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Child Labour in Iranian Capital

The Young Journalists’ Club (YJC) has released photos of innocent children selling flowers near the Behesht-e Zahra cemetery in southern Tehran, capital of Iran.    
Ibn Sina

4,000 Doctors Visit Patients for Free on National Doctors’ Day

Thousands of Iranian doctors have been providing citizens of Tehran with free medical services on August 22, the National Doctors’ Day, which is annually marked on the birthday anniversary of renowned Iranian polymath and doctor Avicenna.
Abandoned Telephone in Iran

Abandoned Telephone Booth Changed into Aquarium

The municipality of Iran’s northern city of Rasht, in a creative move, turned one of the city’s old public telephone booths into an aquarium that has grabbed the attention of foreign media outlets.
World Conference of Mayors

World Conference of Mayors and Councillors Kicks Off in Tehran

The 1st ‘World Conference of Mayors and Councillors 2016’ was inaugurated at Tehran’s iconic Milad Tower on Wednesday, July 20, with President Hassan Rouhani and over 2,000 participants in attendance.

Funds Designated for Improving Public Transportation Quality

As part of a one-year plan to tackle pollution in large cities, a 22-trillion-rial ($6.3 billion) fund has been allocated to upgrade the public transport fleet in metropolises like Tehran. The plan, which lays out the government’s one-year targets to battle air pollution, was approved last month and was recently communicated to the relevant bodies.

Tehran Municipality to Enhance Disability Services

Tehran Municipality is attempting to ensure the inclusion of people with disabilities in the urban development of the capital.

Stop the Waste: Donate Leftover Food

A total of 15,000 tons of leftover food is thrown out every day in the capital city of Tehran, said the managing director of social services at Tehran Municipality.

IAF Plans ‘$130 Art Sale’

The Institute for Promotion of Contemporary Visual Art will soon hold a ‘$130 Art Sale’ in mid-September at the Iranian Artists’ Forum (IAF) in Tehran.

Rain and Hail in Tabriz

Heavy rainfall and hail in Tabriz in the last hot days of spring shocked and surprised local citizens. Some of the hailstones were as...

“Let’s Adorn Footbridges with Flowers”

Suicide has become a new concern in many modern cities, as more people are resorting to killing themselves to end the misery of their lives. Psychologists and sociologists look at suicide from different angles, but none deny the costs it imposes on the mental and psychological security of city-dwellers.

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