Nepalese Gurkha veterans, who had served the British Army and retired before 1997, lost the latest round of their court battle with the Ministry of
Defence to claim the same pensions as their British comrades.
Former Gurkha soldiers in the UK
armed forces have lost a major legal battle that sought parity
in pension rights with their British counterparts, a verdict
described as a "shattering blow" by the ex-war veterans from