BOMBS

  • West Bengal: Two dozen crude bombs found in an orchard in Malda 3 days ago

    Kolkata: More than two dozen crude bombs were discovered on Friday at an orchard in West Bengal's Malda district, police said. The crude bombs, contained in a plastic bag, were found in a mango orchard in 16 Mile area under Kaliachak police station. "About 30 crude bombs have been found from the...
  • Snapshot: Have you seen Shah Rukh Khan's new customised bomb proof Mercedes? 4 days ago

    After the firing incident at his close associate Ali Morani's residence, Shah Rukh Khan had got himself a customised Mercedes car which is bullet and bomb proof. The actor and his wife were seen taking the car to the polling booth on Wednesday to cast their votes. SRK is not...
  • West Bengal: 3 injured in a crude bomb blast in Malda 4 days ago

    Kolkata: Three people have been injured in a crude bomb blast in the Malda district of West Bengal. The bomb went off when it was being removed in a hurry during a police raid. The incident comes close on the heels of the unearthing of a terror module in Burdwan....
  • Coimbatore: Hoax bomb threat to school October 9, 2014

    Coimbatore: An anonymous bomb threat call to a school in the city proved to be hoax on Thursday. The head master of Al Azhar School received a call around 12 pm, stating that a bomb was planted in the school, police said. Police along with Bomb Detection and Disposal Squad...
  • Pranksters create panic, strap Gurgaon man with toy mobile phone, tell him it's a bomb October 8, 2014

    Gurgaon: A mobile phone, claimed to be a bomb and attached to the stomach of a person, created panic among people here, police said on Wednesday. Sanjeev Naul, 35, of Gurgaon was heading towards his office in Sector 32 when four-five men travelling in a Toyota Fortuner and Mahindra Scorpio forced...
  • NIA files charge sheet against 6 for Planting of bomb under Narayanasamy's car September 30, 2014

    New Delhi: The NIA on Tuesday filed charge sheet against six suspected members of banned Tamil Nadu Liberation Army for allegedly planting a pipe bomb under a car parked in front of former Union minister V Narayanasamy's Puducherry residence in January. The charge sheet was filed in the special NIA...
  • 5 kg tiffin bomb unearthed in Chhattisgarh's Dantewada September 27, 2014

    Raipur: A five kilo gram tiffin bomb hidden beneath the soil on a road was recovered on Saturday in Chhattisgarh's insurgency-hit Dantewada district, police said. Dantewada district police officials said that the tiffin bomb was recovered from Faraspal village after a tip off, when a team of security personnel was...
  • New Chile bombings hit resort city September 11, 2014

    Santiago: Two homemade bombs have exploded at a shopping centre in the Chilean resort city of Vina del Mar, adding to panic after a subway bombing in Santiago wounded 14 people. The latest explosion came inside a bathroom at the Open Plaza mall in Vina del Mar. It caused no...
  • Chile blames terrorists after bomb blast hurts 14 September 9, 2014

    Santiago: A blast has ripped through a fastfood restaurant next to a busy subway station in Chile's capital, injuring at least 14 people in the most damaging of nearly 30 bombings or attempted bombings in Santiago. While no group claimed responsibility for the blast, many past bombings have been claimed by...
  • Chennai: Bomb threats to two schools turn out to be hoax September 8, 2014

    Chennai: Hoax bomb threat calls to two schools kept the city police on their toes on Monday. The calls were received at the police control room this morning where the caller claimed that bombs had been planted in two private schools in the city, officials said. ...
  • $7.8 billion needed for reconstruction in Gaza September 4, 2014

    Ramallah: An estimated 7.8 billion dollars is needed for the Gaza Strip to reconstruct after being destroyed during the 50day Israeli offensive on the coastal enclave, a senior Palestinian official said on Thursday. "The direct and indirect losses resulted from the Israeli attack on the Gaza Strip reached 4.4 billion dollars,"...
  • Israeli aircraft bomb Gaza, five Palestinians killed August 23, 2014

    Jerusalem: Israeli aircraft bombed the Gaza Strip on Saturday and Palestinian militants fired rockets at the Jewish state, the military said, with no end in sight to the deadliest violence between the sides in years. Gaza health officials said five people were killed in an Israeli strike on a house in...
  • Google pulls 'Bomb Gaza' game from app store after backlash August 5, 2014

    San Francisco: A mobile game that simulates Israeli attacks on the Gaza Strip and invites users to "drop bombs and avoid killing civilians" has been pulled from Google's app store, a company spokesman said on Monday after a public backlash. "Bomb Gaza," developed by PlayFTW and still available as an app...
  • Allclear given after security alert at White House entrance August 4, 2014

    Washington: The US Secret Service cleared Pennsylvania Avenue in front of the White House earlier on Monday and closed one of its gates for more than an hour after a bombsniffing dog alerted them to a car in a nearby garage. A USSS spokesman later said the allclear was given at...
  • Afghanistan President Karzai's cousin killed in suicide bombing July 29, 2014

    Kandahar: Afghanistan President Hamid Karzai's cousin Hashmat was killed in suicide bombing on Tuesday in Kandahar. Hashmat Karzai was a campaign manager in Kandahar for Ashraf Ghani, one of the two presidential candidates involved in a bitter dispute over fraud that threatens to pitch the country into worsening instability. Hashmat Karzai, who...
  • Five dead in bombing of church in north Nigeria's Kano July 27, 2014

    Kano: At least five people were killed and eight were injured on Friday in a bomb attack on a Catholic church in a mainly Christian area of Kano, the largest city in Nigeria's north, police said. The attack came shortly after the end of mass, police spokesman Frank Mba told AFP:...
  • Assam: One dead, three injured in blast in Goalpara July 23, 2014

    Goalpara: One person has been killed in a blast in Assam on Wednesday morning. Three others were also injured in the blast triggered by suspected militants. The IED blast happened in front of Krishani Police Station in Goalpara district. The bomb, which exploded at about 8:10 AM, was kept in a...
  • Bihar: Close shave for BhubaneshwarNew Delhi Rajdhani Express train after blast on track, no casualties July 23, 2014

    Aurangabad: It was a close shave for the BhubaneshwarNew Delhi Rajdhani Express train when the pilot engine running ahead of the train got derailed near Rafiganj station in Aurangabad in Bihar on Wednesday. No casualties have been reported so far but initial reports suggest that a bomb blast caused the derailment....
  • Overnight attacks in Iraq kill at least 16 people July 21, 2014

    Baghdad: Attacks overnight in two Iraqi cities killed at least 16 people, officials said on Monday as authorities struggle to stop the Sunni militants' offensive that has left huge areas in northern and western Iraq outside of government control. In one of the attacks, mortar rounds rained down on Shiite neighbourhoods...
  • SC acquits all 11 accused in the 1993 Surat bomb blasts case July 18, 2014

    New Delhi: All those convicted in the 1993 Surat bomb blast case have been acquitted by the Supreme Court. Eleven people had been convicted for the JanuaryFebruary 1993 blasts in Gujarat's Surat, in which one woman was killed and several people injured. A twojudge bench of Justice TS Thakur and Justice...
  • Man arrested for making hoax bomb threat call July 13, 2014

    A 19yearold youth was arrested in Indore on July13 for allegedly making a hoax call to police a week ago about a bomb being planted in Jodhpurbound Ranthambor Express. The youth, Jitendra Johri, had called up Police Control Room on July 7 by identifying himself as Parabhakar and told them that...
  • IED blast in Imphal injures seven July 12, 2014

    Imphal: An IED blast rocked west Imphal on Saturday morning injuring as many as seven people. Amongst the injured is also a child. Reports say that the attack was carried out by terrorists who were targeting security personnel in the area. This is the second such incident in a month's time....
  • Security tightened in Faizabad district court after attack July 11, 2014

    A day after firing and bomb attack on the district court premises in Faizabad, local administration on July 10 beefed up the security in the area. Security has been tightened in the court and adjoining premises of the District Magistrate office, including the office of Faizabad Divisional Commissioner. "16 CCTV cameras have...
  • Gaza on 'knife edge': UN's Ban July 10, 2014

    United Nations: Gaza is on "a knife edge" and the Middle East faces one of its most serious challenges in years, UN Secretary General Ban Kimoon has said in unusually forthright remarks. Ban said he had spent the day talking with world leaders including Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, Palestinian president...
  • Two injured in three bomb explosions near IndoMyanmar border July 9, 2014

    Imphal: Two persons were injured when three powerful bombs exploded in Kasom Khullen area near the IndoMyanmar border in Ukhrul district of Manipur, officials said on Wednesday. The explosions occurred near the post of 44th battalion post of Assam Rifles on Tuesday. The bombs were allegedly planted by suspected militants to...
  • 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 redcoloured bags that the bomb squad was checking. The...
  • West Baghdad suicide bomb kills four July 7, 2014

    Baghdad: A suicide bomber detonated explosives inside a cafe in a predominantlyShiite neighbourhood in west Baghdad on Monday, killing at least four people, security and medical officials said. The Sunday evening attack struck inside the cafe in the Washash neighbourhood, a police officer and a medical source said, leaving at...
  • Threat call prompts evacuations, bomb search at Harvard University July 6, 2014

    Cambridge: A call from a man claiming to have an assault rifle at Harvard University and to have planted bombs there prompted police on Saturday to evacuate several buildings at the campus and launch a search for explosives, but the area was later declared safe, authorities said. The Ivy League school...
  • Security at 5 North Western Railway stations stepped up after bomb threats July 4, 2014

    Security at five major railway stations under North Western Railway, in Rajasthan were on Friday tightened up following bomb threats at the stations. "The threat was given in a letter which was delivered at the Firozpur railway division office of the Northern Railway. Among, other stations, the sender has named Ganganagar,...
  • Bomb scare: no explosive material found in Delhibound plane July 1, 2014

    Bangalore: A reported bomb threat on a Delhibound Air India plane from Kochi, with 164 people on board, which landed under emergency conditions at the airport, was a hoax, police said on Tuesday. The Airbus 320 (flight AI047) was searched "thoroughly" after its emergency landing late last night and no bomb...