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Wednesday, July 17th, 2019


Clark County Commission Seeks Members for the Asian Americans for the Asian-American Pacific Islanders Community Commission

To engage and connect with the growing and prosperous Asian community in Southern Nevada, County Commissioner Tick Segerblom has initiated a concerted outreach effort to connect with the Asian community. In the last Clark County Board of Commissioners meeting, the Board has approved a formation of Asian American Pacific Islanders Community Commission.  The commission will have 15 members from diverse Asian community who must be a resident of the Clark County.  The Board will appoint one member to serve as the Chairman and one member to serve as Vice-Chairman.  The purpose ofRead More

Upset Hindus urge Charlotte fitness-wear firm to withdraw Lord Ganesh leggings & apologize

Upset Hindus are urging Charlotte (North Carolina) based fitness-wear brand USFitGirls for immediate withdrawal of leggings carrying images of Hindu deity Lord Ganesh; calling it highly inappropriate. Hindu statesman Rajan Zed, in a statement, said that Lord Ganesh was highly revered in Hinduism and was meant to be worshipped in temples or home shrines and not to adorn one’s legs. Inappropriate usage of Hindu deities or concepts or symbols for commercial or other agenda was not okay as it hurt the devotees. Zed, who is President of Universal Society ofRead More

Nevada Heart & Vascular Center Agrees To Pay $2.5 Million Settlement Claim Involving Medicare Kickback Scheme

Nevada Heart & Vascular Center is celebrating it’s 20th year in Vegas and where many of the Indian American Physicians are practicing for many years, has agreed to pay $2.5 million to settle claims alleging that it referred patients for genetic testing in exchange for kickbacks paid by the testing companies. “The U.S. Attorney’s Office will hold accountable fraudulent medical companies that seek to line their pockets by undermining the integrity of health care programs,” said U.S. Attorney Trutanich. “We work closely with our law enforcement partners to stop illicitRead More