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June, 2018


Summary Judgment Against Mukund Vasa

In an investment dispute between a local Indian Physician (name withheld) and Mukund Vasa, the court has granted a motion for summary judgment against Vasa in the amount of $85,471.  This publication previously reported the details on this litigation. A motion for summary judgment asks the court to decide the case—before trial—in favor of the party making the motion, in this case, the Physician who accused Mr. Vasa of cheating. The findings for summary judgment include the claims from a Physician which rose against defendant Mukund Vasa exerting control forRead More

SAPNA’s Monthly Luncheon with Congressman Steven Horsford

SAPNA – South Asian Political Network Alliance invites you to its monthly luncheon with special guest former Congressman Steven Horsford, on Saturday, July 21st, at the newly opened Paradise India Restaurant, 6825 West Russell Rd. [South East corner of Russell & Rainbow]

Many US school districts closing on November 7, the day of Hindu festival Diwali

There will reportedly be no classes for students on November seven, the day of most popular Hindu festival Diwali; in many school districts in the states of New Jersey, New York, Pennsylvania, Massachusetts, and Maryland. Some school districts/school in Maryland, New Jersey, Massachusetts, Connecticut, California, Pennsylvania and Illinois have announced early-release-day/early-dismissal/abbreviated-schedule/single-session-day/half-day on November seven, reports suggest. Hindu statesman Rajan Zed, in a statement in Nevada today, welcoming the increasing trend of inclusion of Diwali day as a holiday for students by school districts, called it a step in the positiveRead More

Hindu Temple and Jain Center of Las Vegas Announce New Executive Committee

Hindu Temple and Jain Center of Las Vegas is pleased to announce the formation of new Executive Committee for the two year period beginning July 1st, 2018. The newly elected members of the committee are – President – Sunil Vasu Vice President – Dilip Shukla Secretary – Jasmine Arolkar Treasurer – Preetha Sanwal Assistant Secretary – Neel Shah Assistant Treasurer – Rao Gondy Volunteer Committees – Yatin Daulta, Dipa Daulat, and Hetal Shah – Puja Services & Cultural Events Ramesh Piplani – Food Committee Virender Sanwal – Construction Committee Additionally,Read More

County Commissioners Approve Land Allocation to Nevada Cricket Association

Nevada Cricket Association led by President Sanje Sedera is allocated necessary park area for the future cricket games in Las Vegas. The county commissioners have approved and authorize the agreement for the design, construction, maintenance, and donation of cricket field between the County and Nevada Cricket Association (NCA).  Nevada Cricket Association will be responsible for all funding, materials, labor, permits etc. to complete the project for a new cricket field on a County-owned property at Silver Bowl Park Field located at East Russell Road. Nevada Cricket Association has agreed toRead More

Qawwali Great Zaman Zaki Taji to Perform in Vegas

Las Vegas community has an honor of attending an upcoming Qawwali concert by well known Pakistani Qawwal Zaman Zaki Taji accompanied with musicians and backup artists on Thursday, July 12th at the Clark County Library.  Please buy your tickets ASAP

Meet & Greet with Candidate for Governor Commissioner Steve Sisolak

Election 2018…Get Involved, Informed, and Partake in an important upcoming local election in November.  Ali Rizvi, CEO Litigation Services invites members of the community to meet and mingle with Candidate for Governor County Commissioner Steve Sisolak.

Four Indian American Students Named to College Sponsored National Merit Scholarship

In remarkable academic achievements of Indian American community youth, the National Merit Scholarship Corp has announced 4 Indian American Students from Nevada a recipient of College-Sponsored National Merit Scholarship winners.  All the scholarship winners are the graduate of the local public schools.  The 2018 students selected for the prestigious scholarship are –  Apoorva S. Chauhan – Northwest Career and Technical Academy.  National Merit University of Nevada, Las Vegas Scholarship. Probable career field: Mechanical Engineering. Jay Desai – Ed. W. Clark High School.  National Merit Emory University Scholarship.  Probable career field: Medicine.Read More

EKAL Vidyalaya Fundraiser Exceeds Expectations

The successful 8th annual Las Vegas EKAL Vidyalaya fundraiser for educating the underprivileged in India got a commitment for approximately 220 schools in rural India along with a remarkable cash collection via ticket sales to the sold-out audience. The annual fundraiser program under the leadership of President Alok Pandey and Ms. Girija Vijay brought in various sections of the local Indian community for an entertaining evening at the Windmill Library theater. Volunteers, including Ms. Vijay, worked diligently for months to publicize and selling event tickets and raising necessary funds forRead More

Hindu Mandir is Looking for Executive Committee Members and Volunteers

The Board of Trustees of the Hindu Society of Nevada is requesting nominations for the new Executive Committee and numerous volunteer committees for the two year period beginning July 1, 2018. If you are interested in serving the Temple as part of the new Executive Committee, or any of the volunteer committee, please send your nomination along with a brief write up of your qualifications highlighting prior volunteer work, commitment, professional background and other pertinent information to Following positions are available… President Vice President Secretary Assistant Secretary Puja CommitteeRead More