Anonymous sources in newspapers of January 3
South Asia Check / January 4, 2016
The Himalayan Times report headlined “Investigative report indicates attempt to cover-up Turkish airlines crash-landing” by Rajan Pokhrel datelined Kathmandu has quoted three unnamed sources: A senior captain working with Nepal Airlines Corporation, an aviation expert and another aviation expert.
The Kathmandu Post report headlined “SLMM drops a hint of deal on 4-pt plan” by Kamal Dev Bhattarai datelined Kathmandu has quoted one unnamed source: SLMM leaders. SLMM refers to the Samyukta Loktantrik Madhesi Morcha, which translates as United Democratic Madhesi Front.
The Kathmandu Post report headlined “Sadbhawana Party move catches allies by surprise” by Roshan Sedhai datelined Kathmandu has quoted two unnamed sources: A Sadbhawana Party leader and sources.
Annapurna Post report headlined “UCPN (Maoist) discusses quitting government” by Rewati Sapkota datelined Kathmandu has quoted one unnamed source: A leader.
Kantipur report headlined “Involvement in politics may put job at risk” by Chandra Shekhar Adhikari datelined Kathmandu has quoted two unnamed sources: A highly-placed source at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and an official at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs.
Kantipur report headlined “Norwegian company withdraws from Tamakoshi-3” by Gokarna Awasthi datelined Kathmandu has quoted two unnamed sources: A source, and analysts.
Nagarik report headlined “Process to sign labor accord with Saudi Arabia moves ahead” by Rudra Khadka datelined Kathmandu has quoted six unnamed sources: An official at the Ministry of Labor and Employment (MoLE), another MoLE official, MoLE officials, another MoLE official, government officials, and officials involved in drafting the labor accord.
Nagarik report headlined “Xi Jinping to visit Nepal” by Purna Basnet datelined Kathmandu has quoted three unnamed sources: A Beijing-based South Asia expert, sources in Beijing, and an expert from Beijing.
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