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Indian Air Chief Calls on Army Commander

11th December 2017 14:49:52 Hours

Air Chief Marshal Birender Singh Dhanoa PVSM AVSM YSM VM ADC, Chief of the Air Staff of the Indian Air Force, presently in Sri Lanka on a five-day long goodwill visit, called on the Commander of the Army, Lieutenant General Mahesh Senanayake at the Army Headquarters Monday (11) morning.

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News Highlights

New Samurdhi Officers Complete Their Training with Army Instructors

13th December 2017 08:33:44 Hours

The well-recognized ‘Leadership Training’ course of the Army, which was introduced to newly-appointed Samurdhi Officers at the request of Ministry for Social Empowerment, Welfare and Kandyan Heritage ..........

Army Stall at Food Festival Gets First Place

13th December 2017 08:30:05 Hours

The exhibition stall, presented by the Army-managed ‘Laya Beach’ Hotel at Wadduwa in the recent ‘Colombo Seafood Festival 2017’, jointly organized by the Fisheries and Aquatic Resources Development Ministry and the National Aquatic Resources......

US Defence Attaché Calls on Army Commander

11th December 2017 14:07:56 Hours

Defence Attaché of the Embassy of the United States of America in Sri Lanka, Lieutenant Colonel Douglas Hess paid a courtesy call on the Commander of the Army, Lieutenant General Mahesh Senanayake.....

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News Features

Alankulam Women Given Support for Cultivation

12th December 2017 20:03:23 Hours

65 Division troops of the Security Forces Headquarters - Kilinochchi (SFHQ - KLN), intending to support and encourage unemployed women in Alankulam area in Thunukkai, launched a programme to distribute seeds of grains and vegetables for cultivation on Sunday (10).

One More Meditation Programme for Differently-able War Heroes

12th December 2017 19:47:58 Hours

Ven Diyasenpura Wimala Thero, the resident monk at Kanduboda Baunseth Vipassana Bhavana Centre on Thursday (7) at the request of Directorate of Psychological Operations at the Army Headquarters conducted one more full day meditation programme ..........

VIR Ruggerites Emerge Winners in Kandy Rugby 10s Tournament

12th December 2017 19:46:53 Hours

Ruggerites of the Vijayabahu Infantry Regiment (VIR) of the Sri Lanka Army won the Kandy Rugby Academy-organized ‘Rugby 10s Tournaments for both ‘Cup’ and ‘Plate’ Championships after a very close tussle against the Harfa Rugby Academy and Guardians counterparts......

Situation Report


NORTH: Troops in the general areas of PERIYAPACHCHILAIPALLAI and SINHAPURA recovered twenty one 7.62 x 39 mm ammunition rounds and one anti personnel mine on Tuesday (12).

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Sri Lanka Army Rugby Team clinched victory over Police Sports Club Rugby team by scoring 32 to 18 points during the Inter Club Dialog Rugby Tournament - 2017/2018, held at Sri Lanka Air Force Grounds, Ratmalana on Sunday (10). Army players are to meet Air Force SC on 17 December at Race Course International Rugby Grounds (RCIRG) in Colombo 7 for their seventh match.