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SC to Govt: Set up panel to block games like Blue Whale

A bench headed by Chief Justice of India Dipak Misra also sought the government’s response on a plea seeking to firewall similar games like Choking game, Salt and Ice Challenge, Fire Challenge, Cutting challenge, Eyeball challenge and Human Embroidery game

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Blue Whale challenge: Class 9 student saved by teacher in Rajasthan

School principal Kamlesh Kumar said the institute had been advising students about the ill-effects of the game in morning prayer sessions. He said the children were also being counselled on the matter.

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Blue Whale challenge: ‘Children engaging in online activities can be dangerous’

We are going towards individualism and independence. The reason is we no longer are able to monitor our children or have time for them; children also dislike questioning and interference.

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Weapons of schools: Buddy policy and suggestions to parents

“We are urging the parents to monitor what games their wards are playing on the mobile. In the school as well if we get any information about any child  even talking about this deadly game , the counsellor is immediately asked to counsel that child and the child’s parents are alerted too,” Harsimran Kaur said.

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Blue Whale challenge: A journey into dark side of internet

The ‘suicide game’ has its origins in Russia where many a ‘death group’ — provoking users to carry out some dangerous tasks — were spotted in 2013 and now the trend has travelled across the world, including India.

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Tips at counselling session in Panchkula: Share, don’t hide

Advisories have been issued about the online game but ignorance is still widespread

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All at sea about Blue Whale Challenge

Even as 10 of Karan’s classmates at DAV Senior Secondary School in Sector 8, Chandigarh, were found hooked to the game, the UT Administration made no effort to ask children how they had got into the game, to check the links they used, and understand how it works

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Three more DAV students say hooked to Blue Whale Challenge, Chandigarh cyber cell brings up hoax angle

Talking to Chandigarh Newsline, Inspector Harinder Sekhon said, “This Blue Whale game could be a hoax. When I asked the child, he told me he had received a pop-up link on Facebook…But when I did that, I found they are all hyperlinks to some other sites, including some pornographic sites.”

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Blue Whale game: Child rights panel members inspect school in Chandigarh, student narrates how he saved friend

A Class VIII student of the Shivalik Public School narrated to child rights panel members how he helped his friend come out of the Blue Whale challenge.

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Blue Whale challenge: Not just teens, even adults falling prey to game

Blue whale challenge: A 35-year-old married woman and a 20-year-old college student claimed that they are addicted to Blue Whale and approached doctors at general hospital, seeking immediate treatment.

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Police forces tell cyber wings to learn more about online game

The Panchkula police consulted experts on Tuesday after the Blue Whale-linked suicide of Karan Thakur. It has learnt that the game has an inbuilt Trojan by which the administrator can delete data, making the police’s task of ascertaining the details even more difficult.

Blue Whale Challenge: Police track Karan’s 11 friends glued to game, send five phones to Gurgaon lab

The Panchkula police on Tuesday confiscated the phones of the four Panchkula friends who were reportedly on the verge of performing the deadly tasks. Along with Karan’s phone, they have been sent to the Digital Investigation Training and Analysis Centre in Gurgaon to analyze the data and retrieve deleted information.

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Blue Whale challenge: Madhya Pradesh government issues advisories to schools

The Blue Whale Challenge game has claimed several lives across the world. It is reportedly an online suicide game in which the players have to perform certain tasks to complete over a period of 50 days.

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Blue Whale Challenge: schools on alert, teachers keep watch on students

After Karan’s parents informed the school about the game, schoolteachers even checked the notebooks of his fellow classmates to see if anyone had made such diagrams as Karan did.

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Blue Whale Challenge victim: I won’t be able to forgive myself for my entire life, says Karan’s father

Some 20 days back, Karan had informed his parents that he was getting addicted to “a game” and specifically asked to see a psychiatrist.