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November, 2019

 

Congresswoman Dina Titus Delivers Congressional Record Statement Recognizing 550th Birth Anniversary of Guru Nanak Dev Ji

Congresswoman Titus met with leaders of the Sikh Community to deliver a Congressional Record Statement recognizing the 550th Birth Anniversary of Guru Nanak Dev, who is considered the founder of the Sikh Faith. Receiving the statement was Satpal Singh Khalsa, the Chief Religious and Spiritual Authority of the Sikh Religion for the Western Hemisphere. To celebrate the 550thbirth anniversary of Guru Nanak Dev Ji, the U.S. Congresswoman Dina Titus (D-NV 1st District) who serves as committee member on Foreign Affairs introduced a Congressional Record at the Proceedings and Debates of theRead More


Ram Singh, M.D. Donates $50,000 to Join Hindu Mandir Board of Trustees

Amrat Patel, Chairman of the Hindu Temple of Las Vegas is pleased to announce Ram Singh, M.D. has joined the Board of Trustee of the local Hindu Mandir by donating $50,000.  Dr. Ram Singh joins the exclusive club of donors through his contribution and philanthropic service to the growing and prosperous Hindu community in Las Vegas.   The current price, $50,000, to join the Board Trustee is an increase of $25,000 from the initial amount set by the original Board in 2001.  Dr. Ram Singh joining the Board is positive constructive news afterRead More


MGM Appoints Jyoti Chopra as Chief Diversity and Sustainability Officer

MGM Resorts International announced award-winning diversity, inclusion and sustainability leader Jyoti Chopra as its Senior Vice President, Chief Diversity and Sustainability Officer. Jyoti will be based in Las Vegas and will report directly to President and COO, Bill Hornbuckle. She will also serve as liaison to the Corporate Social Responsibility Committee of the company’s Board of Directors. “Jyoti joins MGM Resorts at an exciting time, as we embark on a bold new vision for our social impact and sustainability strategy, Focused on What Matters: Embracing Humanity and Protecting the Planet,” saidRead More


Jains and Sikhs Walking Together – Guest Authors Harvinder Singh Sahota, MD and Sulekh Jain, Ph.D.

On November 12, 2019, the whole world celebrated the 550th Birth Anniversary of Guru Nanak Dev Ji; an apostle of Peace, harmony, coexistence and respect between all religions and human beings. Same day India and Pakistan Governments inaugurated the opening of the Kartapur Sahib Corridor connecting the two holiest Sikh Shrines in India and Pakistan. This has already enabled thousands of devotees to go freely to the Holy places easily. Jainism is one of the oldest and Sikhism the youngest religions of the World.  In terms of population Sikhism is theRead More


UNLV School of Medicine Vice Dean of Research Dr. Parvesh Kumar Raised over $26 Million in Research Grants

Since 2017, Dr. Parvesh Kumar, the vice dean of research at the medical school, says the medical school has been awarded approximately $26.5 million in research grants, remarkable for a new school of medicine. Research by medical school faculty has appeared in peer-reviewed journals ranging from the American Journal of Surgery to Cancer Cytopathology.Research presentations have also been made at conferences around the globe, including an August presentation by Dean John Fildes, a trauma surgeon, at the 48th World Congress of Surgery in Poland. In addition, Dr. Kumar and hisRead More


Milan Chatterjee Named Interim Community Relations Director of the Clark County Republican Party

Clark County Republican Party is pleased to announce the appointment of Milan Chatterjee as Interim Community Relations Director of the Clark County Republican Central Committee.  “We could not be more pleased to install a new and dynamic community relations team at this critical time in our organization’s growth. As we pursue every possible avenue toward getting conservatives elected to county, local, statewide, and federal offices this election cycle, Mr. Chatterjee will be instrumental in driving our transition to a more professional and modern community relations effort.” said Clark County RepublicanRead More


Fraudster Mandeep Singh Strikes Again

The habitual swindler Mandeep Singh has defrauded another member of the local Indian community.  After tricking the local members of the Sikh community, including the former priest of the Gurudwara, Mandeep conned another Indian from Seattle who was visiting Las Vegas.   This time the local Indian Anshu Pathak has alleged and filed a lawsuit in the District Court claiming Mandeep has defrauded him of $15,000. As per the complaint, in December 2017 Mandeep met Anshu Pathak at the Sams Club’s (Serene and Eastern location) parking lot and introduced himself with anRead More


2020 Political Donations from South Asian Community

2020 Political season aka mudslinging has begun and with President Donald Trump in the White House, the Democrats are hell-bent on controlling the House, the Senate, and the White House.  Through the end of September 30th, 2019, the local Indian/Pakistani political donors have donated over $69,000 to the Congressional and Presidential candidates.   The local political donors got the attention of many of the presidential candidates asking for a meeting and fundraiser events with the growing and prosperous Indian community.  The congressional candidates are also active in seeking funds for the November 2020Read More


Australian jewelery firm apologizes & removes Lord “Ganesha anklet” within 24-hours of protest by Hindu leader Rajan Zed

Byron Bay (New South Wales) headquartered Heart Mala Sacred Jewellery, has apologized and withdrawn anklet, carrying image of Hindu deity Lord Ganesha, from sales within 24-hours of Hindu protest, which called it “highly inappropriate”. Haidee Turner, founder-owner-designer of Heart Mala Jewellery, in emails to Hindu statesman Rajan Zed, who spearheaded the protest, wrote: “I have deleted this product immediately from my website and will recall the ones I’ve sold and will no longer make them. I’m very sorry if I have caused offense by my uneducated actions in creating this product… IRead More


550th Anniversary Celebration of Guru Nanak Dev Ji at Guru Nanak Gurudwara Sahib

Guru Nanak Dev Ji Gurpurab – Guru Nanak Gurudwara invites the whole community to celebrate 550th birth anniversary celebrations of Guru Nanak Dev Ji. The celebrations will be held at Gurudwara grounds in a Mela format with NO ADMISSION CHARGE and FREE food on Sunday, November 17th, 2019. Guru Nanak Gurudwara is located at 4487 E. Russell Road [Mountain Vista], Las Vegas. The actual birth date of Guru Nanak Dev Ji falls on Tuesday, November 12th. The Guru Nanak Gurudwara has arranged a special program to celebrate the same fromRead More