Weekend Mega Linkfest: 23 July, 2021

Some offbeat reads for the weekend:

The secret history of the Tata, Mistry, Wadia feud ( Coomi Kapoor)

Why the Dalai Lama deserves the Bharat Ratna (Tsewang Rigzin)

Afghanistan: Peace of the Graveyard (M J Akbar)

Why the Canadian Left is burning down churches (Unherd)

A famine in Madagascar (Al Jazeera)

Delivery apps are killing Singapore’s food stalls (RoW)

Whats it like to be a refugee in Britain (Guardian)

Israel in meltodown over Ben & Jerrys ice cream (RT)

How Israelis & Gazans got jailed in Bulgaria (TOI)

Tiki Girl (Amanda Lee Koe)

Thread: Bal Gangadhar Tilak (Ratnakar Sadasyula)

The third attack on Pearl Harbor (ButWhatFor)

The legend of Manasa Devi (Hindu Aesthetic)

The tragic story of India’s greatest spy (MC)

5 acts of kindness of Robin Williams (Goodable)


Linkfest: 23 July, 2021

Some stuff I am reading today morning:

Zomato to list today (BS)

Airtel hikes rates (CNBC)

India’s consumption spending gets hit (Forbes)

5 Stages of a Company’s Decline (Marcellus)

What next for gold? (Morningstar)

Crypto: Stablecoins Vs CBDCs (A VC)

All aboard the Axie Infinity hype train (Super Joost)

The highest forms of wealth (Morgan Housel)

We are all investors now (Nick Maggiulli)

It takes more than money to retire early (Lazyman)


Linkfest: 22 July, 2021

Some stuff I am reading today morning:

Infosys reopens offices (BS)

Byju’s buys US reading platform Epic for $500 Million (BT)

Inside Mukesh Ambani’s green gambit (Forbes)

Tata Sons sets the ball rolling to buy Air India (Rediff)

The turnaround story of Indian Overseas Bank (BL)

Indigo Paints : Unlocking growth with incentives ( Sequoia )

On PayTM IPO DRHP ( Leading Nowhere )

Bringing the Metaverse & NFTs back to earth (II)

FOMO in the VC ecosystem ( Frank Rotman )

Community explains some of the stock market moves (TRB)


Linkfest: 21 July, 2021

Some stuff I am reading today morning:

Two-third Indians have antibodies against Corona Virus (BT)

Jeff Bezos flies to space (BS)

Swiggy closes $1.25 Bn funding (Rediff)

How Adani group became India’s largest airport operator (Forbes)

The future is here for Honeywell (Fortune)

Narayan Murthy on 1991 reforms (MC)

Bitcoin drops below $ 30,000 (CNBC)

The story of Nvidia (Ankith Harathi)

America’s monopoly problem (Vox)

Asymmetric returns (AM)


Linkfest: 20 July, 2021

Some stuff I am reading today morning:

Global markets sell off (CNBC )

Adani Group shares fall on MoS Finance statement (BS)

Thoughts on the Just Dial deal (Bhavin Shah)

Stock Talk: Syngene (Fortune)

Stock Talk: KRBL (Phoenix Capital)

Decoded: Marico’s D2C Strategy ( MC)

About that tout (Doomberg)

Axie Infinity: Infinity Revenue, Infinity Possibilities (Not Boring)

Being a Billionaire is a lot harder than it looks (Vanity Fair)

Interview with Julian Robertson (Graham & Doddsville)