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Floating Market declared open

[August 25 2014]

Colombo's new landmark 'The Floating Market" in Pettah, Colombo was ceremoniously declared open this evening (25th August).

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'Ranaviru Doo Daru' Educational Scholarships for children of War Heroes

[August 29 2014]

A group of children of Ranaviru families were awarded with 'Ranaviru Doo Daru' Educational Scholarships at a function held at the Ministry premises today (29Th August). 

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War hero families receive more assistance

[August 29 2014]

Further extending its noble services, Ranaviru Seva Authority (RSA) carried out a welfare programme in Badulla District under the instructions of Ranaviru Seva Authority Chairperson, Mrs. Padma Wettewa at the Badulla Town Hall auditorium recently (25th August). 

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Tamil language training for Tri Forces

[August 29 2014]

The Joint Services Language Training Centre established by former National Security Minister Lalith Athulathmudali in 1986 has provided Tamil language training to over 80 officers and 7,338 personnel of other ranks by 2014. 

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Pakistan Air Chief pays courtesy call to Secretary Defence 

[August 28 2014]

Air Chief Marshal Tahir Rafique Butt, Chief of the Air Staff of the Pakistan Air Force paid a courtesy call to Secretary Defence and Urban Development, Mr. Gotabaya Rajapaksa today (28th August) at the Ministry premises. 

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'RRS - IV' felicitation ceremony held

[August 28 2014]

A felicitation ceremony was held to appreciate the services extended by all the individuals those who contributed immensely to the success of the Ranaviru Real Star- Mission lV last evening (27th Aug) at the Waters Edge hotel in Battaramulla. 

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Admiral Colombage the Presidential Adviser on Maritime and Naval Hub

[August 28 2014]

Chairman of the Ceylon Shipping Corporation and Former Commander of the Navy, Admiral Jayanath Colombage has been appointed as the "Adviser to the President on Maritime and Naval Hub," with effect from 15th August 2014. 

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Army geared up for upcountry 'Searchlight Tattoo'

[August 28 2014]

Sri Lanka Army geared up for the 'Searchlight Tattoo' which will be staged in Gampola, beginning from 29th August. The formal inauguration ceremony will take place on Friday with the participation of the Commander of the Army, Lieutenant General Daya Ratnayake as the Chief Guest. 

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Kachchatheevu Island cannot be retrieved from SL: AG tells SC

[August 28 2014]

The Attorney General of India Mukul Rohatgi on Tuesday told the Indian Supreme Court that retrieval of Kachchatheevu Island from Sri Lanka was impossible. 

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Army Distribute Water Tanks to Drought-Hit Areas in Jaffna

[August 28 2014]

Security Force Jaffna further extended its assistance to people who are affected by long-drawn drought in the Jaffna peninsula providing water tanks on 26th August 2014. 

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Donation to Vazvaham Blind School 

[August 28 2014]

Ven. Dr. Karandatiyana Gunarathana Thero of Singapore along with Malaysian businessman Mr. Song donated Stationary Packs and sweets for 34 inmates in Vazvaham Blind School on 26th August 2014. 

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'Aluthgama rebuilding operations in progress'- Brigadier Wanigasooriya

[August 27 2014]

Making a statement, Director of the Media Centre of Ministry of Defence and Urban Development Brigadier Ruwan Wanigasooriya said that 71 houses and 22 shops have been completely renovated and handed over to their owners which were severely damaged during the communal riots in Aluthgama and Beruwala last month. He made these comments during the weekly press briefing at the Media Centre today (27th August). 

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Pakistan Air Chief to visit Sri Lanka

[August 27 2014]

Speaking at the press briefing Air Force Spokesman Wing Commander PN De Costa said that Air Chief Marshal Thahir Rafique Butt, Commander of the Pakistan Air Force will arrive tonight for a three day visit to Sri Lanka. 

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New farmlands in Mullaitivu

[August 27 2014]

Brigadier Ruwan Wanigasooriya said that three families will be resettle in new location displaced due to the expansion of the air field in Mullaitivu. 

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Progress in Demining 

[August 27 2014]

The demining process is nearly 98% over and work to free the remaining land area from mine risk is progress fast. 

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Mrs. Ioma Rajapaksa visits Mihindu Seth Medura

[August 27 2014]

Mrs. Ioma Rajapaksa, Chairperson of the MOD Seva Vanitha Unit (SVU) made a visit to 'Mihindu Seth Medura' at Aththidiya on Tuesday (26th August). 

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'Ex- Cormorant Strike V - 2014' to Fly High Next Week

[August 27 2014]

The final execution phase of the 'Exercise - Cormorant Strike V - 2014', with more than 2500 tri-service personnel and representatives from foreign countries, will commence on Tuesday (September 2) for the fifth consecutive year, Brigadier Ralph Nugera, Director Training, told the Media Tuesday (26) afternoon during a briefing, held at Sri Lanka Armoured Corps (SLAC) Headquarters, Modera, Muttuwal. 

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More rehabilitated LTTE cadres entrusted to relatives

[August 26 2014]

"I have never heard that any country that has paved the way for the development of capabilities of persons who took arms against their state and ensure they get employment," said Minister Chandrasiri Gajadheera at a function organized to hand over rehabilitated LTTE cadres to their relatives. 

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Troops assist to maintain hospital services 

[August 26 2014]

More than three hundred security forces personnel, responding to urgent requirements of several regional hospitals arising due to trade union activities of health sector Medical Assistants rushed to render assistance to maintain essential medical services. 

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Army provides drinking water to drought hit areas in East

[August 26 2014]

Due to prevailing drought in the areas of Aluthoya, Mahamorakanda, Hathreskotuwa, and Galoya junction of the Eastern Province, a water donating campaign was conducted on Sunday (24th August) by 8th Artillery Regiment, Security Forces East with the sponsorship of The Buddhist Channel and Sambodhi Viharaya of Colombo. 

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IT facility at Harmony Center

[August 26 2014]

A new IT laboratory has been established for the benefit of children of the region at the Harmony Center in Kilinochchi. The new facility containing twenty seven computers was opened during a ceremony patronized by the Security Forces Commander Kilinochchi on Monday (25th August). 

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Sri Lanka Army provides 15000 lunch packets during Hindu festival in Jaffna

[August 25 2014]

The annual festival of the Nallur Kandaswamy temple in Jaffna was held last Sunday (24th August). It is one of the largest annual Hindu religious festivals held in the Peninsula. 

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"Some Members of Tamil Diaspora Pump in Money to Create Chaos in Jaffna for Their Survival Overseas" - Jaffna Commander [August 25 2014]

'Floating Market' opening on 25th August [August 24 2014]

Grand Ceremony to Pass Out Tamil Women Recruits [August 24 2014]

Achchuveli Industrial Park re-opening on August 28 [August 24 2014]

5th Phase of Leadership Training Programme to commence at 22 Army Camps [August 24 2014]

 



 

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