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August, 2013


Dr. Aruni Tawney Signs $208,000 Annual Psychiatric Services Agreement with UMC

The Board of Hospital Trustees/County Commissioners approved a psychiatric services agreement with Dr. Aruni Tawney.

Alexander Dawson School Starts 2013 Academic Year with New Headmaster Daljit Sohi

Alexander Dawson School, an elite private school in Las Vegas, starts the new  year with recently hired Headmaster, Daljit Sohi.

Nevada Cricket Association Opens First Cricket Season

Join Cricket aficionados for the inaugural festivities playing Cricket in Las Vegas.

Nevada Hindu leader opening 14 city & county halls in California with Hindu mantras

Meetings of 14 city councils and county board of supervisors in California are opening with ancient Hindu prayers during the next few months, mostly for the first time.

Hospital Fund Raiser

In his commitment and passion for volunteerism, Dr. Zaffar Iqbal invites you to a fundraiser to help build the hospital for the underprivileged on Friday, September 13th.

An Evening of Live Entertainment with Presidential Award Winner Pakistani Singer Faakhir Mehmood

Las Vegas Chapter of the Association of Physicians of Pakistan Descent of North America (APPNA) invites you to an evening of glamor and entertainment with the Presidential Award winner Faakhir Mehmood along with Indian singer Ms. Ishmeet Narula.

Navratri Celebrations

Festival season is here and once again the Las Vegas Gujarati Samaj invites you to their annual Navratri Celebrations.

Editorial: Honoring an UNKNOWN and $10 Charge for Independence Day Celebrations

As usual it’s time for Friends of India to bring Indian community under one roof to celebrate India’s Independence Day.  For the first time, as per the event flyer, Friends of India has decided to have a Guest of Honor – by honoring a member of the community. 


To cut through information clutter, companies like Cirque du Soliel use oppositional advertising to attract your dollars. Marketing professor Anjala Krishen explains the concept.  

Guest Author: Friends of India Founder on Controversy On Honoring an Unknown

As one of the founders of the Friends of India, and the one who in 1984 actually gave this name to the first organization of Indians and their friends in the state of Nevada, it is incumbent upon me to say a few words.