Pune (IPA: [puɳe] English pronunciation: /ˈpnə/;) (Marathi: पुणे) is the ninth-most populous city in India and the second largest in the state of Maharashtra after the state capital city of Mumbai. Pune is also the 101st largest city in the world, by population.

It is situated 560 metres (1,837 feet) above sea level on the Deccan plateau, on the right bank of the Mutha river. Pune city is the administrative headquarters of Pune district and was once the centre of power of the Maratha Empire established by Shivaji Maharaj.

In the 18th century, Pune became the political centre of the Indian subcontinent, as the seat of Peshwas who were the prime ministers of the Maratha Empire.

Pune is considered the cultural capital of Maharashtra. Since the 1950s and 1960s, Pune has a traditional old-economic base . Most of the old industries continue to grow. The city is also known for its manufacturing and automobiles industries, as well as for research institutes of information technology(IT), education, management and training, which attract migrants, students, and professionals from India, South East Asia, the Middle East, and Africa. Pune is also one of the fastest growing cities in the Asia-Pacific region. The ‘Mercer 2015 Quality of Living rankings’ evaluated local living conditions in more than 440 cities around the world where Pune ranked at 145, second in India after Hyderabad(138). It also highlights Pune among evolving business centers and emerging 9 cities around the world with citation "Hosts IT and automotive companies"

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On April Fools' Day 2020, Mumbai and Pune Police Spread Awareness on 'Not Being a Fool' by Posting Witty Tweets

Yahoo Daily News 01 Apr 2020
And to make this point clear, the official Twitter accounts of Mumbai and Pune police have made witty tweets ... Both Mumbai Police and Pune Police are known to be quiet active on their Twitter, and in a creative way, more attuned to the younger generation ... Here's Pune Police's Tweet on April Fools' Day.....

Walls in Bengaluru grow wings to spread the message of cleanliness

The Times of India 08 Mar 2020
And the administrative body is adopting creative ways to spread awareness about cleanliness. Talking of the latest, an artist collective from Pune is currently in Bengaluru drawing wings across the walls in different parts of the city ... ....

Art is a therapy, says film director Gauri Shinde

The Times of India 14 Feb 2020
PUNE. Sancheti Healthcare Academy held the second edition of creative art therapy awards at Creaticity amphitheater in Pune recently ... The awards aim to discover many selfless souls who have dedicated their lives to combining creative art therapies with healthcare to bring real effect in the mental and physical health of people....

MullenLowe Lintas Group appoints Sonali Khanna to head Lowe Lintas, South

Yahoo Daily News 13 Jan 2020
Lowe Lintas is a part of the creative agency MullenLowe Lintas Group, India. Headquartered in Mumbai, Lowe Lintas has a strong presence throughout India with offices in Ahmedabad, Bengaluru, Chennai, Kolkata, New Delhi (NCR) and Pune. The agency lends its branding, creative and ......

Pune Metro Corridor 1: From Shivaji Maharaj to Shaniwar Wada, all get pride of place

Yahoo Daily News 06 Jan 2020
On December 31, last year, when the trial run of Pune Metro’s corridor 1 commenced, all eyes were on the train ... “Tabla and tanpura, which are an integral part of Pune’s rich tradition of music, have also been intricately drawn... Without Shaniwar Wada, Pune is incomplete and therefore, the fort has been give its pride of place on the Metro.”....

Pune Metro coaches to have these advanced features. Details here

Live Mint 03 Jan 2020
The city of Pune in Maharastra will soon get its own metro train network. After Mumbai and Nagpur, Pune will be the third city in the state to get a metro network of its own ... Orange for youthfulness, creativity and joyfulness of Pune Pimpri Chinchwad citizens, blue represents the truthfulness, intelligence and confidence of Pune’s citizens....

‘If students can choose govt by voting, they are mature enough to understand what’s happening ...

Indian Express 12 Dec 2019
While some felt that the move was a preventive one, considering the current political environment, other members of the theatre community said such a restriction imposes boundaries on the creativity of students ... Any such ban can be dealt with by creative people in a very confident and cool way,” he said....

Revital H launches new campaign featuring Akshay Kumar

Yahoo Daily News 25 Nov 2019
Read Also. Milestone Dentsu bags Velocity Eyewear's creative, social media and shopper marketing mandate ... From the house of MullenLowe Lintas Group, Lowe Lintas is a creative agency which manages over 300 brands across multiples categories ... Kolkata, New Delhi (NCR) and Pune....

Shikhar Samman for Swayam Prakash, Rahat Indori, Lata Munshi & 24 others

The Times of India 18 Nov 2019
Dancers Vibha Dadhichi, Suchitra Hamalkar from Indore, and Lata Singh Munshi from Bhopal were felicitated for classical dance while Siddhram Swami Korwar and Kiran Deshpandey from Bhopal along with Vijay Ghate from Pune were felicitated in the classical music category....

Instagram outlines India plans, to tap into local creators and communities through major initiatives

Your Story 04 Nov 2019
Starting this year, Instagram will host IGX in 15 Indian cities, including Mumbai, Delhi, Bengaluru, Pune, and even smaller towns like Guwahati, Patna, and Bhubaneshwar. The aim is to unearth and engage with local creative talent, and enable smaller creators achieve visibility on a national level....

Deluxe Aligns Its Creative Services Division Under Jamie Haggarty

The Record 17 Oct 2019
Deluxe Creative Services will bring together over 3,700 artists, editors and experts across Method Studios in Los Angeles, Montreal and Melbourne, along with Deluxe Post Production companies including EFILM, Encore, Stereo D, Level 3, and Editpool, and combined operations in ......

Students create unique and creative science projects

The Times of India 13 Oct 2019
... and creative projects based on current issues ... The foundation launched a unique Curiosity Carnival initiative for students from 6-10th class from 36 government schools of Mumbai, Navi Mumbai, and Pune, to emphasize widespread attention on creativity and innovation in education....

The place between breaths

Indian Express 28 Sep 2019
It was while studying in Pune that Chawla experienced general anxiety and decided to reach out ... In Pune, Anvi Mehta’s The Happy Place Café has ... On October 12-13 there will also be ‘The Pune Vibrancy Festival’ by the Center for Creative Transformation, a collective run by Niki Ray....

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