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  • SBCA allowed to demolish 326 ‘illegal’ under-construction buildings

    KARACHI: The city administration on Thursday decided to raze as many as 326 ‘illegal’ under-construction buildings in different parts of the city...

    Official sources told Dawn that Commissioner Iftikhar Shallwani gave the approval to the Sindh Building Control Authority (SBCA) to start demolition against the illegal under-construction structures and buildings which were uninhabited...

  • NAB directed to probe financial irregularities in construction of Islamabad airport baggage terminal

    The Senate's Public Accounts Committee (PAC) on Wednesday directed the National Accountability Bureau (NAB) to probe allegations of financial misconduct surrounding the construction of the baggage terminal at Islamabad's new Airport...

    The meeting, led by PAC Chairman Khursheed Shah, was briefed that misappropriations had been made in the construction of the baggage terminal at the new Islamabad airport...

  • SBCA bans construction of high-rise buildings in Karachi with immediate effect

    The provincial building control authority on Thursday imposed a ban on the construction of high-rise buildings in Karachi with immediate effect...

    Acting on the orders passed by the Supreme Court, Sindh Building Control Authority (SBCA) Director General Agha Maqsood Abbas imposed a “complete ban on the construction of multistoried and high-rise buildings beyond ground plus two floors forthwith in Karachi...

  • Police arrest protesters at new Istanbul airport construction site

    Turkish police on Saturday arrested at least 20 people, including an AFP photographer, as they broke up a protest against work-related deaths and poor conditions at the construction site of Istanbul's third airport, touted to be the world's largest airport when completed...

    Security forces had on Friday dispersed a demonstration by hundreds of workers outside the new airport, which was due to be completed in October, the private DHA...

  • Construction of new runway at Quetta airport begins

    QUETTA: Federal Minister for Aviation Ghulam Sarwar Khan, along with Balochistan Chief Minister Jam Kamal Khan, on Wednesday performed the groundbreaking of a new runway at Quetta International Airport...

    Speaking on the occasion, the aviation minister said the federal government believed in equal rights of all federating units and a new runway and an international lounge at Quetta airport would ensure quality facilities for...

  • PPP asks govt to start Islamabad temple construction

    ISLAMABAD: The Pakistan Peoples Party (PPP) has urged the government to immediately start construction of a temple in Islamabad “to give a befitting reply” to Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi, who is scheduled to lay the foundation of a Hindu temple at the site of historic Babri mosque in Ayodhya on Wednesday (today)...

    “The federal government should take urgent steps to remove all hurdles in the way of the construction of the...

  • Concern over 100 high-rises under construction in Karachi

    The gravity of these issues linked to city’s survival and sustainability, in fact, overshadowed the entire programme; over 100 high-rise buildings in the city, many of them being built in the high-density zones and without fulfilling legal requirements and expanding civic infrastructure, are under construction while a large number of city roads have been commercialised...

    He, however, avoided explaining what his department had done...

  • CDA finds violations in lawmaker’s under-construction plaza

    ISLAMABAD: A sitting senator has been accused of violating the Capital Development Authority’s (CDA) building bylaws for constructing a commercial plaza on a plot meant for a marriage hall in Sector G-6...

    He insisted that his construction was legitimate and blamed CDA for being a corrupt organisation...

  • ‘Illegal construction’ under way at Jinnah Courts

    Built between June 1932 and June 1933, the Jinnah Courts is protected under the Sindh Cultural Heritage (Preservation) Act of 1994 that says nobody including the owner of a protected site can carry out any construction, repairs and rehabilitation activities there without mandatory permission...

    Sources said if anybody wanted to carry out any repairs or construction at the protected site they had to apply to the Sindh culture...

  • Medical college under construction for 12 years

    SUKKUR: Work remains on hold for 18 month on the construction of the Ghulam Muhammad Mahar Medical College (GMMMC) campus which was launched 12 years ago but is still too far from completion thanks to frequent and prolonged delays and political meddling...

    Launched in 2003 by then chief minister Ali Moham­mad Mahar with an estimated cost of Rs2 billion, the construction work has dragged on by fits and starts over the past 12 years but...

  • Seminaries under construction on CPEC route to be razed

    MANSEHRA: The Mansehra police have ordered the demolition of five seminaries under construction along the proposed China-Pakistan Economic Corridor in the district...

    “We have issued notices to the relevant caretakers asking them to immediately demolish the five seminaries being built on the CPEC route in Mansehra as no new seminary can be put up on the route under the National Action Plan on security,” Mansehra DPO Ahsan Saifullah...

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