Gurkha

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

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

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As per the agreement sealed on Thursday the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) will build 26, 912 home owners in Gorkha and 23, 088 home owners in Nuwakot Districts of Nepal.
But, of late its tranquility was disturbed by political turmoil at the height of the tourist season after violent clashes broke out between police and hundreds of protesters who want Gorkhaland as a separate state for Gorkhas in West Bengal.
While the police denied the allegations, the two prominent political parties in the hills - the Gorkha Janmukti Morcha and the Gorkha National Liberation Front - claimed the deceased Tashi Bhutia was one of their active party members.
That Gorkha community which is protecting the country at the border with their own lives is being termed as terrorists.
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.
The first Gorkha regiment, Nausiri Battalion, was formed in 1815.
It has directed the Hhome Ministry to sign an agreement with the Gorkha Janamukti Morcha (GJM) and West Bengal government.
The students of ANNISU-R vandalised Old Capital Higher Secondary School at Gorkha Municipality-6 in Gorkha district for defying their shutdown.
James Donnelly with the Auspicious Right Hand of the Gorkha Dynasty Award and Puma Nepali with the Right Hand of the Gorkha Dynasty Award.
Kathmandu [Nepal], Mar 6 ( ANI ): The Government of India (GoI) which made a commitment of USD 100 million in the grant for the reconstruction in earthquake-ravaged Nepal is set to build 50,000 houses in Gorkha and Nuwakot districts of the country respectively.
Nepal Army personnel Hari Bahadur Dhakal, 33, of Siranchowk Rural Municipality of Gorkha district and Krishna Bahadur Magar, 26, of Triyuga municipality-9 of Udayapur district were arrested.
by PTI Gorkha Janmukti Morcha (GJM) youth wings members raise slogans after burning articles as they clash with police during Khukrai rally in Sukna, near Siliguri.
He warned of a violent protest, even more intense than the Gorkha agitation, if the current tripartite talks with the government do not yield any results on separate statehood.
The representatives of Sherpa, Rai, Tamang, Lepcha, Limboo communities have voiced their concern against the way in which Gorkha Janmukti Morcha supremo Bimal Gurung has been leading the Gorkhaland movement.
Summary: Palpa [Nepal], Feb 7 (ANI): A new pension camp has been established in western Nepal's Palpa district, where the Bharatiya Gorkha sainiks can now get their pensions easily and on time.