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Blue Whale

With suction cups and lots of luck, scientists measure blue whale's heart rate

Researchers managed the feat with 9 hours of data from an adult male about 72 feet long encountered in Monterey Bay off California’s coast.

26 Nov 2019 11:39 AM

20-yr-old Pune man kills self to complete task in online game: Police

The handwritten note, in Marathi and English, has a drawing of a black panther along with a line 'sun will shine again', official said.

20 Jul 2019 9:11 AM

Momo challenge: New form of cyberbullying on social media and smartphone

The Momo challenge not only makes children perform dangerous tasks but also is a way of hacking into people's phone.

04 Sep 2018 5:49 PM

Blue Whale-like Momo WhatsApp challenge claiming lives?

The major leveraging factor in initiating the game is a strange picture of a girl which is used to manipulate teens for doing extreme acts.

08 Aug 2018 2:57 PM

Teen kills self, cops suspect dare game

The police said it would verify if she was part of the deadly off-line ‘Blue Whale’ dare challenge that is suspected to have taken a life in 2017.

30 Jun 2018 2:43 AM


Carcass of blue whale to be exhibited at marine centre

Officers from the mangrove cell visited the site again on Friday to work out possibilities of disposing the whale’s carcass.

17 Jun 2018 2:19 AM

40 feet long whale carcass washes ashore on coast near Mumbai

The whale washed ashore at Khardanda near Uran.

14 Jun 2018 7:12 PM

Video game claims life of Class 8 girl in UP

After Blue Whale scare, now video game Fire Fairy is claiming lives of children.

25 Mar 2018 12:58 AM

Cong trapped in Blue Whale challenge, final episode on Dec 18: Modi

PM Modi targeted Congress's president Rahul Gandhi, saying he was born with a 'golden spoon' and has not seen poverty.

12 Dec 2017 8:39 AM

MP student finds way out of Blue Whale game

He suggested minors who have been hooked to the game to adopt the method to come out of it.

29 Sep 2017 3:29 AM


Bombay HC discards petition filed to put end to deadly Blue Whale internet game

Last week, the HC rapped Google and Facebook for not filing their reply.

22 Sep 2017 2:11 AM

West Bengal: Teen kills self after ‘watching movie’

The deceased, Srijan Chowdhury (17), was a Class 11 student of science at South Point High School. 

31 Aug 2017 12:32 AM

Blue Whale: Delhi HC notice to net firms, centre

Challenge, an Internet-based suicide game that has been allegedly linked to several deaths of children worldwide.

23 Aug 2017 3:09 AM

Take down ‘Blue Whale’

The new generation seems emboldened to the extent of addiction to clearly harmful phenomena.

17 Aug 2017 12:59 AM

Govt asks Google, Facebook, Microsoft, others to remove Blue Whale links

The letter was issued following instructions from Law and IT Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad.

15 Aug 2017 1:21 PM


Boy travels alone while playing Blue Whale game

The Solapur cops traced the boy’s location through his mobile and found that he was on his way to Pune on a bus.

10 Aug 2017 2:51 AM

Blue whale on Mumbai’s shores?

The tasks escalate from simply watching a horror movie in a dark, locked room to cutting your body parts. The final level results in suicide.

01 Aug 2017 12:02 AM

London museum gets new whale skeleton as attraction

Blue Whale will replace century old 'Dippy' the dinosaur as center piece.

13 Jul 2017 8:29 PM

Of summers in Sri Lanka

City-based designer Natasha Tyagi tells us how to have a memorable vacation in Sri Lanka.

04 Jun 2017 12:12 AM

Game of death

A social media suicide game — Blue Whale — is sending fear waves across the world.

02 May 2017 12:25 AM