Mamallapuram (Tamil Nadu), Oct. 11 -- : Security has been heightened in Mamallapuram ahead of the second informal summit between Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Chinese President Xi Jinping that is scheduled to take place here today.

Indian Coast Guard ships were deployed in the waters near the Shore Temple--the second century-old granite architecture built by the Pallava kings.

According to Indian government sources, the Indian Navy and the Indian Coast Guard have deployed warships at some distance from the seashore to provide security from any seaborne threat to the meeting between Prime Minister Modi and President Xi.

The historic coastal town of Mahabalipuram will provide the setting for the meeting between Modi and Xi as the two le...