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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, 1 week ago

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Memorial unveiled to fallen Gurkhas

The Princess Royal has unveiled a memorial to Gurkha soldiers killed while serving in the British Army. The Chautara, a stone resting place traditionally used by Nepalese Sherpas, has been dedicated at the National Memorial Arboretum in ...
 BBC1 month ago The Himalayan Times  Himalayan times1 month ago Ex-British Gurkhas say battle for equality on  Himalayan times1 month ago

UK MP criticises actress who campaigned for Gurkhas

A British MP has criticised actress Joanna Lumley, who campaigned for rights of the Gurkhas, for failing to visit his constituency since Gurkhas who retired before 1997, won the right to settle. Sir Gerald Howarth, a Tory MP who represents Aldershot, said ...
 Zee News1 month ago

Nepalese Teen Girls Endanger Their Health Through Overuse of Morning-After Pill

KATHMANDU, NEPAL - Limbu, a 17-year-old student at British Gurkha College, began experiencing heavy vaginal bleeding just as classes began one morning in April. She rushed to a pharmacy near
 Big News Network2 months 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.com11 hours ago British Defence Secretary pays homage to Indian WW1 veterans  Topnews.in12 hours ago Last British Troops Fly Out Of Camp Bastion  Sky News3 days ago British Defence Secretary pays...  Deccan Chronicle10 hours 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 days ago
Hindustan Times

Blast from the past Vedica Kant talks about the forgotten warriors of British India

In The Soccer War, an essay on the war between Honduras and El Salvador in the late 1960s, Polish journalist Ryszard Kapuscinki writes about meeting with a 'mad' soldier to whom the war meant not much beyond managing to stay alive- and a few pairs ...
 Hindustan Times3 weeks ago

NRNs, ex-Gurkhas may get special citizenship

KATHMANDU, SEP 26 - Non-resident Nepalis stand to receive special citizenship certificates that guarantee them all rights, except political, with the Political Dialogue and Consensus Committee of the Constituent Assembly endorsing the ...
 Kathmandu Post1 month ago
Gulf Times

An exceptionally valuable visit to Nepal, say British MPs

:30 Nepalnews Hits: 50 Privacy Policy View Comments The visit to Nepal by the delegation of the UK parliamentarians from the British Group of the Inter-Parliamentary Union (BGIPU) concluded recently. According to a statement, the ...
 Nepalnews.com1 month ago British MPs term visit successful  Kathmandu Post1 month ago First draft of Constitution to be r...  The Echo Of India3 weeks ago "First draft of nepal Constitution by January"  The Statesman3 weeks ago

Home Minister praises Gurkhas, says India for peace, stability in Nepal

Ata time when some political activists are deriding Gurkha soldiers as mercenaries, Home Minister Rajnath Singh heaped praise on the Gurkhas and acknowledged their contribution to India's security. Nepal is perhaps the only country in the world ...
 Indian Express1 month ago
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