Actress and Gurkha
campaigner Joanna Lumley was among the guests.
Bramcote Barracks near Nuneaton is home to a large number of Gurkha
troops, most of whom return to Nepal after their army careers.
The Pune based Force Motors has introduced the new Trax Gurkha
4x4 in three variants which are powered by 2.
Major Laurence Roche, spokesman for Task Force Helmand, said: "I am saddened to report the deaths of two soldiers from 1st Battalion The Royal Gurkha
Rifles who were shot and killed by a man wearing an Afghan police uniform at a checkpoint in the Nahr-e Saraj district of Helmand Province.
cost British taxpayers more than any of our other soldiers, a top Tory MP warns today.
Dhan Gurung, 43, who was a Gurkha
soldier for 18 years and also chairs the Folkestone Gurkha
Memorial Fund in Kent, said: "This is a very unfair decision by the Ministry of Defence.
Rifleman Sachin Limbu, 23, from 1st Battalion, The Royal Gurkha
Rifles, died at Queen Elizabeth Hospital in Birmingham on Monday.
The fund is made up of equal contributions from the Department for Communities and Local Government, the Ministry of Defence and the Gurkhas
, will be provided to Aldershot and other areas, which comprise large Gurkha
Meantime, at a barracks in Kent, another young Gurkha
was keeping a low profile, somewhat confused about being "notorious" to the outside world and "an embarrassment" to British diplomats.
Welfare Trust is a registered charity established in 1969 for the relief of poverty-stricken Gurkhas
They were recruited from Nepal and first encountered the British in the Gurkha
War of 1814-1816 which ended not just in stalemate, but with a sense of mutual respect.
are to swap the killing elds of Afghanistan for Scotland's Munros to raise cash for veterans in Nepal.
Before Sikkim was merged into India, many Gurkha
soldiers such as Captain Rolan Chhetri, Captain Lal Bahadur Limbu and Rifleman Basanta Kumar Chhetri along with the Magar rank and file had served the palace of King Chogyal.
Summary: Defence minister Kevan Jones has apologised "unreservedly for any offence caused" when he criticised Gurkha
campaigner Joanna Lumley.
Those who are retired find their Gurkha
pensions are almost worthless and some even need food handouts.