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May, 2014


Dr. Bararia’s Sentencing Hearing set for August 11, 2014

Defendant Dr. Vinay Bararia plead guilty to conspiracy to distribute 500 Hydrocodone pills to an undercover DEA agent in the Centennial Hills Hospital parking lot, and he is awaiting sentencing.  

Public Education Foundation Awards Annual Anjali and Nikhail Nigam Scholarship

Anjali and Nikhail Nigam Scholarship was awarded to Silverado High School student Anna Lieberman.

Afsha Bawany received the Administrative Faculty Development Award

Afsha Bawany, Media Relations Specialist at UNLV received the award to support her fellowship at the American Muslim Civic Leadership Institute at the University of Southern California Center for Religion and Civic Culture. 

Satish Bhatnagar Recommended for the Fulbright Sepcialist Roster

Satish Bhatnagar, Professor of Mathematics at UNLV was recently was recommended for the Fulbright Specialist Roster.

Supriya Mirchandani to Open a Retail Shop at the Airport

Supriya Mirchandani is all set to serve the tourists and travelling locals alike by opening a specialty store at the McCarran Airport.

Origin India Restaurant to Participate in the Epicurean Affair

Origin India Restaurant and Bar has announced its participation in the Epicurean Affair sponsored by the Nevada Restaurant Association.

Indian Dance Night at UNLV

Community is invited to an annual dance celebrations by UNLV Indian Students Association ‘Maitri’ on June 8th 2014.  Event is chorogerophed by Sruti Das, formerly of Cirque du Soleil, Las Vegas.

Charges Filed Against Dr. Ravi Ramanathan

The Investigative Committee (IC) of the Nevada State Board of Medical Examiners issues its formal complaint against Dr. Ravi Ramanathan, owner of the Family Doctors of Green Valley.

Election 2014 – Four South Asian Candidates Vying for Elected Office

Four South Asian candidates – Fayyaz Raja, Sanje Sedera, Vick Gill and Swadeep Nigam – running for an elected office in the upcoming 2014 elections have raised a combined total of over $98,000 (including loan to the campaigns) in political donations.  Early voting starts Saturday, May 24th while primary election is on June 10th, 2014.  Please get out, vote and support our candidates.

Court Order Moved Dr. Vinay Bararia to Metropolitan Detention Center, Los Angeles, for Psychiatric Evaluation

In a court order psychiatric evaluation, Dr. Vinay Bararia has been committed for an examination and arrived at the Metropolitan Detention Center in Los Angeles.