plagiarism

Harvard probes dozens of students on cheating allegation


August 31st, 2012 - 1:45 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Aug 31 (IANS) Harvard University said it is investigating dozens of undergraduate students over allegations of cheating on a take-home final exam in the last semester.The Harvard College Administrative ... Read more...

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‘Barfi!’ soundtrack is simple, flawless (IANS Music Review)


August 28th, 2012 - 12:59 pm ICT by IANS
Film: "Barfi!"; Music Director: Pritam; Lyricists: Neelesh Mishra, Swanand Kirkire, Ashish Pandit; Singers: Mohit Chauhan, Nikhil Paul George, Papon, Sunidhi Chauhan, Arijit Singh, Shreya Ghoshal, Swanand Kirkire, Rekha Bhardwaj; Rating ****1/2Pritam ... Read more...

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Fareed Zakaria quits Yale board


August 22nd, 2012 - 8:07 pm ICT by IANS
New Haven (Connecticut), Aug 22 (IANS) Hit by plagiarism charges, celebrated Indian-American journalist Fareed Zakaria has resigned from the board of Ivy League Yale University, citing the need to focus ... Read more...

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Fareed Zakaria faces more charges of plagiarising


August 15th, 2012 - 7:57 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Aug 15 (IANS) Amid fresh allegations of plagiarism against celebrated Indian American journalist Fareed Zakaria, the Washington Post -- joining Time magazine and CNN -- has announced it will ... Read more...

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Fareed Zakaria pays the price for plagiarising (Lead)


August 11th, 2012 - 9:14 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Aug 11 (IANS) Celebrated Indian-American journalist Fareed Zakaria paid the price for what he himself called "a terrible mistake" and "a serious lapse" as Time magazine and CNN suspended ... Read more...

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China sitcom accused of copying US hit ‘Friends’


August 7th, 2012 - 10:04 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, Aug 7 (IANS) A popular Chinese television show has been accused of ripping off popular US sitcom "Friends" and a number of other American hits.The Global Times daily said ... Read more...

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Chinese sitcom accused of copying ‘Friends’


August 7th, 2012 - 7:18 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Beijing, Aug 7 (THAINDIAN NEWS) The popular Chinese Sitcom which is known for producing jokes in the entertainment industry is being accused of duplicating other US shows. After the US show Friends ... Read more...

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Emraan defends ‘Jannat 2′ against plagiarism


May 5th, 2012 - 2:07 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, May 5 (IANS) Emraan Hashmi, lead actor of "Jannat 2", has denied allegations that the movie is plagiarized. He says the person hurling the charge is simply trying to ... Read more...

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We’ve borrowed ‘Rowdy Rathore’ music from original: Wajid


May 4th, 2012 - 8:55 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, May 4 (IANS) Wajid, of the composer duo Sajid-Wajid, confesses that a part of the music in their "Rowdy Rathore" score is borrowed from the original Telugu film ... Read more...

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Man held for distributing plagiarised poems of Mamata


May 3rd, 2012 - 10:23 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, May 3 (IANS) A man was arrested from central Kolkata Thursday and booked under the Copyright Act for illegally publishing and distributing books containing several poems of West ... Read more...

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Bhandarkar amused over ‘Fashion’ copyright case (Movie Snippets)


April 13th, 2012 - 9:19 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 13 (IANS) Filmmaker Madhur Bhandarkar is amused by the copyright infringement case filed against him for 2008 film "Fashion"."Now someone has gone to court for the ... Read more...

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Hungarian President Schmitt resigns following plagiarism scandal


April 3rd, 2012 - 2:07 am ICT by BNO News
BUDAPEST, HUNGARY (BNO NEWS) -- Hungarian President Pál Schmitt on Monday told parliament he is resigning from office with immediate effect, just days after being stripped of his doctorate over a plagiarism ... Read more...

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Professor fined $159 for plagiarism


March 27th, 2012 - 4:05 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, March 27 (IANS) A college professor in China's Luoyang city was fined $159 for plagiarizing the work of a former undergraduate student at Beijing Sport University, China Daily reported ... Read more...

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Rapper says Berlusconi stole lyrics


February 23rd, 2012 - 2:35 pm ICT by IANS
Milan, Feb 23 (IANS/AKI) An Italian rapper has accused billionaire and former Italian prime minister Silvio Berlusconi of plagiarism.Hip hop star Rapper J. Ax, whose real name is Alessandro Aleotti, ... Read more...

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‘Jodi Breakers’ cleared of plagiarism charge


February 21st, 2012 - 6:50 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Feb 21 (IANS) "Jodi Breakers" has been exonerated from charges of plagiarism levelled by the producers of the French film "Heartbreakers", which was said to have inspired the ... Read more...

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Madonna accused of plagiarism


February 14th, 2012 - 2:30 pm ICT by IANS
London, Feb 14 (IANS) A Brazilian musician claims that pop diva Madonna's song "Give me all your luvin" is a copy of his track.Musician Joao Brasil claims the chorus ... Read more...

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‘Jodi Breakers’ not a copy of ‘Heartbreakers’: R. Madhavan


January 21st, 2012 - 1:17 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Jan 21 (IANS) Actor R. Madhavan is not amused by the plagiarism charges levelled against his new Hindi film "Jodi Breakers" by the Indian distributors of the Belgian ... Read more...

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Joe Jonas accused of copying video


September 29th, 2011 - 4:49 am ICT by IANS
London, Sep 29 (IANS) Singer Joe Jonas has been accused of stealing ideas for his new video "Just in Love" from a 2010 indie film.Writer-actor Mark Polish and his ... Read more...

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Imitation best form of flattery: Farah Khan on plagiarism


August 17th, 2011 - 3:06 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 17 (IANS) Plagiarism is not usually taken kindly, but jewellery designer Farah Khan Ali has a different take on this. An Indore based designer has reportedly ... Read more...

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Plagiarism charge: John Legend to move court


July 22nd, 2011 - 7:09 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 22 (IANS) R&B; star John Legend, who has been accused by songwriter Anthony Stokes of ripping off his demo song, has vehemently denied the allegation and vowed to ... Read more...

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Singer Leona accused of plagiarism


July 17th, 2011 - 4:18 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 17 (IANS) British singer Leona Lewis has been accused of plagiarising her new song "Collide" from DJ Avicii's upcoming instrumental track "Penguin".Lewis launched the dance track on ... Read more...

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‘Murder 2′ is closer to our own production ‘Sangharsh’: Mahesh Bhatt


July 13th, 2011 - 2:44 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, July 13 (IANS) Producers Mahesh and Mukesh Bhatt, who have hastened the process of working on 'Murder 3', say that "Murder 2" is not a copy of any foreign ... Read more...

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Director Luv Ranjan’s next similar to ‘3 Idiots’, goes into re-write


June 16th, 2011 - 4:14 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, June 16 (IANS) Director Luv Ranjan, whose rom-com "Pyaar Ka Punchnama" (PKP) has proved quite a success, says he is rewriting a portion of his next film "Saathi" ... Read more...

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Lady Gaga apologizes for calling Madonna rip-off remarks ‘retarded’


April 22nd, 2011 - 12:25 pm ICT by ANI
New York, April 22 (ANI): Just a day after calling the plagiarism speculation as "retarded", Lady Gaga has apologized for using the offensive word.It was accused that for last single 'Born ... Read more...

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‘F**king smart’ Lady Gaga calls ‘Madonna plagiarism accusation retarded’


April 21st, 2011 - 3:27 pm ICT by ANI
New York, April 21 (ANI): Lady Gaga has lashed out at plagiarism reports in an interview.The singer slammed at accusations that for her last single 'Born This Way' she blatantly ripped ... Read more...

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Academics warn cheating is tarnishing Oxford University’s image


March 28th, 2011 - 3:34 pm ICT by ANI
London, Mar 28 (ANI): Senior academics at Oxford University have warned that the institute risks being tarnished because of a failure to clamp down on cheating.Nick Bamforth and Colin Thompson, the university's ... Read more...

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Germany abolishes military conscription


March 25th, 2011 - 1:33 am ICT by BNO News
BERLIN, GERMANY (BNO NEWS) -- The German Parliament on Thursday abolished military conscription, the compulsory enrollment of young people to military service, the DPA news agency reported.The move suspended the draft effective ... Read more...

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UK academics want to turn Wikipedia into official research tool


March 23rd, 2011 - 6:21 pm ICT by ANI
London, Mar 23 (ANI): Students and academics at a world-leading London university have expressed their desire to turn Wikipedia into an official research tool.The newly formed Wikipedians at Imperial College said the ... Read more...

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Australian producers accuse BBC of stealing their ideas


March 16th, 2011 - 4:35 pm ICT by ANI
London, Mar.16 (ANI): The BBC is facing the prospect of legal action as it has been accused of bearing a strong resemblance to the Australian mockumentary series.The British comedy series "Twenty Twelve", ... Read more...

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Lady Gaga faces fresh plagiarism accusations


March 12th, 2011 - 1:36 pm ICT by ANI
London, March 12 (ANI): Lady Gaga is facing fresh plagiarism allegations over her latest track 'Born This Way' from two music producers.The music producers have claimed that there are 'similarities' with ... Read more...

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Indians claim research work plagiarised by British professor (Lead)


March 6th, 2011 - 3:25 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, March 6 (IANS) Two Indian researchers who have been relentlessly pursuing a plagiarism charge against a British professor for over three years say they feel vindicated with the violation ... Read more...

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Indians feel vindicated, but British professor denies plagiarism


March 6th, 2011 - 11:02 am ICT by IANS
Bangalore, March 6 (IANS) Two Indian researchers who have been relentlessly pursuing a plagiarism charge against a British professor for over three years say they are at last vindicated, but ... Read more...

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German Defense Minister Karl-Theodor zu Guttenberg resigns after plagiarism scandal


March 1st, 2011 - 10:08 pm ICT by BNO News
BERLIN, GERMANY (BNO NEWS) -- German Defense Minister Karl-Theodor zu Guttenberg on Tuesday resigned after being involved in a plagiarism scandal over his PhD, the DPA news agency reported. "I informed the chancellor ... Read more...

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Britney Spears faces multi-million dollar lawsuit for her new single video


February 21st, 2011 - 11:53 am ICT by ANI
London, Feb 21 (ANI): Britney Spears is being accused of plagiarism and will face a multi-million dollars lawsuit for the video of her new single 'Hold It Against Me' which debuted ... Read more...

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Britney accused of ‘ripping off’ the title of new single ‘Hold It Against Me’


February 20th, 2011 - 5:38 pm ICT by ANI
London, Feb 20 (ANI): Britney Spears is facing legal action over her new single 'Hold It Against Me'.American country rock duo, 'The Bellamy Brothers', has claimed that it bears resemblance to ... Read more...

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