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GURKHA 200: Celebrating the loyal service of the Gurkhas in th...

Ayo Ghorkali - the Gurkhas are here! They've been here as part of the British Army for the last two hundred years. The Nepalese Gurkhas fought in both World Wars and recent battle honours include Malaysia, Borneo, the Falklands, Iraq and ... ITV.com, 1 week ago
200 years of Gurkha Military Service ITV.com, 1 week 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 month ago

Gallipoli: These are the things you need to know

Why did British and French empire forces invade Gallipoli? Turkey, then the heart of the Ottoman empire, was an ally of Germany. Controlling the Gallipoli Peninsula meant controlling the strategically important Dardanelles, which opened up to the ...
 WA Today2 days ago Sunday Explainer: The legend and legacy of Gallipoli  Melbourne Age2 days ago
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VIDEO: Gurkhas prepare to scale Mt Everest

This year marks the 200th anniversary of the Brigade of Gurkhas, the units of the British Army that are composed of Nepalese soldiers. To mark the occasion they intend to put a serving Gurkha soldier on the summit of the world's highest mountain.
 BBC1 week ago Gurkhas prepare to scale Mt Everest  BBC1 week ago Gurkhas prepare for Arctic challenge  BBC1 month 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 month ago British Army To Raise Exclusive Sikh Regiment?  Weekly Voice1 month 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
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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 ...
 BBC4 weeks ago In pictures: Indian soldiers during World War One  Social Dashboard4 weeks ago India remembers World War One dead  BBC1 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.com1 month ago EXCLUSIVE: The END of the Gurkhas? Britain's famous brigade faces Ministry of Defence axe  Scottish Daily Express1 month ago Britain's iconic Gurkha brigade …  Yahoo! India1 month ago
DeshGujarat

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 ...
 DeshGujarat1 month 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 Express1 month 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 month 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
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