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  • Army Rowers Row their Boats in Indoor Rowing Tournament

     
    Making its entry to a rather new sphere of sports that would boost endurance, mental harmony and physical fitness, ‘Indoor Rowing’ among Army personnel is fast gaining popularity, as witnessed on Thursday (24) for the first time at Kotelawala Defence University (KDU) during the Army Inter-Regiment Indoor Rowing Championship Tournament -2012.
     
     
  • Another Computer Course at SFHQ-MLT Ends


    The sixth phase of the Security Force Headquarters - Mullaitivu (SFHQ-MLT) - organized Computer Course with the motive of further enhancing knowledge on Information Technology (IT) among troops of the SFHQ-MLT, ended successfully on Tuesday (15) at the SFHQ-MLT main auditorium. 19 other rankers followed this 20-day long course, organized by the SFHQ-MLT with the support of ‘Future Step IT Solution Pvt Ltd’.
  • -œThis Success Would not Have Been Possible without Army: Prof. Krause Criticizes NGOs Influencing Western Govts-


    “It is no surprise that political actions of the EU as well as by respective national governments were shaped by opinions and activities coming from the UN and Non Governmental Organizations (NGOs), such as Amnesty International, Human Rights Watch and the International Crisis Group which have taken aim at Sri Lanka and conclusions drawn by said NGOs are totally out of proportions, but many European governments are listening to what is being said in the world of NGOs.....
     
     
  • Newest Project, 'Hela Viru Rasa Udanaya' Goes to Matara with Army Culinary Experts


    The newest Army project, meant to enlighten the public on the quality and nutritional value of  exotic and traditional food varieties from different corners of the island, ‘Hela Viru Rasa Udanaya’ made its second appearance at Matara beach road on Thursday (25) evening when the mega exhibition of food varieties was  formally opened by.........
     
     
  • Batticaloa Students on Picnic to Hambantota and Kataragama

    40 STUDENTS from Kondachchimadam Sri Vinayagar Maha Vidyalaya and Kurumancheri Shiva Shakthi Maha Vidyalaya in Batticaloa went on an educational tour to Hambantota and Kataragama areas in the south following an initiative taken by 234 Brigade Headquarters with the support of the Civil Coordinating Officer Lieutenant Colonel T.M.S Tennakoon for the area. Army troops helped in organizing the tour. In addition, teachers and parents of those students participated in this three-day tour between 4th - 6th December 2009. 

  • North-East Medal Awarded to Signal Corps War Heroes

     
    Sri Lanka Signal Corps (SLSC) Regiment recently awarded the ‘North-East Humanitarian Operation’ Medal to a segment of its War Heroes during a special ceremony that took place at the SLSC Regimental Headquarters, Panagoda. President Mahinda Rajapaksa who is also the Commander-in-Chief of the Armed Forces inaugurated the award of the same ‘North-East Humanitarian Operation Medal’ on 14 December 2010.....
     
  • Troops continue support for Dengue Eradication


    Troops serving 11 Division under Security Forces headquarters, South (SFHQ-S) continue their support for national dengue eradication programmes areas the country. They joined civil officials and other workers in Tissamaharama Pannegamuwa areasduring two days in early August and two more days in......
  • 122 Families under "Uthuru Wasanthaya" Return to Their Original Homes

    A NEW chapter in the government initiated “Uthuru Wasanthaya” (Resurrection of North) programme, designed to re-develop the entire northern province was opened Thursday (30) morning when one hundred and twenty-two displaced families (four hundred and nine civilians), returned to their renovated original houses for resettlement after the entire Mannar was brought to normalcy, cleared of LTTE terrorism. The brainchild behind “Uthuru Wasanthaya” Presidential Advisor, Hon. Basil Rajapaksa (MP) with a ministerial delegation, including Hon. Douglas Devananda......

  • Late Commander's Funeral Held with Full Military Honours

    THE funeral of former Commander of the Army General Nalin Seneviratne VSV ndc took place with full military honours at Borella General Cemetery Saturday (15) evening. The cortege reached the cemetery entrance around 3.30 p.m. and was taken to the crematorium by soldiers of the Engineers Regiment. Message of His Excellency, the President and Part I Order issued by Commander of the Army, according to military traditions were read out at the funeral before the coffin was placed in the crematorium amidst the Army gun salute.