Blue Whale

Youth ‘playing’ Blue Whale Challenge game rescued

BODI<p>Police on Tuesday rescued an agricultural labourer from his residence after he was suspected to have been playing Blue Whale Challenge game.<p>The …

Have directed Internet firms to shut down Blue Whale game: Centre to HC

The Delhi High Court was on Monday informed by the Centre that it has directed internet majors, including Google, Facebook and Yahoo, to shut down in …

Facebook Launches Messenger for Kids Which Parents Get to Control

Facebook on Monday introduced Messenger Kids that will make it easier for children to safely video chat and message with family and friends when they …

Facebook

Japanese whaling video government tried to hide

WARNING - DISTRESSING CONTENT: Bloody footage of whales being harpooned in the Southern Ocean by Japanese whaling boats has been released despite the …

Oceans

Photographer Spotlight: Interview & Tips from Sharon Wormleaton

Photographer Spotligh: Interview with Sharon Wormleaton<p>Rating: 0 based on 0 Ratings<p>November 21, 2017 By Julian Rad<p>Photographer Spotligh: Interview …

Photography

Students need to be made aware about the dangers of online games like Blue Whale: SC

The Supreme Court on 20 November said that awareness needs to be created among students about the dangers of online games like <b>Blue Whale</b> with parents …

Blue Whale Challenge: SC asks states to create awareness among schoolchildren

The Supreme Court on Monday directed all state governments to make school children aware of the dangers posed by virtual dare games like Blue Whale …

SC asks Centre to make kids aware of dangers of games like Blue Whale Challenge, directs chief secretaries to issue guidelines

The Supreme Court on Monday asked the Centre to make children aware of the dangers of games such as the Blue Whale Challenge, media report said. …

India

States must spread awareness on Blue Whale: SC

<b>New Delhi</b>: The Supreme Court on Monday directed the chief secretaries of the states to make all schools across the country aware of the danger of …

Depression, exams may also be causes for children’s suicides: Govt to SC

Even as the Centre is making efforts to crack open the “secret world” of online game Blue Whale, it raised doubts in the Supreme Court if the …

Mumbai: Govandi boy runs away from home, SOS phone call to friend helps cops trace him

The 15-year-old Govandi boy, who had run away from home on October 29 in an attempt to allegedly kill himself, was traced to Nepal thanks to a phone …

Kathmandu

Watch: This chilling recording will remind you that our oceans are still full of mysteries

They called it The Bloop. Back in 1997, a group of marine scientists monitoring the Pacific Ocean recorded a sound no one had ever heard before. The …

World largest offshore drilling platform to make maiden voyage

Chinese-produced offshore drilling platform "Blue Whale II", the world's largest, is set to ship out from Yantai, Shandong Province, reports …

News (China)

ExxonMobil-Vietnam gas project on track for 2019

DANANG, Vietnam: ExxonMobil’s multi-billion dollar Blue Whale gas project with Vietnam is on track for final agreement by 2019, a top company …

South China Sea

Student slits teacher's throat, takes selfie and then kills himself

Moscow police are investigating the murder of a 44-year-old teacher, Sergey Danilov, who was allegedly killed by his student during a lunch break.<p>The …

Selfies

Whale learns same language as dolphins, research finds

A whale that was living close to a pod of bottlenose dolphins has learnt to speak their language, according to new research.<p>Two months after the …

Biological Species

The Long Story: How drive for Aadhaar is affecting poor : Long Story

Sat, 28 Oct 2017<p>On this episode of the Long Story, India Today looks back at major developments in Gujarat ahead of the upcoming Assembly polls in …

India

Mumbai: Cyber forensic experts roped in to trace missing Govandi teen

Following the case of the missing 15-year-old from Govandi, who left home to kill himself as part of an online game, the investigating team has roped …

Crime

Big Pacific — The Blue Whale

From pages 77-79 of <i>Big Pacific</i>:<p>The open expanses of the Big Pacific are home to the largest animal ever known to have existed, the Blue whale. The …

Oceans

Mumbai boy tells parents: Consider me all but dead

<i>Fifteen-year-old leaves note scribbled on newspaper for family; cops find out about game after scanning his online activity</i><p>Even as the police are …

Teen knifed teacher to death, uploaded a selfie with the corpse, then killed himself with a saw

Andrey Emelyannikov uploaded pictures of himself with his teacher's corpse.<p>Sergey Danilov had recently threatened to expel the teenager.<p>The mother of …

Crime

DD to make programme on perils of the Blue Whale challenge

Doordarshan has been directed by the Supreme Court to produce a 10-minute show on the perils of virtual dare games like Blue Whale Challenge within a …

Oceans

Spider Crabs, Squids and More: 5 Fascinating Giants of the Ocean

<i>Evolution paid off in a big way for a crab the size of a kayak, legendary squid and four other species that may shock you with their sheer size.</i><p>The …

Biological Species

YouTube Rules Brazil's Brave New Media World

How a host of zany vloggers became some of the country’s most influential public figures.<p>As in most homes populated by teens and tweens, sharing a roof with an exotic cast of screen idols is part of our family deal. Hence my nodding acquaintance with Brazil’s second most-watched video blogger, …

Brazil

Racer snakes, slug sex, and bat dung mountains: David Attenborough's greatest moments

If there’s one thing all British people can agree on, it’s that David Attenborough, at 91, is a sterling national treasure – although the sole dissenting voice might be that of Attenborough himself, who disavowed the term in a 2009 interview with The Telegraph . ("People like animals, they care for …

Nature

Iranian officials, media warn against Russian game

Iranian media and officials warn parents about Blue Whale, a Russian game that entices players to commit suicide.

Iran

Blue Whale in a Boat: Long-lost Rodin Turns Up in Madison, NJ Town Hall

Share<p>Share<p>Tweet<p>Email<p>Shares 0<p>October 22, 2017; Daily Record (Morris County, NJ)<p>When the Hartley Dodge Foundation hired Mallory Mortillaro in 2014 to …

Nonprofits

How To Keep Your Children Safe From 'Suicidal' Online Games?

How often have you seen your children spending almost all their time playing online games? And do you keep a check what games they are actually …

Entertainment

The YA dystopia boom is over. It’s been replaced by stories of teen suicide.

What it means that 13 Reasons Why is the new Hunger Games.<p>2017 was supposed to be the year of the dystopia. And it is, but not quite in the way that dystopias dominated the cultural conversation just a few years ago.<p>In the early 2010s, young adult dystopias were so prevalent as to be a cliché. They …

Hannah Baker

14-year-old in Lahore found involved in Blue Whale Challenge

<b>LAHORE:</b> The Punjab FIA Cyber Crime Department said on Wednesday that it had tracked down a 14-year-old boy in Lahore engaged in the notorious suicide …

Pakistan