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    Plots For Sale In Cda Islamabad

  • CDA auctioned plots at ‘throwaway prices’ under previous govt

    ISLAMABAD: The Capital Development Authority (CDA) faced a loss of Rs848 million by auctioning 29 commercial and residential plots at throwaway prices during the previous government...

    A special audit of the CDA carried out a few days ago on the directives of Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif showed that from 2010 to 2012 the civic agency sold out 29 commercial and residential plots even below the reserved prices...

  • FIA arrests four CDA officials over involvement in illegal allotment of plots

    Four officials of the Capital Development Authority (CDA), including a deputy director and an assistant director, were arrested by the Federal Investigation Agency (FIA) on Tuesday in connection with a case of illegal allotment of land in Islamabad...

    A first information report (FIR) was registered against a total of 14 accused regarding the illegal allotment of plots in Sector I-11/2, Islamabad...

  • No end to landowners’ wait for alternative plots from CDA

    ISLAMABAD: Land owned by Waqas Ahmed’s family was acquired by the Capital Development Authority (CDA) about 25 years ago and he has exhausted all efforts to get possession of the promised alternative plot from the civic agency...

    However, for about a year now, the authority’s land directorate has been stopped from allotting alternative plots...

  • Sale of CNG in Islamabad prohibited for 10 hours a day

    ISLAMABAD: The sale of CNG as fuel has been prohibited for 10 hours a day from Thursday onwards due to the disruption in the supply of gas and to facilitate domestic consumers...

    The Islamabad deputy commissioner therefore put a restriction on the over 80 CNG stations in the city regarding the sall of CNG as fuel for the next two months...

  • Sale, purchase of animals in sectors on Islamabad banned

    ISLAMABAD: The capital administration has imposed a ban on selling, purchasing and movement of sacrificial animals in sectors, sources told Dawn...

    Although the Capital Development Authority (CDA) has designated an area in I-12 for the cattle market, certain sellers move to sectors with the objective to earning higher profits, the sources said...

  • A culture of greed: How CDA is destroying Islamabad's environment

    The Capital Development Authority (CDA) in Islamabad has recently announced plans to expand the Islamabad Highway (from Zero Point to Rawat) to five lanes on each side, felling around 300 fully-grown trees in the process...

    Such is the developmental belligerence of the CDA that this time, it has not even bothered getting any approval from the Pakistan Environment Protection Agency before launching the highway expansion project... ...

  • Islamabad evictions: The CDA needs a scalpel, not a bulldozer

    With the grave insufficiency of star power, DJs and political party flags fluttering in the wind, the desperate slum-dwellers of I-11 Islamabad may be embroiled in one of the least popular struggles this country has ever had the privilege of ignoring...

    The Capital Development Authority (CDA), with the efforts of police and rangers, has begun a massive operation of razing a large slum that is home to some 864 families, or more than...

  • CDA may start ‘Orange Line’ in Islamabad

    ISLAMABAD: The city’s managers may start an ‘Orange Line’ track in the federal capital, the first rail-based mass rapid transit system in the city...

    An official of the Capital Development Authority (CDA) said that Islamabad mayor and acting CDA chief Sheikh Anser Aziz, Member Planning Asad Mehboob Kayani and other officers on Saturday went to Lahore to get information about the Lahore orange line project...

  • Islamabad zoo taken away from CDA

    ISLAMABAD: The tug-of-war between the Capital Development Authority (CDA) and the Islamabad Metropolitan Corporation (IMC) over the control of Marghazar Zoo, Lake View Park and F-9 Park ended on Monday after the prime minister ordered CDA to hand over control of these facilities to the IMC...

    Mayor Sheikh Anser Aziz had overtly criticised the CDA for not handing administrative control of these three income-generating facilities to the...

  • Boundary walls put CDA at odds with Islamabad universities

    ISLAMABAD: Two leading universities in the capital are at odds with the Capital Development Authority (CDA) over the construction of boundary walls on their campuses...

    Despite efforts, Quaid-i-Azam University (QAU) and International Islamic University Islamabad (IIUI) could not construct proper walls around their campuses...

  • CDA handed over to Islamabad’s mayor

    ISLAMABAD: The tug of war between the CDA and the Metropolitan Corporation Islamabad (MCI) reached a logical conclusion on Tuesday when the federal government placed the former under the administrative control of the mayor...

    “Besides the post of mayor, I have been given the charge of the chairman CDA,” Mayor Sheikh Ansar Aziz told Dawn...

  • Islamabad ‘the second most beautiful capital’, boasts CDA

    ISLAMABAD: For the last a few days, the citizens have felt a pleasant surprise by looking at a billboard which declares Islamabad as the second most beautiful capital of the world...

    Naeem Ahmed, a resident of Islamabad, said he was driving on the Islamabad Highway along with his family when he saw the board at I-8 Chowk...

  • ‘Get rid of Christians, keep Islamabad clean’: CDA’s Donald Trump moment

    From the makers of the I-11 human rights catastrophe that left thousands homeless, comes a reinvigorated drive to not only keep Islamabad beautiful, but also dependably and homogeneously Muslim...

    In a bid to garner legal support for its slum demolition drive in Islamabad, the Capital Development Authority (CDA) submitted a report to the Supreme Court, lamenting the Christian community’s alleged takeover of the government’s territory,...

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