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  • SLN nabs over 107 kilos of Cannabis in Vettalakeni

    Sri Lanka Navy (SLN) nabbed 107 kilos and 840 grams of cannabis along with a suspect during a foot patrol conducted in the beach area of Kadeikadu, Vettalakeni, yesterday (July 22).

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  • Army-built three new houses for needy civilians in Kilinochchi vested in

    Sri Lanka Army troops built three more new houses recently for the needy families and vested them in, with the objective of promoting reconciliation and improving the living standards of the civilians in Kilinochchi.

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  • KNDU bill won’t cause any hindrance to the country’s free education

    The 90% of the General Sir John Kotelawala Defence University’s (KDU) lecturers are civilians, and therefore, new Act broached for Kotelawala National Defence University (KNDU) won’t cause any hindrance to the country’s free education, said the Defence Secretary Gen. Kamal Gunaratne (Retd) yesterday (July 22).

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  • South Korean Ambassador meets Defence Secretary

    Ambassador of the Republic of Korea in Sri Lanka, His Excellency Woonjin Jeong paid a courtesy call on the Defence Secretary Gen. Kamal Gunaratne (Retd) making his first visit to the Defence Ministry at the Defence Headquarters Complex, Sri Jayawardenepura, Kotte today (July 22).

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  • Hands to rev up development drive

    In keeping with the President's directives to uplift the facilities of schools during ‘Gama Samaga Pilisandarak’ programme held at Thanamalwila area, the Sri Lanka Army troops completed renovating of two school playgrounds recently.

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  • Army introduces new machine for organic fertilizer production

    Sri Lanka Army (SLA) manufactured “Agri Shredder PP1" machine which could be used to pulverize tree leaves and branches in a bid to produce organic fertilizer was launched recently.

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  • SLN sets a new diving record

    Commander Nishantha Balasooriya, of the Sri Lanka Navy has set a new diving record along with Able Diver WWNP Sandaruwan recently.

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  • Navy brings injured fisherman ashore

    Sri Lanka Navy (SLN) brought an injured fisherman ashore from a multi-day fishing trawler yesterday (July 18).

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  • Army cleans Jaffna town to contain the pandemic

    Sri Lanka Army cleaned and sterilized the Jaffna township to contain further spread of COVID -19 pandemic recently.

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  • SLN installs another RO Plant in Eppawala

    Sri Lanka Navy (SLN) installed a Reverse Osmosis (RO) Plant, at the ancient Sri Sambuddha Weerasingharamaya in Eppawala, on July 17.

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  • Army-build pre-school building opened for Jaffna Navatkuli kids

    A pre-school building at Navatkuli village constructed by the Sri Lanka Army troops of 52 Division and 523 Brigade upon the request made by the parents, was declared open by Commander Security Forces-Jaffna, Maj. Gen. Priyantha Perera recently.

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  • A needy family receives an Army-built new house in Kilinochchi

    Sri Lanka Army troops of the Security Force Headquarters – Kilinochchi built a new house and vested in a needy family of Mrs. Sivasamy Muththu in Periyakulam, Vaddakachchi recently.

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  • SLN foils Rs. 31 million worth Cannabis racket

    Sri Lanka Navy (SLN) nabbed 103 kilos and 750 grams of cannabis worth of Rs. 31 million along with three suspects and a dinghy at seas off Kankesanthurai, Jaffna yesterday (July 15).

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  • Former glory of Deegawapiya Stupa is visible in two and half years

    Defence Secretary Gen. Kamal Gunaratne responding to media over the causing of damages to Mannar religious shrines by pelting stones recently stated that directives were given to the law enforcing agencies to conduct an inquiry with immediate effect to nab all those involved.

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‘STRATEGY INTO PRACTICE’, 28th WEEK OF 2021

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Army medical team attends vaccination drive

Following President’s directives, the Army began a community vaccination drive from July 5 onwards facilitating civilians to receive the vaccine easily.

An Army medical team member is seen here jabbing the vaccine to a civilian at the Army Hospital in Narahenpita.