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Separate Intelligence Unit for prisons

Cabinet has approved a proposal to establish a separateIntelligence Unit in prisons with a legal framework that would under the Prisons Ordinance.

India and SL on IS crosshairs – Indian intelligence

Communications between Indian state intelligence and Kerala police indicate that the Islamic State (IS) is turning its attention to the Indian Ocean region, reported NDTV today (20), leading to speculation that India and Sri Lanka could be on the Islamist outfit’s crosshairs.

Speaker to seek compromise with President

Speaker Karu Jayasuriya will chair a meeting in Parliament tomorrow morning seeking to break the deadlock between the House and the Executive over the Parliamentary Select Committee probe into the Easter attacks.

Select Committee not a threat to security, ensures people’s right to know – PSC members

Two key members of the Parliamentary Select Committee (PSC) investigating the Easter Sunday bombings today defended the now-controversial decision to open the Committee’s proceedings to the media.