While congratulating the Lankan army for its role in COVID control, the DG Indian army medical corps stressed the need for international cooperation in pandemic control.
A sea change came about when the Rajapaksa regime recognized that the war against the Sea Tigers cannot be won if command over the sea is not established and the navy is not given its due and made pro-active, innovative and daring, says Adm (Rtd) Dr.Jayanath Colombage
The increasing challenge from expanding China and India’s wish to be the net security provider in the Indian Ocean Region combine to make India develop its islands militarily
India will look to enhancing ties with West Asia and ASEAN as part of its greater neighborhood policy
The ban will be implemented gradually, starting with products such as sniper rifles and light-combat helicopters in December this year and long-range land-attack cruise missiles in December 2025, the Ministry of Defence said in a statement on Sunday (Aug 9)
India’s new Defense Advisor in Sri Lanka Capt.Vikas Sood meets Lankan Defense Secretary and Army and Navy Commanders
Maj.Gen (Rtd) Vijitha Ravipriya, currently Director General of Sri Lanka Customs elected as the association's first President
The Chinese ambassador to India Sun Weidong said that China is not a strategic threat to India and that the "general structure that we can't live without each other remains unchanged".
Ethnicity and religion have been defining factors in recruitment to the military in Ceylon/Sri Lanka from the Dutch and British era to the present day.
Brought to Sri Lanka primarily to fight for its European rulers, the Malays' continuous association with the military shaped their lives in multifarious ways.