HRH The Prince of Wales has visited the Folkestone base of The Royal Gurkha Rifles to celebrate 200 years of Gurkha service to the British Crown and the regiment's birthday. Prince Charles, who is Colonel-in-Chief of the regiment and patron of ... Forces TV, 2 months ago
Band of the Brigade of Gurkhas on Behalf of the Gurkha Welfare Trust - What's On North East, 1 month ago
Charles hails 'very best' Gurkhas - Yahoo! UK and Ireland, 2 months ago
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It was a long, cold evening in September of 2010 when Acting Sergeant Dipprasad Pun of the Royal Gurkha Rifles was serving as the lone on-duty guard patrolling a small two-story, one-room outpost on the edge of the Afghan province of Helmand. The 31 ...War History Online, 1 month ago
This is part seven of the series about the Gurkhas at Gallipoli exactly 100 years ago this month 9 August 1915 The plan of the attack, as concocted by General Godley, had involved numerous other battalions, and a brigade of four battalions ...Nepali Times, 5 days ago
Gurkha, by Kailash Limbu. MEMOIR GURKHA By Kailash Limbu. Hachette. $45. This year not only marks the bicentenary of the Battle of Waterloo but also the beginning of the enlistment of soldiers from Nepal into the British Army, the men known as ...WA Today, 1 week ago
There's an oft-repeated tale from World War II about a Gurkha who comes face to face with a big, burly Nazi on a battlefield. It's just the two of them, and the Nazi challenges the Gurkha to a duel. You first, he says. The Gurkha swipes with his ...New Indian Express, 2 weeks ago
Veterans and their families gathered on Horse Guards Parade for a Drumhead commemoration to celebrate the 70th anniversary of victory over Japan, attended by the Prime Minister and Prince of Wales. Royal Marine buglers and percussionists from ...Irish Independent, 2 weeks ago
The growing migrant crisis in Calais needs British troops to help bring order to the Channel port, French police have warned. Bruno Noel, head of the Alliance union for police deployed to the French port and Eurotunnel site, said the situation could ...Breitbart.com, 3 weeks ago Send military to tackle Calais migrant crisis, say police chiefs Russia Today, 1 month ago UK Government Under Fire Over Calais Migrants New Indian Express, 1 month ago
Im sure most of you saw that terrific speech by Shashi Tharoor to the Oxford Union . For those few Sunday Times of India readers who didn't, I shall not summarize it. That is, assuming I have the ability, which I do not, to compress what is already ...Indiatimes, 1 month ago 'We Should Blame Ourselves For The British Raj, Not The British', A Reply To Shashi Tharoor Indiatimes, 1 month ago
A deep-sea NASA project and an Arctic expedition put everyday communications services to use in out-of-the-norm environments. Facilitating use of communications tools can be a real challenge at times, what with network quirks, technology ...No Jitter, 1 month ago
An Indian civil defense poster, 1940s. Photo: Imperial War Museum Farthest Field: an Indian Storyof the Second World War Raghu Karnad William Collins, 300pp, £18.99 The Raj at War: a People's Historyof India's Second World War Yasmin Khan ...New Statesman, 1 month ago
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