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  • Migratory birds wintering in northern Iran increased by 30% 2021-01-25 18:08

    Migratory birds wintering in northern Iran increased by 30%

    TEHRAN – The population of migratory birds took flight to spend the cold season in the northern province of Mazandaran increased by 30 percent since the beginning of winter (December 21, 2020) compared to the same period last year, head of wildlife affairs at the provincial department of environment (DOE) has said.

  • Mangrove forests at serious risk of disappearing, loss of species 2021-01-25 18:06

    Mangrove forests at serious risk of disappearing, loss of species

    TEHRAN – Although the existing laws prohibit any destruction and pollution of the wetlands and forests, the mangrove ecosystems in southern Iran are in serious danger due to the construction of roads and shrimp farming sites.

  • Iranian Covid-19 vaccine shows no side effects on 21 volunteers 2021-01-25 18:04

    Iranian Covid-19 vaccine shows no side effects on 21 volunteers

    TEHRAN – Iranian-made coronavirus vaccine has been injected into 21 people through the first phase, which has not yet reported any serious side effects so far, Minoo Mohraz, member of the National Headquarters for Coronavirus Control has stated.

  • Martyr Soleimani plan: coronavirus screening for 61m Iranians 2021-01-25 18:01

    Martyr Soleimani plan: 61m Iranians undergone coronavirus screening

    TEHRAN – Some 61 million people across the country have been screened for Covid-19 infection under the national plan named after martyr Qassem Soleimani, ISNA reported on Monday.

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  • French company to implement $290m environmental project in Tabriz 2021-01-24 18:31

    French company to implement $290m environmental project in Tabriz

    TEHRAN – A French company is planning to spend more than $290 million to build a waste incineration plant in the northwestern city of Tabriz, in East Azerbaijan province, IRNA reported on Sunday.

  • Is reproduction a solution to Persian fallow deer conservation? 2021-01-24 18:28

    By Faranak Bakhtiari

    Is reproduction a solution to Persian fallow deer conservation?

    TEHRAN – Efforts are being made to protect endangered species of Persian fallow deer which is reported to remain a population of 400-500 across the country, but is this really save the animals from extinction?

  • 7 Iranian companies selected members of CTCN 2021-01-24 18:26

    7 Iranian companies selected members of CTCN

    TEHRAN – Seven Iranian companies and technology groups have joined the United Nations Climate Technology Centre and Network (CTCN), IRNA reported on Sunday.

  • Iran soon becomes an important Covid-19 vaccine producer: minister 2021-01-24 18:25

    Iran soon becomes an important Covid-19 vaccine producer: minister

    TEHRAN – Iran will be one of the world’s important manufacturers of the Covid-19 vaccine in the near future, Health Minister Saeed Namaki has said.

  • HAMRAHE Aval 2021-01-24 16:56

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    HAMRAHE Aval Launches, Installs 309 New BTS Sites in Khorasan Razavi Province

    · A number of 309 new BTS mobile phone sites were installed and launched in Khorasan Razavi province the past year in 1398, aimed at completing the launch of mobile phone network.

  • Over 877 tons of narcotics seized in 10 months 2021-01-23 17:48

    Over 877 tons of narcotics seized in 10 months

    TEHRAN – Over 877 tons of narcotics were confiscated from smugglers countrywide during the first 10 months of the current [Iranian calendar] year (Mach 21, 2020), which shows a 26 percent increase compared to the same period last year, anti-narcotics police chief Majid Karimi has announced.

  • Dam construction, a main barrier to Jazmourian wetland’s restoration 2021-01-23 17:47

    Dam construction, a main barrier to Jazmourian wetland’s restoration

    TEHRAN – Dam construction has been the most important factor preventing the revitalization of Jazmourian wetland, Vahid Pourmardan, head of Sistan-Baluchestan province’s department of environment, has said.

  • Education for COVID-19 generation 2021-01-23 17:28

    By Faranak Bakhtiari

    Education for COVID-19 generation

    TEHRAN – As the global pandemic lurches toward a second year, numerous challenges and threats are targeting humanity, especially the education of over 1.5 billion students whose learning has been hampered due to school closures.

  • Rainfall drops sharply in 4 months on year 2021-01-22 16:49

    Rainfall drops sharply in 4 months on year

    TEHRAN – Precipitation in Iran amounted to 65.8 millimeters from the beginning of the current water year (September 22, 2020) until January 19, which demonstrates a 44 percent decline compared to the same period last [Iranian calendar] year.

  • Iranian National Observatory (INO) 2021-01-22 16:49

    National observatory construction at final stage

    TEHRAN – Iranian National Observatory (INO), which is being built near the city of Kashan, central Isfahan province, enters the final stage of construction and the functional tests begin, IRNA reported on Friday.

  • Healthcare’s share of national budget surges twofold 2021-01-22 16:49

    Healthcare’s share of national budget surges twofold

    TEHRAN – The national budget bill for the next calendar year (starting on March 20) has proposed 1.5 quadrillion rials (around $35 billion at the official rate of 42,000 rials) for the healthcare system, a more than twofold increase compared to the current year’s budget of 700 trillion rials (nearly $16 billion).

  • National conference on teaching Persian underway 2021-01-20 19:00

    National conference on teaching Persian underway

    TEHRAN – The 3rd National Conference on Teaching Persian Language to Non-Persian Speakers is being held virtually on January 20-21.

  • Two unknown martyrs laid to rest 2021-01-20 17:13

    Two unknown martyrs laid to rest

    The bodies of two unknown martyrs were laid to rest at Fatemieh mosque during a ceremony in Tehran on Saturday night. The soldiers, aged 18-23, had been martyred in the southern battlefronts during Saddam Hussein’s imposed war against Iran in the 1980s. Due to the Coronavirus pandemic, the ceremony was held with the observation of health protocols. Tehran Times / Heidar Rezaei

  • Schools reopen with “optional” attendance amid pandemic 2021-01-20 17:07

    Schools reopen with “optional” attendance amid pandemic

    TEHRAN – Schools with less than 50 students and vocational schools in low-risk cities resumed activity on Wednesday, with optional attendance of students, ISNA reported.

  • Technology transfer from Iran a priority for Syria 2021-01-20 17:06

    Technology transfer from Iran a priority for Syria

    TEHRAN – Ambassador of Syria to Tehran Shafiq Dayoub has said that technology transfer from Iran and its indigenization is a priority for Syria.

  • Italy supports sustainable agriculture development in Iran 2021-01-20 17:04

    Italy supports sustainable agriculture development in Iran

    TEHRAN – Italy has been implementing a project on strengthening rural communities through sustainable agriculture in Iran over the past three years.

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  • HAMRAHE AVAL 2021-01-20 16:01

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    HAMRAHE AVAL Breaks Record in Installing, Launching Mobile BTS Sites

    Despite the toughest foreign sanctions imposed against the country, HAMRAHE AVAL (Mobile Company of Iran, MCI) could set a new record in the history of development of mobile phone network. Accordingly, the company managed to install 1333 new BTS locations of over 4,500 3% and 4G technology in 31 provinces of the country.

  • Iranian police disband drug gang near Pakistan border 2021-01-19 19:01

    Iranian police disband drug gang near Pakistan border

    TEHRAN – Anti-narcotics police destroyed an armed opium trafficking gang and arrested five traffickers in the southeastern province of Sistan-Baluchestan sharing borders with Pakistan, IRNA reported on Tuesday.

  • Iran begins production of new anti-corona medicine 2021-01-19 18:09

    Iran begins production of new anti-corona medicine

    TEHRAN – Iran has launched a production line for a medicine effective in the treatment of coronavirus, IRIB reported on Tuesday.

  • Ghana seeking Iran's medical services, medicine 2021-01-19 18:08

    Ghana seeking Iranian medical services, medicine

    TEHRAN – Ghana’s Minister of Health, Kwaku Agyeman-Manu, has expressed readiness to use Iran’s medical services and pharmaceuticals, IRNA reported on Tuesday.

  • Unlike foreign rivals, Iranian coronavirus vaccine has no side effects 2021-01-19 18:08

    Unlike foreign rivals, Iranian coronavirus vaccine has no side effects

    TEHRAN – The Iranian-made COVID-19 vaccine has not had any side effects so far, while similar foreign vaccines have had adverse effects, Mohammad Mokhber, the head of the Headquarters for Executing the Order of the Imam said.

  • HAMRAHE AVAL 2021-01-19 17:48

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    RUBIKA Traffic Increases 100 Terabytes during Fatemiyah Days

    The traffic of RUBIKA App. increased 100 terabytes during Fatemiyah Days (coincided with the martyrdom anniversary of Hazrat Fatemeh (PBUH).

  • Special education budget rises by 35% 2021-01-18 18:35

    Special education budget rises by 35%

    TEHRAN – The budget of the Special Education Organization has increased by 35 percent in the national budget bill for the next calendar year (starting on March 20), Seyed Javad Hosseini, head of the Organization, has announced.

  • $3m of smuggled goods, currency discovered 2021-01-18 18:33

    $3m of smuggled goods, currency discovered

    TEHRAN – Smuggled goods and currency worth 130 billion rials (nearly $3 million at the official rate of 42,000 rials) have been discovered in the country over the past week, Sohrab Bahrami, the deputy police chief has announced.