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  • Dallas man arrested after playing an ill-fated casket prank on his sister October 1, 2014

    Dallas: A Texas man suspected of stealing a casket to play a prank on his sister by making her think he had dug up their dead father was arrested after she called police, police said on Tuesday. Once Dallas police received the call from the sister who was concerned about what...
  • Australian Radio station prank leads to nurse's death, donates USD 550,000 to her family September 13, 2014

    Melbourne: An Australian radio station, which aired a prank on an Indiaborn nurse who later took her life after the broadcast of the prank, has donated USD 550,000 to her family to help them rebuild their lives. Southern Cross Austereo said it was donating the money to a trust fund...
  • Watch: The 'baap' of all horrifying pranks? Giant mutant spiderdog chases petrified victims of joke down deserted subway September 5, 2014

    If you were afraid of spiders before, you will never be able to leave your bed after you see this video. Only Satan's best friend will think up a prank like this. Unsuspecting strangers on an empty stretch of a road and a deserted subway find themselves encountering a monster. A...
  • Watch: 'I'm only joking mate!' South African fast bowler Dale Steyn terrifies teammate Quinton de Kock with onfield prank September 4, 2014

    South African fast bowler Dale Steyn recently pulled a prank on his teammate and wicketkeeper Quinton de Kock on field. De Kock was approaching Steyn for a highfive after a catch when Steyn, senior to De Kock by 10 years, absolutely terrified him by pretending to be angry. The rest of...
  • Watch what happens when a guy approaches a kind stranger for a cigarette and then does the stupidest thing in the world August 11, 2014

    This has to be the stupidest prank in the world. A guy approaches several strangers for a cigarette. They kindly lend him one. And then he proceeds to calmly shred it to bits. Moral of the story: Never upset smokers. They are a mean bunch and they can beat you...
  • Watch: In the first ever successful kissing prank in India, these two boys got kissed by every girl they walked up to! July 18, 2014

    Would you imagine girls kissing you for playing a prank on them? These two boys set out to prank girls by telling them they'd write their names, if they got it right the girls would have to kiss them on the cheek, and if they got it wrong they'd pay...
  • Amitabh Bachchan turns prankster, scares Sarika on the sets of 'Yudh' June 23, 2014

    Mumbai: Veteran actress Sarika has gone on record to say that her prime reason to take up TV show "Yudh" was the attraction of working with megastar Amitabh Bachchan again! But little did she know he would pull a prank on her on the sets. If a source from the...
  • Watch: Would you help a man stabbed and left to die in public? This shocking social experiment holds a mirror to Indian society May 30, 2014

    A humanity experiment was conducted to see if Indians helped a man stabbed and left to die on a busy thoroughfare. How will people react to someone getting harassed and stabbed in public by two goons, actor Varun Pruthi asks in the description of his video channel. The result came...
  • Watch: How many friends will come to your help when you call them at 4 AM? Especially if you spook them with a scary prank? May 28, 2014

    If you've called a friend at 4 AM in the morning and no one came to your help, it's probably because you spooked them the last time they tried to do you a good turn. An Airtel ad that's doing the rounds online shows a guy calling all his friends...
  • Scariest prank ever or abuse of kindness? Helpful strangers scared by 'abandoned child' who reveals her demonic face to them May 19, 2014

    Several helpful strangers are seen approaching a crying girl hiding her face in her hands, sitting forlornly by the roadside. When they bend down to ask if she's okay, she looks up and the strangers run away screaming, clearly scared witless by what they've seen. A video joke, being called the...
  • It's a miracle he didn't die of fright! Watch: Friends pull epic paranormal prank on friend in a car on a lonely road at night May 13, 2014

    There is a reason old friends are the worst in so many ways. They know your weaknesses like nobody's business. This man pulled a revenge prank on his mate on a dark night at a lonely stretch of a highway. Two of his other friends are in on this prank....
  • World's scariest prank? The hilarious but terrifying moment a Chucky doll 'comes to life' and chases people down a road April 23, 2014

    A Brazilian TV show decided it will be fun to see how people react to the shock of a scary Chucky doll bursting out of a billboard and chasing terrified passengers down a street. ...
  • Congress, BJP and Aam Aadmi Party join hands to come up with joint manifesto ahead of Lok Sabha election 2014 March 31, 2014

    Fed up with divisive politics cutting into vote share and denting their credibility among a sizeable youth vote bank, India's three main political parties on Tuesday joined hands to launch a combined manifesto that touched upon the 'real' issues that affected the 'aam aadmi', including a revised list of national...
  • Friends pull epic don't drink and drive prank, convince man he was in coma for 10 years December 10, 2013

    The concerned friends of an alcoholic decide to teach him a lesson after his fifth DUI. They manage to convince him that he was in coma for 10 years. Watch what happens next. ...
  • Bomb hoax delays Indigo flight, passenger says he was 'joking' June 30, 2013

    Raipur: A bomb hoax on a KolkataIndore Indigo flight at Swami Vivekananda Airport at Mana here sent authorities into a tizzy Sunday morning. The flight was delayed by about three hours after a passenger claimed that a bomb had been kept in the aircraft. Airport Director Anil Kumar Rai said the Indorebound...
  • Watch: Obama lets an 8yearold take his place as April Fool's joke April 2, 2013

    US President Barack Obama did not pass a chance to play a prank on April Fool's day. Obama called for a press statement and let an 8yearold take his place! ...
  • Is the April Fool dead? Has the corporate colossus strangled it? April 1, 2013

    London:Satire In the more traditional realm of newsbased fun, Yahoo's French website led its front page with the announcement that, to save money, President Francois Hollande would move his offices from the Elysee Palace to one of Paris's grittier suburbs. "Nesta Vowles" had a story in Britain's Daily Mail about owls being...
  • Google announces Gmail Blue on April Fool's Day April 1, 2013

    New Delhi: Quite like on April 1 every year, Google has lined up a series of April Fool's Day hoaxes. Google released a YouTube clip declaring that the world's most popular video website will shut down till 2023 and also announced its olfactory new feature Google Nose. Google has introduced...
  • Stop making prank calls, I&B Ministry warns FM RJs February 12, 2013

    New Delhi: Taking strong exception to certain private FM radio stations making unsolicited calls to people and invading their privacy, the Information and Broadcasting Ministry has asked these operators to refrain from such pranks. "It has also been brought to the notice of MIB that some FM operators are making unsolicited...
  • Watch: A car driven by an invisible driver January 12, 2013

    24yearold Rahat Hussain from New York has become star of a prank and an Internet sensation because of his video on how to become invisible while driving. Watch him scare people by a car apparently being driven by nobody! ...
  • Royal hoax call: UK prosecutors consider charges December 23, 2012

    London: British detectives investigating the death of a nurse found hanged after she took a prank phone call at a hospital treating Prince William's pregnant wife Kate have passed an evidence file to prosecutors, police said on Saturday. Public prosecutors must decide whether the case is strong enough to bring...
  • Hoax call: Nurse's body reaches Mangalore December 16, 2012

    Mangalore: The body of Indianorigin nurse Jacintha Saldanha, who was found hanging at her apartment in London on December 7, has reached Mangalore near her hometown Shirva in coastal Karnataka. Family sources said the nurse would be buried at her hometown on Monday. "The coffin carrying Jacintha's body will...
  • Hoax call death: Family holds mass service for nurse December 15, 2012

    Emotional scenes were witnessed at Westminster Cathedral, which held a mass service for Indianorigin nurse Jacintha Saldanha. Her children remembered as a kindhearted woman and said the void is "unfulfillable". ...
  • Hoax call death: We are shattered, say nurse's children December 15, 2012

    London: "We are shattered and there's an unfillable void in our lives," said the children of Indianorigin nurse Jacintha Saldanha, who was found dead after she was duped by a prank call to the hospital treating the pregnant Duchess of Cambridge. Jacintha, 46, a mother of two from Bristol, was...
  • Hoax call death: 'Nurse slammed RJs in suicide note' December 14, 2012

    The Guardian on Friday revealed the content of the three suicide notes left behind by Indianorigin nurse Jacintha Saldanha, who was found dead a day after receiving a prank call by two Australian radio presenters who impersonated Queen Elizabeth and Prince Charles seeking to know the details of "their granddaughter"...
  • Fasttrack probe into royal prank call launched December 13, 2012

    Melbourne: Australia's media watchdog on Thursday launched a rare fasttrack probe into the broadcast of a prank call by a Sydneybased radio station to a UK hospital treating pregnant Princess Kate that led to the death of an Indianorigin nurse. The hoax sparked global condemnation and the Australian Communications and Media...
  • There is no direct connection between the RJs' call and Jacintha's death: PN Vasanti December 13, 2012

    Jacintha Saldanha, a 46yearold nurse of Indian origin in the UK, reportedly committed suicide after falling victim to a prank by Australian radio jockeys Mel Greig and Michael Christian of 2Day FM. Greig and Christian impersonated the Queen and the Prince of Wales to extract information about the health of...
  • Hoax call: Sorry for the nurse's family, say Australian radio hosts December 11, 2012

    In their first interview after Jacintha Saldanha was found dead following a hoax call, Australian radio hosts said that they are shattered and heart broken by the incident. ...