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    1. iNurture Education Solutions raises Rs 30 Cr from Bertelsmann India Investments

      Bangalore-based online-offline higher education services provider iNurture Education Solutions has raised Rs 30 crore investment from Bertelsmann India Investments (BII), the Indian investment arm of the German media conglomerate Bertelsmann. The company had previously raised undisclosed amount of investment from Ascent Capital in 2012 and GVFL in 2009.

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    2. Nokia’s Chennai plant not a part of the Microsoft deal, to shut shop tomorrow

      Nokia’s Chennai plant not a part of the Microsoft deal, to shut shop tomorrow

      Eight years after it came into being as one of the world’s largest mobile manufacturing facilities, Finnish telecom major Nokia’s Chennai plant is all set to suspend operations from tomorrow due to its exclusion from the Microsoft-Nokia deal.

      Nokia started operations at Sriperumbudur plant near here, the second biggest facilities by any global firm, in 2006 after Korean auto major Hyundai’s came up with its plant in the late 1990s.

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    3. LIV Sports bags exclusive mobile & Internet rights to Champions Tennis League

      LIV Sports bags exclusive mobile & Internet rights to Champions Tennis League
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      Multi Screen Media (MSM) owned LIV Sports has secured the exclusive mobile and Internet broadcasting rights to the Champions Tennis League (CTL) happening next month (November 17-26).

      While the terms of the deal were not disclosed, Sony LIV Sports mentioned that it will be live streaming the tournament on its website and its mobile apps across iOS and Android. It will also be providing tournament highlights on demand to consumers.

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      Mentions: Fifa MSM
    4. Zoomcar raises $8 million from Sequoia Capital & Others

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      Bangalore-based self-driven car rental service ZoomCar has raised $8 million from Sequoia Capital, with participation from new investors former Infosys CFO Mohandas Pai, Manipal Group’s head of corporate affairs Abhay Jain, reports The Economic Times. Existing investors Empire Angels, Funders Club, Basset Investment Group and funds advised by Triangle Growth Partners also increased their stake in this round.

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    5. Telecom Commission to discuss spectrum auction, indoor wireless telephony on November 7

      Telecom Commission to discuss spectrum auction, indoor wireless telephony on November 7

      Inter-ministerial panel Telecom Commission is scheduled to meet on November 7 to discuss next round of spectrum auction along with broadband project and TRAI’s recommendation on indoor wireless telephony.

      “TC is proposed to meet on November 7 to mainly discuss spectrum auction related issues, NOFN and TRAI’s recommendation on cordless communications system,” an official source told PTI.

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    6. Truecaller launches an alternate dialer app Truedialer on Android & Windows Phone

      Truecaller launches an alternate dialer app Truedialer on Android & Windows Phone
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      Online directory service Truecaller has introduced an alternate dialer app called Truedialer for Android and Windows Phone that provides information about the number users are about to call and also allows them to search unknown numbers on Truecaller.

      How this works is that once an user start typing a number, the app starts searching for relevant information on the user’s phone book and on Truecaller database and autocompletes missing information about a specific number.

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      Mentions: GigaOM TrueCaller
    7. Isro to test unmanned crew module in December for India’s maiden human space flight

      Isro to test unmanned crew module in December for India’s maiden human space flight

      India will launch an unmanned crew module in December onboard a heavy rocket to test its re-entry into the atmosphere for the country’s maiden human space flight, the space agency chief said Thursday.

      “We will send an unmanned crew module on the experimental GSLV-Mark III rocket in December and test its re-entry into the earth’s atmosphere for a human space flight plan in future,” Indian Space Research Organisation (Isro) Chairman K. Radhakrishnan told reporters in Bangalore on the margins of an engineers conclave.

      Weighing 3.6 tonnes, the crew module will be put into orbit 100-120km up in ...

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