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Life in the metropolis. The home of IFP News, Tehran is a city as big as New York, with all the energy and buzz, as well as the social and cultural issues, of a major capital. Simply put, life here is fast and fascinating – find out more in this section.

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Tehran to Launch Open-Top Bus Tours ahead of Nowruz

Tehran's tourism authority plans to launch the much-touted "hop-on hop-off" bus tours of the city before the two-week Norouz (Iranian New Year) holidays start on March 21.
‘A Good Feeling’ Campaign, Different Way to Promote Hijab in Tehran

‘A Good Feeling’ Campaign, Different Way to Promote Hijab in Tehran

Women who have recently converted to Islam or those who decided to change their lifestyle have launched a campaign in Tehran to promote the culture of wearing hijab.
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Environmental Issues Top JICA To-Do List

Addressing environmental problems is one of the Japan International Cooperation Agency’s top priorities in Iran, according to the agency’s chief representative in Tehran.
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Iran’s Parliament Votes to End Ahmadinejad’s ‘Mehr’ Mass Housing Project

Iran’s media on Tuesday cheered as the Parliament voted to end a hefty housing project that President Hassan Rouhani had previously blamed for shooting up inflation to above 40 percent over the past years.
Women Applicants Register for Iran’s Local Elections

18,000 Women Applicants Register for Iran’s Local Elections

More than 18,000 female applicants have registered to contest in Iran’s City and Village Councils Elections due to be held on May 19, an Iranian official announced.
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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.
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What Iran Can Learn from Plasco Building Collapse

A US-based Iranian architect says people in Iran should call for tighter regulations on building construction and maintenance in the aftermath of the deadly Plasco Building collapse like what the US society did following the Triangle Shirtwaist Factory fire in 1911.
Giant Green Roof Built in Tehran Book Garden

Giant Green Roof Built in Tehran Book Garden

A giant roof has been built in an area of 10,000 square metres in the Book Garden located in the Iranian capital, Tehran.
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1.5 Milion Rats in Tehran: Unwanted Guests from Norway

A city official says the huge number of rats in the Iranian capital have mostly come from cargo ships arriving in Iranian ports.
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Iranian Taxi Drivers Protest against E-Hailing Apps

Iranian taxi drivers staged a protest rally in front of the Iranian Parliament against two e-hailing companies in Tehran.

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