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Iranian master of miniatures to open University of Arts

Mahmoud Farshchian, a master of Persian painting and miniatures, said, to establish this university, I have held meetings with Mohammad Bagher Nobakht, Head of President Office and Head of Management and Planning Organization, and Mokhber Dezfuli, ... Mehr News, 1 day ago

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Translator of books on Persian Gulf Hassan Zanganeh dies at 65

TEHRAN -- The Iranian translator Hassan Zanganeh, who is mostly known for efforts in translating western writers works on the history of the Persian Gulf, died at his home in Bushehr on Friday. He had been suffering from a type of cancer over the ...
 Tehran Times2 days ago

More War? The Persians at Getty Villa Gives Fair Warning

Despite the attempts of sane minds to stem the destructiveness of war, its eons-long sway, arising from human greed or grievance, seems to be eternal. The oldest surviving play in western civilization, Aeschylus' The Persians, clocking in at just ...
 Huffington Post1 week ago
International Business Times UK

Good Looks in Men Does Not Ensure Good Reproductive Benefits, Says Study

The 'Prince of Persia' is no doubt good looking but does that win the game? A news study suggests that facial attractiveness in men does not assure good sperm quality.REUTERS Facial attractiveness and quality of semen do not go hand in hand, ...
 International Business Times UK2 weeks ago
Mehr News

Iran stresses on Persian origin of Polo

Hamzeh Ilkhanizadeh said Iran's history and culture is a solid evidence to confirm Chogan (polo) as a Persian sport, and other countries attempts to register it as their own will not alter the facts. In regard to Azerbaijan's claim that Polo is ...
 Mehr News2 weeks ago Chogan finalists compete in Tehran for top position  Mehr News3 weeks ago

Toronto Critic's Pick: Jake Gyllenhaal Plays an Unscrupulous Newshound in the Tense Thriller 'Nightcrawler'

Jake Gyllenhaal, having gotten the blockbuster-hero thing out of his system with 2010's Prince of Persia , is clearly interested in exploring new acting challenges, as his turns in last year's Prisoners and Enemy proved. In director Dan Conroy's ...
 Yahoo!2 weeks ago Jake Gyllenhaal has major plans post-Toronto  USA Today2 weeks ago
Times of India

Persian inspiration for this bridal collection

Designer duo Anjallee and Arjun Kapoor are all set to preview their latest bridal collection 'Persia' in the city. Inspired by Persian architecture, the line sees the couple's signature style sensibility. Lots of Persian paisley dominate the ...
 Times of India3 weeks ago
IBN Live

From the oldest Lucknowi Biryani to the most renowned Hyderabadi Biryani: 10 delicious ...

Biryani originated in Persia and made in-roads to India via Afghanistan. The earliest examples of Biryani were seen during the Mughal rule in the form of Lucknowi Biryani. Gradually there was a Calcutta Biryani and the very famous Hyderabadi Biryani. The ...
 IBN Live4 weeks ago
Budapest Business Journal

New luxury train: Jewels of Persia

, 12:20 PM CET MÁV Nosztalgia, a Hungarian state-owned railway company, is planning to launch a new luxury train, Golden Eagle Danube Express. The new line expected to start this October would include 13 luxury historical carriages. The train ...
 Budapest Business Journal1 month ago

Dear Mr D'Souza, Hindustan does not mean land of Hindus

As an FYI for Mr Francis D'Souza, the word Hindustan is derived from the Old Persian word Hindu, which in turn is derived from Sindhu, the Sanskrit name for the Indus River. Old Persian refers to the people living beyond the Indus as Hindu. This combined with the suffix "sthan", meaning "place" gets us Hindustan, as the land on the other side (from Persia) of the Indus. The term came into common use under the rule of the Mughals who referred to their dominion, centred on Delhi, as ...
 Rediff.com1 month ago
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