Extraordinary Indians| Payal Jangid: A Child-Rights Activist Married To Her Cause

Payal Jangid is the first Indian to receive the Goalkeepers Global Goals Changemaker Award from Gates Foundation in 2019. She earned it for her work in combatting social evils like domestic abuse, child labour, ghoonghat pratha [purdah] and early marriage
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9 Facts You Should Know About GSAT-30

India's communication satellite GSAT-30 was successfully launched into geosynchronous transfer orbit by Ariane 5

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#HealthFix | Tips For A Healthier And Happier You

How to eat a rainbow, stay stress-free, and more

Health & Wellness

7 Surprising Ways Cold Weather Helps Your Body

We think of winter as cold and flu season, but the chilly temperatures have powerful biological upsides too

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Keep The Peace: How To Resolve Conflicts And Build Better Relations With Your Neighbour

A little bit of conflict now and then is unavoidable. Here’s how to butt heads the better way

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We Need To Make Education A Political Issue

Raising children who can think and play a meaningful role in the world is at the core of a good education system

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In Conversation With Satya Nadella

Through an exclusive interaction with Satya Nadella, Reader's Digest follows the inspiring journey of a young man from south India who rose to be CEO of Microsoft and is leading its revival with a human touch

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Chhapaak Review: A Convincing, Nuanced And Moving Take On Laxmi Agarwal's Real-Life Experiences

A gentle, empathetic story about acid-attack survivors becomes unnecessarily expository in its final stretch

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Bikram Choudhury: Truth And Lies

The hot-yoga founder, the documentary shows, is a flawed and criminally dangerous man

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20 Questions For The 2020s

We ask experts—across different fields—to visualize the next decade and come up with their vision for the 2020s

Extraordinary Indians| Saalumarada Thimmakka: The Green Centenarian
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Extraordinary Indians| Saalumarada Thimmakka: The Green Centenarian

For over 70 years, Saalumarada Thimmakka, now 107, has been planting trees in Karnataka 

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Prediction Season

The new year always brings prognostications, most of them wrong. You know who gets them right? A few good books (and movies) 

Perumal Murugan's Most Beloved Book Companions
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Perumal Murugan's Most Beloved Book Companions

Perumal Murugan is a Tamil author, scholar, literary chronicler and associate professor. He has several novels, short stories and anthologies of poetry to his credit. Seven of his novels have been translated into English and shortlisted for major awards—Seasons of the Palm, One Part Woman and Poonachi, among them

CAA: 'India Will Violate International Human Rights Conventions and Be Isolated Globally'
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CAA: 'India Will Violate International Human Rights Conventions and Be Isolated Globally'

With the new law, India’s inclusive image, built up over decades, could now be sullied, fear former diplomats

An Interview With William Dalrymple: Of History, Conquest And Anarchy
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An Interview With William Dalrymple: Of History, Conquest And Anarchy

Reader’s Digest in conversation with William Dalrymple, author of historical and narrative non-fiction and co-director of the Jaipur Literature Festival