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  • 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.

  • Highlanders in Kuruwita Throw Red Carpet Welcome to Army Chief Gracing Inaugurations

    25th July 2020 20:39:42 Hours

    Highlanders in Kuruwita Throw Red Carpet Welcome to Army Chief Gracing Inaugurations

    Highlanders of the Army, the Gemunu Watch (GW) Regimental Headquarters at Kuruwita on Saturday (25) laid a red carpet and awarded monumental military honours to Lieutenant General Shavendra Silva, Chief of Defence Staff and Commander of the Army who is also the Chairman of National Sports Selection Committee when he turned up there to inaugurate GW's new fully-equipped Indoor Stadium and foundation-laying ceremony for erection of a state-of-the art Pavilion inside the premises.

  • Showing Gratitude, Top Brass in Security Join Formal Reception for New Chancellor

    24th July 2020 19:56:57 Hours

    Showing Gratitude, Top Brass in Security Join Formal Reception for New Chancellor

    The Rajarata University of Sri Lanka this morning (24) extended a warm reception to one of the most respected monks, Ven Eethalawetunuwewe Gnanathilake Thero, Incumbent at Mirisawetiya who was making his first visit to the premises after he was appointed the Chancellor of the Rajarata University by HE the President Gotabaya Rajapaksa.

  • Quetta's Command & Staff College Marks Centenary Awarding Medals to Past Sri Lankan Graduates

    22nd July 2020 17:48:16 Hours

    Quetta's Command & Staff College Marks Centenary Awarding Medals to Past Sri Lankan Graduates

    The centennial of the founding of Pakistan’s prestigious seat of military learning, Command and Staff College in Quetta was marked this morning (22) at its Sri Lankan counterpart at Sapugaskanda under the aegis of High Commission of Pakistan in Colombo.

  • New Navy Commander Honoured at Army HQ during First Courtesy Call

    21st July 2020 19:08:50 Hours

    New Navy Commander Honoured at Army HQ during First Courtesy Call

    The Army Headquarters at Sri Jayawardenepura this morning (21) extended a red carpet welcome to Vice Admiral Nishantha Ulugetenne, just appointed 24th Commander of the Navy when he made his first courtesy call on the Chief of Defence Staff, Commander of the Army and Head of the National Operation Centre for Prevention of COVID-19 Outbreak (NOCPCO), Lieutenant General Shavendra Silva.