Tehran News

  • 98% of Tehran Province Linked to Gas Network
    More than 98% of the population in Tehran Province have access to natural gas, managing director of the provincial gas company said. “In the last Iranian year [March 2020-21], Tehran Gas Company...
  • Water Rationing Not an Option in Tehran
    There are no plans to announce restrictions on water use this summer in Tehran Province, the head of Tehran Water and Wastewater Company said. "The company has forecast water consumption to soar...
  • Ozone Pollution Blights Tehran
    With the beginning of the hot season, the concentration of ground level ozone is on the rise in Tehran, Tehran Municipality’s data show. According to charts published by Tehran Air Quality Control...
  • Foreign Investments in Tehran Reach $1.2b in Fiscal 2020-21
    Tehran Province attracted $1.2 billion of foreign investments in the form of 27 contracts during the last fiscal year (ended March 20, 2021), according to Farzaneh Dehnadi, the head of Economic and...
  • Tehran Subway Opens 2 Stations
    Two subway stations in Line 6 and 7 of Tehran Metro were inaugurated on Thursday to speed up the development of traffic-free, green means of transportation. The stations were inaugurated by...
  • More Pleasant Air Quality Dominates Tehran in May
    The residents of Iranian capital inhaled less polluted air in May compared with the same period of last year, Tehran Air Quality Control Company’s data show. However, charts published by TAQCC...
  • IoT Lab Launched in Tehran
    An IoT (internet of things) laboratory has been established in the University of Tehran’s Tech Park to accelerate the domestic tech sector’s growth. Meysam Yousefi, an official with the Tech Park...
  • Tehran Disability Friendlier
    Urban managers in Tehran are more socially conscious and upgrading urban infrastructure and services to meet the requirements of physically-impaired people. According to Hamshahri Online, Mohammad...
  • Power Outages Begin in Tehran
    With the onset of summer and rising power consumption rise in the capital, sporadic power cuts have started in Tehran, Alborz and Qom provinces, the spokesman for the Iran Power Generation,...
  • Tehran Metro’s Line 10 Phase Requires Nearly $430 Million
    The first phase of Tehran Metro’s Line 10, which runs across the western part of the capital city, needs 97 trillion rials ($429.2 million), the CEO of Tehran Metro Company said.  During a...
  • Tehran Skies Get Duller in April as Pollution Worsens
    Citizens of Iran's capital Tehran inhaled more poisonous air in April than in the same month of the previous year, data released by Tehran Air Quality Control Company show. Charts published on...
  • Pollution Darkens Tehran Pollution Darkens Tehran Skies
    The residents of Iranian capital breathed in more polluted air in March compared with the corresponding month of last year, data released by Tehran Air Quality Control Company show.  Charts...
  • Seven Subway Stations for Tehran
    Seven stations in Tehran’s subway network will become operational next month, the head of Tehran Metro Company said. Visiting subway construction sites on Saturday, Ali Emam added that after the...
  • Tehran Smog Recedes in January
    The hand of nature, rain and wind, has pushed away the suffocating blanket of smog that had covered Tehran, making air in January a tad cleaner compared to the previous month. Based on the data...
  • Electric Buses Tapped to Help Curtail Tehran Air Pollution
    Iran’s Vice President for Science and Technology has launched a joint initiative with the University of Tehran for converting diesel- and gas-powered buses currently operating in the capital city...
  • Tehran Municipality Obliged to Use Only Recycled Water for Greenspaces
    To help reduce water use from depleting ground resources, as of March Tehran Water and Wastewater Company will supply Tehran Municipality 40 million cubic meters of treated wastewater a year for...
  • Tehran to Invest $19.5m on Upgrading Public Bus Fleet
    Tehran Municipality plans to spend 5 trillion rials ($19.53 million) on new buses to bolster the aging public transportation fleet in the capital. Mahmoud Tarfa, the head of Tehran Bus Company,...
  • Tehran Wastewater Network to Be Complete in 2022
    Tehran wastewater network is 90% compete and will come online in 2022 to enhance water quality and quantity in the capital, executive director of the project said. “Of the 9,000 km wastewater...
  • While Smog Suffocates Tehran Bureaucrats Play Blame Games
    With air pollution hovering above emergency levels in Tehran amid news of widespread low-quality mazut use in power stations, bureaucrats are scapegoating the public and waging blame games. Iran’s...
  • Heavy Smog Engulfs Tehran
    Tehran has been suffocating under a blanket of smog over the past several days, as urban managers faced the public ire over their inaction. In a meeting held on Friday, Abdolreza Cheraghali a...
  • Tehran Public Transport Gets a Shot in the Arm
    Tehran Bus Company and the Industries Ministry have reached an agreement to restore 1,000 dilapidated urban buses under a long-term scheme. Mahmoud Tarfa, the head of TBC, told reporters that the...
  • Tehran Province Seeking  Bigger Share of Budget
    Tehran Province has called for revising the current system of allocating provincial budget, so that factors like the provinces' population and living costs are taken into account. 
  • Tehran Water Distribution Improving
    Two water projects were inaugurated Thursday in Tehran Province to enhance water quality and increase supply in the ever-expanding metropolis, director of the National Water and Wastewater...
  • Tehran Water Treatment Capacity Rising
    To further improve potable water quality and curb land subsidence in Tehran Province, the first phase of a water treatment plant is complete and will become operational soon, director of the...
  • 38% Decrease in H1 Tehran Home Construction Permits
    The first half of the current Iranian year (March 20-Sept. 21) registered a 38% decline in the number of permits issued to home builders, says the head of Construction Engineering Organization of...

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