Anonymous sources in newspapers of March 11
South Asia Check / March 16, 2017
Nagarik report headlined “Bullying by Indian SSB is frequent along Nepal-India border” by Surendra Paudel datelined Kathmandu has quoted unnamed sources in five instances: A highly-placed source at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, a source in three instance, and a source at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs.
The Kathmandu Post report headlined “Govt sends diplomatic note to India over SSB firing” by Anil Giri datelined Kathmandu has quoted an unnamed source in one instance: Sources.
Republica report headlined “Kanchanpur culvert was built as per bilateral agreement” by Dil Bahadur Chhatyal datelined Kathmandu has quoted an unnamed source in one instance: Officials.
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