Marina

Cops clean up garbage from Marina Beach

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.

published on : 14th November 2021

TNIE Exclusive: Cooum sand mined illegally in the heart of Chennai

According to private directories, the registration numbers of a few others were those of motorbikes.

published on : 7th September 2021

Chennai's Marina Beach may soon see world-class water sporting arena, floating restaurant

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.

published on : 5th September 2021

Iconic building to rise on Marina: Muthusamy

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.

published on : 2nd September 2021

Cops rescue minor girl who ran away from home after repeated sexual assault by father

Police rescued a 14-year-old girl from Marina Beach, where she was found sitting alone on Sunday night.

published on : 1st September 2021

Doing 'Reminiscence' was an easy yes, says Hugh Jackman

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.

published on : 24th August 2021

Public breathes easy as TN lifts Covid curbs, reopens beaches for public

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.

published on : 24th August 2021

Madras HC suggests special team for upkeep of Marina Beach

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.

published on : 16th July 2021

Salt resistant plant's genome sequenced

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.

published on : 11th July 2021

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.

published on : 10th July 2021

Singara Chennai 2.0: Project Blue could soon transform city's beaches

Ideas were also floated for a water fountain on the Adyar river, visible from the Western side of the Thiru Vi Ka Nagar bridge.

published on : 12th June 2021

Madras HC allows DMK chief Karunanidhi to be laid to rest at Marina

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

published on : 8th August 2018

Karunanidhi burial row: DMK criticises AIADMK over 'double standards'

On Tuesday, the DMK filed a plea in the court after state government denied burial space for Karunanidhi near Anna Memorial at Marina beach.

published on : 8th August 2018

Madras High Court to decide on burial site for DMK President M Karunanidhi's body

At the hearing, the state government had opposed the allotment of space at Marina Beach for the burial of Karunanidhi's body.

published on : 8th August 2018

HIGHLIGHTS | DMK chief M Karunanidhi laid to rest with full state honours at Marina beach

The mortal remains of the DMK stalwart now lies near his political mentor C. N. Annadurai.

published on : 8th August 2018
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