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The ceremonial opening of the refurbished Home for Tri-service Veterans at Bolagala, Katana and its new extended facility buildings in the same premises took place this morning (20) during a brief ceremony, headed by Lieutenant General Crishanthe De Silva, Commander of the Army.........

News Highlights

News Highlights

SLSR Soldier Acts Fast & Saves Lives of Police Constable & Fish Monger

19th January 2017 18:38:11 Hours

The presence of mind and the timely course of action, taken by Corporal M.D Sunil of 19 Battalion Sri Lanka Sinha Regiment (19 SLSR) serving the 551 Brigade of the Security Force Headquarters - Jaffna (SFHQ-J), spared the lives of both Police Constable....

‘Ranaviru Real Star Mission V’ Super Star & Finalists Get Their Awards

19th January 2017 18:36:09 Hours

The recent ‘Ranaviru Real Star Mission V’ singing hero, Lance Bombardier Sampath Sri Palansuriya of Sri Lanka Artillery (SLA) was overjoyed on Thursday (19) to witness the inaugural foundation-laying ceremony for his ‘dream house’.....

Army Bowsers Given to DMC for Relief Water Supplies

18th January 2017 14:02:58 Hours

Alert to the prevailing dry weather conditions and aggravating drought, Sri Lanka Army, in response to a Presidential directive has instructed emergency contingents across the country to stand by in all 25 Districts to provide immediately.....

News Features

News Features

ICRC Head Calls on SF-J Commander

20th January 2017 14:40:27 Hours

Ms Claire Meytraud, Head of the Delegation, International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) in Sri Lanka, together with Mr Wilson Mondal, ICRC Vavuniya Regional Head, paid a courtesy call on Major General Mahesh Senanayaka, Commander, Security Forces - Jaffna (SF-J) on Thursday (19) at the Security Force Headquarters - Jaffna (SFHQ-J).

Officer Cadets Learn Roles of the Security Force Headquarters-Kilinochchi

20th January 2017 14:11:32 Hours

Officer Cadets of the Intake 83, presently undergoing basic military training at the Sri Lanka Military Academy (SLMA) visited the Security Force Headquarters - Kilinochchi (SFHQ-KLN) on Wednesday (19) as part of their SLMA curriculum.

Commander SF - KLN Visits 66 Division Hqrs

20th January 2017 13:56:16 Hours

The newly-appointed Commander Security Forces - Kilinochchi (SF-KLN) made a formal visit to the 66 Division Headquarters in Pooneryn on Thursday (19).

Situation Report

20 - 01 - 2017

WEST: Troops in the general area of BOOSSA recovered one hand grenade, one 60 mm Para bomb, seventeen 12 bore empty cases, sixty-nine T-56 blank ammunition, thirty-five rounds of T-56 ammunition, ten Rocket Propeller Grenade (RPG) chargers, 400 g of high explosive, two rounds of Multi Purpose Machine Gun (MPMG) ammunition and one hand smoke on Thursday (19).

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Sports News

Army Sports Club beating Saracens in the first inning in the 2016/2017 premier league three-day Cricket match, held at the Moors Cricket Grounds, Colombo during 14-16 January, entered the Super 8 Rounds in the tournament.