Gorkha Pride: Major Manoj Pandey and His Gorkha Boys

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Writes: Mr Harpreet This day 2 years ago: Capt MK Pandey’s statue in Lucknow – defaced by his fellow Lucknowites, restored by Gorkhas from his Regiment. The preferred ‘tool’ of the Gorkhas? Khukri! These guys are sheer magicians with the Khukri. Can just as easily chop off an enemy’s head as they can use the […]

Jitu Rai is considered India’s biggest bet for Rio Olympic medal

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India’s top shooter at Rio 2016 Olympics is a man who is most un-Bindra like in temperament. If Abhinav Bindra is intense, wrapped in himself and his sport, Rai, born in Nepal and now with the Indian army, is his opposite. Shivani Naik profiles the earthy, chilled out, nonplussed Jitu Rai who is unfussy about […]

Gorkha shooter Jitu Rai conferred Arjuna Award 2015

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Aug 29, 2015: Gorkha shooter Jitu Rai was today conferred Arjuna award. He received the prestigious award from, Pranab Mukherjee, the president of India in a glittering ceremony at the Rashtrapati Bhawan. The Arjuna Awards are given by the government of India to recognize outstanding achievement in National sports. Gorkha shooter Jitu Rai conferred Arjuna […]

Gorkha Rifles set to complete 200 years of service

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The world known Gorkha Rifles or Gorkha Regiment is to complete 200 years of existence who have served India and the British-ruled Indian before independence on April 24 2015. 1st Battalion, 3rd Queen Alexandra’s Own Gurkha Rifle, Waziristan, 1936 – photo via nam.ac.uk Known for their bravery Gorkha Rifels was organised under British East India […]

6th battalion of 11th Gorkha Rifles celebrate golden jubilee in Khasa

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The golden jubilee celebrations of the 6th battalion of the 11th Gorkha Rifles culminated with a special ‘sainik sammelan’ at the Khasa Cantonment here on Sunday. Gorkha Rifles The battalion was founded on October 1, 1963 at Clement Town in Dehradun. During 50 years of its glorious service to the nation, be it war or […]

Jitu Rai recieved cash award of Rs one crore from UP government

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Ace shooter Jitu Rai was on Saturday handed a cash award of Rs one crore by Uttar Pradesh government for winning a gold medal in the Incheon Asian Games. Jitu Rai recieved cash award of Rs one crore from UP government Jitu was felicitated by UP chief minister Akhilesh Yadav at a function. The Nepal-born […]

11th Gorkha Rifles Recruitment Procedure

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Looking for Gorkha Rifles Recruitment Procedure? The details of the selection process or the recruitment procedure in 11th Gorkha Rifles of the Indian army is listed below. 11th Gorkha Rifles RECRUITMENT SELECTION PROCEDURE FOR INDIAN GORKHA RIFLES Age for Various Categories The minimum and maximum age for enrollment into the Army is laid down for each category […]

The Gorkhas’ Khukris flashed at Chola in 1967

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Kirantis’ khukris flash at Chola in 1967 “Rifleman Devi Prasad Limbu after finishing off all his ammunition, charged at the Chinese with his Khukri, severing the heads of five of them, before being killed.” In conflict, moral ascendancy over the enemy is an imperative. During World War 2, we had seen how the Indian and […]
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