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Punjab cabinet approves new building rules

The Punjab Cabinet recently made amendments for easing building rules to give the further boost to the construction industry, while facilitating better urban planning and development in the state. The cabinet also approved the Punjab Urban Planning and Development Rules-2018, providing for purchasable unlimited floor area ratio (FAR) for group housing, commercial, public office, hotel […]

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Telangana to create new governing bodies for UDAs

In order to assist the rapid urbanisation in Telangana, the State government has decided to constitute governing bodies for all proposed urban development authorities (UDAs). With the addition of the existing Hyderabad Metropolitan Authority (HMDA) and Kakatiya Urban Development Authority (KUDA), the government had recently created UDAs for Karimnagar, Khammam and Nizamabad. KT Rama Rao, […]

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UKs Hasting Piers crowned best new building by RIBA

Hastings Pier has been crowded with the UKs best new building. The building was constructed in 1872 but was ravaged by fire in 2010 and had to close two years earlier because of storm damage. Standing tall on the East Sussex coast and overlooking the English Channel, its resurrection has been described by judges as […]

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New Urban development minister focuses on targets

The new Minister for Housing and Urban Affairs, Hardeep Singh Puri, said that the government will meet the targets that have been introduced. An official statement said that Puri reviewed the Pradhan Mantri Awas Yojana (Urban) scheme and sought information about aspects of the target of ensuring decent pucca houses to all the needy urban […]

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Pune to get a new greenfield international airport at Purandar

Maharashtra Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis has approved land for a new greenfield international airport at Purandar in Pune. The proposed airport would be spread over 2,400 hectares and the site has already been approved by the Airports Authority of India (AAI), Fadnavis said following a meeting of the Maharashtra Airport Development Corporation (MADC). The airport […]

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Perkins+Will to design a new mixed use sports complex in Dubai

Perkins+Wills Boston office of has been selected to design a new mixed-use sports complex in Dubai. The centerpiece of the development would be the 60,000-seat Mohammed bin Rashid Stadium, which when completed would become the largest stadium in the UAE. Other facilities would include training facilities, a practice pitch, warm-up areas, a 5,000 space car […]

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Haryana to develop new industrial township in Gurgaon

The Haryana government has announced that it would develop a new industrial township, spread over 1,500 acres in Sohna and Manesar areas of Gurgaon, at a cost of $5 billion. A MoU regarding this has been signed between the Haryana government and China Fortune Land Development (CFLD) company in the presence of Chief Minister Manohar […]

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