Wednesday, 10 August, 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

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File photo of Sterlite copper unit at Tuticorin in Tamil Nadu | By special arrangement

Shut since 2018 violence, TN Sterlite plant’s closure cost economy Rs 14,749 cr, says study

Copper plant in Thoothukudi was closed after protests turned violent & police firing left 13 people dead. Job losses one of major impacts, says study by NGO CUTS International.

Defence

Representational image | Indian Army soldiers during the Army Day Parade at Cariappa Parade Ground in New Delhi | ANI Photo

Army looks to reduce troops by 2 lakh, deployment in Kashmir could be rejigged

The Army, which faces a shortage of about 1.35 lakh personnel, is aiming to reduce its strength from 12.8 lakh to around 10.8 lakh.

In Kashmir 3 years on, 3 positive changes, 3 things that should’ve happened & 3 that got worse

Kashmir as a crisis has fallen off our headlines and from the top of our collective minds. Which is precisely the most important change for the better.
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