Current Affairs of 16th July, 2015: Telugu Playback Singer V Ramakrishna Passed Away
Champions League T20 Scrapped
16.07.2015: Champions League T20 of cricket is scrapped, announced the governing council of the Champions League T20. The tournament is scrapped with immediate effect. The decision was taking citing the reasons of poor response from fans and suspension of CSk and Rajasthan Royals teams by Justice Lodha Committee. The two teams are suspended for two years. The CLT20 2015 which was scheduled for September and October this year will not go ahead, said the governing council that comprises BCCI, CSA and CA.
PGS India, FQCS and Soil Health Card Web Portals Launched
16.7.2015: Radha Mohan Singh, Union Agriculture Minister launched three web portals. The three portals are Soil Health Card Portal that is developed for soil samples registration, test result recording and generation of soil health cards. Fertilizer quality control system portal is also launched and this portal is developed for processing sample collection and for analysis report generation. Participatory Guarantee System, one among the three web portals launched. The three web portals are launched under Paramparagat Krishi Vikas Yojana Scheme.
Country’s first Defence Industrial Park to be set Up in Ottappalam
16.7.2015: Department of Industrial Policy and Promotion approved the proposal to set up India’s first defence industrial park in Kerala. Government of Kerala proposed to set up the park at Ottappalam which is approved. This will be brought under Modified Industrial Infrastructure Upgradation Scheme.
Playback Singer V Ramakrishna Passed Away
16.7.2015: Veteran playback singer of Telugu cinema, V Ramakrishna passed away in Hyderabad. He was suffering from cancer since few years. He sang more than five thousand songs. He sang for almost all top heroes like NTR, ANR, Sobhan Babu, Krishna during late 60s and early 70s. He is survived by wife, son and daughter. His son is a Telugu film actor, Sai Kiran who made his debut with Nuvve Kavali. Ramakrishna’s memorable songs were in films like Andala Ramudu, Mutyala Muggu, Alluri Sita Rama Raju and son on.