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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 times, 2 months ago

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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 Jazeera1 week 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 Post3 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 India1 day ago Birthday celebrations of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II  Government UK6 days ago Speech: Birthday celebrations of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II  Individual.com6 days ago
Weekly Voice

British Army To Raise Exclusive Sikh Regiment?

London: British legislators are examining proposals to create a new British Sikh regiment like those which fought for the country in the two World Wars, according to media reports Tuesday. Former defence minister Nicholas Soames said in ...
 Weekly Voice1 day ago UK army mulls proposal for fresh all-Sikh regiments  Domain-B6 days ago British Army considers Sikh regiment  Asian Times Online UK6 days ago British legislators mull creating new Sikh regiment  Daijiworldcom1 week 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 week 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 week ago
Government UK

​Cameron meets Sultan of Brunei, renews British garrison deal

14:32 Britain's Prime Minister David Cameron (L) greets the Sultan of Brunei.(Reuters / Paul Hackett) Britain will continue to station troops in Brunei for another five years to help maintain the armed forces permanent presence in South ...
 Russia Today2 weeks ago Press release: PM meeting with the Sultan of Brunei: February 2015  Government UK2 weeks ago BISAM to Be Held at Binturan Firing Range Complex  BruDirect1 month ago

Wayne Rooney tells Angel Di Maria to hire GURKHA to guard his house (like he has!)

WAYNE ROONEY has reportedly told Manchester United team-mate Angel Di Maria to hire a Gurkha to guard his house. Di Maria's Cheshire property was broken into by armed thugs earlier this month, while he was eating dinner with his family. The ...
 Scottish Daily Express2 weeks ago

Libor Fines Fund Nepalese Gurkha Veteran Homes in U.K.

(Bloomberg) -- Fines levied on banks for rigging Libor interest rates are helping to build affordable homes in the U.K. for Nepalese Gurkha veterans. A total of 960,000 pounds ($1.5 million) will be given to Gurkha Homes Ltd. to build 32 new ...
 Bloomberg1 month ago
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