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SLN seized over 8700 kilos of dried turmeric attempted to be smuggled by northwestern sea

The Sri Lanka Navy’s (SLN) Northwestern Naval Command captured over 8700 kilos of smuggled dried turmeric and nabbed 12 foreign nationals, during a special operation conducted recently, the SLN said.

January 11, 2021

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Operation ‘Watershed’ - turn of tides

Mavil Aru, a river that fed thousands of agricultural lands and supply drinking water to over  15,000 villagers in the Eastern province remained as just another normal river that flowed through Kallar until July 21, 2006.

August 11, 2020

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Humble Commander with a vision

Lt. Gen. Denzil Kobbekaduwa, whose name has been written in golden letters in the annals of Sri Lankan history as a hero immensely loved by all, died following a bomb blast, 28-years ago, today (Aug 08).

August 08, 2020

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A War Hero of our time …

Twenty nine years ago, Corporal Gamini Kularatne of the 6 Sri Lanka Sinha Regiment (SLSR) made supreme sacrifice on behalf of our motherland while preventing an LTTE bulldozer laden with high explosives ramming into the Army’s Elephant Pass garrison.

July 14, 2020

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Kokavil : Remembering Captain Saliya Aladeniya

On May 18, 1990, the 3rd Battalion of the Sinha Regiment was called to take over Mankulam.

July 11, 2020