Anonymous sources in newspapers of December 6
South Asia Check / December 8, 2015
Annapurna Post report headlined “Morcha rejects proposal” by Chiranjivi Dhungana and Balkumar Nepal datelined Kathmandu has quoted two unnamed sources: A source and another source. Morcha refers to the United Democratic Madhesi Front.
Nagarik report headlined “Proposal for action against Khadka to be forwarded to cabinet” datelined Kathmandu has quoted five unnamed sources: Four different members of the executive committee of the Nepal Oil Corporation (NOC) and a source. The report does not carry a byline.
Nagarik report headlined “Even iron tablets are not unavailable” by Jitendra Kumar Jha datelined Rajbiraj has quoted two unnamed sources: Informed persons, and a source associated with the local administration.
Kantipur report headlined “CIAA begins investigation against 29 individuals” by Balaram Baniya and Gokarna Aawasthi datelined Kathmandu has quoted five unnamed sources: A source, senior officials of banks, another source, a source associated with the parliament secretariat, and another source.
Kantipur report headlined “Three big parties and UDMF fail to reach agreement” by Basanta Basnet datelined Kathmandu has quoted two unnamed sources: A source from the prime minister’s residence Baluwatar, and a leader of the United Democratic Madhesi Front (UDMF).
Kantipur report headlined “Talks at overt and covert levels” by Devendra Bhattarai datelined New Delhi has quoted two unnamed sources: A source close to Indian National Congress leader Karan Singh, and a former Indian ambassador to Nepal.
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