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One held for China bomb hoax


September 2nd, 2012 - 4:49 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Sep 2 (IANS) A 29-year-old man has been detained in China for a hoax bomb warning that forced the diversion of a domestic flight, Xinhua reported.Xiong Yi, a resident ... Read more...

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Bomb hoax delays Delhi-bound Rajdhani in Goa (Second Lead)


June 20th, 2012 - 5:20 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, June 20 (IANS) The Delhi-bound Trivandrum Rajdhani Express was delayed by half an hour Wednesday after an anonymous caller rang up to say that a bomb was on board ... Read more...

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Man held for bomb hoax in China


May 1st, 2012 - 4:33 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, May 1 (IANS) A man has been detained in Chinese metropolis Shanghai for making a hoax bomb threat to the city's international airport, police said.The suspect, surnamed Pu, called ... Read more...

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Man contacts M15 to get estranged wife arrested


April 5th, 2012 - 10:20 pm ICT by IANS
London, April 5 (IANS) A man who tried to get his estranged wife arrested by emailing MI5 and claiming she had planted a bomb at a school was jailed for ... Read more...

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Bomb hoax on Howrah bridge


September 25th, 2011 - 6:47 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Sep 25 (IANS) An anonymous call saying explosives had been planted on the Rabindra Setu (Howrah Bridge) kept police on tenterhooks for hours Sunday.No explosives were found at the ... Read more...

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Bomb hoax on Kingfisher flight


August 30th, 2011 - 10:33 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai/Chandigarh, Aug 30 (IANS) Security agencies went into a tizzy Tuesday following a bomb scare on a Kingfisher Airlines Mumbai-Chandigarh flight, but it turned out to be hoax, officials said. Police ... Read more...

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Bomb hoax in Kolkata IT hub, one held


August 25th, 2010 - 4:50 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Aug 25 (IANS) A bomb hoax led to the evacuation of 1,500 employees and a massive search at a 14-storey building in the IT hub of Rajarhat on the city outskirts ... Read more...

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Air India plane lands in Oman after bomb hoax


August 20th, 2010 - 8:12 pm ICT by IANS
Abu Dhabi, Aug 20 (IANS) An Air India passenger plane travelling from Kuwait to Mumbai made an emergency landing Friday at the airport in Oman's capital Muscat after a passenger claimed there ... Read more...

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Jama Masjid bomb hoax caller arrested


July 2nd, 2010 - 11:26 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 2 (IANS) A 24-year-old man was arrested Friday for making a hoax call to police claiming bombs had been placed in the historic Jama Masjid here. Vishal was arrested from ... Read more...

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Bomb hoax on Indigo flight to Jammu


June 10th, 2010 - 8:17 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 10 (IANS) A hoax call was received at the Indira Gandhi International Airport (IGIA) here Thursday claiming that there was a bomb on an Indigo Delhi-Jammu flight, police said. ... Read more...

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Bomb hoax in Chandigarh


May 8th, 2010 - 1:26 am ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, May 7 (IANS) There was panic outside a popular park in the city Friday after people noticed a car, parked outside, with a message warning of a bomb blast written on ... Read more...

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Bomb hoax lands father-son in lock-up


February 11th, 2010 - 8:59 pm ICT by IANS
Gandhinagar, Feb 11 (IANS) A father-son duo who triggered a bomb scare in a desperate bid to catch a flight to be on time for the funeral of a dear one in ... Read more...

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DPS Ghaziabad evacuated after bomb hoax


January 21st, 2010 - 1:16 pm ICT by IANS
Ghaziabad, Jan 21 (IANS) The Delhi Public School (DPS) Ghaziabad was evacuated Thursday by the police after an anonymous call that a bomb had been planted at the school to blow it ... Read more...

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Brit arrested under Terrorism Act over airport Twitter joke


January 18th, 2010 - 5:16 pm ICT by ANI
London, January 18 (ANI): A British man landed in jail under the Terrorism Act after jokingly threatening to blow up Doncaster airport in his Twitter post.Paul Chambers was taken into custody on ... Read more...

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Bomb hoax at Gujarat chief minister’s office


December 1st, 2009 - 10:10 pm ICT by IANS
Gandhinagar, Dec 1 (IANS) Police Tuesday received SMSes that bombs had been placed in Ahmedabad and Block No.1 of the State Secretariat here that houses the chief minister's office, officials said. However, ... Read more...

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Bomb hoax in Delhi buildings, hospitals leads to panic (Second Lead)


September 8th, 2009 - 6:15 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 8 (IANS) Panic gripped the national capital Tuesday after an anonymous caller threatened to blow up four crowded places - the Safdarjung Hospital, Ram Manohar Lohia (RML) Hospital, the ... Read more...

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Bomb hoax in Delhi buildings, hospitals creates panic (Lead)


September 8th, 2009 - 4:14 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 8 (IANS) Panic spread in the national capital Tuesday after an anonymous caller threatened to blow up four crowded places - the Safdarjung Hospital, Ram Manohar Lohia (RML) Hospital, ... Read more...

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Bomb hoax at New York airport


August 1st, 2009 - 10:02 pm ICT by IANS
New York, Aug 1 (DPA) Flights in many parts of the US were disrupted after New York's La Guadia airport was put out of action for three hours Saturday following a bomb ... Read more...

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Bomb scare on Air India declared hoax (Lead)


April 29th, 2009 - 9:47 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 29 (IANS) An Air India aircraft fell victim to a scare Wednesday after a man in Mumbai called the arline call centre and said a bomb was placed ... Read more...

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Jaipur on alert following bomb hoax on plane


April 29th, 2009 - 7:58 pm ICT by ANI
Jaipur, Apr.29 (ANI): Jaipur Airport was placed on a state of high alert on Wednesday evening after air traffic control was informed of a bomb on board flight number IC-661.Air traffic control ... Read more...

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Bomb hoax at Chandigarh bus terminus


March 13th, 2009 - 12:28 am ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, March 12 (IANS) An anonymous call threatening of a bomb blast at the Inter-State Bus Terminus (ISBT) in Sector-17, the commercial hub of Chandigarh, kept police busy for about two hours ... Read more...

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Bomb hoax calls delay Delhi-Lucknow Shatabdi Express


February 25th, 2009 - 7:51 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 25 (IANS) Two bomb hoax calls delayed the New Delhi-Lucknow Shatabdi Express for more than an hour Wednesday. The first call came to the New Delhi railway station at around ... Read more...

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Bomb hoax takes Nagpur police for a ride (Lead)


December 7th, 2008 - 1:26 am ICT by IANS
Nagpur, Dec 6 (IANS) Some explosive material recovered from a hospital in Nagpur Saturday evening sent police, doctors and patients in a tizzy before it turned out to be just a clutch ... Read more...

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Bomb hoax at Delhi’s Tis Hazari court (Lead)


December 4th, 2008 - 10:10 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 4 (IANS) An anonymous call threatening to blow up the Tis Hazari courts Thursday turned out to be a hoax though it led to a scare at the busy ... Read more...

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Kolkata Police ask schools to step up security, frisk parents


December 4th, 2008 - 9:07 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Dec 4 (IANS) Kolkata Police have instructed leading schools here to install closed-circuit TV cameras and metal detectors besides arranging for special training for the students and staff as part of ... Read more...

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Bomb hoax at Achuthanandan’s house


November 22nd, 2008 - 10:57 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, Nov 22 (IANS) The Kerala Police Saturday received an anonymous call warning that a bomb which had been planted in Chief Minister V.S. Achuthanandan's official residence would go off Sunday, ... Read more...

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Bomb hoax in Chandigarh eatery causes scare


October 21st, 2008 - 12:54 am ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, Oct 20 (IANS) An unclaimed lunch box lying near a fast food outlet here, less than a kilometer from the Taj hotel where the Indian and Australian cricket teams are staying, ... Read more...

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Bomb hoax at factory, Mohali stadium searched thoroughly


October 20th, 2008 - 9:06 pm ICT by IANS
Mohali (Punjab), Oct 20 (IANS) A bomb scare Monday at a factory near the Punjab Cricket Association (PCA) stadium where the second cricket Test between India and Australia is being played prompted ... Read more...

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Bomb hoax grounds Etihad flight in Pakistan


October 15th, 2008 - 10:20 pm ICT by IANS
Dubai, Oct 15 (IANS) An Etihad Airways flight from Abu Dhabi in the United Arab Emirates (UAE) to Pakistan's capital Islamabad was forced to land at Karachi Wednesday afternoon following a bomb ... Read more...

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Threat to blow up Mumbai Income Tax offices


October 1st, 2008 - 10:06 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Oct 1 (IANS) The Income Tax (IT) head office has received a threat that bomb blasts will be carried out at all 14 branches of the IT department here between ... Read more...

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Mumbai Police for stringent punishment for bomb hoax callers


September 19th, 2008 - 10:18 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Sep 19 (IANS) Harassed by a spate of bomb hoax calls, Mumbai Police are planning to recommend stringent punishment for those caught making such calls, a police official said Friday.In view ... Read more...

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Bomb hoax at Punjab mini secretariat


September 15th, 2008 - 3:45 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, Sep 15 (IANS) A letter warning of a bomb blast at the high security Punjab mini secretariat here Monday led to the evacuation of employees but was found to be a ... Read more...

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Hong Kong police arrest 11-year-old boy for bomb hoax


August 24th, 2008 - 2:21 pm ICT by IANS
Hong Kong, Aug 24 (DPA) An 11-year-old boy was arrested here for a bomb hoax that sparked the evacuation of a housing estate with more than 100 residents, police said Sunday.A ... Read more...

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Bomb hoax on Chhattisgarh train


August 14th, 2008 - 11:58 pm ICT by IANS
Raipur, Aug 14 (IANS) A bomb hoax on a passenger train in Chhattisgarh created panic Thursday. Gondia-Jharsuguda passenger train was held up for more than two hours at Sarona station near Chhattisgarh's ... Read more...

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Bomb hoax at Chandigarh district court


August 6th, 2008 - 4:56 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, Aug 6 (IANS) The threat of a bomb blast at the district court here Wednesday, which led to the evacuation of employees, was a found to be a hoax, police said. ... Read more...

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