• Iran to put 1st IPC on tender by mid October

    Iran to put 1st IPC on tender by mid October

    By Ebrahim Fallahi

    TEHRAN - The first tender for Iran’s new oil and gas contract model, known as IPC, will be held by the mid October, Ali Kardor, the managing director of National Iranian Oil Company (NIOC), announced in a press conference on Tuesday.

  • Iran a role model for curbing non-communicable diseases

    Iran a role model for curbing non-communicable diseases

    By Maryam Qarehgozlou

    TEHRAN — Non-communicable diseases (NCDs) account for 38 million deaths per annum worldwide, the World Health Organization (WHO) said in its January 2015 report. This has become worrying for many countries and urged international health agencies and bodies to take immediate measures to tackle this growing problem.

  • Russia’s Ryabkov due in Tehran, new nuclear plants likely on agenda 

    Russia’s Ryabkov due in Tehran, new nuclear plants likely on agenda 

    TEHRAN – Russian Deputy Foreign Minister Sergey Ryabkov will be visiting Tehran on Wednesday, the Russian ambassador to Tehran said, days after Atomic Energy Organization of Iran spokesman Behrooz Kamalvandi said President Rouhani had approved the funding of two nuclear power plants planned to be built by Russia. 

  • Iranian cartoonist wins grand prix at Brazilian exhibition

    Iranian cartoonist wins grand prix at Brazilian exhibition

    TEHRAN — Iranian cartoonist Alireza Pakdel won the grand prix trophy Zelio Gold at the 43rd International Exhibition of Piracicaba Humor in Brazil, the organizers announced Saturday.

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  • Iran a role model for curbing non-communicable diseases

    TEHRAN — Non-communicable diseases (NCDs) account for 38 million deaths per annum worldwide, the World Health Organization (WHO) said in its January 2015 report. This has become worrying for many countries and urged international health agencies and bodies to take immediate measures to tackle this growing problem.

  • Tabriz hosting 1st ACD ministerial meeting on tourism

    TEHRAN – The first edition of the Asia Cooperation Dialogue (ACD) ministerial meeting on tourism opened on Monday in the northwestern Iranian city of Tabriz, in a bid to expand cooperation among the member states.

  • Iran, France to boost environmental co-op

    TEHRAN — Iran and France are seeking active environmental cooperation, the chief of the Iranian Department of Environment (DoE), Masoumeh Ebtekar, said.