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Agitated ex-Gurkhas who have been demanding pay, pension and other facilities on par with other members of the British Army have submitted separate letters to the prime ministers of Nepal and the United Kingdom, urging them to expedite talks to address their grievances and demands as suggested by a joint technical team.
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British Army has promoted a Gurkha officer of Nepali origin to the post of Lieutenant Colonel, the sixth-ranked officer in the army. Lieutenant Colonel Tol Khamcha Magar was promoted to the post earlier this week on February 2 amid a special ceremony at the Regional Command Headquarter based in Aldershot, England.
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More than 1,400 military personnel including hundreds of Gurkhas are to lose their jobs in a final round of redundancies aimed at reshaping Britain's armed forces, the govt said on Thursday.
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