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Assam student commits suicide for not being allowed to play PUBG game

The deceased was a 15-year-old student of Faculty Higher Secondary School, Amingaon, and hailed from Bhaskar Nagar area in Guwahati.

Jun 13, 2019, 18:33 PM IST

Tamil Nadu Muslim League wants ban on PUBG, says game offends Islamic sentiments

In its complaint, the Islamic body has compared PUBG to deadly online games like Blue Whale Challenge. 

Jun 04, 2019, 22:20 PM IST

Bizarre! UAE woman seeks divorce from husband after he stops her from playing PUBG

Meanwhile, back home in India, several similar bizarre cases of people addicted to PUBG and other games have been reported as well.

May 01, 2019, 08:28 AM IST

Holika Dahan: JeM Chief Masood Azhar, PUBG game effigies to be burnt in Mumbai

People often come up with unique ideas to celebrate festivals and something unique was seen in Mumbai this year. An effigy of Jaish-e-Mohammad chief Masood Azhar and PUBG was seen in the city. Effigies to be lit as part of the Hindu festival of Holika Dahan.

Mar 20, 2019, 16:36 PM IST

Holika Dahan: Seeking ban on PUBG, Mumbai brothers to burn effigy of mobile game

This comes over a month after an 18-year-old boy allegedly committed suicide by hanging himself after he had an argument with his family members over buying a new mobile phone for playing PUBG

Mar 20, 2019, 09:10 AM IST

Two youth playing PUBG mowed down by train in Maharashtra's Hingoli

Player Unknown's Battlegrounds, popularly called PUBG, is an online multi-player game of South Korean origin which experts have said is highly addictive. 

Mar 18, 2019, 10:53 AM IST

PUBG Mobile game faces ban in Surat, gets tagged as 'harmful, negative'

The ban on the game will come into effect from March 9. 

Mar 07, 2019, 15:47 PM IST

Man attacked by sister's fiance with knife for draining his phone's battery while playing PUBG

The incident happened on February 7 but a case of attempt to murder was registered by Kolshewadi police in Maharashtra's Thane district.

Feb 17, 2019, 06:32 AM IST

PUBG, Fortnite, God of War, other online games harmful for children, says Delhi child rights panel

The growing popularity of these games can be ascertained from the fact that Prime Minister Narendra Modi had in "Pariksha Par Charcha 2.0" mentioned their names.

Feb 05, 2019, 14:26 PM IST

Not just PUBG or Frontline but playfield: PM Modi's mantra for students at Pariksha pe Charcha

Prime Minister Narendra Modi Tuesday asked parents not to expect their children to fulfil their unfulfilled dreams as he interacted with a number of students, teachers and parents in the second edition of "Pariksha Pe Charcha". Watch this video to know more.

Jan 30, 2019, 09:02 AM IST

Watch: Prime Minister Modi's mantra for students at Pariksha pe Charcha

Prime Minister Narendra Modi asked students gathered at the 'Pariksha pe Charcha' event in Delhi about what they played. While he motivated children to embrace technology, he also motivated them to move beyond PlayStation and go out to play in the field.

Jan 29, 2019, 14:44 PM IST

Gaming smartphones penetration to hit 6.5% by 2021 in India: Report

The demand for better hardware to cater to advanced mobile gaming is attracting PC gaming manufacturers such as Razer and ASUS.

Nov 09, 2018, 16:47 PM IST