Born in 1929 into a family of publishers, Bruna began his career as an illustrator of covers for books including Ian Fleming's James Bond series and the Inspector Maigret thrillers of Georges Simenon. DNA, 1 week ago
Rajneesh Gupta gives us all the numbers. The last time India played a one-off Test, it was against Bangladesh in Fatullah. That game was marred by rain and ended in a draw. On Thursday, February 9, India face Bangladesh in another one-off Test at Hyderabad. It is rare for India to play a one Test 'series'. The last time India played a one-off Test in India was 20 years ago! In India's 84-year-old Test cricket history there were only 3 such instances in the first 50 years. Since 1990, India have ...Rediff.com, 2 weeks ago
'You just have to find a way to catch them ... sometimes you've got to catch them ugly.' 'You've got to trust your technique .. when you're put under pressure. And India can do that to a keeper. It can ask a lot of questions of your technique.' IMAGE: Australia wicketkeeper Matthew Wade during a practice session. Photograph: Michael Dodge/Getty Images Former Australia wicketkeeper Brad Haddin feels India can be an unforgiving place to play Test cricket and said trusting one's technique ...Rediff.com, 2 weeks ago
In all James Bond films, Q is a man who designs hi-fi gadgets for use by the fictional spy but in the real world a similar tech genius is actually female, the MI6 chief has said. Sir Alex Younger, chief of the Secret Intelligence Service '" known as MI6, made the revelation in an attempt to encourage more females to join the secret service. Speaking at the Women in IT awards yesterday, Alex said: "The real-life Q is looking forward to meeting you and I'm pleased to report that the ...Rediff.com, 4 weeks ago
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The world's most famous fictional spy, James Bond, would not find a job as a real world special agent, the new chief of Britain's Secret Intelligence Service MI6 said today. Alex Younger said that while Ian Fleming's famous character had helped ...Business Standard, 2 months ago James Bond would not get job with real MI6: UK spy chief Deccan Herald, 2 months ago
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