36-hour general strike affects life in Manipur hil

Normal life was affected in all five hill districts of Manipur as a 36-hour general strike by a hill-based committee began here early Monday morning to press its demand for separate `Kukiland` by reorganising the state.

Top Syrian general defects from Army

A high-ranking general in the Syrian army says he has defected with the help of rebel fighters.

Rebels kill Syrian Air Force general

A senior Syrian Air Force general, Mahmoud al-Khalidi was shot dead by the rebels in a Damascus suburb, as per state television reports quoted by the BBC.

Nursery admission: Slim chance for ‘general’ kids

Children aged over four years and
those who don`t enjoy any special quota have a bleak
chance of getting admission in Delhi schools this year.

US General refuse to budge on Afghan mission

The US military mission in Afghanistan remains unchanged by the death of Osama bin Laden.

Meghalaya`s Additional Advocate General quits

Meghalaya`s Additional Advocate
General S P Mahanta has resigned from the post after the
opposition NCP accused him of land grabbing.

Pak General to lead UN force in Liberia

UN Secy-Gen Ban Ki-moon has appointed Major General Muhammad Khalid of Pakistan as the force commander of the UN Mission in Liberia (UNMIL).

Sidelined Pak General given sop of chairman of JCSC

A top Pakistani General was given a sop by being appointed the new Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff Committee.

Russia not to supply S-300 missiles to Iran: Top general

Russia will not supply the potent S-300 air defence missiles to Iran under a previously signed contract with Tehran because they are subject to UNSC sanctions on the Islamic republic, a top general said on Wednesday.

Lebanese general summoned after `threats`

A Lebanese general who called Prime
Minister Saad Hariri a liar and urged people to topple his
government has been summoned for questioning by the state, a
judicial official said on Thursday.

Pak General`s son-in-law kidnapped in Lahore

The civilian son-in-law of a senior Pakistani general has been kidnapped in the city of Lahore, a senior official said on Friday.

US has helped with Taliban talks in Afghanistan: General

The US commander in
Afghanistan on Wednesday said he supports efforts to broker a
settlement with the Taliban and that the United States has
helped promote dialogue with insurgents in some "isolated

Taliban take comfort in US withdrawal plans: General

US Gen warned Obama`s deadline to begin pulling troops out of Afghan is encouraging Taliban.

Tribunal rejects Lt.Gen`s plea

The Armed Forces Tribunal
today dismissed the petition of a Lieutenant General relating
to appointment for the top post of the medical arm of the
defence services.

France sanctions general who spoke out on Afghanistan

France will punish a general who
criticised the US-led war effort in Afghanistan, Defence
Minister Herve Morin said on Wednesday, amid growing doubts about the
NATO war strategy.

France seeks extradition of dissident ex-Rwandan General

France has requested South
Africa to extradite a Rwandan general, who was once a high
commissioner to India, to face charges related to his alleged
role in the 1994 assassination of the leaders of Rwanda and

Sri Lanka general urges political solution to Tamil strife

Sri Lanka`s army chief on Friday
called for a political settlement to the island`s decades-long
ethnic strife, a year after the Tamil Tiger rebels were
defeated in a major military offensive.

`SCs/STs for open seats be treated as general`

Scheduled Caste and Scheduled Tribe candidates qualifying against open seats for promotion cannot be adjusted against the vacancies earmarked for SC/ST quota, the CAT has held while giving relief to a Delhi Police woman constable.

French general faces dishonour over child porn

A five-star French general
convicted of downloading thousands of child pornography images
is to be stripped of his rank and awards, and be expelled from
the army, the defence ministry said on Thursday.

Top Iran general warns against US attack

Iran`s top general warned on Thursday
that if arch-foe the US attacks the Islamic republic none of
the American soldiers in the region will return home alive,
the Fars news agency reported.