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One more round of the distribution of the 'Virusara' Privilege Card which provides tangible discounts on commercial products, essentials and facilities in state and private sector services got underway at Ganemulla, Commando Regiment premises on Friday (9).

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Army to Army Hockey Tournament Ends Giving Win for the Visitors

10th December 2016 19:59:40 Hours

The final match and the closing ceremony of the Army to Army Hockey Tournament organized by the Army Hockey Committee together with Directorate of Army Sports took place this evening (10) at Astro Turf, International Hockey ground.....

Army Allocates Land Free to Put Up New Shops for Salawa Victims

09th December 2016 17:50:43 Hours

Sri Lanka Army, deeply concerned about the Salawa people’s loss of commercial and business ventures due to the recent blast inside the Sri Lanka Army Volunteer Force (SLAVF) Headquarters.....

Special Parchments & Cash Gift Laud Former Soldier’s Timely Act to Avert Train Disaster

09th December 2016 16:39:18 Hours

The retired Army soldier, Corporal S.W Karunadasa (44) whose presence of mind and the timely action narrowly, saved near two thousand of precious........

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News Features

Chinese NDC Teams Calls at SFHQ-West

09th December 2016 19:44:20 Hours

A students delegation of National Defence University in China, headed by Major General Wu Shuli and five Major Generals and forty senior Colonels visited the Security Force Headquarters - West (SFHQ - West) on Friday (9) as part of their itinerary in Sri Lanka.

Leading Buddhist Monks in Jaffna Meet Jaffna Commander

09th December 2016 19:36:09 Hours

A three-member delegation of Chief Buddhist monks Ven Dr. Akuratiye Nandanayake Thero, Chief Prelate Western Province, Director of Vidyodaya Pirivena, Maligakanda, former Vice Chancellor Buddhist and Pali University of Colombo, Editor in Chief Sinhala Dictionary, Ven Dr. Nagoda Amarawansa Maha Thero.....

Undergraduates in Peradeniya University Educated on Leadership

09th December 2016 19:30:39 Hours

One day out-bound leadership training programme for the undergraduates in Post Graduate Diploma course at the University of Peradeniya was launched by Security Force Headquarters – Central on Friday (6) at Dunumadalawa Forest Reserve, Kandy to their request.

Situation Report

10-12-2016

NORTH: Troops in the general areas of THAIDDY and IRANAPALAI recovered twelve 120 mm smoke bombs, seventeen 120 mm illumination bombs and five 152 mm bombs, six hundred and forty-eight rounds of 8.3 mm pistol ammunition, eight hundred and fifty rounds 9 mm pistol ammunition, one thousand four hundred and ninety-nine rounds T-56 ammunition, three hundred fifty-nine rounds of 7.62 x 54 mm ammunition, seventy-one rounds of 12 bore ammunition, one thousand four hundred rounds of 5.56 x 45 mm ammunition, two hundred and fifty-five rounds of 12.7 x 108 mm ammunition and eighteen 1.5 v batteries on Friday (9).

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The final match and the closing ceremony of the Army to Army Hockey Tournament organized by the Army Hockey Committee together with Directorate of Army Sports took place this evening (10) at Astro Turf, International Hockey ground, Colombo 7, giving the win of the entire series to the visiting Pakistan Hockey team.