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Ivy League schools receive bomb threats, officials say ‘unfounded’

  • Cornell, Columbia and Brown universities were among the Ivy League schools that were alerted. Evacuations were conducted and students were asked to avoid campus until police investigations concluded.
A few Ivy League universities were put on alert over the weekend due to multiple unfounded bomb threats. (Getty/iStockphoto/Representational image)
A few Ivy League universities were put on alert over the weekend due to multiple unfounded bomb threats. (Getty/iStockphoto/Representational image)
Published on Nov 08, 2021 07:10 AM IST
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Security heightened at Delhi airport after cops receive 'bomb threat' e-mail

Delhi: The Security Operations Control Centre (SOCC) at the IGI airport found out that a similar threat message was received in the recent past. The earlier message also carried the names of the same couple and a similar language detailing the bomb threat.
The Indira Gandhi International (IGI) airport at New Delhi (File Photo)
The Indira Gandhi International (IGI) airport at New Delhi (File Photo)
Published on Aug 08, 2021 11:58 AM IST
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Byhindustantimes.com, New Delhi

Student held for threatening to kill classmates, bomb school campus in US

  • The dean of Midwestern University at Glendale contacted authorities in April and reported that the student had sent a message from their phone threatening to bomb the campus.
Citing Glendale Police statement, CNN reported that the student faces four felony counts of computer tampering by using a computer in a course of conduct that threatened, terrorised or tormented specific individuals.
Citing Glendale Police statement, CNN reported that the student faces four felony counts of computer tampering by using a computer in a course of conduct that threatened, terrorised or tormented specific individuals.
Published on Jun 20, 2021 04:44 AM IST
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ANI | , Arizona

Air France flight receives mid-air bomb threat, causes security scare

The plane, traveling from N'Djamena in Chad, was searched after landing in the French capital Paris, and no device was found, Interior Minister Gerald Darmanin announced on Twitter.
An airport source said that the Air France plane parked in a special area reserved for security operations. (File Photo / Representational Image)
An airport source said that the Air France plane parked in a special area reserved for security operations. (File Photo / Representational Image)
Published on Jun 03, 2021 10:49 PM IST
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Hours after blast near Israel embassy, bomb threat call for Tehran flight

The boarding for the flight was put on hold and all 94 passengers were subjected to security checks again, and their luggage was re-scanned.
An airport official, who wished not to be named, said an intelligence input was received around 11pm on Friday following which the boarding process for Flight W5 070 was immediately put on hold.(HT File Photo)
An airport official, who wished not to be named, said an intelligence input was received around 11pm on Friday following which the boarding process for Flight W5 070 was immediately put on hold.(HT File Photo)
Updated on Jan 31, 2021 07:20 AM IST
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ByAnvit Srivastava, New Delhi

Bomb threat to Rajinikanth, Chennai police conduct search operation

As per a news report, an anonymous caller on Thursday afternoon dialed 108 and issued a bomb threat to Rajinikanth.
After a bomb threat to Rajinikanth, Chennai police conducted a search operation.
After a bomb threat to Rajinikanth, Chennai police conducted a search operation.
Updated on Jun 18, 2020 05:42 PM IST
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Hindustan Times, Chennai | ByKarthik Kumar

Uttar Pradesh student threatened to blow up school if not paid ransom, booked

The police was informed immediately and it rushed a bomb disposal squad to the school which has more than 400 students. However, nothing was found in the search.
No explosive was found at the school in search by the bomb disposal squad.(AFP Photo/Representative)
No explosive was found at the school in search by the bomb disposal squad.(AFP Photo/Representative)
Updated on Feb 19, 2020 08:16 PM IST
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Hindustan Times, Bareilly | ByHT Correspondent

Two bomb threats in 24 hours keep Tamil Nadu police busy

A man threatened to blow up the DMK headquarters in a phone call to police on a day when an anonymous email had also threatened to blow up famous Hindu temples in the state.
Bomb squads and sniffer dogs were employed in Tamil Nadu after a caller threatened to blow up DMK office in Chennai.(HT Photo/File/Representative)
Bomb squads and sniffer dogs were employed in Tamil Nadu after a caller threatened to blow up DMK office in Chennai.(HT Photo/File/Representative)
Updated on Nov 28, 2019 10:59 PM IST
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Hindustan Times, Chennai | ByM Manikandan

Man pleads guilty to making false bomb threats to schools in US, Britain

The Department of Justice says Timothy Vaughn of Winston-Salem, North Carolina was a member of the Apophis Squad, a collective of hackers intent on using the internet to sow chaos.
A 21-year-old man has pleaded guilty to sending false shooting and bomb threats to schools in the U.S. and Britain.(AP)
A 21-year-old man has pleaded guilty to sending false shooting and bomb threats to schools in the U.S. and Britain.(AP)
Updated on Nov 26, 2019 07:59 AM IST
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On Chandigarh’s Elante Mall bomb threat, police say it was a hoax

Chandigarh’s Elante Mall bomb threat: Police said they did not find an explosive as claimed by an unidentified caller and were registering a FIR against the person.
A phone call about a bomb in Chandigarh’s Elante mall was received on Monday morning.(Sanjeev Sharma/ HT photo)
A phone call about a bomb in Chandigarh’s Elante mall was received on Monday morning.(Sanjeev Sharma/ HT photo)
Updated on Aug 12, 2019 06:10 PM IST
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Hindustan Times, Chandigarh | ByShub Karman Dhaliwal

Bomb threat delays Global T20 Canada match between Montreal Tigers and Winnipeg Hawks

Montreal Tigers were scheduled to Winnipeg Hawks but security issues led to the start of the match being delayed by 90 minutes.
Montreal Tigers’ George Bailey.(@GT20Canada)
Montreal Tigers’ George Bailey.(@GT20Canada)
Updated on Jul 29, 2019 01:31 PM IST
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Hindustan Times, Delhi | ByHT Correspondent

Air India’s Mumbai-Newark flight lands at London airport after bomb threat

Air India initially tweeted that a bomb threat had prompted the landing but later deleted it, calling the incident a ‘security threat’.
Air India’s Mumbai-Newark flight lands at London Stansted Airport after bomb threat, tweets airline.(HT File)
Air India’s Mumbai-Newark flight lands at London Stansted Airport after bomb threat, tweets airline.(HT File)
Updated on Jun 27, 2019 05:59 PM IST
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London | ByPrasun Sonwalkar

Cops get mail threatening to bomb west UP railway stations

Ghaziabad police sources said the incident is being probed by teams of Uttar Pradesh anti-terrorist squad and the UP Police.
Senior police officers of Ghaziabad, received an email in which the sender threatened to blow up railway stations in western UP.(HT File Photo/Representative image)
Senior police officers of Ghaziabad, received an email in which the sender threatened to blow up railway stations in western UP.(HT File Photo/Representative image)
Published on May 16, 2019 10:12 AM IST
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Hindutan Times, Ghaziabad | ByHT Correspondent

Fighter jets escort flight from Mumbai to Singapore after bomb hoax

The bomb threat was identified as a hoax after the flight safely landed at Changi Airport at around 5.30am (IST). It appears the caller was upset that his mother and son had been allegedly inconvenienced by the staff of Singapore Airlines at CSMIA.
A Singapore-bound flight from Mumbai was escorted by two F-16 jets from Singapore Air Force on Monday night, after a caller claimed there was a bomb on board the plane.(Reuters File Photo)
A Singapore-bound flight from Mumbai was escorted by two F-16 jets from Singapore Air Force on Monday night, after a caller claimed there was a bomb on board the plane.(Reuters File Photo)
Updated on Mar 27, 2019 08:13 AM IST
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Hindustan Times, Mumbai | ByNeha LM Tripathi

Singapore Airline’s Mumbai-Singapore flight receives bomb threat

The flight landed safely at Singapore’s Changi International Airport on Tuesday morning around 8 am local time, Singapore Airlines said.
There were 263 passengers on board the flight had departed from Mumbai airport around 11.50 am on Monday.(REUTERS)
There were 263 passengers on board the flight had departed from Mumbai airport around 11.50 am on Monday.(REUTERS)
Updated on Mar 26, 2019 11:33 AM IST
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CNN New York offices evacuated after ‘bomb threat’, cops say ‘all clear’

Police said a man with a southern accent called CNN just after 10 p.m. Thursday and said five bombs had been placed throughout the facility inside the Time Warner building at Columbus Circle.
New York City police officers stand by near the Time Warner Center in New York Thursday, Dec. 6, 2018, after a bomb threat was called into the building and occupants were evacuated, including CNN employees. Police units swept the building with the NYPD bomb squad on standby. (AP Photo/Craig Ruttle)(AP)
New York City police officers stand by near the Time Warner Center in New York Thursday, Dec. 6, 2018, after a bomb threat was called into the building and occupants were evacuated, including CNN employees. Police units swept the building with the NYPD bomb squad on standby. (AP Photo/Craig Ruttle)(AP)
Updated on Dec 07, 2018 11:39 AM IST
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Donald Trump accused of inciting violence after bomb threats to Barack Obama, Hillary Clinton and others

Critics of Donald Trump accused him of inciting violence after pipe bombs were sent to Barack Obama, Hillary Clinton, CNN and other figures that are loathed by the president’s supporters.
With midterm elections less than two weeks away, Donald Trump reacted on Wednesday to the rapid fire spate of bomb alerts by first calling for unity, but then reverting to attacking the media.(AP)
With midterm elections less than two weeks away, Donald Trump reacted on Wednesday to the rapid fire spate of bomb alerts by first calling for unity, but then reverting to attacking the media.(AP)
Updated on Oct 25, 2018 03:18 PM IST
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High alert after alleged Lashkar letter threatens of attacks in Madhya Pradesh, Rajasthan, Gujarat

The handwritten threat letter allegedly from Maulvi Abu Sheikh, area commander of Lashkar-e-Taiba in Pakistan’s Rawalpindi, was received on September 29 at the office of railway station manager, Jaipur.
Security forces across Madhya Pradesh were on high alert Saturday following a letter allegedly from the Lashkar-e-Taiba warning of attacks across the state and neighbouring Rajasthan and Gujarat on October 20 and November 9 ( Representative photo)(HT File Photo/Representative image)
Security forces across Madhya Pradesh were on high alert Saturday following a letter allegedly from the Lashkar-e-Taiba warning of attacks across the state and neighbouring Rajasthan and Gujarat on October 20 and November 9 ( Representative photo)(HT File Photo/Representative image)
Updated on Oct 20, 2018 10:39 PM IST
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Hindustan Times, Bhopal/Jabalpur | ByMonica Pandey

Bomb threat: Security beefed up at UP, Uttarakhand railway stations

Railway stations in Uttar Pradesh and Uttarakhand have been put on high alert after an anonymous bomb threat letter was received by the government railway police in Haridwar.
Police checking drive at Aligarh railway station after bomb threat.(Mahipal Singh/HT Photo)
Police checking drive at Aligarh railway station after bomb threat.(Mahipal Singh/HT Photo)
Published on Oct 10, 2018 12:15 PM IST
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Hindustan Times, Lucknow | ByHT Correspondent, Lucknow

Jaipur choreographer late for Mumbai flight, makes hoax bomb call to IndiGo

The bomb threat on Mumbai-bound IndiGo flight was declared a hoax after authorities carried out a probe.
A Mumbai-bound IndiGo flight received a bomb threat on Tuesday. It was declared a hoax after authorities carried out probe.(File Photo/For Representation)
A Mumbai-bound IndiGo flight received a bomb threat on Tuesday. It was declared a hoax after authorities carried out probe.(File Photo/For Representation)
Updated on Jun 19, 2018 01:19 PM IST
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Hindustan Times, Jaipur | ByManoj Ahuja

Flight escorted to Singapore by fighter jets after passenger makes bomb threat

The flight was bound for Hat Yai in Thailand and landed safely at the city-state’s Changi Airport.
A Scoot Boeing 787 Dreamliner is displayed at the Singapore Airshow at Changi Exhibition Centre.(Reuters File Photo)
A Scoot Boeing 787 Dreamliner is displayed at the Singapore Airshow at Changi Exhibition Centre.(Reuters File Photo)
Updated on Apr 05, 2018 04:55 PM IST
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AFP, Singapore | ByHT Correspondent

Kolkata-bound Air India flight grounded at Delhi after bomb threat

Officials said sanitisation drills on the flight are on and all 248 passengers and 11 crew members have been de-boarded.
A call threatening to bring down the Kolkata-bound flight was received at Mumbai airport at about 2:45pm.(AFP File Photo)
A call threatening to bring down the Kolkata-bound flight was received at Mumbai airport at about 2:45pm.(AFP File Photo)
Published on Mar 28, 2018 06:36 PM IST
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