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  • Gujarat Government red faced over 'copy-paste' of old Budgetary material July 22, 2014

    Gandhinagar: In an embarrassing admission, the Gujarat government on Monday told the Legislative Assembly that its officials had copied some of the pages from previous budgetary material and printed them as part of the current publication and distributed the same to Members of the House. The Government was caught off-guard when...
  • Meet Larry Tesler, the guy who invented copy and paste March 7, 2014

    Tesler was working at Xerox PARC from 1973 to 1980 where he worked on the Gypsy word processor and Smalltalk. Copy and paste was first implemented in 1973-1976 by Tesler and Tim Mott while working on the programming of Gypsy at Xerox Palo Alto Research Center. (Information: via Wikipedia) ...
  • He credited JK Rowling, says Shah Rukh Khan's Chief Digital Strategist October 7, 2013

    New Delhi: When blogger Agratha Dinakaran slammed Shah Rukh Khan for giving a speech at AIMA (All India management Association), which, as she says, was hugely inspired from British author JK Rowling's speech that she made at Harvard in 2008, little did she know that disregarding the credit, which the...
  • Did Shah Rukh Khan plagiarise JK Rowling's speech? October 6, 2013

    New Delhi: In his interviews and shows, Shah Rukh Khan comes across as someone who quickly connects with the audience through his words. Recently, the actor was invited to speak at an AIMA (All India management Association) gathering where he talked about the fundamental things that shape the life of...
  • Students assault teachers in West Bengal colleges September 1, 2013

    Students stopped from copying in an examination or irate over a college principal intervening in their fight, went on a rampage with two separate cases of teachers being assaulted reported from West Bengal on Saturday. Several teachers and invigilators were assaulted by students after they tried to prevent "mass cheating" during...
  • Teachers beaten after stopping Trinamool leader's wife from copying August 28, 2013

    Three teachers including a college principal in West Bengal's North Dinajpur district said they were on Tuesday assaulted for preventing an examinee - the wife of a Trinamool Congress leader - from copying during an exam. The leader denied his wife was cheating. The incident happened in Meghnad Saha College in...
  • Now show soft copy of tickets to enter into airports January 1, 2013

    Air travellers can now enter airports by showing a soft display of air tickets on their smart-phones, tablets and laptops. ...
  • Now show tickets on phones to enter airports January 1, 2013

    New Delhi: Air travellers can now enter airports by showing a soft display of air tickets on their smart-phones, tablets and laptops. The Bureau of Civil Aviation Security (BCAS), which is the nodal agency for civil aviation security, has issued orders for acceptability of soft display of tickets on laptops, tablets...
  • CBI arrests 17 for using gadgets to cheat November 11, 2012

    New Delhi: In a multi-city swoop, the CBI on Saturday busted a gang allegedly involved in a cheating racket, arresting 17 people who were facilitating copying using high profile gadgets in a post-doctoral entrance exam. During a surprise check by CBI in Chandigarh, it was found that some women candidates...
  • Google accuses Alibaba of copying Android OS September 18, 2012

    New Delhi: Google has stopped Acer from using Aliyun operating system developed by Alibaba, a Chinese search giant. According to Google, Acer is bound by the open handset alliance agreement. While Google says that it has no problems with anyone using Android source code and modifying it, the company only wants...
  • Apple asked to advertise Samsung didn't copy iPad July 19, 2012

    New Delhi: Now, it's the time for Apple to make people aware that Samsung did not copy its iPad. Apple has now been ordered by a judge to publish the ruling, which says that Samsung didn’t copy designs for the iPad, on its UK website and in British newspapers. According...
  • Full text: Pranab Mukherjee's Budget speech February 14, 2014

    Complete text of Finance Minister Pranab Mukherjee's Union Budget speech for 2011-12: Budget 2011-2012 Speech of Pranab Mukherjee Minister of Finance February 28, 2011 Madam Speaker, I rise to present the Union Budget for 2011-12. We are reaching the end of a remarkable fiscal year. In a globalised world with its share of uncertainties and...
  • Forbes India: Who will bell the copycat July 22, 2009

    When a smart, love story-infused revenge saga like Ghajini sweeps the box office, becoming the only Indian film to earn Rs 100 crore across the country in under a week, it hardly surprises anyone. The film, starring Aamir Khan, was refreshingly unusual for Indian audiences. But what if the extraordinary story...
  • Sanjay Dutt to stay out of jail for another month September 27, 2007

    Mumbai: Bollywood star Sanjay Dutt, sentenced to six years for keeping illegal arms linked to India's worst bombings, will remain out of jail on a legal technicality for at least another month, his lawyer said on Wednesday. The macho actor began serving his sentence on July 31 — for getting guns...
  • QOTD: B'wood bankrupt of ideas? December 27, 2006

    New Delhi: This year has been a stellar year for Bollywood. Be it the chart-topping movies, big brand names or the mega moolah, the Hindi film industry romanced them all. But the one thing that stood out was the ability of our filmmakers to adapt or get inspired or simply put,...