Gurkhas not hit by UK army’s job cut

Gurkha recruitments will remain unaffected despite the British army’s announcement that some 400 Gurkhas in its ranks will be made redundant as part of its ongoing restructuring. The army is being reduced to 94,000 by 2015 and 82,000 eight years later from the current 102,000 due to economic woes. The Gurkha Brigade’s size will come […]

‘British army may not recruit Gurkhas’

LONDON: The fearless Gurkhas, who have been part of the British Army for almost 200 years, may no longer be recruited over fears that the veterans will cost too much for the government. Military chiefs have warned that the historic Gurkha regiment could be scrapped if a landmark legal ruling results in thousands more veterans […]

Force Motors launches Gurkha SUV

RANCHI: The new showroom of Force Motors private vehicles was inaugurated here on Thursday with the launch of Force One and Gurkha, the ultimate all-terrain vehicle for off-road conditions. The showroom was inaugurated by Sunil Dhadiwal, senior general manager (sales) of Force Motors Limited. Speaking on the occasion Deepak Kumar, owner of Shaarda Force, authorized […]