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  • More Awareness Programmes on Drug Prevention Conducted

    09th December 2016 19:11:27 Hours

    The Army’s Directorate of Psychological Operations organized one more awareness programme on ‘Drugs’ with the support of the Alcohol and Drug Information Centre (ADIC) got underway at its office during December 6-8 its office, Park Road in Colombo 5.

  • 65 Div Opens Its Own IT Centre & Facility Complex

    07th December 2016 15:19:54 Hours

    The state-of-the-art ‘Nena Saviya Information Technology Center’, expected to improve IT knowledge of all Army personnel serving the 65 Division Headquarters in Thunukkai, Mallawi area, was inaugurated on Monday (5) during a simple ceremony.

  • Army Boxers Emerge National Champions & Baseball Players Trounce Civil Sports Clubs

    06th December 2016 17:50:22 Hours

    Sri Lanka Army boxers showed their colours in the just-concluded National Boxing Championship - 2016 and carried away the Championship trophy after a stiff encounter in the final round, held at Royal College MAS Arena in Reid Avenue, Colombo 7.

  • 9 VIR Troops Rush to Repair Barathipuram Culvert

    06th December 2016 15:40:21 Hours

    Troops on standby to assist flood-affected civilians in Kilinochchi area offered their support for renovation of a culvert that was washed away by floods, situated in close proximity to the Advanced Infantry Platoon Training school in Barathipuram, Kilinochchi.

  • Troops Set for Retirement Learn ‘Organic Farming’

    06th December 2016 14:13:41 Hours

    One more group of 29 Army personnel, ready for retirement but are receiving vocational training in ‘Organic Farming’ to qualify for the National Apprentice Vocational Qualification (NAVQ) certificate at the Non Commissioned Officers Training School (NCOTS) in Saliyawewa, Kalaoya were awarded certificates on Friday (2) during a simple ceremony at the NCOTS.

  • Commander SF-E Calls at Buddangala Monastery

    06th December 2016 13:33:57 Hours

    Commander, Security Forces-East (SF-E), Major General Darshana Hettiarachchi called at Buddhangala Aranya Senasanaya (Monastery), Ampara on Wednesday (7) and met Ven Buddhangala Ananda Thero, a resident monk.

  • Medical Staff at Army Hospital Learn More on Cardiac Issues

    06th December 2016 13:31:51 Hours

    Department of Anaesthesiology and Pain Management of the Colombo Army Hospital during another workshop on Friday (2) educated the hospital nurses and paramedics on Cardio-Pulmonary Resuscitation.

  • 12 Division Troops Support Blood Donation Programme

    05th December 2016 16:36:18 Hours

    Sri Lanka Army troops of the 12 Division under the Security Force Headquarters - Central (SFHQ-C), together with the support of the ‘Tzu Chi’ Foundation for Buddhist Relief and civilians launched a blood donation campaign 11th time at Siribopura, Hambantota on Saturday (4).

  • ‘Trail 2016’ Organizers Thank Kilinochchi Troops for Support

    05th December 2016 16:35:03 Hours

    ‘Colours of Courage Trust (Guarantee) Limited’ which spearheaded the ‘Trail - 2016’, the walk from Point Pedro to Dondra with the intention of raising funds for the proposed cancer facility at Galle Karapitiya Teaching Hospital, in a letter, addressed to Major General Amal Karunasekara, Commander.......

  • One More Meditation Session to Promote Mental Stability

    05th December 2016 16:28:08 Hours

    Ven Diyasenpura Wimala Thero, resident monk at Kanduboda Baunseth Siyane International Vipassana Bhavana Centre on Friday (2) at the request of the Army, conducted one more meditation session for another group of 67 military personnel throughout the whole day.