Moneycontrol PRO
you are here: HomeAuthor

Akshay Sawai

Assistant Features Editor

Moneycontrol

If Covid Vanished | Organic India's Subrata Dutta would like to attend the ABBA Reunion Concert

TRENDS

If Covid Vanished | Organic India's Subrata Dutta would like to attend the ABBA Reunion Concert

Subrata Dutta, Group MD, Organic India, talks about his wishlist for life post Covid.

Gary Kirsten: ‘There definitely is that belief (that Gujarat Titans can go all the way)’

CRICKET

Gary Kirsten: ‘There definitely is that belief (that Gujarat Titans can go all the way)’

"We now understand what the personality of the team is, what our performance flow is as a team and how each guy performs at his best." - Gary Kirsten on the Gujarat Titans

iPod revolution: Eras in the palm of your hand

TRENDS

iPod revolution: Eras in the palm of your hand

The iPod could hold 1,000 songs, in high-quality sound. Alanis Morissette, Morcheeba, Kishore, Lata, Beatles, MJ, '60s, '70s, '80s. Entire eras could fit in the palm of your hand.

Carlos Alcaraz: The boy who did the impossible

TRENDS

Carlos Alcaraz: The boy who did the impossible

Spain's 19-year-old tennis sensation is not a boring power machine who thrashes away from the baseline. Yes, heavy groundstrokes are the foundation of his arsenal. But he also has Roger Federer like flair.

Boris Becker, through the Indian lens

TRENDS

Boris Becker, through the Indian lens

From Wimbledon 1985 to Chennai Open and a Siyaram’s ad with Diya Mirza, what Boris Becker, in prison for hiding assets, meant to Indian fans.

Morning Stars | Ajinkya Rahane: ‘On free mornings, I like to journal my thoughts’

TRENDS

Morning Stars | Ajinkya Rahane: ‘On free mornings, I like to journal my thoughts’

"I enjoy watching the sun rise from our balcony back home and having a nice little breakfast while relaxing with my family."

If Covid Vanished | Visiting Austria, resuming office cricket on Arijeet Talapatra’s post-Covid wish list

TRENDS

If Covid Vanished | Visiting Austria, resuming office cricket on Arijeet Talapatra’s post-Covid wish list

Transsion India CEO Arijeet Talapatra says he would like to brush up on AI to save time and money, and see the Republic Day parade, among other things, as Covid becomes less of a threat.

Badminton star Lakshya Sen: From Almora to All England finals

TRENDS

Badminton star Lakshya Sen: From Almora to All England finals

What drives Lakshya Sen, the first Indian since Saina Nehwal in 2015, and the first Indian man since P. Gopichand in 2001, to reach the All England final.

Gujarat Titans go on sponsor signing spree; launch team jersey

CRICKET

Gujarat Titans go on sponsor signing spree; launch team jersey

Electric scooter manufacturers Ather Energy have signed up as principal partner in a multi-year deal. The Titans have also signed nine associate partners.

Sunil Gavaskar: 2021 among most memorable years for Indian sports

TRENDS

Sunil Gavaskar: 2021 among most memorable years for Indian sports

As chairman of the jury for a forthcoming sports awards, the former India captain tipped his hat to India’s Olympic and cricketing performances in 2021.

On Women’s Day, a nod to Sharad Pawar’s contribution to women’s cricket

CRICKET

On Women’s Day, a nod to Sharad Pawar’s contribution to women’s cricket

Ratnakar Shetty, the former BCCI stalwart, said at his book launch that women’s cricket wouldn’t be what it is now without Sharad Pawar.

‘The player has no choice but to go into a shell’: Ravi Shastri

TRENDS

‘The player has no choice but to go into a shell’: Ravi Shastri

At the launch of former media baron Khalid-A-H Ansari’s memoir, the ex-India coach weighed in on media-player relationship.

Boost for sports careers as UGC to recognize sports science, management degrees

TRENDS

Boost for sports careers as UGC to recognize sports science, management degrees

Bachelor’s and Master’s in Sports Science, Sports Management to be recognized degrees.

Success, but at what cost? asks actor playing Travis Kalanick in a new show

TRENDS

Success, but at what cost? asks actor playing Travis Kalanick in a new show

As ‘Super Pumped: The Battle for Uber’ gets ready for release on February 27, Joseph Gordon-Levitt, who plays Uber co-founder Travis Kalanick, shares his views on the controversial CEO.

Sanjay Manjrekar: ‘We had a Sunday Club where players, journalists partied together, but times have changed’

CRICKET

Sanjay Manjrekar: ‘We had a Sunday Club where players, journalists partied together, but times have changed’

Following Wriddhiman Saha episode, we ask Sanjay Manjrekar his take on the player-media dynamic in Indian cricket.

At least, Wriddhiman Saha was shown some courtesy

TRENDS

At least, Wriddhiman Saha was shown some courtesy

Tendulkar, Dravid, and Ganguly are some heavyweights of Indian cricket who lost their captaincy or their place in the team without proper explanation from management.

If Covid vanished, Abhinav Jindal would go to F1 races, seek more human connection

TRENDS

If Covid vanished, Abhinav Jindal would go to F1 races, seek more human connection

When normalcy returns, Abhinav Jindal, CEO and founder, Kimaya Himalayan, would like to explore different places and seek new experiences. Here's his wishlist for life after Covid.

IPL auction 2022 | Ishan Kishan, Avesh Khan: Two desi success stories

CRICKET

IPL auction 2022 | Ishan Kishan, Avesh Khan: Two desi success stories

For all its faults and gaudiness, the IPL has made cricket even more Indian.

Cricketer Bhuvneshwar Kumar to launch NFTs

CRICKET

Cricketer Bhuvneshwar Kumar to launch NFTs

Bhuvneshwar Kumar’s NFTs will be available on Rario, a cricket digital collectibles platform backed by investors like Polygon Studios, Kingsway Capital, and Thiel Capital, among other.

World Radio Day 2022 | Score kya hua? How radio thrilled the masses near and afar

TRENDS

World Radio Day 2022 | Score kya hua? How radio thrilled the masses near and afar

Once when MAK Pataudi got out for one, the first star of radio commentary in India Bobby Talyarkan said on air: ‘Pataudi is out 99 runs short of an expected century’.

Opposites attract: The unusual pairing between Rafael Nadal and Richard Mille watches

TRENDS

Opposites attract: The unusual pairing between Rafael Nadal and Richard Mille watches

Tennis legend Rafael Nadal is famously grounded. His tie-up with the extravagant Richard Mille was surprising to begin with. Both have endured the test of time.

India's 1000th ODI: How World Cup 1987 changed the business of cricket

CRICKET

India's 1000th ODI: How World Cup 1987 changed the business of cricket

N.K.P. Salve was refused two extra tickets at World Cup 1983. He went on to help India win the rights to host the 1987 edition, and ODI as a format and Indian cricket grew manifold.

If Covid Vanished | Cricketer Punam Raut: ‘I would invite my teammates home for Maharashtrian seafood’

CRICKET

If Covid Vanished | Cricketer Punam Raut: ‘I would invite my teammates home for Maharashtrian seafood’

Indian women’s team cricketer Punam Raut shares her wish list for life after the pandemic.

Morning Stars | Early to bed, idli to rise: How Mayank Agarwal starts his day

CRICKET

Morning Stars | Early to bed, idli to rise: How Mayank Agarwal starts his day

Meditation, Sudoku and a South Indian breakfast are the among cricketer's favourite things to begin the day.

Sections
ISO 27001 - BSI Assurance Mark