Anonymous sources in newspapers of September 30
South Asia Check / October 1, 2015
Annapurna Post report headlined “Prime minister presses for withdrawal of two ministers” datelined Kathmandu has quoted four unnamed sources: A source associated with the Office of the Prime Minister, a source close to the prime minister, a source close to the official residence of the prime minister, and a source.
Annapurna Post report headlined “Armed Police Force IGP held main responsible” by Chudamani Bhattarai datelined Kathmandu has quoted three unnamed sources: A source close to the prime minister’s residence, Baluwatar; a source at the Ministry of Home Affairs; and a source.
The Himalayan Times report headlined “Bhattarai faces UDMF’s wrath in Janakpur” datelined Kathmandu has quoted an unnamed source. The report does not carry a byline.
Republica report headlined “Dependence on India in lack of roadlink to north” by Kuvera Chalise datelined Kathmandu has quoted an unnamed source: Customs officials.
The Kathmandu Post report headlined “Fiasco when diplomacy should be shrewd” by Anil Giri datelined Kathmandu has quoted two unnamed sources: Officials at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, and a senior foreign ministry official.
The Kathmandu Post report headlined “Talks make no headway” by Roshan Sedhai datelined Kathmandu has quoted one unnamed source: a leader present at the talks.
The Kathmandu Post report headlined “Goods stuck on border for no valid reason” by Devendra Bhattarai datelined New Delhi has quoted two unnamed sources: an officer at the Bhairahawa customs point and a Panitanki-based trader.
Nagarik report headlined “Nepal barred imports of Indian fruits and vegetables” by Balkrishna Gyawali datelined Kathmandu has quoted one unnamed source: A senior official of the Ministry of Finance.
Nagarik report headlined “Surrogacy services at resort” by Rubi Rauniar datelined Kathmandu has quoted six unnamed sources: A worker at the resort, an Australian man, a woman, a female janitor at the resort, a waiter of the hotel and a driver.
Kantipur report headlined “India’s three excuses” by Devendra Bhattarai datelined Kathmandu has quoted five unnamed sources: An official at the Bhairahawa customs point, a businessman based on Panitanki, an official at Raxual customs point, an official at Panitanki customs point and a Nepali entrepreneur.
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