Pune

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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Kuljeet Singh on theatre, venturing into direction and discussing contemporary issues through his plays

Indian Express 22 Sep 2019
Reality is never far from the stage when Kuljeet Singh is in charge ... Advertising. Singh will travel to Pune for the Vibrancy Festival, a two-day diversity and inclusion event organised by the Center for Creative Transformation, on the occasion of World Mental Health Day, and speak on “plurality and heterogeneity in Indian theatre” ... Advertising ... news ... ....
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‘Pune Potters’ Market 2019’ festival begins today

Indian Express 14 Sep 2019
The festival, ‘Pune Potters’ Market 2019’, aims to show how pottery has come outside souvenir shops and into the realm of fine art over the years ...The audience will receive a contemporary insight into studio pottery,” said Ruby Jhunjhunwala, a Pune-based ceramic artist ... HomeCitiesPune‘Pune Potters’ Market 2019’ festival begins today....
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Women make Ganesh fest eco-friendly, socially relevant

The Times of India 05 Sep 2019
Nagpur. The Ganesh festival has already begun ... Dua, CEO of Adra ingenious studio, came up with a unique concept of seed Ganpati ... Satti made unique idols out of chocolate ... They were later immersed in milk and given to girls rescued from human trafficking in Pune. These celebrations are not only creative but also carry a message for humanity and society ... ....
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Maharashtra understands reinvention and resilience, says Anand Mahindra

Yahoo Daily News 02 Sep 2019
Excerpts.. Girish Kuber. You are a global conglomerate. What place does Maharashtra has for the group?. Anand Mahindra ... It's a tough game ... GK ... We started in a modest way in Pune; it was called Mahindra British Telecom (in 1985), so we pre-dated Infosys. We didn't have the kind of creativity and aspiration they had. Pune is a worthy competitor to Bengaluru ... ....
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Experts relive Shantaram movies with the audienceSlug: Legendary Tale

The Times of India 12 Aug 2019
The panel of experts, comprising Samar Nakhate, actor, Abhijeet Randive, creative head, Pune International Film festival and Abhijeet Deshpande, gave the audience an insight into the world of cinema. In an interactive session, the trio explained the creative angle in Shantaram movies....
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Indian millennials are riding the Korean wave

The Times of India 18 Jul 2019
Shivani, a 21-year-old creative arts student from Pune, calls herself a ‘Koreaboo’ – a word used to describe a person who is overly obsessed with Korean culture ... I order Korean beauty products on the internet, and use them regularly,” says Sunaina Deshmukh, an MBA student from Pune....
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Has Japan replaced US as onsite favourite for Indian techies?

Moneycontrol 11 Jul 2019
Infosys and TCS have been strengthening their ties with their existing Japanese clients. Swathi Moorthy @kpswathi ... live ... More ... In 2015 India’s largest IT major launched a Japan-centric Delivery Center (JDC) in Pune, India. TCS also set up its first Pace Port, a creative hub to catalyse technology-led business innovation for Japanese customers in Tokyo ... ....
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TCS to buy another 15% stake in Japanese arm for $32.5 mn

The Hindu 24 Jun 2019
To augment the local workforce and gain scale, a Japan-centric Delivery Center (JDC), with enhanced language support and heavy localisation of global business practices, was set up in 2015 within TCS Sahyadri Park in Pune, India. Recently, TCS set up a creative hub in Tokyo to ......
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TCS hikes stake in JV with Mitsubishi Corporation

Business Line 24 Jun 2019
To augment the local workforce and gain scale, a Japan-centric delivery centre (JDC) - with enhanced language support and heavy localisation of global business practices - was set up in 2015 within TCS Sahyadri Park in Pune, lndia....
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TCS hikes stake to 66% in Japanese JV with $32.6 mn investment

The Times of India 24 Jun 2019
To augment the local workforce and gain scale, a Japan-centric delivery centre (JDC) - with enhanced language support and heavy localisation of global business practices - was set up in 2015 within TCS Sahyadri Park in Pune, lndia....
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TCS hikes stake to 66 per cent in Japanese JV with USD 32.6 mn investment

Deccan Chronicle 24 Jun 2019
To augment the local workforce and gain scale, a Japan-centric delivery centre (JDC) - with enhanced language support and heavy localisation of global business practices - was set up in 2015 within TCS Sahyadri Park in Pune, lndia....
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TCS hikes stake to 66% in Japanese JV with Rs 226.2 investment

Moneycontrol 24 Jun 2019
To augment the local workforce and gain scale, a Japan-centric delivery centre (JDC) - with enhanced language support and heavy localisation of global business practices - was set up in 2015 within TCS Sahyadri Park in Pune, lndia.Also, TCS set up its inaugural Pace Port - a ......
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TCS hikes stake to 66% in Japanese JV with Rs 226.2 crore investment

Moneycontrol 24 Jun 2019
To augment the local workforce and gain scale, a Japan-centric delivery centre (JDC) - with enhanced language support and heavy localisation of global business practices - was set up in 2015 within TCS Sahyadri Park in Pune, India.Also, TCS set up its inaugural Pace Port - a ......
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