Tim I Gurung

Tim I Gurung

Tim I Gurung is a novelist, ex-Gurkha, author of an acclaimed Gurkha book and lives in Hong Kong

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Britain and India want Gurkha women to fight in their armies. Nepal’s not so sure

Some argue the policy could be an economic boost for Nepal and a victory for equality. Others ask whether young Nepalis – whatever their gender – should be fighting other countries’ battles.

Some argue the policy could be an economic boost for Nepal and a victory for equality. Others ask whether young Nepalis – whatever their gender – should be fighting other countries’ battles.

Britain and India want Gurkha women to fight in their armies. Nepal’s not so sure
4 Oct 2021 - 7:05PM
Opinion | Gurkhas fought and died for Britain. They should not have to beg for their pensions

Despite being renowned their bravery and impeccable soldiery, the Gurkhas have been mistreated and taken for granted by both British and Nepalese governments.

Despite being renowned their bravery and impeccable soldiery, the Gurkhas have been mistreated and taken for granted by both British and Nepalese governments.

Gurkhas fought and died for Britain. They should not have to beg for their pensions
18 Aug 2021 - 8:21PM
Opinion | Hongkongers should learn from how Britain treated the Gurkhas

If the British can treat the Gurkhas – their loyal friends of over 200 years – with cruelty and apathy, how do you think they will treat Hongkongers, asks Tim I Gurung?

If the British can treat the Gurkhas – their loyal friends of over 200 years – with cruelty and apathy, how do you think they will treat Hongkongers, asks Tim I Gurung?

Hongkongers should learn from how Britain treated the Gurkhas
11 Jul 2021 - 1:00PM