Thursday, 17 June , 2021
COVIRAN vaccine receives public use license 15 Jun 2021

COVIRAN vaccine receives public use license

Homegrown COVIRAN BAREKAT vaccine has received the license for public use, Health Minister Saeed Namaki announced on Monday.

$123m of smuggled goods, currency seized 14 Jun 2021

$123m of smuggled goods, currency seized

Smuggled goods and currency worth 5.1 trillion rials (nearly $123 million at the official rate of 42,000 rials) have been seized across the country through the second phase of a nationwide plan to fight against smuggling goods.

Religious minorities urge people for high turnout in presidential elections 14 Jun 2021

Religious minorities urge people for high turnout in presidential elections

Representatives of religious minorities in the parliament have invited all the Iranian nation to participate massively in the upcoming presidential elections.

2,000 Iranian elites abroad back to domestic business environment 14 Jun 2021

2,000 Iranian elites abroad back to domestic business environment

The progress, made in startups, research, and academia since 2015, has led to the return of 2,000 Iranian specialists and graduates from 400 prestigious and top universities in the world.

Saudi Arabia bars foreign Muslims from Hajj 13 Jun 2021

Saudi Arabia bars foreign Muslims from Hajj

Saudi Arabia has for a second consecutive year barred foreign Muslims from annual Hajj rituals due to the coronavirus pandemic.

Where is the biodiversity capital of Iran? 13 Jun 2021

Where is the biodiversity capital of Iran?

Semnan province, north-central Iran, is considered the biodiversity capital of the country.

COVID-19 prevalence on a downward trend 13 Jun 2021

COVID-19 prevalence on a downward trend

The spread of coronavirus is slowing down in Iran, as the daily toll has fallen to 115, the lowest figure since April.

Cabinet approves bill on protection of animals 12 Jun 2021

Cabinet approves bill on protection of animals

A long-awaited bill on protection of animals which had been proposed over 5 years ago was finally approved by the cabinet of ministers, IRNA news agency reported on Wednesday.

Over 180 forest reserves identified in a year 12 Jun 2021

Over 180 forest reserves identified in a year

Some 182 forest reserves with an area of 410,000 hectares were identified and registered across the country over the past [Iranian calendar] year (March 2020-March 2021), according to a recent report by the Forests, Rangelands, and Watershed Management Organization.

Iranian universities advance in QS Rankings 10 Jun 2021

Iranian universities advance in QS Rankings

All six Iranian universities have improved their positions among the world’s top 1300 in the Quacquarelli Symonds (QS) World University Rankings 2022.