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India-Iran Friendship Association Plans Free Hindi Classes in Tehran

The India-Iran Friendship Association announced on Thursday that free Hindi classes will be held for Iranian nationals starting next week at the location of the Indian embassy in Tehran. The classes are organized in partnership with the embassy of India in Tehran and the Indian Council for Cultural Relations. The India-Iran Friendship Association was established by the embassy of India to promote India-Iran ...

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The Construction of Tehran-Varamin-Garmsar Express Line to be started in Near Future

Managing Director of Tehran Metro Company Habil Darvish announced on Tuesday that the construction of Tehran-Varamin-Garmsar express line will be started in next few months. “A new contractor for constructing the Garmsar line has been selected by Tehran Urban and Suburban Railway Company. The contractor is responsible for construction of Tehran-Varamin-Garmsar express line,” the Iranian manager remarked in ...

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Ali Rabiei to Choose the ‘Best’ Manager for Social Security Organization

Social Security Organization is responsible for regulating health care programs in Iran. During the recent months, SSO and the Iranian government have failed to import the necessary medicines to support ill people in the country. Iran's Labor and Social Affairs Minister Ali Rabiei said on Monday that he wants to select the best Iranian manager to supervise Social Security Organization. SSO also serves as a ...

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Morality Police Arrest 15 Girls for Swimming in Northern Beaches

Women and young girls are legally required to wear proper Hijab when they appear in public. As a result Iranian women cannot swim in public beaches as this action may violate Islamic guidelines. Foreign girls and women, who visit Iran as tourists, are also need to follow Islamic regulations when attending local beaches. Last week, Iran’s morality police arrested 15 girls for swimming in Northern beaches. Gi ...

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Hookah Becoming More Popular in Tehran

Just a few years ago, hookah was only popular between elderly people in Iran. Nowadays, many persons including youths are utilizing hookah, also known as a water pipe, on daily basis. The recent wave of demand has led to a noticeable market in Iran for buying, selling and trading hookah and its accessories. Even some people have started buying luxury hookahs for premium rates. Currently, a large number of s ...

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Poor Iranians Try to Sell their Livers

Liver is a glandular organ which secretes bile and purifies the venous blood. Trading this organ is simply banned in all over the world. New reports suggest that poor Iranians are interested in selling their livers. Organ trade is legal in Iran, and there are several foundations monitoring the market. These organizations usually match donors to recipients. Economic and financial problems have made hopeless ...

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Eje’i Warns Against Human Trafficking in Iran

Current economic and social problems in Iran have made many people to leave their motherlands for developed countries. Based on the statistics released on July by the government, nearly 6 million expatriate Iranians are residing in countries other than Iran. Human trafficking has become a major problem for the Iranian society. Gholam-Hossein Mohseni-Eje'i, Prosecutor General of Iran, warns against this new ...

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Chitgar Artificial Lake Expected to Reduce Tehran’s Air Pollution

Tehran Municipally officially opened Chitgar artificial lake last month. The lake was constructed under the management of Mohammad Bagher Ghalibaf. Although he no longer serves as the mayor of Tehran, members of Tehran City Council are considering selecting him as the Mayor for an additional term. Based on the statistics released on Monday by Tehran Municipally, almost 30,000 citizens visit Chitgar Lake eve ...

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Iranian Police to Issue ‘ID Cards’ to Prostitutes

Although the prostitution is illegal and forbidden in Iran, the Iranian police announced on Monday that prostitutes need to acquire ID cards from the Health Ministry in order to deal with sexually transmitted infections. The recent move has sparked criticisms against Iranian police for ‘approving’ prostitution in the country. Iran's police chief, Esmaeel Ahmadi Moghaddam says the police don’t confirm prosti ...

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Department of Environment: Iran Failed to Revive Persian Leopard

The Iranian Department of Environment announced on Monday that reintroduction projects of rare Persian leopard have failed in Iran. In 2009, Iran and Russian agreed to revive the population of the big cat in the Caucasus region by taking certain measures and exchanging a number of leopards. At least three Persian leopards lost their lives in protected areas of Iran over the past three years. The Department ...

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