Bomb hoax

GoAir flight lands under bomb threat in Kolkata, declared hoax

GoAir flight lands under bomb threat in Kolkata, declared hoax

A Delhi-Kolkata GoAir flight G8 127 made an emergency landing at Kolkata airport on Tuesday after a bomb threat letter.

Nov 07, 2017, 23:40 PM IST
On Diwali, Delhi airport gets hoax call about 'bomb on plane'

On Diwali, Delhi airport gets hoax call about 'bomb on plane'

The security agencies at the Delhi airport had a nervous moment today after they received a hoax call about a bomb on a Mumbai-bound flight.

Oct 19, 2017, 19:07 PM IST
Bomb hoax holds up Air Asia flight at Imphal airport

Bomb hoax holds up Air Asia flight at Imphal airport

The threat - the first ever in Manipur - triggered panic and alarm in Tulihal international airport in Imphal.

Sep 23, 2016, 01:04 AM IST

Bomb hoax holds up flight at Imphal airport

An Air Asia flight from here was held up on Thursday and extensively searched after a passenger told the cabin crew he was carrying a bomb. Though it was later declared a hoax, the passenger has been arrested and is being questioned.

Sep 22, 2016, 20:26 PM IST

Man held over Bengal secretariat bomb hoax

A 52-year-old man was arrested for making a hoax call claiming a bomb was planted in the West Bengal secretariat Nabanna that also houses the office of Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee, police said on Monday.

Jul 04, 2016, 11:45 AM IST

Bomb hoax forces EgyptAir plane to land in Uzbekistan

An EgyptAir flight from Cairo to Beijing made an emergency landing in Uzbekistan on Wednesday after a bomb threat that turned out to be a hoax, the airline said.

Jun 08, 2016, 15:32 PM IST

Bomb hoax at Delhi airport; one flight delayed, another cancelled

A call claimed bombs had been placed on the Kathmandu-bound Royal Nepal Airlines flight RA 206 and the Bhubaneswar-bound Air India flight AI 075.

Mar 17, 2016, 22:11 PM IST
Indian-American offloaded from international flight in Islamabad over 'bomb hoax'

Indian-American offloaded from international flight in Islamabad over 'bomb hoax'

An Indian-American man on board the Qatar Airways flight to Washington via Doha was offloaded at the Benazir International Airport in Islamabad around 3 a.m. on Friday after he claimed that there was a bomb on the aircraft, which later turned out to be a hoax.

Nov 27, 2015, 20:00 PM IST

Two arrested in Britain after bomb scare prompts easyJet plane evacuation

Officers were called to the easyJet flight bound for Marrakech after reports that a passenger had claimed to have a bomb in his bag.

Nov 20, 2015, 03:47 AM IST

Kolkata: Bomb hoax at Writers' Buildings

 West Bengal secretariat, the Writers` Buildings, on Tuesday was evacuated following an email claiming bombs were planted at the colonial edifice, police said, adding it turned out to be a hoax.

Sep 15, 2015, 18:51 PM IST

Man behind Jet Airways flight hoax tweet surrenders in Jaipur

A 24-year old youth whose hoax tweet about a bomb in a Jet Airways plane on an international flight triggered a scare and led to its emergency landing in Muscat surrendered on Friday before Jaipur police.

Jul 10, 2015, 21:39 PM IST

Bomb hoax call on Delhi Metro sends securitymen into tizzy

A phone call on Sunday morning about a bomb allegedly planted at Kashmere Gate metro station here sent security agencies into a tizzy, who later discovered it was a hoax call made by a six-year-old boy.

Jul 06, 2015, 07:02 AM IST

Venezuelan fined $89,000 in US for bomb hoax on plane

A US court Tuesday fined a Venezuelan traveller $89,000 for joking that he was carrying explosives in his luggage, for which the authorities declared a security alert at two terminals at Miami international airport in October.

Dec 03, 2014, 00:37 AM IST

Bomb threat proves hoax in Keezhakarai

Schools in Keezhakarai Municipal Town here were on Monday closed following an anonymous letter threatening that bombs had been planted in five institutions which was later proved to be hoax, police said.

Nov 24, 2014, 13:25 PM IST

UK bomb hoax suspect faces mental assessment

A 47-year-old man, arrested for allegedly making a mid-air hoax bomb threat that forced a Qatar Airways plane carrying 282 people to make an emergency landing at Manchester Airport.

Aug 06, 2014, 16:34 PM IST

Bomb threat call on Delhi Metro`s helpline

A call on Delhi Metro`s helpline number claiming a bomb threat to the metro services here this morning sent security agencies into a tizzy.

Jun 02, 2014, 01:16 AM IST

Security up ahead of counting as caller says bombs will go off

With just hours to go before counting of votes for the Lok Sabha polls, police were kept on tenterhooks after yet another call to the control room claimed that bombs would go off at five areas in the city, including three counting centres on Friday.

May 15, 2014, 21:13 PM IST

Harvard University returns to normalcy after bomb hoax

A day after bomb hoax created scare in the Harvard University, normalcy returned to campus on Tuesday where students are appearing for their exams.

Dec 17, 2013, 09:46 AM IST

Harvard University returns to normal after bomb hoax

Harvard University is returning to normal after a bomb hoax Monday forced authorities to evacuate four buildings on the Cambridge, Massachusetts, campus where final exams were being given.

Dec 17, 2013, 07:34 AM IST

Bomb hoax leads to panic in Chhattisgarh state capital

Tension mounted in Chhattisgarh`s state capital on Monday, after an object resembling "a bomb" was spotted in a residential area of the city.

Sep 30, 2013, 22:49 PM IST