Anonymous sources in newspapers of December 30
South Asia Check / December 31, 2015
Nagarik report headlined “Rs 90 billion collected for earthquake relief, victims still high and dry” by Balkrishna Gyawali datelined Kathmandu has quoted one unnamed source: A top official of the Office of the Prime Minister and Council of Ministers.
Kantipur report headlined “Earthquake relief goods misused” by Sudip Kaini datelined Gorkha has quoted seven unnamed sources: A member of the District Natural Disaster Relief Committee Gorkha, a source, a source associated with the Nepalese Army barracks in Gorkha, warehouse staff, another source, staffs and the members of Relief Materials Distribution Committee.
Kantipur report headlined “Attempts to get affiliation through devious means” by Krishna Gyawali datelined Kathmandu has quoted three unnamed sources: A source associated with the Ministry of Health, a member of the Tribhuvan University’s Institute of Medicine (IOM) and a source associated with the IOM.
The Kathmandu Post report headlined “Thakur, Yadav on the same page, Mahato adamant” datelined Kathmandu has quoted two unnamed sources: A leader of the United Democratic Madhesi Front, and a leader from the Tarai-Madhes Democratic Party. The report does not carry a byline.
The Kathmandu Post report headlined “UML district leader killed” by Aman Koirala datelined Sarlahi has quoted two unnamed sources: Local people and party (UML) sources.
The Kathmandu Post report headlined “CPN-UML in bid to bend the rules” by Manish Gautam datelined Kathmandu has quoted one unnamed source: A senior official of the Ministry of Health.
The Himalayan Times report headlined “Constitution amendment process slowed down” by Prakash Acharya datelined Kathmandu has quoted one unnamed source: A close aide to the Speaker.
The Himalayan Times report headlined “Thapa returns with China’s pledge of another fuel grant” datelined Kathmandu has quoted two unnamed sources: A source close to Prime Minister Oli and another source. The report does not carry a byline.
Annapurna Post report headlined “China to provide fuel worth Rs 160 million” datelined Kathmandu has quoted two unnamed sources: An official of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and a senior official of the ministry. The report does not carry a byline.
Annapurna Post report headlined “Process to waive ‘demand charge’ worth Rs 1.25 billion ” by Bikash Thapa datelined Kathmandu has quoted three unnamed sources: A source associated with the Ministry of Finance, an official of the Nepal Electricity Authority, and an office bearer of the Federation of Nepalese Chambers of Commerce and Industry.
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