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24 May 2018, Edition - 1045, Thursday

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  • 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

Coimbatore

Xiaomi launches Redmi 5A

Covai Post Network

Xiaomi, which has become number one brand in smart phone, with a shipping of 9.2 million phone in the third quarter of 2017, on Wednesday launched Redmi 5A in the city.

Priced at Rs.4,999, the phone come with a metallic matte finish and features a dedicated micro SD card slot for storage expansion, Xiaomi Regional Business Head South and East Sunil Baby told reporters at the launch.

The company is offering the 2GB +16GB storage variant for the first five million units and will be available from 12 noon on Thursday through Flipkart, Mi.com and Mi Home followed by offline retailers including Mi preferred Partners in the subsequent weeks, he said,

With a market share of 23.5 per cent and having shipped 9.2 million smart phones in the quarters, the company has become the fastest growing smart phone brand in India with a growth rate of nearly 300 per cent year on year, Sunil said.

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