LONDON, July 22: In what appears to be the last straw against the sheer apathy shown by the British government to address their demands, the ex-Gurkha veterans have launched a relay hunger strike in the United Kingdom to put pressure to address their demands.
The British Government has apologized to veteran singer Elton John and other people, who were part of the annual New Year honors list, after inadvertently posting their addresses online. The list was uploaded on the government website for a brief period of time allowing page visitors to download it as a spreadsheet.
KATHMANDU, Nov 7: The agitating British Gurkha ex-servicemen have announced to launch an international human rights campaign if the British government does not take any initiatives to address their grievances related to pension parity and compensation for the injustice meted out to them.
BUCHAREST/ LONDON, April 6: The British government is optimistic about reaching some form of deal with the opposition Labour Party to end a deadlock on Brexit as work on a compromise continues, Britain’s finance minister Philip Hammond said on Saturday.