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China invokes `peace` to defend hike in its defence spending

Last Updated: Tuesday, March 04, 2014, 20:48

Amid speculation over another big hike in its defence budget, China today defended its high military spending already about USD 117.7 billion, saying "peace can only be preserved with strength".

China slams Japan defence spending plan

Last Updated: Saturday, December 21, 2013, 19:37

China has denounced Japan`s plans to boost military purchases, accusing it of playing up regional tensions as an "excuse" to ramp up defence spending.

Pakistan, India should cut defence spending: Nawaz Sharif

Last Updated: Monday, August 05, 2013, 17:30

Calling for an end to the arms race in the region, Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif has asked India to join Pakistan in taking steps to cut defence expenditure.

India set to overtake UK`s defence spend by 2017: Report

Last Updated: Wednesday, July 10, 2013, 22:45

India looks set to spend more on its defence budget than cash-strapped Britain within four years` time, according to a new report published on Wednesday.

Budget 2013: India hikes military spending 14 percent

Last Updated: Thursday, February 28, 2013, 14:18

India hiked its military spending to Rs 203,672 crore (Rs 2.03 trillion/USD 37 billion), an increase of five percent over the Rs 193,407 crore outlay for 2012-13.

Raise R&D spending to promote indiginisation in defence: Navy Chief

Last Updated: Friday, December 14, 2012, 18:04

The expenditure on Research and Development (R&D) needs to be enhanced in the country for promoting innovation to achieve larger goals of indeginisation in the defence sector, Navy Chief Admiral D K Joshi said here on Friday.

Pak`s annual defence spending at Rs 495bn

Last Updated: Saturday, June 04, 2011, 00:44

Pakistan hiked its defence budget by nearly 12 per cent to Rs 495 billion for fiscal 2011-12.

Russia launches $650 bn defence spending drive

Last Updated: Thursday, February 24, 2011, 22:00

Russia added 8 nuclear submarines & hundreds of warplanes to its defence.

Pak defence spending exceeds budgetary limits by Rs 60 bn

Last Updated: Monday, February 21, 2011, 17:18

The govt had envisaged Rs 442 billion as defence spending for current fiscal year.

Egypt turmoil shows needs for defence spending: NATO

Last Updated: Saturday, February 05, 2011, 10:29

NATO chief Anders Fogh Rasmussen slams cuts in European defence spending.

Pak hikes defence spending by 17%

Last Updated: Saturday, June 05, 2010, 23:47

Pakistan hiked its defence spending for 2010-11 to USD 5.18 bn on Saturday.

China announces 7.5% jump in defence spending

Last Updated: Thursday, March 04, 2010, 11:22

China announced on Thursday a planned 7.5 percent boost in defence spending this year, a smaller increase than expected and the first time in more than two decades the jump has been less than double-digits.