Friday , 30 October 2020

Science and Technology

U.S. Treasury Seeks To Reassure Banks Wary Of Dealing With Iran

PayvandNews – The U.S. Treasury is seeking to reassure banks that have been unwilling to do business with Iran, but Tehran says the effort has not gone far enough. New guidance issued over the weekend after months of complaints from Tehran clarifies that non-U.S. banks can do business with Iran in U.S. dollars, provided those transactions don’t pass through financial …

Read More »

Iran’s RighTel confirms roaming deal with AT&T

PayvandNews – A major Iranian telecommunications operator has confirmed that it has an international roaming service deal with America’s AT&T. Majid Sadri, the managing director of RighTel, was quoted by Iranian media as saying that his company has already been able to establish roaming services with 123 operators in 87 countries. They, as the company says on its website, include the US. …

Read More »

Iran, Germany to cooperate on Zayanderud river restoration

PayvandNews  – Deputy energy minister announced that Iran and Germany have reached agreement over saving Zayanderud river. A fresh round of talks between Iran and Germany over water and power industries kicked off in Tehran upon arrival of a delegation of Germany’s Federal Ministry of Education and Research headed by State Secretary Georg Schutte and attended by President of German …

Read More »

Iran to send 3 satellites into orbit by year end: Official

PayvandNews- Head of the Iranian Space Agency Mohsen Bahrami said that Iran will launch three domestically-built satellites, including SharifSat, into orbit by the end of next Iranian year (March 20, 2018). He made the remarks addressing a conference titled ‘Space in Qur’an’s View’. Iran’s Friendship Satellite cartoon by Mehdi Azizi, Iranian daily Shargh Iran says that sending its satellites into …

Read More »

Why renewable energy is booming in Iran

Al-monitor — On Sept. 10, Iran and Russia launched a project to add two new 1,000-megawatt (MW) reactors to the already existing 1,000-MW reactor at the Bushehr nuclear power plant in the southwest of the country. The operating plant was connected to Iran’s national grid in September 2011, following a long series of delays and technical problems, and amid a dispute …

Read More »

With civilian drone competition, Iran battles against brain drain

csmonitor – A PATH TO PROGRESS At a manicured technology park outside Tehran, drone builders vied for prize money. But the contest also sought to provide team members with hope for a future in Iran. By Scott Peterson, Staff writer TEHRAN — The 26 drone-building teams descended on the polished, manicured technology park 15 miles east of Tehran with the overflowing enthusiasm of school …

Read More »

In memory of Iranian American physicist Ali Javan: 1926-2016

PayvandNews – PAAIA is sad to announce the passing of Dr. Ali Javan. A respected and accomplished Iranian American physicist, Javan was a professor emeritus of physics at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology. Co-inventor of the gas laser in 1960, he secured his spot among the great scientific minds of the 20th century, and was elected a fellow of the …

Read More »

Iran launches production line for Zolfaqar missiles

PayvandNews – Iran launched production line for its first solid-fuel pin-point precision and long-range missile dubbed Zolfaqar on Sunday. Defense Minister Brigadier General Hossein Dehqan said during the launching ceremony that the tactical missile Zolfaqar which was entirely indigenous in design and production served the purpose of enhancing Iran’s missile combat might as stated by the Supreme Leader. He said …

Read More »

Iran’s first online census gets into high gear

PayvandNews – Iranians have begun taking part in the country’s first national online census, with one official saying general response on the first day was “unprecedented”. Ashkan Shabbak, head of the supervisory committee on the census, told IRNA news agency on Sunday that he expected 35% of Iranians to fill out online version of the survey. Those who do not …

Read More »

Two Iranian soldiers killed in clashes in West Azerbaijan

rudaw  – At least two Iranian soldiers were killed in clashes on the northwestern border with Iraqi Kurdistan, sources said. One source told Rudaw that clashes took place in the Barimergan area of Piranshahr, a town in Iran’s West Azerbaijan province. He could not tell who was involved in the clashes, but according to the information received by Rudaw at …

Read More »
0