Obama Paves Way for Deeper Cooperation With India

ISRO’s PSLV-C15 rocket lifts off with five satellites aboard on July 12, 2010.

**Curbs on DRDO, ISRO go** _Deccan Herald_

_US President Barack Obama on Saturday made the much-awaited announcement of taking important Indian defence and space research institutions like the Defence Research and Development Organisation (DRDO), Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) and Hyderabad-based Bharat Dynamics Limited off the high-tech ban list._

_Speaking at an Indo-US business meeting, Obama said the “dual-use” rules, by which high-tech exports by American manufacturers to the DRDO and ISRO are banned, would be amended and updated. The “dual use” refers to technology that can be utilised for both civilian and defence purposes._

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