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Shaastra 2022 To Showcase Virtual Rendering Of IIT Madras On Futuristic Martian Landscape

Jan 11, 2022 Outlook Web Desk

The goal of the virtual conference on gaming and gaming technology is to facilitate networking of enthusiasts, students and professionals in the gaming industry to learn from each other, Prof Ramamurthi said.

No Game-In Purchases Sans Parental Consent, Avoid Real Names: MoE Advisory On Online Gaming

Dec 10, 2021 Outlook Web Desk

“Use antivirus and spyware programs and configure web browsers securely using firewall. Activate parental controls and safety features on the device or in the app or browser as it helps restrict access to certain content and limit spending on in-game purchases,” it said.


Chinese Parents Look Happy With Gaming Restrictions By The Government For Children

One in ten minors in China is addicted to the internet, state estimates say. The CCP has capped daily gaming activity for 90 minutes. Experts say, children might resort to social media instead.

Chinese Parents Look Happy With Gaming Restrictions By The Government For Children

Sep 20, 2021 Associated Press (AP)

One in ten minors in China is addicted to the internet, state estimates say. The CCP has capped daily gaming activity for 90 minutes. Experts say, children might resort to social media instead.


China Sets Up Platform To Police Gaming Firm Violations

This follows China’s decision to impose the time limits of just three hours a week for minors to combat internet games addiction in children

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13 July, 2021

After PUBG Ban, Things Going Back To Normal With Battlegrounds Mobile: 8Bit Goldy

Priyam Shukla

'We focused on the personal branding of gamers', says 8Bit Goldy aka Lokesh Jain of 8bit Creatives on surviving the PUBG ban.


03 June, 2021

BGMI Launch Date: What Is Battlegrounds Mobile India, How To Pre-register For New PUBG Avatar

Outlook Web Bureau

Battlegrounds Mobile India is expected to launch by the third week of June. Here's everything you need to know about PUBG's India avatar - from minimum requirements to pre-registration


09 February, 2021

Gaming Firm Nazara Technologies Raises Rs 100 Crore In Funding

PTI

Nazara has invested over Rs 300 crore in the last five years in the Indian gaming ecosystem.


14 January, 2021

It Is Glaring That Gambling Has Gained Ground In The Name Of Online Gaming

Reyansh Gupta

The last law for gambling was established in 1867, and it’s high time that the government changed it and made clear distinctions between gaming and gambling.


17 November, 2020

Study Suggests Video Games Can Help Mental Health

Associated Press (AP)

The finding comes as video game sales this year have boomed as more people are stuck at home because of the pandemic and many countries have once again imposed limits on public life.


30 October, 2020

Arsenal 3-0 Dundalk: Gunners Ease To Victory After Nketiah Breakthrough In Europa League

Stats Perform

Arsenal were kept at bay for 42 minutes by Dundalk before ultimately easing to a comfortable Europa League victory.


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20 September, 2020

Popularity Of Mobile Esports Games Like PUBG, Cricket Good News For Online Gaming Industry

Jay Sayta

With over 250 Indian game development companies, India has become an ideal destination for online gaming companies and attracting foreign investments too.


10 September, 2019

BEWARE! Selfie Elbow, Text Neck, Phantom Ringing Syndrome, Facebook Depression...What Internet Is Doing To You

Damayanti Datta

One in two cannot survive beyond five hours without internet ... as India enters the digital era, a mysterious relationship between new technology and human behaviour grips the nation. Why is it so deadly?


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A farmer sits near his red chillies at a deserted APMC market, during the weekend curfew imposed by the Karnataka government to curb the spread of COVID-19, in Hubballi.

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Delhi Chief Minister & AAP National Convenor Arvind Kejriwal being welcomed by women supporters during his door-to-door campaign ahead of the Goa Assembly elections, in Goa.

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A health worker collects swab sample of a woman for COVID-19 test, amid concerns over rising Omicron cases, in Gurugram.

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Traffic jam on a road at Shalimar Bagh during the weekend curfew imposed by the Delhi government to curb the spread of Covid-19, in New Delhi.

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The Lajpat Nagar market wears a deserted look during the weekend curfew imposed by the Delhi government to curb the spread of Covid-19, in New Delhi.

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