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23 May 2018, Edition - 1044, Wednesday

FLASH NEWS:

  • Indian Air Force Cheetah helicopter crash-lands in Natha Top in Jammu and Kashmir
  • NHRC takes cognizance of Tuticorin violence, issues notice to Tamil Nadu Chief Secretary and DGP
  • The Madras High Court directed Vedanta to stop the construction of the second unit of Sterlite copper smelter plant
  • Tamil Nadu government forms judicial commission to probe Tuticorin violence
  • J&K: Grenade attack in Bijbehara as 7 civilians were injured
  • MHA has sought a report from Tamil Nadu Government on the violence in Tuticorin
  • Mudarai HC stays expansion of Sterlite copper smelter plan
  • US President Donald Trump warned that his landmark summit with Kim Jong Un may not take place as planned
  • Sec 144 imposed in and around Tuticorin till May 25th
  • Shops were shut and 5000 policemen were deployed in Tuticorin after 11 people died while protesting against the Sterlite Plant

Coimbatore

Lemon Tree Hotels forays into Coimbatore

Covai Post Network

Lemon Tree Hotels, a hotel chain leader in the mid-scale sector, has opened it property in Coimbatore. The hotel was inaugurated by Indian Chamber of Commerce and Industry president Vanitha Mohan today.

Managed by Carnation Hotels, the strategic hotel management arm of Lemon Tree Hotels, has tied up with Lakshana Consultants and Hoteliers.

Lakshana Director Vijayakumhar from the family of SNR Sons Charitable Trust said, “Being a progressive industrial district and the second largest software producer in Tamil Nadu, Coimbatore has great business potential and a much-needed refreshing brand like Lemon Tree.”

Lemon Tree Deputy Managing Director Rattan Keswani, who is also Director of Carnation Hotels, said the team saw great business potential in Coimbatore and `are delighted to extend our footprint here’.

It operates 44 hotels across the country and aim to touch 100 by 2022. Five hotels would be launched in the next six months, besides one in Kathmandu and another in a neighbouring country.

The Group policy is to set aside 16.5 per cent of its jobs for differently abled persons in each of its hotels and another 4 per cent is for those who have not been able to go beyond primary education.

Located in Kalapatti, the 61-room hotel has a 24X7 coffee shop, a recreation bar, a large conference room, fitness gym and an outdoor swimming pool.

COIMBATORE WEATHER