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2008-10-05 12:00:18

Text of report by Iranian Tabnak news website on 5 October After the implementation of the law of value added tax [VAT] since the beginning of the month of Mehr [22 September], some of the [shopkeepers] unions in Esfahan started to reduce their activities and finally through a complaint they started a strike and closed their markets until their situation will be clarified regarding this law. According to Fars News Agency, in line with this complaint, today morning [5 October] the union of...

2008-09-17 09:00:32

At 1735 gmt on 15 September, Iranian Esfahan provincial TV broadcast a scheduled live 30-minute programme entitled: Response [Persian: Pasokh]. The weekly programme invites local officials to come to the studio and answer the people's questions and complaints. The programme presenter said this week's programme was dedicated to the recent water shortages and droughts in many parts of the country and related issues such as insuring agricultural products. First the programme presenter...

2008-08-27 06:00:41

Text of report by Iranian state-run provincial TV from Esfahan on 26 August A molybdenum production and rhenium recycling plant was formally opened in Sepahan Razi Factory simultaneous with Government Week [23- 29 August]. A sum of 7,500m rials [7.5m dollars] has been spent on the project. It is the first time that a rhenium recycling plant opens in Iran. The rhenium recycling plant is capable of producing 700 kg of rhenium per year from each 1,000 t of sulphur used by the plant. This...

2008-08-21 12:01:06

The head of the Iranian Esfahan TV has said that the provincial television channel is currently producing two special television films about the lives of two Revolution Guards commanders who were killed during the Iran-Iraq war, 1980-88. Speaking at a meeting on 21 August on "the propagation of the culture of self-sacrifice and martyrdom and the achievements of the sacred defence [Iran-Iraq war] through the media", Managing Director of Esfahan TV Ali Kalbasi said that the films would be...

2008-08-20 12:00:32

In a special 10-minute video report on 19 August, Iranian Esfahan provincial TV said that 29 Mordad, 19 August, was the anniversary of the inauguration of Esfahan provincial TV. The presenter said Esfahan TV was the first provincial channel to open in the country some 12 years ago, after the capital Tehran. Esfahan TV showed inside and outside pictures of the TV station including its personnel, studios, aerial masts, dishes and editing suits, cameras and sound-recording facilities. Esfahan...

2008-08-05 09:01:06

Iranian Esfahan Provincial TV in its 1200 gmt news bulletin on 4 August broadcast a report on the fifth petrochemical, paint and industrial coating materials is held in Esfahan Province. The voice over said that last year (Iranian year started 20 March 2007) Iran exported more than 5.5bn dollars of petrochemical products. In the opening ceremony of the exhibition the managing director of Iran Petrochemical Commerce Company, Mr Zardbani said: From 13m tonnes of petrochemical products, 8.8...

2008-08-03 09:00:16

According to the public relations department of Esfahan Steel Mill, on Sunday, 3 August, a board of 13 senior experts from the Russian MMK Company visited Esfahan Steel Mill for the technical evaluation of this mill based on their interest in buying its shares and the approval of the organization for the privatisation of this mill.Mr Bahram Sobhani, the managing director of Esfahan Steel Mill said that the production capacity of this factory has increased to 2.2m tonnes. He talked about the...

2008-07-24 06:01:00

Text of report by Iranian state-run provincial TV from Esfahan on 23 July According to the scheduled plans, with the completion of petrol production complex of Esfahan Refinery Company by the end of the next year [Iranian year beginning 20 March 2009], import of this product will be reduced by 3.5 million litres per day. Importing petrol and spending dollars from the country during the past years caused the government to consider an increase in petrol production as a strategic and...

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...

2006-12-09 03:00:20

By Afsharypuor, Suleiman; Jamali, Mariam Abstract Volatile constituents of the dried flowering aerial parts, fruits and roots of Cardaria draba L. collected after hydrolysis were analyzed by GC and GC/MS. The major volatile constituents of the flowering aerial parts were 3-butenyl isothiocyanate (80.5%) and 4- methylsulfinylbutyl isothiocyanate (5.6%), while the main volatile constituents of the fruits were 4-methylsulfinylbutyl isothiocyanate (72.1%), heptadecane (7.0%), hexadecane...


Word of the Day
caparison
  • A cloth or covering, more or less ornamented, laid over the saddle or furniture of a horse, especially of a sumpter-horse or horse of state.
  • Clothing, especially sumptuous clothing; equipment; outfit.
  • To cover with a caparison, as a horse.
  • To dress sumptuously; adorn with rich dress.
This word ultimately comes from the Medieval Latin 'cappa,' cloak.
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