Weekend Mega Linkfest: 13 April, 2018

Some off beat reads for the weekend:

Israel & Iran headed for war in Syria (Atlantic)

The demise of the nation state (Rana Dasgupta)

Target : Journalist (Intercept)

How Netherlands feeds the world (NatGeo)

Hindutva politics in Dakshsina Kannada (Open)

The murder that shook Iceland (Guardian)

Rohingyas Vs Bangladeshis (Caravan)

Did drinking give me breast cancer? (Mother Jones)

A new face of Piyush Goyal (Gossip Guru)

Lalu’s chickens (Media Crooks)

7 lesser known facts about Dr. Babasaheb Ambedkar (HP)

Calcutta Food Trail (Nat Geo)

4 Types of Momsplains (Arre)

On wasting time in Clubs (J Mathrubootham)

Road Trip: AP & Telangana (TeamBHP)

Weekend Mega Linkfest: 06 April, 2018

Some off beat reads for the weekend:

The 50,000 Crores over invoicing scam (Caravan)

When will Britain face up to its crimes against humanity (Guardian)

The ISIS Files (NYTimes)

China’s debt time bomb (ATimes)

The Nintendo King and the mid-life crisis (Wired)

Interview with the Saudi Crown Prince (Atlantic)

Cricket : The Nationalist Game (Shashi Tharoor)

The end of our montage (Sudhir Mishra)

Salman Khan’s conviction is a victory to be proud of (Swati Thiyagarajan)

The broken dreams of Nitish Kumar (Gossip Guru)

Travelogue: Hawaii (Team BHP)

Country means we must adjust, no?  (J Mathrubootham)

The misery of my miscarriage (Kohl Girl)

Singapore Diary (Outlook India)

10 things that happen if you walk everyday (Brightside)

Weekend Mega Linkfest: 28 March, 2018

Some off beat reads for the long long weekend:

Is it time for the Jews to leave Europe? (Atlantic)

The Putin-Xi era (ATimes)

Interview with Amit Shah (You Tube)

The ultimate conversation on healthy eating (Grub Street)

Who wants to defame Yogi ? (Gossip Guru)

Ilayaraja,Jesus and Ramana (Swarajya)

A lurking prejudice (Jawed Naqwi)

The lives of others (Yasser Usman)

Sinister Vs Meek (Media Crooks)

Giraffes slip into endangered species list (Smithsonian)

72 Hours in Moscow (Nat Geo)

14 stories of kindness (Brightside)

“You are a good girl, na? ” (Arre)

Remembering Ek, Do, Teen (J Mathrubootham)

Yuri Gagarin-The first man in space (RT)

Weekend Mega Linkfest: 23 March, 2018

Some off beat reads for the weekend:

How organised crime took over Russia (Guardian)

The Great British Tea Heist (Smithsonian)

Why the Rohingya can’t return (HP)

The Kurds keep remaking the Middle East (Atlantic)

Trump rolls the dice on China trade (ATimes)

The road out of Gwadar (Dawn)

Cutting ‘old heads’ at IBM (Pro Publica)

A moral reckoning in Silicon Valley (New Yorker)

The farmer’s long march to Mumbai (Rural India)

Road Trip: Prague & Germany (Team BHP)

Spoof: Saudi Prince & Jared Kushner (The Onion)

A Marathi Food movie with a caste problem (Arre)

Average intelligence on Earth has come down by 10 points (J Mathrubootham)

Stephen Hawking Diary (Outlook)

See if you can pass the FBI Special Agent test (Brightside)

Weekend Mega Linkfest: 16 March, 2018

Some off beat reads for the weekend:

How Qatar’s kidnapped royalty became pawns in Iran’s plot (NYTimes)

Putin’s politics of eternity (Guardian)

FBI piqued by Russia sex spy story (ATimes)

Silicon Valley’s ‘Fake it till you Make it’ culture (Wired)

What Trump and Kushner taught me about deception (Time)

Yogi Adityanath’s loss of face (Scroll)

Kashmir- The Cost of a Statement (Rahul Pandita)

Travelogue: Lahaul & Spiti (Team BHP)

The falling apart of NDA (Gossip Guru)

Travel Hacks from around the world (Nat Geo)

How I beat ‘Northeasternitis’ (Arre)

Who wants social media? (J Mathrubootham)

The key to happiness is knowing everything sucks (Ryan Holiday)

Start a book club with your tween (Offspring Lifehacker)

ISRO Spy Case Diary (Outlook)