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  • Two Delhi stations to be developed as world-class infrastructure: DDA Yesterday

    New Delhi: Redevelopment of Anand Vihar and Bijwasan railway stations as world-class infrastructure and integration of 34 metro stations into a multi-modal transportion system were among the decisions approved by the DDA's planning body UTTIPEC on Friday. The urban body, under the chairmanship of Lt Governor Najeeb Jung took the decision...
  • 25,000 winners allotted houses in DDA's mega housing scheme 2014 draw November 26, 2014

    The much awaited draw of lots for the Delhi Development Authority's flagship 'Housing Scheme 2014' is over and the list is out on the website. Over 25000 flats were in the fray for which more than 10 lakh people applied. ...
  • Delhi: DDA announces winners of mega housing scheme November 25, 2014

    New Delhi: The much-awaited draw for the mega 'Housing Scheme 2014' of Delhi Development Authority concluded on Tuesday, leaving thousands of applicants ecstatic after they found their names amongst those who landed flats even as others rued their luck at missing out in the lottery. The flagship scheme offering 25,040...
  • No quota for Delhites in DDA Housing: HC says 'nothing wrong' in provision November 25, 2014

    New Delhi: With the much-awaited DDA Housing draw finally out, the Delhi High Court on Tuesday said that there was "nothing wrong" in DDA's regulation which holds that a person, who already owns a flat or plot in Delhi, was ineligible to apply. A bench of Chief Justice G Rohini...
  • Delhi: Much-awaited DDA housing scheme draw on Tuesday November 24, 2014

    New Delhi: The much-awaited and delayed draw of lots for Delhi Development Authority's flagship 'Housing Scheme 2014' will be held on Tuesday, deciding the fate of over 10 lakh applicants. The process of draw, that will start at 11.30 AM will be completed in less than two hours, DDA's official...
  • India needs 25 million housing units, will touch 38 million by 2030 November 23, 2014

    New Delhi: The Delhi Development Authority (DDA) has launched its much awaited biggest housing scheme offering 26,000 flats of which 24,000 are one room sets meant for the lower income group. However, despite the scale of the scheme it is unlikely to bridge the housing gap in the city....
  • DDA puts off housing scheme draw after last-minute hiccups November 16, 2014

    New Delhi: After facing last-minute technical hiccups on Sunday, the Delhi Development Authority (DDA) has postponed the draw of lots for its flagship Housing Scheme 2014, which was scheduled to be held on Monday. The decision comes in the wake of technical problem encountered by the housing body while holding the...
  • DDA to hold housing scheme draw on Monday; to webcast live November 14, 2014

    New Delhi: The draw of lots for DDA's flagship 'Housing Scheme 2014', offering over 25,000 flats across various categories, will be held on Monday to decide the fate of over 10 lakh applicants. The draw would be held DDA headquarters 'Vikas Sadan' at 11:30 AM and officials said the date has...
  • DDA draw for 2014 housing scheme today, 25,000 flats on offer November 12, 2014

    Delhi: The Delhi Development Authority (DDA) will hold a draw for its 2014 housing scheme on Wednesday. The scheme offers 25 thousand flats in various categories and prices, ranging from rupees 7 lakh rupees to 1.2 crores - over 10 lakh people have applied under this flagship scheme. The DDA,...
  • Delhi government asked to reply on plea over encroachment of cremation ground November 10, 2014

    New Delhi: The Delhi High Court on Monday sought responses of the city government and municipal corporation on a plea seeking a direction against two private hospitals for allegedly encroaching upon a 300-year-old cremation ground for parking purpose. The two hospitals Deepak Memorial Hospital and Shanti Mukund Hospital were also...
  • Delhi: DDA housing scheme lucky draw for 25,000 flats postponed by a day November 10, 2014

    New Delhi: The Delhi Development Authority has postponed the date of draw of lots for its housing scheme. It was slated to take place on November 11 but only a mock draw will be carried out on Tuesday. The lucky draw is likely to take place on November 12. DDA received an...
  • Dengue cases in Delhi touch near 160; rise of 32 per cent in 1 week October 14, 2014

    New Delhi: There has been an increase of nearly 32 per cent in dengue cases in the national capital in the past one week, taking the total number of cases reported this season to 158. A total of 158 cases has been reported in Delhi till October 11, while the...
  • 2010 housing scheme: Delhi HC seeks CCI response on DDA's plea October 11, 2014

    New Delhi: The Delhi High Court has sought a response of the Competition Commission of India (CCI) on a plea by DDA seeking a stay on the probe against its officials in connection with delay in handing over of a flat to an allotee under its 2010 housing scheme. Delhi...
  • Communication gap between DDA, DTC on millennium depot is embarrassing: HC October 9, 2014

    New Delhi: The Delhi High on Thursday termed as "embarrassing" the "communication gap" between DDA and DTC regarding shifting of the 50-acre millennium bus depot from its current location on the banks of Yamuna in New Delhi. Observing that both authorities are at "loggerheads" in view of the accusations and counter-accusations...
  • DDA extends new housing scheme submission dateline to October 15 October 8, 2014

    New Delhi: After receiving an overwhelming response to its new housing scheme and due to intervening festive season, DDA has extended the last date of submission of application form to October 15, a senior official of the housing authority said on Wednesday. The 'DDA Housing Scheme 2014', offering over 25,000 flats...
  • DDA makes website disabled-friendly; to gear up for draw time October 5, 2014

    New Delhi: Online visitors with partial or complete visual impairment can now easily access Delhi Development Authority's official website as the portal has been made disabled-friendly. The new features were added a few weeks after the launch of 'DDA Housing Scheme 2014'. The urban body's website has so far received...
  • Clean-up of Dwarka by civic agencies not upto mark: Delhi HC September 30, 2014

    New Delhi: The Delhi High Court on Tuesday observed that while the civic agencies have done some work towards cleaning up Dwarka, it is "not upto the mark" and questioned "why can't you get self-galvanised". "You have only done cosmetic work. You have done something, but that is not good...
  • Home prices set to zoom as Delhi government hikes circle rates September 22, 2014

    New Delhi: Home prices in the capital are set to go up further with Delhi government on Monday hiking the circle rates the minimum valuation at which properties have to be registered by up to 20 per cent with an aim to check black money component in sale...
  • DDA doesn't rule out 'ghost' employees as 1600 still 'missing' September 21, 2014

    New Delhi: With over 1,600 employees still "unaccounted for", mystery seems to have deepened regarding the apparent inconsistencies found in the DDA's muster roll. Last month, the housing authority had reported that over 2,200 employees "did not" turn up for submitting their fingerprints even after an official order but the...
  • DDA proposes expansion plan for Lotus Temple complex in Delhi September 20, 2014

    New Delhi: The DDA has proposed an expansion of the Lotus Temple for building training facilities for youth in the campus. The decision was taken during an authority meeting of the DDA at the Raj Niwas, under the chairmanship of Lt Governor Najeeb Jung, chairman of the Delhi Development Authority....
  • Delhi: Network of skywalks, arcades at 11 metro stations approved September 18, 2014

    New Delhi: Skywalks and arcades will be built in and around one existing and 10 upcoming metro stations to allow passengers seamless travel and decongest the routes under a new plan for intermodal transport approved on Thursday. Lt Governor Najeeb Jung reviewed a presentation made by Unified Traffic and Transportation Infrastructure...
  • Delhi: Najeeb Jung asks DDA to finalise draft guidelines for green buildings September 16, 2014

    New Delhi: Development agencies in their layout plans of plots measuring more than 3000 sqm have to contruct underground water storage tank and rooftop water harvesting system as per the draft regulations for "green" buildings, as proposed in the Master Plan of Delhi2021. Also all hospitals, commercial, industrial, hotels, restaurants and...
  • HC seeks Centre's response on Lokayukta appointment in Delhi September 10, 2014

    New Delhi: The Delhi High Court on Wednesday sought the Centre's response on a plea seeking the status of the appointment of Lokayukta in the national capital, a post which is lying vacant since June last year. A bench of Chief Justice G Rohini and Justice RS Endlaw also directed the...
  • Dengue mosquitobreeding found at DTU, DTC depot, DDA office September 9, 2014

    New Delhi: DDA and Delhi Technical University are among several institutions in the capital that have been penalised for failing to check breeding of dengue mosquitoes on their premises. According to a report released today, nine VIP challans have been issued by the North Delhi Municipal Corporation (NDMC) after positive...
  • Overwhelming response to DDA's housing scheme forces website to shut down September 3, 2014

    The Delhi Development Authority has launched its biggest scheme ever for the allotment of nearly 25,000 flats in the capital. The new scheme offers flats for as less as Rs 7 lakh to Rs 1.2 crore. On Monday, the online response was so massive that the DDA's official website crashed...
  • DDA website restored; over 18 lakh hits in two days September 2, 2014

    New Delhi: Delhi Development Authority on Tuesday restored its online service after a massive response to its mega housing scheme crashed the official website. Top DDA officials said that the website received a whopping 18.25 lakh hits since the launch of the housing scheme on Monday under which over 25,000...
  • Mad rush to acquire 25,000 DDA flats continue September 2, 2014

    New Delhi: It's that time of the year when people get into a mad rush to get their hands on a prime piece of real estate in Delhi. Delhi Development Authority's housing auction the biggest ever, has been rolled out with more than 25,000 flats on offer. The new scheme...
  • Challenge to DDA's housing scheme: Delhi HC queries JJ associations September 2, 2014

    New Delhi: The Delhi High Court on Tuesday questioned four associations of JJ clusters about their right to challenge DDA's new housing scheme under which over 25,000 flats would be sold through draw of lots. A bench of Justice VK Shali did not issue any notice to the city government...
  • Delhi High Court seeks records pertaining to land acquisition for metro work July 15, 2014

    New Delhi: The Delhi High Court on Tuesday asked the Land Acquisition Collector (LAC) to produce the records relating to award of compensation payable to residents whose plots have been handed over to DMRC for metrorelated construction here in south Delhi. A bench of justices Badar Durrez Ahmed and Siddharth Mridul issued...
  • DDA to use soil biotechnology to meet water shortage June 18, 2014

    New Delhi: The Delhi Development Authority has decided to use an innovative 'soil biotechnology', developed by IITBombay, to meet the water requirement in Dwarka area. "The project proposes using soil biotechnology treatment of bioremediated water, sourced from Palam drain. The technology will allow the remediated water from the drain, high in...