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Tamil Nadu MLA calls for ban on TikTok; blames media-sharing app for 'degradation of culture'
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Tamil Nadu MLA calls for ban on TikTok; blames media-sharing app for 'degradation of culture'

Blaming TikTok for causing degradation of Tamil Nadu’s culture, MLA Thamimun Ansari raised a request in the state legislature assembly to ban the app

Momo Challenge seemingly claims life of second youth four days after Odisha Police issue advisory
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Momo Challenge seemingly claims life of second youth four days after Odisha Police issue advisory

The game involves adding a phone number, believed to belong to a certain ‘Momo’, who uses an image of a scary face as a profile picture, and sends challenges to the user culminating in a suicide dare.

Odisha Police issues advisory on Momo Challenge; asks parents, teachers to monitor children's behaviour, social media activity
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Odisha Police issues advisory on Momo Challenge; asks parents, teachers to monitor children's behaviour, social media activity

Momo Challenge, an online game, features a grotesque image of a girl with her distorted face and bulging eyes, has made headway in several countries.

West Bengal Police suspects 'Momo Challenge' link to two deaths, take precautionary steps against suicide game
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West Bengal Police suspects 'Momo Challenge' link to two deaths, take precautionary steps against suicide game

The 'Momo Challenge' features a creepy image of a girl with a distorted face and eyes bulging out called the "Mother Bird by Link Factory".

After Blue Whale, new Momo WhatsApp Challenge is triggering suicide among teens
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After Blue Whale, new Momo WhatsApp Challenge is triggering suicide among teens

The challenge is believed to have taken life of a 12-year-old girl in Argentina.

Uttar Pradesh: Class I student attacked in Lucknow's school toilet; victim's condition stable
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Uttar Pradesh: Class I student attacked in Lucknow's school toilet; victim's condition stable

A Class I student was injured when he was allegedly attacked with a sharp-edged weapon in the toilet of a private school here, an incident similar to the killing of a Ryan school student in Gurgaon.

SC asks Centre to make kids aware of dangers of games like Blue Whale Challenge, directs chief secretaries to issue guidelines
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SC asks Centre to make kids aware of dangers of games like Blue Whale Challenge, directs chief secretaries to issue guidelines

The Supreme Court on Monday asked the Centre to make children aware of the dangers of killer games such as blue whale challenge.

SC directs Doordarshan to prepare 10 minute programme on perils of Blue Whale game
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SC directs Doordarshan to prepare 10 minute programme on perils of Blue Whale game

The apex court said the visual medium is most effective and asked Doordarshan to prepare a programme in consultation with the Ministries of WCD and HRD.

Blue Whale Challenge: Supreme Court tells Centre to set up expert panel to firewall game
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Blue Whale Challenge: Supreme Court tells Centre to set up expert panel to firewall game

The Supreme Court on Friday sought the government's response on a plea seeking to firewall virtual games like Blue Whale which has allegedly led to several suicides.

Blue Whale challenge: 26-year-old man attempts suicide by stabbing himself in Tripura
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Blue Whale challenge: 26-year-old man attempts suicide by stabbing himself in Tripura

A man allegedly attempted suicide by stabbing himself under the influence of the Blue Whale game in South Tripura district, police said on Monday

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: Madhya Pradesh education body asks schools to keep students away from online game
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Blue Whale challenge: Madhya Pradesh education body asks schools to keep students away from online game

The Madhya Pradesh Rajya Shiksha Kendra (RSK) has advised the headmasters of all schools to keep the students away from 'Blue Whale Challenge', which allegedly incites players to commit suicide.

Blue Whale Challenge: Teenager commits suicide in Panchkula; parents find suspicious diagrams in diary
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Blue Whale Challenge: Teenager commits suicide in Panchkula; parents find suspicious diagrams in diary

In another case suspected to be linked to the notorious online game Blue Whale Challenge, a 17-year-old boy allegedly hanged himself in Panchkula, police said on Monday.

Blue Whale challenge: MP boy stops just short of suicide, reveals distress in answer sheet instead
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Blue Whale challenge: MP boy stops just short of suicide, reveals distress in answer sheet instead

Amid reports of children ending their life driven by infamous Blue Whale game, a young boy in Madhya Pradesh's Raigarh district

West Bengal teen hospitalised after sustaining injuries while playing the Blue Whale Challenge
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West Bengal teen hospitalised after sustaining injuries while playing the Blue Whale Challenge

Blue Whale Challenge is reportedly a suicide game in which the player is given certain tasks to complete for a period of 50 days and the final task leads to the player committing suicide.

West Bengal teenager hospitalised after injuring herself, confessed to playing Blue Whale Challenge
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West Bengal teenager hospitalised after injuring herself, confessed to playing Blue Whale Challenge

A teenage girl from West Bengal's North 24 Parganas district was hospitalised on Sunday after she was found to have injured herself while playing the deadly online game Blue Whale Challenge, police said.

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

Smriti Irani says New India defined by those who dare to dream, strive on merit
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Smriti Irani says New India defined by those who dare to dream, strive on merit

New India is defined by people who dare to dream and who strive only on the basis on their merit, Minister of Information and Broadcasting Smriti Irani said on Saturday.

Government advisory on the Blue Whale Challenge asks guardians to monitor the online activities of children
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Government advisory on the Blue Whale Challenge asks guardians to monitor the online activities of children

The advisory explained that the the challenge is that an anonymous group administrator hands out 50 tasks to selected players that must be completed.

Blue Whale Challenge: Assam college student attempts suicide, admitted to hospital
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Blue Whale Challenge: Assam college student attempts suicide, admitted to hospital

A second-year college student in Assam attempted to commit suicide by jumping off a building after playing the Blue Whale Challenge game