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Indian Air Force Chief meets Sri Lankan Defence Secretary

The Chief of the Air Staff of the Indian Air Force, Air Chief Marshal Rakesh Kumar Singh Bhadauria paid a courtesy call on the Defence Secretary Gen. Kamal Gunaratne (Retd) at his office, today (03 Mar).


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Sensational evening for 'Mihindu Seth Medura' war veterans

A colourful dinner night was hosted to the differently able war veteran inmates at the 'Mihindu Seth Medura', Attidiya under the aegis of Defence Ministry's Seva Vanitha Unit (SVU) Chairperson Chithrani Gunaratne last evening (Feb 20).


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INSS commemorates late Admiral Clancy Fernando

Organizing the 4th ‘Annual Memorial Lecture’, the Institute of National Security Studies (INSS), commemorated the late Admiral Clancy Fernando under the theme of ‘Sea Power of an Island Nation and Admiral Clancy Fernando’ yesterday (Feb 19).


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Sri Lanka must keep pace with global changes – President reiterates

President Gotabaya Rajapaksa has reiterated that Sri Lanka must keep pace with transformative changes taking place globally.


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Bellanwila Temple’s ‘Bo-Tree Precinct’ expansion inaugurated

Hon. Prime Minister and the Buddhasasana, Religious and Cultural Affairs Minister Mahinda Rajapaksa laid the foundation stone auspiciously for the sacred Bo-Tree Precinct (Bodhigara) development project at the Bellanwila Temple today (Feb 13).


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COVID 19 has challenged the conventional education – Defence Secretary

Mentioning the conventional education that has been challenged by the COVID 19 pandemic, the Defence Secretary Gen. Kamal Gunaratne (Retd) said I am glad that organisations such as Institute of Supply and Materials Management (ISMM) have been able to overcome such challenges by effective utilization of a ‘Virtual’ platform to continue the education without distressing students.


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Independence Day final preparations made

The forthcoming 73rd Independence Day rehearsals were reviewed by the Minister of Irrigation and State Minister of National Security, Home Affairs and Disaster Management, Hon. Chamal Rajapaksa at Independence Square today morning (Feb 2).