by Gyanvitaranam

  At this present age, in the rat race for prominence, position and fame, people are often tempted to resort to dubious methods to achieve their goals. Impersonation, kidnapping and even murder have become very common.

  Whether it is in the field of Science and Technology, medicine, literature or fine arts, such evil practices are becoming rampant leading to disputes, scandals and mistrust. One of these evil practices in research, literature and arts is ‘plagiarism’ which affects the credibility of the scientists and artists.

  Plagiarism in a nutshell is the act of passing on someone else’s work as one’s own. Broadly, copying another artist’s work, taking credit for another scientist’s research and copying another app’s code and building one’s own with it without recognizing the origin – all represent plagiarism. Though this is considered the most basic definition – there’s....

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