Madras HC initiates suo motu proceedings to regulate ‘violent’ online games

Madurai Bench of Madras High Court, on Thursday, initiated suo motu proceedings to regulate the usage of VPN applications and the YouTube channels which publish tutorials for banned games.

published on : 14th October 2022

Youth hangs self after losing Rs 2 lakhs to PUBG in Odisha's Bhuasini village

Sources said that unable to bear the loss and deprived of playing the game anymore, Parida is suspected to have hung himself on Sunday night.

published on : 5th July 2022

Online gaming: Time to hit pause 

Gamers from Delhi-NCR stress on why it is important for youngsters to enjoy online gaming without falling prey to compulsive behaviour.

published on : 15th June 2022

After Lucknow boy kills mum over PUBG, NCPCR asks IT ministry how banned app is still available

In 2020, the government blocked popular gaming app PUBG and others, terming them prejudicial to the nation's sovereignty, integrity and defence.

published on : 15th June 2022

Class IX student ends life in Andhra Pradesh's Machilipatnam after being teased over PUBG loss

A 15-year-old boy allegedly committed suicide after family members teased him for losing a PUBG mobile game in Machilipatnam on Sunday.

published on : 13th June 2022

Spotlight on mental health after teen kills mother who rebuked him for PUBG addiction

A doctor advised elders and parents to impart knowledge of the harmful effects of electronic games to their children and encourage them to take part in physical activities instead.

published on : 12th June 2022

UP teenager shoots dead his mother for stopping him from playing PUBG

The deceased Sahil Jadhav, a resident of Vartak Nagar in Thane city, was stabbed by his friends Pranav Mali and two other juveniles after they had a fight while playing PUBG.

published on : 8th June 2022

Esports Federation of India yet to hear from MeitY on PUBG, AoV

The Esports Federation of India (ESFI) announced an 18-member squad across five disciplines for the upcoming Asian Games in Hangzhou from September 10.

published on : 27th April 2022

Boy makes fake bomb threat at Bengaluru railway station to prevent departure of PUBG playmate

The boy's parents were called to the station and counselled on offering advice to him. Men in plain clothes too visited their residence and counselled the boy.

published on : 1st April 2022

Students use PUBG tournaments to make quick cash

Intense marketing is done to attract more players for tournaments, which can last anywhere between a few minutes to hours, depending on the number of players.

published on : 22nd April 2019