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  • Land use of residential plot changed to build high-rise in Karachi

    KARACHI: A multi-storey building is being constructed in Dhoraji Cooperative Housing Society on a fast-track basis after a former Karachi Metropolitan Corporation administrator used his discretionary powers to change the land use of the plot from residential to commercial, it emerged on Sunday...

    Sources said that in Dhoraji Cooperative Housing Society the price of per square yard residential land is said to be ranging between...

  • Commercial activities in residential areas continue with impunity

    RAWALPINDI: Auto workshops and other commercial activities are creating noise and air pollution in the residential areas of Satellite Town thanks to the apathy of the Rawal Town Municipal Administration (RTMA)...

    Under the Punjab Local Government Ordinance 2001, commercial activities are not allowed in residential areas...

  • Karachi’s 13m people live on 23pc of residential land, moot told

    KARACHI: Participants in a meeting on urban narrative — Karachi calling — were on Sunday informed that Karachi was among the three cities of South Asian with Mumbai and Dhaka regarded as the dense cities of the world where 62 per cent (about 13 million) of its citizens lived in informal settlements on 23pc of the city’s residential land...

    5 million) of Karachiites lived in ‘planned’ settlements on 77pc of the city’s residential...

  • CDA arms itself against misuse of residential buildings

    ISLAMABAD: Chastened by higher judiciary’s incessant demands to reform itself, the Board of the Capital Development Authority (CDA) on Friday approved amendments in its regulations that would allow speedier action against non-conforming use of residential area...

    A senior CDA official told Dawn that it took months, even years, to seal a property being used for commercial purposes in a residential area under the existing complicated...

  • Prices of residential plots highest in Lahore and Peshawar

    ISLAMABAD: Under the new property valuation formula, notified by the Federal Board of Revenue for 12 major cities, the value of residential plots in Lahore and Peshawar is the highest in a maximum number of areas...

    The tables for Karachi, however, feature square yards for residential, commercial and open industrial plots, while built-up industrial property and apartments are valued in square feet...

  • Batching plants near residential areas disturb Lahore residents

    LAHORE: People continue to suffer from the noise and dust pollution created by concrete batching plants in the city, while the environment department maintains silence and is hesitating to take action against the contractor who has set up such units for supplying construction material to the Orange Line Metro Train project...

    Two plants are operating in the city: on Wahdat Road near Chungi Stop and near Quaid-i-Azam interchange/Ring...

  • CDA to discuss options to halt businesses in residential areas

    ISLAMABAD: The Capital Development Authority (CDA) is all set to make a decision regarding the non-conforming use of houses in residential areas on Monday...

    A source told Dawn that the CDA board would discuss a proposal carrying various options to halt the non-conforming use of houses in residential areas and imposing fines on violator in its meeting...

  • Women suicide bombers kill 13 in Nigerian mosque, govt residential area

    DAMATURU: Two women suicide bombers killed 15 people, including themselves, early Wednesday in northeast Nigeria at a mosque in the compound of a government workers' housing estate and at another location there...

    In a separate attack, the military said Boko Haram extremists attacked a rural military camp in northeast Yobe state overnight but were repulsed by troops who killed at least 100 insurgents
  • Labels moves outlet from residential premises

    Though inconvenient parking, typical of shopping plaza’s, and an unassuming entrance into the building makes it an unlikely first choice for a high end fashion outlet, the crackdown on commercial outlets in residential areas has seen smaller markets and empty markaz spaces blossom...

  • Capital police seek more time to vacate residential premises

    CPO is currently set up in a house in F-7/4 residential area, and has been located there for the last 10 years...

    Officials said that a CPO has been under construction was the last few years within the premises of the Chief Commissioner Complex in G-11, but construction has been stopped for the last year because of a lack of funds...

  • Gas ban on residential high-rises lifted

    KARACHI: The Sui Southern Gas Company Ltd (SSGCL) and the Sui Northern Gas Pipelines Ltd (SNGPL) on Monday lifted the gas moratorium on high-rise residential buildings on the directives of Federal Minister for Petroleum and Natural Resources Shahid Khaqan Abbasi...

    The companies will begin providing gas connections from Tuesday (today) throughout the country on the basis of seniority of applications, Association of Builders and...

  • 80 residential high-rises coming up every year in Sindh

    KARACHI: Builders have announced 80 high-rise residential projects on average each year since 2011 in the Southern region of the country, mostly in Karachi and Hyderabad...

    He said Balochistan is still deprived of high-rise residential projects as the region is prone to earthquakes, therefore, builders are reluctant to take risk...

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