Lankan Army

  • Sri Lankan army seeks officers' training in Pakistan 29-06-2013 01:16 AM

    Colombo: The Sri Lankan army has sought more training opportunities for its officers in Pakistan, in addition to the ongoing training programmes. The matter was discussed as visiting Pakistan army chief Ashfaq Parvez Kayani met his Sri Lankan counterpart General Jagath Jayasuriya at the army headquarters, said Sri Lankan army'...
  • SL court orders release of 19 Indian fishermen 11-04-2013 12:40 PM

    Colombo: The Talaimannar court has ordered the release of 19 Indian fishermen jailed in Sri Lanka for allegedly crossing into Lankan waters. The decision will be communicated to Indian authorities shortly. On Wednesday, the National Fishworkers' Forum(NFF) had sought the intervention of Prime Minister Manmohan Singh regarding the arrest and...
  • Ex-Lanka army chief held guilty of corruption 17-09-2010 08:28 PM

    Colombo: Already stripped off his military rank and medals, former Sri Lankan Army chief Sarath Fonseka was on Friday held guilty of corruption charges by a second court martial and sentenced to a prison term of three years. Now an opposition lawmaker, Fonseka, who led Sri Lankan Army to a...