Mazandaran

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  • Ancient teenage girl’s skeleton discovered in northern Iran 2019-02-17 09:20

    Ancient teenage girl’s skeleton discovered in northern Iran

    TEHRAN – The skeleton of a teenage girl, dating back to 3000-5000 years ago, has been unearthed by an Iranian archaeological team in Bozrudpey, Babol county, northern province of Mazandaran, CHTN reported on Saturday.

  • Bronze-Age skeleton, objects unearthed 2019-02-02 21:34

    Bronze-Age skeleton, objects unearthed

    TEHRAN - A human skeleton and related objects, dating from the Bronze Age (c. 3300–1200 BC), have recently been unearthed in Bandpey rural area, Mazandaran province, northern Iran.

  • 50 ancient objects restored in Mazandaran 2019-01-26 22:53

    50 ancient objects restored in Mazandaran

    TEHRAN – A select of 50 historical objects have recently been restored by teams of cultural heritage experts and restorers in Iran’s Mazandaran province, CHTN reported.

  • Large dialysis center to be set up in northern Iran   2018-12-31 21:09

    Large dialysis center to be set up in northern Iran  

    TEHRAN — A major dialysis center will be established in the city of Babol, northern province of Mazandaran, the chancellor of Babol University of Medical Sciences has said.

  • Illegal bird hunting violations to be pursued vigorously: Mazandaran Prosecutor 2018-12-04 10:21

    Illegal bird hunting violations to be pursued vigorously: Mazandaran prosecutor

    TEHRAN – While the lack of serious supervision over the past years has led to a huge number of illegal mist nets installed in the country’s valuable wildlife habitats, any act of illegal shooting, trapping or persecuting the birds will be harshly punished in accordance with the law, Mazandaran province’s prosecutor has said.

  • File photo depicts ancient Iranian relics 2018-11-17 22:50

    Police seize historical relics in northern Iran

    TEHRAN - Iranian authorities have recently confiscated 10 historical objects from five unauthorized diggers in Behshahr, northern Mazandaran province, CHTN reported on Saturday. 

  • Will the lonely Siberian crane ‘Omid’ come back to Iran this year?  2018-11-03 10:13

    Will the lonely Siberian crane ‘Omid’ come back to Iran this year? 

    TEHRAN — With the onset of the cold season the environment lovers are looking up at the sky anxiously waiting for the last remaining western Siberian crane called ‘Omid’ to come back to his winter home, in Fereydunkenar, northern province of Mazandaran, once again. 

  • Arasbaran Protected Area 2018-10-26 10:36

    UNESCO experts in Iran weighing Hyrcanian Forest

    TEHRAN – A delegation of international experts has commenced assessing Hyrcanian Forest (also known as Caspian Forest) for its possible inclusion in the UNESCO World Heritage list, CHTN reported.

  • Govt. allots $12m to compensate for flood damages in northern Iran 2018-10-14 09:02

    Govt. allots $12m to compensate for flood damages in northern Iran

    TEHRAN – Iranian government has earmarked a total budget of 500 billion rials (nearly $12 million) compensating for the losses resulting from floods hitting Mazandaran Province, northern part of the country, IRNA reported on Saturday.

  • Pool special for people with disability opened in Iran 2018-10-12 23:00

    Pool special for people with disability opened in Iran

    TEHRAN — A specially-designed pool for people with disability was opened in Sari, a city in northern province of Mazandaran, on Thursday.

  • Wildfire contained in Miankaleh peninsula 2018-08-11 17:38

    Wildfire contained in Miankaleh peninsula

    TEHRAN — Wildfire which erupted on Friday night in Miankaleh peninsula, northern province of Mazandaran, was contained on Saturday morning, the province’s chief of department of environment said.

  • Waste problem in northern Iran 2018-06-14 14:44

    ‘Waste problem in Mazandaran to be resolved in 3 years’

    TEHRAN —Municipalities in the northern province of Mazandaran will deal with the persisting problem of waste management in the region within the next three years, the deputy governor general of the province has said.

  • مسابقات ماراتون قهرمانی کشوری در رشته رفتینگ 2018-05-16 19:03

    Rafting competition held in Chalus River

    National rafting competition was held in Chalus River in the Mazandaran province on Tuesday.

  • Mazandaran generates 3,000 tons of waste per day 2018-05-12 21:11

    Mazandaran generates 3,000 tons of waste per day

    TEHRAN — Some 3,000 tons of waste is generated every day in the northern province of Mazandaran and is buried in unsanitary landfills, head of the provincial department of environment has said.

  • Ex-Tehran prosecutor arrested 2018-04-23 07:29

    Ex-Tehran prosecutor arrested

    TEHRAN – Police have reportedly arrested Tehran’s former prosecutor Saeed Mortazavi, who was earlier convicted to two years imprisonment for the post-2009 election deaths in prison.

  • Iranian life expectancy up to 74 year 2018-03-28 12:05

    Iranian life expectancy up to 74 year

    TEHRAN — Iranians’ average life expectancy has risen to 74 years (72.5 years for males and 75.5 years for females), Statistical Center of Iran has announced.

  • Photo depicts Iranian fishermen pulling a massive net near the northern city of Rasht on the southern Caspian Sea coast, October 15, 2017. 2017-10-16 20:24

    Fishing season commences in Caspian Sea

    Fishermen are pulling a massive net on the southern coast of the Caspian Sea, northern Iran, October 15, 2017. The fishing season starts routinely on October 12 and lasts for about six months. Roughly four thousand people in two coastal provinces of Gilan and Mazandaran get engaged in fishing during the season. PHOTO: Mojtaba Mohammadi/ IRNA

  • Hircanian forests 2017-08-13 20:08

    Endangered Hircanian forests saved against mining exploration

    TEHRAN — The governor general of the northern province of Mazandaran has rescinded a permit for mining exploration across 11,000 hectares of Hircanian forests in a move toward saving valuable, yet endangered natural resources.

  • mine blast 2017-08-06 14:56

    Mine blast in Iran leaves one dead, one injured

    TEHRAN — A blast occurred on Saturday night in a coal mine in northern Iran, leaving one dead and another injured.

  • A view of Mostowfi al-Mamalek garden in northern Iran with its historical mansion in the foreground  2017-08-02 18:29

    Mostowfi al-Mamalek garden made national heritage site

    TEHRAN – The historical Mostowfi al-Mamalek garden in northern Mazandaran province has recently been inscribed on the national heritage list.

  •  A poster for “Iranian Cuisine, Tourism Culture” festival 2017-07-25 09:10

    Gorgan to host culinary festival

    TEHRAN – Gorgan, the capital of Golestan Province in northern Iran, will host a culinary festival from August 2 to 4.

  • Colorful houses are seen in a steep slope of Filband, a mountainous village adjacent to Babol in northern Iran, Mazandaran province, on June 23, 2017. 2017-06-25 13:19

    Filband, a village atop the clouds!

    Colorful houses are seen in a steep slope of Filband, a mountainous village adjacent to Babol in northern Iran, Mazandaran province, on June 23, 2017.

  • Land of affection - Golestan 2017-06-06 22:48

    Savadkuh where nature meets history

    A film taken from a drone showcases parts of the Savadkuh County that is sprawled on the jungle-clad lower ridges of Alborz mountain range in northern Iran. The photogenic area, lush with various fruit groves, is associated with vestiges of the rich Iranian history and architecture as well.

  • leopard injured in Paband national park 2017-05-23 20:05

    Leopard trapped in snare released back to wild

    TEHRAN — A leopard which had been trapped in a snare and injured on May 12 in the Paband National Park, the northern Mazandaran province, was released back to wild last week, Iran Environment and Wildlife Watch website reported.

  • Nomadic life in northern Iran 2017-05-11 13:19

    Nomadic life in northern Iran

    A nomad shows love for a kid in northern Iran. Mizan/ Behrouz Khasravi

  • Land of affection - Golestan 2017-03-24 12:19

    Savadkuh where nature meets history

    A film taken from a drone showcases parts of the Savadkuh County that is sprawled on the jungle-clad lower ridges of Alborz mountain range in northern Iran. The photogenic area, lush with various fruit groves, is associated with vestiges of the rich Iranian history and architecture as well.

  • Spring cleaning, a fresh welcome to Noruz 2017-03-05 20:16

    Spring cleaning, a fresh welcome to Noruz

    A rural woman in northern Mazandaran Province hits a rug using a stick to remove dust from it as Noruz, the Iranian New Year, starting on March 21, is approaching.

  • Sorkhrud wetland hosts thousands of migratory birds 2016-12-27 09:32

    Sorkhrud wetland hosts thousands of migratory birds

    TEHRAN - Flocks of migratory geese are shown at Sorkhrud wetland in the northern Iranian province of Mazandaran on December 25, 2016.

  • Medlar 2016-12-13 21:21

    Picture of the Day

    Medlar is one of the fruits which grow in the northern province of Mazandaran and is harvested from late autumn till early winter. The locals usually make medlar pickles, fruit roll-ups and flavored snacks and sell them in the market. Photo by Behruz Khosravi/ Fars

  • Red deer in Semeskandeh wildlife refuge in Sari 2016-12-11 17:47

    Picture of the day

    Semeskandeh wildlife refuge in Sari, northern province of Mazandaran, is a tourist attraction for wildlife enthusiasts. The refuge is currently a place for breeding red deer. Ilna/ Mehdi Mohebbipoor