Naked gunman kills four in Nashville Waffle House
Colombo Port City
project back on
to give priority to
practical issues of
US hospital ship arrives for Pacific Partnership- 2018
A hospital ship of the United States Navy arrived in Sri Lanka for the Pacific Partnership - 2018 mission on Wednesday (25th April).
Army troops assist to
cleanup 'Sri Pada'
The 'Sri Pada' (Adam's Peak) is
a historically important place
of pilgrimage in Sri Lanka.
Thousands of devotees make the
arduous trek to the mountain
each year during the pilgrimage
season to reach the summit
'Sagara' to attend 'Exercise
Komodo - 2018' in Indonesia
Navy's ship 'Sagara' left the
country on Tuesday (24th April)
to attend the Multilateral Naval
Exercise 'Komodo' and
'International Fleet Review' (IFR)
2018. The Navy's Offshore Patrol
Vessel 'Sagara' left home shores
from the Eastern Port of
Trincomalee to Indonesia to
represent the SLN at the
UAE Ambassador meets State Minister Wijewardene
The new Ambassador of the United Arab Emirates to Sri
Lanka, HE Mr. Ahmed Ali Almualla met the State Minister of Defence Hon.
Ruwan Wijewardene at his office today (24th April).
'Perekop' leaves the island
The Russian Navy Ship 'Perekop', left Colombo on Sunday (22nd April) after completing a successful goodwill visit to the country.
Coast Guard lifesavers save more than 1000 lives
Coast Guard lifeguards reached another important
milestone in their lifesaving activities when lifesavers attached to the
Hikkaduwa lifesaving station rescued three local youth from being swept
away to sea and thereby passing
the 1000 mark in rescued lives.
Defence Ministry celebrates New Year with 'Soorya Mangalya'
A special 'Soorya Mangalya' (Traditional New Year
festival games and merry making) programme was hosted by the Ministry of
Defence today (22nd Sunday, April).
'SLNS Sindurala' joins Navy
Navy's second new AOPV Commissioned by Prime Minister
The latest Advanced Offshore
Patrol Vessel (AOPV) of the Sri
Lanka Navy received its
commission during a
Commissioning Ceremony held at
the Eastern Container Terminal
of the Colombo Harbour on
Thursday (19th April 2018).
President thanks Lord Naseby for
[April 19 2018]
Lord Baron Naseby, a member of the British House of Lords, met with President Maithripala Sirisena in London, yesterday (18).
Traditional New Year gathering at the Ministry
A traditional 'Aluth Avurudhu' (New Year) gathering was held under the patronage of the Secretary to the Ministry of Defence Mr. Kapila Waidyaratne PC at the Ministry premises today (18th Wednesday, April 2018).
Navy assists distressed foreign sailing ship
Sri Lanka Navy's Advanced Offshore Patrol Vessel SLNS
Sayurala assisted a foreign yacht named "Sandetie" which had distressed
in deep seas 72 nautical miles off Galle Light House last Saturday (14
A Record 683 Acres of Land Released to Jaffna People
line with the government's
policy of releasing civilians'
land, hitherto used by Jaffna
Security Forces, the Sri Lanka
Army without compromising
national security interests
released a record 683 acres of
land in Thelippalei Divisional
Secretariat area to 964 legal
owners during a ceremony...
New Year Message of the
[April 14 2018]
evolution of the human
civilization has taken place
from era to enriching the people
as cultured entities.
Traditional New Year celebration with a difference
Sri Lanka Army
troops in the East began
celebrating the traditional
Sinhala and Tamil New Year with
a difference this year.
Army established new Directorate for Overseas Operations
'The Army has proved its self and it need not carry any 'labels' and nothing is a daunting task as it has done a greater service to the motherland and also to the entire world'.
'Bakmaha Ulela' at the Panagoda Army Cantonment
the Sinhala and Tamil New Year,
a traditional 'Bakmaha Ulela'
(Traditional festival games and
merry making event) was held at
the Panagoda Army Cantonment on
Tuesday (10th April).
Japanese ship arrives to the island
Making a two-day goodwill visit, the Japan Maritime Self Defense Force ship (JMSDF) JS 'Akebono' arrived in the country on Monday (09th April).
President graces Special Forces Passing Out
[April 09 2018]
President and Commander in Chief of the Armed Forces, Maithripala Sirisena was the Chief Guest at the Passing Out ceremony of
the Sri Lanka Army Special Forces held today (09th Monday, April). The
colouful ceremony was conducted at the Special Forces Training School in
Maduru Oya this morning.
Army troops take up another irrigation renovation project
Continuing their national endeavor in contributing to the agricultural development of the country, the Sri Lanka Army commenced work on two more irrigation tanks in the Pollonnaruwa District on 04th (April).