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A former Gurkha soldier who lost both his legs in Aghanistan hit out on January 23 at new Nepal government rules that ban double amputees from climbing ... Magar lost his legs after he was hit by an improvised explosive device while serving with the Brigade of Gurkhas -- a unit of Nepalis recruited into the ...

Lord Justice Longmore, giving the judgment of the court, said that the first claimant's father was a former Gurkha who had been granted indefinite leave to remain in the UK pursuant to the secretary of state's policy of redressing the historic injustice whereby, but for previous Immigration Rules, Gurkhas ...
The word "lounge" in the name conjours up images of being relaxed and comfortable, which pretty much sums up this recent addition to the eating out scene in Peterborough. Set in a parade of shops, the frontage is plain but still stylish, inside is warm and inviting, there is a nice bright bar, the decor is ...
Around 300 Gurkhas and guests in cultural dresses, suits and hats visited the brightly-decorated centre at 2pm on December 30 and tucked into a buffet while watching performances, speeches and presentations from entertainers and Gurung Society of Swindon members, then danced the night away.
Brunei was very different to Bosnia for example but I am very proud to have been a Gurkha." After retiring from the army in 2001, Santa moved to Swindon and became a co-ordination staff officer in the Army division at the defence academy. He said: "I run the course twice a year and we have 400 students ...

Among those on duty are two of the SPF's elite forces - snipers from the Special Tactics And Rescue (STAR) unit and members of the Gurkha Contingent. Hidden from plain sight as they carry out their duties, the STAR sharp shooters are equipped with long-range and sniping capabilities. They are prepared ...
Lieutenant Scott Sears of the First Battalion Royal Gurkha rifles has returned to the UK and spoken to the press for the first time since reaching the South Pole unassisted. Speaking to Forces News he said: "[It's] very, very nice to be back and get plenty of food in me, to be honest, that's why I'm most excited ...
Sears‚ who serves in the First Battalion Royal Gurkha rifles‚ successfully completed a five-week‚ 1‚100km journey in freezing temperatures‚ from the Hercules Inlet to the South Pole. "I'm very proud of what has been achieved over the last 38 days but serving alongside the Gurkhas will always be my ...
... pepperamis I bought from Asda in Shoreditch are still acceptable to eat after opening them at the start of November!" Lt Sears has raised more than £33,500, above his original £25,000 target, for the Gurkha Welfare Trust to help rebuild schools in Gorkha, Nepal, destroyed in the earthquake of April 2015.
Four regiments, the 2nd, 6th, 7th & 10th Gurkha rifles, followed the British side and moved to the Malaya Federation, which was Malaysia and Singapore. ... Due to uncertainty over what lay ahead, many Gurkhas had chosen to remain with the Indian force and most of the Regiments in the Malayan ...
A former Gurkha soldier who lost both legs above the knee after an IED blast in Afghanistan has taken on the challenge of climbing Mount Everest. Hari Budha Magar served with the Royal Gurkha rifles for 15 years and was injured in 2010 when on foot patrol. In four months' time, Hari's hoping to be the first double ...
A former Gurkha soldier who lost both legs above the knee after an IED blast in Afghanistan has taken on the challenge of climbing Mount Everest. Hari Budha Magar served with the Royal Gurkha rifles for 15 years and was injured in 2010 when on foot patrol. In four months' time, Hari's hoping to be the first double ...
Royal military police are investigating a recent training exercise that "descended into chaos" where paratroopers and Gurkhas started ripping into each ... Exercise Askari Storm features the paras from 3rd Battalion, Parachute Regiment assaulting a fortified position held by the Royal Gurkha rifles, who are ...
It was meant to be a military exercise between two regiments training for battle. Yet when the Gurkhas and the Paras faced one another on the field, a full-blown brawl broke out. It is thought that more than 100 soldiers from Royal Gurkha rifles and 3rd Battalion, Parachute Regiment fought with ...
It is thought that more than 100 soldiers from the Royal Gurkha rifles and 3rd Battalion, The Parachute Regiment fought with machinegun barrels, bats and poles at the end of Askari Storm, an eight-week exercise at Archers Post base in Kenya. The Gurkhas, playing the enemy, hid in ambush and attacked ...
Trouble allegedly broke out when soldiers from 3rd Battalion, Parachute Regiment, launched their final assault of the eight-week exercise, with troops from the Royal Gurkha rifles playing the enemy. Scores are said to have been left with injuries after the Gurkhas allegedly hid cudgels for an ambush - with ...

MORE than 100 Paras and Gurkhas fought with poles, bats and heavy machine-gun barrels as a training exercise exploded into mayhem. The Royal Gurkha rifles -- motto: Better to die than to be a coward -- were playing the role of an enemy and hid the cudgels for an ambush. Clash of the titans - the ...
Double amputee former Gurkha soldier Hari Budha Magar practicing ice climbing in Muktinath recently for preparing himself to climb Mt Everest in upcoming ... Kathmandu: Hari Budha Magar, a former British Gurkha soldier who lost both his legs in Afghanistan, will not be attempting to climb the world's ...
A double amputee Gurkha who fought alongside Prince Harry in Afghanistan has been banned from climbing Mount Everest - despite training for five years. Hari Budha-Magar, 38, served in the 1st Royal Gurkha rifles, but lost his legs in an IED (improvised exposive device) blast in April 2010.
A double amputee Gurkha fears his dream of climbing Mount Everest is over after new rules were introduced about who can take on the challenge. Despite spending five years ... Hari served in the 1st Royal Gurkha rifles but lost both his legs in an IED blast in April 2010. Double amputee Gurkha who ...
In 2007, Gurkha Cigars launched the Cellar Reserve brand with a blend made entirely of Dominican tobacco. The line was expanded in 2011, when the company released the Cellar Reserve 15 Year, a blend that was sold exclusively at brick and mortar locations around the country. The Cellar Reserve ...
Scott Sears, a lieutenant in the First Battalion Royal Gurkha rifles in the British Army and tennis star Andy Murray's brother-in-law, has pulled a sled and supplies for 38 days through 240kph winds in temperatures of -50c. His 1130-kilometre trek ended at the South Pole on Christmas Day, more than 12 ...
In the recently held local level elections, more than 30,000 Gurkhas did not cast their vote. Among the 79,290 listed voters, only 49,160 voted during the local elections in the Dharan sub-metropolis. According to estimates, 85 percent of voters who did not appear last polls are from the ex-Gurkha community.
Anil Gurung, from Maidstone, lost his leg after stepping on a bomb while on a tour of Afghanistan. Despite this he has climbed to Mount Everest's base camp and raised money for the Royal British Legion's Industries in Aylesford. WATCH: Former Gurkha raises thousands of pounds for charity ...
There are still plenty of cigars that meet that qualification, but a high percentage of them are either Cubans, Davidoffs, or Fuentes. One cigar that was destined was the Gurkha Trump Presidente, a cigar made for the inauguration of President Donald Trump. The cigar was said to be limited to 2,017 examples ...
A woman who strangled a former Gurkha before going to his home and attacking his wife with a knife and a rolling pin has been found not guilty of murder. Sun Maya Tamang, 50, was convicted of the manslaughter of Man Limbu, 75, who was found dead in her flat in Victoria Road, Aldershot, on 10 March.
Scott Sears, an officer of the British royal Gurkhas, a regiment of the British Army, has already begun his journey to the South Pole. Like others with him, he flew to the Union Glacier camp at the edges of the continent, the starting point of all Antarctic expeditions. Sears has been nicknamed the Antarctic ...
A warning has been issued to the Gurkha community in Saffron Walden ... Further meetings between the Gurkhas, Essex police and the MP will ...
Joanna Lumley swept into Brecon like some impossibly glamorous Royal figure on Saturday afternoon as she met members of the Gurkha ...
CONCERT-GOERS will be supporting both retired and injured Gurkha soldiers and the young of their home nation by attending an evening of military music.
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HIS Royal Highness the Prince of Wales, in his capacity as the Colonel in Chief of the Brigade of Gurkhas, met soldiers and families from the Second Battalion Royal Gurkha rifles (2RGR) at Edinburgh Palace on Thursday. Accompanying the Prince of Wales was Her Royal Highness the Duchess of ...
Many people enjoy trying their hand at pumpkin carving around Halloween - but not everyone can do it using a kukri knife. A Gurkha soldier in ...
YORK'S Imphal Barracks has played host to a Gurkha curry evening in aid of ... "The Gurkhas are incredible people and it is a great honour that ...
Oct 29, 2017-Bijen Gurung, a former British Gurkha soldier, has become the first ... Gurung, who was with the Brigade of Gurkhas of the British Army for 22 years.
Singapore - Fire broke out on Saturday (Oct 28) afternoon at the void deck of an apartment that houses officers from the Gurkha contingent ...
After the Gurkha Justice Campaign led by Joanna Lumley won Gurkhas the right to settle in the UK, their adult children now face a more ...
A Gurkha was murdered allegedly by his relative in the city. The body of Ummar (36) was found with injuries along Heber Road here on ...
A FORMER Gurkha soldier, 42, has been sentenced to 14 years imprisonment after pleading guilty to attempting to murder his wife.
SWINDON'S Gurkhas are appealing for help in their campaign to raise money for their own community centre. Members of the Nepalese ...
The Proud Gurkhas Making The UK Their Home ... the challenges of integration in Britain - both within and outside the Gurkha community.
Teenagers laugh at elderly Gurkha soldiers while pelting eggs at them ... laughing school kids pelt eggs at two elderly retired Gurkha soldiers.
A FORMER Gurkha drowned in his own blood as he lay in bed in a mental health ward, an inquest heard yesterday. Prem Rai, 39, who had a ...
Eastleigh MP Mims Davies has spent a morning talking with the Eastleigh Gurkha and Nepalese Association (EGNA) about their work ...
The organisation, which trades as the Royal Gurkhas Institute of technology Australia and Gurkhas Institute of Hospitality & Management, has a campus on Macquarie St in Hobart. It sought a review of ASQA's decisions in the Administrative Appeals Tribunal. As part of that process, the Gurkhas Institute ...
A 50-year-old woman strangled an elderly ex-Gurkha to death before imprisoning and assaulting his wife, a court has heard. Sun Tamang, 50 ...
A former Gurkha was strangled to death by a woman who then went to his home and fought for nearly five hours with his wife, a court has heard ...
"It was marvellous to see so many friends and family attend and great to see the next generation of Gurkhas continue their historic link with the ...
Newly-appointed Defence Secretary Gavin Williamson has made his first public appearance following his drafting into the senior Cabinet ...


 

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