Marina beach

Disabled live Marina dream,  new ramp takes them to sea 

For 53-year-old Meera Balaji on wheelchair the wish  to click a selfie with her husband at the beach with waves washing at her feet has been part of her bucket list since their marriage in 1993.

published on : 28th November 2022

Disabled-friendly ramp on Marina beach to open on Sunday

While temporary ramps have been set up since 2016, activists have been demanding a permanent structure for several years.

published on : 26th November 2022

To curb plastic use, officials to inspect three Chennai beaches daily

Several people visit Marina, Besant Nagar and Thiruvanmiyur beaches during weekends and holidays. Marina is the second longest beach in the world and has international visitors as well.

published on : 6th August 2022

Greater Chennai Corporation to redevelop Marina beach, seek architects' help

As part of the beautification projects undertaken across the city by the civic body, the six-km stretch along the Marina, one of the biggest attractions in the city, is to be redeveloped.

published on : 16th July 2022

Four drones, eight patrol teams now man five-km stretch of Chennai's Marina Beach

The city police have begun employing drones from the Light House to MGR Memorial from 5 am to 8 am and 5.30 pm to 8 pm to prevent crime and stop people from entering the sea.

published on : 8th July 2022

Gang attacks photographer on Chennai's Marina Beach near DGP office

Around 6 am when the victim and his friends were clicking pictures near the 'I LOVE CHENNAI' selfie point, one of the accused approached them and started an argument.

published on : 4th July 2022

Marina kiosk plan hits a dead-end, 200 booths taken to crematorium

When TNIE contacted councillor A Revathi of ward 125, she said there was no other place available to store the kiosks after they were shifted from Alphonsa Ground.

published on : 27th June 2022

Work on permanent ramp begins at Marina Beach

A long-pending demand of persons with disabilities, the ramp will come up opposite Vivekananda House, and cost over Rs 2.5 crore.

published on : 24th June 2022

Marina horses may find joy at new riding school

Until recently, some of the horses in Chepauk didn’t have any shelter and were exposed to the scorching sun. 

published on : 20th May 2022

Puducherry beach festival to be held from April 13-16

According to Lakshminarayanan, Puducherry has been rated as a top weekend destination with tourists from Karnataka, TN and Andhra Pradesh thronging the UT on weekends.

published on : 6th April 2022

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

Opposition parties back DMK's demand for Karuna's burial at Marina

Opposition leaders including Rahul Gandhi, Sitaram Yechury and D Raja, besides actor Rajinikanth, backed the DMK's demand and urged the government to allot the leader a space on the famed sands.

published on : 7th August 2018

Cauvery water issue: Flash protest at Chennai's Marina Beach

Around 200 police personnel were deployed at various places across the Marina stretch keeping a close watch for protestors.

published on : 31st March 2018

Chennai braces for more rain in next 14 hours, flood alert issued for 21 villages in Kanchipuram

Many suburban areas continued to remain submerged, even as the water level in various areas was slowly receding.

published on : 4th November 2017

Justice Hariparanthaman to head fact-finding team for Jallikattu protests

Retired judge of Madras HC Justice D Hariparanthaman will head a fact-finding go into the police attacks on Jallikattu protesters at Marina beach.

published on : 25th January 2017

Jallikattu: Ready to withdraw 2016 notification, Centre tells Supreme Court after Tamil Nadu passes Bill

The Central government informed the Supreme Court that it is willing to withdraw its 2016 notification that allowed Jallikattu to be conducted.

published on : 24th January 2017

Final day of jallikattu protests turn Marina beach into war zone 

If for six days the protestors showed exemplary restraint, the final day violence that went on a vandalism & arson spree.

published on : 24th January 2017

Jallikattu: Ordinance buzz grows as Tamil Nadu youth protests intensify

The passive but relentless sit-in protests are gradually taking more active forms including rail roko in Madurai and Salem on Thursday.

published on : 20th January 2017
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