Actually, Bush met Goh Chok Tong....(I think!)
Anyway, yes it was a hoax as the Times of India reported. Where is Jiml1126's post???
Ah. I have the article...
'Osama threat on Delhi a prank'
The Times of India; Nov 10, 2001
BY BISHESHWAR MISHRA
NEW DELHI: The home ministry on Friday issued instructions for high alert around all airports, the Prime Minister's House, the American embassy and the US ambassador's house, following a tip-off from Chennai that terrorists may hijack a Singapore Airlines flight from Kathmandu to Delhi and use it as a missile to target these places.
"We have called for high alert and undertaken the usual drill of tightening security around airports and taken steps packaged as counter measures for hijacking and other contingencies," a senior home ministry official told The Times of India on conditions of anonymity.
From intelligence inputs available here, the official said the tip-off about possible hijacking, however, "appears to be the work of a prankster".
Reportedly faxed messages had been sent from Chennai to some senior officials here and officials at several airports and other places.
"In this charged atmosphere nothing can be taken lightly," a senior official said. However, experts dealing with such sensitive information said they were "90 per cent certain" that the tip-off was a hoax, meant to cause panic and confusion.
According to AFP, in Kathmandu, Nepal imposed strict security around the international airport on Friday after receiving information that a cell linked to Osama Bin Laden was planning to hijack a Singaporean airliner and crash it into New Delhi, officials said.
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