Tuesday, Apr 21, 2015





The Indian Express

Reports on Infrastructure, Aviation, Anti-Corruption

DDA puts cycle-sharing project on fast track
Tue, Apr 21, 2015

The DDA has already signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with the Centre for Green Mobility (CGM) in this regard.

Plant on anvil to recycle Yamuna’s puja waste
Mon, Apr 20, 2015

The move comes after an order by the NGT in March this year directing authorities to clean up the river.

Church attack: Agra police suspect a revenge act
Sat, Apr 18, 2015

No arrest so far, cops looking into a brawl Wednesday evening.

WiFi for Delhi next year? This village on capital’s edge couldn’t wait that long
Thu, Apr 16, 2015

Tilla Shahbazpur village in Loni undergoes a digital revolution after installing its own WiFi network.

DDA will install cameras at 26 spots along Yamuna to stop debris dumping
Tue, Apr 14, 2015

The department will also station two QRTs along the river belt to keep a round-the-clock watch.

Panel says giving building sanctions will take at least three months
Sun, Apr 12, 2015

Sources said the committee was in the process of preparing a chart, explaining the minimum and maximum time required for each department to grant sanctions.

90% of helpline calls being probed by ACB against Central government staff
Thu, Apr 09, 2015

Sources said the helpline has also been receiving calls from people residing in the NCR region.

DDA to make farmers aware of land-pooling policy
Tue, Apr 07, 2015

DDA has been mandated to undertake urbanisation of about 20,000 hectares of land, which can accommodate a population of about five million, through this policy.

Spain spells out technical terms for Delhi’s smart city
Mon, Apr 06, 2015

Naidu had held a meeting with officials of the ‘Barcelona Regional’ five months ago after a brief visit to Spain.

DDA planning its own version of Disneyland
Mon, Apr 06, 2015

The plan is to construct a park, if not as big as Disneyland, but ‘big enough to match international standards’.

A text message for massage that rub a man the wrong way
Sun, Apr 05, 2015

Man from Assam files police case after SMS that offers services of ‘Pretty N Trained Indian/NortEast’ women.

L-G nod to limit plot area of schools
Sat, Apr 04, 2015

The decision was taken at the latest authority meeting of the Delhi Development Authority (DDA).

Revival plan for Sanjay Lake in Trilokpuri gets final approval
Thu, Apr 02, 2015

Won’t have permanent constructions in the park and all interventions will be done to enhance water quality, DDA said.

Churches get police cover
Thu, Apr 02, 2015

259 churches and institutes under protection after recent spate of attacks.

For women’s safety, DDA proposes no boundary walls in future projects
Wed, Apr 01, 2015

The policy of TOD calls for optimum utilisation of space based on mixed land use.

Govt buys gold-plated mugs to promote ‘Make in India’
Fri, Mar 27, 2015

Key-chains, shirt pins also part of promotional campaign.

Anti-graft helpline: AAP’s second innings
Mon, Mar 23, 2015

Anti-graft helpline got 1.2 lakh calls, but only one case registered.

Father jailed for taking daughter to math exam, tied to his bike
Fri, Mar 20, 2015

Guard out on bail after bid to get daughter to exam was caught on camera.

Centre scraps ‘land for land’ policy, Metro projects set to be fast-tracked
Wed, Mar 18, 2015

Sources in the Urban Development Ministry said the decision has been circulated to all Ministries and to the PMO.

Arvind Kejriwal wants ACs in his new house removed, PWD says don’t use them
Wed, Mar 18, 2015

True to his aam aadmi credentials, Kejriwal has asked PWD to remove all air conditioners from the 6 Flagstaff Road residence.

Ministry wants at least one clean toilet in all public places
Sun, Mar 15, 2015

The Urban Development ministry has sought the availability of “at least one clean toilet’ in every public office and public space.

Relief for parched Dwarka sectors as DJB takes charge of water supply
Sun, Mar 15, 2015

Reeling under a chronic water crisis, the residents of Dwarka have knocked on the doors of the Delhi High Court.

Drive to clear roads of parking obstructions
Fri, Mar 13, 2015

While officials said no public notice had been issued, they claimed that residents had been informed. But residents claimed otherwise.

DDA mulls policy to give freehold rights in resettlement colonies
Wed, Mar 11, 2015

According to DDA officials, the issue has been pending for over 14 years.

Sanjay lake with a view: Towers, park, studio apartments
Tue, Mar 10, 2015

The DDA plans to build two corporate towers with office spaces.

Sarkari DDA goes for a corporate makeover
Mon, Mar 09, 2015

cording to DDA officials, the planning had begun six months ago when the need was felt to go in for a revamp.

Sisodia, DDA swap notes on improving slums, schools
Wed, Mar 04, 2015

Currently, the DDA has in its possession 7,000 acres of developed land and 1,742 plots of developed land, including PSP land.

L-G nod for plan to build skywalks, walkways at new Metro stations
Wed, Mar 04, 2015

Panel of ministers suggested multi-modal integration for decongesting Delhi.

Plan to remove ‘roadblock’ in way of projects gets green-light
Tue, Mar 03, 2015

Agencies push for scrapping an entire stage in approval process.

Facelift plan gets nod, Bijwasan station to be renamed
Thu, Feb 26, 2015

The department is exploring the possibility of creating direct connectivity between the airport and the Bijwasan station.

DDA plans bigger FAR, vertical growth for co-op housing
Wed, Feb 25, 2015

The proposal will increase FAR by 1.5 times, and raise additional ground coverage to 40% from the existing 33%.

DDA’s first transit-oriented development project to come up in Karkardooma
Tue, Feb 24, 2015

The project, which will be spread over 60 acres, is proposed to come up as a “signature destination”.

Municipal Corporation of Delhi: Blank Balance
Tue, Feb 24, 2015

Trifurcation of erstwhile MCD of Delhi in 2012 left two of its arms in a state of perpetual financial crisis.

Coming in March: Policy to redevelop urban facilities around transit hubs
Mon, Feb 23, 2015

‘Transit Oriented Development’ plan aims to alter city’s landscape, cover 20 per cent of Delhi.

Move to buy power from cheaper sources
Mon, Feb 23, 2015

AAP govt’s promise to halve electricity tariff warrants difficult job of revising PPAs; more discoms may be let in.

AAP to bring back anti-corruption hotline, Lokpal Bill in House’s second sitting
Fri, Feb 13, 2015

Deputy Chief Minister-designate Manish Sisodia, said Lokpal Bill is likely to be brought to the assembly in its second sitting.