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March, 2019


South Asian Bar Association Business Mixer

After ten years hiatus, the South Asian Bar Association of Las Vegas once again invites the community to their Networking Mixer with Honorable District Court Judge Richard Scotti on Thursday, March 28th at 5:30 pm at the Shiraz Restaurant. The business mixer is not limited to legal professionals.  Everyone is welcome. There will be a No Host Bar with special happy hour pricing on drinks.  Grand Sponsor Paul Padda Law and Shiraz Restaurant are providing Hors D’oeuvres. Check out THE pictures from the previous (2008-2009) SABA-LV Events… Las Vegas FBI Agent-In-Charge StevenRead More

Presidential Candidate Congresswoman Tulsi Gabbard Brings a Message of Peace, No War, and End to Regime Changes, to the Indian Community

Hawaii Congresswoman Tulsi Gabbard, a candidate for the 2020 Democratic presidential nomination spoke and mingled with the crowd at the Meet & Greet/Fundraiser hosted by Girija Vijay, Bharat Patel & Neeru Piplani, at the Pure Indian Cuisine on Tuesday, March 19th.  The event drew over 150 members of the local community, mostly non-political, to hear Congresswoman Gabbard.  Immediately after entering the Royal Hall in the midst of pre hors d’oeuvres conversations, the Congresswoman pleasing personality drew many members of the community for handshakes, pictures, and some political conversations. Congresswoman Tulsi Gabbard,Read More

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

Earn a $3,000 ‘Freedom Scholarship‘   The Nevada Policy Research Institute is once again offering 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. The scholarship is open to all graduating high school students in Clark County — whether they attend a public, private, online or home school — who plan to attend college in the fall of 2019. To apply for the scholarship, students are asked to write a two-page essay on the following topic:Read More

An Evening of Bollywood Music by Las Vegas Indian Music Group to Support Indian Armed Forces

The local Las Vegas based Indian Music Group, led by Subbu and Jatinder Sharma invites you to an evening of Bollywood songs of yesteryear to support the Indian Armed Forces in India.  The FREE entertaining evening is a tribute by the group of talented local singers to the vintage Bollywood music and the royalty of yesteryear. With many years of singing experience, the volunteer group of singers is looking forward to accurately recreate their favorite songs of Bollywood greats – Mohammad Rafi, Lata Mangeshkar, Kishore Kumar, Asha Bhonsle, Jagjit Singh, andRead More

Annual Holi Picnic by Friends of India and General Body Meeting

Celebrate the 2019 Holi festival with your family and friends in the midst of Vegas Spring with riots of vibrant colors.  It will be a festive afternoon of fun, colors, some dancing on the Bollywood Holi by live DJ along with a great catered lunch under the beautiful clear afternoon Vegas sky. Friends of India invites everyone to their Annual Holi Picnic with complete celebratory fervor of colors, socializing, friendship and freshly prepared lunch buffet on Sunday, March 31st, 2019 at 11:30 am at the Mountain Crest Park, 4701 North DurangRead More

UNLV Professor Soumya Upadhyay, Ph.D. Passion and Commitment to Improve Health Care

An assistant professor in the School of Public Health’s department of health care administration and policy, Soumya Upadhyay shares her passion for research that explores how technology can be used to enhance patient safety and improve quality of health care. For Professor Soumya, the field of public health is simply about promoting and protecting the health of people in the communities they live in. A question we are always trying to answer is, “How can we improve the health of these people?” For the complete interview, please click here… DisclaimerRead More

EKAL Vidyalaya 9th Annual Fundraiser

The Las Vegas Chapter of Ekal Vidyalaya invites everyone to its 9th annual fundraising & musical evening with a performance by Vishwanath Batunge & Group from India, on Friday, April 19th, 2019 at the Windmill Library, 7060 West Windmill Lane, Las Vegas.  Dinner starts at 6:00 pm, followed by an entertainment around 7:00 pm.  The much-needed fundraiser allows our local Las Vegas community to be able to sponsor many under privileged children in India to participate in Ekal schools.   Ekal Vidyalaya is a non-profit organization on a mission to bring basic educationRead More

SAPNA’s Monthly Luncheon with Judges Susan & Eric Johnson

SAPNA – South Asian Political Network Alliance invites you to its luncheon meeting with guest speakers Judges Susan and Eric Johnson, on Saturday, March 23rd, at the Mint India Bistro 4246 South Durango Road [ SE corner of Durango & Flamingo]

Presidential Candidate Tulsi Gabbard to Meet Indian Community

Tulsi 2020 along with the local hosts Girija Vijay, Bharat Patel, Surjeet Heera, and Neeru Piplani invites the community to meet and greet reception for the first Hindu American Presidential Candidate Congresswoman Tulsi Gabbard.  Congresswoman Tulsi is bringing her campaign to the Las Vegas Indian community.  Please join the like-minded supporters of Congresswoman Gabbard to hear her campaign for the future direction and the prosperity of American exceptionalism. The evening event will be held at the Pure Indian Cuisine, 1405 E. Sunset Road., Las Vegas, NV 89119 at 6:30 PM.  Heavy IndianRead More

Holi Festival at the Hindu Mandir

Hindu Mandir invites the community to the Holika Dahan evening on Wednesday, March 20th at 7 pm at the Mandir premises.  Dinner is sponsored by Manorama & Amrat Patel family.