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President launches second phase of 'Virusara'

[June 27 2016]

President Maithripala Sirisena launched the second phase of the 'Virusara' privilege card project at the Rajarata Vidyalaya in Hingurakgoda today (27th Monday, June 2016).   

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Land used by Army in Jaffna handed over to legitimate owners

[June 30 2016]

A total of 701.3 acres of land used by the Sri Lanka Army were handed over to the legitimate owners under the government's long running resettlement project.   

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Security Force Headquarters - Jaffna celebrates 20th anniversary

[June 30 2016]

The Security Force Headquarters - Jaffna (SFHQ-J) commemorated its 20th birth anniversary. Number of commemorative programmes, beginning from 19th June was held in this regard.   

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Navy conducts soccer training for schools in the islands of Jaffna Peninsula

[June 30 2016]

Northern Naval Command of the Sri Lanka Navy conducted the second leg of soccer training programme for the school children who are in the Islands of Jaffna Peninsula, at the SLNS Uththara Kankasanthurai recently (25th Saturday, June 2016).   

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General Amnesty receives positive response

[June 29 2016]

A large number of deserters from the tri forces have used the General Amnesty period to get their legal discharge from the services.   

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State Minister inspects reconstruction work in Kosgama

[June 29 2016]

State Minister of Defence Hon. Ruwan Wijewardene made another visit Kosgama to inspect and look into the issues facing the affected people on Tuesday (28th June 2016).   

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'Virusara' project successfully enters its second phase

[June 28 2016]

The second phase of the 'Virusara' privilege card project which was launched by the President during a ceremony at Hingurakgoda yesterday (27th Monday, June 2016) will see service personnel who had served and retired between 1983 and 2009 and civil workers (chefs/cooks etc..)...   

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Kosgama affected get more relief aid

[June 28 2016]

Security forces facilitated the distribution of relief pack to affected families in the Kosgama incident during a ceremony held on Monday (27th June) at Dathurugoda in Kosgama.   

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566 damaged houses in Salawa - Kosgama returned to owners

[June 27 2016]

Troops involved in reconstruction work in Salawa have completed work on a large number of damaged buildings.   

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Secretary attends land handing over ceremony in Jaffna

[June 27 2016]

Governor of the Northern Province Hon. Reginald Cooray and Secretary to the Ministry of Defence Eng. Karunasena Hettiarachchi handed over 201.3 Acres of land in Tellippalai...   

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Navy renders assistance to Indian fishermen in distress

[June 25 2016]

Naval personnel onboard Inshore Patrol Craft attached to Northern Naval Command rendered assistance to an Indian fishing dhow with 5 fishermen in distress in Sri Lankan waters yesterday (23).   

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Secretary receives donations from COYLE

[June 24 2016]

Secretary to the Ministry of Defence Eng. Karunasena Hettiarachchi received a donation from the Chamber of Young Lankan Entrepreneurs (COYLE) at the ministry premises today (24th Friday, June 2016).   

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State Minister attends opening ceremony of the Indoor Stadium at Vihara Maha Devi Balika Vidyalaya - Kiribathgoda

[June 24 2016]

State Minister of Defence Hon. Ruwan Wijewardene attended as a special guest at the opening of the Indoor Stadium at Vihara Maha Devi Balika Vidyalaya in Kiribathgoda today (24th Friday, June 2016).   

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More assistance to Kosgama children

[June 24 2016]

Sri Lanka Army in another bid to assist the children affected by the Kosgama fire commenced the distribution of exercise books to 250 students.   

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Navy's initiative to assist Northern Students

[June 24 2016]

A new home science building constructed by the Sri Lanka Navy for the students of Nunasai Vidyalayam in Madagal, Jaffna was opened recently (22nd Wednesday, June 2016).   

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Maximum punishment that can be given for child exploiters is to expose them to society - President

[June 23 2016]

President Maithripala Sirisena says the maximum punishment that can be given for child exploiters is to expose them to society.   

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Security Forces complete a major part of reconstruction work in Kosgama

[June 23 2016]

Reconstruction work on houses and buildings damaged in the Kosgama ammunition dump fire is continuing. A large number of houses have been repaired and owners have since returned home.   

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