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Gurkha veterans reject UK report into pensions row
DAWN Group

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 days ago
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Hindustan Times, 2 weeks ago
Himalayan times

The Himalayan Times

KATHMANDU: President Ram Baran Yadav today assured former British Gurkhas, who have for long been struggling with the demand of pay and perks on a par with Commonwealth soldiers in the British Army, that he will urge the concerned body to sort out the matter.
 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
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 Times2 weeks ago
Times of India

Gallipoli 1915, a tale of Indian bravery buried in history

, a young lieutenant of the Royal Warwickshire Regiment, British Army, watched in awe as an Indian Army battalion almost ended the stalemate at Gallipoli. Men of the 1/6 Gurkha Rifles rose from their positions and pressed up the Sari Bair ridge, ...
 Times of India1 month ago

Lumley helps create chutney

London: Actress Joanna Lumley has taken to her Asian culinary skills to support Gurkhas—she has helped create chutney for sale in London. Food company Sharwood's enlisted her to help develop the limited edition Mango Chutney with Kashmiri ...
 ZeeNews.com1 month ago
BBC

Work to start on Gurkha cemetery

A dedicated burial site for the Gurkha Nepalese community is to be created in west London. Hillingdon Council said work on land near the Peace Memorial Garden in Cherry Lane Cemetery, West Drayton, would begin over the next few weeks. There will ...
 BBC1 month ago

Documenting a war less known

BRITAIN'S GURKHA WAR The Invasion of Nepal, 1814-16 Author: John Pemble Publisher: Frontline Books Pages: 400 Price: $39.99 This month marks the 100th anniversary of the outbreak of World War I. Events have been held to mark the occasion all ...
 Business Standard India2 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.com4 days ago More UK Troops Deploy To Tackle Ebola  PoliticsHome4 days ago More UK Troops Deploy to Sierra Leone [press release]  Individual.com4 days ago News story: More UK troops deploy to Sierra Leone  Government UK4 days ago
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