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Pune: Metropolis in Maharashtra, India
Pune, known as Poona until 1978, is the second-largest metropolitan city in the Indian State of Maharashtra and the eighth most populous city in India, with an estimated population of 7.4 million as of 2020. It has been ranked as "the most livable city in India" several times. Along with the municipal corporation limits of PCMC and the three cantonment towns of Camp, Khadki and Dehu Road, Pune forms the urban core of the eponymous Pune Metropolitan Region (PMR). According to the 2011 census the urban area had a combined population of 5.05 million whilst the population of the metropolitan region was estimated at 7.4 million. Situated 560 metres above sea level on the Deccan plateau on the right bank of the Mutha river, Pune is also the administrative headquarters of its namesake district.

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Delta Covid variant yields unfamiliar symptoms in patients; Most infectious variant | Oneindia News [Video]

Delta Covid variant yields unfamiliar symptoms in patients; Most infectious variant | Oneindia News

The Delta variant identified as B.1.617.2 of SARS-CoV-2 coronavirus detected in India is believed to be the most infectious to have emerged so far; According to the vaccination distribution plan of the..

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Pune fire: At least 8 dead after blaze engulfs sanitizer factory | Oneindia News [Video]

Pune fire: At least 8 dead after blaze engulfs sanitizer factory | Oneindia News

At least eight persons have died in an incident of fire reported at a private company in pune; The Indian Medical Association (IMA) on Monday sought Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s intervention to..

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IAF airlifts 2 more oxygen tankers from Pune to Jamnagar [Video]

IAF airlifts 2 more oxygen tankers from Pune to Jamnagar

The Indian Air Force (IAF)'s C-17 aircraft airlifted two more oxygen tankers from Pune and will land in Gujarat's Jamnagar. IAF has started airlifting big oxygen tankers from their place of use to the..

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Father gone and family hospitalised, Pune doctor still on duty [Video]

Father gone and family hospitalised, Pune doctor still on duty

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NGOs in India giving dignified send off to COVID-19 victims as per their religion [Video]

NGOs in India giving dignified send off to COVID-19 victims as per their religion

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‘Will return to India in a few days’: Adar Poonawalla after alleged threat calls [Video]

‘Will return to India in a few days’: Adar Poonawalla after alleged threat calls

Serum Institute of India CEO Adar Poonawalla, who has been in the UK on extended stay to evade alleged threats in India over ever-increasing demand for COVID-19 vaccines, has said he will return in a..

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Maharashtra Day: Dy CM Ajit Pawar unfurls national flag at DM office [Video]

Maharashtra Day: Dy CM Ajit Pawar unfurls national flag at DM office

Maharashtra Deputy Chief Minister Ajit Pawar unfurled national flag on the occasion of 'Maharashtra Day' at DM office in Pune. May 01 is celebrated across state to commemorate formation of Maharashtra..

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Phase 3 vaccination drive to delay in Karnataka due to vaccine shortage

Karnataka Health Minister K Sudhakar indicated delay in phase 3 of COVID vaccine inoculation, which is supposed to get started from May 01 and also requested people from 18-44 age group to refrain from..

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Pune's Ganesh Kala Krida Manch converts into COVID facility [Video]

Pune's Ganesh Kala Krida Manch converts into COVID facility

Ganesh Kala Krida Manch is being converted into a COVID facility in wake of the surge in cases. The facility is situated at Swargate in Pune. Pune Municipal Corporation, with the help of doctors, has..

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Centre asks Serum Institute, Bharat Biotech to lower Covid vaccines’ price [Video]

Centre asks Serum Institute, Bharat Biotech to lower Covid vaccines’ price

The central government on Monday asked the Serum Institute and Bharat Biotech to lower price of their COVID-19 vaccines amid criticism from various states who accused the companies of profiteering..

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Pune's dog house comes to rescue of pets in COVID +ve households [Video]

Pune's dog house comes to rescue of pets in COVID +ve households

Maharashtra being the epicentre of the deadly second wave of the pandemic, all members of several households are becoming infected from COVID-19. However, people who have pets are finding it difficult..

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