Weekend Mega Linkfest:July 31,2015

Some off beat reads for the weekend:

An open letter by a cop to those opposing death penalty to Yakub (Op)

Shaming of the British Empire (Open)

The last resort for an Indian Cancer patient (Scroll)

Is this India’s worst real estate nightmare? (Mint)

Making money off the lazy economy (FF)

The singular mind of Terry Tao (NYTimes)

Bobby Jindal and the trouble with Louisiana (New Yorker)

Why Cecil was such an important lion (Slate)

A Pakistani teen made $200,000 in a month as a professional gamer (Bloomberg)

Why do mosquitoes bite some people more than others (Smithsonian)

Why Mullah Omar’s death could be a nightmare for Afghanistan (Atlantic)

The worst thing you can do in a job interview (Forbes)

BJP and Modi’s horoscopes (Gossip Guru)

Auto Review:Maruti S-Cross (TeamBHP)

How to get the best finance deal while buying a car (TeamBHP)