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Gurkha veterans reject UK report into pensions row
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Gurkha veterans reject UK report into pensions row

vances. Many of the veterans -- Nepalese soldiers who served with the British army -- had invested high hopes in the parliamentary inquiry launched last year into decades of alleged discrimination at the hands of the British government. But the ... Business Standard India, 2 months ago

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THT 10 YEARS AGO: Britain likely to cut Gurkha strength by half

KATHMANDU: British defence secretary Geoff Hoon is considering whether to slash a regiment of the Gurkhas. According to Scotland on Sunday, army chiefs have told Hoon that he must “consider sacrificing half of the historic Nepali soldiers” who ...
 Himalayan times1 week ago
Nepali Times

What was in it for us?

YARD BY YARD: British Gurkha soldiers take over a trench during the Battle of Neuve Chapelle in France during World War I. If World War I hadn't happened, the world would have been different today. In Russia, Lenin'sOctober Revolution probably ...
 Nepali Times1 month ago

UK defence secretary honours India's World War I soldiers

British Defence Secretary M Fallon on Thursday laid a wreath at the war memorial at India Gate to commemorate India's contribution during World War I. According to media reports, Fallon, who is on a day long visit to the country, will also hold meetings with senior Indian government officials. Fallon will also present the Narendra Modi government six Victoria Cross memorials that were won by soldiers in the war at a special function organized at the British High Commission, the reports said.
 Rediff.com1 month ago British Defence Secretary pays homage to Indian WW1 veterans  Topnews.in1 month ago Last British Troops Fly Out Of Camp Bastion  Sky News2 months ago British Defence Secretary pays...  Deccan Chronicle1 month ago

Gurkha chefs provide specialities at gala dinner in Jersey

150 people will attend a gala dinner at Mount Bingham Barracks tonight to celebrate the launch of a Jersey branch of the charity, The Gurkha Welfare Trust. Two serving Gurkha chefs are preparing a traditional Bhat curry for the event. Gurkha ...
 ITV.com1 month ago

Gurkha VC veteran gets hero's welcome

Now, the only living Gurkha recipient of the Victoria Cross for valour has come to Reading, to visit a community which is still fighting its own battles. In his report, Cary Johnston speaks to Pater Beckinsale, founder of charity The Forgotten ...
 ITV.com1 month ago
Kathmandu Post

Postplatform : Sons of soldiers

NOV 04 - My maternal grandfather fought with the Indian Army during World War II as a sepoy in the 9th Gurkha Rifles. This was before India's independence when there was the British Raj. Following the end of the war after fighting in countries ...
 Kathmandu Post1 month ago Lest We Forget  Asian Today1 month ago Rare exhibit highlights India's contributions to First World War  Noodls2 months ago

The Souvenirs of Battle from Afghanistan: Many Troops Return With Physical and Mental Trauma

In Kabul earlier this year, I met a British officer around my own age. One April afternoon, when snow still clad the peaks above the Afghan capital, he stood by a Foxhound armoured vehicle, bound for mid-tour R&R. At his feet lay a long bundle. The ...
 MSNBC Newsweek2 months ago
Government UK

UK Troops Join Ebola Fight

London — Around 150 British Army personnel left RAF Brize Norton this morning to add to the significant UK efforts to tackle Ebola. The soldiers, mostly medics from 35 Squadron, 5 Medical Regiment of the Royal Army Medical Corps, are due to ...
 AllAfrica.com2 months ago More UK Troops Deploy To Tackle Ebola  PoliticsHome2 months ago More UK Troops Deploy to Sierra Leone [press release]  Individual.com2 months ago News story: More UK troops deploy to Sierra Leone  Government UK2 months ago

TOPICS: Mini-Nepal in United Kingdom

In 2004, the UK government gave in to the Gurkha families, after a long struggle by ex-Gurkhas for equal pension as per their British counterparts. Nepali resettlement process in the UK is different from other migration patterns in the world. It is unique ...
 Himalayan times6 days ago LETTERS: UK decision on pension  Himalayan times1 month ago
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