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Delhi man held for making hoax call about bomb on plane

After boarding the flight with his father, Deep made the call to the PCR saying that there was a bomb on the plane, a senior police officer said.

published on : 14th June 2021

Bomb scare at Maharashtra secretariat turns out to be hoax; farmer held

Teams of police personnel along with the Bomb Detection and Disposal Squad reached the spot and conducted a search operation, but it turned out to be a hoax call.

published on : 30th May 2021

Maharashtra: Man upset with airline makes hoax bomb call, arrested

The accused was reportedly upset as he wanted to go home urgently to meet his pregnant wife but his ticket PNR status was not updated and airline staff asked him to get another one.

published on : 28th March 2021

Tamil Nadu: Bomb threat call to Tiruchy airport turns out to be hoax

The airport conducted the Bomb Threat Assessment Committee meeting and discussed the message passed on by the caller with CISF, police and other members.

published on : 1st February 2021

Debunked COVID-19 myths survive online, despite facts

From speculation that the coronavirus was created in a lab to hoax cures, an overwhelming amount of false information clung to COVID-19 as it circled the globe in 2020.

published on : 19th December 2020

Assam doctor claims Covid-19 a ‘hoax’, files FIR with CBI

He requested the agency to take steps to ensure that people do not suffer in the name of the hoax. The CBI has not yet responded to the FIR.

published on : 26th June 2020

Man arrested for making bomb hoax call to DMK headquarters 

The arrested man, identified as Ganeshan, confessed that he was in an inebriated condition when he made the call.

published on : 29th November 2019

Remember the Goa 'nude party'? it's a hoax, planned by dropout techie

Mehta was arrested after a multi-state chase by the Crime Branch of the Goa Police, which had been tasked to investigate the origins of the nude party posters which went viral on the social media.

published on : 30th September 2019

Don't rely on 'hoax leaked CBSE papers', report to CBSE: HRD ministry

CBSE had already issued public notices alerting about fake question papers of Hindi Elective, Sanskrit and Political Science, which were circulating on social media.

published on : 2nd April 2018