Anonymous sources in newspapers of February 24
South Asia Check / February 25, 2016
Kantipur report headlined “Security policy to come soon” by Jagadishwar Pandey datelined Kathmandu has quoted an unnamed defense official.
Nagarik report headlined “Attempts being made to rob consumers again” by Dilip Paudel datelined Kathmandu has quoted an unnamed official from the Ministry of Supplies, and a director from the Nepal Oil Corporation.
Annapurna Post report headlined “Controversy over joint statement” by Santosh Ghimire datelined Kathmandu has quoted an unnamed high-level Nepali official.
Republica report headlined “Birat brings further 132 KL petrol, out to sell at Rs 155 per liter” by Sujan Dhungana has quoted an unnamed source at the Ministry of Supplies and another official from the Department of Customs.
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