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Big Increase Seen as Answer to Sanctions

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Science  05 Mar 1999:
Vol. 283, Issue 5407, pp. 1429-1431
DOI: 10.1126/science.283.5407.1429b

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Indian researchers are applauding a new budget that hands science its largest increase of the decade. The 20% hike for civilian and defense sectors is also seen as a shot in the arm for domestic efforts to overcome foreign sanctions imposed in the wake of last spring's nuclear tests.