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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A rifle and a bag

Mid Day 08 Nov 2020
A compelling, disarming documentary about a young Indian couple, "surrendered Naxalites", it is directed by three women filmmakers, Arya Rothe (India, from Pune, pronounced Ro-thay), Cristina Hanes (Romania) and Isabella Rinaldi (Italy). A creative documentary, it was at the ......

The changing ‘how’ of events

The Telegraph India 06 Sep 2020
All the modern innovations, especially with virtual events right now, should be credited to my daughter, Pragya Chopra Khuller who brought with her creative eye and experience of her design degree from Symbiosis (International, Pune) and having worked in Mumbai ... We’ll have to get creative within the limitations that we have....

Mumbai Diary: Wednesday Dossier

Mid Day 12 Aug 2020
Face to face mask. A man dons a mask as he walks past a wall filled with graffiti at Four Bungalows, Andheri, on Tuesday. Pic/Satej Shinde Dattani has a solution ... Pune's International Creative Club (ICC) is currently holding an online storytelling contest, My Story Katta ... "Considering the lockdown, people have few outlets to express their creativity....

Gokul M.G | Spreading joy through art

Deccan Chronicle 08 Aug 2020
‘Ilo by Vane’ is a not-for-profit organisation that works as a virtual platform for helping young artists showcase their work ... The duo says each piece of work is curated based on technique, creativity, detailing, originality and dimensions. Now they have 30 artists from schools across Chennai and one from Pune as well as one from faraway Shanghai....

Pune police shows how to get Insta'nt safety from COVID-19

Mid Day 07 Aug 2020
Pune Police shared a creative message on Twitter encouraging people to take necessary precautions to steer clear of COVID-19 pandemic ... The Pune police gave a twist to the message in the post and shared how you can get 'Insta'nt safety' from the virus ... Pune police is known for ......

Couples stay apart to get closer

The Times of India 16 Jul 2020
For creative pursuits. Pune-based architect Shibani Khanna, who is in an LAT relationship with an Australian man, says living apart has helped them stay sane ... We tried living together but our jobs require creative work and hours on laptops and phone ... gives them a creative space."....

The house of art

The Telegraph India 13 Jul 2020
Behroze Gandhy’s eponymous film, Kekee Manzil ... the great urbs that was open to everybody, that challenged and nourished intellectual thought and creative endeavour. That Mumbai was never simply a Marathi city like Pune or Nagpur, just as it could never ever be just a Gujarati, Punjabi, Sindhi, Uttar Pradeshi or Tamilian city ... Advertisement....

With Unlock 1.0's social distancing, sanitation guidelines, small restaurants in India face an uphill struggle in reopening

Yahoo Daily News 13 Jun 2020
In 72 hours, they had to shut down ... More ... More ... Restaurants that didn't do deliveries had to change their model or be creative in their outlook. The Goan restaurant, Fish Curry Rice €" it has two outlets in Pune €" opened for deliveries this week, serving only fish ... "We have to be creative so that we can compel people to try a new brand," says Reddy ... ....

Fundraisers find visual relief

Indian Express 19 Apr 2020
The platform matches creatives with causes to raise awareness for fundraisers ... The founder Aditya Mehta, based out of Mumbai, said, “We wanted to unite the creative community for the fight against COVID-19 ... The creatives, which can be viewed on Design Fights Covid’s website, are varied in their themes and treatment....

Coronavirus Outbreak: Pune Police urge people to wear masks with this Ghajini-inspired meme on Twitter

Mid Day 14 Apr 2020
Pune Police, in their latest post on their Twitter page, asked people not to forget to wear masks while stepping out of their houses in a meme, inspired by the 2008 Aamir Khan-starrer Ghajini ... Dear pune police You have created a friendly atmosphere between police and a normal citizen and your creativity has no match ,accept a big hug from my side ....

Gayatri Datar thanks Dattawadi police officials for #StayHome anthem

The Times of India 10 Apr 2020
Pune-based actress Gayatri Datar has been helping the needy to distribute food and essentials during the crises. She recently took part in encouraging Pune’s Dattawadi police officers who have been adding a twist to their regular ‘Stay Home’ words....

Culture in the time of corona: Sitting at home, audiences zoom in on art

Indian Express 10 Apr 2020
The arts organisation is the Pune chapter host of a series of sessions organised with Arts Cultural Resources India and British Council, Pune, on professional opportunities in the cultural and creative sector ... For all the latest Pune News, download Indian Express App ... COVID-19 pune Urdu literature....