Anonymous sources in newspapers of March 11
South Asia Check / March 15, 2016
Kantipur report headlined “China asks: What size plane shall we send?” by Chandra Shekher Adhikari datelined Kathmandu has quoted two unnamed sources: A source, and officials.
Nagarik report headlined “Rs 64 billion sought to ‘pay inducements to cadres'” by Balkrishna Gyawali datelined Nuwakot has quoted three unnamed sources: Senior officials of the Ministry of Finance, a senior official of the Ministry of Finance, and a source.
Annapurna Post report headlined “Justices recommendation issue, ruling parties themselves in dispute” by Chiranjivi Dhungana datelined Kathmandu has quoted two unnamed sources: Sources, and a senior leader of UCPN (Maoist).
Annapurna Post report headlined “Recommendation for chief election commissioners also sent back” by Narendra Saud datelined Kathmandu has quoted three unnamed sources: A source, another source, and a senior official of the Parliament Secretariat.
Kantipur report headlined “Speaker’s letter contradictory” by Balkrishna Adhikari and Rajendra Phuyal datelined Kathmandu has quoted one unnamed source: A source associated with Parliament Secretariat.
Republica report headlined “Govt still allowing Birat to sell fuel at arbitrary rate” by Sujan Dhungana datelined Kathmandu has quoted two unnamed sources: Officials of the Nepal Bureau of Standards and Metrology, and senior officials at government bodies.
The Kathmandu Post report headlined “IBN for materialising West Seti agreement” by Bibek Subedi datelined Kathmandu has quoted one unnamed source: An official at the Nepal Electricity Authority.
The Himalayan Times report headlined “NOC breaks rules to allow BPLL to sell petrol” by Pushpa Raj Acharya datelined Kathmandu has quoted one unnamed source: An official at Nepal Bureau of Standards and Metrology.
The Himalayan Times report headlined “PM to seek Chinese investment in hydropower” datelined Kathmandu has quoted four unnamed sources: Officials, sources, a foreign ministry source, and sources. The report does not have a byline.
The Himalayan Times report headlined “Tussle between UML, UCPN-M fuels conflict between judiciary, legislature” by Tika R Pradhan datelined Kathmandu has quoted two unnamed “sources” in two instances.
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