Daily Archive for August 10th, 2007

T&T’s ‘Steel King’ dies

Millionaire businessman dies

By Laurel V Williams
Friday, August 10 2007

Millionaire businessman Jack Ramoutarsingh….MULTI-MILLIONAIRE entrepreneur Jack Ramoutarsingh, 62, died of a heart attack yesterday at Surgi-Med Clinic in San Fernando — two days after he was admitted at the clinic after suffering chest problems.

Grieving relatives and close family friends consoled each other outside the Penitence Street clinic on hearing news of the death of Ramoutarsingh, former owner of Dansteel in La Romaine. Newsday learnt that his wife Beatrice Ramoutarsingh and other close relatives were at his bedside when he died at about 3 pm.
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Indian icon Surujpat Mathura dies at 84

Pat Mathura, 84, dies

After ailing at the Eric Williams Medical Sciences Complex, Mt Hope, veteran broadcaster Pat Mathura died yesterday at about 1 pm. He was 84.

Religious and cultural groups paid tribute to Mathura, who worked at Radio Trinidad and produced the ground-breaking Indian Variety programme for television.

June Gonsalves, former programme director at Radio Trinidad, was among those who paid tribute to Mathura yesterday.
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