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25th June 2016

Budding Entrepreneurs Support Explosion Victims

Chamber of Young Lankan Entrepreneurs (COYLE), a newly-formed organization of budding businessmen in the country, thoughtful of the impact of the recent Explosion at Salawa - Kosgama, handed over....

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  • Update: Army Troops Begin Reconstruction of 57 More Homes in Kosgama

    Tri service troops actively engaged in the ongoing reconstruction and relief projects in the blast-affected Kosgama - Salawa areas on Friday (24) commenced construction work of a new set of 57 more...

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    24th June 2016 15:03:34 Hours
  • Football Association (FA) Challenge Trophy Winners Meet Army Commander

    The FA Cup tournament was held at the Sugathadasa Outdoor Stadium, Colombo on 11 May. During the tournament, Army team vied with several other football teams such as the Civil Security....

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    24th June 2016 18:31:54 Hours
  • Update: Army Donates Exercise Books & Relief Packs for Affected Students in Salawa

    Sri Lanka Army troops, engaged in reconstruction and relief work in affected Salawa - Kosgama areas commenced distribution of exercise books among affected 250 students at Akaravita Maha Vidyalaya....

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    24th June 2016 04:23:36 Hours
  • Muslims in the Army Sit with Commander for 'Ifthar'

    Signalling the gesture of respect and higher regard for religious rites and rituals in Islam, the Commander of the Army Lieutenant General Crishanthe De Silva Tuesday (21) evening, sat together.....

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    22nd June 2016 19:54:34 Hours
  • TWO COURTS OF INQUIRY TO ASCERTAIN WHEREABOUTS OF MISSING DOCUMENTS

    While categorically denying certain media reports alleging that the Army was not cooperating with the CID detectives, investigating into Lasantha Wickramathunga’s murder, the Army wishes to place.....

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    20th June 2016 20:08:23 Hours
  • Commander Takes Part in ‘Poson’ Religious Observances

    Lieutenant General Crishanthe De Silva, Commander of the Army, together with Mrs Nayana De Silva, President, Army Seva Vanitha Unit during the most sacred Poson Poya season (June 19 - 20).......

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    21st June 2016 18:10:37 Hours
  • ‘Virusara’ Next Phase to Get Off at Hingurakgoda, Polonnaruwa

    The inauguration of the second phase of the ‘Virusara’ Privilege Card project and the completion of its first phase takes place at Hingurakgoda Rajarata Vidyalaya on Monday (27) under the aegis.....

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    21st June 2016 19:36:36 Hours
  • Grand PoP Ceremony at SLMA Commissions 58 More Officer Cadets

    Sri Lanka Army's prestigious seat of learning, Diyatalawa Sri Lanka Military Academy (SLMA) on Saturday (18) gifted the Nation with one more group of professionally-qualified officers who are.....

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    18th June 2016 14:14:31 Hours
  • Update: Army Supplies Gas Cookers to Kosgama Families

    Enhancing the degree of immediate assistance that could be provided to the affected civilians in Kosgama inferno on the part of the Sri Lanka Army, Lieutenant General Crishanthe De Silva, Commander...

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    16th June 2016 20:15:36 Hours
  • Foreign Delegate Meets Army Commander

    Captain Stuart Borland RN, the Defence Attachè of the British High Commission in Sri Lanka paid a courtesy call to Lieutenant General Crishanthe De Silva, Commander of the Army on Thursday (16) ......

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    16th June 2016 15:34:04 Hours
  • Update: Civil Organizations Provide Essentials to Kosgama Victims

    Concerned civilians and volunteer organizations in the country continue to provide assistance to Kosgama blast victims by way of providing dry rations, furniture, household items and other.....

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    16th June 2016 21:12:46 Hours
  • Temple Incumbent Praises Army for Help

    Venerable Wadupola Rewatha Thero, Chief Incumbent at Sri Isipathanarama Viharaya in Berawila, Dolosbage in a letter to the Commander of the Army, Lieutenant General Crisanthe De Silva on June (2) ....

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    16th June 2016 16:55:15 Hours
  • Forthcoming ‘Ranaviru Miyesi Harasara’ Receives a Boost

    Ladies in the Army Seva Vanitha Unit (ASVU) who are organizing the year’s grand musical fund-raiser, ‘Ranaviru Miyesi Harasara’ on 3 July at Nelum Pokuna Theatre, received a boost when the.....

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    16th June 2016 21:19:59 Hours
  • Update: Renovation & Repairs Divided in to Six Sectors

    Army troops, engaged in day and night cleaning, repairs and restoration commitments in Kosgama areas for explosion-affected civilians, in what could be considered a significant phase......

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    15th June 2016 19:09:16 Hours
  • Troops Extinguish Wild Fire

    A wild fire broke out on Wednesday (15) at the forest reserve near the Ravana Cave in the Ella Divisional Secretariat, was controlled by the troops of the 112 Brigade on the instructions of the ....

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    16th June 2016 14:28:51 Hours
  • Army - Stitched School Uniforms Begin to Reach Students

    Distribution of readymade uniforms, books and dry rations by the Army was conducted at Kolonnawa Weheragoda Maha Vidyalaya on a concept of the Commander of the Army,.......

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    15th June 2016 18:59:50 Hours
  • Four More Illicitly-Felled Satinwood Logs Recovered

    To be supportive of the government’s initiative to nab illicit tree fellers operating in forest reserves, members of the Army continue to be full alert to this national crime. 26 Sri Lanka Light.....

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    14th June 2016 13:52:00 Hours
  • UPDATE: Only a Two Dozen Displaced People Remain to Return Repaired Homes in Kosgama

    Kosgama-explosion affected displaced civilians, housed temporarily inside the Boralugoda Temple preaching hall came down as low as 24 members of 8 families by Monday morning (13) .......

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    13th June 2016 19:53:29 Hours
  • UPDATE: Kosgama Students Educated on ‘Exploded & Unexploded Devices' by Army Troops

    Teams of Army Engineers, committed to bring normalcy to affected Kosgama-Salawa areas on the sidelines of their reconstruction work in progress, went to Salawa Sumedha Maha Vidyalaya,......

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    13th June 2016 20:04:50 Hours
  • Update: Army Donates Exercise Books & Stitch School Uniforms for All Affected Students

    Fully-geared up Sri Lanka Army troops, engaged in reconstruction and relief assignments in Salawa - Kosgama areas this morning (13) commenced the distribution of exercise books among affected....

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    13th June 2016 15:16:05 Hours

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  • Rehabilitated Ex-LTTE Members Learn More in Workshop

    One more session of the ongoing Socio Economic Welfare Coordinating Workshops for rehabilitated female ex-LTTE members was held during June 13-15 at the Community Hall, Tellippalai.....

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    24th June 2016 17:55:24 Hours
  • Army Troops Assist another Meritorious Act

    A three-day display of relics was conducted at Tissamaharama Raja Maha Viharaya together with relics of 14 disciples of the Buddha during Poson. Troops in the 122 Brigade serving the.....

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    24th June 2016 17:47:14 Hours
  • US Defence Attaché Visits 12 Div

    Lieutenant Colonel Robert Ross, USA Army Defence Attaché in Sri Lanka and Maldives paid a courtesy call on Major General G.R.H Dias, General Officer Commanding (GOC), 12 Division at the.....

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    24th June 2016 16:04:52 Hours
  • Civilians Also Join Army-organized Workshop on Music

    23 Division troops organized a workshop under the theme of ‘Life, Music, and Songs’ at the 23 Division headquarters premises during 18-19 June.

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    24th June 2016 15:20:50 Hours
  • Psy Ops Conducts another Awareness Programme

    Directorate of Psychological Operations conducted another awareness programme on ‘anti-social acts’ under the instructions of the Commander of the Army.

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    24th June 2016 14:47:22 Hours
  • 233 Brigade Joins ‘Poson’ Commemoration

    Troops in the 233 Brigade organized a series of religious activities at Sri Mahindarama Temple at Mylankarachchi to coincide with the Poson Full Moon Poya Day on 19 June under the guidence...

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    24th June 2016 15:14:36 Hours
  • Army Doctors Learn ‘Advanced Life Support’

    Department of Anaesthesia and Pain management in the Army Hospital, Colombo, in collaboration with the College of Anaesthesiologists and Intensivists of Sri Lanka successfully conducted their.....

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    23rd June 2016 20:51:32 Hours
  • Dy British High Commissioner Meet SF-J Commander

    HE Laura Davies, Deputy High Commissioner for UK and Captain Stuart Borland, Defence Advisor for Sri Lanka paid courtesy calls on Major General Mahesh Senanayake, Commander, Security Forces- Jaffna...

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    23rd June 2016 21:04:30 Hours
  • Chief Incumbent Appreciates Army Troops

    Venerable Ambegoda Pugnarathana thero, Chief Incumbent at Sri Sudharmarama Viharaya in Obadaella, Bandarawela in a letter of appreciation to the Commander, Security Forces - Central (SF-C)....

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    23rd June 2016 20:35:47 Hours
  • SFHQ-MLT Presentations Held & 57th SIOT Commenced

    The 57th Special Infantry Operation Training course commenced on Wednesday (22) at the Security Force Headquarters – Mullaittivu (SFHQ-MLT).

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    23rd June 2016 11:55:32 Hours
  • Boyagane Ready for ‘Vijayabahu Supercross - 2016’

    The annual motor racing event ‘Vijayabahu Supercross - 2016’, organized by the Sri Lanka Army Vijayabahu Infantry Regiment (VIR) for the 14th consecutive year at VIR tracks in Boyagane will take......

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    22nd June 2016 16:20:05 Hours
  • Poson Devotional Songs at SFHQ-East & 613 Brigade Rend the Air

    To coincide with the Poson Poya day, a few Security Force Headquarters organized religious programmes around the country. A Poson Bethi Gee programme.....

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    22nd June 2016 17:27:12 Hours
  • Wanni Troops Commemorate ‘Poson Full Moon Poya Day’ at Sandahiru Seya Premises

    Troops of the 21 Division serving under the Security Force Headquarters – Wanni (SFHQ-W) organized a ‘Poson Bethi Gee Saraniya’ (devotional songs) at Anuradhapura Sandahiru Seya premises......

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    22nd June 2016 15:05:31 Hours
  • ‘Bodhi Pooja Pinkama’ Held on Posson Full Moon Poya Day

    A Bodhi Pooja programme was organized by the troops of the 6 Battalion of Sri Lanka Electrical and Mechanical Engineers (6 SLEME) of the Security Forces Headquarters – Mullaittivu (SFHQ-MLT), on the..

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    22nd June 2016 14:35:34 Hours
  • One More IT Course at SFHQ-East Ends

    The 2nd Information Technology Course in the year ended on June (16) at the Security Force Headquarters- East (SFHQ-East) which was followed by 2 Officers and 40 Other Ranks.

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    22nd June 2016 16:24:36 Hours
  • Distribution of Relief Items, Exposition of Relics & Poson Programmes Dominate in the SFHQ-C Areas

    Troops in 121 Brigade serving the Security Force Headquarters-Central (SFHQ-C) coordinated the distribution of school accessories and dry ration packs during brief ceremonies, held on Friday (17)...

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    21st June 2016 22:28:12 Hours
  • Troops Douse Wildfire: 11 Division Meanwhile Supports Dengue Prevention

    A wildfire broke out on Friday (17) at the Dikarawa forest reserve in Ella Divisional Secretariat area, was controlled by 112 Brigade troops on the instructions of Brigade Commander, 112 Brigade.....

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    21st June 2016 20:23:08 Hours
  • 11 Division Services for ‘Poson’ Commended

    Dedicated contribution made by troops of the 11 Division Headquarters of the Security Force Headquarters - Central (SFHQ-C) for the success of the ‘Poson’ zone - 2016 in Kandy came in for....

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    21st June 2016 20:06:07 Hours
  • Troops Organized ‘Dansel’ Attract Five Digit Numbers

    Troops in the 22 Division organized a free eatery (Dansela) at 2 Gajaba Regiment (GR) ground in Trincomalee town centre to coincide with the Poson Poya Day (19). Unit Commanding officers.......

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    21st June 2016 18:46:48 Hours
  • ‘Cavalry Supercross’ Held with Huge Crowds

    The Cavalry Supercross-2016, the pet project of the Sri Lanka Armourd Corps (SLAC), meant to raise funds for welfare of SLAC members of the family got off the ground at Pangolla racing track with.....

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    21st June 2016 17:21:51 Hours

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