Tehran Times http://tehrantimes.com/ Sat, 01 Nov 2014 05:34:05 GMT FeedCreator 1.8.0-dev (info@mypapit.net) Children vision screening program embarks in Iran http://tehrantimes.com/health/119209-children-vision-screening-program-embarks-in-iran- TEHRAN – Eye exam program for kids aged 3-6 has begun in Chaharmahal and Bakhtiari Province as well all over the country at the health centers provided by welfare organization, IRNA reported on Wednesday.
Chaharmahal-Bakhtiari is located in southwestern part of Iran.
The head of welfare organization in Chaharmahal-Bakhtiari Province, in an interview with IRNA, said that a total of 511 locations have been set up for... Read more

]]> TehranTimes Fri, 31 Oct 2014 22:43:21 GMT http://tehrantimes.com/health/119209-children-vision-screening-program-embarks-in-iran- Top 10 anti-aging herbs and spices http://tehrantimes.com/health/119208-top-10-anti-aging-herbs-and-spices
Alternative health guru Dr. Joseph Mercola reveals his top 10 herbs and spices to prevent disease and combat aging.
Dr. Joseph Mercola’s unorthodox methods have made him one of the most controversial figures in the world of alternative medicine. Here, Dr. Mercola counts down the 10 most powerful spices you may already have in your kitchen that can fight aging and prevent disease. 
He suggests... Read more

]]> TehranTimes Fri, 31 Oct 2014 22:30:15 GMT http://tehrantimes.com/health/119208-top-10-anti-aging-herbs-and-spices Russia, Ukraine agree on gas supplies until March 2015 http://tehrantimes.com/world/119207-russia-ukraine-agree-on-gas-supplies-until-march-2015
Russia, Ukraine, and the European Commission have signed an agreement on gas supply and transit conditions until March 2015 during talks in Brussels.
The agreement was signed by Russian Energy Minister Aleksandr Novak, Ukrainian Energy Minister Yury Prodan, and vice president of the EC in charge of energy, Guenther Oettinger. 
The signing was witnessed by European Commission President Jose Manuel Barroso and... Read more

]]> TehranTimes Fri, 31 Oct 2014 22:26:47 GMT http://tehrantimes.com/world/119207-russia-ukraine-agree-on-gas-supplies-until-march-2015 Afghan president invites Taliban to join peace process http://tehrantimes.com/world/119206-afghan-president-invites-taliban-to-join-peace-process
Afghanistan's new President Ashraf Ghani Ahmadzai invited the Taliban to join in a peace process backed by the international community on Friday, an unusual direct reference to the insurgents who have stepped up attacks in an attempt to bring down his month-old government.
Speaking at a conference on Afghan peace and reconstruction in Beijing, Ashraf Ghani Ahmadzai made no specific proposals and indicated government forces... Read more

]]> TehranTimes Fri, 31 Oct 2014 22:23:19 GMT http://tehrantimes.com/world/119206-afghan-president-invites-taliban-to-join-peace-process UN watchdog demands Gaza war probe, censures Israel http://tehrantimes.com/world/119204-un-watchdog-demands-gaza-war-probe-censures-israel- A UN human rights watchdog on Thursday urged Israel to respect the rights of Palestinians, and demanded the Tel Aviv regime to probe violations committed during repeated assaults on Gaza.
With tensions soaring in East Jerusalem, and months of almost daily clashes, the UN Human Rights Committee published conclusions on Thursday from its review earlier this month of Israel’s human rights record.
The committee lamented continued punitive... Read more

]]> TehranTimes Fri, 31 Oct 2014 22:15:35 GMT http://tehrantimes.com/world/119204-un-watchdog-demands-gaza-war-probe-censures-israel- Critical thinking and discussion find their ways to course books http://tehrantimes.com/society/119203-critical-thinking-and-discussion-find-their-ways-to-course-books
TEHRAN - An Iranian Education Ministry official says a new approach to primary and secondary school course books is introduced which is based on critical thinking and discussion, IRNA reported on Friday.
Mamood Amani Tehrani, who is in charge of compiling primary and secondary school books, said in order to meet the long term perspectives in education critical thinking, criticism, debate, and discussion have to be... Read more

]]> TehranTimes Fri, 31 Oct 2014 22:06:41 GMT http://tehrantimes.com/society/119203-critical-thinking-and-discussion-find-their-ways-to-course-books Zayaneh River will be revived soon: Department of Environment http://tehrantimes.com/society/119202--zayaneh-river-will-be-revived-soon-department-of-environment
TEHRAN--An official at the Department of Environment (DOE) has said that water will be released into the Zayandeh River in the coming days.
Mohammad Mojabi, the DOE deputy chief for development, management and parliament affairs, said water shortage has been a source of concern over the last few years and hopefully the Zayandeh River will be revived in... Read more

]]> TehranTimes Fri, 31 Oct 2014 21:59:11 GMT http://tehrantimes.com/society/119202--zayaneh-river-will-be-revived-soon-department-of-environment Esteghlal held by Saba in Iran Professional League http://tehrantimes.com/sports/119201-esteghlal-held-by-saba-in-iran-professional-league
TEHRAN – Esteghlal football team suffered a home draw against Saba in the Iran Professional League (IPL) here on Friday. 
The Blues moved down to third place behind Tractor Sazi and Sepahan after a 1-1 draw with Saba.
Sajjad Shahbazzadeh was on target for Esteghlal in the 72nd minute and Ayyub Kalantari equalized the match in the 77th minute. 
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]]> Sport Desk Fri, 31 Oct 2014 21:52:50 GMT http://tehrantimes.com/sports/119201-esteghlal-held-by-saba-in-iran-professional-league “City of Mice 2” screened for orphans in Bam http://tehrantimes.com/arts-and-culture/119200-city-of-mice-2-screened-for-orphans-in-bam  
Producer Manijeh Hekmat, director Marzieh Borumand and several puppeteers and voice actors attended the film screening on Wednesday, Persian media reported on... Read more

]]> Art Desk Fri, 31 Oct 2014 21:45:23 GMT http://tehrantimes.com/arts-and-culture/119200-city-of-mice-2-screened-for-orphans-in-bam Bulgarian diplomat visits Iranian Artists Forum http://tehrantimes.com/arts-and-culture/119199-bulgarian-diplomat-visits-iranian-artists-forum
TEHRAN – The first secretary of the Embassy of Bulgaria, Jivko Kantchev, visited the Iranian Artists Forum in Tehran on Thursday.
He met IAF Director Majid Sarsangi during the visit and said he would like to organize a Bulgarian cultural... Read more

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