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Blossoms festival: First graders celebrate school year

Blossoms festival: First graders celebrate school year

“Jashn-e Shokufeha”, literally meaning “blossoms festival”, was held on Saturday nationwide in elementary schools, which were host to many students who celebrated their first school year.

Free fruit plan aiming to encourage children to healthy diet

Free fruit plan aiming to encourage children to healthy diet

Tehran Municipality has implemented a scheme offering free fruits to children in some certain markets across the city in a bid to encourage children to healthy diet and improve their nutrition, head of fruits and vegetables organization of the Munici

Muharram, rejoining families, promoting intimacy

Muharram, rejoining families, promoting intimacy

Once I grew old enough to figure out the main reasons behind the mourning rituals of Muharram I became genuinely fond of it, as it is not just a month grieve, but a time to heighten the strong sense of intimacy.

Iran and Japan to promote mutual tourism

Iran and Japan to promote mutual tourism

The Head of Japan Association of Travel Agents (JATA) has described Iran as a country with huge tourism potentials and underlined that his country is looking for opportunities to extend its tourism to Iran and work on tourist exchanges.

Isfahan to run guesthouse for patients with cancer

Isfahan to run guesthouse for patients with cancer

A guesthouse will be opened in the city of Isfahan to accommodate health tourists who are suffering from cancer.

Enrollment rate in primary education increased to almost 100% in Iran: minister

Enrollment rate in primary education increased to almost 100% in Iran: minister

While in 1970s there enrollment rate of the boys and girls in primary education was 70 percent, currently it exceeds 98 percent, Education Minister said on Thursday.

Vision screening test for children to begin in Oct.

Vision screening test for children to begin in Oct.

The Welfare Organization will start carrying out vision screening tests for children aging 3 to 6 years by the beginning of the eighth Iranian calendar month of Aban (October 23).

Plan on improving health of mothers on agenda

Plan on improving health of mothers on agenda

A plan on improving next generation’s well-being, improving mothers’ health and strengthening the fundamentals of families is to be implemented in different provinces, Fariba Derakhshan-nia, an official with the Welfare Organization has said.

‘Iranian children grew taller in last 2 decades’

‘Iranian children grew taller in last 2 decades’

While 20 percent of Iranian children have been shorter than usual, the number has decreased to 4 percent over the past two decades, which indicates that children are currently taller than before, an official with the Ministry of Health has said.

UNHCR: Iran a model for protecting asylum seekers

UNHCR: Iran a model for protecting asylum seekers

UN High Commissioner for refugees, Filippo Grandi, has said: “Iran has become a leading world model with its progressive policies for asylum seekers.”

Children throughout world exposed to common concerns

Children throughout world exposed to common concerns

Mayor of Isfahan Ghodratollah Noroozi, in a message to Children Film Festival currently underway in Isfahan, said the children, not just in Iran, but throughout the world, are exposed to common concerns and issues.

$2.7b allocated to job creation in rural areas

$2.7b allocated to job creation in rural areas

A total fund of 120 trillion rials (nearly $2.7 billion) has been earmarked for granting job creation loans to the people in rural areas nationwide, labor ministry’s caretaker has said.

National plan on family and virtual world to be launched

National plan on family and virtual world to be launched

“The national plan on family and virtual world” will be implemented in order to increase the knowledge of women about virtual world and networks, says Susan Radfar who acts as advisor on women and family affairs at the Ministry of Communication and

Changing the school year schedule: hopes and concerns

Changing the school year schedule: hopes and concerns

For many Iranian students the beginning of the school year also called Aval-e Mehr (literally meaning the first day of the seventh Iranian calendar month of Mehr), which falls on September 23, is a nostalgic memory which is about to change.

Some 63,000 houses built for the underprivileged in 5 years: official

Some 63,000 houses built for the underprivileged in 5 years: official

The administration of President Hassan Rouhani has provided some 63,000 residential units since it took office in August 2013 for financially struggling families under coverage of the Imam Khomeini Relief Foundation and the Welfare Organization, Anou

Tehran puppet theater festival kicks off with hopes for world peace

Tehran puppet theater festival kicks off with hopes for world peace

The 17th Mobarak International Puppet Theater Festival opened on Wednesday as the festival director, Marzieh Borumand, wished children in the world peace and friendship.

Shanghai Art Collection Museum displays paintings by Iranian children

Shanghai Art Collection Museum displays paintings by Iranian children

A collection of paintings by Iranian children is on display in an exhibition at the Shanghai Art Collection Museum in China.

Some $1.5b donated to health sector in a decade

Some $1.5b donated to health sector in a decade

Iranian philanthropists active in the health sector have contributed a total of 60 trillion rials (nearly $1.5 billion) to the health sector since the establishment of the national health charity association in the Iranian calendar year 1386 (March 2

Iran to gift ‘Peace and Friendship’ carpet to UN

Iran to gift ‘Peace and Friendship’ carpet to UN

Iran will present a handwoven carpet called ‘Peace and Friendship’ to the United Nations in coming days, said the head of Iran's National Carpet Center.

Iranian kids win 2018 I-Maths

Iranian kids win 2018 I-Maths

Iranian children ranked first at 2018 I-Maths competitions held in Malaysia.