Anonymous sources in newspapers of October 7
South Asia Check / October 8, 2015
Kantipur report headlined “No agreement on Fast Track” by Krishna Acharya datelined Kathmandu has quoted two unnamed sources: A source present at meeting and a minister present at the meeting. Fast Track here refers to the proposed Kathmandu-Tarai Fast Track road project.
Kantipur report headlined “Demand for amending 35 articles” by Basanta Basnet datelined Kathmandu has quoted one unnamed source: A member of the dialogue team formed by agitating United Democratic Madhesi Front.
Kantipur report headlined “Indian embassy also asks for fuel” by Raju Chaudhari datelined Kathmandu has quoted one unnamed source: An official of Nepal Oil Corporation.
Annapurna Post report headlined “Indian outrage against Oli” by Chudamani Bhattarai datelined Kathmandu has quoted two unnamed sources: A source and a senior official at the Office of the Prime Minister and Council of Ministers.
Annapurna Post report headlined “We will help in supplying goods: EU” datelined Kathmandu has quoted an unnamed source: An official of Nepal’s Ministry of Foreign Affairs. This news does not carry a byline.
Annapurna Post report headlined “Oli has majority support with without Nepali Congress support” by Balkumar Nepal datelined Kathmandu has quoted two unnamed sources: A CPN-UML leader and another CPN-UML leader.
Nagarik report headlined “India further tightens customs points” datelined Kathmandu has quoted two unnamed sources: An agent of the Biratnagar customs point and an official. This report does not carry a byline.
Nagarik report headlined “Modi does not want to talk” by Mani Dahal datelined Kathmandu has quoted three unnamed sources: A source, a source associated with New Delhi-based Nepali Embassy and an official of the Nepali Embassy.
Nagarik report headlined “No decision taken on fast track contract” by Laxman Biyogi datelined Kathmandu has quoted four unnamed sources: A parliamentarian present at the meeting, a source, an official of the Ministry of Physical Infrastructure and Transport and the staffers of the ministry.
Nagarik report headlined “Embassies ask government for fuel” by Sujan Oli datelined Kathmandu has quoted three unnamed sources: A highly-placed source at Nepal Oil Corporation (NOC), a source, and a senior NOC official.
Republica report headlined “Diplomatic missions feel the heat of blockade” by Sujan Oli datelined Kathmandu has quoted one unnamed source: Sources at the NOC.
The Himalayan Times report headlined “Government likely to register constitution amendment bill today” datelined Kathmandu has quoted one unnamed source: Sources. The report does not carry a byline.
Gorkhapatra report headlined “UML canvassing support for prime ministerial bid” by Lucky Chaudhary datelined Kathmandu has quoted one unnamed source: A source associated with CPN-UML.
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