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.
While temporary ramps have been set up since 2016, activists have been demanding a permanent structure for several years.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
A long-pending demand of persons with disabilities, the ramp will come up opposite Vivekananda House, and cost over Rs 2.5 crore.
Until recently, some of the horses in Chepauk didn’t have any shelter and were exposed to the scorching sun.
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.
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.
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.
Around 200 police personnel were deployed at various places across the Marina stretch keeping a close watch for protestors.
Many suburban areas continued to remain submerged, even as the water level in various areas was slowly receding.
Retired judge of Madras HC Justice D Hariparanthaman will head a fact-finding go into the police attacks on Jallikattu protesters at Marina beach.
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The Central government informed the Supreme Court that it is willing to withdraw its 2016 notification that allowed Jallikattu to be conducted.
If for six days the protestors showed exemplary restraint, the final day violence that went on a vandalism & arson spree.
The passive but relentless sit-in protests are gradually taking more active forms including rail roko in Madurai and Salem on Thursday.