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Bomb scare delays Pakistani flight


September 10th, 2012 - 2:50 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Sep 10 (IANS) A bomb scare led to a Pakistan International Airlines (PIA) flight from Lahore to Karachi being delayed for two hours.Sources told Geo News that authorities at ... Read more...

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Man Dressed as Bigfoot Killed


August 28th, 2012 - 8:49 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Kalispell, Aug 28 (THAINDIAN NEWS) A man who was dressed as Bigfoot was hit by two cars on a US and he was killed. The man, who was dressed in a Sasquatch ... Read more...

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Ukrainian airport evacuated after bomb scare


August 21st, 2012 - 11:53 pm ICT by IANS
Kiev, Aug 21 (IANS) Two terminals at the Boryspil international airport here in the Ukrainian capital were evacuated Tuesday after receiving a bomb threat, Xinhua reported. The bomb threat turned ... Read more...

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Cyrus house invasion call a hoax


August 2nd, 2012 - 5:29 pm ICT by IANS
Los Angeles, Aug 2 (IANS) The police did not waste a minute when a caller informed them about a possible home invasion at singer Miley Cyrus's house. However, it ... Read more...

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Chechens not fighting in Syria: Kadyrov


July 23rd, 2012 - 8:47 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, July 23 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Leader of Russia's Chechnya region Ramzan Kadyrov has rejected media reports about Chechens allegedly taking part in the Syrian conflict.Syrian opposition forces seized two crossings ... Read more...

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US family finds crab with Osama’s face


July 22nd, 2012 - 6:02 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 22 (IANS) An American family claims to have found a crab whose belly has a striking resemblance to Jesus Christ as well as slain Al Qaeda founder Osama ... Read more...

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Sharapova to cut her hair only on retiring


June 9th, 2012 - 6:01 am ICT by IANS
Paris, June 9 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Russian World No. 1 Maria Sharapova will not cut her signature long blonde hair until she retires from tennis, she said Friday.Sharapova appeared to ... Read more...

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Bomb scare at Delhi educational institution


May 8th, 2012 - 12:08 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 7 (IANS) Panic gripped the students and staff of Bharatiya Vidya Bhavan (BVB) in central Delhi Monday after a caller said a bomb had been planted in ... Read more...

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Indian embassy in US receives bomb threat


April 11th, 2012 - 2:59 am ICT by IANS
Washington, April 11 (IANS) The Indian embassy in Washington received a bomb threat Tuesday but no explosives were found in the premise, the US State Department said."I can confirm that ... Read more...

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Lata Mangeshkar hale and hearty


February 3rd, 2012 - 2:18 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Feb 3 (IANS) Legendary singer Lata Mangeshkar, who was the victim of an online death hoax, has tweeted that she is hale and hearty. "Namaskar. Please don't believe any ... Read more...

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She made 800 hoax calls to cops, now faces jail


December 30th, 2011 - 8:26 pm ICT by IANS
London, Dec 30 (IANS) A teenaged girl in Britain has been taken to court for making around 800 hoax calls to police emergency number 999 on Christmas and the following ... Read more...

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False alarm sends 1,500 Colombian cops on wild goose chase


December 29th, 2011 - 12:01 pm ICT by IANS
Bogota, Dec 29 (IANS/EFE) A Colombian television reporter found herself in hot water after contacting police about an abduction that never happened, media report said.The incident began in the early ... Read more...

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Lady Gaga’s free iPad contest is a hoax


December 22nd, 2011 - 12:00 am ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
New York, Dec 21 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Fans who flooded the official Facebook page of pop singer Lady Gaga were disappointed when they learnt later that the account had been hacked. In a ... Read more...

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I am alive and well: Missy Elliott


November 25th, 2011 - 6:36 am ICT by IANS
London, Nov 25 (IANS) Rapper Missy Elliot has assured fans she is alive and well after false reports of her death began circulating online.The 40-year-old was outraged after a story ... Read more...

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I have an alien in my fridge: Russian woman


November 16th, 2011 - 6:33 pm ICT by IANS
London, Nov 16 (IANS) A Russian woman has claimed she has had an extra-terrestrial creature in her fridge for the past two years.Marta Yegorovnam told investigators she found the alien ... Read more...

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Marta Yegorovnam says that she kept an alien in the fridge for 2 years


November 16th, 2011 - 12:23 am ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Los Angeles, Nov 15 (THAINDIAN NEWS) A Russian woman claims that she kept an alien for two years in her freezer before the authorities took it from her. To prove her ... Read more...

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When suspected criminals fell for free beer!


November 13th, 2011 - 12:29 am ICT by IANS
London, Nov 12 (IANS) Sometimes a little greed can cost us dear. A number of suspects wanted in connection with a string of unsolved crimes by Derbyshire police learnt this ... Read more...

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Drunk Briton loses sausages, tells police about hostages


November 5th, 2011 - 6:25 pm ICT by IANS
London, Nov 5 (IANS) A drunk Briton called up the police wanting to tell about his eight lost sausages, but he instead blurted out that he had "eight hostages".Mark ... Read more...

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CPI-M flays petrol price hike


November 4th, 2011 - 3:44 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 4 (IANS) The Communist Party of India-Marxist (CPI-M) Friday accused the government of showing "shocking callousness" by hiking the petrol price yet again -- by Rs.1.80 a ... Read more...

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Man thinks moon is UFO, calls emergency


October 29th, 2011 - 5:05 pm ICT by IANS
London, Oct 29 (IANS) A Briton rang up emergency number 999 to report an UFO hovering above his house, but later said the "mysterious object" was only the moon.The caller ... Read more...

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Beyonce shows off her baby bump in a video


October 7th, 2011 - 10:00 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Los Angeles, Oct 7 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Beyonce is showing her baby bump all over. The singer released the single video “Countdown,” and the baby bump was clearly visible. The music video was ... Read more...

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Anonymous email threatens to bomb Lucknow station


September 26th, 2011 - 11:37 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Sep 26 (IANS) Tension prevailed at the Charbagh railway station here after a local TV channel claimed to have received an email Monday threatening to blow up the station.No ... Read more...

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Bomb scare on train in Rajasthan


September 19th, 2011 - 3:35 pm ICT by IANS
Ajmer, Sep 19 (IANS) A bomb scare has been reported on board a train on way to Rajasthan's Ajmer town Monday, police said.Police have detained a man and said ... Read more...

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Pakistan may have faced India, US after 9/11: Musharraf


September 10th, 2011 - 10:36 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Sep 10 (IANS) Pakistan would have had to face the combined military might of the US and India if it had not allowed American troops on its territory ... Read more...

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Jet Airways flight to Bahrain delayed over bomb scare


September 4th, 2011 - 11:50 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Sep 4 (IANS) A Jet Airways international flight from Mumbai to Bahrain was Sunday delayed by two hours after the airline's staff received an anonymous call claiming a bomb ... Read more...

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Jackie Chan death hoax rumor starts on the social networking sites


August 17th, 2011 - 9:52 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Los Angeles, Aug 17 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Hollywood legend Jackie Chan has been forced to deny another death hoax. The rumor of the famous martial artist’s death was started when a Facebook page ... Read more...

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Rihanna blasts reports she provoked Chris Brown assault


June 25th, 2011 - 4:53 am ICT by IANS
Los Angeles, June 25 (IANS) Singer Rihanna has hit back at reports that she provoked singer Chris Brown into hitting her.An infuriated Rihanna lashed out at MTV Canada for ... Read more...

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Oops! its a toy tiger


May 22nd, 2011 - 9:18 pm ICT by IANS
London, May 22 (IANS) A life-size toy tiger in Hampshire in England sparked a major operation involving armed officers and a helicopter, a media report said Sunday.Local residents raised an ... Read more...

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A catch-up phone call, satellite image led to Osama


May 7th, 2011 - 5:11 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, May 7 (IANS) An old friend's innocuous, catch-up phone call to Abu Ahmed al-Kuwaiti, the main Pakistani courier for Osama bin Laden, led US forces to his hideout in ... Read more...

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Man in China detained for spreading radiation rumour


March 22nd, 2011 - 8:08 pm ICT by IANS
Shanghai, March 22 (IANS) A man in China has been detained by police and slapped a fine of 500 yuan ($76) for spreading a rumour that radiation leaked from Japan ... Read more...

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‘Radiation’ text message a hoax: BBC


March 16th, 2011 - 1:11 pm ICT by ANI
London, Mar.16 (ANI): The British Broadcasting Corporation (BBC) has rubbished claims of circulating a text message warning people that radiation from the Fukushima nuclear plant has leaked beyond Japan and could hit ... Read more...

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Jersey Shore’s star Angelina engagement is not a hoax


February 23rd, 2011 - 9:25 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Los Angeles, Feb 23 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Former Jersey Shore star Angelina Pivarnick has denied that her engagement is a hoax.Angelina appeared on the red carpet during the Fashion Week with David Kovacs ... Read more...

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UFO hovering above Dome of the Rock in Jerusalem seen as a hoax


February 5th, 2011 - 1:26 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Feb 5 (ANI): When a light was seen hovering above the Dome of the Rock in Jerusalem many claimed that it was a UFO, but now after careful examination of the ... Read more...

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Does ‘UFO’ sighting above Jerusalem shrine suggest alien existence?


February 3rd, 2011 - 1:34 pm ICT by ANI
London, Feb 3 (ANI): Unidentified Flying Object (UFO) enthusiasts have claimed that videos showing a shining ball of light hovering above a Jerusalem shrine could finally prove aliens exist.The clips show the ... Read more...

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Christian Slater’s death reports are a hoax


February 1st, 2011 - 9:28 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Los Angeles, Feb 1 (THAINDIAN NEWS) The Daily Mail has reported that contrary to Internet rumors, Christian Slater is not dead.The actor was the subject of a snowboarding accident rumor that hit ... Read more...

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