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    Agricultural Land For Lease In Hyderabad Andhra

  • Andhra Pradesh orders temples to pray for rain

    NEW DELHI: Authorities in a south Indian state have ordered temples to perform special prayers for rain after a disappointing monsoon...

    The Andhra Pradesh government said Indians had been performing rituals involving prayers and offerings to the gods “since time immemorial” and they had already proved effective in bringing rain...

  • Five, including Karnataka MLA, die in Andhra Pradesh train accident

    A Member of India's Legislative Assembly (MLA) Venkatesh Nayak and four others were killed on Monday morning when an express train and a granite-laden truck collided at a level crossing in Andhra Pradesh state's Anantapur area, said a report published on Hindustan Times...

    At least 25 people are reported to have been injured in this second fatal railway accident this month, which took place in Madakasira — more than 450km from...

  • Hopes on hold for model Andhra capital

    A staggering $15 billion is needed to transform Amaravati from a few shiny buildings, villages and thousands of acres of agricultural land into the envisioned capital of Andhra Pradesh, one of India’s largest states...

    Andhra once had another capital — the booming tech and business powerhouse of Hyderabad, which pulses with IT know-how and a startup culture...

  • This land is your land, this land is my land

    KARACHI: On any given day one hears, for the umpteenth time, of a new housing society being launched, with state-of- the-art facilities, a lucrative geographical location, and the very best in construction...

    “A building can last for decades, and the land underneath it is practically indestructible...

  • Farmers want agricultural land excluded from road project

    MANSEHRA: The administration of Hazara division has started acquisition of land from Havelian to Shinkiari for the second phase of motorway but landowners want it to exclude their agricultural lands from the strategically important project...

    “We don’t want to create any sort of problem in execution of this nationally important project but our agricultural lands should be spared by diverting the road to other side which would also...

  • Colonisation of agricultural land

    The countryside also provides a market for industrial goods...

    Agricultural land is being depleted by rapid countrywide construction of walled housing colonies, shopping malls and industrial units...

  • Charge-sheet filed in ‘illegal’ land lease case

    KARACHI: The Anti-Corruption Establishment (ACE) submitted on Saturday a charge-sheet in court against a sub-registrar of Clifton Town in a case pertaining to alleged illegal lease of over 1,600 acres of provincial government land to Defence Housing Authority...

    The ACE booked Sikandar Ali Qureshi, the then sub-registrar of Clifton Town, and two deceased sub-registrars Iqbal Ahmed and Afsar Main for their alleged involvement in making...

  • Lease of land for Grand Hyatt cancelled, IHC informed

    ISLAMABAD: The Capital Development Authority (CDA) has finally terminated the ‘controversial’ lease of a piece of land for the under-construction Grand Hyatt and high-rise apartments...

    After the cancellation of the lease, billions of rupees invested by the citizens in the purchase of apartments in the skyscraper are at stake as they cannot get the possession of their apartments unless the court of law sets aside the CDA decision... ...

  • NARC land lease not renewed for non-conforming use

    ISLAMABAD: The Capital Development Authority (CDA) has finally broken its silence on its decision not to renew the lease of 1,250 acres land to the National Agricultural Research Centre (NARC) saying it was due to the non-conforming use of the land...

    In a report to the National Assembly standing committee on national food security and research, the CDA said in violation of the lease agreement NARC had started constructing colonies...

  • Dissident PTI MNA denies role in controversial land lease

    PESHAWAR: Dissident PTI MNA and former senior member of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Board of Revenue Gulzar Khan on Wednesday denied involvement in the leasing out of 6,000 kanals of state land in Dera Ismail Khan for 10 years to the alleged associates of former chief minister Akram Durrani...

    Gulzar Khan told a news conference here that the National Accountability Bureau recently called him for responding to some queries about the land lease...

  • Foreign investors to be allotted land on lease basis in Balochistan

    QUETTA: Announcing the land lease policy of the Balochistan government for foreign investors after a two-day cabinet meeting, Balochistan Information Minister Mir Zahoor Ahmed Buledi said that the provincial government had decided to allot land to foreign investors in the province on the basis of lease for a certain period instead of granting them the ownership rights...

    The duration of the lease would be decided later by the...

  • Ban on lease, transfer and conversion of state land partially lifted

    KARACHI: The Supreme Court on Wednesday partially lifted a ban imposed earlier on the lease, transfer and conversion of state land in Sindh and directed the provincial authorities to consider the applications seeking lease where the land record had been computerised...

    A three-judge bench headed by Justice Gulzar Ahmed observed that the ban could only be lifted fully after the provincial authorities comply with the apex court’s order,...

  • SINDH’S AGRICULTURAL SLAVES

    ”He and his family live among the nearly 100 households in Azad Nagar, on the outskirts of Hyderabad, Sindh’s second largest city...

    “We only saw cruelty and injustice meted out to us,” narrates the lanky farmer who remained in this life of perpetual fear for nearly five decades before he became a ‘free man’ in 2009...

  • Agricultural growth key to economic success: study

    KARACHI: The debate on land reforms has been an integral part of freedom movements, and since partition Pakistan has been seeking to establish policies, to varying levels of success, that positively contribute to its agricultural development...

    This was stated on Wednesday at the launch of a study by the Pakistan Institute of Labour Education and Research (Piler) that focused on the land tenure system in Pakistan...

  • Expectations from Sindh’s agricultural budget

    PROMOTING agriculture through budgetary measures alone is difficult in Sindh where law and order, social sector schemes and infrastructure projects are likely to consume the bulk of the provincial budget for FY16...

    The Sindh government’s budget for FY16 is expected to follow the federal budget which is due on June 5...

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