News Updates

News Updates | News Updates

Vavuniya family gifted an SLA-constructed house

Sri Lanka Army (SLA) continuing its community welfare oriented services vested a newly constructed house in a needy family in Vavuniya recently.


News Updates | News Updates

Lifesaving training for Jaffna youth

A group of youth in Jaffna was provided with a lifesaving course by the Sri Lanka Navy (SLN) recently. According to SLN media, a batch of 16 youngsters had attended the programme held at the Navy camp “SLNS Elara” in Karainaga, Jaffna.


News Updates | News Updates

Navy nabs 82 million worth of Cannabis

A special raid conducted by the Sri Lanka Navy (SLN) in the seas off Madagal, Jaffna has recovered a cannabis haul worth 82 million rupees with two suspects along with a dinghy yesterday (Dec 06).


News Updates | News Updates

Army plants saplings and expands fertilizer production

Sri Lanka Army troops planted 250 saplings of Kumbuk, Mee and Coconuts inside the Engineer Services Trade School (ESTS) at Galayaya in Thalawa recently in collaboration with the Coconut Cultivation Board and the Mahaweli Authority.


News Updates | News Updates

SLAF troops donate blood to Trincomalee Hospital

Sri Lanka Air Force (SLAF) organized a blood donation campaign recently to cater for the urgent blood requirements of the Trincomalee General Hospital and the Blood Bank.


News Updates | News Updates

Army troops avert tank bund split of Ariyankulam tank

Sri Lanka Army (SLA) troops arriving at the Ariyankulam tank in Nochchikulama strengthened the eroded tank bund recently.


News Updates | News Updates

Army hands over two new houses to ‘Panama’ and ‘Pottuvil’ beneficiaries

Sri Lanka Army (SLA) has vested newly built two houses to its beneficiaries living in Panama and Pottuvil areas recently.


News Updates | News Updates

Navy sailors donate blood to Northern hospitals

Sri Lanka Navy (SLN) had organized a blood donation campaign in the Jaffna peninsula recently (Dec 01).


News Updates | News Updates

CSD produced Organic Fertilizer handed over to ‘Lak Pohora’

A consignment of Organic Fertilizer produced by the Civil Secuirty Department (CSD) was handed over to the state owned Ceylon Fertilizer Company (Lak Pohora) recently.


News Updates | News Updates

SLAF assists schools through “Guwan Mithudam” project

Several upgraded infrastructure facilities completed by the Sri Lanka Air Force (SLAF) at Sumangala Primary School in Pudalu Oya, Kothmale and Sri Kirushna Vidyala in Sinnathampanei, Vavunia were vested in the students recently.


News Updates | News Updates

Army to build houses for two ex-combatant families

As a part of Sri Lanka Army’s humanitarian assistance for livelihood of the LTTE’s ex-combatants or their families, Security Force Headquarters - Jaffna laid foundation stones for the construction of two more houses for former combatant families at Alvai and Thumpalai in the Jaffna peninsula, reports Army media.


News Updates | News Updates

EU and UNODC provide Portable Backscatter X-ray Machines to Navy

Deputy Head of Mission European Union Thorsten Bargfrede and representatives of United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime (UNODC) handed over four Portable Backscatter X-ray Machines to the Sri Lanka Navy (SLN) yesterday (30 Nov).


News Updates | News Updates

SL wins Fair Play Award at World Military Wrestling Championship

The Sri Lankan Team made up of Wrestlers from the Sri Lanka Army, Navy and Air Force was adjudged as the winners of the “Fair Play Award” at the recently concluded 35th CISM World Military Wrestling Championship held in Tehran, Iran.


News Updates | News Updates

Soldiers avert tank bund breach in Mullaithivu

A group of Army soldiers in the North were rushed to take preventive measures to stop a breach at the Semmamoddai tank in Mullaithivu recently.


News Updates | News Updates

Foreign trainees among Air Force Search and Rescue Course

Several foreign participants were among the trainees of the Search and Rescue Courses conducted by the Sri Lanka Air Force.


News Updates | News Updates

Two Army-built houses vested in Jaffna families

Two new Sri Lanka Army-built houses were vested in two deserving families in Karainagar and Puttur areas in Jaffna recently during separate warming ceremonies.


News Updates | News Updates

SLCG receives a donation of Rigid Hulled Inflatable Boat

Sri Lanka Coast Guard (SLCG) received a donation of Rigid Hulled Inflatable Boat (RHIB) from the Global Maritime Crime Programme (GMCP) of United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime (UNODC) during a brief ceremony organized at the Advanced Training Centre, Coast Guard Headquarters in Mirissa recently (26).


News Updates | News Updates

Army produces 91,000 kilos of organic fertilizer

A consignment of 91,000 kilos of organic manure produced by Sri Lanka Army (SLA) was handed over to the Ceylon Fertilizer Company Ltd during a brief ceremony held at the 22 Division HQ in Trincomalee recently.


News Updates | News Updates

Multinational training event concluded at SLCG

The closing ceremony of the Visit, Board Search and Seizure (VBSS) course for Boarding Teams and VBSS Advanced course was held recently.


News Updates | News Updates

SLCG holds coordinating meetings on Drug trafficking

Delegations of the United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime (UNODC) and Bangladesh recently visited Coast Guard Headquarters (CGHQ) Mirissa with a view of holding a coordination meeting on the issue of drug trafficking at sea in Sri Lanka and Bangladesh.


News Updates | News Updates

Curtains Fall on 57th Army Inter Regiment Athletic Championship 2020-2021

Curtains came down of the ‘57th Army Inter Regiment Athletic Championship 2020-2021’, the most-awaited inspiring event in the Army sports calendar which generates enormous enthusiasm among Army sports lovers this evening (26) at Sugathadasa Stadium, Colombo, rekindling hopes for many more national and international wins in future.


News Updates | News Updates

Air Force joins hands with Police to track traffic flow to Colombo

The Sri Lanka Air Force (SLAF) had launched a joint operation with the Sri Lanka Police to track traffic flow in the Colombo area  on Thursday (Nov 25).


News Updates | News Updates

Airmen donate blood to Anuradhapura Teaching Hospital

Sri Lanka Air Force (SLAF) in Anuradhapura conducted a blood donation campaign recently where nearly 400 SLAF and civil personnel volunteered to donate blood to the Anuradhapura Teaching Hospital.


News Updates | News Updates

SLN sets up safe crossing at Kurinchankerny Bridge

Sri Lanka Navy (SLN) has set up safe transport measures for regional commuters at the Kurinchankerny Bridge yesterday (25).


News Updates | News Updates

Soldiers donate blood to Batticaloa Hospital

Sri Lanka Army personnel in the East volunteered to donate much needed blood to the Batticaloa Teaching Hospital at a blood donation campaign held recently.