Wednesday, 25 May, 2022
TopicPlagiarism

Topic: Plagiarism

Vikram Sampath’s brutal targeting wasn’t academic activism. It was antithesis of restraint

Those who accuse Vikram Sampath of plagiarism must know that when academia is politicised, the biggest loser is academic integrity.

ICMR’s Nivedita Gupta accused of ‘image manipulation, plagiarism’ in 2 papers, denies charge

Allegations against Nivedita Gupta, head of virology at ICMR, raised Saturday on PubPeer by Elizabeth Bik, a Dutch microbiologist and scientific research integrity expert.

Rapper KR$NA says this year’s IPL anthem is ‘plagiarised’ from his 2017 song

The IPL launched its theme song named 'Aayenge Hum Waapas' Sunday. It has over 1.3 lakh views on YouTube and more than 3.6 lakh views on Twitter.

Re-publishing own work will now be called self-plagiarism, could affect promotions: UGC

UGC notice says it will soon issue set of parameters to evaluate instances of self-plagiarism. It had earlier made research ethics and plagiarism mandatory part of students’ coursework.

Annamalai University accused of plagiarism, data manipulation in over 200 research papers

Microbiologist & image forensics expert Elizabeth Bik has traced duplication and manipulation in papers published by Annamalai University researchers.

Plagiarism, data manipulation hurting India’s research, govt panel raises alarm

Govt-appointed panel, headed by former IISC director P. Balram, calls for overhaul of research process, says state of PhDs 'far from satisfactory'.

Full text of Mahua Moitra’s Lok Sabha speech that landed her in plagiarism row

The American commentator, whose piece has been claimed as the source for Mahua Moitra's speech, has backed the Trinamool MP.

On Camera

YourTurn

US President Joe Biden speaks in the East Room of the White House in Washington, D.C., on 16 August 2021. Biden defended his decision to withdraw US troops from Afghanistan | Samuel Corum | Bloomberg

US blames failure to shut Pakistan border for Afghan defeat. India, please take note

The US could have used its coercive resources to compel Pakistan to shut down the Taliban’s transborder sanctuaries. It chose not to—costing its victory.
Vendors at a store selling edible oils at Begum Bazaar in Hyderabad, India| Photographer: Dhiraj Singh/Bloomberg

Modi govt to allow duty-free import of soybean, sunflower oil, cool surging prices

The government will permit purchases of 2 million tons each of the two vegetable oils per annum this fiscal year and the next, according to a notification by the finance ministry.

Defence

Prime Minister Narendra Modi with Japan's Prime Minister Fumio Kishida, Australia's Prime Minister Anthony Albanese and US President Joe Biden at the Quad Summit, in Tokyo, Tuesday | ANI

Quad action against ‘illegal fishing’ may also target China’s Indo-Pacific ‘political activities’

Indo-Pacific Partnership for Maritime Domain Awareness will use advanced & integrated satellite imagery & technology to combat illegal fishing & 'dubious operations' of Chinese maritime militia.

Mandir or Masjid? New surveys not needed, just acceptance of truth & move towards reconciliation

That temples were destroyed and mosques built is undisputed history. The past can’t be changed, but we can’t deny the wrongs of the past either before we consider reconciliation.
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