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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.

Committee set up by government to probe the deaths caused by Blue Whale game
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Committee set up by government to probe the deaths caused by Blue Whale game

A committee computer and other experts has been set up to probe cases of suicide allegedly caused by the Blue Whale challenge game.

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: Pakistan college expels two students after they inflict cuts on their arms
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Blue Whale challenge: Pakistan college expels two students after they inflict cuts on their arms

Two college girls in Pakistan's Punjab province have been expelled after they inflicted cuts on their arms with knives as part of the controversial Blue Whale Challenge game

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

Blue Whale Challenge: Delhi HC seeks Centre's report enlisting steps to ban online game
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Blue Whale Challenge: Delhi HC seeks Centre's report enlisting steps to ban online game

Delhi High Court on Tuesday asked the Centre to submit a list of steps taken to ban the Blue Whale online game that has led to numerous suicides among teens.

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.

Tamil Nadu government issues advisory on the online game Blue Whale Challenge
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Tamil Nadu government issues advisory on the online game Blue Whale Challenge

The Tamil Nadu government issued an advisory on Blue Whale Challenge, asking parents and teachers to keep a close eye on the behaviour of children.

Madras HC requests government to explore possibility of banning the Blue Whale Challenge game
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Madras HC requests government to explore possibility of banning the Blue Whale Challenge game

During the hearing of the matter, the state government informed the court that the student who ended his life here had shared the Blue Whale Challenge game with 75 others.

Blue Whale and fatal attraction for suicide: Govt must make tougher laws, create awareness among parents
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Blue Whale and fatal attraction for suicide: Govt must make tougher laws, create awareness among parents

Another essential factor when dealing with bullying and harassment perpetrated by children is to hold the parents also accountable for their children’s behaviour.

The government needs to approach Blue Whale and other internet induced suicides differently — some suggestions
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The government needs to approach Blue Whale and other internet induced suicides differently — some suggestions

While there are people who say the Blue Whale game is a myth, the fact is that the internet and social media play a role in aiding and inducing suicide.

ICSE in Bengal to sensitise children on internet addiction following Blue Whale game phenomenon
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ICSE in Bengal to sensitise children on internet addiction following Blue Whale game phenomenon

The Association of ICSE Schools in West Bengal will hold a sensitisation workshop on online gaming and internet addiction, covering around 200 schools.

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'

Set up hotline or web portal to receive Blue Whale tip-offs: Nasscom
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Set up hotline or web portal to receive Blue Whale tip-offs: Nasscom

Blue Whale game has administrators assigning dangerous tasks to players, including self-inflicting wounds on the body during a 50-day period.

Will act against social media firms on Blue Whale game: IT minister Ravi Shankar Prasad
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Will act against social media firms on Blue Whale game: IT minister Ravi Shankar Prasad

Govt on 11 August had directed Google, Facebook, Whatsapp, Instagram, Microsoft and Yahoo to immediately remove the links to dangerous online game Blue Whale Challenge, which has led to suicide of children in India and other countries

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.

Blue Whale challenge: Maneka Gandhi writes to Rajnath Singh and RS Prasad over concerns about game
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Blue Whale challenge: Maneka Gandhi writes to Rajnath Singh and RS Prasad over concerns about game

Union minister Maneka Gandhi has written to home and IT ministers, asking them to remove the online game 'Blue Whale Challenge' from social media