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Pakistani daily concerned over India`s hiked defence budget

Last Updated: Monday, July 21, 2014, 10:58

New Delhi`s rationale for increasing the defence budget is "consistent with the shift in the Indian government`s ideology to more nationalistic elements under Prime Minister Narendra Modi", said a Pakistani daily Monday.

China under-reported defence budget by 20 percent: Pentagon

Last Updated: Friday, June 06, 2014, 05:31

China underestimated its growing defence budget by nearly 20 percent with its spending likely nearing USD 145 billion last year, the Pentagon has said.

Opaque Chinese military spending a `concern`: Japan

Last Updated: Wednesday, March 05, 2014, 09:51

China`s opaque spending on its huge and growing military is a "concern" for the world community, Japan said Wednesday, after Beijing revealed another double digit budget hike.

China`s 2014 defence budget to rise over 12 percent

Last Updated: Wednesday, March 05, 2014, 08:56

China will raise its official defence budget by 12.2 percent this year, the finance ministry said Wednesday, another double-digit increase in the rising power`s military spending that alarms its neighbours.

Despite budget cut, Def Min continues with modernisation drive

Last Updated: Sunday, January 12, 2014, 18:19

Despite resistance from Defence Ministry, the government has cut more than Rs 7,800 crore from the former`s budgetary allocation for this year.

BSF gets Rs 3,664 cr for infrastructure development

Last Updated: Friday, August 02, 2013, 18:09

A Rs 3,664.61 crore project for development of infrastructure at various establishments of the Border Security Force was approved by the government on Saturday.

US Army to cut 80,000 troops by 2017 to reduce budget

Last Updated: Wednesday, June 26, 2013, 11:01

The United States Army has announced to reduce its strength by a whopping 80,000 by 2017 as part of a budget-cutting plan, making it one of the largest force reductions since World War II.

Pakistan increases defence budget by 15 percent

Last Updated: Wednesday, June 12, 2013, 21:17

Pakistan`s cash-strapped new government announced a hefty 15 percent hike in its defence budget to Rs 627 billion.

Consider pre-CVC vetting to avoid murky deals: Parliamentary panel

Last Updated: Tuesday, April 30, 2013, 01:08

Involvement of Central Vigilance Commission (CVC) in defence deals can help avoid "murky" deals and blacklisting of firms, a Parliamentary Panel has said.

Pakistan finalises defence budget of over Rs 600 bn for 2013-14

Last Updated: Thursday, April 18, 2013, 18:13

The Pakistan government has finalised a defence budget of Rs 627 billion for next financial year.

Imran Khan opposes cut in Pak defence budget

Last Updated: Monday, April 01, 2013, 23:02

Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf chairman Imran Khan has opposed cuts in Pakistan`s defence budget saying the country is in a vulnerable state and is fighting on both its borders.

Govt to pump in Rs 15,000 cr to augment military production

Last Updated: Wednesday, March 20, 2013, 20:40

With focus on indigenisation to avoid scams in foreign acquisition, Defence Ministry today said it will be pumping Rs 15,000 crore to augment domestic military production for systems such as the indigenous 155mm artillery guns.