Students of Sharif University of Technology (SUT) in Tehran have ranked third at the International Collegiate Programming Contest (ICPC) after eighteen years, putting behind powerful adversaries such as Princeton, Harvard, Oxford, and Saint Petersburg State University to take the bronze medal.
The Managing Director of the Ministry of Health and Medical Education’s (MOHME) Department of Medical Equipment pointed out that Iran manufactures more than 30 percent of its own medical equipment for the domestic market, adding: “Over 110 types of medical equipment are also exported to 55 countries.”
The Minister of Information and Communications Technology of Iran (ICT) has reported that the “Payam” satellite did not get into orbit. Mohammad-Javad Azari-Jahromi tweeted: “We made our way to Imam Khomeini Spaceport in the early morning, accompanied by former ICT ministers of the 8th to 12th governments. The launch vehicle completed the first two stages successfully, but did not gather enough speed in the third stage to get “Payam” into orbit.”
Negar is an 11-year old girl from Kerman, eastern Iran, who has written a letter to former Iranian-American Director of Solar System Exploration at NASA's JPL, Professor Firouz Naderi. In the letter, she writes about her hopes of becoming an astronaut.
Yosra Soleimani is an 11-year-old girl from the city of Fonoj, one of the deprived cities of Sistan and Baluchistan Province, eastern Iran, who has succeeded in winning the championship title of the world abacus calculations for three consecutive years.
Iranian students have ranked first as a team and achieved brilliant individual results to hoist Iran’s flag at the 18th PAMA Global Abacus and Mental Arithmetic International Competition held in Malaysia.
The 2nd Int’l congress on congenital and structural heart disease for Iranian and European specialists is being held in Mashhad’s Razavi International Hospital with the participation of twenty countries.
In an exclusive interview with Persia Digest (PD) MIT Professor, John Tirman, said: “For all his bluster, Trump probably does not want a war with Iran. But if he takes such a decision, he will not seek congressional approval.”
The Iranian Ambassador in Muscat pointed to an increased number of flights between Iran and Oman from 20 to 48 per week, and said: “Shipping lines are also on the increase and a new one will start operating between the two countries in a fortnight.”
Any move by Iran to close the strategic Strait of Hormuz in response to the United States ending oil waivers for purchases of Iranian oil would be unjustified and unacceptable, a senior administration official said on Monday.
The Donald Trump administration will not renew sanctions waivers next month for eight countries to continue imports of Iranian oil, it announced today, in a move key American allies interpreted as an effort to get Iran to quit the 2015 nuclear deal that the United States withdrew from last year.
The 32nd Tehran International Book Fair opening ceremony was held in Tehran on Tuesday at Imam Khomeini Mosalla by the Minister of Culture and Islamic Guidance of Iran and the Minister of Culture and Tourism of China and its cultural representatives.