Anonymous sources in newspapers of January 18

South Asia Check / January 19, 2016

Republica report headlined “NRA entrusts NGO to recruit 3,000 engineers for damage survey” by Sangeet Sangroula datelined Kathmandu has quoted one unnamed source: A top official of the Ministry of Urban Development. NRA stands for National Reconstruction Authority.

Kantipur report headlined “Dispute over process to legitimize political mechanism” by Basanta Basnet datelined Kathmandu has quoted three unnamed sources: A source, a member of the taskforce present at the meeting, and a source present at the meeting.

The Kathmandu Post report headlined “Senior govt officials reluctant to join NRA” datelined Kathmandu has quoted one unnamed source: A source close to NRA chief executive. The report does not carry a byline.

Nagarik report headlined “How healthy is our prime minister?” by Prakash Timalsina and Mani Dahal datelined Kathmandu has quoted two unnamed sources: A relative of the prime minister, and a doctor.

Annapurna Post report headlined “Chinese concerns over Oli’s India visit” by Rewati Sapkota datelined Kathmandu has quoted four unnamed sources: Three different sources and an official from the Ministry of Foreign Affairs.


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