As per a report published in March 2012 by the Stockholm International Peace Research Institute, India has become the largest importer of arms, surpassing the Chinese share of 5% of global arms imports during 2007-11. India became the largest importer of arms during 2007-11 and accounted for 10% of global arms import. Related News: https://www.gktoday.in/india-displaces-china-as-worlds-largest-arms-importer/
China: GK, General Studies and Current Affairs
Border trade at Nathula, one of the three open trading border posts between China and India resumed in Sikkim’s East district this morning and will continue till 30 November, 2012. Agreements between New Delhi and Beijing limit trade across Nathula to 29 types of goods from India and 15 from the Chinese side after it ..
China to increase defence spending by 11.2% in 2012. Thus China will for the first time take its annual military expenditure beyond $100 bn. The objective of this is to modernize its Army against the milieu of a vague regional environment. The planned defence budget is declared as $106.39 billion (670.274 billion Yuan). Thus there ..
Currently, Singapore is the top aviation route from India. The growing thirst of Indian companies, big and small, to access Chinese markets has pushed up air travel between the two countries, making it the fastest-growing aviation route from India. Air traffic from India to China grew 17.9% in the first six months of 2011, beating ..
Books:India and the Global Financial Crisis – Dr. VY ReddyLooking East To Look West: Lee Kuan Yew’s Mission India – Sunanda K Datta-Ray Events & Happenings:Indinox–Stainless Steel FairIndinox–Stainless Steel Fair is being organised by Indian Stainless Development Organisation(ISDO) and Steel Market info are jointly organizing Indinox–Stainless Steel Fair from January 16 to 19 at Ahmedabad. ..