Anonymous sources in newspapers of April 7
South Asia Check / April 11, 2017
Annapurna Post report headlined “Election Commission issues ultimatum to prime minister” by Narendra Saud datelined Kathmandu has quoted an unnamed source from the Election Commission twice.
Kantipur report headlined “Dispute over hierarchy heightens” by Balkrishna Basnet datelined Kathmandu has quoted an unnamed official from the secretariat of the Council of Ministers, a Nepali Congress minister, and a source.
Kantipur report headlined “EC in confusion due to lack of consensus among parties” by Rajesh Mishra datelined Kathmandu has quoted an unnamed source from the Election Commission twice.
Kantipur report titled “Rs 135,000 for admission in playgroup!” by Makar Shrestha datelined Kathmandu has quoted an unnamed guardian.
Nagarik report headlined “Cabinet meeting obstructed” by Arjun Subedi datelined Kathmandu has quoted an unnamed secretary from the Prime Minister’s Office.
The Himalayan Times report headlined “EPG discusses replacing 1950 treaty” by Lekhanath Pandey datelined Kathmandu has quoted an unnamed two unnamed members of the Eminent Persons Group [EPG], and an official.
The Himalayan Times report headlined “CPN-MC mulls withdrawing constitution amendment bill” datelined Kathmandu has quoted unnamed sources from the CPN-MC once.
Republica report headlined “Dahal for seniority to Thapa, Nidhi ‘in mood to resign’” datelined Kathmandu quotes an unnamed source. It has no byline.
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