Tag: Lahore News

NAB to prioritise compensation for housing scam victims

National Accountability Bureau (NAB) Chairman Justice (retd) Javed Iqbal has stated that compensating the victims of housing society scams is a priority, a news source reported. Iqbal made this announcement as he addressed the affectees of one such housing scheme recently. A ceremony for distribution of the compensation was held at NAB’s provincial headquarters in […]

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LDA to construct flyover at Shahkam Chowk

LDA to construct flyover at Shahkam Chowk

The Lahore Development Authority (LDA) plans to construct a dual carriageway flyover at Shahkam Chowk in a bid to address traffic issues in the area, a news source reported. The civic agency has prepared two proposals to this effect for inclusion in the annual development programme (ADP). The construction of a two-lane flyover is expected […]

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taxes on commercial properties

High-rise buildings: 7-day deadline given for installing firefighting system

The Government of Punjab has prepared a proposal to impose taxes on commercial properties located around highways and motorways in the province, reported a news source. If the proposal is approved in the upcoming budget, Punjab Excise, Taxation and Narcotics Control Department (ETNCD) will earn annual revenue of PKR 3 billion. The proposal recommends dividing […]

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Lahore Commissioner calls for the development of high-rise buildings

Commissioner Lahore Division Dr. Mujtaba Paracha has said that high-rise buildings are the need of the hour in Lahore, a news source reported. He further commented that the massive population increases and urban migration trends had made the construction of high-rise buildings an imperative. The commissioner was chairing a meeting to discuss various matters relating […]

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Illegal constructions on residential plots in Hyderabad continue despite ban

Illegal constructions on residential plots in Hyderabad continue despite ban

The violation of Supreme Court-mandated Water Commission’s ban on the construction of commercial buildings on residential plots continues in Hyderabad, arguably with official connivance. Sindh Building Control Authority (SBCA), which is under obligation to enforce the ban, has apparently failed to ensure compliance of the order. This is despite the fact that the authority acknowledges […]

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Model Housing Enclave

NAB Lahore Arrested Estate advisers suspect in Model Housing Enclave

The National Accountability Bureau (NAB) Lahore arrested six suspects, including primary accused Farhan Cheema, in the Model Housing Enclave scandal (a news source by Pak Villas). Other suspects were identified as Chauhan Estate owners Rashid Bashir and Agha Shahid, Al-Huda Estate owner Rizwan Fareed, Al-Amin Estate owner Sajid Amin and Arham Estate owner Saleem Ishtiaq. […]

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Home dept bans digging of roads under Section 144

Home Department bans digging of roads under Section 144

The Home and Tribal Affairs Department on Sunday imposed and a six-month ban on digging and damaging roads in the provincial capital under Section 144. As per the notification, all the government and semi-government departments have been directed to get a No-Objection Certificate (NOC) from the district administration before starting any repair and maintenance work. […]

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SNGPL to refund overcharged consumers

SNGPL to refund overcharged consumers

Sui Northern Gas Pipelines Limited (SNGPL) has notified that 11,266 consumers were overcharged as a result of erroneously recorded gas pressure readings, a news source reported. The company has decided to adjust the overbilled amounts in its upcoming bills. According to an SNGPL spokesperson, Prime Minister Imran Khan had directed the company to verify the […]

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Red notices issued to owners of plazas lacking firefighting arrangements

The Department of Civil Defence has issued red notices to owners of 110 high-rise buildings lacking proper firefighting arrangements, reported a news source. The department also served the said intimation to the owners of illegal buildings. Reportedly, the notices warn building owners to install firefighting equipment in their respective developments. Those who are found violating […]

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