A state non-commercial organization has been set up at the Defense Ministry of Armenia to manage the Sports and Concert Facility after Karen Demirchyan. A relevant enactment was adopted at the Government, Thursday.
Beeline and College of "Eurasia" International University announced "Information Technologies in my Life" contest of essays. The contest aims to find out the role of information technologies in the life of present day school children, how harmoniously they are employed in education programs and whether the learning process benefits from them or not.
A magnitude 3.7 earthquake hit the north of Armenia at 8:01pm on March 24, according to the Ministry of Territorial Administration and Emergency Situation.
On March 24, the former employees of the Nairit Plant held a protest action in Yerevan to demand their wages from the authorities. Earlier they applied to Armenian Human Rights Defender Karen Andreasyan. Today they held a procession to the President's palace, however, no one met them there. Afterwards, Nairit's former employees made their way to the Parliament building.
The Armenian Foreign Ministry is specifying information about possible presence of Armenian citizens on board the Airbus A320, which was flying from Barcelona to Dusseldorf, Foreign Ministry Spokesman Tigran Balayan has told ArmInfo.
Kapan saughterhouse employees have been disclosed with brucellosis.It is said in "Aware and Protected Consumer" NGO's statement that up today 15 people have been disclosed with the diagnosis. It has been stated that infection with brucellosis can take place as a result of a direct contact with carrier animals or consuming infected products such as unpasteurized milk or cheese made of unpasteurized milk.
The National Security Service and the Police of Armenia have put the March 4 murder suspects on the wanted the list. To recall, on March 4, kingpin Levon Ghazaryan (a.k.a. Yerrordmastsi Lyovik) was killed near Nubarashen penitentiary. According to media reports, three persons closest to Mher Sedrakyan, MP from the ruling Republican Party of Armenia, have already been detained.
VivaCell-MTS continues cooperating with the National Center for Oncology after V. Fanarjyan. The press office of VivaCell-MTS has told ArmInfo that this year the center has acquired a "Plessart VIVO" ("Toshiba", Japan) universal remote control digital fluoroscopy and analog radiography comprehensive device. The company has provided AMD 60 million for the acquisition of the equipment.
On 12 March, the European Parliament adopted the Annual Report on Human Rights and Democracy in the world 2013, European Friends of Armenia (EuFoA) reports. Several clauses of this document are relevant to Armenia, especially the paragraph that "calls, ahead of the 100th anniversary of the Armenian genocide, on all the Member States to acknowledge it, and encourages the Member States and the EU institutions to contribute further to its recognition.
Prosecutor General of Armenia Gevorg Kostanyan is at loss to speak of the crime wave reasons in Armenia. After the government meeting on March 10 the journalists asked Kostanyan to comment on the recent bloody shootout. Criminal kingpin Levon Ghazaryan was killed in the shootout in Yerevan. During the shootout in Gyumri six people were severely injured and taken to hospital.
“ArmInfo” News Agency interview with “Erebuni” medicenter plastic surgeon Nara Tornikova Vardapetyan
The dismissed employees of the Nairit Plant have gathered outside the government building on March 3 demanding Prime Minister Hovik Abrahamyan to submit an exact schedule of paying the arrears of wages.
Soldier Albert Safaryan's three comrades-in-arms - company top sergeant Arayik Sukiasyan, soldier Gevorg Ghazaryan and junior sergeant Mihran Hovakimya - have been detained within the framework of Albert's suicide.
43% of Armenia's citizens consider unemployment and tension escalation on the border to be the most topical problems, Aram Navasardyan, Head of the Yerevan Office of Gallup International Association, said at a press conference in Yerevan when presenting the findings of the public opinion poll.
Platoon commander of the Military Academy after Vazgen Sargsyan, Artyom Avetisyan, has faced charges over the murder of the military student Haykaz Barseghyan, according to the investigation Committee press-office,
Armenia has occupied the 56th place in the world by the number of deliberate murders, director of the "Sociometer" centre for sociological research, Aharon Adibelyan, said at today's press-conference.
Yerevan's Erebouni Medical Center has registered a rare case: 25-year-old Angela Mnatsakanyan has given birth to triplets. Obstetric officer Anaida Ananyan told ArmInfo that this is a rare phenomenon as triplets are more often born in cases of artificial insemination.
Head of the Yerevan Road Police Arsen Arshakyan has been dismissed, the Police press office told ArmInfo. The reasons of the dismissal are not reported. Arshakyan is now in the personnel reserve.
An Armenian policeman has been accused of having robbed the houses of a number of Iranians living in Yerevan.
A criminal case was opened over the death of Haykaz Barseghyan, a soldier of the educational military unit in Yerevan. The body of Haykaz Barseghyan was found hanged from a chin-up bar on the sports ground at his military unit on Jan 29 morning.
Well-known actor Vardan Petrosyan has been sentenced to 5 years in jail. In addition, he has been deprived of a driving license for 2 years. To recall, the prosecutor demanded 6.5-year imprisonment for Vardan Petrosyan.
According to a Yerevan-based Haykakan Zhamanak (Armenian Time) Daily, Valery Permyakov - the Russian soldier who stands accused of murdering 7 persons of the same family in Gyumri, Armenia - was not acquainted with his victims.
The criminal case on the vicious family murder in Gyumri includes many stories related to the crime scenario. One of the stories says the murderer Valery Permyakov might have acted not alone, Hunan Poghosyan, deputy head of the Armenia Police, told reporters, Monday.
Health Ministry of Armenia has convened, Wednesday, after cases of Hepatitis C were detected at the Kajaran Medical Center lately.
An employee of one of the banks in Abovyan (Kotayk Marz of Armenia), tried to steal a great sum of money from the bank. The press service of Armenian Police has told ArmInfo that on Jan 19 the Police received an alarm that 34.5 mln AMD, 30 thsd USD and 4.5 thsd EUR disappeared from the bank vault.
A requiem service for 6-month-old Seryozha Avetisyan has started at Sourb Nshan Church in Gyumri.
Union of Armenians of Russia will organize a flower-laying ceremony outside the Embassy of Armenia in Russia in memory of Seryozha Avetisyan, who died of stab wounds in hospital on the 7th day after his entire family was shot dead in Gyumri, Armenia.
Ceremonial funeral of little Seryozha Avetisyan - the survived member of the family viciously murdered in the town of Gyumri - will be held in Gyumri on January 21.
Seryozha Avetisyan, six-month baby injured in Gyumri on Jan 12, died on Monday at 5:02 PM.
The Investigation Committee of Armenia has announced in a statement that criminal charges have been brought against some participants in the January 15 spontaneous actions of protests in Gyumri. The Committee told ArmInfo, some of the detained protesters are charged with hooliganism and arbitrary actions against the Police.
The health of the six-month-old Seryozha Avetisyan - the only survivor of the family murder in Gyumri - is getting worse, as the child is suffering from cardio- vascular deficiency and kidney failure, the Health Ministry reports.