Weekend Mega Linkfest: 29 January, 2021

Some off beat reads for the weekend:

Putin’s Palace : World’s largest bribe (You Tube)

Britain becomes the first country to sanction itself (Indi Samarajiva)

The incredible story of Sidra Qasim (Brandon Stanton)

The plight of Issa Amro (Guardian)

How the Kenyan Maasai are saving the lions (DB)

Nawabs of Negativity (Minhaz Merchant)

Battle for Bengal (Shikha Mukerjee)

How the Communists destroyed industries in W Bengal (DB)

Gandhi in Noakhali (LHI)

The Indian Legion in the German Army (Madras Courier)

The failure of Rajdeep Sardesai (Jaggi)

Travelogue: Holiday in Saudi Arabia (Team BHP)

On Nidhi Chala Sukhama (Aditya Bharadwaj)

20 Years on, where are India’s Board Toppers? (IE)

Why afternoon naps are good for you (Mint)

Luxury Video

An ordinary man,two extra ordinary bodyguards

Luxury Video

Luxury:What’s so special about this 32,000 $ shower?

Luxury Video

Will this $1200 Haircut change your life?