Anonymous sources in newspapers of March 18
South Asia Check / March 19, 2017
Annapurna Post report headlined “Dahal-Xi meet confirmed” by Rewati Sapkota datelined Kathmandu has quoted an unnamed Chinese source, a high-level source, and a Maoist leader four times.
Kantipur report headlined “Ploy to milk more benefits from state” by Rajendra Phuyal datelined Kathmandu has quoted an unnamed official from the parliament secretariat, an unnamed source, an unnamed member of parliament twice, and an unnamed member of a sub-committee.
Kantipur report headlined “Modi asks if all three elections are possible in ten months” by Kamal Dev Bhattarai datelined New Delhi has quoted two unnamed sources.
Nagarik report headlined “Why do police shoot people in head and chest?” by KP Dhungana datelined Kathmandu has quoted two unnamed officials and an unnamed insider.
The Kathmandu Post report headlined “Officials say headway on OBOR, TTA unlikely” by Anil Giri datelined Kathmandu has quoted unnamed officials and unnamed sources once each.
The Kathmandu Post report headlined “No temp cops in sensitive districts: Govt” datelined Kathmandu has quoted an unnamed official from the Election Commission. It has no byline.
Republica report headlined “Power to the local units” by Ashok Dahal datelined Kathmandu has quoted unnamed officials from the Ministry of Federal Affairs and Local Development.
Republica report headlined “Few days delay in printing ballots not serious: EC” by Bhadra Sharma datelined Kathmandu has quoted unnamed sources from the Election Commission once.
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