News Nation brings 'Lakh Take Ki Baat' with senior journalist Ajay Kumar covering top stories of the day. Arms sales rose by nearly five per cent worldwide in 2018 in a market dominated by the United States, according to a new report published today by the SIPRI. The study did not include China. However, it is said that China uses 2 per cent of its GDP in the purchasing of arms and ammunition. China recently held an exercise in the Gobi desert and showcased its strength with high-tech arms and ammunition. On the other hand, the Indian Army tested its latest artillery ammunition, the Excalibur precision-guided shells from the US-made M777 Howitzer in Pokhran. Watch the full segment.