Pune, also called Poona, the official name until 1978), is the second largest city in the Indian state of Maharashtra, after Mumbai. It is the ninth most populous city in the country with an estimated population of 3.13 million. Along with its Industrial Estate Pimpri Chinchwad and the three cantonment towns of Pune, Khadki and Dehu Road, Pune forms the urban core of the eponymous Pune Metropolitan Region (PMR). According to the 2011 census, the urban area has a combined population of 5.05 million while the population of the metropolitan region is estimated at 7.27 million.
A Pune-based Muslim couple has approached the Supreme Court seeking its direction to allow entry of women in all mosques to offer prayers saying that are no records the holy Quran and Prophet Muhammad.. IndiaTimes - Published
Through a circular issued on Saturday, CBSE school principals and their staff members of schools from the above-mentioned state and union territories were instructed to approach the Pune DNA - Published
The details of the report were sought by Vivek Velankar, a Pune-based RTI activist. While denying the report, the general administration department (GAD) said that it cannot be given as government is.. DNA - Published