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About Goodpal

I am a firm believer in healthy people (mind and body both), healthy societies and healthy environment. I also undertake content writing and documentation projects. Please feel free to comment, share and broadcast your views. If you wish to write for this blog, please contact me at vj.agra@yahoo.com Thanks for stopping by. Have a Good Day!

Why Pakistan is So Wrong on Kashmir

Pakistan’s love for Kashmir is pure Islamic – in the “exclusionary” sense as people know Islam today. This is the root of all problems Pakistan creates in Kashmir. Continue reading

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What Makes Pakistan, Pakistan!

Pakistan’s craze for radical Islam and long nurtured hatred against India have left it badly infected with fundamentalists and extremists which will keep it away from focusing on social development in decades to come. Continue reading

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Destroying Kashmiri Culture – The Pakistan Way

Sufism in Kashmir unites Hindus and Muslims. It is something that doesn’t suit those who use Islam to further their political agenda. Continue reading

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Wahhabism – The Ideological Force Behind Islamic Extremism

When good mannered people claim that terror and violent activities of Islamic groups has nothing to do with Islam, should know about the entry of Wahhabism into Islam in the 18th century. Continue reading

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Poverty is Cancer not Flu ! – Mahbub Ul Haq

Late Pakistani economist Mahbub Ul Haq is the brain behind UNDP’s human development index (HDI). He has seen the emptiness and deception of using GDP growth as measure of national progress. His concept of human development brought a paradigm shift in the global developmental discourse. Now more and more countries are trying to measure people’s well being beyond per capita GDP numbers. Continue reading

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India: Growth Vs Development Debate

Five year old Sen-Bhagwati debate has brought into focus the crucial debate around the India’s development path. Should it follow the Western path of GDP growth alone or also focus on developing human capital? And how about sustainability of development? Continue reading

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Is the World Heading Towards a New Global Order?

The world is much changed today. It needs a new set of governing rules; more just and more humane. Continue reading

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