Anonymous sources in newspapers of October 5
South Asia Check / October 6, 2015
Nagarik report headlined “Blockade gets tighter” has quoted two unnamed sources: An official from the Biratnagar Customs Office and an Indian security personnel. The report does not carry a byline.
Nagarik report headlined “Dahal’s clear support to Oli” by Prakash Timilsina datelined Kathmandu has quoted four unnamed sources: Two ‘sources’ in two different contexts, a source that had attended the Office Bearers’ Meeting of the Nepali Congress, and a source close to Pushpa Kamal Dahal.
The Kathmandu Post report headlined “PM post not a done deal for KP Oli yet” by Anil Giri and Bhadra Sharma datelined Kathmandu has quoted three unnamed sources: A leader from Nepali Congress, leaders from Nepali Congress, and leaders of Nepali Congress who attended the meeting.
The Kathmandu Post report headlined “IOC refuses to provide fuel despite assurances” by Rajesh Khanal datelined Kathmandu has quoted two unnamed sources: Officials of the Nepal Oil Corporation and an official from the Ministry of Commerce and Supply.
Republica report headlined “No fuel cargo entered Nepal Sunday” datelined Kathmandu has quoted one unnamed source: Nepali traders. The report does not carry a byline.
Kantipur report headlined “Delhi intends to put more pressure” by Devendra Bhattarai datelined New Delhi has quoted two unnamed sources: A diplomatic source, and a source.
Kantipur report headlined “Customs point remains completely obstructed” by Bhusan Yadav datelined Birgunj has quoted seven unnamed sources: A staff of the Nepal Oil Corporation, a staff of the District Traffic Police Office, a source associated with the Nepal Oil Corporation, an LPG bottler, a driver, a source, and an expert.
Kantipur report headlined “UDMF forms talks team” by Basanta Basnet datelined Kathmandu has quoted an unnamed source: A source.
Annapurna Post report headlined “UML nominates Oli” by Balkumar Nepal datelined Kathmandu has quoted three unnamed sources: A source, an office bearer of the Nepali Congress and another office bearer of the Nepali Congress.
Annapurna Post report headlined “IOC befools” by Rajesh Varma datelined Kathmandu has quoted two unnamed sources: A source associated with the Nepal Oil Corporation, and a source.
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