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Ex-Army Chief denies accusations over missing persons

Ex-Army Chief denies accusations over missing persons

The former Commander of the Sri Lankan, Army General Daya Ratnayake, says that allegations regarding disappearances of LTTE cadres who surrendered to security forces are simply made-up stories whispered by anti-Government groups. MORE..

August 13, 2015  02:20 pm|

Daya Ratnayake promoted to rank of General

Daya Ratnayake promoted to rank of General

The outgoing Commander of the Army Lieutenant General Daya Ratnayake who formally retired from the Army on Saturday (21) has been promoted to the rank of four star General effective from today by the President Maithripala Sirisena. MORE..

February 21, 2015  03:02 pm|

Chrishantha De Silva appointed new Army Commander

Chrishantha De Silva appointed new Army Commander

Former Chief of Staff of the Army Major General Chrishantha de Silva has been appointed as the 21st Commander of the Sri Lanka Army (SLA) by President Maithripala Sirisena. MORE..

February 20, 2015  02:13 pm|

Defence Ministry denies new Army Chiefs appointment

Defence Ministry denies new Army Chiefs appointment

The Defence Ministry on Tuesday (17) denied reports that measures are underway to appoint a new Army Commander. MORE...

February 17, 2015  11:32 am|

UPDATE: 15 Major Generals and 3 Brigadiers transferred

UPDATE: 15 Major Generals and 3 Brigadiers transferred

Fifteen Major Generals and three Brigadiers of the Sri Lanka Army (SLA) have been transferred with immediate effect, army spokesman Brigadier Jayanath Jayaweera told Ada Derana. MORE...

February 17, 2015  09:59 am|

Ten high-ranking army officers reinstated

Ten high-ranking army officers reinstated

Ten high-ranking army officers including a Major General, who were sent on compulsory leave following the 2010 Presidential Election, have been reinstated, a spokesman said. MORE..

February 14, 2015  01:07 pm|

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