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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.

‘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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Plasco Shop Owners Resettled in New Commercial Centre

The shop owners of Plasco, the first modern commercial centre in Iran which collapsed last month, will continue their business in another shopping centre in Tehran.
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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.
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 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.
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Tour of Tehran Rewarded to Book Donors

People who donate books to a library near Tehran will receive a free ticket for a tour of the Iranian capital.
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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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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’s First Online Census Gets into High Gear

Iranians have begun taking part in the country’s first national online census, with one official saying general response on the first day was “unprecedented”.
50 Tonnes of Election Campaign Posters Removed from Tehran Streets

50 Tonnes of Election Campaign Posters Removed from Tehran Streets

A Tehran Municipality official says more than 50 tonnes of waste paper remaining from Iranian candidates’ campaigns for the recent elections have been collected and removed from the Iranian capital’s streets.

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