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This card game can help you learn about species

Participants who played the Phylo game were not just remembering iconic species like the blue whale and sea otter, but things like phytoplankton, zooplankton and mycorrhizal fungi.

Jul 18, 2019, 17:40 PM IST

Parents! Beware of WhatsApp-based 'Momo Game' challenge, Blue Whale's successor

A college girl on Tuesday filed a complaint with the police about an unknown caller who allegedly tried to incite her into participating in 'Momo Game' challenge.

Aug 22, 2018, 14:06 PM IST

After Blue Whale, Momo WhatsApp ‘suicide game’ spreads panic

The Momo WhatsApp challenge has become a cause of concern for authorities in the Latin American region.


Aug 06, 2018, 16:34 PM IST

Japan killed 330 whales for 'research' in 2017/18, 122 were pregnant: Report

Japan has committed itself to not hunting whales for commercial purposes but critics say killing for research would eventually mean selling of the meat - a commercial process.

May 30, 2018, 11:54 AM IST

SC junks plea against Blue Whale Challenge as Centre says can’t regulate it

The Supreme Court on Monday disposed of petition against the Blue Whale Challenge after the central government argued that it was not possible to regulate the game.

Nov 20, 2017, 13:34 PM IST

Block 'life-threatening' online games like Blue Whale: SC to Centre

With dangerous online games like Blue Whale claiming several innocent lives in the recent past, the Supreme Court has directed the Centre to constitute a panel of experts to block such life-threatening games.

Oct 14, 2017, 07:16 AM IST

Consider taking steps to firewall games like Blue Whale, SC tells govt

The Supreme Court on Friday asked the government to consider forming an expert committee to create firewalls for virtual games like Blue Whale.

Oct 13, 2017, 12:59 PM IST

Pakistani college girls expelled after 'Blue Whale' scare

The administration of the Government Girls Degree College in Pind Dadan Khan Jhelum, 300 kms from Lahore, expelled two intermediate girl students on Friday after detecting self- inflicted injuries on their arms.

Sep 30, 2017, 16:30 PM IST

Beware! Fake Blue Whale apps, malware may be stealing your personal info

If cyber experts are to be believed, a number of fictitious Blue Whale gaming apps and malware are still available on the internet which lure users to download them and in the process steal their personal information

Sep 28, 2017, 07:03 AM IST

'I don't deserve this life': Blue Whale victim's heartbreaking message

A seventeen-year-old boy was found hanging from the ceiling fan at his residence in  Haryana's Panchkula town. 

Sep 26, 2017, 09:20 AM IST

Scared to end life, Blue Whale-possessed student writes in exam

A young boy in Madhya Pradesh's Raigarh district, who became frightened of the final task of Blue Whale game of committing suicide, revealed his distress in his answer-sheet.

Sep 22, 2017, 02:37 AM IST

Deadly Blue Whale Challenge grips teenagers in Pakistan

Islamabad, Sep 15 (IANS) The Blue Whale Challenge has reportedly struck Pakistani teenagers as several have admitted to suffer from severe depression after playing the macabre online game, the heal

Sep 15, 2017, 12:01 PM IST

Gujarat government to give cash reward to find out Blue Whale curators

"If anybody provides information on its curator/administrator, he will be given Rs 1 lakh reward and his name will be kept secret," he said.


Sep 07, 2017, 23:57 PM IST

Blue Whale: 12 rescued, alert sounded across Assam

The police also organized awareness meetings involving parents and school authorities, state Parliamentary Affairs Minister Chandra Mohan Patowary told the state assembly on Wednesday.

Sep 06, 2017, 19:25 PM IST

Blue Whale: Odisha police issues advisory to cops, parents and teachers

The principals and headmasters have been urged to convene parents-teachers meetings to sensitise the parents and launch an awareness campaign among the students in their educational institutions.

Sep 06, 2017, 18:16 PM IST

Blue Whale horror strikes again! Rescued Jodhpur girl attempts suicide again by consuming sleeping pills

A 17-year-old girl, who was on Monday rescued by policemen and divers as she was about to finish the Blue Whale challenge in Rajasthan's Jodhpur, on Wednesday reportedly attempted to claim her life for the second time. 

Sep 06, 2017, 13:24 PM IST

Blue Whale: 2 teens hospitalised, monitoring committee set up

Gauhati Medical College Hospital Superintendent R Talukdar said the two teenagers, aged between 16 and 17 years, have been admitted to the psychiatry department of the hospital and were given counselling.

Sep 01, 2017, 23:01 PM IST

Blue Whale game suspected in death of MBA student

According to a college mate, Borha had invited some of this friends in Assam to play the Blue Whale game.

Sep 01, 2017, 16:37 PM IST

Scientists debunk theories about ancient whales being gentle giants, say they were predators – Read

They found that teeth in ancient baleen whales, the ancestors of the Southern Right and Blue whale, were different to the present-day and were instead much sharper. 

Aug 30, 2017, 12:09 PM IST

Blue Whale Challenge: Delhi HC seeks FB, Google, Yahoo's response on plea to remove game links

In addition, response of Centre and Delhi Police was also invited on petition seeking direction to Internet firms to immediately remove links of the online game.

Aug 22, 2017, 15:59 PM IST