death threat

Mexican president says he received death threat


August 21st, 2012 - 11:26 am ICT by IANS
Mexico City, Aug 21 (IANS/EFE) President Felipe Calderon said over the weekend that a threat was made against the presidential aircraft early in his term and he took it so ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Journalist flees Mexico after death threats


August 4th, 2012 - 12:48 pm ICT by IANS
Mexico City, Aug 4 (IANS/EFE) Journalist and women's rights advocate Lydia Cacho said that she fled Mexico after receiving an especially chilling death threat.Cacho, who lives in the Caribbean resort ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Tens of thousands across Australia receive death threat SMS


July 23rd, 2012 - 10:17 pm ICT by BNO News
SYDNEY, AUSTRALIA (BNO NEWS) -- Tens of thousands of Australians have received text messages purporting to be from a hired hitman who threatens to kill them unless they pay $5,000, officials said ... Read more...

Posted in World News |

Lucknow girl gets bizarre death threat


June 6th, 2012 - 2:21 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, June 6 (IANS) A Lucknow girl student has received an anonymous threat that she will be killed June 12 -- the same day last year when her businessman father ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

Bangladeshi editor gets death threat


April 24th, 2012 - 9:59 pm ICT by IANS
Dhaka, April 24 (IANS) The editor of a Bangladeshi daily has received death threats from unidentified people for publishing reports on a missing leader of the opposition Bangladesh Nationalist Party ... Read more...

Posted in World |

I wanted to give a voice to Salman Rushdie: Hari Kunzru


January 23rd, 2012 - 2:16 pm ICT by IANS
London, Jan 23 (IANS) Hari Kunzru, one of the four authors who read out excerpts of Salman Rushdie's "The Satanic Verses" at the Jaipur Literature Festival and had to leave ... Read more...

Posted in Life Style |

Rajasthan Police lied, tweets Rushdie; Gehlot fumes (Second Lead)


January 22nd, 2012 - 6:02 pm ICT by IANS
Jaipur, Jan 22 (IANS) An angry Salman Rushdie Sunday accused the Rajasthan Police of concocting a supposed death threat to keep him away from the Jaipur Literature Festival. However, Chief ... Read more...

Posted in Life Style |

Concoted death threat? Rushdie is wrong: Gehlot


January 22nd, 2012 - 3:42 pm ICT by IANS
Jaipur, Jan 22 (IANS) Rajasthan Chief Minister Ashok Gehlot Sunday refuted Salman Rushdie's accusation that police concocted a supposed death threat to keep him away from the Jaipur Literature Festival."It ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Rajasthan Police lied, tweets angry Rushdie (Lead)


January 22nd, 2012 - 1:22 pm ICT by IANS
Jaipur, Jan 22 (IANS) An angry Salman Rushdie Sunday accused the Rajasthan Police of concocting a supposed death threat to keep him away from the Jaipur Literature Festival. The police ... Read more...

Posted in Life Style |

Man wishes death to Bangladesh PM on Facebook


January 4th, 2012 - 8:08 pm ICT by IANS
Dhaka, Jan 4 (IANS) A Bangladeshi university teacher who allegedly "whished death" to Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina on Facebook has been sentenced in absentia to six months in prison ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

Selena Gomez receives death threat


October 18th, 2011 - 1:19 pm ICT by IANS
Los Angeles, Oct 18 (IANS) Singer-actress Selena Gomez is terrified after she received a death threat.The Los Angeles Police Department's Threat Management Unit is investigating the matter after the singer ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Lady Gaga’s website hacked


July 17th, 2011 - 2:16 am ICT by IANS
London, July 17 (IANS) Pop star Lady Gaga called in police after her website was hacked, resulting in the theft of thousands of names and email addresses.Mirror.co.uk reports that ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Death threat exposes chasm among Nepal Maoists


May 17th, 2011 - 3:42 pm ICT by IANS
Kathmandu, May 17 (IANS) After battling the government for 10 years, Nepal's former Maoist guerrillas are now fighting among themselves with assaults and death threats exposing the growing chasm between ... Read more...

Posted in World |

UK novelist Martin Amis calls Royal Family ‘philistines’


April 18th, 2011 - 1:25 pm ICT by ANI
London, April 18 (ANI): Martin Amis, one of Britain's most famous novelists, has reportedly passed a sarcastic remark on the Royal Family. He has called them philistines.The author of bestsellers like ... Read more...

Posted in World |

British Muslim, a Miss Universe contender, gets death threat


March 20th, 2011 - 6:13 pm ICT by IANS
London, March 20 (IANS) A 24-year-old British Muslim woman, who entered the qualifying rounds of the Miss Universe contest, has reportedly received death threats -- on charges of denigrating ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Muslim teaching asst. ‘felt like jumping in front of bus’ after being racially abused at UK school


February 28th, 2011 - 3:43 pm ICT by ANI
London, Feb 28 (ANI): A Muslim teaching assistant in Britain has claimed that he 'felt like jumping in front of a bus' after being racially abused by his pupils, and was forced ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Bangladesh PM gets death threat from militants


January 6th, 2011 - 12:59 pm ICT by IANS
Chittagong (Bangladesh), Jan 6 (IANS) Islamist militants have threatened to kill Bangladesh Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina if their associates are not freed from prison within a month.In a letter to a ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Chhattisgarh varsity chief gets death threat


January 5th, 2011 - 10:17 pm ICT by IANS
Raipur, Jan 5 (IANS) Chhattisgarh police Wednesday began investigating death threats received by a central university's vice-chancellor and registrar from a caller who claimed to be a Maoist.Police registered a written complaint ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

Ewan McGregor’s movie halted over ‘death threat’


December 25th, 2010 - 12:00 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Dec 25 (ANI): Production on Ewan McGregor's new movie, 'The Impossible', has been brought to a halt after the actor allegedly received death threats on the set of the film.An unnamed ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Harry Potter actress’ brother pleads guilty to assault


December 21st, 2010 - 2:56 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Dec 21 (ANI): The brother of Harry Potter actress Afshan Azad, who was beaten and branded a prostitute by her family after dating a young Hindu man, is facing a stint ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Balochistan “most dangerous place for journalists in Pakistan”, says press club


December 10th, 2010 - 5:23 pm ICT by ANI
Gwader, Dec 10 (ANI): Balochistan is the most dangerous area in Pakistan, especially for journalists, a resolution issued by the Gwader Press Club has said.In the current session of the fourth cabinet ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

Afghan women soccer team challenges Taliban despite death threat


November 28th, 2010 - 6:29 pm ICT by ANI
Kabul, Nov 28 (ANI): Afghan women seem to have gained in confidence in the absence of the Taliban, especially as far as sports are concerned, as many of them have been ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Manhattan high school principal may be fired over lesbian affair


November 13th, 2010 - 5:59 pm ICT by ANI
New York, Nov 13 (ANI): Founding principal of the Academy of Social Action has reportedly received a death threat from her former lover, who was assistant principal, as their lesbian relationship went ... Read more...

Posted in World |

ICC working with PCB and Haider to probe ‘fixing death threat’ incident: Lorgat


November 11th, 2010 - 2:36 pm ICT by ANI
Dubai, Nov 11(ANI): The International Cricket Council (ICC) Chief Executive Haroon Lorgat has said that the governing body is helping the Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) to probe the Zulqarnain Haider incident.Haider had ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

‘Panic-stricken’ Pak wicketkeeper seeks asylum in UK after death threat from bookies


November 9th, 2010 - 2:30 pm ICT by ANI
London, Nov 9 (ANI): Pakistan wicketkeeper Zulqarnain Haider has sought asylum in England after resurfacing at Heathrow Airport following his mysterious disappearance hours before the fifth and final one-day international against South ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Balaclava-clad Man U fans’ ‘death threat’ to Rooney over possible Man City move


October 22nd, 2010 - 1:11 pm ICT by ANI
London, Oct 22(ANI): A group of 40 Manchester United supporters, many wearing balaclavas and hooded tops, have warned the club's striker Wayne Rooney against any move to arch rivals Manchester City. ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Jayalalithaa to hold rally in Madurai today


October 18th, 2010 - 12:42 pm ICT by ANI
Madurai, Oct 18 (ANI): Despite getting over a dozen threat letters, All India Anna Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam (AIADMK) Supremo J Jayalalithaa will address a rally here today.The rally has been organised ... Read more...

Posted in National |

Claws out as Tiger Woods’ ex-mistresses fight


October 14th, 2010 - 2:21 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Oct 14 (ANI): Tiger Woods' ex-mistress Joslyn James has filed a police complaint against Devon James, claiming she threatened her life.Joslyn went to the LAPD and filed a report against ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Cheryl Cole getting death threats


October 6th, 2010 - 8:38 pm ICT by IANS
Los Angeles, Oct 6 (IANS) Singer Cheryl Cole is reportedly receiving death threats after she axed a black singer from the television show "The X Factor".An anonymous phone message was made by ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Cheryl Cole ‘gets death threat over her axing of ‘X Factor’ contestant’


October 6th, 2010 - 5:14 pm ICT by ANI
London, Oct 06 (ANI): 'X Factor' judge Cheryl Cole has apparently received death threats over her axing of reality show contestant Gamu Nhengu.One threat carried the terrifying warning: "Every1 has a ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

‘Allah Ke Banday’ crewmember gets death threat


October 4th, 2010 - 10:22 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Oct 4 (IANS) Production controller of Faruk Kabir's "Allah Ke Banday" got death threats while they were shooting in Trombay, a northeastern suburb in Mumbai, sources said Monday.A significant portion of ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Veena Malik receives another death threat for giving Asif’s call details to ICC


September 27th, 2010 - 3:00 pm ICT by ANI
Sydney, Sep 27 (ANI): Former girlfriend of Pakistani pacer Mohammad Asif, Veena Malik, has revealed that a death threat was delivered in person to her parents' home last week, days after she ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Enough security being provided to Jayalalithaa : DMK


September 8th, 2010 - 2:30 pm ICT by ANI
Chennai, Sep 8 (ANI): The Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam (DMK) Government in Tamil Nadu on Wednesday said enough security is being provided to former chief minister and All India Anna Dravida Munnetra ... Read more...

Posted in National |

Facebook death threat against German banker


September 7th, 2010 - 10:36 pm ICT by IANS
Berlin, Sep 7 (DPA) German banker Thilo Sarrazin, who caused outrage with a book blaming Islam for the poor integration of Muslims, has been threatened with murder on social networking website ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Potter star Afshan Azad to testify against father, brother in death threat case


August 24th, 2010 - 3:22 pm ICT by ANI
London, Aug 24 (ANI): British actress Afshan Azad, who played Padma Patil in movie Harry Potter, is set to be called to give evidence at the trial of her father and brother, ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

« Previous Entries

Subscribe