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April, 2018


Dr. Bashir Chowdhry’s Cardiovascular And Thoracic Surgeons Of Nevada Inc. Agrees To Pay $1.5 Million To Settle False Claims Act Allegations

Cardiovascular and Thoracic Surgeons of Nevada, Inc. (CTS), a Las Vegas medical practice whose principal physician is Dr. Bashir Chowdhry, has agreed to pay $1.5 million to the United States to resolve allegations relating to its potential liability under the civil False Claims Act. first reported the investigation in November 2012 of Dr. Chowdhrys’ Cardiovascular and Thoracic Surgeons of Nevada for irregular billing practices. In February 2013, m also reported US District Court Judge James Mahan orders Dr. Bashir Chowdhry’s Cardiovascular and Thoracic Surgeons (CTS) to produce theRead More

Shan Reddy and Pranit Nanda Named Semifinalists for the U.S. Presidential Scholars Program

Shan Reddy, a senior at the Clark High School, along with Pranit Nanda of Davidson Academy, Reno are named semifinalist for the U.S. Presidential Scholars Program for 2018. At Clark High, Shan is currently serving as a President of the Clark Science Olympiad.  Previously, Shan lead a team named Clark Battery Chargers to the Conrad Spirit of Innovation Challenge.  Shan’s team was declared finalist for the competitive international science competition.  A few years back, The Center for Bright Kids recognized Shan Reddy for his exemplary academic achievements.  The recognition wasRead More

Paradise India Restaurant Relocates

Paradise India Restaurant has moved to their newest location to cater to growing Southwest Las Vegas. Paradise India stands out in a crowded field of Indian restaurants as the newly opened joint is offering a complete selection of North and South Indian delicacies at reasonable prices.  The extensive menu echoes the eclectic array of culinary delights from all across India with freshly prepared Tandoori dishes, Mughlai delicacies, Vegetarian and Non-Vegetarian curries along with an impressive selection of South Indian dishes all prepared in a unique blend of multiple flavored IndianRead More

Vaisakhi Family Day Attracts Overwhelming Crowd

Guru Nanak Gurudwara celebrated first ever Vaisakhi Family Day on Sunday, April 22nd with over five hundred members of the local diverse community in attendance.  There was NO CHARGE, including all the freshly prepared gourmet Indian delicacies, to attend the exceptionally well-executed event. The big celebration expected more than normal devotees to the Gurudwara to celebrate Vaisakhi. To accommodate all the devotees, Gurudwara erected a special tent for continuous prayers by Bhai Randhir Singh, Bhai Narinder Singh, and other visiting Sikh priests. The volunteer team planned meticulously for weeks toRead More

2018 Indian Food & Culture Festival

WAIT IS OVER…From Bhangra teams from California Universities to traditional classical dancers from Las Vegas, from masala chai to appetizing mango lassi, from savory street food from across the various regions of India to shopping for Indian fashion clothing and jewelry, the community will experience inimitable kaleidoscope of distinct India during the upcoming Indian Food & Cultural Festival on Saturday, May 5th, 2018.  Admission tickets are available online for $7 (plus service charge) per adult or $10 per adult at the festival grounds.  Click here to buy your tickets online… PleaseRead More

Las Vegas Pakistani Physicians in the Forefront of Political Donations

2018 politicking has already begun and this year the local Pakistani Physicians are actively raising money for the congressional and senatorial races.  For the first time, in the recent history, the local Pakistani community donors have donated heavily to an incumbent Republican Senator Dean Heller.  Almost all the donors to the national political races are the local Pakistani Physicians.  There were no significant political donations from the local Indian community to any of the declared political candidates. As of December 2017, the local Pakistani community has donated over $21,000 forRead More

NPRI offers Prof. R.S. Nigam College Scholarship Opportunity

The Nevada Policy Research Institute has announced it will once again offer a $3,000 Professor R.S. Nigam & NPRI Freedom Scholarship to a graduating Clark County high school student who demonstrates a passion for economic liberty and individual freedom.  Application deadline is May 15, 2018

American Muslims of Nevada Celebrates Family Values Day

AMN – American Muslims of Nevada invites the community, irrespective of their background or religious faith, to their annual Muslim Family Values day on Monday, April 30th.  Clark County Sheriff Joe Lombardo will be the featured guest speaker followed by the dinner. Back in 2004, the then Governor Kenny Guinn (R) declared April 30th as the Muslim Family Values Day in Nevada. In a proclamation statement, the Governor said, “Americans of Muslim faith in Nevada continue to enhance the health and vitality of the educational, cultural, economic, and civic developmentRead More

Hindu Mandir Celebrates Vasant Utsav and 17th Anniversary

Hindu Mandir of Las Vegas invites you to join the community to celebrate Vasant Utsav on Saturday, 28th April, and the 17th-anniversary ceremonies on Sunday, April 29th, 2018.  Vasant Utsav will have Children art competition from 4-6pm, live music and dance from 6-8pm followed by dinner.  Children are encouraged to bring their favorite art supplies to participate.

Grand Opening – Shri Radha Govinda Mandir

Las Vegas ISKCON “Hare Krishna” community is proud to announce a grand opening of their newly built Shri Radha Govinda Mandir. The 3-day festivities are scheduled beginning Friday, April 27 through Sunday, April 29th. The program on Friday, April 27th begins at the Las Vegas Strip with a complementary distribution of Bhagvatgita.  The Saturday, April 28th program includes 12 hours of non-stop Kirtan (hymns) by a devoted group of ISKCON singers at the new glistening mandir. Sunday activities include discourses by visiting ISKCON leaders and devotees, Havan (fire services), ChakraRead More