Bomb Scare

  • 3 bags found outside BJP headquarters in Delhi, bomb squad called in July 9, 2014

    New Delhi: Ahead of the BJP Parliamentary Board meeting on Wednesday, there was a security scare at the party headquarters. Three unclaimed bags were found outside the BJP headquarters in Delhi, following which the bomb squad was called in. There were three red-coloured bags that the bomb squad was checking. The...
  • Infosys Mangalore campus evacuated after bomb scare September 26, 2013

    Mangalore: The Mangalore officer of IT major Infosys was on Thursday evacuated following a phone call that threatened of a bomb in the campus. Police, assisted by bomb disposal squad, are searching Infosys' office premises in Mangalore. "A call was received at the Infosys office this afternoon stating that a bomb...
  • Unclaimed bag led to bomb scare in Alipurduar August 31, 2013

    Alipurduar: An unclaimed bag found lying in the Nonai bridge in Alipurduar in Jalpaiguri district on Saturday, a day after one policeman died and two others were injured while defusing a bomb in Alipurduar led to a bomb scare. Some people found a bag lying unclaimed on the Nonai bridge and informed the police....
  • J&K: Unclaimed bag triggers bomb scare in Srinagar June 24, 2013

    Srinagar: An unattended bag outside the headquarters of Army's 15 Corps here led to a bomb scare, resulting in a massive traffic jam on the Srinagar-Jammu National Highway on Monday. A bag was found unattended near the main gate of Corps headquarters on Monday morning by the army personnel posted...
  • Mumbai: Muscat-bound flight makes emergency landing after bomb scare June 22, 2013

    Mumbai: A Muscat-bound flight made an emergency landing in Mumbai on Saturday after a bomb scare. Passengers have disembarked and are safe. The aircraft has been taken to the isolation bay. More details are awaited. ...
  • Jaipur: Woman creates bomb scare to put ex-lover in trouble June 6, 2013

    Jaipur: Peeved over the marriage of her boyfriend, a 25-year-old woman with an intention to land him in trouble sent an e-mail to the Chief Minister's office and Jaipur Police threatening a bomb blast on June 13. Police said Ritu Sharma had an affair with Amit Jain, who was married...
  • 'Suspect package' found at Manchester airport terminal April 1, 2013

    London: An airport terminal in Manchester was closed and evacuated on Monday after a 'suspect package' was found, airport officials said. The Terminal 1 was closed at 8.15 am but police said the security alert was now over, with the terminal fully reopening at 12.15 pm, BBC reported. An airport spokesman...
  • Paris: Eiffel Tower evacuated after bomb scare April 1, 2013

    Paris: Paris' iconic Eiffel Tower was evacuated on Saturday after a bomb scare. About 1,500 people were visiting the site when France's anti-terrorism police made the decision to evacuate it. The site was evacuated after an anonymous call warned of the attack. However, the security alert was lifted after the tower...
  • Jharkhand: Govt rushes troops after new Naxal terror tactic January 10, 2013

    Ranchi: In a barbaric and daring new tactic employed by the Naxals in Jharkhand, the bodies of some CRPF personnel who had been killed in an encounter with the rebels were found to be implanted with IEDs. The startling discovery was made on Thursday when doctors conducting the autopsy of...
  • GoAir bomb scare: One arrested for hoax call November 13, 2012

    Mumbai: One person was arrested on Monday in connection with a hoax bomb call that led Mumbai airport authorities to call back a Delhi-bound GoAir flight on Saturday night. Sandeep Menon, an engineer, was arrested on Monday as he wanted to stop his business partner Ambrish Parikh from leaving the...
  • Bomb scare on Mumbai-Delhi GoAir flight, probe on November 10, 2012

    New Delhi: A Delhi-bound GoAir flight was called back after a passenger alerted authorities regarding a suspicious object on board the plane. The plane was then taken to the isolation bay at the Mumbai airport and thoroughly checked by the CISF teams. The DGCA will conduct the final round of...
  • Mumbai: Object a smoke device, not a bomb July 4, 2012

    Mumbai: The suspicious object found near Infinity mall in Andheri was not a bomb, police said. The object, found in a dustbin outside the mall on Wednesday afternoon, was a device used to create smoke in movies. Mumbai Police and the bomb disposal squad gave an all-clear after a thorough investigation,...
  • Bomb scare at Delhi educational institution May 8, 2012

    New Delhi: 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 the institution. The call turned out to be a hoax but a fake explosive device was seized during a search, police said. After the...
  • Chennai: Reports of bomb threat outside IT Park December 16, 2011

    New Delhi: A bomb scare created a flutter outside an IT park in Ambattur, Chennai on Friday. The IT park houses companies like TCS and others. More than a thousand employees were evacuated after the reports of bomb threat. The search is on for the bomb. The police and specialist teams...
  • No bomb found in Delhi-bound flight from Nepal September 25, 2011

    Kathmandu: The bomb disposal team of the Nepal Army has not found any bomb on the Spice Jet flight, which was searched at the Tribhuvan International Airport in Kathmandu. The search was conducted inside the flight following a bomb scare. The authorities in Nepal suspected a bomb inside the Spice Jet flight. The...
  • Mumbai: Bomb scare on Jet flight to Bahrain September 4, 2011

    Mumbai: A Jet Airways international flight from Mumbai to Bahrain was on Sunday delayed by two hours after the airline's staff received an anonymous call claiming a bomb was on board. It turned out to be a hoax. The flight 9W 592 from Mumbai to Bahrain took off at 9:30 pm...
  • Mumbai: Bomb scare on Jet flight to Doha August 15, 2011

    Mumbai: The passengers of a Jet flight from Mumbai to Doha were deplaned following a bomb scare in the aircraft on Monday. The airlines received an anonymous tip-off in the form of a note in the aircraft. The Central Industrial Security Force (CISF) and bomb squad checked the flight, but found...
  • Bomb scare at Newark Airport in US December 21, 2010

    New Jersey: New Jersey's Newark International Airport was shut down on Monday following a bomb scare. Security forces shut Terminal A at New Jersey's Newark International Airport on Monday and the bomb squad was called to the scene, after a suspicious package was found behind the ticket counter. It was later...
  • Delta flight lands in Mumbai after bomb scare November 5, 2010

    Mumbai: A Delta Airlines flight from Amsterdam with 244 passengers onboard made an emergency landing at the Mumbai airport following a bomb scare. The flight made the emergency landing after Delta staff in Amsterdam alerted authorities of suspicious material in the cargo hold of the aircraft. The flight was scheduled to...
  • Bomb scare at Infosys turns out to be hoax October 21, 2010

    Bangalore: A phone call to Infosys Technologies that a bomb was planted in the premises of the IT major created some panic waves on Thursday but it turned out to be a hoax after a seven-hour search by police. "A phone call received by a receptionist at Infosys at 9:30 AM...
  • Eiffel Tower evacuated after bomb scare September 15, 2010

    Paris: French Police evacuated tourists from the landmark Paris Eiffel Tower and a metro station following bomb alerts on Tuesday evening, but searches found no explosives, police said. A police spokesman said the company that operates the Eiffel Tower received an anonymous call around 2030 local time (1830 GMT) saying a...
  • Bomb hoax at Kolkata I-T hub, airport August 25, 2010

    Kolkata: Chaotic scenes played out at an IT hub at New Town area of Kolkata city after a bomb scare on Wednesday. Though it turned out to be a hoax call but there was confusion galore after a telephone call came, saying that there was a bomb at the ground floor...
  • Crude bombs found on rail tracks in Orissa May 29, 2010

    Rourkela: Train services were affected for about an hour on the Mumbai-Howrah route due to a bomb scare along the tracks near Jharsuguda in Orissa today, spreading panic in the area, railway police said. Five small crude bombs were found lying along the tracks at Chaukipada, about 160 km from here,...
  • Kingfisher flight grounded after bomb scare May 20, 2010

    Mumbai: A Lucknow-bound Kingfisher Airlines flight with 166 passengers on board was grounded here today after an anonymous phone call warning of a bomb planted in the plane. The aircraft was taken to a remote bay and all the 166 passengers have been deplaned, a Kingfisher Airlines spokesperson said. The flight, IT-3149...
  • Times Square reopens after another bomb scare May 8, 2010

    New York: Another bomb hoax was reported from New York's Times Square on Friday. The police cordoned off the area after finding a water cooler and a shopping bag left on the sidewalk. This was about a block away from where the failed car bomb was found last week. Thankfully...
  • NY's Times Square evacuated over bomb scare May 8, 2010

    New York: New York police closed off part of Times Square in Midtown Manhattan on Friday as part of an investigation into an abandoned food and drinks cooler. Several blocks of Seventh Avenue were closed to traffic and pedestrians and the bomb squad were at the scene. It appeared that no...
  • New York reopens bridge; no bombs recovered May 6, 2010

    New York: No bomb was found in the rental truck that was abandoned on New York's Triborough Bridge on Thursday and the police said the bridge would reopen shortly. The was shut down on Wednesday night after police said a truck, smelling of gas, was found abandoned on the busy thoroughfare. New...
  • US plane lands safely after bomb threat May 2, 2010

    Chicago: A United Airlines flight from the city's O'Hare International Airport landed safely in Philadelphia after crew members found a threatening message in the plane's lavatory that said "Bomb on, will die". The plane, an Airbus A-320 with 113 passengers and five crew members on board, was headed to Philadelphia International airport. The...
  • Bomb threat a hoax, train services to Hyderabad resume February 20, 2010

    Hyderabad: Reports of bombs being planted on railway tracks near Hyderabad on Saturday morning forced authorities to launch a massive search operation. But after almost three hours of intensive search by the security forces the bomb threat was declared a hoax. Authorities stopped 12 trains at various stations in Hyderabad and railway...
  • Abandoned van causes bomb scare in New York December 31, 2009

    New York: New York City's Times Square was closed briefly and three buildings including a Nasdaq building were evacuated in a security scare on Wednesday, a day before the traditional New Year's Eve festivities in the famed intersection. The street closings and evacuations were prompted by a police investigation of a...