Thursday, June 20, 2013
Pakistan increases defence budget by 15 percent
Pakistan`s cash-strapped new government announced a hefty 15 percent hike in its defence budget to R...
Consider pre-CVC vetting to avoid murky deals: Parliamentary panel
Involvement of Central Vigilance Commission (CVC) in defence deals can help avoid "murky" ...
Pakistan finalises defence budget of over Rs 600 bn for 2013-14
The Pakistan government has finalised a defence budget of Rs 627 billion for next financial year.
Imran Khan opposes cut in Pak defence budget
Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf chairman Imran Khan has opposed cuts in Pakistan`s defence budget saying th...
Govt to pump in Rs 15,000 cr to augment military production
With focus on indigenisation to avoid scams in foreign acquisition, Defence Ministry today said it w...
Pak govt gave military Rs 687 bn over annual budget
An annual grant of about Rs 200 billion was kept under wraps for years by the government led by the ...
What India should learn from Beijing?
China’s rapidly rising military spending has raised eyebrows in the Indian policy circles.
Defence budget cut not to hit operational capability: Antony
Reduction of around Rs 14,000 crore in the defence budget for the current fiscal will not affect ope...
China hikes defence budget to USD 115.7 billion
China hiked its defence budget by a whopping 10.7 per cent to USD 115.7 billion, dwarfing India`s cu...
China hikes defence budget to $115.7 bn
China on Tuesday hiked its defence budget by 10.7 percent to USD 115.7 billion well above this year`...
Five per cent cut in defence budget
Government has imposed around five per cent cut in the Rs 1.93 lakh crore defence budget this year i...
Curtailing of defence budget to throw new challenges: Panetta
The Pentagon is faced with challenge to maintain a force strong enough to meet the challenges of the...
Pakistan defence budget goes up by 10 percent
Pakistan on Friday hiked its defence budget for fiscal 2012-13 by nearly 10 per cent to Rs 545 billi...
Musharraf asks PPP to increase Pak`s def budget
Musharraf has criticised the govt for spending only 17 per cent of the budget on defence, and asked ...
US defence budget 2013 to be heavier?
US House panel pressed ahead with a heavier version of the 2013 US defence budget adding billions t...
17% hike in India's defence spending
To give a further push to its rapid military modernization, India Friday hiked its military spending...
China hikes defence budget to $106.4 bn
China Sunday announced that it would spend a whopping USD 106.4 billion on defence this year, an 11....
US focus on Asia inflating China defence budget?
The US govt`s renewed Asia-Pacific focus is helping fuel China`s expansion of defence budget, says...
Pentagon cuts size of US Army, Marines
The changes US Defence Secretary Leon Panetta described at a news conference are numerous but hardly...
Israel increases defence budget by $700 million
Israeli Premier Benjamin Netanyahu last year said that he would cut military spending to finance soc...
Finance management course for airforce officers
Fund controllers at the IAF’s Eastern Air Command here on Monday began a three-day financial manag...
Pak sanctions extra Rs.150 billion for defence budget
The Pakistan government has sanctioned an additional 150 billion rupees for the fiscal 2011-12 defen...
Pak`s total military outlay for 2011-12 over Rs 718 bn
The stated budget, additional allocations and military pensions amount to almost 26 per cent of the...
Pakistan plans to hike defence budget to Rs 582 bn
The Defence Ministry sought higher allocation after calculating inflation.
Pak panel approves hike in defence budget
Panel approves proposal to hike budget to over Rs 500 bn for next fiscal.
`Pak defence budget pales in comparison to India`
Pakistan Army spokesman said his country is allocating only $4 bn to defence.
China to increase defence budget by 12.7 per cent
China announced that it will hike its defence spending by 12.7 per cent, raising it to a staggering...
Citing deficit, Gates moves to cut US defense budget
The proposed cuts will require reducing the size of the Army and the Marine Corps.
South Korea to up defence budget
South Korea plans to sharply increase spending on defence next year.
Pakistan hikes defence outlay by Rs 110 bn
Pak cuts development outlay to make way for hefty increase in defence budget.
Pak army claims that its financial reserves depleting fast
Pakistan`s war on terror could be affected as the financial reserves of the armed forces are depleti...
Pakistan`s budget for 2010-11 to be presented on Saturday
Pakistan budget for fiscal 2010-11 has allocated Rs 450 billion for defence.
Pakistan hikes defence budget by Rs 100 billion
The Pakistan government has decided to hike its defence budget by Rs 100 billion.
Hefty allocation for Defence is necessary: Chidambaram
With neighbours like Pakistan not having a friendly attitude towards India, earmarking Rs 1,47,000...
‘China’s opaque military budgeting a concern for India’
China almost shocked the international community by announcing its smallest increase in defence spen...
China’s military build-up concerns US lawmakers
The US lawmakers on Wednesday expressed serious concern over Chinese military build-up, which was ag...
Obama signs military budget bill; Pak to get $2.3 bn
US President Barack Obama on Thursday signed a USD 680-billion defence budget bill that provides USD...
Pak govt not considering defence budget hike
Pak govt is not considering to raise in its defence budget in view of the major offensive launched a...
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