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April, 2019


Vaisakhi Celebrations at the Guru Nanak Gurudwara…Free Family Event

Guru Nanak Gurudwara invites the community to celebrate Vaisakhi festival on Sunday, April 28th, with activities for all ages from savory vegetarian food stalls from the local Indian restaurants and volunteers along with entertainment specially geared towards kids.  No tickets required.  It’s a FREE event – there is no-charge for delicious freshly prepared food from dosas, choley bhaturey, jalebi and more… for the Las Vegas community irrespective of your background, ethnicity and religious beliefs. Check out the last year Vaisakhi celebrations pictures…

Hindu Mandir Celebrates 18th Anniversary…Historical Perspective on the Mandir

Hindu Mandir of Las Vegas invites you to join the community to celebrate the 18th-anniversary ceremonies on Sunday, April 28th, 2019.  

Gayatri & other ancient Hindu mantras opened both Nevada Senate & Assembly

Both Nevada State Assembly and Senate in capital Carson City started their sessions on April 22 with ancient Hindu prayers; containing verses from world’s oldest extant scripture. Hindu statesman Rajan Zed delivered these invocations from ancient Sanskrit scriptures before the Assembly and Senate. After Sanskrit delivery, he then read the English interpretation of the prayers. Sanskrit is considered a sacred language in Hinduism and root language of Indo-European languages. Zed, who is President of Universal Society of Hinduism, is scheduled to open all the sessions of Nevada Senate and AssemblyRead More

Bollywood Spring Bash at Shiraz Las Vegas!!

Bollywood is back on Saturday, April 27th at Shiraz Las Vegas!!  Kick off the Vegas spring with local DJ Ali and RA Dance Vegas by dancing the night away to banging beats from the hottest Bollywood tracks.  Attendees can request some of their personal favorites and enjoy Shiraz Las Vegas special cocktails, mocktails, hookah and a specially prepared buffet ($15) by Shiraz’s exceptionally talented chefs.  Bottle service available with preferred reserved seating. NO COVER…Dress to impress in your Bollywood best!

Indian American Eric S. is Charged with Lewdness with Minor under 14 years of age

Las Vegan Indian American Eric S. (last name withheld) was arraigned before Judge Chris Lee at the North Las Vegas Justice Court for committing a crime of lewdness with a child under the age of 14 (Category A Felony as per the NRS). Eric is accused of willfully, lewdly, unlawfully, and feloniously commit a lewd or lascivious act upon a child.  Eric has posted a $100,000 bail. The defendant Eric S. is presumed innocent of the charges and it will be the government’s burden to prove the defendants’ guilt beyondRead More

Grand Opening Invite – Pulmonology Group LLC

Vikas Sayal, MD invites the community to the grand opening of his new medical office, Pulmonology Group, on Tuesday, May 7, 2019.  Please RSVP (a must) at Dr. Vikas Sayal, a graduate of Patiala Medical College, Patiala, Punjab. Dr. Sayal is licensed in Nevada and Arizona to practice in the areas of Internal Medicine, Critical Care, and Pulmonary Diseases.  With impeccable medical and academic credentials, Dr. Sayal started the Pulmonary Group LLC where he is currently serving as the Chief Executive Officer. Currently, Dr. Sayal serves as the Chairman ofRead More

Indian Food Festival – Saturday, May 4th 2019 at the Clark County Government Center Amphitheater

Please join a diverse Las Vegas community to celebrate the long-awaited annual Indian Food Festival on Saturday, May 4th, 2019 at the fabulous Las Vegas downtown Clark County Amphitheater.  For further information, please visit  or visit Buy your tickets online at…

International Chef Ramakrishna Kalla Joins Shiraz…Easter Brunch at Shiraz

After serving at various positions, from Sous Chef to Executive Chef, at some of the finest kitchens around the world with stints at Dubai, London, New York, Chicago, and New Jersey, Chef Ram joins the newly opened Shiraz Restaurant. Chef’s exceptional culinary background and experience with some of the finest kitchens across the United States, Ram has started dishing out some of the so-called secret recipes from the kitchens across India.  Chef Ram Kalla has an MBA from Midland University, Scotland along with a Diploma in Hotel Management from India. 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

Las Vegas Metro Investigation Reports No Criminal Activity at the Hindu Mandir. Case Closed.

In August of 2018, a crime report was filed with the Las Vegas Metropolitan Police Department by the then Chairman of the Hindu Mandir, Nirmalya Chatterjee.  The complaint was about the Mandir Digital Video Recorder was manipulated to audio record without the permission of the trustees or any attendees.  Later on, Mr. Chatterjee discovered the DVR cover was loose and the hard drive(s) from the DVR were missing.  The Mandir’s video technician later found that the hard drive(s) with any recorded memory was removed from the DVR machine. At theRead More