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Indian Armed Forces delegation at DSCSC, Batalanda

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A four member delegation from India comprising of Armed Forces instructors from Defence Services Staff College, Wellington and Military Institute of Technology, Pune visited Sri Lanka from 07- 12 November 2022.

The delegation conducted a training capsule for Sri Lanka Armed Forces’ officers undergoing course at Defence Services Command and Staff College, Batalanda on latest Military Technology and its utility in present day & future warfare.

The course covered the latest technological trends in modern day war fighting that include Precision munitions, Cyber domain, Space, Information technology, Artificial Intelligence and Robotics. During the visit, the delegation made courtesy calls on the Chief of Defence Staff, Chief of Staff (SL Air Force), Deputy Chief of Staff(SL Army) and Commandant National Defence College.

Experience sharing and training has been a key pillar of India-Sri Lanka defence cooperation which is marked by great camaraderie and interoperability to enhance security preparedness.

Indian and Sri Lankan Armed Forces share critical bilateral training linkages, with Indian Defence Forces’ training institutes offering approximately 1500 training vacancies (Army-900, Navy-350, AirForce-250) annually to Sri Lanka. India’s unwavering commitment to Capacity building of Sri Lankan Armed Forces and engagements of this nature underscore India’s “Neighbourhood First” policy and the importance of nurturing the existing cordial relations between Indian and Sri Lankan Armed Forces, thereby, contributing  towards enhancing regional peace, security and stability.

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No COVID-19 deaths yesterday

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No COVID-19 deaths have been confirmed yesterday (06) by the Director-General of Health Services.

Accordingly, the current COVID-19 death toll remains at 16,806.

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50-yr old bank manager involved with teen, arrested

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Bambalapitiya police say that a 50-year-old private bank manager was arrested for allegedly having a relationship with a 14-year-old schoolgirl from Colombo.

According to reports, the teen had been taken to public parking lots in a jeep with tinted glass and sexually assaulted.

The teen has been admitted to Kalubowila Teaching Hospital.

Reports say that the suspect is a widower with two teenaged daughters of his own.

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Met Dept. warns of gusty winds & rough seas

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The depression over Southeast Bay of Bengal (500km east of Trincomalee) has concentrated into a deep depression and located near latitude 8.7N and longitude 85.7E today morning, the Department of Meteorology said in an advisory issued earlier.

It is very likely to move west-northwestwards, gradually intensifying into a cyclonic storm around this evening.

The system is likely to approach the coast of northern Tamil-Nadu, Puducherry and southern Andhra Pradesh over Southwest Bay of Bengal 08th December morning.

Wind speeds will be 60-70 kmph and can increase up to 80 kmph in sea areas between 02N – 15N and 80E – 95E.

Heavy showers or thundershowers and rough to very rough seas can be expected in aforementioned sea areas.

The naval and fishing communities are advised not to venture into the deep and shallow sea areas off the coast extending from Mannar to Pottuvil via Kankesanturai, Trincomalee and Batticaloa and southwest Bay of Bengal (02N – 15N, 80E – 95E) until further notice.

Meanwhile, those who are out at aforementioned sea regions are advised to return to coasts or to move to safer areas immediately.

The fishing and naval communities are requested to be attentive to future forecasts issued by the Meteorology Department in this regard.

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