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China, India power rise in global military expenditure in 2017: Report

According to SIPRI - an independent body - China's tension with several of its neighbours is a major cause for increase in military expenditures.

May 02, 2018, 10:36 AM IST

Build economy first, then aircraft carriers: Chinese daily to India

India should focus more on its economy rather than building its aircraft carriers to check China`s increasing presence in the Indian Ocean, an influential daily said on Monday.

Apr 24, 2017, 14:59 PM IST

Iranian nuclear deal could start arms race in Mid-East: Bobby Jindal

Republican presidential aspirant Bobby Jindal has asked his fellow Republican leadership in the Congress to reject a nuclear deal with Iran, saying any such deal could start arms race in the Middle East.

Jun 30, 2015, 11:59 AM IST

NATO says won't be dragged into arms race with Russia

The head of NATO said on Wednesday the alliance would not be forced into a new arms race with Russia but said what he called Moscow`s aggression in Ukraine had compelled it to strengthen its defences.

Jun 25, 2015, 06:36 AM IST

Pakistan fears arms race in South Asia

Pakistan has said the Indo-US agreements signed during President Barack Obama's visit to New Delhi would spark an arms race in South Asia, days after the US and India reached a nuclear trade breakthrough and agreed to extend defence cooperation for another ten year.

Jan 30, 2015, 13:55 PM IST

Huge cache of arms recovered from Guwahati

A huge cache of arms and ammunitions were recovered by the Government Railway Police (GRP) at the railway station.

Jan 13, 2015, 10:19 AM IST

Pakistan says it is against arms race in South Asia

Pakistan on Thrusday said it was against arms race in South Asia and hoped that the international community would not contribute to creating further asymmetry in conventional weapon in the region.

Oct 30, 2014, 23:27 PM IST

Asia arms up to counter growing Chinese might

Vietnam has nearly doubled its military spending, Japan is requesting its biggest-ever defense budget and the Philippines is rushing to piece together a viable navy.

Sep 12, 2014, 01:42 AM IST

INS Vikrant won`t spark an arms race: China

China on Thursday slammed as "groundless" local media commentaries that claimed India`s first indigenous aircraft carrier has sparked a regional arms race, saying they were aimed at "driving a wedge" between the two neighbours.

Aug 29, 2013, 19:05 PM IST

N Korea N-test not an excuse for arms race: Russia

Nuclear tests by North Korea should not be used to justify a new round of arms race, Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov has said.

Feb 23, 2013, 09:28 AM IST

`US not inclined to have confrontation with China`

The United States is not inclined to enter into an arms race with China, a top Pentagon official has said.

Feb 20, 2012, 10:56 AM IST

Pak for conscious efforts to avoid regional arms race

Pakistan said that all
countries in the region should make "conscious efforts" to
avoid an arms race.

Jan 26, 2012, 20:28 PM IST

Russia`s Medvedev warns of new arms race

President Dmitry Medvedev warned on Tuesday that a new arms race would erupt within the next decade unless Russia and the West forged an agreement to cooperate on building a missile defense system.

Nov 30, 2010, 21:12 PM IST

US `CYBERCOM` may cause new arms race: Chinese analysts

US` announcement to set up Cyber Command, which is aimed at gaining military supremacy in cyber space, may trigger new arms race, strategic analysts have warned.

Jun 03, 2010, 14:46 PM IST

Russia against arms race in space

The Russian delegation to the UN has submitted two draft resolutions on confidence-building measures and on the prevention of arms race in space.

Oct 21, 2009, 13:03 PM IST