* * The seventh paragraph in a report “Interim report on wage boards submitted” (July 24, 2008) described Mr. Justice K. Narayana Kurup, Chairman of the National Wage Boards for Journalists and Other Newspaper Employees, as former Chief Justice of the Kerala High Court. He is a retired judge of the Kerala High Court and former acting Chief Justice of the Madras High Court.
* * The last sentence in a PTI report “UPA rallies behind Speaker” (Internet edition, July 24, 2008, 1.05 p.m.) was “There were many supporters who sent bouquets to him [Lok Sabha Speaker Somnath Chatterjee] to show support. Priya Dutt, MP and brother of Sanjay Dutt, was one of them.” Priya Dutt is the sister of Sanjay Dutt.
* * The fourth paragraph in a report “Viagra potentially to help depressed women as well” (“Newscape” page, July 23, 2008) was “The women were told to take a pill one to two hours for eight weeks …”, leading to queries. It was an editing error. The sentence should have been “The women were told to take a pill one to two hours before sex for eight weeks ….”
* * The sixth paragraph in a report “No legal basis for freeing life convicts after 14 years: [apex] court” (July 23, 2008) was “The Bench gave this ruling while awarding life imprisonment till the rest of his life to ‘godman’ Swami Shraddananda for murdering his wife Begum Shakereh Namazi of Mysore.” “Till the rest of his life” can only mean “till the given moment” or “before the rest of his life starts”. The right expression should have been “till his death” or “for the rest of his life”.
* * The fifth paragraph in a report “[Tamil Nadu Dr. Ambedkar] Law varsity to start B.L. course for medical, engineering graduates” (July 19, 2008) was “Dr. Ambedkar Law University has sought Rs. 104 crore as grant from Union Grants Commission.” It should have been the University Grants Commission.
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