Jagmohan Dalmiya, the man responsible for transforming cricket into a multi-billion dollar industry and turning India into a financially powerful cricketing nation is no more. Dalmiya is reported to have suffered a massive cardiac arrest on the evening of September 17 and died on the evening of September 20, at BM Birla Heart Research Centre in Kolkata. He was 75. He was serving his second term as the president of the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) at the time of his demise. He is survived by his wife Chandralekha, son Abhishek and daughter Vaishali.
In 2013, Shashwat Goenka took up the challenge of turning around the loss-making Spencer’s Retail Ltd., the retail chain of the RP-Sanjiv Goenka Group. Two years later, Spencer’s seems to be hitting its stride with large format stores and a new strategy.
The 25-year-old scion speaks about his journey after taking charge, the skills and ethics learnt from elders and his future plans.
Gautam Hari Singhania, Chairman & Managing Director, Raymond Limited, has his eyes set on a new milestone—the 2015 Ferrari Challenge Europe Championship. Singhania, who turned 50 this September, speaks to MARWAR about his ardour for motor sport, his ability to balance work and personal life and his need to live in the moment.