Society

  • Cigarette Smuggling Declines

    The Ministry of Industries, Mining and Trade estimates that 8.67 billion cigarettes were smuggled into Iran during the nine months to Dec. 21, 2019, indicating a 43.5% decline compared with the figure estimated for the…

  • Turkey’s first plant factory enters production in Antalya

    An Antalya-based firm has established Europe’s largest and Turkey’s first plant factory with an estimated investment of 2.5 million euros ($2.77 million), as part of its five-million-euro research and development (R&D) activities. conventional farming. In…

  • Educational projects worth $330m to be inaugurated

    A total of 1,015 educational projects worth 14 trillion rials (nearly $330 million) will be inaugurated across the country, Mehrollah Rakhshanimehr, director of the organization for renovation, development, and equipment of schools, has announced. The…

  • Iran CNG consumption jumps

    Following the government last week to raise gasoline prices by 200%, compressed natural gas consumption has risen by 2 million cubic meters a day since Nov. 15, head of CNG department at the state-run National…

  • Us imposes sanctions on Iran’s ICT Minister

    Continuing hostile policy against Iran, the US Treasury imposed sanctions on Iran’s Minister of Communications and Information Technology, Mohammad Javad Azari-Jahromi. The US imposed sanctions on Azari-Jahromi for his role in what it claimed as…