Weekend Mega Linkfest: October 06, 2017

Some off beat reads for the weekend:

How Chinese tourists are changing the world (SCMP)

Why China got so angry with India (IE)

The fascinating history of Mysore Sandal Soap (BI)

Modinomics explained (Jaggi)

A Caste & Cultural war in Goa (Caravan)

When working from home doesn’t work (Atlantic)

Pakistan: The War Within (Diplomat)

Behind Saudi Arabia (Dawn)

Jackie Chan’s plans to keep on kicking (GQ)

Pune Villagers Vs Sunburn Festival (Scroll)

Why can’t we cure the common cold? (Guardian)

Travelogue: Machu Picchu, Peru (TeamBHP)

Best places to see the  Northern Lights (Smithsonian)

The Kangana-Hrithik drama (HP)

Mumbai Notebook (Anil Dharker)

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