Synonyms for gurkhas or Related words with gurkhas

gurkha              sepoys              dogras              punjabis              gorkhas              argylls              sikhs              sepoy              bakloh              pathans              inniskillings              gorkha              mahrattas              sowars              marathas              sappers              afridis              baluch              cameronians              jawans              derajat              coorgs              baluchis              norfolks              chindits              assaye              crpf              loyals              territorials              leicesters              rohillas              razakars              kosb              grenadiers              gajaba              infantrymen              nzsas              glosters              jats              zulus              afghans              ferozepore              ferozeshah              krrc              camerons              chawinda              jemadar              artillerymen              scinde              yeomanry             

Examples of "gurkhas"
The agreement applies to the 3,500 Gurkhas serving in the British Army, and close to 40,000 Gurkhas in the Indian Army. It does not apply to Gurkhas in the Nepalese Army.
There is also much information on the history and geography of Nepal, other countries in which Gurkhas have served and on the language of the Gurkhas.
Between March and June, a new pattern emerged in the 2nd Division during a series of actions between Gurkhas and professional soldiers from the Indonesian Black Cobra Battalion. The latter's losses were several times the Gurkhas' and, in one incident, 4 Black Cobras clashed with 2 Gurkhas. The Cobras were killed, and the Gurkhas remained unscathed. In another incident, 6 Black Cobras were captured by Ibans and beheaded.
Gurkha Rifles may refer to several different regiments of Gurkhas:
The 6th Gurkhas received the following battle honours:
In 1788 there was a conflict with Nepali wool traders leading to a skirmish with the Gurkhas. In 1790 the Gurkhas invaded southern Tibet and conquered several provinces including Nya-nang and Kyi-drong. The city of Shigatse and the Tashilhunpo Monastery were captured and looted but the Gurkhas were driven back to Nepal in 1791 after the Qing dynasty sent troops to Tibet. A peace treaty between the Qing dynasty and Gurkhas was agreed on in 1796.
The British Army presence in Nepal is related to the Brigade of Gurkhas. British Gurkhas Nepal manages the recruitment of soldiers, the care of families and ensures the rights of veterans.
Jones publicly apologised to Joanna Lumley in March 2010 after he had accused her of "deathly silence" over misleading advice being given to some Gurkhas following Lumley's successful campaign to allow more Gurkhas to settle in the UK.
The British referred to all those who enlisted as Gurkhas regardless of their ethnic heritage or geographical origin in Gorkha kingdom. These Gurkhas became part of the British Indian Army after its formation.
In Burma, Gurkhas of Nepalese descent are viewed as a model minority. Gurkhas place a high importance on education, and they represent a disproportionately high share of those with advanced (medical, engineering or doctorate) degrees in Burma.
The treatment of Gurkhas and their families was the subject of controversy in the United Kingdom once it became widely known that Gurkhas received smaller pensions than their British counterparts. The nationality status of Gurkhas and their families was also an area of dispute, with claims that some ex-army Nepali families were being denied residency and forced to leave Britain. On 8 March 2007, the British Government announced that all Gurkhas who signed up after 1 July 1997 would receive a pension equivalent to that of their British counterparts. In addition, Gurkhas would, for the first time, be able to transfer to another army unit after five years' service and women would also be allowed to join—although not in first-line units—conforming to the British Army's policy. The act also guaranteed residency rights in Britain for retired Gurkhas and their families.
Some were Sikh, some Jaat, and Maratha, (x2), some were Gurkhas, some Madrasi (x2)!
Two squadrons are cap badged as the Queen's Gurkha Signals and are manned predominantly by Gurkhas.
After this partition some of the district came under Indian government, the Himalayan belts like District of Darjeeling, Dooars which was never a part of India. This part came under the statehood of West Bengal. Because of difference in culture between the Gurkha and Bengali, the Indian government signed a treaty in 1950 that those Gurkhas who are willing to stay in this District are welcome and will be given the same identify and facility as other Indian, Gurkhas will be known as Indian Gurkhas after this. Serving the nation as proudly considering themselves as Indian, there are approximately 3 million Gurkhas in District of Darjeeling, Dooars, and all over the Himalayan belts.
There have been two Victoria Cross recipients from the 6th Gurkhas. These were:
As of November 2006, the "Brigade of Gurkhas" in the British Army has the following units:
There is also a history of Gurkhas being here during the Second World War.
British Gurkhas Nepal (BGN) is an administrative organisation of the British Army.
Shigatse was previously the seat of the kings of Ü-Tsang and the capital of the province of Ü-Tsang or Tsang. It was sacked when the Gurkhas invaded Tibet and captured Shigatse in 1791 before a combined Tibetan and Chinese army drove the Gurkhas back as far as the outskirts of Kathmandu. The Gurkhas were forced to agree to keep the peace in future, pay tribute every five years, and return what they had looted from Tashilhunpo.
Two squadrons of 36 Engineer Regiment are cap badged as Queen's Gurkha Engineers and are manned predominantly by Gurkhas.