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Karnataka Budget: Thrust on infrastructure
Feb 17, 2014
BANGALORE:The State government’s budget for 2014–15 proposes projects worth Rs. 9,476.86 crore for Bangalore to remove traffic bottlenecks, expand the public transport network, increase water supply lines and create new drainage pathways.
After 10-yr wait, BDA may allot 5,000 sites
Feb 11, 2014
BANGALORE: The long wait to get a site in layouts developed by Bangalore Development Authority (BDA) may finally be over: The authority plans to invite applications for 5,000 sites in Kempegowda Layout from March this year.
Software to deal with encroachments soon
Feb 11, 2014
BHUBANESWAR: Worried over land mafia and influential people grabbing vast stretches of government land in prime locations in the city, the state government has woken up to assess the exact volume of land encroached and take steps to free the properties.
Denied compensation, Hennur property owners to move court
Feb 05, 2014
BANGALORE: Property owners, whose buildings will be acquired for the construction of Hennur flyover, are up in arms against the Bangalore Development Authority (BDA) for the inordinate delay in paying them compensation. They are planning to move the court if the BDA continues with the flyover work without compensating them.
New micro-markets open up in North Bangalore
Feb 03, 2014
BANGALORE: The north of the city with its sprawling international airport, good connectivity and land earmarked for the development of IT, BT and aerospace Special Economic Zones is opening up new catchment areas for residential realty development. The much-awaited signal-free corridor over the existing airport road is almost complete, except at the junctions where underpasses are underway, which will reduce travel time significantly.
New micro-markets open up in North Bangalore
Feb 01, 2014
BANGALORE: The north of the city with its sprawling international airport, good connectivity and land earmarked for the development of IT, BT and aerospace Special Economic Zones is opening up new catchment areas for residential realty development. The much-awaited signal-free corridor over the existing airport road is almost complete, except at the junctions where underpasses are underway, which will reduce travel time significantly.
BDA donates Rs. 18 crore
Jan 31, 2014
BANGALORE: Expressing concern over the Bangalore Development Authority (BDA) doling out over Rs. 18 crore in donations to various organisations since January 2007, Member of Legislative Council Ashwath Narayana on Thursday urged the government to check duplication of donations.
Buildings rise, facilities wait
Jan 22, 2014
BHUBANESWAR: Lodged on the outskirts of the city and along NH-5, the sleepy village of Pahala — famous for its mouthwatering rasgullas — has turned into a mega business centre.
Facelift takes backseat
Jan 22, 2014
BHUBANESWAR: Several areas in ward No. 1 are deprived of basic civic facilities, including road, drains and sewerage.
BDA brings down landmark restaurant at Jayadev Vihar
Jan 21, 2014
BHUBANESWAR: Somu's Cave, a bar-cum-restaurant, and a prime landmark at Jayadev Vihar in the city has been razed by a bulldozer of Bhubaneswar Development Authority (BDA) for allegedly violating building code norms.
Buildings rise, facilities wait
Jan 15, 2014
Bhubaneswar, Jan. 15: Lodged on the outskirts of the city and along NH-5, the sleepy village of Pahala — famous for its mouthwatering rasgullas — has turned into a mega business centre.
BDA: 146 unauthorized layouts have sprung up at TG Halli
Dec 21, 2013
BANGALORE: The BDA on December 17 informed the Karnataka high court that 146 unauthorized layouts have come up in 23 villages in Tippagondanahalli reservoir zone – III area, 1km on either side of the Arkavathy river.
BDA Moots Joint Site Inspection Team
Dec 16, 2013
BHUBANESWAR: Getting building approval will become more stringent as Bhubaneswar Development Authority (BDA) moots establishment of a joint site inspection team.
Blacklist whip on architects Move to restrict illegal buildings
Dec 10, 2013
BHUBANESWAR: The hammer has fallen on illegal buildings, now it’s the turn of “errant” architects to be blacklisted.
Buildings to be made friendly for disabled
Dec 02, 2013
BHUBANESWAR: With International Day for Persons with Disabilities being observed on December 3, citizens' groups and experts have advocated barrier-free access facilities for disabled persons at public buildings like offices, shopping malls, healthcare institutions, banks, community and religious institutions in the city.
Bangalore luxury realty is worth a billion dollar
Dec 01, 2013
BANGALORE: Bangalore’s luxury housing market has crossed USD1 billion Dollars in terms of supply. The pricing of the projects is in the range of Rs 8,000-33,000 per sq ft.
High-end residential options find demand in Bangalore South
Dec 01, 2013
BANGALORE: The south has been home to some of the oldest residential neighbourhoods such as Basavanagudi, Jayanagar, V V Puram and Chamarajpet. Over the last two decades, it has witnessed the rise of some more cosmopolitan localities in Koramanagala, BTM Layout, HSR Layout, Sarjapur Road and Electronics City, dotted with towering apartments, swanky commercial and office establishments, and an array of malls. The residential landscape has gradually morphed with apartments, gated communities and r
‘BDA, BMC responsible for city waterlogging’
Oct 28, 2013
BHUBANESWAR: Kalinga Sena supremo Hemant Rath on Sunday alleged that the waterlogging in the capital city caused due to the torrential downpours for five consecutive days is ‘manmade’ and the Bhubaneswar Development Authority (BDA) and the Bhubaneswar Municipal Corporation (BMC) are highly responsible for the problem.
Urban mess floods real estate hub
Oct 27, 2013
BHUBANESWAR: Raghunathpur near Patia is fast gaining the notoriety of Sundarpada, which is infamous for waterlogging at compounds of highrises and apartments due to unplanned construction.
BDA seeks support from private players for city parks
Sep 27, 2013
BHUBANESWAR: While several beautification projects, commissioned by private companies are crying for maintenance, the state government has roped in several corporate houses and banks appealing them to adopt the city parks for their upkeep.
BDA gives a shove to lake project in capital
Sep 17, 2013
BHUBANESWAR: The much-awaited lake project near Satya Nagar crematorium here has been put on fast track. The Bhubaneswar Development Authority (BDA) recently completed a survey of slum dwellers, residing at the proposed site. "It is an unauthorized slum. The slum dwellers will be rehabilitated in three transit accommodation centres in the city," BDA vice-chairman Vishal Dev said.
BDA day: CM lays stones for housing projects
Sep 03, 2013
BHUBANESWAR: In the occasion of Bhubaneswar Development Authority (BDA) Divas on Sunday, Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik laid foundation stones for three big-budget housing projects worth Rs 238 crore for the economically weaker sections (EWS) at different locations on the city outskirts.
Bhubaneswar Development Authority throws building norms to wind
Aug 26, 2013
BHUBANESWAR: Bhubaneswar Development Authority (BDA), the enforcing agency for building norms, violated the regulation itself by approving plan for a highrise residential complex on the outskirts of the city though there is no approach road to the location. TOI is in possession of documents that reveal this.
Bhubaneswar Development Authority's Rs 185 crore windfall to builder
Aug 26, 2013
BHUBANESWAR: The Bhubaneswar Development Authority (BDA) allegedly extended over Rs 185 crore undue benefits to the developer of a multi-storey residential complex, Utkal Heights, at Pahala through irregular and unlawful approval of its building plan, sources said.
BDA plans to develop open space
Aug 26, 2013
BHUBANESWAR: The Bhubaneswar Development Authority (BDA) has decided to renovate and beautify an open space of 1.5 acre in Ananta Vihar near Pokhariput. It is part of the steps taken by BDA to minimise the misuse of open space in the city.

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