Saturday, 3 December, 2022
TopicJames Bond

Topic: James Bond

James Bond’s salary hasn’t kept up with French restaurant costs, study shows

During the 1950s and 1960s, Bond would have spent 18% of his salary but by about 2019, the British secret agent would have needed a third of his salary to dine regularly in France.

In trying to save the world, James Bond just saved the franchise

Does the world need 007? James Bond has given us the ultimate Goldfinger.

Radhika Apte spy flick doesn’t sell sex or fantasy — are Charlie’s Angels days finally gone?

The new Radhika Apte flick, A Call to Spy, is part of a new wave of films that finally realizes women in espionage not just a fantasy, but real-life reality.

James Bond may be delayed, but his wristwatches are available now

Release of latest 007 movie, No Time to Die, has been pushed back yet again, to April 2021, due to the Covid pandemic. James Bond merchandise, though, is right on schedule.

Goodbye 007, Boris Johnson’s Christmas wish and ghosts of 2020

The best cartoons of the week, chosen by the editors at ThePrint.

Actor Sean Connery, who famously played James Bond, dies at 90

The Scottish-born actor distinguished himself in films like 'The Wind and the Lion,' 'Indiana Jones and the Last Crusade' and 'The Man Who Would Be King'.

Even James Bond is affected by coronavirus as Hollywood delays sequel release

James Bond sequel ‘No Time to Die’ due for release April, will be pushed back until November as Hollywood scrambles to cope with coronavirus outbreak.

The name is Idris Elba, and you better not call him Black Bond

About time we got a non-white Bond, even the British royal family has entered the Meghan Markle age.

Cigarette packs & handbags: Cold War-era spy cams are up for sale and most still work

There’s even a camera built into a man’s jacket, with the lens hidden behind a button and fired from a ‘trigger’ in the pocket.

On Camera

YourTurn

File photo of Kerala Governor Arif Mohammed Khan | ANI

Arif Mohammad Khan vs Kerala govt isn’t a new faceoff. Old cases show Governor wears two hats

Under UGC provisions, a search committee is appointed to find suitable candidates for the V-C post. Governors make their selection from among these names.

51 cow universities, old pension scheme, jobs — what RSS affiliates want from 2023 Budget

Welfare schemes and ‘self-reliance’ figure high on Sangh organisations’ wishlists for finance minister Nirmala Sitharaman ahead of the Budget, which she will present on 1 February.

Defence

A soldier with 'Arjun', a black kite trained to down enemy drones, during the Yudh Abhyas exercise being held in Auli, Uttarakhand | Suraj Singh Bisht | ThePrint

It’s a plane, no it’s a bird! Army’s training eagles & falcons to swoop down on hostile drones

The birds are also being trained for surveillance at Remount Veterinary Corps Centre in Meerut, with cameras fitted to their heads to record videos.

A Gujarat gamble: A likely reason Rahul is not giving Modi a fight this assembly election

I'd rather not buy idea that Rahul's holding his fire until 2024. More likely, Congress believes Karnataka offers best chance of winning a Gujarat-sized state if Gujarat is too challenging.