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Met. Dept. warns of strong winds and lightning amidst thundershowers

The Meteorology Department announced showers or thundershowers will occur at times in Sabaragamuwa, Western and Central provinces and in Galle and Matara districts.


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CSD turns 15 today

The Civil Security Department (CSD) which has enormously contributed to the country’s economy through its agriculture projects is celebrating its 15th anniversary today (13 Sep).


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All avenues for illegal activities crippled – Defence Secretary

The present government since its emergence to power in 2019, has crippled all avenues of social threats posed in the face of organized crimes, drug smuggling, underworld activities and extortion through the combined efforts of top level state-run defence agencies under the guidance of President Gotabaya Rajapaksa as stated in the policy framework, ‘Vistas of Prosperity and Splendour’, said the Defence Secretary Gen. Kamal Gunaratne (Retd) today (Sep 9).


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Though the pandemic is continuing, we must reach country’s
development goals – Defence Secretary

Though the pandemic is continuing, we must always work towards reaching our development goals with stability, which is achieved ensuring national security, without endangering our country at peril, said the Defence Secretary Gen. Kamal Gunaratne (Retd) today (Sept 9).


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Navy led joint operation nabs foreign fishing vessel carrying Rs. 3,100 million worth heroin

Defence Secretary Gen. Kamal Gunaratne (Retd) arriving at the Colombo Harbour conveyed His Excellency the President’s appreciation to the Sri Lanka Navy (SLN), the Sri Lanka Police and the Intelligence Services for arresting a foreign fishing vessel which was carrying 336 kilos of heroin worth of Rs. 3,100 million, at the international waters, south of Sri Lanka, today (Sep 4).


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Exercise - Cormorant Strike XI - 2021’ begins

The Sri Lanka Army (SLA) organized Tri-Service Field Training Exercise, ‘Exercise - Cormorant Strike XI - 2021’ commenced at Minneriya yesterday (Sep 03).


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SLAF distributes more HHOT units to treat COVID-19 patients

Continuing the manufacturing of social healthcare oriented apparatuses, Sri Lanka Air Force (SLAF) handed over two more Heated Humidified Oxygen Therapy Units (HHOT) to Karapitiya Teaching Hospital and National Institute of Infectious Diseases, Angoda yesterday (Aug 31).