Category Archives: Updates

DHA plots not yet allotted

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AN ongoing practice at the Defence Housing Authority Lahore has been badly affecting residents since the past five years. Defence Housing Authority Lahore transferred hundreds of files for (ex)-Park View Housing Society now supposed to be a part of DHA Phase 8 Lahore during a span of the past eight years.

However, no ballot has taken place to date. When the authorities concerned at the DHA are asked about the allocation of plots, officials says that there is no land left in phase 8 to be allocated. File prices have dropped consequently from Rs2.5 million to Rs1.6 million as a result of the mishandling and careless attitude of the DHA. Continue reading

Working models: Flood victims move into new homes in model village

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MUZAFFARGARH:Chief minister Shahbaz Sharif expressed his pleasure at the timely construction of a model village for flood victims in Muzaffargarh.

The village is the first fully functional model village and the chief minister also distributed prizes among the builders and workers who had spent months on the construction of the village.   Sharif awarded Rs50,000 to the Muzaffargarh DCO Tahir Khursheed, former executive district officer (EDO) (revenue) and district officer Zafarul Islam were awarded Rs30,000 each and a three-day stay in PC Bhurban. The new Mullah Meeran model village is now complete and the Punjab government has constructed 250 houses in the village, as well as a school, shop and mosque. Continue reading

Shifting of Kot Lakhpat fruit and vegetable market

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LHC issues notice to commissioner on contempt plea

LAHORE: Justice Syed Mansoor Ali Shah of the Lahore High Court (LHC), on Friday, issued notices to the commissioner, district coordination officer, Gulberg TMO and Model Town superintendent of police on a contempt of court petition moved by traders of Kot Lakhpat fruit and vegetable market.

The judge directed the respondents to file their replies till September 8. The petition was filed by Abdul Ghafoor and some other traders. The petitioners’ counsel submitted that the local administration wanted to shift the market from Kot Lakhpat and had issued notices to them on which they had to file a petition in the LHC. Continue reading

Park Enclave, Bahria Town project’s competition takes a new turn

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ISLAMABAD: After Daily Times reports against the illegal housing project in Zone-IV and increasing public pressure, the Bahria Town management has changed their claim that the Bahria Enclave project is in front of Capital Development Authority’s (CDA) Project Park Enclave declaring it near to Park Enclave.

Bahria Town management using its political has allegedly gotten pressurised CDA, due to which CDA employees had to paste stickers on the advertising boards of Park Enclave mentioning Park Enclave the only approved housing sector in Zone IV, Daily Times learnt on Thursday. Continue reading

Lahore Property News: Rs 1.1bn for sports, parking facilities

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LAHORE: To provide parking and sports facilities to Lahorites, the Lahore Development Authority (LDA) on Thursday decided to execute various development projects at a cost of Rs1.1 billion.

The development schemes will include construction of three parking plazas in different localities, development of a cricket ground at G-Block of Sabzazar Housing Scheme as well as two pedestrian overhead bridges in front of Children’s Hospital Complex on Ferozepur Road and outside Shaikh Zayed Hospital on Khyaban-i-Jamia Punjab. Continue reading