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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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....

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....