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December, 2018

 

Montreal firm apologizes & removes Lord Ganesh capris after Hindu protest

Montreal, Canada, based production house “Art of Where” apologized and withdrew yoga-capris carrying images of Hindu deity Lord Ganesh after Hindus protested; calling it “highly inappropriate”. Beverly of “Art of Where”, in emails to Hindu statesman Rajan Zed, who spearheaded the protest, wrote: “…the product featuring Ganesh that you brought to our attention was removed from our artist stores…We hope that you can accept our apology”. Zed, who is President of Universal Society of Hinduism, in a statement, thanked “Art of Where” for understanding the concerns of the Hindu communityRead More


Paul Padda Law Donates $33,000 to Cheyenne High School

In an ongoing commitment towards the philanthropic program and to socially invest in the local Las Vegas community, Paul Padda Law donates $33,000 to Cheyenne High School which has a diverse student body in North Las Vegas. The donation will help much-needed support for ACT test preparation, to purchase a new scorer’s table and football pads, and to aid the marching band.  Padda’s partners in the donation were David Moradi, founder, and CEO of Sero Capital, LLC, and founder of the David Moradi Foundation; and Dr. Jaswinder Grover of the Allegiant Institute. PaulRead More


Raj Sentenced to Minimum of 28 Months with Maximum of 72 Months in Prison

In a recent robbery case by Raj S, the judge has issued a stipulated sentence where the defendant Raj has been sentenced to a maximum of 72 months and a minimum of 28 months in the Nevada Department of Corrections, with the credit for the time served by Raj. District Attorney office 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.  Raj was defended by the PublicRead More


County Commissioners Fail to Appoint Reuben D’Silva to an Open Senate Seat

After collecting millions of dollars in political campaign contributions from the South Asian community, the Clark County Commissioners failed to appoint an Indian American Reuben D’Silva to an open Senate District 8 seat.  The seat became open as Senator Aaron Ford got elected as our new State Attorney General. The open Senate seat attracted ten applicants.  Two Asian Americans, Reuben D’Silva, and Duy Nguyen, applied for the open Senate Seat.  Mr. Nguyen’s, Vietnamese American, the application didn’t go as well as many Asian groups, including the Asian Chamber of Commerce,Read More


Upset Hindus urge Marvel to apologize over X-Man calling Hindu temple as fake house of worship

In the recently released Marvel comic “Uncanny X-Men (2018-) #5”, X-Man apparently destroyed sacred ancient Sree Padmanabha Swamy Hindu Temple in Thiruvananthapuram (India), as part of his efforts to “save the world”. “I cleansed the world of its fake houses of worship and false prophets”, X-Man declares after apparent destruction of this Hindu temple dedicated to Lord Vishnu, which reportedly found a reference in Hindu Epics and Puranas. Hindu statesman Rajan Zed, in a statement, said that it was very hurtful to the Hindu community when a popular platform likeRead More