OPINION

Corrections and Clarifications



  • The 2001 National (U.S.) Household Survey quoted in the article “The Jurassic Auto and Idea Park” (Editorial page, November 20, 2008) said, “daily travel in the U.S. totalled about 4 trillion miles, an average of 14,500 miles per person.” These figures are annual, the sum total and averages of daily travel, clarifies the author P. Sainath, in response to a reader’s query. The use of the word “daily travel” in the report was possibly confusing.


  • The sixth paragraph of a report “Two-day police custody for Purohit” (November 20, 2008) was “… Sameer Kulkarni, another Malegaon blast suspect, was remanded to one-day police custody on Wednesday. The Khadki police, Pune, will interrogate him in connection with an attack on a pastor Peter David Silway of the Vineyard Workers Church at Bopodi, Pune, in 2007.” It should have been Dapodi, Pune.


  • The second paragraph of an article “Political fortunes in the time of recession” (“Out of London”, Op-Ed, November 19, 2008) had a reference to Nobel Laureate Paul Krug. A typographical error, it should have been Paul Krugman.

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