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Who are India's Gurkhas and how are they threatening Britain's military outpost in Brunei?
International Business Times UK

Who are India's Gurkhas and how are they threatening Britain's...

India has reportedly offered to send its Gurkhas to protect the Sultanate of Brunei, a role currently performed by the British Army. The Brunei has been in the midst of an ongoing territorial dispute with China and the sultanate has been protected ... International Business Times UK, 2 days ago

Former Gurkhas Fighting To Survive In Nepal

Last year two massive earthquakes shook Nepal, the country that traditionally provides the British Army with its legendary Gurkha soldiers . Nearly 9,000 people lost their lives in the disasters in April and May. But hundreds of thousands more ...
 Forces TV1 week ago A tradition of honor and loyalty months ago

Gurkha Victims Urged To Come Forward Over Fraud Case

Former British Army Gurkhas and their families are being urged to come forward by City of London Police, concerned that they may have fallen victim to a Ponzi scheme. Evidence gathered since raids last year suggest that Capital World Market, a ...
 Forces TV1 day ago

Exciting Times Ahead For Gurkha Class Of 2016

2015 saw Gurkha Company celebrate 200 years of service with the British Army . As 2016 gets underway, a new intake of young Gurkha soldiers arrives in the country the first of the next century of soldiers from Nepal. Hannah King went to meet ...
 Forces TV4 weeks ago

Shangri-La shooting: Shots fired after repeat warnings

The Vehicle Counter Assault Teams, made up of pairs of armed Gurkha officers, had a straightforward mission - use all lawful means to prevent any vehicle from crashing through barriers and leaving the vehicle check stations set up outside Shangri-La ...
 Asiaone1 week ago

British firm doubles wind energy rate

The article below represents a preview only and is not meant for reuse or republishing. KATHMANDU, Jan. 26 -- The Gurkha's UK Ltd, which has proposed to set up wind energy plants in Nepal, has increased it energy cost to Rs 14.70 per unit. It had ...
 HT Syndication1 week ago
Himalayan Times

Of the Army's Gurkhas and Strained Indo-Nepal Ties

Besides the obvious geo-strategic concerns owing to the ongoing impasse in Indo-Nepalese relations, impact on the 25,000 odd Nepali Gurkha troops (not including the additional 20,000 in Para Military forces or the Indian domicile Gurkhas), serving ...
 New Indian Express2 weeks ago Britain hails Nepal Constitution as milestone  Himalayan Times1 month ago Thapa returns from UK  People's Review Nepal1 month ago Thapa hopeful blockade will end soon  Himalayan Times1 month ago
Times of India

5 of the worst atrocities carried out by the British Empire

A new YouGov poll has found the British public are generally proud of the British Empire and its colonial past. YouGov found 44 per cent were proud of Britain's history of colonialism, with 21 per cent regretting it happened and 23 per cent ...
 Times of India2 weeks ago

Fighting an alien war

Four recent books honour the memory of the Indian soldiers who fought on the British empire's side in the world wars The number of Indians who enlisted and fought to protect the British empire during the two world wars was nearly four million and, ...
 Livemint.com1 month ago Fighting someone else's battle  New Delhi Pioneer1 month ago

Here's a snapshot of Bombay circa 1903

The British empire at the dawn of the 20th century was never vaster, stronger, more determined to last for a thousand years. India was the jewel in its crown, and Bombay, literally, its gateway, where rulers, civil servants, soldiers, merchants, ...
 Hindustan Times3 weeks ago
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