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Malik said that the terrorists have shifted their strategy and are now targeting senior officers and prominent personalities to demoralise the nation but the government will continue its fight against them.
In an affidavit before the Supreme Court, the Centre has submitted that the petition questioning the appointment of Sinha had been filed with vested interest to demoralise the institution, which had been taking stringent action against " erring market participants and corporates".
Iraqi foreign minister Hoshiyar Zebari said that Saddam's capture would demoralise resistance fighters and free the Iraqi people from fear.
He added that such statements might demoralise the morale of BJP workers.
She speaks of the council's "ultimate responsibility to provide services to the people of Coventry" yet fails to acknowledge her responsibility in being brought in to apply single status and demoralise the workforce so much that they are left with such little incentive to provide any service.
The tables demoralise teachers, damage children's education and make some so stressed when they sit the tests on which they are based that they become ill, the union said as it voted to lobby the Government to abandon the tables.
This negative image demoralises staff because they feel they are being used as a political football,' said Karen Jennings, the union's national officer.