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March, 31



March, 31, 1889 A.D.:
Eiffel Tower opens


On March 31, 1889, the Eiffel Tower is dedicated in Paris in a ceremony presided over by Gustave Eiffel, the tower's designer, and attended by French Prime Minister Pierre Tirard, a handful of other dignitaries, and 200 construction workers. In 1889, to honor of the centenary of the French Revoluti... Read Full Article:


March, 31, 1890 A.D.:
Imperial Bank Of Persia Inaugurated


Originally known as The British Bank of the Middle East, The Imperial bank of Persia was established in 1889 with a royal charter from Queen Victoria, very unusual for an overseas bank at the time. Iran's banking system, including issuing banknotes had been managed by the British for over 40 years. ... Read Full Article:


March, 31, 1931 A.D.:
Tehran University Foundation Step


After abolition of the Qajar Dynasty, during inauguration of the Majlis library in 1926, the idea of a modern university surfaced and was discussed among parliament members but the grandeur of the project needed in-depth studies and allocation of resources. The main problem in fact was that some Ira... Read Full Article:


March, 31, 1936 A.D.:
Thrusting U. S. Into Diplomatic Limbo


Reza Shah Pahlavi, now calling himself the King of Kings ordered the Iranian legation in Washington and the Iranian consulates in Manhattan and Chicago permanently closed, thus thrusting the U. S. into a diplomatic limbo. The political outrage started after his majesty's Minister Plenipotentiary to ... Read Full Article:


March, 31, 2014 A.D.:
Gingerly, Iran begins to rock out


In 2008, Iran banned all pop music. But a recent female solo performance signals growing freedom in a country where heavy metal musicians have been told to stay seated on stage. By Scott Peterson, Staff writer / March 30, 2014 Tehran, Iran By the bleak standard set by 35 years of Islamic revo... Read Full Article:


March, 31, 2014 A.D.:
Iran taking new security measures at eastern borders


Iran’s Police Chief Brigadier General Esmail Ahmadi-Moqaddam says the Islamic Republic has begun constructing 120 watch towers along its eastern border areas. Speaking to reporters in the Iranian city of Shiraz on Saturday, Ahmadi-Moqaddam said the watch towers and a 120-km road are being constru... Read Full Article:


March, 31, 2014 A.D.:
Thousands enjoy annual Persian festival


BY CINDY YAMANAKA / STAFF PHOTOGRAPHER Published: March 30, 2014 Updated: 8:31 p.m. IRVINE – Amir Khazan looks forward to the annual Sizdah Bedar festival that is celebrated on the 13th day of the Persian New Year and held at William R. Mason Regional Park. “It is one of t... Read Full Article:


March, 31, 2014 A.D.:
Private Investigator Cracking cases for L.A.'s Iranian community


By Saba Hamedy March 30, 2014 An Iranian man parks his car in a guest spot behind his apartment. He heads inside the building and comes back out about an hour later to walk the dog. Across the street, parked in a rental car, private investigator Sam Nassrouie tucks away his surveillance gear — a... Read Full Article:


March, 31, 2016 A.D.:
Meet the Incredible Woman Who is Helping Save Iran’s Homeless and Injured Dogs | One Green Planet


Amanda Lindner March 30, 2016 Maryam Sanei, who lives in Tehran, Iran, originally studied Civil Aviation with plans to become a flight attendant. However, her love for animals has kept her on the ground. Sanei has a soft spot for dogs, especially those who have been injured or abandoned. Since there... Read Full Article:


March, 31, 2016 A.D.:
Khamenei rebukes Iran moderates for questioning missile tests | euronews, world news


By Alasdair Sandford | With REUTERS 30/03 17:28 CET Dialogue or missiles: divisions between hardliners and reformists among Iran’s top brass over how to deal with the West have been exposed in the wake of recent ballistic tests. The Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei has said that missiles are ... Read Full Article:


March, 31, 2016 A.D.:
Iran can add 500,000 bpd oil supply in a year: IEA chief| Reuters


A general view shows a unit of South Pars Gas field in Asalouyeh Seaport, north of Persian Gulf, Iran November 19, 2015. Reuters/Raheb Homavandi/TIMA Iran is expected to add half a million barrels of oil supply a day within a year from its existing oilfields after the lifting of sanctions against T... Read Full Article:


March, 31, 2016 A.D.:
Many populated cities in the Persian Gulf may be uninhabitable by the end of the century - Warren Daily News


Temperatures in the Persian Gulf could reach levels by the end of the century that would be extreme for most people, making some of the poorest regions inhospitable and posing significant challenges to the hajj pilgrimage in Saudi Arabia. Could worsening heat make the Persian Gulf uninhabitable? Bas... Read Full Article:


March, 31, 2016 A.D.:
OU unveils new statue of famous Persian philosopher and scientist


Derric Cushman, news reporter University of Oklahoma OU President David Boren and others unveiled a new statue of a Persian philosopher and scientist Wednesday in front of Hester Hall. The statue of Omar Khayyám, an 11th-century poet, astronomer, scholar and mathematician, is located in front of H... Read Full Article:


March, 31, 2016 A.D.:
European Oil Traders Corner Iranian Gasoline Markets | OilPrice.com


By Rakesh Upadhyay Posted on Wed, 30 March 2016 21:40 | 0 Europe’s trading giants Guvnor and Vitol have organized their first shipments of gasoline to Iran as they vie for Iranian market share in the early phase of this game. While Vitol delivered its first supply in March, Guvnor sent its first ... Read Full Article:


March, 31, 2016 A.D.:
Rouhani’s abysmal economic record and the West’s dilemma - Business Insider


Iranian President Hassan Rouhani recently called last summer’s nuclear deal a “shining sun” for the Islamic Republic. If so, that sun has not yet shone on ordinary Iranians. The Statistical Center of Iran just announced that economic growth between March and December 2015 reached just 0.7 perc... Read Full Article:

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