The recent heavy rains had filled the shores of Marina Beach with water. Also, all the waters gushing into the sea had deposited a huge amount of plastic and garbage on the shore.
According to private directories, the registration numbers of a few others were those of motorbikes.
This was disclosed by Minister for Tourism, Dr M Mathiventhan, while announcing the demand for grants for his department at the State Assembly on Saturday.
Trees situated in this 25 acres of land would be uprooted and replanted to another place, said Muthusamy. Additionally, 10 saplings per tree will also be planted by the Housing Department.
Police rescued a 14-year-old girl from Marina Beach, where she was found sitting alone on Sunday night.
Hugh Jackman said he liked the genre-blending appeal of the story so much so that at one point, he felt "Reminiscence" was similar to a Humphrey Bogart movie.
Famed beaches like Chennai’s Marina and Nagapattinam’s Velankanni drew hundreds of visitors since early morning on Monday as the State reopened its beaches, after about four months.
The court made these observations while hearing a batch of pleas moved by vendors regarding the Chennai Corporation’s allotment of shops on the beach.
Avicennia marina, called Banhi in Odia, is a salt-secreting and extraordinarily salt-tolerant mangrove species that grows optimally in 75 per cent seawater and tolerates 250 per cent seawater.
Scientists decode mangrove species, breakthrough may help developing salinity tolerant crop varieties
The research group at the Institute of Life Sciences (ILS), Bhubaneswar and SRM Institute of Science and Technology, Tamil Nadu, has sequenced nearly 99% of the genome of the species.
Ideas were also floated for a water fountain on the Adyar river, visible from the Western side of the Thiru Vi Ka Nagar bridge.
Following a dramatic midnight hearing in the Acting Chief Justice's house last night and a heated debate in the high court this morning, the Madras HC has allowed Karunanidhi's burial on Marina beach
On Tuesday, the DMK filed a plea in the court after state government denied burial space for Karunanidhi near Anna Memorial at Marina beach.
At the hearing, the state government had opposed the allotment of space at Marina Beach for the burial of Karunanidhi's body.
The mortal remains of the DMK stalwart now lies near his political mentor C. N. Annadurai.