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Twin Major Generals to enter Guinness Book

Two identical twins - Major General Pooraka Seneviratne and Major General Jayantha Seneviratne signed to include their names to keep a record in Guinness Book of World Records, yesterday.

July 31, 2020


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‘Beyond call of duty’; True marvels around us

On June 26, four persons who had demonstrated and acted beyond their call of duty were felicitated and awarded with cash prizes by Defence Secretary Maj. Gen. (Retd) Kamal Gunaratne.

July 10, 2020


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Bombshell revelation of distant terrorists

The former cadre of the now defunct LTTE, who succumbed to his injuries early this week due to burn injuries in an explosion, has revealed that he was financed by LTTE supporters which want to revamp LTTE in the North.

July 09, 2020


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Mission accomplished

Constructing a 238-meter-long and four feet wide strong embankment across a river to retain water for a swathe of thousands of acres to prevent flood within few days, is no easy.

July 08, 2020


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Defence Services College opens after COVID-19 lockdown

The Defence Services College at Malay Street, Colombo, was reopened, today, after a 115-day closure as the government had decided to shut down schools and educational institutions to contain the spread of coronavirus outbreak in the country.

July 06, 2020


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Creating wonders in depths

Underwater is fascinating due to the mystery that it entails and the historical context. The water that lies beneath the surface is often the reminder of a human tragedy - the ending of a journey and a loss of human lives.

June 22, 2020


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Remembering victims of terror ; Kebithigollewa massacre

June 15, 2020 marks the 14th year remembrance of the LTTE attack on Kebithigollewa bus, one of the barbaric massacres perpetrated by the LTTE terrorists targeting civilians.

June 15, 2020


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Delivering hope in the raging sea

The strong winds hissed violently as the Ampan cyclone unleashed its fury in the Indian Ocean. The waves tossed with increasing momentum. The gusty wind coupled with heavy rain caused fear among coastal communities.

June 07, 2020


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Mount Lavinia beach nourishment project successful – DG Coastal Conservation Dept.

The Artificial Soft Beach Nourishment Project is a successful and effective project that was planned to prevent coastal erosion along the coastal zone extending from Mount Lavinia to Kaluthara, Director General Coastal Conservation Department (CCD) Prabath Chandrakeerthi said yesterday (June 1).

June 02, 2020


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Center for Research and Development displays new innovations

Thejana Dewumina, is a grade ten student at the President’s College at Embilipitiya and the inventor of the ‘Dr. Robot’.  

May 28, 2020