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Official: Tehran reserves of drinking water 20% less than previous year

Tehran’s Water and Sewerage Organization says the Iranian capital’s reserves of drinking water are now around 640 million cubic meters, which is 20 percent less than the previous year.

Iranian public urged to save water amid acute scarcity

Iranian officials have been raising awareness among the public over acute water shortages gripping the capital, Tehran, and the broader country, urging people to adopt conservation methods to protect the country’s scarce water resources.

Raisi offers special gift to parents of Iranian quadruplets

Iranian President Ebrahim Raisi has offered a parcel of land to the parents of newly born quadruplets in the city of Salmas, West Azarbaijan Province, as part of the government plans to encourage population growth.

Tehran’s dusty air ‘very hazardous,’ people urged to stay indoors

The Iranian capital, Tehran, is grappling with severe air pollution triggered by dust participles, prompting official warnings for sensitive groups of people to stay indoors.

Iran bracing for higher risk of road accidents in Nowruz as Covid wanes

With a few days left before the beginning of Nowruz holidays, many Iranians have already hit the road around the country, with officials warning of a higher risk of traffic accidents this year due to a likely rise in the number of trips following an easing of the Covid-19 restrictions.

Tajrish bustling in run up to Nowruz

The Iranian New Year is fast approaching and the festive mood can be felt in the streets of the capital in the run up to Nowruz.

Tehran mayor, Thai envoy discuss cooperation on urban services

Mayor of Tehran Alireza Zakani has held talks with Thailand’s ambassador to Iran Worawoot Pongprapapant on cooperation between the two countries on urban services.

Some flights cancelled in Tehran due to air pollution

Iran’s Meteorological Organization has said people in industrial and densely populated cities will see an increase in the concentration of air pollutants and a decrease in air quality.

Tehran mayor revokes son-in-law’s appointment order

Tehran mayor Alireza Zakani has revoked an order that appointed his son-in-law Hossein Heydari as his special advisor for the purpose of making urban management smart.

Iranians Mark Anniv. of Prophet Mohammad’s Birth

Hilarity reigns supreme across Iran on the anniversary of the birthday of the Prophet Mohammad, which falls on October 24, 2021 this year.

Tehran Experienced Only 2 Days of Clean Air in 9 Months: Reports

Reports indicate the Iranian capital, Tehran, has experienced clean air for only two days since late March, 2021.

Vaccination of homeless people kicks off in Tehran

Tehran’s municipality has started to vaccinate homeless people, addicts, Afghans without staying permits, homeless children and people who search garbage cans in the Iranian capital.

Confusion over lifting night-time traffic curfew in Iran

A lack of coordination between Iran’s National Task Force Against Coronavirus and traffic police on removing night-time traffic curfew has caused confusion among people.

Alireza Zakani Officially Elected as Tehran Mayor

Alireza Zakani has officially been chosen as the Tehran Mayor with 18 ‘yes’ votes by members of the Tehran City Council.

Iranian People Preparing for Nowruz Despite COVID-19 Outbreak

Despite the coronavirus outbreak, Iranian people from all walks of life are preparing themselves for the Persian New Year or Nowruz, which marks the beginning of the new solar year.

Tehran Hosting Urban Arts Festival ahead of Nowruz

The 6th Tehran Annual Urban Arts Festival has opened in the run-up to the Persian New Year which starts on March 21, 2021.

Historical Edifice in Tehran Turned into Public Garden

A garden which used to be the personal home and entertainment resort of Hassan Vosough od-Dowleh, the prime minister of Iran during the Qajar rule, has been converted into a public park.

Tehran’s Old Alleys Get New ‘Colourful’ Life

The 'Colourful Alley' is a project that seeks to breathe new life into the old alleys of the Iranian capital Tehran in collaboration with local residents.

Tehran No Longer a ‘Red Zone’; Many Businesses Can Reopen Saturday

Many businesses will be allowed to reopen in the Iranian capital Tehran as of Saturday, as the city is no longer in the so-called "red zone" in terms of coronavirus outbreak, according to health officials.

Civil Service Institutions Closed in Iran for One Week to Contain COVID-19

All government institutions have been closed across Iran as of November 28, 2020 for a week as part of restrictions enforced to stem the spread of coronavirus.

‘Our City’ Media Festival of Qom Calls for Entries

The first edition of “Our City” media festival, organized by the Qom Municipality, calls on participants to submit their works for the event, scheduled to take place this fall.

Iran Announces Tougher Restrictions to Rein in COVID-19 Outbreak

Iran has approved new restriction to combat the spread of the deadly coronavirus which is killing over 300 people across the country every day.

Iranians Obliged to Wear Masks as of Oct. 10

Wearing masks will be mandatory for all Iranian citizens nationwide as of Saturday, October 10, 2020, and offenders will be fined, a top healthcare official says.

Tehran A Lively City with Dynamic Culture: Austrian Envoy

As Iran marks the National Day of Tehran, Austrian Ambassador to Iran Stefan Scholz has praised the capital city as a lively city with a dynamic culture.

European Envoys Join Tehran Mayor in Car-Free Day Cycling

The ambassadors of France, Denmark, the Netherlands, and Germany along with Pirouz Hanachi, the mayor of Tehran, used their bicycles on Tuesday on the occasion of World Car-Free Day.

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