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2014-05-18 08:20:20

LONDON, May 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- National Library of Iran lists out of print Historical Islamic Books [http://shia.es/index.php/books/published-books ] for reprint. Dr. Eshagh Salahi the Director of the National Library of Iran said at the 10th Conference of advancements in Book Publishing in Tehran about the History of Print in Iran. The printing as we know it in today's world started intermittently in Iran nearly 362 years ago and from 183 years ago on a...

2014-04-21 12:22:36

PARSIPPANY, N.J., April 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- EarthColor's CEO and founder, Robert Kashan, recently received a nomination for the University of Maryland's 2014 Entrepreneur of the Year Award. Kashan brings more than 30 years of experience in leading over 600 employees through successful mergers and acquisitions. His commitment to innovation grew EarthColor from humble beginnings to one of the largest print and technologies providers that serves numerous high-profile Fortune 200...

2014-03-17 12:25:12

Season marks U.S. premiere of renowned musicians and filmmaker MINNEAPOLIS, March 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Following significant critical acclaim and audience enthusiasm for its Pakistan, Morocco, and Turkey seasons, Caravanserai: A place where cultures meet returns for a fourth installment featuring artists from Malaysia. Caravanserai is an innovative cultural exchange program produced by Arts Midwest on behalf of its fellow U.S. Regional Arts Organizations. The program was launched in 2011...

2008-08-26 06:00:49

Text of unattributed report headlined "Deputy science minister in an interview with Iran: Retirement of university lecturers is not political" published by Iranian newspaper Iran website on 24 August The actions of the Ministry of Science regarding the retirement of university lecturers is in no way political, and the retirees do not belong to a specific political current. In an interview with a reporter from Iran newspaper, the deputy science minister referred to the retirement of some...

2008-08-03 12:00:26

Text of report by Iranian state-run provincial TV from East Azarbayjan on 3 August The Tabriz Petrochemical Company [in East Azarbayjan Province] has exported 17,000 tonnes of polymeric products worth 26m dollars to 10 foreign countries over the past four months of the current Iranian year [Iranian year starting from 20 March 2008]. Over the same period, China has imported 3,500 t of products of the Tabriz Petrochemical Company and is one of our major importers. [Video shows the Tabriz...

2008-07-24 03:00:54

The Iranian cabinet has given its approval for the allocation of $182 million from the Iran Power Development Company's internal financial resources for the development of the Kashan combined-cycle power plant, according to Tehran Times. The news source quoted the Iranian presidential office's statement that an enactment issued by the country's economic commission calls for the allocation of funds for the Kashan plant, in order to source equipment required for the facility's development.

2008-07-10 15:00:43

Text of report by Iranian state-run provincial TV from Esfahan on 10 July With the presence of the Minister of Industries and Mines [Ali Akbar Mehrabian] the annealing line of Kashan's steel rolling and galvanization complex was inaugurated with a capacity of 150,000 tonnes per year. [Mehrabian] We have planned to increase the steel production from 10-10.5 million tonnes to 15 million tonnes, this year [Iranian year started 20 March 2008], hopefully. This is a big step in steel...

2008-06-24 06:02:31

Excerpt from report by Iranian conservative, privately-owned Fars News Agency website The managing director of the rural water and sewage company of Ardabil Province has said: Currently, due to the drought and low rainfall, 200 villages of Ardabil Province are faced with a shortage of water. In an interview with a Fars news agency reporter in Ardabil, Alireza Nemat Soltani added: Of course, measures have been taken to minimize the damage caused by this problem, but people must be thrifty...

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2007-04-19 18:00:00

By ALI AKBAR DAREINI TEHRAN, Iran - Iranian engineers began filling a new dam Thursday as archaeologists warned that its reservoir will flood newly discovered antiquities and could damage Iran's grandest site, the ancient Persian capital of Persepolis. At the inauguration ceremony, attended by Energy Ministry officials, pipes were opened for water to start flowing into an artificial lake created by the dam spanning the Sivand River, 520 miles south of the capital, Tehran. The lake's waters...

2006-05-23 12:53:18

By Parinoosh Arami TEHRAN (Reuters) - Iran has suspended publication of its official state newspaper after it printed a cartoon that sparked violent ethnic protests in the northwestern city of Tabriz, a senior judiciary official said on Tuesday. Cartoonist Mana Neyestani and the editor-in-chief of the "Iran" newspaper, Mehrdad Qasemfar, were arrested over the drawing that was deemed to insult Iran's Azeri minority, Tehran's chief Prosecutor Saeed Mortazavi said. "Some charges were...


Word of the Day
vermicular
  • Like a worm in form or movement; vermiform; tortuous or sinuous; also, writhing or wriggling.
  • Like the track or trace of a worm; appearing as if worm-eaten; vermiculate.
  • Marked with fine, close-set, wavy or tortuous lines of color; vermiculated.
  • A form of rusticated masonry which is so wrought as to appear thickly indented with worm-tracks.
This word ultimately comes from the Latin 'vermis,' worm.
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