Rfn Bikas Gurung martyred in ceasefire violation by Pakistan in Jammu & Kashmir

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Son of the soil Indian Gorkha Rfn Bikas Gurung Indian Army got martyred during ceasefire violation by Pakistan in Nowshera area of Jammu & Kashmir today. Bikash was a Gorkha Jawan From Manipur. “Pakistan Army initiated unprovoked and indiscriminate firing of mortars on routine Indian Army patrol, 700 metres inside Indian territory in Naushera sector […]

India offers to send its Gurkhas to Brunei

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Britain’s last military outpost in the Far East may be at risk amid reports India has offered to send its Gurkhas to protect the Sultanate of Brunei, a role currently performed by the British Army. The tiny oil-rich sultanate of Brunei was a British protectorate for almost a century, and has continued to pay to […]

Gorkha Rifles to increase recruitment of Gorkha youth of North East

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” There has always been a healthy mix of Nepalese and Indian Gorkha troops in our regiments and there has been a trickle of soldiers who have been recruited from the North East, but now we want to increase the numbers that we get from there ,” said Lt Gen Thodge. Written by Man Aman Singh […]

Gorkhas performed khukuri dance in Indo-Pak War golden jubilee

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The soldier displayed their martial arts skills as part of the programme commemorating the golden jubilee of the 1965 Indo-Pak War. A large number of visitors witnessed the performances. Organised by the Western Command, Sikh soldiers presented gatka while Gorkhas performed khukuri dance during the show “Hamari Army, Hamari Shaan”. Gorkhas khukuri dance – representational pic […]

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 […]

From sepoy to officer – Gorkhali Son Makes Father and Community Proud

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Christopher Rai is a solider of soldiers, he joined the army as a sepoy when he was only 16 and a half years. But his hard work, perseverance, and love for motherland pushed him on for higher things and that has resulted in him Graduating from the Indian Military Academy, Dehradun on the June 14th, […]

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 […]

Gorkha Regiment’s Jitu Rai first to win two medals in a single World Cup

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Gorkha Jitu Rai is the new Pistol King Indian Army’s focus on unearthing world-class shooters through the Army Marksmanship Unit (AMU) is continuing to reap dividends. 11 Gorkha Regiment’s Jitu Rai has emerged as the new sensation, becoming the first to win two medals in a single World Cup competition. Rai first made it to […]

(XI) 11 Gorkha Rifles

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The 11 Gorkha Rifles is a Gorkha regiment of the Indian Army comprising of Gorkha soldiers mostly  the Rais and Limbus. The regiment was re-raised after independence in 1947. 11 Gorkha Rifles is the youngest of the Gorkha Regiments. It was raised as an ad hoc unit in 1918 with troops and officers being drawn from the various Gurkha […]

List of Gorkha Major Generals in Indian Army

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The Gorkhas in India are know for their service in the defense and the Gorkha Regiments are the indispensable part of the Indian Army, no denying the fact. Following are some of the Gorkha General in the Indian Army. Major General GS Rawat, 5th Gorkha Rifles, Retd, Nainital Major General OS Bhandari, Param Vishist Seva Medal, Dharamshala.1 […]

Gorkha soldier slays Pakistani infiltrator in hand-to-hand combat

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A 23-year-old courageous soldier of the Gorkha regiment killed a Pakistani trained infiltrator during a hand-to-hand combat along the Line of Control in Poonch in the wee hours of Saturday. Gorkha soldier slays Pakistani infiltrator in hand-to-hand combat Defence PRO in Jammu said, “A 23-year-old soldier from the elite Gorkha Regiment of the Indian Army, […]

Gorkhas: Pride of the Indian Army

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Preview of a Film for a Gorka Batallion of the Indian Army. This is an internal inspirational film for the Army and will not be released publicly. This preview as part of our Show Reel has been published here with permission.

Gorkha Rifles and NGO organised rehabilitation camp in Jammu and Kashmir for disabled persons

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A city-based NGO which manufactures ‘Jaipur Foot’, a rubber-based prosthetic leg, along with the Indian Army ( Gorkha Rifles ) have equipped 103 disabled persons in a border village of Jammu and Kashmir with artificial limbs, hearing aids, wheel chairs, crutches and walking sticks. Gorkha Rifles and LoC organised rehabilitation camp in LoC Bhagwan Mahaveer […]

Kirti Chakra award to 5/5 Gorkha Rifles jawan.

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The prestigious Kirti Chakra award will be given to Naib Subedar Bhupal Singh Chhantel Magar of 5/5 Gorkha Rifles. Kirti Chakra award to 5/5 Gorkha Rifles jawan. President Pranab Mukherjee has approved the award of one Kirti Chakra and seven Shaurya Chakra to Army jawans and officers. These will be conferred at the Republic Day […]

Captain Ram Singh Thakuri

Captain Ram Singh Thakuri, (15 August 1914 – 15 April 2002), was an Indian Gorkha freedom fighter. Indian National Anthem was written by Rabidra nath tagore and the marching tone which we sing today was given by Capt. Ram Singh thakuri of 1 Gorkha Rifles. Captain Ram Singh Thakuri also composed a number of patriotic […]

Gorkha in Indian Stamp – Bharatiya Gorkhas

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INDIA POST RELEASED A NEW STAMPS ON GORKHA RIFLES ON 27.11.2007 1 st BN the 4 th Gorkha rifles has a 150 years long history. This battalion participating in worldwarI and WWII during the British period .2 nd BN had the distinction of participating in United Nation interim force in Lebanon as the first Indian […]

20,000 retired Gorkha regiment soldiers to surrender medals

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About 20,000 retired soldiers of the Gorkha regiment will surrender their medals and decorations to the President and Union Home Minister on the eve of Independence Day to protest against the continuing neglect of the Gorkhaland demand, according to Gorkha Janmukti Morcha president Bimal Gurung. “At least 20,000 former Army men would go to Delhi […]
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