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

<i>By Anindita Mishra</i><p>Indian parents are waking up to this new online threat to their kids: ‘The Blue Whale Challenge’ which in extreme situations leads …

Parenting

Blue Whale challenge: These are the five suspected cases in India

By: Express Web Desk | New Delhi |<p>Manoj C Man, Manpreet, Ankan Dey are the alleged victims of Blue Whale challenge in India (Twitter)<p>The notorious …

India

Blue Whale Challenge is not a hoax: 6 cases reported from different parts of India

The news of Kerala teen killing himself, trying to complete the Blue Whale Challenge as per his mother, has triggered discussion and debate on the …

Oceans

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

<b>New Delhi:</b> Games like Blue Whale, that has been provoking youths to commit suicide are "completely unacceptable", Union Electronics and Information …

India

Morning Brief: Modi’s Vision 2022 Welcomed; Strengthening Coast Guard; Religious Smart City Plan Blocked

<i>Good morning, dear reader! Here’s your morning news and views brief for today.</i><p><b>Modi Government’s Vision 2022 Backed:</b> The Confederation of Indian …

India

Parents can track whether their children are fishing for Blue Whale: Here’s how

The government of India may have asked internet majors Google, Facebook, Yahoo, Twitter and Instagram to remove all links of the lethal online game …

Danielle Morrill

Father-daughter duo crack big mysteries with tiny numbers

Hamsa and Thanu Padmanabhan have been working on this for three yearsTwo of the most mysterious numbers in the universe have now been explained by a …

Space Science

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

<b>New Delhi:</b> A PIL was on Wednesday moved in Delhi High Court seeking directions to internet companies like Google, Facebook and Yahoo to take down the …

India

Govt asks internet majors to remove Blue Whale links

Government has directed internet majors — Google, Facebook, Whatsapp, Instagram, Microsoft and Yahoo — to immediately remove the links of dangerous …

India News

Blue Whale challenge: Kerala boy committed suicide after ‘playing’ fatal game, claims grieving mother

By: Express Web Desk | New Delhi |<p>The Blue Whale challenge is said to be a fatal game in which player are given certain tasks to complete for a …

India

Blue Whale Challenge: Banning is not practical, deeper psychological issues need to be addressed

The four-year old, sinister, online game called the <i>Blue Whale Challenge</i>, which presents players with a list of 50 tasks to be performed ending with …

India

Blue Whale Challenge: Centre asks Google, Facebook and other social media platforms to remove game

The Ministry of Electronics and Information Technology said that there had been instances of suicides while playing the game.<p>The Centre on Tuesday …

Social Media

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

<b>New Delhi</b>: Union minister Maneka Gandhi has written to home and IT ministers, asking them to remove the online game 'Blue Whale Challenge' from …

India

DNA Evening Reads | Cong reacts to PM's I-Day message; Centre calls for immediate shut down of Blue Whale challenge and more

PM Narendra Modi , Donald Trump agree to new dialogue mechanism<p>President Donald Trump and Prime Minister Narendra Modi have agreed to enhance peace …

India

Police Suspect That The Death Of A 14-Year-Old Bengal Boy Is Linked To Blue Whale Challenge

A 14-year-old boy allegedly committed suicide at his house in Keshpur in Bengal's West Midnapore district on Saturday to meet the conditions of the …

West Bengal

West Bengal: 'Blue Whale challenge' claims another life, class 10 student commits suicide

In yet another incident, a class 10 student hailing from West Bengal allegedly committed suicide by suffocating himself on Saturday, following …

India News

Blue Whale Challenge Claims Another Victim in India, 15-Year-Old Boy in Bengal Found Dead

VagaBomb<p>article<p>https://www.vagabomb.com/Blue-Whale-Challenge-Claims-Another-Victim-in-India-15-Year-Old-Boy-in-Bengal-Found-Dead/<p>This is the fourth …

West Bengal

Is 15-year-old Jalgaon teen latest Blue Whale game suicide victim?

Another child is suspected to have fallen victim to the Blue Whale Challenge. A 15-year-old boy from Jalgaon allegedly committed suicide four days …

Kerala CM writes to PM Narendra Modi to ban online 'Blue Whale' game

Kerala Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan urged the Centre to take immediate steps to ban the online Blue Whale game in the country "to save precious …

India

Sarahah: Here's all you want to know about internet's latest rage

Don't judge us. We had to try Sarahah out — if just for the sake of journalism — to help capture a moment in time for posterity. Okay, maybe not. …

Mom believes severely burned 11-year-old daughter was victim of social media-fuelled prank

Jamoneisha Merritt, 11, went to sleep Sunday night, near another young girl she believed to be her friend. Now the young girl doesn’t know what she …

Canadian News

Former BJP corporator, son booked for manhandling cops in Dombivli

<i>Representational picture</i><p>A former BJP corporator was booked along with his son for allegedly manhandling on duty policemen in Dombivli area in Thane, …

Policing

Another Blue Whale Challenge Victim? Shock After Indore Student Tries To Jump Off Building

A 13-year-old boy on Thursday tried to jump off the third floor of his school in Indore, but fellow students thwarted his attempt. The boy is a …

Why midsize animals are the fastest

Speed has its limits — on the open road and the Serengeti. Midsize animals tend to be the speedsters, even though, in theory, the biggest animals …

Animals

Class 9 boy on way to finish ‘Blue Whale’ challenge rescued

A 14-year-old boy from Solapur, who left home to complete a task given to him in the online game ’Blue Whale Challenge’, was rescued by the police on …

FACT CHECK: Did This Blue Whale Swim Underneath a Row Boat?

CLAIM<p>A photograph shows a blue whale swimming beneath a row boat.<p>RATING<p>FALSE<p>ORIGIN<p>In July 2017, an image showing a large blue whale swimming …

Fact Checking

Indore boy attempts suicide to ‘complete Blue Whale Challenge’

A class 7 student from Indore on Thursday tried to commit suicide by jumping off the third floor of his school building apparently by taking up the …

Solapur boy suspected of playing Blue Whale game saved just in time

Solapur 14-year-old leaves home with mum's mobile phone and a bag at 6 am. Parents discover him missing an hour later and panic<br>A Solapur teen, …

Oceans

The 'Hot Water Challenge' Has Kids Assaulting Each Other for Likes

Uh, don't do this.<p>Though it sounds like a plot element jacked from a <i>Clockwork Orange</i>-esque, dystopian novel, recent footage has surfaced online of …

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The ‘Human Embroidery’ Trend Has A Cult Following In China And It Is Worrying

[Click here to view the video in this article] <br>Online users have in recent weeks been posting pictures on social media of patterns embroidered onto …