On the margins of the "Centennial Without Regime" campaign, the Founding Parliament movement is holding a Yerevan-Gyumri car rally. The goal of the car rally is to hold a meeting with the Founding Parliament's supporters from Gyumri. It is noteworthy that the previous car rally to Gyumri was disrupted by the local kingpins.
During the 28th session, that took place on March 27 in Geneva, the UN Council on Human Rights adopted Armenia's resolution on prevention of genocide. The Armenian MFA press-office reports that 64 states joined Armenia to cosmos the resolution. The resolution reconfirms that untrammeled genocides and crimes against humanity encourage the recidivism of such, it also hinders the establishment of international peace, safety and security.
"South Caucasus Railway" CJSC has announced privileges for the passengers traveling by electric train in April. Thus, schoolchildren and students participating in the Armenian Genocide Centennial events will travel to Yerevan and back free of charge.
Yerevan, March 25. ArmInfo. Alexander Avanesov. "Electric Networks of Armenia" (ENA) CJSC has quitted discrimination against the consumers, Artak Shaboyan, Chairman of the Armenian State Commission for the Protection of Economic Competition, said at today's session of the Parliament when replying to MP Khachatur Kokobelyan's question.
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.
In 2014 VTB Armenia strengthened its positions in retail business. At a March 25 press conference Bank CEO Yury Gusev said that over the previous year the bank had increased retail indicators and had kept its leading position card turnover. The banks is second in retail lending to individuals (almost 104 billion AMD in 2014).
Situation on Line of Contact of the Armenian and Azerbaijani armed forces remains tense. According to the NKR Defense Army press-office, Azerbaijan breached the ceasefire nearly 140 times overnight firing 1700 shots from weapons of various calibers, including from 60mm, 82mm, and 120mm mortars, and shoulder launchers and others.
Films telling about the Genocide of Armenians were screened at the 19th Sofia Film Festival in a special program "Never Again." The program is implemented by the Golden Apricot International Film Festival with the support of the Culture Ministry of Armenia and the Committee to coordinate events commemorating the centennial of the Armenian Genocide.
The concert of well-known conductor Valery Gergiev and the Armenian National Philharmonic Orchestra has been postponed.
Sona Hovhannisyan, general manager of the "Yerevan Prospects" festival, has told ArmInfo that the concert was to open the festival on March 28. However, Gergiev asked the festival administration to postpone the concert due to the changes in his tour schedule.
Armenian Eye Care Project and Orange Foundation launch 2015 program of Free Eye Care Initiative Today Orange Foundation and the Armenian Eye Care Project (AECP) have announced the launch of 2015 free eye care program, in the framework of which inhabitants of Kotayk, then Lori, Shirak and Aragatsotn regions will benefit from free eye care services.
Beeline announces improvement of the 3G network in Yerevan, the press service of the company reports.
2G and 3G new base stations and network signal boosters were installed particularly in Yerevan downtown, Komitas Avenue and Nork-Marash administrative district.
195 residents of Mets Ayrum rural community have addressed a letter to Armenian Prime Minister Hovik Abrahamyan over the situation around the tailing dump of the Akhtala Mining Plant. The letter has also been sent to all parliamentary groups of Armenia, the OSCE Office in Yerevan, Armenian Ministry of Nature Protection and the Standing Parliamentary Commission for Agriculture and Environment.
"EcoLur" reports that Ministry of Nature Protection RA is performing large-scale inspections at Akhtala ore mining plant.
The inspections were launched after "EcoLur"'s alarm signal on the plant's heavy equipment in Mets Airum community. According to the news, hills, landscapes, community grasslands are being taken down and soil is being moved out in spades.