Friday, 21 January, 2022

Topic: cheating

How gang in 3 Indian states ‘solved’ GMAT, JEE & armed forces exams for cash, with Russian help

Multi-layered syndicate was allegedly run by Palwal-based Raj Teotia, charged hefty fee to solve competitive exams for over 450 candidates, took help from Russian hackers.

How father-son duo helped techies ‘hack exams’, earn top scores for big payday

A Delhi techie and a father-son duo from Gujarat used remote hacking skills to help at least 200 students & professionals cheat in online competitive exams and score high marks.

Rajasthan suspends mobile internet in numerous districts to prevent cheating in teachers’ exam

The Rajasthan Eligibility Exams for Teachers are being conducted to recruit 31,000 Grade 3 teachers in the state. Originally scheduled for 20 June, the exams were postponed due to Covid.

Jaipur Police arrests 8 including a candidate for cheating in NEET exam

According to the police, the accused forwarded the answer key of the NEET paper to help the 18-year-old candidate for a deal of Rs 30 lakh.

Parents allege cheating as IIM-Rohtak holds at-home admissions exam for Class 12 passouts 

The Integrated Programme in Management Aptitude Test (IPMAT), which oversees admissions to IIM-Rohtak’s MBA course for Class 12 passouts, was held Monday. 

During Covid-19 lockdown, everything is digital — even adultery

An extramarital dating app called Gleeden has recently seen a 70 per cent increase in their subscriptions during coronavirus lockdown.

Chinese team kicked out of Military World Games in China for ‘extensive cheating’

Chinese competitors received help from some local spectators, who placed markings and prepared small paths in the terrain for them.

Don’t study for your final exam. Let software write it

The notion is hardly outrageous. Increasing evidence suggests that the use of learning analytics during the term can accurately predict final grades.

TalkPoint: Can India’s board exams break out of cheating and question paper leaks?

Experts weigh in on CBSE's announcement to re-conduct class XII exams in light of a question paper leak.

A million students in UP have dropped out of board exams because they couldn’t cheat

Deputy CM Dinesh Sharma leads campaign against those who illegally aid students, government's move invites criticism from academia and the opposition.

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Army chief General M.M. Naravane

Gen Naravane’s legacy can only be understood over time. But it’s altered LAC dynamics forever

Gen Naravane is both a dove and a hawk, depending on the issue. This was because, at the end of the day, he was, and is, a “quintessential Army man”.
Representational image of a jewellery store | ANI

India Jewellery Park to be set up in Mumbai, aims to attract Rs 20,000 crore investment

The Gem & Jewellery Export Promotion Council and Maharashtra Industrial Development Corporation have signed a draft agreement granting possession of a plot for setting up the park.


Foreign secretary Harsh Vardhan Shringla meets German Navy chief Vice Admiral Kay-Achim Schönbach on 20 January. | Twitter | @MEAIndia

New chapter in ties as Indian foreign secy meets Germany navy chief, warship ‘Bayern’ visits

With Germany identifying India as one of the key partners in its Indo-Pacific policy, a German frigate entered Indian waters for a port call in Mumbai, in a major signal to China.
Illustration by Soham Sen | ThePrint

Read my lips, I’m hurting, says Pakistan’s National Security Policy. What it means for India

The new policy is mostly chaff, but it reveals the most inward-looking Pakistan in 3 decades. It needs breathing space, and is realising loss of stature and friendship with US.