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Opposition blasts Punjab govt. over drugs issue

first_imgThe Opposition in Punjab hit out at the Congress government on Friday, accusing it of not having any concrete policy to fight the drugs menace prevalent in the State. The criticism came a day after the State government brought back IPS officer Harpreet Singh Sidhu as chief of the anti-drugs Special Task Force, nearly a year after he was removed from the post following reports of a tussle between him and the then DGP. Leaders of the Aam Aadmi Party, the principal Opposition, said the State government’s decision of yet again change the STF chief shows lack of planning and concrete policy. “The Congress has been in power for over two years now, yet the problem of drugs continues unabated. It’s time for taking decisive action, but the government is busy in ‘cosmetic’ moves to save its face,” said senior party leaders Kultar Singh Sandhwan, Sadhu Singh and Gurdit Singh Sekhon in a joint statement here.CM targetedThe leaders also took potshots at the Chief Minister. “The government should give the reason why Mr. Sidhu was removed earlier and why now he is being brought back. While we do not question Mr. Sidhu’s determination towards his duty, the Chief Minister’s intentions are under cloud,” said the leaders.Punjab BJP chief Shwait Malik said that the purpose of setting up the STF was only to corner political opponents. “Replacing officers only proves that if anyone does not cooperate with the government’s whim and fancies, he or she should be moved,” he told reporters.last_img read more

Aamir Khan wants children to be caring, hardworking

first_imgBollywood superstar Aamir Khan wants kids to be caring, hardworking and focused in their lives.”I want kids to be hardworking, passionate and focused in their lives,” Aamir said addressing participants of Round Square International Conference 2014 at Sanskar Valley School here today.Delegates, including students from 22 countries, belonging to five continents which are members of Round Square, took part in the meeting. Aamir Khan wants kids to be caring, hardworking and focused in their lives.When asked about one of the most important qualities in life, Aamir said, “Caring is the most important thing that comprises everything, love, compassion among other things.””It is a very important quality in life,” he said.To a question, Aamir said one should not leave his/her dreams, no matter a person may have to compromise with the means to achieve it.Besides other subjects, educators should emphasise on promoting sports in the curriculum as it teaches a lot of things, specially how to work as a team, he said.He also advised parents not to compare their children with anyone, as every child is special in his own way.The actor also asked educators to make learning a fun exercise by encouraging students to ask questions so that they have clarity of concepts.last_img read more