While retaining its old aura charm Pune has now emerged as a major IT destination. This has lead to a real estate boom in the city. The overall development of this Maratha 'center of learning' has been manifold. Having a large industrial base the city is now among the others in its race as an investment destination
Hyderabad was founded in 1586 by Mohammed Quli, fifth Sultan of the Qutb Shahi Dynasty of Golconda. It is the capital city. From being a Centre of trading pearls ,the city has now got a lot more tech-savvy since then, but it still retains quite a bit of the charm of the Shahi and the Nawabi days. While you find a younger crowd that is at once cosmo and geeky, you also find a lot of the old world aura about it. The twin cities of Hyderabad and Secunderabad have almost grown together. All major IT companies of the world have their presence in the city.