Anonymous sources in newspapers of November 15
South Asia Check / November 16, 2016
Kantipur report headlined “Federal Alliance issues ultimatum to government” by Basanta Basnet datelined Kathmandu has quoted unnamed sources in four instances: A source close to the prime minister, a senior leader of the United Democratic Madhesi Front (UDMF), a source, and another leader from the UDMF.
Kantipur report headlined “277 megawatts in 8 months” by Balaram Baniya datelined Kathmandu has quoted unnamed sources in four instances: Officials of the Nepal Electricity Authority in two instances, officials at the Ministry of Energy and officials of the Independent Power Producers’ Association, Nepal.
Nagarik report headlined “Indian currency won’t be exchanged!” datelined Kathmandu has quoted unnamed sources in two instances: A senior official at the Nepal Rastra Bank and a senior official at the Ministry of Finance. This report does not carry a byline.
Nagarik report headlined “ANNISU-R vandalizes KU office” by Madhusudan Guragain datelined Banepa has quoted unnamed sources in three instances: A staffer, an official at the Kathmandu University (KU), and a security guard on duty. ANNISU-R stands for All Nepal National Independent Students’ Union-Revolutionary, the student wing of the Communist Party of Nepal (Maoist Center).
Nagarik report headlined “My position is not important than KC’s life” by Deepak Dahal datelined Kathmandu has quoted unnamed sources in three instances: An office bearer of the Tribhuvan University, a medical doctor and a professor.
The Kathmandu Post report headlined “Gathabandhan ‘gives’ 15 more days to govt” by Roshan Sedhai datelined Kathmandu has quoted unnamed source in one instance: A source close to Sadbhawana Party chairman Rajendra Mahato.
The Kathmandu Post report headlined “Police shoot dead armed man in Rautahat” by Laxmi Sah and Pawan Yadav datelined Rautahat has quoted unnamed source in two instances: A local and a senior police official.
Republica report headlined “Dahal asks Modi for IC exchange facility” by Sagar Ghimire and Bal Krishna Gnawali datelined Kathmandu has quoted unnamed source in two instances: A high-level official at Nepal Rastra Bank and another Nepal Rastra Bank official.
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