Plagiarism harmful to fashion fraternity: Rohit Bal
Plagiarism harmful to fashion fraternity: Rohit Bal

New Delhi, June 14 (IANS) Plagiarism in the fashion industry has long been a bane for designers not only in India, but internationally too. Ace fashion designer Rohit Bal says such cheap copies are not only a crime, but these parallel markets are also harming their business.

Elite Chinese university apologises for plagiarising video

An elite Chinese university has apologised for using a controversial video which netizens claimed has plagiarised a 2014 video produced by a Japanese varsity, to celebrate its 110th anniversary.

HC restrains websites from illegally showing 'Bombay Velvet'
HC restrains websites from illegally showing 'Bombay Velvet'

A day ahead of its release, the Delhi High Court today restrained websites from downloading, showing or providing online access, without permission, to Bollywood crime drama Bombay Velvet, starring Ranbir Kapoor and Anushka Sharma.

Plagiarism case: Delhi court grants exemption to Deepak Pental

Delhi University's former Vice Chancellor Deepak Pental, who is accused in a case of forgery, cheating and plagiarism along with another person, was on Saturday granted exemption from personal appearance for the day by a court here on health ground.

Shantanu Goenka upset over his plagiarised designs

Designer Shantanu Goenka has accused certain boutiques in his hometown Kolkata of plagiarising his creations, and says concrete steps need to be taken against the "flourishing" market of replicas.

HC seeks reply from makers of 'PK' on alleged plagiarism
HC seeks reply from makers of 'PK' on alleged plagiarism

The Delhi High Court today sought response from the producers and directors of Aamir Khan starrer film "PK" on a plea by a novelist accusing the makers of lifting certain portions from his book "Farishta" published in 2013.

'Publication pollution' ruining reliability of science research

The trustworthiness, utility and value of science and medicine research face a new threat - publication pollution caused by plagiarism, fraud, and predatory publishing, warns a study.

HC issues notice to makers of 'PK' for alleged plagiarism
HC issues notice to makers of 'PK' for alleged plagiarism

The Delhi High Court today issued notice to the producers and directors of Aamir Khan starrer 'PK' on a novelist's plea accusing the makers of the movie of plagiarising certain portions from his Hindi book 'Farishta' published in 2013.

Bestselling author Chetan Bhagat slammed for plagiarism



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New Delhi: Chetan Bhagat's latest book 'Half Girlfriend' has run into yet another controversy.

Vivienne Westwood accused of plagiarism

Fashion designer Vivienne Westwood has been accused of plagiarism in her self-titled biography which was released earlier this week.

One Direction's songwriter dismisses plagiarism
One Direction's songwriter dismisses plagiarism


Los Angeles: One Direction's songwriter has dismissed singer Hayley Williams' allegations that the boyband's latest track 'Steal My Girl' is similar to a song by band New Found Glory.

Ashton Kutcher`s website editors accused of plagiarism

Editors of actor Ashton Kutcher`s content website have been accused of plagiarising news stories.

Restaurant bans Shia Labeouf`s entry

Actor Shia LaBeouf has been banned from a restaurant here after he was allegedly caught urinating on the wall outside last month.

Lady Gaga`s plagiarism suit dismissed

A plagiarism lawsuit against pop star Lady Gaga has been dismissed.

Plagiarism suit against James Cameron for `Avatar` quashed

Oscar-winning director James Cameron has emerged clean in a plagiarism suit filed for his epic science-fiction `Avatar`.

Shia LaBeouf to retire from spotlight?

`Transformers` star Shia Labeouf says he is planning to retire from the public life in the wake of plagiarism accusations.

German opposition leader denies PhD plagiarism

Germany`s centre-left parliamentary opposition leader Frank-Walter Steinmeier denied allegations today that he plagiarised parts of his PhD thesis after similar charges have claimed several political scalps in recent years.

The Who`s Pete Townshend defends 1D over alleged track plagiarism

The Who`s Pete Townshend has come out to defend One Direction after critics suggested that the boyband`s latest single `Best Song Ever` sounded similar to one of the legendary band`s tracks.

France`s Grand Rabbi resigns after plagiarism scandal

France`s Grand Rabbi -- the country`s leading Jewish religious figure -- said on Thursday he had resigned, after he was rocked by a plagiarism scandal.

German minister resigns amid plagiarism scandal

German Education and Research Minister Annette Schavan has announced her resignation after she was stripped of her doctorate by a university amid accusations of plagiarism.