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Photos: Tech gets to work in India

Bangalore and other subcontinental cities are the place to be for a growing number of Indians working in high-tech fields.

Tech gets to work in India

For these two men in Bangalore, the start to the workday requires a scooter and a cell phone. India's cell phone market has been growing at a better than 50 percent clip in recent years, and at the end of 2004, the country had more than 43 million mobile phone subscribers.

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Tech gets to work in India

More than 15,000 people work at Bangalore's International Technology Park, home to more than 100 foreign businesses. Many of those workers commute by motorcycle.

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Tech gets to work in India

Professor Ajay Sood of the India Institute of Science is studying how the movement of gases over wires might be used to generate electricity.

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Tech gets to work in India

But Bangalore isn't the only city getting high-tech attention. In March, Michael Dell journeyed to Mohali to inaugurate a new call center that will employ 1,500 people.

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