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  • Be patient with Alzheimer's patients 2021-09-20 17:31

    By Faranak Bakhtiari

    Let's be patient with Alzheimer's patients

    TEHRAN – Paying attention to the elderly and treating them with respect and dignity is one of the strategies that can be effective in preventing the occurrence of Alzheimer's disease.

  • Of the 8,425 species of herbs identified in the country, 2,300 are medicinal. 2021-09-18 18:40

    By Afshin Majlesi

    How could ancient remedies lift tourism?

    TEHRAN - Recent decades have seen a growing interest in medicinal plants and the traditional knowledge of their usage to some extent that some believe the drugs of the future might come from the past.

  • Let’s clean up the world: “We are the first one to be hurt” 2021-09-15 17:57

    By Faranak Bakhtiari

    Let’s clean up the world: “We are the first one to be hurt”

    TEHRAN – Waste production is an integral part of urban life, which is turning into a huge problem that will first and most hurt those who produced them. So that, on World Cleanup Day, let’s rid the planet of trash.

  • Iran vs. “unsanctioned” countries: who dealt better with the pandemic? 2021-09-08 18:19

    By Faranak Bakhtiari

    Iran vs. “unsanctioned” countries: who dealt better with the pandemic?

    TEHRAN – Some people claim that If Iran had better interaction with the world, more facilities would have been imported and coronavirus mortality would have been much less. So, we have compared Iran with eight countries that are not under sanctions to find out which one did better in battling the pandemic?

  • هوای پاک 2021-09-07 17:25

    By Faranak Bakhtiari

    Clean air for blue skies

    TEHRAN – September 7 has been named World Clean Air Day, and this year's slogan is "Clean Air for Blue Skies", which emphasizes the health aspects of air pollution, especially considering the COVID-19 pandemic.

  • Ideas for traveling to Iran in coronavirus era 2021-09-06 19:21

    By Afshin Majlesi

    Ideas for traveling to Iran in coronavirus era

    It goes without saying that the novel coronavirus has dramatically affected our lives and economy in nearly every corner of the globe. Its variants have even taken a bigger toll on traveling with an employment drop of millions.

  • From nanotechnology to solar power: solutions to drought 2021-09-05 18:13

    By Faranak Bakhtiari

    From nanotechnology to solar power: solutions to drought

    TEHRAN – While the drought has intensified in Iran and the country is facing water stress, various solutions from the use of solar power plants to the expansion of watershed management and nanotechnology are offered by experts and officials.

  • Paralympic women gold winners 2021-09-03 20:07

    By Masoud Hossein

    Iranian women go beyond the limits

    TOKYO – The Iranian women have been amazing so far at the 2020 Paralympic Games with three gold medal they have won in three disciplines. They have written their names in the Paralympics history book.

  • تعاونی 2021-09-03 15:56

    By Mehdi Garshasbi

    Role of cooperatives in socioeconomic development

    TEHRAN – September 4th has been registered on the Iranian calendar as the Day of Cooperatives. The national cooperatives law was enacted in the country on the same day in 1991. However, cooperatives were, for the first time, mentioned in Iran’s trade act back in 1924 and started activity officially in 1926.

  • فناوری 2021-08-30 18:58

    By Mehdi Garshasbi

    Iran among upper-middle countries in readiness for frontier technologies

    TEHRAN - The United Nations Conference on Trade and Development (UNCTAD) Technology and Innovation Report 2021 has placed Iran among upper-middle countries in terms of readiness for frontier technologies.

  • مدافعان سلامت 2021-08-23 19:22

    By Faranak Bakhtiari

    National Doctors Day: let’s appreciate health advocates

    TEHRAN – Iran marks the birth anniversary of Abu Ali Sina, known in the West as Avicenna, as the National Doctors Day, to appreciate the efforts of medical staff and health advocates.

  • Water transfer not a solution to drought 2021-08-13 18:01

    By Faranak Bakhtiari

    Water transfer not a solution to drought

    TEHRAN – The transfer and desalination of seawater is only a temporary solution to water scarcity and not a permanent solution to drought, Ahad Vazifeh, head of the national center for drought and crisis management said.

  • Caspian Sea level shrinks by 5-10cm on year 2021-08-13 17:58

    Caspian Sea level shrinks by 5-10cm on year

    TEHRAN – The average annual water level of the Caspian Sea has decreased by about 5 to 10 cm compared to a year before, according to the network information of the Ministry of Energy.

  • Protecting the environment with renewable energy 2021-08-08 17:23

    By Faranak Bakhtiari

    Protecting the environment with renewable energy

    TEHRAN – Today, the use of renewable energy such as wind is one of the main options for energy production in the world, Iran should produce a thousand megawatts of wind energy per year, according to the Sixth Five-Year National Development Plan (2016-2021).

  • Borderless collaboration for a borderless disaster 2021-08-07 19:54

    By Faranak Bakhtiari

    Borderless collaboration for a borderless disaster

    TEHRAN – Sand and dust storms (SDSs) are blowing thousands of kilometers in and out of the national borders of 150 countries these days, and their statelessness necessitates negotiations for political intervention between several countries.

  • Iran's population on upward trend till 2040, UN predicts 2021-08-06 18:08

    By Faranak Bakhtiari

    Iran's population on upward trend till 2040, UN predicts

    TEHRAN – Iran's population will be on an upward trend until 2040, then it begins to experience a downward trend based on three scenarios by the UN World Population Prospects report revised in 2017.

  • Rangers at forefront of nature conservation 2021-08-02 17:05

    By Faranak Bakhtiari

    Rangers at forefront of nature conservation

    TEHRAN – Environmental defenders and rangers are at the forefront of protecting wildlife, natural resources, and ecosystems, while sometimes sacrificing their lives to protect nature.

  • COVID-19 highlights benefits of breastfeeding 2021-07-31 17:16

    By Faranak Bakhtiari

    COVID-19 highlights benefits of breastfeeding

    TEHRAN – Breastmilk is the best source of nutrition for babies and protects them against illness, disruption of breastfeeding can lead to a decrease in protective immune factors contained in breastmilk so that the next generations could be more vulnerable to future pandemics.

  • Nanotechnology development in Iranian agricultural sector 2021-07-26 18:36

    By Faranak Bakhtiari

    Nanotechnology development in Iranian agricultural sector

    TEHRAN – Agriculture is one of the fields in which nanotechnology has been able to develop, as over 50 widely used nanoproducts have been launched in the agricultural sector of Iran.

  • Thank you! I don’t need a plastic bag 2021-07-11 16:25

    By Faranak Bakhtiari

    Thank you! I don’t need a plastic bag

    TEHRAN – Plastic pollution is getting the whole world in hot water. In Iran, plastic bags have the highest share in the total 4 million plastic waste generated annually, so that, it is time to say no to plastic bags.

  • Power outages 2021-07-11 11:18

    By M.A. Saki

    Remedies for power cuts

    With the arrival of scorching summer, power outages have become frequent in Iran. Low precipitation, which its effects are seen in every part of the country, has exacerbated the situation.

  • Bamyan 2021-07-10 17:09

    By Samaneh Aboutalebi

    Iran’s memories in Afghanistan: two sisters apart

    TEHRAN – For years, many people including Iranians, have dreamed of visiting Afghanistan and viewing its colorful sights, a beautiful country that has been unrested for many years and engulfed in a war that is getting fiercer every day.

  • Land subsidence sinking Iran 2021-07-06 18:00

    By Faranak Bakhtiari

    Land subsidence sinking Iran

    TEHRAN – Out of 31 Iranian provinces, 29 are vastly subsiding and increasingly vulnerable, so that officials need to make urgent decisions in this regard.

  • 1.8m jobs created by 97,000 active cooperatives 2021-07-05 16:31

    By Faranak Bakhtiari

    1.8m jobs created by 97,000 active cooperatives

    TEHRAN – Some 97,000 cooperatives are active across the country, which have created more than 1.8 million direct jobs, Minister of Cooperatives, Labor, and Social Welfare, Mohammad Shariatmadari, said in a message on the occasion of World Cooperatives Day 2021.

  • Iranian hospitality for refugees impressive despite challenges 2021/06/19

    By Faranak Bakhtiari

    Iranian hospitality for refugees impressive despite challenges

    TEHRAN – Over the past four decades, Iranian people have shown impressive hospitality and generosity to refugees, as the country is the 8th largest hosting nation for displaced people.

  • Alarming decline of Caspian seals worrisome 2021-06-18 17:51

    By Faranak Bakhtiari

    Alarming decline of Caspian seals worrisome

    TEHRAN – Marine pollution has plagued the ecosystem for many years, a factor that will soon lead to the extinction of Caspian seals.

  • In Faux-Cap, Madagascar, the dunes and their strong winds pose a threat to their crops. With the greenest weapons, its inhabitants worked for 120 days to secure 75 hectares of dunes. Once settled, the risk is over. (Photo: UNDP) 2021-06-16 16:53

    By Mehdi Garshasbi

    When the soil asks for help

    June 17 is the World Day to Combat Desertification and Drought with a focus on turning degraded land into healthy land. Restoring degraded land brings economic resilience, creates jobs, raises incomes, and increases food security.

  • sme 2021-06-15 15:47

    By Ebrahim Fallahi

    Comprehensive plan underway for developing industrial parks, SMEs

    TEHRAN – Over the past two decades, the Iranian economy has been constantly faced with external deterrents like sanctions and political pressure, thus the country has been urged to push for a more resilient and independent economy.

  • Let’s keep the world beating by donating blood 2021-06-14 16:20

    By Faranak Bakhtiari

    Let’s keep the world beating by donating blood

    TEHRAN – As developing countries expand treatment facilities and developed ones invent new medical measures, the need for blood and blood products increases daily, so that, with blood donation, we can save millions of lives and keep the hearts of many beatings.

  • Sirik 2021-06-14 13:01

    By Mahnaz Abdi

    Sirik power plant highlighting Iran-Russia energy cooperation

    In August 2016, Iran had signed a memorandum of understanding (MOU) with Russia for implementing a 1,400-megawatt power plant project in Iran’s southern Hormozgan Province.