Tag: Online Game

Aul Police Station
2 Odisha youths end life in 2 days after losing money in online game

The tragic incident came to the fore after the body of the deceased was found hanging in his house on Tuesday with a suicide note addressed to his mother. As per the suicide note, he ended his life after losing Rs 10,000 in online gaming.

  • Tuesday, 05 July 2022
Dhamnagar Police Station, Bhadrak
Odisha Bhadrak Missing Case: Skeletal Remains Of A Youth Recovered In Dhamnagar

While the Police is suspecting it to be the body of one Khageswar Nayak, who went missing on December 19, 2021, from the village after incurring heavy loss in an online game, only DNA profiling can shed light on the identity of the body recovered.

  • Wednesday, 02 February 2022
Krafton To Launch 'PUBG: New State' Globally On Nov 11
Krafton To Launch 'PUBG: New State' Globally On Nov 11

The company earlier announced that PUBG: New State has surpassed more than 50 million pre-registrations on iOS and Android as of the online showcase.

  • Friday, 22 October 2021
Blue Whale game: Commissionerate Police issues advisory for parents

Bhubaneswar: Commissionerate Police on Friday came up with an advisory for parents to prevent their children from falling prey to the online ‘Blue Whale’ challenge, which is allegedly leading to suicides among youngsters. As per the guidelines, the cops have advised parents to use ‘parental control’ software to keep an eye on the online activities […]

  • Thursday, 22 July 2021
Blue Whale challenge: Goa Police issues advisory for parents

Panaji: The suicides of two youngsters in Kerala and Maharashtra while playing the Blue Whale challenge, has forced the Goa Police to issue a formal advisory to parents on safeguarding their wards from playing the online game. The advisory released by the Crime Branch late on Thursday, asked parents to install parental control software in computers […]

  • Monday, 05 July 2021
ACP's son found dead in Bhubaneswar; probe underway

Bhubaneswar: In a shocking incident, special squad ACP Sanjiv Satpathy’s son was found dead under mysterious circumstances in Bhubaneswar. The deceased has been identified as Ayushman Satpathy (12). Ayushman’s body was found hanging from the ceiling fan inside the bedroom of his father’s official quarters. Though the exact reason behind death is still unclear, it […]

  • Wednesday, 23 June 2021
Over 112 million play Minecraft a month: Microsoft

San Francisco: The popularity of video game Minecraft has been growing, with Microsoft announcing that over 112 million people play it a month. It’s 20 million increase over the figures reported in October 2018. Minecraft was acquired by tech giant Microsoft in 2014 for $2.5 billion. Given that the game is available on almost all […]

  • Sunday, 25 April 2021
Call Of Duty Controversy & Revolt Online: Here's Why It Is Happening

“Call Of Duty: Modern Warfare” released very recently was not received as well as expected. Keeping aside the entertainment quotient, the game has rather triggered off controversy to the extent of inducing revolt online. But why should this happen with a video game update that was awaited so much? Here is the real reason! “Call […]

  • Friday, 23 April 2021
Student Ends Life After Losing Rs 96K In Game On Mobile Gifted By Parents For Study

Keonjhar: Playing online game in mobile phone instead of using it for study purpose proved costly for a Class VIII student as he ended his life by hanging himself in Joda town of Keonjhar district on Saturday. According to sources, the parents of the student had given him a mobile phone for online study purpose […]

  • Sunday, 11 April 2021
IIT Madras Develops 'IITM Covid Game' To Create Covid Awareness

Chennai: Indian Institute of Technology Guwahati (IIT-G) on Monday said its researchers have developed a digital game ‘IITM Covid Game’ to create awareness about Covid-19 virus among the general public, particularly children. This game is browser-based and can be played on any device including Personal Computers, laptops, tablets and mobile phones, among others. Based on […]

  • Saturday, 10 April 2021