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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They were introduced by a Gurkha piper performance and heard a talk about the village they are supporting.
A woman married to a Gurkha who lived in the camp said life there was restricted.
The former Parade pub in Coton Road is now known as Nuneaton Gurkha Corner and is the first of its kind in the UK.
FORMER Gurkhas are being taken on as UK aid workers to deliver fresh water in their earthquakehit homeland of Nepal.
"We have grown so accustomed to Gurkha recruitment we don't see the incongruity of a sovereign nation offering its men to fight other people's wars," said a recent editorial in the Nepali Times.
Actress and Gurkha campaigner Joanna Lumley was among the guests.
The ceremonial stone monument, known as a Chautara, bears the regimental badges of every Gurkha unit since 1815.
Sharing the line with Trax at Pithampur near indore, the Gurkha is utilitarian inside.
The Gurkha, which is titled as the Extreme Offroader Vehicle (EOV), has been launched for a price starting at a[sup.1]6.25 lakh.
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.
THE Gurkhas cost British taxpayers more than any of our other soldiers, a top Tory MP warns today.
A GURKHA soldier who died in hospital 18 months after being injured in Afghanistan has been hailed as "highly cherished".
London, Nov 14(ANI): The UK Government is set to provide a 1.5 million pound fund to ease immigration pressure in a Hampshire town following influx of former Gurkha soldiers.
Sergeant Dipprasad Pun, of the Royal Gurkha Regiment, had just been "gonged" by the Queen: awarded the Conspicuous Gallantry Cross, Britain's second-highest decoration for bravery in combat.