• In “One month after Copenhagen” (Editorial, January 30, 2010), a sentence in the first paragraph was “Minister of State for Environment and Forests Jairam Ramesh gave a comprehensive reply, stating clearly the red times in India’s negotiating position.” It should have been “red lines”.
  • In the fourth paragraph, the last sentence was “These numbers have to be compared with the necessity of the developed countries to reduce emissions by 80 per cent by 2050, if the global temperature rise is to be restricted to 20 degrees C.” And in the seventh paragraph, a sentence was “The accord stated there should be an upper limit of 20 degrees C for rise in global temperature by 2050.” In both instances, “20 degrees C” should have been “2 degrees C”.

  • In a Mumbai report “Two killed in drunk driving” (January 31, 2010), a sentence in the ninth paragraph was “An offence under the Indian Penal Code Sections 304 (for culpable homicide not amounting to murder), 297 (for rash driving) ... has been registered against Ms. Haveliwala.” It should have been Section 279 (for rash driving). (Section 297 deals with a different subject.)
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