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Chennai Corporation sets up attractive ‘junk art’ sculptures across the city

July 23, 2021 10:08 pm

The corporation had provided 15 tonnes of metal scrap to these artists to create these structures. Commissioner Bedi said about Rs 29 lakh has been spent on creating these sculptures. He added that they decided to place the structure thematically.

Why not appoint team, led by an IAS officer, to maintain Marina: Madras HC asks TN govt

July 16, 2021 9:40 am

Though the Corporation counsel submitted that the civic body was taking efforts to maintain the beach, the bench felt that certain queries should be raised and the authorities should answer them.

As visitors return to Marina beach after 8 months, vendors hope tide turns for them soon

December 15, 2020 11:05 pm

The lockdown was rough on the hundreds of small tradespeople who made their living on the Marina. As the seafront reopens for public, the vendors say they don't know when their income levels will be restored.

Chennai: Froth foams near Marina beach, authorities blame untreated sewage from Adyar river

December 01, 2019 10:53 pm

Fishermen have been advised not to venture into the sea due to heavy rainfall. On the other hand, the local shop owners fear their business will be affected because of the toxic foam.

Chennai's beaches now wear cleaner look, courtesy these machines

June 08, 2019 7:24 am

This year, the GCC acquired eight machines—two for Elliot's beach and six for Marina beach— to help collect the waste that was being generated on the beaches.

Madras HC says no to protests on Marina Beach

September 04, 2018 3:32 am

The order said, while recognising the fact that dialogue, dissent and deliberation are necessary in a democracy, other aspects like public order, safety and public interest must also be given equal weightage.

Body politics

August 09, 2018 12:09 am

Tamil Nadu government’s attempt to deny burial space for DMK patriarch in the Marina grounds was in poor taste.

Madras High Court admits plea against memorial for J Jayalalitha at Marina beach

July 24, 2017 10:18 pm

CM K Palaniswami had on June 28 announced establishing a grand memorial for Jayalalithaa at the Marina. Hence, he prayed for a court direction to remove the body of Jayalalithaa from Marina beach and not to allow construction of any memorial there.


DMK supporters react to Karunanidhi's death

June 22, 2020 6:19 pm

The mood outside Kauvery hospital after news broke of the death of Kalaignar Karunanidhi.