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Asian Tribune is published by World Institute For Asian Studies|Powered by WIAS Vol. 12 No. 2702

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Sri Lanka initiates collaboration with CERN

: Sri Lanka and the European Organization for Nuclear Research (CERN) have entered into an agreement to begin cooperation between CERN and the scientific community in Sri Lanka.

Ambassador Ravinatha Aryasinha and the Director General of CERN, Mr. Rolf-Dieter Heurer,  signed an “Expression of Interest’ (EOI) Agreement to begin cooperation between CERN and the scientific community in Sri Lanka. Dr. Rüdiger Voss, Head of International Relations CERN, Mrs. Samantha Jayasuriya, Deputy Permanent Representative and Ms. Dilini Gunasekera, Second Secretary of the Sri Lanka Permanent Mission, were associated in the ceremony.
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Goal of fasting during Holy Ramadan!

Muslims are under intense surveillance and attacks globally while many Muslims deliberately harm fellow Muslims and bring bad name for Islam. It is because they have no faith in God or Islam. They live for themselves, their focus being on material profits, even work against Islam and Muslim community. But those who observe fasting and offer prayers should be on guard from evils of all kinds. There are precautions that could help Muslims to overcome that and attain spiritual heights the Ramadan fasting is meant for.

Ramadan, the holiest month of the Islamic calendar, is observed as it commemorates Prophet Muhammad first receiving revelations. Here are ten reasons that signify the fasting during Ramadan.
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Sri Lanka beat Pakistan and the weather

As we predicted in Asian Tribune of 27 June; ‘Anyhow Sri Lankan team is placed in a formidable position bar the weather’ and it happened true to our words, under Angelo Mathews wise captaincy the Lankans beat Pakistan and the weather at Colombo P. Sara Oval.

Dhammika Prasad was Man of the Match for taking seven wickets in Sri Lanka's seven-wicket win over Pakistan in the second Test in Colombo
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‘Heavy industries relevant in knowledge economy too’-Rishad

Despite economies such as Sri Lanka taking the knowledge economy path to drive growth, heavy industries are still important, as revealed on 27 June-and the manufacturing sub sector is the biggest contributor to Lankan industrial value addition.

Minister of Industry and Commerce Rishad Bathiudeen meets young innovators at INCO 2015 event on 27 June at BMICH, Colombo.
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