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  • LDA City challenged

    LAHORE: The public-private partnership project of LDA City has been challenged in the Lahore High Court for being unlawful...

    Judicial Activism Panel (JAP) Chairman Advocate Azhar Siddique assailed the project through a writ petition and also challenged the jurisdiction of the Lahore Development Authority (LDA) to launch such projects...

  • ‘LDA City affairs transparent’

    LAHORE: A spokesman for the Lahore Development Authority (LDA) says all affairs pertaining to LDA City are being dealt with in a transparent manner and the impression about irregularities or wrongdoings in the scheme is unfounded...

    Responding to a news report on NAB inquiry into some public complaints, he said the processes for handling different matters of LDA City had been adopted after getting necessary approval from the competent...

  • LDA City project: Punjab govt offers 65 acres to US Consulate for new building

    LAHORE: The Punjab government has offered 65 acre (520 kanal) to the United States Consulate to shift its offices outside the city and negotiations being held between the officials of the both sides for the last couple of months have entered into a final round...

    Sources in the Lahore Development Authority (LDA) say the decision to offer this chunk of land was taken after both the sides agreed that shifting the consulate to a place...

  • Transfer of LDA City plots begins

    LAHORE: The Lahore Development Authority (LDA) has started transferring files of various plots of its LDA City housing scheme...

    According to a spokesman, the LDA has asked investors and public to apply for transfer of their files by depositing the requisite fee in bank...

  • NAB to probe LDA City ‘land scam’

    LAHORE: Acting on a number of complaints against the Lahore Development Authority’s own project – LDA City – the National Accountability Bureau (NAB) has finally decided to probe its affairs...

    “We have received complaints of irregularities and wrongdoings in the LDA City Project and sought its complete record from the authority,” a NAB Lahore spokesman told Dawn on Thursday...

  • LDA City to allocate land for diplomatic enclave

    LAHORE: The Lahore Development Authority (LDA) said on Monday that a diplomatic enclave would be developed at its newly-launched residential project -- LDA City -- where consulates, resident missions and offices of various countries would be established...

    “Apart from a central business centre the LDA City will have 47,700 residential plots...

  • Court allows NAB to close LDA City corruption probe

    LAHORE: An accountability court on Saturday allowed an application of the National Accountability Bureau (NAB) seeking approval for closing an inquiry into alleged corruption in LDA City housing scheme against former Lahore Development Authority (LDA) director general Ahad Khan Cheema and nine others...

    The NAB in its application submitted that its regional board meeting had approved closure of the inquiry as all the private partners...

  • 459 illegal factories thriving in Lahore, claims LDA

    After the recent collapse of a four-storey factory building at the Sundar Industrial Estate that killed 46 workers, Lahore Development Authority (LDA) has released a list of 459 small factories and industrial units that have been operating illegally in congested residential areas of Lahore...

    The LDA survey exposes 459 small factories in the provincial capital that have been built illegally and are not following the required...

  • LDA seals private school in Lahore while children are in classes

    LAHORE: The Lahore Development Authority (LDA) on Wednesday morning sealed a private school as classes were underway, confining faculty, administration and students to school premises...

    The move caused teachers, students and children's parents to panic as they found themselves locked inside Askari Public School located in a densely-populated residential neighbourhood in Lahore's Johar Town area...

  • Meeting reviews development agenda

    The adviser stated this while chairing an inter-ministerial meeting held at the Foreign Office to review the country’s preparations for the Post-2015 Development Agenda set to be adopted during the 70th Session of the United Nations General Assembly (UNGA) in New York later this month...

    The meeting agreed that learning from the experience of the inadequate performance on the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs), an early start,...

  • CM reviews progress on Sahiwal coal power projects

    LAHORE: Chief Minister Shahbaz Sharif has said the two coal power projects are being set up in Sahiwal to generate 1,320MW electricity from them...

    Presiding over a meeting to review the progress of Sahiwal coal power projects here on Saturday, the chief minister said the promotion of industrial, trade and economic activities was essential for early elimination of energy crisis in the country...

  • BBC reviews staff pay over gender gap

    “These are difficult and often deep-rooted challenges, and they are not unique to the BBC, but I see this as a moment of real opportunity for us,” Director General Tony Hall said in a speech on Wednesday...

    “The director general must be in no doubt about how serious an issue equal and fair pay is for women across the organisation,” said a group of female BBC employees including high-profile TV and radio presenters...

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