Corrections and clarifications — December 7, 2013

December 06, 2013 07:35 pm | Updated November 16, 2021 06:12 pm IST

>>In the front-page report, > Finally, Cabinet approves Telangana with 10 districts (Dec. 6, 2013, some editions), it was reported that “an expert committee will identify an alternative capital for Telangana within 45 days of gazette notification.” Actually, an alternative capital is to be identified for the residuary State of Andhra Pradesh.

>>A sentence in the report, > New Pakistan Army Green Book voices fear of India-U.S. axis (Dec. 6, 2013) read: “… India’s first Ambassador to Afghanistan after 9/11 was career diplomat Rakesh Sood .” It should have been Vivek Katju .

>>In the Business page story titled > Investors demand speedy probe of NSEL directors , (Dec. 5, 2013) NSEL was wrongly expanded as National Stock Exchange Ltd . instead of National Spot Exchange Ltd .

>> > New bird flu strains (Editorial, Dec. 5, 2013) wrongly said the bird flu strain H7N9 emerged in China in Marchlast year . It should have been March this year – 2013.

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