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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.

Iran’s President to Sign ‘Civil Rights Charter’

Iranian President Hassan Rouhani will unveil the ‘Charter of Civil Right’ in a ceremony due to be held on Monday.

Tehran’s Milad Tower Hosting Ramadan Festival

A festival called “The City of God” is underway in Tehran’s Milad Tower Cultural Complex during the holy month of Ramadan.

Special Places to Be Built for Protest Gatherings in Tehran

Tehran’s City Council has passed a plan that urges the municipality to build special places in the capital city for holding protest gatherings by Iranian citizens.
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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.

Iranian Researchers Produce Non-Toxic Rat Poison

A group of researchers in an Iranian knowledge-based company have managed to produce a non-toxic rodenticide using nanotechnology. The product is currently available on the market.
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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.
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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'.
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Iran Traditional Taxi Industry to Launch Ride-Hailing App

Tehran’s Taxi Organization will launch its own app in the near future in an attempt to claim back its market share from local ride-hailing applications Snapp and TAP30, the head of the organization announced.
Tehran Considering Plan to Name Street after Mirzakhani

Tehran Considering Plan to Name Street after Mirzakhani

Members of Tehran City Council are going to discuss a plan to name one of the streets or places in the Iranian capital after late Iranian math genius Maryam Mirzakhani.

Dangerous Firecracker Users to Be Jailed for Entire Nowruz Holidays

A week before the Persian festival of fire annually marked on the eve of the last Wednesday of the year, the police has warned citizens about the use of dangerous fireworks.

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