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Pakistan’s economic turnaround is showing results: PM

ISLAMABAD: Prime Minister Imran Khan has said Pakistan is changing as the economic turnaround and success of government’s construction policy are showing results in different sectors. In his tweets, the prime minister said a near bankrupt Capital Development Authority, which

CDA demolishes illegal structures at Islamabad sessions court

ISLAMABAD: The Capital Development Authority (CDA) razed illegal structures built on the premises of the District and Sessions Court on Monday morning. The CDA enforcement team recovered the public land in Islamabad after demolishing the illegal chambers built in the

CDA approves 16mn for housing society’s security

ISLAMABAD: Capital Development Authority (CDA) has approved Rs. 16 million for security of the Park Enclave-1 housing project. In this regard, applications have also been invited from reputed firms of the country. Around Rs. 100 million has already been paid

CDA officer dismissed over misuse of power

ISLAMABAD: Capital Development Authority (CDA) has dismissed Planning Department Director Faraz Malik over misuse of power, supporting land encroachers and other complaints. Faraz Malik was accused of promoting several housing societies and creating legal hurdles for others which cause immense

CDA suspends operation against encroachments after facing resistance

ISLAMABAD: Capital Development Authority (CDA) has deferred its operation against illegal encroachments in the federal capital after facing stiff resistance from the occupants. The CDA’s Enforcement Department had launched an operation against illegal encroachments in Neeelum in Frash Town but

CDA officer dismissed for threatening to lodge blasphemy case against sanitation workers

ISLAMABAD: An official of the Capital Development Authority (CDA) was dismissed for threatening to lodge a blasphemy case against sanitation workers. A video went viral during which the CDA officer can be seen abusing the sanitation workers and also threatening

Citizens provide free meals to needy people in Islamabad

ISLAMABAD: Citizens in the federal capital are providing food handouts to underprivileged and other needy people but are also worried about the attitude by the Capital Development Authority (CDA). Every day after evening prayers, a group of citizens can be

CDA seeks consultant for revision in Islamabad’s master plan

ISLAMABAD: The Capital Development Authority (CDA) has sought application from reputed international firms for revision in Islamabad’s master plan. The original master plan was prepared in 1960 and the city’s managers have now decided to revise the master plan as

CDA supervisor involved in illegal sale of public lands

ISLAMABAD: Illegal construction continues unabated on public lands of the Capital Development Authority (CDA) while authorities have failed to take any action. The sale of public lands continues with impunity in the Noorpur Shahan locality, home to the shrine of

CDA to utilise Rs55 billion for development projects in Islamabad

ISLAMABAD: Capital Development Authority (CDA) will utilise Rs 55 billion collected through two auctions in July and September for various development projects in the federal capital. Prime Minister Imran Khan was informed during a weekly meeting of the National Coordination

CDA special magistrate orders action against defaulters

ISLAMABAD: The office of the Capital Development Authority (CDA) senior special magistrate has been filled after a gap of over three years. The office of the senior special magistrate and additional collector was lying vacant for the past three years.

Vehicles illegally being awarded to CDA officers

ISLAMABAD: The Federal Development Agency (FDA) has revealed that several vehicles were allegedly given to the finance department of the Capital Development Authority (CDA). The annual expenditure worth of million on maintenance has put a heavy burden on the CDA

IESCO disconnects power supply to CDA chairman’s office

ISLAMABAD: The Islamabad Electric Supply Company (IESCO) on Monday disconnected power supply to the Capital Development Authority (CDA) chairman’s office over non-payment of bills. According to the power supply company, the electricity supply main office of Public Works Department (PWD)

FIA summons 13 CDA officers over probe into bogus plot allotments

ISLAMABAD: Federal Investigation Agency (FIA) has summoned thirteen officers of the Capital Development Authority (CDA) to probe bogus allotments of plots and other fraudulent practices. The federal agency has asked for allotment records from the Land & Rehabilitation Department and

CDA charging higher amounts for birth certificates unlawfully

ISLAMABAD: Directorate of Municipal Administration (DMA) wing of the Capital Development Authority (CDA) has been charging hefty amounts for provision of birth certificates and other documents unlawfully. The fees for a birth certificate is Rs110 but applicants are being asked

CDA to hire consultant for drainage projects

KARACHI: The Capital Development Authority (CDA) has decided to seek the services of a consultant for two projects involving the construction and cleanliness of drains in the city. The decision was made during a meeting at CDA headquarters to set

Illegal construction continues in Islamabad during Eid break

ISLAMABAD: Illegal construction continued in the federal capital during the Eid-ul-Azha holidays with the Capital Development Authority (CDA) being complacent and unable to take any action. The Enforcement Directorate of the CDA has been unable to act on directives to

Housing societies affected due to corruption in CDA

ISLAMABAD: A continuous mismanagement in the Capital Development Authority (CDA) due to corruption has badly affected the planning department.  Plots for other amenities, including Parks Green Area School Cemetery, are only available on the map, while the lucky allottees of

CDA initiates inquiry over illegal property transfers

ISLAMABAD: An inquiry has been initiated after it revealed the Estate Wing of the Capital Development Authority (CDA) illegally transferred properties without paying outstanding government duties. According to further details, eight properties in Sector F-11 were illegally transferred. Their record

Senate committee to probe death of CDA director

ISLAMABAD: Senators have taken notice of the death of Capital Development Authority (CDA) director Roshan Khan who died under mysterious circumstances. Well-informed sources said the Senate has ordered a three-member committee to investigate the death of Roshan Khan at the

CDA officer threatens street vendor to increase extortion

ISLAMABAD: An officer of the Capital Development Authority (CDA) has been harassing street vendors and pushcart owners forcing them to increase the monthly extortion despite the lockdown. An elderly pushcart owner has claimed he is being threatened by a CDA

CDA planning dubious auction over allotted plots

ISLAMABAD: The Capital Development Authority (CDA) has decided to auction plots in Sector I-12 and I-14 of the federal capital to handpicked property dealers under immense political pressure. Sources informed that CDA’s Land & Rehabilitation Department has decided to include

IHC issues notice to CDA against construction of temple

ISLAMABAD: Islamabad High Court (IHC) has issued a notification to Capital Development Authority (CDA) regarding the construction of a Hindu temple in the federal capital. IHC’s Justice Amir Farooq heard the petition of lawyer Chaudhry Tanveer Akhtar who said the

CDA fails to ensure conformity of agro-farms houses in Islamabad

ISLAMABAD: The Capital Development Authority has been unable to enforce the rules and regulations regarding agro farms houses in the federal capital. The agro-farms were formed to meet the city’s requirements for vegetables, fruits and poultry, but contrary to their

CDA gears to vacate 450 kanals in Park Enclave housing society

ISLAMABAD: The Capital Development Authority (CDA) has completed arrangements the vacate an area measuring 450 kanals located in Park Enclave housing society from encroachments. According to details, CDA Chairman Amer Ali Ahmed held a high-level meeting during which the Enforcement

CDA fails to control illegal construction in Jinnah Garden housing society

ISLAMABAD: The Capital Development Authority (CDA) has failed to control illegal construction in the Jinnah Garden housing scheme located in the federal capital. The Federal Government Employees Cooperative Housing Society at Jinnah Garden has handed over the construction to RSA

CDA officer fraudulently performs Hajj on govt expense

ISLAMABAD: Capital Development Authority (CDA) senior officer Mahmood Ali has allegedly been involved in a wide range of corrupt practices from changing his age on official documents to secure an extension to fraudulently performing Hajj on official expense. The supreme

Govt taking steps to improve people’s living standard: PM Imran

ISLAMABAD: Prime Minister Imran Khan has said that the government is introducing reforms in Capital Development Authority (CDA) to improve people’s living standards. PM Imran was chairing a high-level meeting in the federal capital today (Thursday). The premier directed the

Mafia encroach land in Model Town with help of CDA officials   

ISLAMABAD: The officials of Capital Development Authority (CDA) have reportedly involved in the fraudulent practice in allotment of CDA land to the mafia in the Model Town Burji area Islamabad. Sources said representatives of land mafia in the capital are

Illegal construction under CDA support continues in Islamabad

ISLAMABAD: Illegal construction continues in the federal capital, while Capital Development Authority (CDA) staff have quietly taken their share in illegal construction in the most expensive area of ​​Islamabad. According to details, illegal construction is underway on the second floor