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November, 2018


Winning Combination – Dr. Buddhadeb Dawn & UNLV School of Medicine

At UNLV, physician Buddhadeb Dawn is able to combine his talent for program-building with his passions for research and patient care. “When I think of my career, I realize it is the career of a program builder,” said the native of India. “When I was at the University of Louisville School of Medicine, my charge was to build a stem cell program there. When that job was done — we had successful clinical trials — I went on to the University of Kansas School of Medicine.”  Click here for theRead More

Cardiologist Dr. Devendra Patel Pleads Guilty To Unlawful Distribution Of Oxycodone And Hydrocodone

Cardiologist Dr. Devendra Patel of Elko pleaded guilty to distributing highly addictive prescription drugs Oxycodone and Hydrocodone to patients without a medical purpose. Dr. Devendra I. Patel, aka Devendrakumar I. Patel, 59, of Elko, who owns and operates Northeastern Nevada Cardiology, was indicted by a grand jury in December 2017. United States District Judge Larry R. Hicks accepted the guilty plea. The investigation revealed Patel contributed to the opioid epidemic by unlawfully prescribing opioids and other prescription narcotics to patients for financial gain. As part of his plea, Patel admittedRead More

Las Vegas Resident Raj Charged with Burglary and Robbery. Sentencing Set in December

Local Indian American Raj is charged with the crimes of burglary and robbery. On the heels of a local 20-year-old Ravi, who was charged on multiple counts earlier for the armed robbery and sentenced to 60 months in prison, another young Indian American, Raj, was arrested recently for robbing an individual, a woman. District Attorney office has charged Raj with the crimes of burglary and robbery where Raj did willfully, unlawfully, and feloniously took money by means of force or violence at the local branch of Bank of America.  RajRead More

Indian Breakfast at Mint Bistro

Tired of having a busy weekend mornings preparing for an Indian breakfast.  No More.  In its quest for providing choices to the growing and demanding loyal customer base, Mint India has started offering Weekend Indian breakfast at its South Durango location. Mint India is the first local Indian restaurant to start offering a weekend breakfast buffet with authentic wholesome and delicious Indian breakfast feast ranging from Southern delicacies like made to order Uttapam, to Northern mouth-watering freshly prepared quintessential Poori with Potato Curry, along with other popular dishes like Upma,Read More

Ram Janga & Capital West Development to Develop a Medical Facility

Local developers Ram Janga and Capital West Development teamed up with Union Village to develop a medical building serving the people with kidney related ailments. People with kidney failure in the Southeast Las Vegas area will soon be able to obtain dialysis treatment at a new area facility offering a range of kidney care services that focus on patient comfort, convenience, and quality care to people with kidney disease can lead fulfilling lives. The facility, a partnership between Fresenius Kidney Care, the dialysis division of Fresenius Medical Care North AmericaRead More

Gopi Latpate’s ValuD Acquired by JLL for an Undisclosed Amount

Las Vegas resident Gopi Latpate’s ValuD Consulting, a leading provider of IBM software integration and consulting services in the United States and India, is acquired by real estate multinational Jones Lang LaSalle for an undisclosed amount. The transaction significantly enhances JLL’s ability to bring the next generation of technology to its clients through future-focused innovation and deepened expertise in IBM’s TRIRIGA, Maximo and Watson Internet of Things (IoT) services. The acquisition supports JLL’s commitment to lead the industry and its clients through digital transformation. It will add 300 highly skilled technology experts—many recruited,Read More

Las Vegas Gujarati Samaj Celebrates Diwali

Las Vegas Gujarati Samaj invites you to celebrate Diwali on Saturday, November 17th, 2018 with entertainment and sumptuous Gujarati Food.  You must be a member to attend this Diwali celebration.

Indian Food Festival to Celebrate Gurpurab at Guru Nanak Gurudwara

Guru Nanak Gurudwara invites the whole community to their annual food festival to celebrate Guru Nanak Dev Ji Gurpurab on Sunday, November 25th, 2018 at the Guru Nanak Gurdwara, 4487 E. Russell Road, Las Vegas.  There is no charge for attendance and complimentary food will be provided by the local Indian restaurants.

Dr. Buddhadeb Dawn on Advancing Medicine at UNLV School of Medicine

The more you talk with Dr. Buddhadeb Dawn, the more you realize this physician-scientist is a perfect fit for the new UNLV School of Medicine. Yes, the new chair of the Department of Internal Medicine enjoys the building of a new program. “When I think of my career, I realize it is the career of a program builder,” says the native of India. “When I was at the University of Louisville School of Medicine, my charge was to build a stem cell program there… when that job was done —Read More

Election 2018 – Endorsed Candidates

Since inception, this widely followed publication,, has endorsed candidates running for the local, state and national elected offices. These endorsements are based upon active interactions with the candidates, their professional & personal background, their stand on issues impacting our community and who believe, commit and share the same values of our growing community, irrespective of the party affiliation in a true non-partisan spirit. This year general election with a diverse background of candidates poses numerous challenges for our community members to decide on whom to vote for, especially forRead More