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Blue Whale Challenge: 17-year-old Russian girl arrested for 'masterminding' deadly suicide game
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Blue Whale Challenge: 17-year-old Russian girl arrested for 'masterminding' deadly suicide game

A 17-year-old Russian girl, an alleged administrator of the deadly Blue Whale suicide challenge, was arrested from the Khabarovsk Krai region in south-east Russia

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.

Blue Whale Challenge claims first victim in Tamil Nadu: 19-year-old Madurai student commits suicide
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Blue Whale Challenge claims first victim in Tamil Nadu: 19-year-old Madurai student commits suicide

A 19-year-old college student from Madurai committed suicide on Wednesday by hanging himself inside his house, allegedly as a task of Blue Whale challenge

Blue Whale suicide attempt by engineering student thwarted in West Bengal
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Blue Whale suicide attempt by engineering student thwarted in West Bengal

A student was stopped from killing himself in West Bengal after his college authorities alerted the CID about his involvement in the Blue Whale Challenge.

Blue Whale challenge claims first victim in Uttar Pradesh: 13-year-old hangs self in Hamirpur
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Blue Whale challenge claims first victim in Uttar Pradesh: 13-year-old hangs self in Hamirpur

The fatal online Blue Whale game has claimed its first victim in Uttar Pradesh's Hamirpur district, police said on Monday.

Odisha police asks authorities to take steps to scrub the Blue Whale game from social media
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Odisha police asks authorities to take steps to scrub the Blue Whale game from social media

Odisha Police has asked all district police authorities to take steps for removal of the deadly 'Blue Whale Challenge' online game from social media.

Odisha Police directs all state districts to remove 'Blue Whale Challenge' from social media
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Odisha Police directs all state districts to remove 'Blue Whale Challenge' from social media

Odisha police has asked all district police authorities to remove from social media the 'Blue Whale Challenge', an online game which allegedly claimed several lives of children in the country.

Blue Whale Challenge: Uttar Pradesh Police steps up vigil, calls for action against administrators
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Blue Whale Challenge: Uttar Pradesh Police steps up vigil, calls for action against administrators

The Uttar Pradesh police on Tuesday issued directives to police chiefs of all districts to ban the internet-based game that has been linked to several deaths of children worldwide.

Blue Whale Challenge: Delhi HC asks Facebook, Google, Yahoo and others for responses to MeITY directive by 28 August
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Blue Whale Challenge: Delhi HC asks Facebook, Google, Yahoo and others for responses to MeITY directive by 28 August

The Delhi High Court today sought the response of Facebook, Google and Yahoo on a plea to direct them to take down the links of Blue Whale Challenge

Blue Whale Challenge: Haryana organisation has asked schools to counsel students about the risks of the game
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Blue Whale Challenge: Haryana organisation has asked schools to counsel students about the risks of the game

HCPC has issued an advisory to all private and government schools in the state to counsel students about the risk of 'Blue Whale Challenge'

Blue Whale Challenge: Haryana tells all private and govt schools to counsel students
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Blue Whale Challenge: Haryana tells all private and govt schools to counsel students

The Haryana Children Protection Commission (HCPC) has issued an advisory to all private and government schools in the state.

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.

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: Child rights commission asks parents, teachers to be vigilant
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Blue Whale Challenge: Child rights commission asks parents, teachers to be vigilant

NCPCR apex body for child rights has urged parents and teachers to "keep a watch" on children showing abnormal and erratic behaviour due to exposure to Blue Whale game

Blue Whale Challenge: Delhi HC expresses concern over internet game causing children's suicide
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Blue Whale Challenge: Delhi HC expresses concern over internet game causing children's suicide

The Delhi High Court on Thursday expressed concern over children allegedly committing suicide while playing the Blue Whale Challenge, an internet suicide game, that has been allegedly linked to the deaths of several children worldwide.

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: Ravi Shankar Prasad says games provoking youths to commit suicide 'totally unacceptable'
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Blue Whale Challenge: Ravi Shankar Prasad says games provoking youths to commit suicide 'totally unacceptable'

Games like Blue Whale are "completely unacceptable", Union Electronics and Information Technology Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad said on Wednesday.

Blue Whale Challenge: PIL in Delhi HC seeks to remove online links of game
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Blue Whale Challenge: PIL in Delhi HC seeks to remove online links of game

A PIL was on Wednesday moved in Delhi High Court seeking directions to internet companies like Google, Facebook and Yahoo to take down the links of 'Blue Whale', a challenge-based suicide game that has been allegedly linked to deaths of several children worldwide.

Blue Whale Challenge: Teaching kids to deal with peer pressure is more meaningful than a ban
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Blue Whale Challenge: Teaching kids to deal with peer pressure is more meaningful than a ban

“What is the Blue Whale Challenge? Is it a game or an app? How can I know if my child is playing it?", these are the questions at the top of parents' minds.

Blue Whale Challenge: Kerala Police begins probe in teen's death, who was alleged to have played the game
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Blue Whale Challenge: Kerala Police begins probe in teen's death, who was alleged to have played the game

The police action came after the Class XI student's parents, who live on the city outskirts, registered a complaint earlier this week that their 16-year-old son committed suicide on 26 July