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.
Based on the latest statistics published by the Communications Regulatory Authority of Iran, over MM72 and 941 thousand people use broadband internet in Iran with an internet penetration rate of 89 percent.
An EU spokesperson has pointed to the compact agenda of Federica Mogherini, High Representative of the European Union for Foreign Affairs and Security Policy, saying she will probably be unable to fit the anti-Iran summit in Poland in her work schedule.
According to finds by Iranian researchers, water levels in the Caspian Sea have dropped in recent years and the effluent of pollutants and agricultural and urban wastewaters into the Sea has increased its organic load and decreased oxygen levels. This will transform the Caspian Sea in the deeper parts into a dead environment.
Former Iranian Ambassador to China believes: “A turnover of directors and change of regulations in Iran means that Beijing will not make long-term plans to work with Tehran. It is against this backdrop that large state-owned Chinese companies have left Iran during the sanctions period.”
A reformist Iranian political analyst believes: “Tensions are likely to reoccur due to economic problems created by sanctions, but the only way out of the existing crisis and bridging the gap between the people and the government is to accept that the problem exists and make some reforms from inside the system.”
Iran’s Ambassador to Switzerland Mohammad Reza Haji Karim Jabbari on Monday appreciated the Swiss Iranologist Professor Johann Christoph Burgel for his outstanding contributions to the Islamic and Iranian studies as well as his invaluable translations in the field of Persian language and history.
The Iranian foreign minister has condemned the continued detention of an Iranian female journalist in US jails, saying that the US government still violates human rights of black people, reports Mehr News.
Deputy Foreign Minister Abbas Araghchi said on Monday that Iran has always been seeking to establish peace and stability in the region, but it will never allow any country to build coalition against its interests in the region or outside.