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Pakistan hikes defence outlay by Rs 110 bn

Last Updated: Thursday, September 23, 2010, 13:39

Pak cuts development outlay to make way for hefty increase in defence budget.

Pak army claims that its financial reserves depleting fast

Last Updated: Friday, June 18, 2010, 15:39

Pakistan`s war on terror could be affected as the financial reserves of the armed forces are depleting fast because of the on-going counter insurgency operations on the border with Afghanistan.

Pakistan`s budget for 2010-11 to be presented on Saturday

Last Updated: Friday, June 04, 2010, 16:10

Pakistan budget for fiscal 2010-11 has allocated Rs 450 billion for defence.

Pakistan hikes defence budget by Rs 100 billion

Last Updated: Tuesday, May 11, 2010, 00:39

The Pakistan government has decided to hike its defence budget by Rs 100 billion.

Hefty allocation for Defence is necessary: Chidambaram

Last Updated: Sunday, April 11, 2010, 10:23

With neighbours like Pakistan not having a friendly attitude towards India, earmarking Rs 1,47,000 crore for the Defence Budget was "absolutely necessary and inevitable," Home Minister P Chidambaram has said.

‘China’s opaque military budgeting a concern for India’

Last Updated: Friday, March 12, 2010, 17:02

China almost shocked the international community by announcing its smallest increase in defence spending in two decades.

China’s military build-up concerns US lawmakers

Last Updated: Thursday, January 14, 2010, 10:13

The US lawmakers on Wednesday expressed serious concern over Chinese military build-up, which was agreed to by top officials of the Obama administration at a Congressional hearing.

Obama signs military budget bill; Pak to get $2.3 bn

Last Updated: Thursday, October 29, 2009, 12:28

US President Barack Obama on Thursday signed a USD 680-billion defence budget bill that provides USD 2.3 billion military assistance to Pakistan with tough condition to make sure that the funds are not squandered or diverted to affect the "balance of power in the region".

Pak govt not considering defence budget hike

Last Updated: Saturday, October 24, 2009, 22:40

Pak govt is not considering to raise in its defence budget in view of the major offensive launched against the Taliban in S Waziristan, Fin Secy has said.