>>The caption of the accompanying photograph in a report “Dhoni gets the highest price at IPL [Indian Premier League] auction” (“Sport”, February 21, 2008) was: “Stars at the Auction: Franchise owners Vijay Mallya (Mumbai), Shah Rukh Khan (Kolkata), Preity Zinta & Ness Wadia (Mohali) snapped with the IPL Chairman Lalit Modi (second from left) at the auction in Mumbai on Wednesday.” Mr. Mallya owns the Bangalore franchise.
>>”The fourth paragraph of a report “North-eastern handicraft expo begins” (Chennai city, February 21, 2008, page 5) was: “The exhibition, sponsored by the Development Commissioner (Handicrafts), Union Ministry of Textiles and organised by the North Eastern Handicrafts and Handlooms Development Corporation Ltd, has Kanta saris, Jamdani cottons, traditional Assami Gamochas, wrap-around skirts that are popular in Nagaland, Moga silk shawls, wood carvings, leather bags, terracotta items and palm leaf engravings. Assam bamboo crafts ….” Neither the people of Assam nor their traditional items are called Assami. It should have been “Assamese”. The golden silk of Assam is called Muga, not Moga.
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