Gurkha

(redirected from Gorkha)
Also found in: Dictionary, Encyclopedia, Wikipedia.
  • noun

Words related to Gurkha

a member of the Nepalese force that has been part of the British army for 200 years

Related Words

a member of Hindu people descended from brahmins and Rajputs who live in Nepal

Related Words

References in periodicals archive ?
The signing ceremony was organised in a Darjeeling Gorkha Hill Council (DGHC) resort at Pintail Village in Sukna, Kurseong.
Sources in the government said the CM wants to send out a clear message by attending the Lepcha programme -- that the Gorkhas are not the only native community in Darjeeling.
Address : Commandant, 58 Gorkha Training Centre, Happy Valley, Shillong Pin 793007
In the final charge sheet filed in the court, the CBI has charged Bimal Gurung, GJM president and chief of Gorkha Territorial Administration (GTA); his wife Asha Gurung; GTA chairman Pradip Pradhan; GJM general secretary Roshan Giri; state legislator Harka Bahadur Chhetri; GTA deputy chief executive Ramesh Alley and Gurung's two close associates Dinesh Theeng and Devendra Sharma along with 14 others for murder, criminal conspiracy for murder, criminal intimidation and other offences including rioting with deadly weapons.
In the Gorkha district a convoy brought rice, oil and sugar to the village of Majuwa, AP news agency reported.
Gorkha is home to so many brave Gorkhalis who helped the world, but are not being helped enough," a Subash Ghimire tweeted from Gorkha this morning.
At least 11 villages in Gorkha district have been completed demolished -- including 60% of health centres and 80% of households -- leaving desperate people and families braving the elements without any shelter," says Lynette Lim, Communications Coordinator for Save the Children, in Gorkha.
I've had reports of villages where 70% of the houses have been destroyed," said Udav Prashad Timalsina, the top official for the Gorkha region, close to the epicentre of Saturday's magnitude 7.
The Gorkha Janmukti Morcha (GJM) on September 2 forced a complete shutdown over their demand for a separate Gorkhaland state.
This is a historical account of the emergence of the boundary between Anglo-controlled-India and Gorkha (present-day Nepal).
Emergency personnel had managed to pull just four people alive from the fast-flowing Trishuli River and recovered the bodies of an Indian and a Nepali, said Gorkha district police officer Krishna Acharya.
The students of ANNISU-R vandalised Old Capital Higher Secondary School at Gorkha Municipality-6 in Gorkha district for defying their shutdown.
Later on Thursday, leaders from the Gorkha community - ethnic Nepalis - met in the eastern state of West Bengal and said they would launch a fast-unto-death demanding their "homeland.
KOLKATA Eoe1/4" Hundreds of tourists were forced to leave IndiaEoe1/4aos famous Darjeeling hills yesterday after fresh demands for a separate state within India for the Gorkha people.
James Donnelly with the Auspicious Right Hand of the Gorkha Dynasty Award and Puma Nepali with the Right Hand of the Gorkha Dynasty Award.