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What is Momo Challenge?

August 30, 2018 12:16 pm

The Momo Challenge reportedly started on Facebook where members were "challenged" to communicate with an unknown number. It allegedly involves challenges that encourage children to engage in a series of violent acts that end with suicide. 

Project to flag Blue Whale Challenge victims

February 05, 2018 6:17 am

The project, which started in September last year, is being headed by faculty in-charge Professor Ponnurangam Kumaraguru.

Bengaluru: Project aims at flagging potential curators, victims of Blue Whale Challenge

February 04, 2018 3:05 pm

The project would be using Artificial Intelligence-based techniques such as machine learning which throws open other options to developers such as natural language processing, social net analysis and information retrieval to collect cues from social media, the professor said,

Social media sites told not to host dangerous games like Blue Whale challenge: Ravi Shankar Prasad

February 02, 2018 7:24 pm

IT Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad has said that social media platforms must remove dangerous online games like Blue Whale challenge from their services.

Blue Whale Challenge: SC wants Doordarshan to air programme; this is what other courts have ordered

October 27, 2017 11:17 pm

The Blue Whale Challenge is supposedly a suicide game where the participant has to complete a task every day, for a period of 50 days, the final task of which is committing suicide. A number of teen suicides across India has been attributed to the 'deadly' game.

Blue Whale Challenge: SC orders DD, other TV channels to air programme on 'evil impact' of game

October 27, 2017 1:39 pm

The Supreme Court said channels must spread awareness about the hazardous impact of the game through the programme.

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

October 14, 2017 5:39 am

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

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

October 06, 2017 8:17 pm

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.

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

October 02, 2017 6:34 am

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.

Weapons of schools: Buddy policy and suggestions to parents

October 02, 2017 6:22 am

“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.