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India in third position in scientific publications after China, US: DST

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India has seen an exponential increase in the number of scientific publications over the last 10 years and is in the third position globally after China and the US, the Department of Science and Technology (DST) said. Of the 13,045 patents in 2017-18, as many as 1,937 were by Indians. Out of 15,550 patents filed by Indians at Indian Patent Office during the period, 65% were filed from Maharashtra, Karnataka, TN and Delhi, the DST said.