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News18 Afternoon Digest: How India’s Semiconductor Mission is Shaping Up to Compete in Global Chip Making Race & Other Stories

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Last Updated: July 31, 2022, 12:02 IST

New Delhi, India

Apart from the focus on existing applications, the defence industry along with the semiconductor industry can invest in the research and development of new semiconductors’ applications in the military domain. (Photo for representation: Shutterstock)

Apart from the focus on existing applications, the defence industry along with the semiconductor industry can invest in the research and development of new semiconductors’ applications in the military domain. (Photo for representation: Shutterstock)

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first published:July 31, 2022, 12:02 IST
last updated:July 31, 2022, 12:02 IST
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