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Gurkha School

In 1815, British authority in India was put to severe test by the forces of an expanding Nepali state. Impressed by their art of hill warfare and tenacity, Britain began recruiting Nepalis for a special elite brigade. Over 220,000 Gurkhas fought ... Al Jazeera, 1 month ago
Kathmandu Post

A subdued joy for British Gurkhas

KATHMANDU, FEB 06 - In July 2009, Subash Rai and his sister had applied to settle in the UK as children of a retired British Gurkha. A year ago in September, a British court had ruled that only children of age 18 or under could join their Gurkha ...
 Kathmandu Post1 month ago

World War One

From the section India Thousands of Indian soldiers fought alongside the British in . According to the Commonwealth War Graves Commission, about 1.1 million soldiers from undivided India - which includes today's India, Pakistan, Bangladesh and ...
 BBC1 week ago In pictures: Indian soldiers during World War One  Social Dashboard1 week ago India remembers World War One dead  BBC3 weeks ago
Deccan Chronicle

Sat Sri Akal Britain: British Army to soon raise a Sikh Regiment

Regiment will be raised from the manpower pool of the Sikh community domiciled in Britain, sometimes referred to as British Sikhs, all presumably British citizens and permanent residents of that country. (Photo: AFP) Mumbai: Reports in the ...
 Deccan Chronicle1 week ago British Army To Raise Exclusive Sikh Regiment?  Weekly Voice4 weeks ago UK army mulls proposal for fresh all-Sikh regiments  Domain-B1 month ago British Army considers Sikh regiment  Asian Times Online UK1 month ago
Ani News

Britain's iconic Gurkha brigade may face heat under proposed cost cuts

Britain's iconic Gurkha battalion "may face axe" under cost-cutting measures proposed by the Ministry of Defence, a report said. The new measures would impact the 1st Battalion Royal Gurkha Rifles as well as 600 Gurkha specialists and will shrink ...
 NetIndia123.com2 weeks ago EXCLUSIVE: The END of the Gurkhas? Britain's famous brigade faces Ministry of Defence axe  Scottish Daily Express2 weeks ago Britain's iconic Gurkha brigade …  Yahoo! India2 weeks ago

Jaitley to unveil Mahatma Gandhi's statue at Parliament Square, London this week

New Delhi Indian Finance Minister Arun Jaitley will meet his British counterpart George Osborne and hold a meeting with institutional investors organised by JP Morgan during his three-day official visit to the UK. Jaitley, leaving for the UK ...
 DeshGujarat2 weeks ago

Victoria Cross: The ten living recipients of Britain's highest military honour

IT is the highest British military award and is given for valour "in the face of the enemy". The Victoria Cross takes precedence over all other medals and is presented to brave recipients by a member of the Royal family at Buckingham Palace. It ...
 Scottish Daily Express3 weeks ago
Times of India

Birthday of Queen Elizabeth II was celebrated at Sir James Bevan's residence in Delhi

The British way: The birthday of Queen Elizabeth II was celebrated recently at the residence of the British high commissioner to India, Sir James Bevan. In attendance were many politicians and diplomats. Kiran Bedi, who came for a short time, was ...
 Times of India4 weeks ago Birthday celebrations of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II  Government UK1 month ago Speech: Birthday celebrations of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II  Individual.com1 month ago
Copenhagen Post

Danish commander ordered missile strike that killed two Brits

Inquest hears that lack of training may have been an issue Javelin missiles not user friendly" according to British chief instructor (photo: Wikimedia) 16:28 An inquest in the United Kingdom into a 2009 friendly fire incident in Afghanistan ...
 Copenhagen Post1 month ago

Gurkhas prepare for Arctic challenge

Two Gurkhas are preparing for a 1,500 mile endurance challenge in the Arctic. Capt Jon Armstrong, 28, from Redhill, Surrey, and Cpl Arjun Limbu, 34, from Taplajung in Nepal, aim to travel round Ellesmere Island off the north Canadian coast in May.
 BBC1 month ago
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