India imports nearly three times as many arms as China and Pakistan, a Swedish-based research institute says, firming the country's position as the world's leading buyer of military weapons: 65% of its hardware. India increased its arms imports by 111% over the past five years, compared with 2004-08, and now accounts for 14% of the world's weapons imports, the Stockholm International Peace Research Institute (Sipri) says in a new report last week. The second-highest importers, China and ...


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