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US defence firms want control over technology in Make in India plan

US defence firms offering to set up production lines in India to win deals worth billions of dollars want stronger assurances they won't have to part with proprietary technology, according to a business lobby group's letter to India's defence ministe

19 Sep 2017, 04:43 PM IST

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