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  • DD's new howler: Channel runs Manmohan's image instead of Modi's on PM's US trip coverage report January 16, 1410

    New Delhi: Adding to recent howlers, a visual of former Prime Minister Manmohan Singh was run on Doordarshan instead of Prime Minister Narendra Modi before a news segment relating to his current visit to the United States. Sources told PTI that the "inadvertent error" happened in one of the late evening...
  • Human error causing many accidents involving chopper, planes August 17, 2014

    New Delhi: A trainer aircraft crashed in Rae Bareli's IGRUA three years ago as the trainee pilot was busy taking pictures, an inquiry has shown with officials saying a large number of accidents involving helicopters and small planes were caused by human error. There were 30 accidents involving helicopters and other...
  • Australian physicist finds 99yearold mistake in Oxford dictionary April 28, 2014

    An eagleeyed Australian scientist has forced the Oxford English Dictionary to change its definition of how a siphon works, after he found an error in the entry which had gone unnoticed for 99 years. For almost a century, the dictionary incorrectly stated that atmospheric pressure, rather than gravity, is the...
  • 502 error continues to plague Gmail users May 13, 2013

    New Delhi: For at least the third time in 11 days, Google's Gmail users have encountered 502 errors while trying to access their emails. The first reported Gmail downtime this month was on May 2, followed by another on May 8. Trying to access Gmail, a message on the page...
  • Google's Gmail faces yet another outage; shows 502 error May 13, 2013

    New Delhi: Google's Gmail was unavailable to users for the second time in a week's time. Hit by a temporary outage, the Gmail website returned an Error 502 message. Trying to sign in to Gmail, a message on the page said, "502. That's an error. The server encountered a temporary...
  • Gmail service suffers temporary disruption; shows Error 502 May 2, 2013

    New Delhi: Gmail was unavailable to a spate of users. The service is back to normal now, but it was inaccessible to users for around 30 minutes. Hit by a temporary outage, the website showed the Error 502 message. While trying to sign in to Gmail, the website said, "502....
  • Delhi: Radar failure at IGIA, several flights delayed February 8, 2013

    New Delhi: A radar failure at the Indira Gandhi International (IGI) Airport in the capital led to the radar screens going blank leading to delay in several flights. The scheduling of the flights will have to be done manually till the error is rectified. The airport saw similar radar failures in...
  • Dreamliners in emergency landing, regulators order probe December 5, 2012

    New York: On the same day one of its new Dreamliners made an emergency landing because of a mechanical problem, Boeing said US regulators had ordered the entire fleet of 787 jets to be inspected for a possible fuel line problem. The twin mechanical issues, while not necessarily uncommon, were...
  • BBC Newsnight error: Two senior editors step down November 13, 2012

    More heads are rolling at the BBC over its false report over a child abuse sex scandal aired on its flagship programme Newsnight. Two more top editorial employees resigned on Tuesday pending a probe. ...
  • Chennai: Operator blamed for Metro crane mishap August 14, 2012

    Chennai: Human failure was the cause for the accident at Metro Rail construction site near Pachaiyappas College, here, that resulted in the death of a migrant labourer and injuries to six others, according to an initial enquiry report. Chennai Metro Rail Limited (CMRL) General Manager (construction) V Somasundaram told Express...
  • Air France crash: Faulty data misled pilot July 5, 2012

    Le Bourget (France): French air accident investigators say a combination of mistakes by inadequately trained pilots and faulty equipment caused an Air France jet to plunge into the Atlantic in 2009, killing all 228 people aboard. The BEA air accident investigation agency is recommending better training for pilots and stricter plane...
  • Chennai: Stateoftheart terminal a flop show July 4, 2012

    Chennai: With airlines opting out of allowing their passengers to live test the departure services at the new airport terminal, AAI authorities had to resort to using their own staff to simulate a dry departure run on Tuesday. However, thanks to a series of errors in communication and passenger display,...
  • MI, DC move on from umpiring error controversy April 10, 2012

    Visakhapatnam: Both Mumbai Indians and Deccan Chargers captains said that there was no bad blood among the players after the controversial dismissal of home side skipper Kumar Sangakkara in their IPL 5 match on Monday. Rohit Sharma struck a six off the final ball of the match as the Deccan...
  • Mobile text errors can nix relationships January 2, 2012

    London: Predictive text, a marvel of mobile phones that has made it quicker and easier to communicate with people, has been blamed for errors that can sabotage relationships by leaving users fuming. Predictive texting is a facility that makes SMSing faster especially for phones with nonqwerty keyboard. The latest submissions to the...
  • Google faces outage, returns 502 error October 19, 2011

    New Delhi: Many Google users have reported receiving a 502 error while trying to access any Google service. Google products which seem to have been affected include Google.com, YouTube, Gmail, Google Talk and Blogger. Tweets from users reporting the error seem to indicate that it is users from India who are...
  • Alcohol 'doesn't make you behave badly' September 4, 2011

    London: Getting drunk doesn't make a person behave badly, it just stops him or her from caring about the embarrassment, says a new study. Researchers at the University of Missouri have carried out the study and shown that drunk people are still aware they are making a mistake, but the...
  • Govt accepts error but won't recall terror list May 20, 2011

    New Delhi: The government has accepted the new terror error but said there's no question of recalling the Most Wanted list given to Pakistan. Speaking to CNNIBN, Internal Affairs secretary UK Bansal accepted the latest gaffe in India's Most Wanted list but said there is no question of recalling the list. "Error...
  • One leaflet, and fifty spelling errors! August 27, 2010

    London: A council in Britain printed leaflets that had over 50 spelling mistakes. It even got its own name wrong 20 times, said a report. The leaflets were reprinted at a cost of 1,000 pounds and nine errors still crept in, Daily Express reported on Friday. The mistakes appeared on...
  • CBI blames pilot error for YSR helicopter crash July 3, 2010

    Hyderabad: The Central Bureau of Investigation has blamed pilot error for the helicopter crash in which former Andhra Pradesh chief minister YS Rajashekhar Reddy was killed. Almost 10 months after the helicopter carrying YSR crashed in the Nalla Malla forests the CBI finalised and submitted its report on the tragic incident...
  • Probe blames pilot error for YSR chopper crash January 20, 2010

    New Delhi: The late chief minister of Andhra Pradesh YS Rajashekhara Reddy was killed when the helicopter he was flying in crashed as the pilots lost the control because they were engrossed for six vital minutes in locating a flight manual. The four member inquiry commission investigating the cause of helicopter...
  • CBSE to make amends over 'wrong' question March 15, 2009

    New Delhi: The Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) has admitted to a printing error in a mathematics question set by it for the Class X board examination and said students who attempted it would not unnecessarily lose marks. "There was a problem in this particular question. Consideration will be given...
  • Error in CBSE Maths paper, no worry for students March 15, 2009

    New Delhi: A question worth three marks in the maths paper for the students of Class X had them in a fix. Students and teachers declared a geometry question unsolvable. It was a Math problem that threw Class X student Ankana off tangent. Lakhs like her wrote the CBSE Mathematics...
  • Human error at Google sends the wrong message February 1, 2009

    San Francisco: Internet search giant Google said that for nearly an hour on Saturday, users got an erroneous message when they searched on many sites, saying, "This site may harm your computer." The problem began at 6:30 am (1430 GMT) and ended at 7:25 am "What happened? Very simply, human...
  • Only errorfree CAT forms will be considered, says IIM October 3, 2007

    Mumbai: IIMs get tough on CAT applicants. Now it's crucial to fill the CAT form without a single error, major or minor. Thats the way the IIMs like it. Till last year, they ensured students corrected their errors in the application form. "When you look at what happened last year...
  • Bangalore city of Bengalis? OUPs! May 18, 2007

    New Delhi: Oxford University Press (OUP) seems to have committed the ultimate faux pas in word play. In the latest edition of the Oxford Concise Dictionary of World Place Names, there are erroneous references to Bangalore as an area where the population mainly spoke Bengali. Edited by John Everett Heath, the...
  • India's aviation pride grounded June 20, 2007

    Bangalore: The Indian aviation industry was red faced when a showcase jet slipped at the Aero India show in Bangalore on February 8. The intermediate jet trainer (IJT) is supposed to be Hindustan Aeronautics Ltds pride, but before an international audience at the show it veered off the runway. India has hawked...
  • CBI's 'clemency' to Santosh Singh? June 20, 2007

    New Delhi: Has CBI decided to grant clemency to Santosh Singh, who has been convicted for the sensational rape and murder of Priyadarshani Mattoo and sentenced to death by the Delhi High Court? In an official booklet circulated to the media by the Central investigating agency, Santosh Singh is stated to...