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Chennai Port takes fight for auto shipments to Kamarajar
Hindu Business Line The Chennai Port Trust has received the backing of the rate regulator to set wharfage rates for auto shipments on an ad valorem basis, reversing the unit/weight-based method introduced last year, as it looks to compete with the nearby Kamarajar Port ...

NIA arrests one more ISIS-inspired suspect from Tamil Nadu
Reliable sources said the arrested person has been identified as Suba Kani, 31, a native of Kerala but currently residing at Kadayanallur in Tirunelveli.

Chennai: Kamal Haasan meets Arvind Kejriwal; hints at joining politics
[India], September 21 (ANI): Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) convenor and Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal met veteran actor Kamal Haasan at his Chennai residence.The duo had a lunch meeting for close to an hour, wherein they discussed several issues, including corruption.The meeting is being seen as an indication that the veteran actor may soon join politics by either floating his own political outfit or join the AAP.Haasan has, of late, targetted the ruling All India Anna Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam (AIADMK) government in Tamil Nadu, and in the process, has hinted towards joining active politics.While speaking to the reporters here, Kamal Haasan said, "My house has been political for quite some time, since my father's time. I was the one who stayed away. It is a learning curve for me and I have sought advice from Arvind Kejriwal before my political plunge. I am very happy that he (Kejriwal) is here, have discussed issues including corruption.""I've always been a fan of Kamal Haasan ji's work. I feel good that a large number of people feel so strongly about the communal forces that are plaguing the nation nowadays. We had an excellent meeting and we will continue to keep in touch in the future. We will continue to discuss and meet each other in future also," Kejriwal said.Kejriwal was received at the airport by Haasan's younger daughter and Bollywood actress Akshara. (ANI)