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September, 2017


Bhagavad Gita Classes Offered by the ISKCON Las Vegas

With the arrival of the new head priest Gaurnatraj Das, the ISKCON Las Vegas Krishna Mandir is offering Bhagavad Gita classes to the local community via Phone, YouTube and Skype.  The classes are offered on every Wednesday at 8:00 pm, Vegas time. During the current festival season, Gaurnatraj and staff is offering their services to the community by going to homes for spiritual discourses.  The FREE at your home service by Gaurnatraj offers prayers and lamp to Lord Krishna to bring prosperity and happiness to devotees.  Gaurnatraj is offering hisRead More

Navratri Celebrations by Las Vegas Gujarati Samaj

Festival season is here and once again the Las Vegas Gujarati Samaj invites the community to their annual, three weekends beginning September 22nd, of Navratri celebrations with fervent display of music, garba dancing and dining. 

Eight Students Named Semifinalists in 2018 National Merit Scholarship Program

National Merit Scholarship Corporation (NMSC) announced eight Indian-American Semifinalists students from Nevada in the 63rd annual National Merit Scholarship Program. Six of the students are currently attending public schools in Las Vegas, while the other two are from Reno area attending The Davidson Academy of Nevada. The 2018 National Merit Scholarship recipients are… Jay Desai, Anish Devati and Rathna Reddy are currently attending Edward W. Clark High School, Las Vegas.  Apoorva Chauhan is a student at the Northwest Career and Technical Academy.  Shaan Nagy is attending Palo Verde High School. Read More

Library of Congress Announce Apoorva Chauhan National Winner of the 2017 Letters About Literature Award

Las Vegan Apoorva Chauhan, one of the three national winners and only one in the Grades 9-12 category, wrote to Stephen Chbosky, author of The Perks of Being a Wallflower.  Apoorva, as student at the Northwest Career and Technical Academy, was chosen from the tens of thousands of entries for the national competition conducted by the Library of Congress. In her letter to the book author Stephen Chbosky, she writes that “Time and time again they have acted as a doorway to new worlds and adventures, easy to escape toRead More

Mint India Restaurant Celebrates Indian Festival Season and Vegan Awareness Month

With incessant passion for the culinary creativity and customers’ unique palate in mind, the Mint India Restaurant, at the Durango location, is celebrating the Indian festival season and Vegan Awareness Month by going meatless on Sunday, October 1st.  Yes, NO MEAT dishes for a day during the buffet hours. The celebratory vegetarian lunch buffet is inspired by the Gujarati specialties.  Chefs at the Mint India have prepared an extraordinary array of vegetarian “Gujarati Thali” menu in buffet style consisting of delicate appetizers, exotic vegetarian and vegan entrees along with multipleRead More

Mandeep Singh and Jasprett Kaur Sued for Fraud, Misrepresentation and Deceit

Lawsuit has been filed against Mandeep Singh and his wife Jasprett Kaur by the local member of the Sikh community for alleged fraud.  As per the lawsuit defendant Mandeep Singh expressed interest in purchasing partnership interest in Quick Biodiagnostics Lab for a total of $350,000 for a 50% interest in the company.  As per Varinder Singh, the Chief Operating Officer of Quick Biodiagnostics, defendant Mandeep Singh mentioned that he had funds totaling $200,000 arriving from the Middle East in two weeks and had the ability to get a bridge loanRead More

Dusshera Mela/Carnival at the Hindu Mandir

Hindu Temple of Las Vegas invites the community to much awaited Annual Dusshera Mela/Carnival on Saturday, September 30th, from 3 pm to 8 pm.  Bring the whole family & friends and enjoy some home made food, indulge in some shopping followed by the burning of Ravana and a spectacular fire works at sunset.

Bengali Community Celebrates Durga Puja

Bengali Association Nevada would like to invite the community to celebrate Durga Puja and to experience Indian Bengali tradition and culture with food & classical cultural program for two days beginning Saturday, September 30th.

Cosmetic Surgeon Dr. Samir Pancholi, D.O. Reappointed to the Board of Osteopathic Medicine

Las Vegas based cosmetic surgeon, Dr. Samir Pancholi has been reappointed to the Nevada State Board of Osteopathic Medicine for a four year second term ending June 2021. Earlier, NV Governor announced the appointment of Swadeep Nigam to the NV State Board of Osteopathic Medicine as a public member to the Board.  The Board has seven members with five being a Doctor of Osteopathic Medicine, while the other two are members from the public at-large.Samir Pancholi with fellowship in cosmetic surgery is an owner of Pancholi Cosmetic Surgery of LasRead More