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Month: April 2021
40 idle production units revived in Qazvin province in a year

TEHRAN- As announced by a provincial official, 40 idle production units were revived in Qazvin province, in the northwest of Iran, in the past Iranian calendar year (ended on March 20). Hamidreza Khanpour, the managing director of Qazvin’s Industrial Parks Company, also said that 100 idle units are planned to return to the production cycle […]

ACL Group E: Persepolis seal top spot

TEHRAN – Persepolis of Iran football team secured top spot in Group E of the 2021 AFC Champions League on Thursday with a 4-2 win over Al Rayyan of Qatar. Yahya Golmohammadi’s side bounced back from their loss against Al Wahda and ensured their passage to the Round of 16 at the Pandit Jawaharlal Nehru […]

Ex-Iran weightlifter Amirian dies

TEHRAN – Former Iran national team weightlifter Mangashti Amirian passed away on Thursday. He died at the age of 82. Amirian represented Iran at the 1960 Summer Olympics, where he finished seventh at the 82.5 kg weight class. Tehran Times extends deepest sympathy to Amirian’s family, loved ones, and friends over his demise.

Former Iran water polo player Shariat passes away

TEHRAN – Former Iran water polo national team player Morteza Shariat passed away on Thursday. Shariat lost his battle with pancreatic cancer at the age of 68. He was a member of Iran water polo national team who made history in the 1974 Asian Games, winning the gold medal by beating China in the final […]

Experts clean famed bas-relief in southern Tehran

TEHRAN – A team of cultural heritage experts has cleaned the well-known 19th-century bas-relief, which is carved on a rock face in Cheshmeh-Ali, southern Tehran. A restoration operation has been completed on the Qajar-era relief of Cheshmeh Ali, which had recently been damaged in an act of vandalism by an individual (or individuals), throwing hair […]

Iran learn fate at FIBA U19 Basketball World Cup

TEHRAN – Iran knew their rivals at the summer’s FIBA U19 Basketball World Cup 2021 on Wednesday. In the 15th edition of the FIBA U19 Basketball World Cup 2021, which will take place in the cities of Riga and Daugavpils from July 3 to 11, teams were divided into four groups of four teams each. […]

“Seven and a Half” honored at Texas filmfest 

TEHRAN – Iranian drama “Seven and a Half” won an honorable mention at the Indie Meme Film Festival in Austin, Texas, the Organizers announced on Sunday. The film written and directed by Navid Mahmudi received the honor in the narrative feature catgory. 16 films from South Asia were also screened at the festival, which was […]

Over 260 historical sites demarcated in eastern Iran

TEHRAN – Some 261 aging monuments and historical sites across the eastern South Khorasan province have been demarcated, the provincial tourism chief has said. The demarcation will contribute to better preservation and protection of the historical sites by creating legal bans against intruders, IRNA quoted Hassan Ramezani as saying on Wednesday. It will also prevent […]

Tavanir defines 40 programs to prevent power outage in summer

TEHRAN – Head of Iran’s Power Generation, Distribution, and Transmission Company (known as Tavanir) said the company has defined 40 programs for maintaining electricity supply and preventing power outages during the hot season peak consumption period. As reported by IRIB, Mohammad-Hassan Motevalizadeh underlined early increase in the temperature and water shortage for hydropower plants as […]

Iran-EAEU annual trade hits $2.1b

TEHRAN- The value of non-oil trade between Iran and the members of the Eurasian Economic Union (EAEU) reached $2.1 billion in the previous Iranian calendar year (ended on March 20), data released by Tehran Chamber of Commerce, Industries, Mines, and Agriculture (TCCIMA) showed. Based on the mentioned data, the value of trade shows an 11-percent […]

Annual cement production exceeds 68m tons

TEHRAN- Iran produced 68.3 million tons of cement during the past Iranian calendar year (ended on March 20), the secretary of Cement Industry Employers Association announced. Abdolreza Sheikhan also said that the annual output can reach over 70 million tons in the current year. According to the production statistics of 68.3 million tons in the previous […]

Glimpses of Pan Bafi in Alamut

TEHRAN – Pan Bafi, which falls under the category of traditional textiles, is a prominent handicraft being practiced in Alamut in Qazvin province. Also called Navar Bafi or Kart Bafi, it is the art of weaving a kind of narrow strip with a width of one to two centimeters. According to Visit Iran, these handicrafts, […]

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