Iran Current Affairs, GK & News

UN on Iran’s Death Penalty

A human rights expert from United Nations has described the Iran’s Death penalty as “an arbitrary deprivation of life”. Key Points UN described that the executions carried out in Iran is often used as a political tool. The death penalty is often imposed on arbitrary and vague grounds. UN asked Iran to reform laws and ..

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Farzad-B Gas Field

Farzad-B Gas Field is an off-shore natural gas field that is situated 20kms away from Farsi Island in Iran. This gas field was discovered in 2008 by a consortium of three Indian companies, led by the state-owned ONGC Videsh (OVL) the overseas arm of ONGC which has a 40% stake. The other two companies were ..

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Simorgh Supercomputer

Iran recently launched its supercomputer called Simorgh. This supercomputer is hundred times more powerful than the previous Iranian supercomputers. About the Simorgh Supercomputer The Supercomputer has been named after the phoenix like bird called the Simurgh. The Simorgh Supercomputer was developed by the Amirkabir University of Technology in Tehran, the capital of Iran. It is ..

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Endangered seals found dead on Russia’s Caspian coast

More than one hundred and seventy seals were washed up dead over the shores of Caspian Sea in Russia. Experts believe that the seals might have died due to industrial pollution or might have got caught in the nets. Caspian Sea Caspian Sea is the largest inland water body in the world. It is bounded ..

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Iran’s Strategic Measures for the Removal of Sanctions: Highlights

The Iranian Parliament has recently passed a bill called the “Strategic Measures for the Removal of Sanctions”. The bill aims to boost the nuclear activity of Iran in the wake of killing of the Iranian nuclear scientist, Mohsen Fakhrizadeh. He was the head of the Iranian defence ministry innovation centre. He was assassinated on November ..

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