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5,000-year old antique found in SE Iran

5,000-year old antique found in SE Iran

'The experts of antiques are examining the discovered material, and further details will be published later,' said Colonel Reza Mohammad-Rezaee on Monday evening. Civilization in Jiroft, Kerman Province, dates back to the third millennium BC.9417**1771Follow us on Twitter @IrnaEnglish www.irna.ir

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Iran wins awards in Inventions Olympiad

Iran wins awards in Inventions Olympiad

Iran’s national team won one gold, 3 silver and 3 bronze medals and 2 special awards in school students section and 2 silver and 2 bronze medals in university students section.In school students section, Nastaran Nasirian grabbed a gold medal and the World Women Inventors and Entrepreneurs Association (WWIEA) award, …

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Persian carpet exhibition underway in Ankara

Persian carpet exhibition underway in Ankara

Twenty four Persian carpets and pictorial rugs, depicting different themes, including topics borrowed from Quranic texts, natural landscapes, nomadic culture and life, flowers and social life in different regions of Iran, are on display in the exhibition held in the Panora Culture and Trade Center in Ankara. Also on display …

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Iranian short film 'Fog' enters Indian, Mexican festivals

Iranian short film 'Fog' enters Indian, Mexican festivals

'Fog' received permission to attend Lakecity festival and Baja California festivals.The movie narrates the story of a woman working at funeral parlour who has not prepared any dead body after her child's death and is in recovery after depression.She returns to work and has to prepare the dead body of …

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Six killed, 13 trapped in Pakistan coal mine explosion

Six killed, 13 trapped in Pakistan coal mine explosion

According to Balochistan Provincial Disaster Management Authority (PDMA), rescue workers have so far recovered the bodies of six miners with efforts underway to save the others trapped inside the coal mine.Balochistan’s Chief Inspector of Mines Iftikhar Ahmed is present at the site to monitor the rescue efforts.Alauddin Marri, the caretaker …

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Iranian Short film to be shown in Italian festival

Iranian Short film to be shown in Italian festival

Corto e Fieno is a festival dedicated to rural cinema.The festival aims to examine the persistence of rural culture in contemporary society through the various forms and structures of film. Its objective is to gather testimonies from the rural world and to encourage in new generations a renewal of the …

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Iran to host 2020 FIRA competitions

Iran to host 2020 FIRA competitions

Iranian FIRA National Committee presented its suggestion for hosting the 2018 round of competition held in Taiwan, Soroush Sadeq Nejad said.Thanks to Iran's successful participation in robotic competitions and developing scientific and research activities in that field, Iran has been chosen as the host, he said.It would be an honor …

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China to maintain coop with Iran in photonics field

China to maintain coop with Iran in photonics field

He made the remarks in a meeting with faculty members of Sharif University on Sunday.He appreciated students trained in Sharif University and presented his suggestion for boosting cooperation in photonics field.China is after breaking the monopoly of market which is for some limited countries, he added.Lio referred to exchanging technical …

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Oscar-winning director Farhadi opens Sarajevo Film Festival

Oscar-winning director Farhadi opens Sarajevo Film Festival

He also heads the panel of international jury at the event, reported the Tehran-based English-language newspaper, Iran Daily on Sunday.Farhadi was not the only Oscar winner in attendance. Also present was Paweł Pawlikowski who won best director at the Cannes Film Festival for the love story 'Cold War'.Farhadi's most recent …

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Over 70 ancient sites identified in western Iran

Over 70 ancient sites identified in western Iran

The Public Relations Office of the Research Institute of the Cultural Heritage and Tourism (RICHT) quoted Zeinab Qassemi, head of the archeology team, as saying that the first season of archeological explorations in the Dasht-e Shara’ was conducted by Hamedan General Department of Cultural Heritage, Handicrafts and Tourism after receiving …

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