Revellers take selfies as they celebrate Holi, the spring festival of colours, in Siliguri. Photo: AFP Revellers take selfies as they celebrate Holi, the spring festival of colours, in Siliguri. Photo: AFP
Revellers take selfies as they celebrate Holi, the spring festival of colours, in Siliguri. Photo: AFP
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India begs youths to ‘selfie responsibly’ amid efforts to combat killer trend

  • From PM Modi to Bollywood stars, the love for selfies is strong in India, where research shows almost 50 per cent of the world’s selfie deaths occur
  • Activists and officials are trying to combat the trend with apps logging ‘killfie’ areas, no-selfie zones at beaches, and anti-selfie reminders at train tracks

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Revellers take selfies as they celebrate Holi, the spring festival of colours, in Siliguri. Photo: AFP Revellers take selfies as they celebrate Holi, the spring festival of colours, in Siliguri. Photo: AFP
Revellers take selfies as they celebrate Holi, the spring festival of colours, in Siliguri. Photo: AFP
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