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  • Health minister attending PMNCH 2018 Partners’ Forum  Yesterday 17:08

    Health minister attending PMNCH 2018 Partners’ Forum 

    TEHRAN — Iranian Health Minister Hassan Qazizadeh-Hashemi has travelled to India to attend The Partnership for Maternal, Newborn & Child Health (PMNCH) Partners’ Forum which kicked off on Wednesday. 

  • Urmia Museum of Anthropology adds manuscripts gallery Yesterday 17:04

    Urmia Museum of Anthropology adds manuscripts gallery

    TEHRAN – Urmia Museum of Anthropology in West Azarbaijan province has added a new gallery, special for rare handwritten manuscripts.

  • Provincial officials unveil a poster for the 10th Pars tourism exhibition Yesterday 17:03

    Hospitals, clinics highlighting Iran’s medical tourism

    TEHRAN – Over 20 top Iranian hospitals and clinics are taking part in the 10th Pars tourism exhibition, which opened to the public in Shiraz on Wednesday, aiming to get visitors acquainted with Iran’s potentials in medical and health tourism, Fars reported.

  • Bike-sharing scheme gets underway in Tehran Yesterday 16:57

    Bike-sharing scheme gets underway in Tehran

    TEHRAN – Bike-sharing scheme, proposed by an Iranian startup through a system based on Internet of Things (IoT), has started to be implemented in the capital, YJC reported on Wednesday.

  • Mohseni-Bandpey appointed Tehran governor general  Yesterday 12:14

    Mohseni-Bandpey appointed Tehran governor general 

    TEHRAN — The cabinet of ministers elected Anoushirvan Mohseni-Bandpey as the new governor general of Tehran on Wednesday morning, Tasnim news agency reported. 

  • nano technology Yesterday 09:20

    Iranian researches develop biosensor to detect food spoilage

    TEHRAN- Iranian Researchers in University of Mohaqeq Ardeabili have designed a biosensor using nanoparticles for detecting food spoilage, ISNA reported on Monday. 

  • Road crashes Yesterday 09:17

    Road deaths in Iran sharply fall in 3 years: WHO

    TEHRAN- Iran’s road traffic deaths fell from 32.1 per 100,000 population in 2015 to 20.5 in 2018, according to the World Health Organization (WHO) 2018 global status report on road safety published in December. 

  • Amirkabir university, NODET to expand scientific co-op 2018-12-11 22:56

    Amirkabir university, NODET to expand scientific co-op

    TEHRAN – Amirkabir University of Technology and the National Organization for Development of Exceptional Talents (NODET) has signed a memorandum of understanding (MOU) to enhance scientific and research cooperation for the next three years, IRNA reported.

  • sourena sattari 2018-12-11 22:54

    Iran plans to expand market for knowledge-based companies in S. Africa

    TEHRAN – A 46-member trade delegation headed by the vice president for science and technology Sourena Sattari travelled to South Africa on Monday to expand international market for knowledge-based companies, Mehr reported.

  • Iranian made product 2018-12-11 22:46

    Application to introduce Iranian-made products

    TEHRAN – Iran’s Academic Center for Education, Culture and Research plans to launch an application through which all the homegrown products are registered and available for the users.

  • Studies on launching Iran’s first tram started 2018-12-11 22:43

    Studies on launching Iran’s first tram started

    TEHRAN – An appraisal study on the country’s first tram, to be established in the northern city of Rasht, has been started, an official with the municipalities and village administrations has announced.

  • Govt. allots $240m to mitigate water shortage 2018-12-11 22:41

    Govt. allots $240m to mitigate water shortage

    TEHRAN — Iran’s government has allocated some 10.02 trillion rials (nearly $240 million) to reduce water shortage nationwide, Ismail Najjar, head of the National Disaster Management Organization has said. 

  • Yalda night celebration held for child laborers 2018-12-11 22:37

    Yalda night celebration held for child laborers

    TEHRAN – A symbolic ceremony for the working children in District 19 of Tehran was held on Tuesday to celebrate Yalda night, the longest night of the year which takes place on December 21.

  • Care center inaugurated for orphaned, abandoned girls 2018-12-11 21:47

    Care center inaugurated for orphaned, abandoned girls

    TEHRAN – A center offering full-time care and services to orphaned or abandoned girls has been inaugurated in Damghan, north-central Semnan province.

  • International Mountain Day: Mountains are vital for our lives 2018-12-11 21:45

    International Mountain Day: Mountains are vital for our lives

    TEHRAN — Almost one billion people live in mountain areas, and over half the human population depends on mountains for water, food and clean energy. However, according to the United Nations, mountains are under threat from climate change, land degradation, over exploitation and natural disasters, with potentially far-reaching and devastating consequences, both for mountain communities and the rest of the world.

  • azari jahromi 2018-12-11 21:44

    Taking smart decisions important for having smart cities: minister

    TEHRAN – Taking smart decisions is as important as collecting and processing smart data for having smart cities, the information and communication technology minister said, IRNA reported.

  • confirmed bachelorettes 2018-12-10 21:24

    105,000 girls are confirmed bachelorettes

    TEHRAN – A number of 105,000 girls, mostly residing in Tehran and the central cities of Iran, are confirmed bachelorettes, Ardeshir Garavand, designer of the center for social surveillance affiliated to the Interior Ministry said here on Sunday.

  • Iranian handicrafts, souvenirs to go on show in Iraq 2018-12-10 21:23

    Iranian handicrafts, souvenirs to go on show in Iraq

    TEHRAN – A major sales exhibition of Iranian handicrafts and souvenirs will open on December 26 in the Iraqi city of Sulaymaniyah and will run until January 5, 2019.

  • Tehran exhibit displaying Yalda Night decorations 2018-12-10 21:23

    Tehran exhibit displaying Yalda Night decorations

    TEHRAN – Sets of decorative bowls, plates, platters, and salvers, which Iranians traditionally use on the graceful Yalda Night, has been put on show at the headquarters of the Cultural Heritage, Tourism, and Handicrafts Organization in Tehran.

  • Ancient relics unearthed in northwest Iran 2018-12-10 21:10

    Ancient relics unearthed in northwest Iran

    TEHRAN – A number of historical relics have recently been unearthed in the vicinity of Alajouq fortress, a centuries-old monument situated upstream of a dam, northwest Iran.

  • association 2018-12-10 21:09

    MP calls for formation of women's regional development association

    TEHRAN – Member of Majlis (Iranian Parliament), Fatemeh Zolqadr, here on Saturday called for formation of an association for women’s regional development, ISNA reported.

  • media 2018-12-10 21:07

    ‘Social presence of Iranian women, victim of Western censorship’

    TEHRAN – The active presence of Iranian women in foreign media has been victimized by the West’s censorship, Kobra Aqazari, Iranian representative in the First Ever Global Women in Media Conference, held in Karachi, Pakistan said on Monday.

  • Iraq tops Iran’s visiting tourists list 2018-12-10 20:57

    Iraq tops Iran’s visiting tourists list

    TEHRAN – Some 2 million Iraqi nationals visited Iran during the first seven months of the current Iranian calendar year (started March 21), turning the country into Iran’s largest source of tourists, ISNA reported.

  • $400m needed for insurance of villagers, nomads: minister 2018-12-09 21:57

    $400m needed for insurance of villagers, nomads: minister

    TEHRAN – The minister of labor, cooperatives and social welfare has called on the Planning and Budget Organization to allocate a total budget of 17 trillion rials (about $400 million) for insurance coverage of the villagers and nomads in the next Iranian calendar year (starting March 21, 2019), Fars reported on Sunday.

  • Welfare Organization to create 50,000 jobs by March 2020 2018-12-09 21:57

    Welfare Organization to create 50,000 jobs by March 2020

    TEHRAN – Over 50,000 job opportunities will be generated by the Welfare Organization for the individuals under the Organization’s coverage in the next Iranian calendar year (March 2019-March 2020).

  • Iran’s Blood Transfusion Organization joins campaign to help Zainab with rarest blood type 2018-12-09 21:57

    Iran’s Blood Transfusion Organization joins campaign to help Zainab with rarest blood type

    TEHRAN — Iran’s Blood Transfusion Organization (IBTO) has joined the global campaign to help two-year-old Zainab Mughal who needs ongoing transfusion of one of the rarest blood types, ISNA news agency reported on Sunday. 

  • Iranian incubator manufactures amblyopia therapy device 2018-12-09 21:56

    Iranian incubator manufactures amblyopia therapy device

    TEHRAN — An Iranian incubator at Iran University of Medical Sciences has manufactured a device for treatment of amblyopia, also known as lazy eye, IRNA news agency reported on Saturday.

  • نمایشگاه عکس نهاوند 2018-12-09 21:50

    Iran, Azerbaijan, Russia, Turkey to spend $2m on regional startup center

    TEHRAN -- Iran, Azerbaijan, Russia and Turkey are to invest $500,000 each on establishing a regional startup center, Iran’s information and communication technology (ICT) minister has said.

  • روبات کنترل شونده با ذهن 2018-12-09 21:50

    AI, robotics an alternative for oil income: academic

    TEHRAN – Iran’s achievements in Artificial Intelligence (AI) and robotics have the capacities to replace the country’s oil exports in the future, the chairman of the Iranian national RoboCup committee announced, IRNA reported on Friday.

  • Graywater reuse, sustainable solution to water scarcity 2018-12-09 21:45

    Graywater reuse, a sustainable solution to water scarcity

    TEHRAN – While graywater is being reused in many countries as a solution to minimize the deficit between demand and supply of water, it has not been yet operational in Iran due to high costs of wastewater treatment and a lack of proper equipment, an official with the Water and Wastewater Company affiliated to the Ministry of Energy has said.