Other SL news…
The Times of India: India to provide free artificial limbs to tamils in Sri Lanka
In a bid to help Sri Lankan Tamils maimed by war, India will distribute artificial limbs at a month-long free medical camp in Jaffna in December. As a pilot project, 600 people who lost their limbs in mine blasts and other war-related incidents will be given artificial limbs at a cost of Rs 15 lakh.
Hindustan Times: Indian Navy in Sri Lanka
In a first after the 27-year-old war with the LTTE ended in May, a group of 140 Indian Navy and Coast Guard cadets reached Sri Lanka on Monday as part of a training programme with cadets from the Sri Lankan navy.
The cadets came on two Indian navy war ships, from the Cochin-based first training squadron, and a coast guard ship.