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UK’s National Trust uncovers colonial roots of ‘English Hindoostan’

2020-09-27T09:29:48+00:00September 27th, 2020|iGLOBAL, News & Views|

The UK’s National Trust charity has documented the connections that 93 of historic properties in its care have with colonialism and historic slavery, from East India Company merchants who invested their colonial earnings from India in sprawling country homes to slave traders who bought up large properties in Britain.

Bollywood actor Boman Irani clocks online screenwriting session milestone

2020-09-21T02:46:10+00:00September 18th, 2020|iEntertainment, iGLOBAL|

Bollywood star Boman Irani embarked upon a unique endeavour to break down the craft of cinema for brilliant minds of all ages. The multifaceted actor, who is known for his path-breaking performances in box-office hits such as ‘3 Idiots’ and ‘Lage Raho Munnabhai’, got drawn to storytelling and devised “Spiral Bound”, a series of screenwriting workshops for eager learners. This new initiative launched during the Covid-19 lockdown hit a milestone this week when it clocked 150 online screenwriting sessions.

UK Minister Alok Sharma unveils investment in fight against space junk

2020-09-17T10:30:04+00:00September 17th, 2020|iGLOBAL, News & Views|

UK Secretary of State for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy Alok Sharma has unveiled a £1-million government investment to be divided up between seven companies to help tackle dangerous debris in space, which pose the threat of colliding with satellites vital to our everyday lives.

Avni Doshi’s tale of mother-daughter ties shortlisted for Booker Prize 2020

2020-09-16T14:14:11+00:00September 16th, 2020|iEntertainment, iGLOBAL|

Avni Doshi’s tale of a relationship, where filial resentment at a mother’s choice of an ashram and a free-love advocating guru over a more hands-on parenting still bubbles even as the mother’s mental faculties fade, has been shortlisted among four debut novels for the prestigious Booker Prize for Fiction 2020.