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Blue Whale Challenge: Rajasthan teacher saves student from killing himself; boy claims 3 other classmates also playing game
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Blue Whale Challenge: Rajasthan teacher saves student from killing himself; boy claims 3 other classmates also playing game

A class 9 student of Rajasthan's Jhunjhunu district who had reached advanced stages of the 'Blue Whale Challenge' was prevented from taking the fatal plunge

Blue Whale challenge: Chhattisgarh police launch probe as number of cases rise
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Blue Whale challenge: Chhattisgarh police launch probe as number of cases rise

Chhattisgarh Police has launched a probe into a number of cases suspected to be linked to the Blue Whale challenge in various districts of the state

Blue Whale challenge: Lucknow bans mobile phones in schools, asks guardians to monitor children
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Blue Whale challenge: Lucknow bans mobile phones in schools, asks guardians to monitor children

Use of smart phones by children in schools has been banned in the state capital by the Education Department here in a bid to keep them away from the 'Blue Whale Challenge'

Blue Whale challenge: 14-year-old boy from Uttar Pradesh hangs himself in another suspected case
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Blue Whale challenge: 14-year-old boy from Uttar Pradesh hangs himself in another suspected case

4-year-old boy allegedly hanged himself in his room here and police were probing if the incident is linked to the Blue Whale Challenge,

Puducherry CM V Narayanasamy will bring in legislation to curb the Blue Whale Challenge menace
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Puducherry CM V Narayanasamy will bring in legislation to curb the Blue Whale Challenge menace

Citing reports of young students allegedly committing suicide after playing Blue Whale Challenge, the CM said it should be curbed soon.

Blue whale challenge: Assam police issues advisory to parents after boy injures self to finish game
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Blue whale challenge: Assam police issues advisory to parents after boy injures self to finish game

Blue Whale spreading its tentacles fast, Assam Police on Wednesday issued an advisory to parents and elders of families to monitor and regulate the online surfing activity

As Blue Whale Challenge spreads in Kerala, teachers, parents and politicians gear up for long and arduous fight
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As Blue Whale Challenge spreads in Kerala, teachers, parents and politicians gear up for long and arduous fight

Nithin Jose (name changed at request), a third semester degree student at a prominent college in Thiruvananthapuram, Kerala, could not control his curiosity when one of his friends shared a link on Facebook: The Blue Whale Challenge.

Pink Whale Challenge: A kinder twin to the hurtful, suicide-inducing Blue Whale Challenge
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Pink Whale Challenge: A kinder twin to the hurtful, suicide-inducing Blue Whale Challenge

Available on Android and iOS, this game, unlike its satanic twin, features challenges which lean towards kindness and loving oneself.

CBSE board sees censorship and digital surveillance as key to promoting safe internet use in schools
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CBSE board sees censorship and digital surveillance as key to promoting safe internet use in schools

The CBSE board has issued a circular that sets standards and guidelines for the creation of a safe environment in which students can use IT.

Blue Whale Challenge: Goa police issues advisory to install parental control software
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Blue Whale Challenge: Goa police issues advisory to install parental control software

Goa Police to issue a formal advisory to parents on safeguarding their wards from playing the Blue Whale online game

Blue Whale Challenge: Centre’s call for ban on the game is a good political statement, but it's not feasible
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Blue Whale Challenge: Centre’s call for ban on the game is a good political statement, but it's not feasible

Cyber security gurus opine that although the move to ban the game makes for a good political statement, it is hardly feasible.

Blue Whale Challenge: Banning is not practical, deeper psychological issues need to be addressed
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Blue Whale Challenge: Banning is not practical, deeper psychological issues need to be addressed

While schools and parents are still trying to wrap their heads around this phenomenon, government bodies are calling for a ban of the online game.