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February, 2017


Jay Prasad Raman, 38, applies for an open judicial seat

Chief Deputy District Attorney, Jay P. Raman has applied to an open judicial seat in Department 18, Clark County District Court. For over 10 years, Jay has been with the District Attorney’s office and is currently the Team Chief of the Major Fraud Unit, Elder Abuse Unit, and Grand Jury. Jay has prosecuted high profile and high dollar embezzlement, theft, fraud schemes, white collar crime, public corruption, as well as elderly and vulnerable person abuse, neglect, isolation, abandonment, and financial exploitation.  At the DA’s office, Jay spends all of hisRead More

Grand Opening – Mathnasium, a Math-Only Learning Center

Mathnasium franchisee Rucha and Sanjay Palherkar invites the community to the grand opening celebrations of their newly opened Math Learning Center in North Las Vegas on Tuesday, March 14th. The Metro Chamber of Commerce will be there for the Ribbon cutting along with the invited guests to participate and enjoy food, drinks, and Math games along with raffle/door prizes. According to the Center Director Rucha Palherkar, “Mathnasium is a learning center where students go year-round to boost their math skills. Here, students will find a positive, enthusiastic atmosphere providing theRead More

Jatinder Sharma Concert Launches NAZRANA

Las Vegan Jatinder Sharma brought ghazal culture to the local community with a release of his debut album Nazrana along with a live concert dedicating the album to ghazal legend Jagjit Singh. Although Jagjit Singh, the King of Ghazals, passed away in 2011, his impact on the generations of music enthusiasts is still alive with yesteryears cornucopia of super hits romantic and emotional gazals.  Gazal is a unique poetic romantic expression with a mix of Hindi, Urdu and Punjabi languages and no one knew better than Jagjit Singh. The localRead More

Holi Festivities at the Hindu Mandir

Hindu Mandir invites you to celebrate Holi Dahan on Sunday, March 12th.  Dinner will be provided immediately after the Holi Dahan.

Friends of India Annual Holi Picnic

   Friends of India invites the community to its annual Holi Picnic on Saturday, March 25th beginning at 12 Noon, at the Mountain Crest Park (Lone Mountain & Durango).  Free for members.  Join your family and friends to enjoy the vibrant Holi colors, lunch buffet and socialize with members of the growing Indian community. 2017 HOLI PICNIC PICTURES… 2015 HOLI PICNIC PICTURES…  Check out the prior year HOLI Pictures…2014 2011 2010 2009 2008 2007 2006 2005

Academic Competition by North South Foundation

Las Vegas Chapter of the North South Foundation invites local students of Indian Origin to participate and compete in Junior & Senior Spelling Bee and three levels of Math Bee from the students attending Grades 1 through 8.

Shan Reddy and Aakash Shah Named Semifinalist in an International Competition

Shan Reddy and Aakash Shah, along with three other Clark High School students are the semifinalists in an international Conrad Spirit of Innovation Challenge competition. Shan and Aakash are the members of the Clark High team named Clark Battery Chargers – NERO Battery under the Energy & Environment category of the competition. The Conrad Foundation hosts a global competition for teams of high school students. Each team is made up of two to five students and they are invited to create commercially viable products in one of four categories: aerospace,Read More

SAPNA – South Asian Political Network Alliance Monthly Luncheon

SAPNA – South Asian Political Network Alliance invites you to it’s monthly luncheon with special guest Hon. District Court Judge Richard Scotti, on Saturday, March 18th, at the Pure Indian Cuisine Restaurant.

Free Bollywood Concert

Las Vegas Music Lovers group invites the community to an evening of Bollywood melodies on Saturday, March 11th at 7 pm at the Clark County Library located at 1401 East Flamingo Rd. The program is organized by Pankaj Mandalia and a group of local aficionados of classical and contemporary Bollywood music.  No tickets – Complimentary admission on first come first served basis.  Dinner, catered by Urban Turban Indian restaurant, will be available for purchase during the intermission. For further information, please call Pankaj at 702.767.6886

Wyoming Senate and Wyoming House of Representatives in Cheyenne started their day with ancient Hindu prayers

These invocations contained verses from Rig-Veda; the oldest existing scripture of the mankind still in common use. Hindu statesman Rajan Zed delivered these prayers from Sanskrit scriptures before the Senate and House. After Sanskrit delivery, he then read the English translation of the prayers. Sanskrit is considered a sacred language in Hinduism and root language of Indo-European languages. Rajan Zed with Wyoming Governor Matthew Mead Zed, who is the President of Universal Society of Hinduism, besides Rig-Veda, also recited from Upanishads and Bhagavad-Gita (Song of the Lord), both ancient Hindu scriptures. He started and ended theRead More