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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.

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.
Iranian City Chosen as Most Age-Friendly City

Iranian City Chosen as Most Age-Friendly City

The southwestern Iranian city of Dezful in Khuzestan province has been picked as the top age-friendly city.
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.

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.

Enormous Book Garden Inaugurated in Tehran

Iran’s biggest scientific and cultural complex, with an area of about 70,000 square metres, has been inaugurated in the capital city of Tehran. The complex is home to the world’s largest bookstore.
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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Iran’s “Versailles Palace” Eventually Registered as National Heritage Site

Iran’s top cultural heritage body finally gave the green light for registration of the Sabet Pasal Mansion, commonly known as the Versailles Palace of Iran, as a National Heritage Site following a considerable controversy over the imminent destruction of the architectural masterpiece.
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.
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Iran’s Versailles Palace Saved from Demolition for Now

Sabet Pasal Mansion, which is commonly known as the Versailles Palace of Iran, is going to be inscribed as a National Heritage Site in an attempt to save it from demolition.
Iranian Street Sweeper Elected to City Council

Iranian Street Sweeper Elected to City Council

An Iranian street sweeper, who holds a BA degree, has managed to win the local election in the city of Rasht in northern Iran.

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