Prime Minister Narendra Modi on 7 August 2015 inaugurated first National Handloom Day at the Centenary Hall of Madras University in Chennai, Tamil Nadu. There he also unveiled ‘India Handloom’ brand.
Vasundhara Komkali, who spent most of her life as the great Kumar Gandharva’s wife, student and accompanist died after a brief illness. For the longest time, her voice used to fill the spaces in her husband’s music with the selflessness of a devotee.
The Chinese Version of the sacred ancient Indian scripture Bhagavad Gita was on 17 June 2015 launched in China during an international yoga conference. This is perhaps the first time that a well known Hindu ancient religious text has been published in China.