/Tag: England

Clive of India statue survives protests in UK, for now

2020-09-07T07:55:34+00:00July 18th, 2020|iGLOBAL, News & Views|

A statue of Robert Clive, referred to as "Clive of India" for his role in establishing Britain’s colonial domination over India in the early years of the British Empire, has been saved from removal from its pride of place in Shrewsbury town centre in western England after a local council voted against its removal.

Dr Miss England on a housing mission

2020-09-07T13:53:01+00:00May 18th, 2020|iGLOBAL, News & Views|

Bhasha Mukherjee is a woman of many facets – a beauty queen, a health campaigner, a charity worker and a doctor. She recently put her pageant life on hold to return to the National Health Service (NHS) frontlines as a doctor at a hospital in eastern England and is petitioning the UK government to address exorbitant staff accommodation rates for medics fighting the Covid-19 pandemic. Dr Bhasha Mukherjee, who competed in Miss World 2019 as Miss England last year, was in India [...]