Anonymous sources in newspapers of June 29
South Asia Check / June 30, 2016
Nagarik report headlined “Development budget spending: Big talk no action” by Balkrishna Adhikari datelined Kathmandu has quoted unnamed sources in two instances: A highly-placed official at the Ministry of Finance and an official of the Ministry of Finance.
Annapurna Post report headlined “Army helicopter purchase process halted” by Shambhu Kattel datelined Kathmandu has quoted unnamed sources in six instances: Sources in four instances, an official at the Prime Minister’s Office, and an official of the Nepalese Army.
Kantipur report headlined “Consensus developing on reconstruction grant, total grant to be paid in two tranches” by Rajendra Phuyal datelined Kathmandu has quoted unnamed sources in two instances: A source and another source.
The Kathmandu Post report headlined “Nepali tea unlikely to get easy entry to India” by Kamal Dev Bhattarai datelined New Delhi has quoted unnamed sources in five instances: Nepali officials participating in the Nepal-India Inter-governmental Committee meeting, Nepali tea exporters, officials, a member of the Nepali delegation and a source.
The Kathmandu Post report headlined “7 of 16 Nepalis detained in Micronesia rescued” by Ramchandra Giri datelined Kathmandu has quoted unnamed sources in one instance: Officials at the Embassy of Nepal in Malaysia.
The Himalayan Times report headlined “Eminent Persons Group to review all aspects of Nepal-India relations” by Lekhnath Pandey datelined Kathmandu has quoted unnamed sources in one instance: Another EPG member. EPG stands for Eminent Persons Group.
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