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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 Municipality to Enhance Disability Services

Tehran Municipality is attempting to ensure the inclusion of people with disabilities in the urban development of the capital.
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Tehran’s Collapsed Plasco Building ‘Permanently Closed’ in Google Map

A red expression in Google Map shows that Plasco shopping centre in downtown Tehran, which collapsed on Thursday after a huge blaze, is now 'permanently closed'.
Tehran Residents Use 38,000 Litres of Water per Second

Tehran Residents Use 38,000 Litres of Water per Second

Residents of the Iranian capital, Tehran, consume 38 thousands litres of water per second during the burning heat days of this year, a new report says.

Snipers with Air Guns Deployed to Take on Tehran Rats (+Video)

Tehran Municipality is sending sniper squads equipped with night-vision air rifles to solve the capital city’s rodent problem, which seems to have grown to epic proportions as of late.
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Iranian Man Finds a Bag with over $800,000, Returns It to Owner[:es] Un iraní...

An Iranian army commando from 35th Commando Brigade based in Iran's western province of Kermanshah returned a missing bag containing $837,000 to its owner.[:es]Un militar de la 35ª brigada de Comando de Irán occidental con base en la provincia de Kermanshah encontró una bolsa que contenía, 837.000 dólares y la devolvió al propietario.
Citizen Apologies for Damage after 10 Years!

Citizen Apologies for Damage after 10 Years!

An anonymous Iranian citizen has apologized for having damaged a public bus back in 2006, offering compensation.
Iran Gets Its 12th Woman Mayor

Iran Gets Its 12th Woman Mayor

The twelfth female mayor of the Islamic Republic of Iran’s history has begun her work, setting the stage for more ladies to assume top jobs in the country.
Assailant Gunned Down after Stabbing Cleric in Tehran

Assailant Gunned Down after Stabbing Cleric in Tehran

A man hurting a clergyman and a number of others in a stabbing spree at a subway station south of Tehran was shot dead by police on Saturday morning.
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Iranian Rural Population Is Decreasing

The undesirable living conditions in Iranian villages, including drought, have forced villagers to gradually abandon rural areas, and this has resulted in a sharp decrease in population of villages, an Iranian official said.
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MP Urges Competent Women to Run for Iran Local Elections

An Iranian lawmaker called on competent women to run for Iran’s City and Village Councils elections due to be held in May across the country.

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