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Pune most livable city in India according to a ranking by Urban Affairs Ministry

Pune, Navi Mumbai and Greater Mumbai in Maharashtra are the three most livable cities in India, and Rampur in Uttar Pradesh, the Nagaland capital Kohima and Bihar capital Patna bring up the rear among 111 cities, measured on four broad parameters — governance, and social, physical and economic infrastructure. According to the Ease of Living Index report released on Monday by …


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IKEA opens its first store in India more to follow in coming days

In a milestone that’s been more than a decade in the making, India’s first Ikea store will open on Thursday, bringing inexpensive Nordic-inspired furnishings and food to the world’s fastest-growing middle class. Ikea expects to welcome as many as 6 million visitors a year to its 13-acre complex in Hitec City, on the outskirts of Hyderabad, India’s fourth-biggest city. The …