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Plight of the Singapore Gurkhas : Gurkhas retired from the Singapore Police Force are forced to live in dire economic conditions, by Om Gurung (kp 29/12/2021)

Gurkhas' campaign for equal rights: Will the UK govt relent?, by Ramhari Poudyal and Prerana Poudyal (ht 21/09/2021)

Ex-British Gurkha army activist Gurung hospitalized (kh 18/08/2021)

UK opposition party expresses solidarity for ex-Gurkhas’s hunger strike (kh 11/08/2021)

Why the Gurkhas are once again staging a hunger strike in the heart of London, by Tim I Gurung (rec 30/07/2021)

Ex-Gurkhas launch relay hunger strike (kh 22/07/2021)

UK government expresses readiness for holding dialogue with ex-Gurkhas (kh 29/05/2021)

British Gurkhas threaten legal action for their rights (ht 07/04/2021)

Diary of a Nepali soldier in France : Writings and a khukri of an unknown World War I Gurkha soldier surface in Germany after 107 years, by Shree Bhakta Khanal (nt 04/12/2020)

India to recruit fewer Nepalis in army? Country’s COVID count set to cross two lakh; Proposal to enlist non-Gurkhas in Gurkha Rifles okayed (ht 11/11/2020)

Nepal officially proposes a review of the 1947 tripartite agreement with Britain on Gurkha soldiers: The agreement allows the recruitment of Gurkhas into the British and Indian armies but the government has long been asking for a review in the changed present context, by Anil Giri (kp 17/02/2020), Gurkha ex-servicemen serve March 15 deadline to Nepal, UK govts (rep 17/02/2020)

Ex-Gurkhas threaten to hinder Gurkha recruitment process (ht 04/01/2020)

Nepal seeks review of Gurkha recruitment deal with Britain (ht 15/12/2019)

Ex-Gurkhas serve ultimatum for dialogue (ht 07/12/2019), British Gurkha ex-servicemen issue Feb 15 deadline for dialogue (rep 07/12/2019)

National conference of ex-Gurkhas concludes with Kathmandu Declaration (ht 07/11/2019), Ex-Gurkhas to mount int’l campaign for pay parity, compensation (rep 07/11/2019)

Girl Gurkhas: Recruitment of women into the British Gurkha Brigade is on hold, but women who trained remain hopeful, by Monica Deupala (nt 26/07/2019)

Agitating Gurkhas defer protests after British letters (rep 02/07/2019)

Guardians of the empire: The British Gurkha connection is one of the enduring strands in the close bond of friendship between Nepal and the UK, by PB Shah (kp 19/06/2019)

Oli proposed review of 1947 tripartite pact in a meeting with Theresa May, foreign minister says. The statement from the British prime minister’s office makes no mention of  a review of the treaty that allows Gurkha recruitment, by Anil Giri (kp 13/06/2019), Oli for revising Gurkha recruitment pact: Puts forth the proposal during his talks with British Prime Minister Theresa May in London, by Roshan S. Nepal (ht 13/06/2019), ‘Gurkhas a vital link for boosting Nepal-UK relations’ (ht 14/06/2019)

Gurkha ex-servicemen start fresh protests over delay in forming talks team to address pension parity issues (rep 31/05/2019)

Ex-Gurkhas stage demonstrations (ht 02/05/2019)

Gurkha veterans serve July 1 deadline to address demands, by Anil Giri (kp 20/03/2019)

Gurkha veterans reject pension hike offer of the UK government: ‘The announcement does not meet our demands and does not make us equal to the British nationals working in the UK army,’ a former Gurkha officer said, by Anil Giri (kp 09/03/2019)

Who wants to be a Gurkha? Women: On the race to become the first batch of women to join the British Gurkha regiment under the British Armed Forces, by Asmita Manandhar (kp 19/02/2019)

UK govt has not kept its word: Ex-British Gurkha soldiers (rep 18/02/2019), British minister arriving to discuss Gurkhas’ demands, by Anil Giri (kp 20/02/2019), Ex-Gurkhas threaten to disrupt recruitment process (rep 21/02/2019), Ex-Gurkhas seek expeditious talks from Nepal, UK governments to address their demands, by Anil Giri (kp 22/02/2019), Ex-Gurkhas seek implementation of tripartite report (ht 22/02/2019), ‘UK govt will address Gurkhas’ grievances’ (ht 23/02/2019), Compensation for Gurkha disparity not immediately possible: UK minister, by Kosh Raj Koirala (rep 23/02/2019)

Cold comfort: Ex-Gurkhas and their families would go back to Nepal if there was cheaper and better health care, by David Saddon (nt 08/02/2019)

Gurkha Grandparents: Despite free health care, elderly ex-Gurkhas and their families in UK ache for home, by Sikuma Rai (nt 25/01/2019)

Speaker emphasises honour and facilities to British Gurkha soldiers (kp 23/01/2019)

Forwarding equal footing: All British Gurkhas must be treated on an equal basis to their British counterparts, by Chandra Laksamba (kp 19/12/2018)

Manufacturing courage: The history of Gorkhas is a case study of colonial mindsets and Nepali rulers’ failures, by Amish Mulmi (kp 16/11/2018)

Gurkha forum raises equal rights pitch: GAESO urges Nepal and British governments to form talks panel soon (kp 02/11/2018)

Gorkhalis for America: If Gorkhalis can protect the American President in Singapore why can’t they do the same in the White House?, by Aditya Man Shrestha (rep 14/08/2018)

A military-migrant economy: Families enable ex-Gurkhas to continue global private security work, by Amanda Chisholm (nt 22/06/2018)

Ex-British Gurkha panel puts 11-point list of demands (kp 09/05/2018)

Lahure becoming scarce in Dharan, by Rohit Rai (rep 26/04/2018)

British govt ‘working on Gurkhas’ issues' (kp 14/02/2018)

Old soldiers, new battles: Gurkhas fought for the British in various wars, now they are fighting for equal rights, by Naresh Rai (kp 18/08/2017)

9th Gorkha Rifles bicentenary marked with fanfare: The 9th Gorkha Rifles has distinguished itself in many battles including the two world wars (kp 06/02/2017)

Defeating the undefeated: Gurkhas’ campaign for equal pensions will likely continue regardless of whether Nepal can or will help their cause, by Chandra Laksamba and Krishna Adhikari (kp 24/10/2016)

Gurkhas lose equal pension petition: According to the current rule of the British government, only those Gurkhas who served after 1 July 1997 are eligible for equal pension, by Nabin Pokharel (kp 16/09/2016)

House committee wants diplomatic talks to resolve ex-British Gurkha issues, by Kamal Pariyar (rep 11/05/2016)

Dying for others: The royal tour has revived a debate in Nepal to redefine Nepal-UK relations that allows Gurkha recruitment, by Om Astha Rai (rep 25/03/2016)

GAESO president accuses Britain of enslaving Nepalis: GAESO President Gurung says Prince Harry meeting former Gurkha servicemen in Pokhara would be a hypocritical move (kp 21/03/2016)

Gurkha Army completes quake mission in Nepal (kp 20/07/2015)

A subdued joy for British Gurkhas (kp 07/02/2015)

‘Under 30 can apply for UK residency', by Nabin Pokhrel(kp 17/01/2015)

British MP: We’re unable to address pension disparity, by Nabin Pokharel (kp 16/10/2014), British MP hands over probe report to Cameron, by Nabin Pokharel (kp 27/10/2014)

Ex-British Gurkhas say battle for equality on: Urge CA chair to help address their concerns (ht 10/09/2014), President, lawmakers assure support: Former British Gurkhas struggling with demand for equal pay and perks (ht 16/09/2014),  Discrimination against Gurkhas: Time to right the wrongs, by Gopal Siwakoti 'Chintan' (ht 23/09/2014)

Gurkhas to lobby in British House for rights, by Pradeep Menyangbo (kp 13/08/2014)

Gambling with destiny: Passion to join the British army leaves many youths in eastern Nepal high and dry, by Rohit Rai (rep 13/08/2014)

Ex-Indian Gorkha army men to get free medical service in Pokhara (ht 14/05/2014)

Gurkha war hero addresses British parliament inquiry (kp 27/03/2014)

Retired Gurkha active in social work, by Shiva Sharma (kp 15/02/2014)

British bigotry: The UK government should acknowledge its unfair treatment of the Gurkhas and compensate for it, by Chandra Laksamba and Krishna Adhikari (kp 02/02/2014)

British Army Redundancy: Hundreds of Gurkhas face job cuts (kp 24/01/2014)

Double centennial: The ambition and greed of powerful men write the history of nations and sow suffering for peoples (nt 03/01/2014)

Gaeso riled by ex-Gurkha movement in UK (kp 05/12/2013), Samiti raps Gaeso (kp 08/12/2013)

Desperate measures: The British and Nepal governments must take immediate action to address grievances and end the Gurkha fast-unto-death, by Gopal Siwakoti 'Chintan' (kp 14/11/2013), Rai’s fast-unto-death into 11th day, by Navin Pokharel (kp 18/11/2013), Ex-Gurkha soldier ends London fast, by Nabin Pokharel (kp 23/11/2013)

Ex-British Gurkha soldiers go on indefinite relay strike (ht 08/11/2013), Elderly Gurkhas seek better pension in Britain (ht 09/11/2013), Ex-British Gurkhas on strike for justice (ht 10/11/2013)

A legacy of discrimination: The UK government must respect the service of the Gurkhas in practice through equal treatment and the correction of its historical blunders, by Ram Narayan Kandangwa (kp 24/10/2013), Battling Gurkhas get govt backing, by Anil Giri (kp 25/10/2013)

Gurkhas garner Cameron support, by Nabin Pokharel (kp 10/10/2013)

Disappointment after ‘historic injustice’ to Gurkha families, by Weena Pun (kp 23/04/2013)

Residential visa for Gurkha children above 18 yrs of age (kp 22/01/2013), Gurkha children visa news ‘misleading’ (kp 29/01/2013)

Dreams of Being Gurkha: For the sons of Singapore Gurkhas, joining elite corps is a way out of unemployment in Nepal, by Chong Zi Liang (nt 04/01/2013)

Ethnic blend, flashback as kin recall fallen Gurkhas, by Prateebha Tuladhar (kp 21/11/2012)

The flags of their fathers: Nepali documentary on Gurkha recruitment is selected for IFDA in Amsterdam (nt 16/11/2012)

Gurkhas at large in Asia, by Peter J. Karthak (rep 02/11/2012)

The story of a Gurkha soldier, by Cilla Khatry (rep 07/09/2012)

Funeral plan for60,000 estimated Gurkha deaths (kp 05/09/2012)

Soldiering on: Retired Gurkhas have residency rights, but fulfilling the 'British dream' has been extremely challenging, by Badri Pyal (nt 29/06/2012)

320 Gurkhas to lose job under UK govt's redundancy plan (nn 12/06/2012), More Gurkhas to lose jobs in British Army (kp 13/06/2012), British axe falls on Gurkhas: Around 320 troops to lose jobs in new round of cuts (ht 15/06/2012)

‘UK doesn’t want to part with Gurkhas’, by Lekhanath Pandey (ht 31/05/2012)

Gurkhas and the city: What the Gurkhas have done in Dharan deserves emulation elsewhere, by Ram Narayan Kandangwa (kp 25/04/2012)

Jingo all the way: There is no real difference between working in armies and working in the private sector in foreign countries, by Jagannath Adhikari (kp 11/04/2012)

For Empire and Friends: Plights of British London Gurkhas in Britain, by Govinda Rariyar (rep 06/04/2012)

Govt moves toward ending Gurkha recruitment, by Kosh Raj Koirala (rep 18/03/2012), Un-feathered cap: Ending Gurkha recruitment, by Chandan Sapkota (rep 28/03/2012)

Maoist Nepal to end Gurkha tradition, by Dhruba Adhikary (sp 27/01/2012)

Under foreign flags: The parliament’s report calls for ending Gurkha recruitment, will it happen?, by Gyanu Adhikari (kp 09/01/2012)

British army Gurkha dies 18 months after Afghan blast (rep 04/01/2012)


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