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DSCSC Commandant bids farewell

The outgoing Commandant of the Defence Services Command and Staff College (DSCSC) Major General Nishantha Herath paid his farewell call on the Defence Secretary General Kamal Gunaratne at the Defence Ministry, today (17 Jun).


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“FACING THE LOOMING FOOD SECURITY THREAT IN SRI LANKA”

Food security is becoming an apex threat to Sri Lanka’s national security. At present, public is unable to attend to daily food necessities due to lack of products and insufficient income.


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Army promotes badminton among Jaffna youth

Sri Lanka Army (SLA) in view of promoting the game of badminton among the youth in the Jaffna peninsula conducted a badminton training programme recently at the 55 Division’s auditorium.


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Showery condition is expected to enhance - Met Department

Met. Department said that the showery condition is expected to enhance over the most parts of the island due to low level atmospheric disturbance today (June 17).

 


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Bangladesh DSCSC Commandant meets Defence Secretary

Commandant of the Bangladesh Defence Services Command and Staff College Maj. Gen. Ibne Fazal Shayekhuzzaman made a call on the Sri Lankan Defence Secretary General Kamal Gunaratne at the Defence Headquarters Complex in Sri Jayawardenepura, Kotte today (15 June).


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RSA donates a house for the mother of a war hero

Ranaviru Seva Authority (RSA) recently donated a newly constructed house to a mother of a war hero who died while on active duty.


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Sri Lanka College of Military Medicine CSR project assists the differently able

A medical clinic was conducted by the Sri Lanka College of Military Medicine (SLCOMM) recently (13 June) at the Vocational Training Center for the Differently Abled at Seeduwa.


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The passenger bus caught in a bomb blast 16 year ago, today

Sixteen years ago today (June 15, 2006), 64 innocent Sri Lankan civilians were killed while more than 70 civilians were injured in a bomb blast. Two concealed claymore mines targeting a state-run bus killed these innocent civilians that included 15 children.


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Army troops in Mullaitivu donate Dry Rations

Sri Lanka Army troops deployed under Security Force Headquarters-Mullaitivu (SFHQ- MLT) distributed supplementary meals and dry rations among children and a large group of needy families during a programme organized at Pudumathalan Roman Cathalic Mixed School recently.


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SL Army troops in East donate blood

Sri Lanka Army troops in the East volunteered to donate blood at a Blood Donation Campaign organized by the Muhudumaha Vihar?aya in Pottuvil recently.


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Indian Defence Advisor Met SL Defence Secretary

Indian Defence Adviser in Sri Lanka Capt. Vikas Sood met the Defence Secretary General Kamal Gunaratne at the Ministry on June 09, 2022.


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More sea turtle hatchlings released to sea by SL Coast Guard

Another batch of sea turtle hatchlings were set free to their natural habitat by the Sri Lanka Coast Guard recently. According to SL Coast Guard sources, 206 turtle hatchlings that came out of a nest of 237 turtle eggs protected under the Coast Guard Turtle Conservation Project (CGTCP) were thus released to begin a new life out at sea.


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President's Poson Message

The Poson Poya Day is of highest significance to Sri Lankan Buddhists as it marks the historic arrival of Arahath Mahinda Thera to our Motherland with the message of the Buddha, paving the way to create a new meaningful identity as well as a cultural renaissance.

 


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May this Poson bring Peace and Happiness !

May this Poson bring Peace and Happiness ..!


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SL Army shines at the National Age Group Swimming Championship

Sri Lanka Army (SLA) swimmers competing at the 46th National Age Group Swimming Championship - 2022 have secured a haul of medals while one swimmer set a new national record.


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MINUSMA Force Commander visits SL Camp in Mali

UN Contingent Force Commander in Mali (MINUSMA), Lt. Gen. Cornelis Johannes Matthijssen recently visited the Sri Lankan Combat Convoy Company (SLCCC), deployed in Mali.


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Army Boxer Wins Silver in Netherlands

Sri Lanka Army boxer Staff Sergeant M.V.I.R.S Bandara won a Silver medal at the ‘Eindhoven Box Cup - Netherlands 2022’ Boxing Championship, held in the Netherlands from 3 June to 6 June.


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“IMPORTANCE OF POLITICAL STABILITY FOR
NATIONAL SECURITY OF SRI LANKA”

Institute of National Security Studies (INSS) organized a Round Table Discussion under the theme, “Importance of Political Stability for National Security of Sri Lanka” on Friday, 07th First speaker Dr. Prathiba Mahanamahewa initiating the discourse emphasized that the political stability goes hand in hand with economic security and ultimately the security of both ensures the national security. Therefore, he discussed further about the importance of political stability and the factors that affect the same.


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Ranaviru Sewa Authority cleans Old Jetty beach in Trincomalee

The Ranaviru Seva Authority (RSA) in association with Marine Environment Protection Authority (MEPA) conducted a beach cleaning programme in Trincomalee recently.


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SLAF water project facilitates Ahangama water-stressed residents

Sri Lanka Air Force (SLAF) Station Koggala under the patronage of SLAF Seva Vanitha Unit renovated a water project and vested it in the water-stressed  residents of Ahangama Korahedigoda Tsunami village recently.


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Maj. Gen. Jagath Kodithuwakku assumes Army's second highest office

Major General Jagath Kodithuwakku, has been appointed as the new Chief of Staff of the Sri Lanka Army with effect from today (Jun 8)


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New SL Army accommodation facility vested on soldiers

Defence Secretary General Kamal Gunaratne was the Chief Guest at the ceremony organized today (08) in order to vest a newly constructed accommodation complex on soldiers attached to the Defence Headquarters Complex in Sri Jayawardenepura, Kotte.


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SLCG releases another batch of baby turtles

One hundred and thirty four (134) turtle hatchlings that had hatched out of 222 turtle eggs incubated at different locations in the island under the Coast Guard Turtle Conservation Project (CGTCP) were released to the sea recently,  the Sri Lanka Coast Guard said.


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SL Army troops donated blood

A large number of Sri Lanka Army troops donated blood at blood donation campaign held recently. According to SL Army media, 120 Army and Civil members of the Army offered blood to the Central Blood Bank.


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Sri Lanka's Tri Forces participate at the Queen's Platinum Jubilee pageant

At the invitation of the Government of the United Kingdom, a contingent of Sri Lanka’s Tri Forces participated at the Queen Elizabeth II’s Platinum Jubilee pageant held on Sunday, 05 June 2022.