LONDON, Sept 9: A preliminary meeting was held on Wednesday on the initiative of the British government in an effort to address the demands of ex-Gurkhas, including equal pension and pay.

KATHMANDU, March  20: The agitating Gurkhas Joint Satyagraha Struggle Committee (GJSSC) has threatened to launch stringent protests from July 1 if their demand to form a talks team comprising the representatives of Nepal government, UK government and agitating ex-Gurkha servicemen to settle the issues of compensation and pension parity with their British counterparts.

LONDON, March 7: The British government has announced a special relief package for the agitating ex-Gurkha soldiers on Thursday.