commander in Jaffna Joins Distribution of Pushbikes to Needy Students

    The Security Force Headquarters - Jaffna (SFHQ-J) in parallel with the Commander's first visit to the SFHQ-J extended its helping hand once again to needy students in Jaffna by distributing one more stock of new push bicycles and saplings of economic and domestic value among them during a brief ceremony, held at the SFHQ-J on Saturday (21) .