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During a recent vitamin A supplement programme, officials found that malnutrition cases were on the rise in the villages.
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The ripples created by the 2015 Tikapur incident had just begun to settle down. The town’s residents were gathering themselves from the incident that resulted in violent killings of nine people, and nearly stoked communal violence between the Tharu and non-Tharu communities.
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Police have arrested two men from Kathmandu in connection with the murder of a youth in Tikapur during celebration of Holi festival on Friday.
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Tikapur was a ghostly town when I last visited 27 months ago. I had arrived two days after eight police officers, including a senior superintendent of police (SSP), were killed by an angry mob of mostly-Tharu protesters, and a day after members of the Pahadi population retaliated by setting fire to properties they believed to belong to the Tharus.
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Around 200 houses have been submerged after the overflowing waters of Patharaiya River entered human settlements at Tikapur Municipality and Janaki Rural Municipality.
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The Tikapur carnage was premeditated and the protesters were offered money to present themselves violently, said a report by a taskforce under Parliamentary Committee on Social Justice and Human Rights.
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