Weekend Mega Linkfest: June 23,2017

Some off beat reads for the long weekend:

How Uber’s CEO got fired (NYTimes)

Behind the MGR Seduction (Scroll)

The case of the Missing Rahul Gandhi (Jaggi)

Open letter by Sanjay Dixit to disgruntled IAS officers (Swarajya)

Pakistan-The undeclared Jihad Factory (EP Today)

How boy soldiers survived Boko Haram (NYTimes)

Confessions of a Cartel Hit Man (Men’s Journal)

American truckers are debt slaves (USA Today)

Being Donald Trump-The life of an impersonator (Guardian)

Travelogue: Iceland (AFar)

Japan in 72 Hours (Nat Geo)

When did we lose the game to Pakistan? (Great Bong)

Darjeeling Tea: A Second Flush (Open)

Mumbai Diary (Aniruddha Roy)

Why India needs a library movement (Caravan)

Weekend Mega Linkfest: June 16, 2017

Some off beat reads for the weekend:

How Wells Fargo defrauded more than a million customers (VF)

How the US triggered a massacre in Mexico (Publica)

From Russia with blood (BuzzFeed)

Neel Kashkari is the Fed’s toughest internal critic (Businessweek)

NDTV frauds Vs Freedom (Mediacrooks)

The secret origin story of the iPhone (Verge)

Driving and camping in Scotland (TeamBHP)

Spoof: Hitler rant over “Vegetable Biryani” (Scroll)

Celebrating all things Peru (Nat Geo)

China’s dog meat festival (Forbes)

Fungus turns beetles into killer zombies (Live Science)

Koh-i-noor stories lose their shine (Flipboard)

21 long exposure photos that will blow your socks off (Light Stalking)

23 of the oldest color photos ever taken (Buzzfeed)

Bhojpuri Diary (Ravi Kishan)

Weekend Mega Linkfest: June 09, 2017

Some off beat reads for the weekend:

Rise of the Machines-who is IOT good for? (Guardian)

Hung Parliament in UK (New Statesman)

The bounty hunter of Wall Street (NYTimes)

The revenge of James Comey (New Yorker)

The rags to riches story of Kapil Sharma (YS)

Raghuram Rajan has the last laugh (Swarajya)

No one has ever made a corruption machine like this (BW)

Future of Indian Muslim Politics (Caravan)

Congress anarchy plan (Media Crooks)

The Legacy of Meesey Thimmaiah  (BI)

7 Pakistani Startups (Dawn)

Coorg Diary (Outlook)

Travelogue: Exploring Alaska (TeamBHP)

Gossip: Amitabh’s ambition (Gossip Guru)

10 Best Hotel Restaurants in India (NatGeo)

Weekend Mega Linkfest: June 02,2017

Some off beat reads for the weekend:

The biggest corruption scandal in History (Guardian)

Hell is empty and all hedge fund managers are at the Bellagio (Concourse)

Blast from the Past: Vietnam Story (US News)

The loneliness of Donald Trump (Lit Hub)

The Rise and Fall of Toronto’s Classiest Con Man (Walrus)

A Mobster, a family and a crime that won’t let them go (NYTimes)

Is the Gig Economy working? (New Yorker)

Ram Guha’s letter exposes Indian cricket stars (Scroll)

Harish Dhandev-The man who is earning Crores through farming (YS)

When did girls start wearing pink? (Smithsonian)

Surviving a visit to Agra’s Taj Mahal (Nat Geo)

Auto Review: Honda WR-V (Team BHP)

Movie Review: Sachin, A Billion Dreams (Great Bong)

Gossip: Venkaiah as President? (Gossip Guru)

Spoof in Pictures: Trump in Saudi Arabia (Dawn)

Weekend Mega Linkfest: May 12,2017

Some off beat reads for the weekend:

Middle Class Shock: Good jobs are vanishing (Jaggi)

The Great British Brexit robbery (Guardian)

Inside the hunt for Russia’s most notorious hacker (Wired)

Oyo Room’s Ponzi Scheme (The Ken)

How did I get cancer? (Dr. Rao)

What the last Nuremberg prosecutor wants you to know (CBS)

Israel’s invisible Filipino workforce (NYTimes)

The sorry state of Arab men (Economist)

Ownership Review: BMW 530d MSport (TeamBHP)

Two idiots and three pigs (Charles)

Caste teams in rural sports (Outlook)

Arun Shourie Vs PM (Gossip Guru)

Europe’s best cities for beer lovers (Nat Geo)

The World’s 14th most dangerous roads (Brightside)

Photo Essay: The Coffee House (IQ)