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
Gurkha veterans protest outside parliament AFP - MSN UK, 6 days ago
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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 ...BBC, 1 month ago The Himalayan Times Himalayan times, 1 month ago Ex-British Gurkhas say battle for equality on Himalayan times, 1 month ago
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 News, 1 month ago
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 nearBig News Network, 2 months ago
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.com, 11 hours ago British Defence Secretary pays homage to Indian WW1 veterans Topnews.in, 12 hours ago Last British Troops Fly Out Of Camp Bastion Sky News, 3 days ago British Defence Secretary pays... Deccan Chronicle, 10 hours ago
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 Newsweek, 2 days ago
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 Times, 3 weeks ago
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 Post, 1 month ago
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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 Express, 1 month ago
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