KATHMANDU, June 6: As Prime Minister KP Oli prepares to visit Britain next week as part of his visit to three European nations, former British Gurkha veterans have urged him to raise their demand for pay parity during his scheduled meeting with his British counterpart.
KATHMANDU, May 31: The agitating former British Gurkha servicemen have started fresh protests, alleging that their demand for pay parity with their British counterparts was not addressed by Nepal and the UK.
KATHMANDU, March 22: The Parliamentary Committee on International Relations has concluded that the British government has been violating the Tripartite Agreement reached between Nepal, India and the UK in 1947 since decades by discriminating against the Gurkhas in their pay and pension.
KATHMANDU, Feb 23: The United Kingdom has conveyed to the Nepali side that it was not immediately possible to fulfill demands to provide compensation for the disparity that Gurkha servicemen in the British army between 1948 to 2006 faced in their pay, pension and other perks as compared to their British counterparts.
KATHMANDU May 8: The Gurkha Satyagraha Joint Struggle Committee has submitted an 11-point charter of demands before the British government, saying the situation was congenial in which its logical demands would be met.
SRINAGAR, Nov 1: A Gurkha soldier serving in Indian Army was killed in an alleged Pakistani firing along the Line of Control (LoC) in border districts of Poonch and Rajouri in Jammu and Kashmir on Monday, Indian media reported.