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May, 2020


Food Drive by Gurudwara Baba Deep Singh

Please join Gurudwara Baba Deep Singh for a food donation drive on Saturday, May 23rd, 2020. Please donate cans and non-perishable vegetarian food items for the Three Square food bank. Under the current challenging circumstance due to the COVID-19, the devotees of Gurudwara Baba Deep Singh are trying to end hunger in the Las Vegas valley. This goes with the principles of Sikhism in sharing and caring for those who need assistance. The food drop off program is collecting non-perishable vegetarian boxed items like all kinds of pasta, cereal, cannedRead More

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Directly from the frontlines of COVID pandemic – A three-part diary: Guest Author Bidur Mukherjee, DPT

With the current ongoing situation with COVID-19, Physical Therapist Bidur Mukherjee is sharing his real-life experience at the frontlines of managing patient care at the local hospital in Las Vegas. March 20, 2020,  Directly from the frontlines (Part 1) I am a healthcare worker in a US hospital directly involved in the care of patients including those with COVID-19 positive. There are hundreds of thousands of workers like me. In the following few passages, let me share some of my experiences with you. Hospitals are never the most pleasant placeRead More

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Dirty Dining to Dirty Doctor – KTNV Channel 13 Investigates Dr. Dhaval Shah

Darcy Spears of KTNV Channel 13, known for investigating the local Las Vegas restaurants for her segment on Dirty Dining moves to Dirty Doctor investigating Dr. Dhaval Shah’s medical practice. For the past few years, Dr. Shah has been investigated on numerous occasions by the Board of Medical Examiners and also by the US Department of Labor for unethical business practices. Please go to the link below for the complete story… Disclaimer – By providing links to other sites, does not guarantee, approve, or endorse the information orRead More

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Las Vegas Sun and Nevada State Education Association Endorse Swadeep Nigam for Regent, University System, District 3

Las Vegas Sun and the Nevada State Education Association are pleased to announce their 2020 primary election endorsement for Swadeep Nigam, Candidate for Regent, University System The Sun editorial noted, “Of the two seats that will be on the ballot, the Sun will offer an endorsement on only one: Nigam in District 3. Nigam is a financial analyst who has served on the Nevada Equal Rights Commission and numerous other boards, including the Las Vegas chapter of the NAACP. He is exactly the kind of person who should be on theRead More

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2020 Primary Elections – Candidate Endorsements

For the past 15 years, this publication has been endorsing candidates for various local, state, and national level political races.  This year is no different, vegasdesi is endorsing the candidates below in the primary election.  This publication has endorsed all the Indian sub-continent candidates, except for Deepen Kothari for County Commission as no information is available on candidate Kothari. election advisory panel members consisting of 3 Democrats, 1 Independent, and 1 Republican, have a wide, diverse political experience & an in-depth knowledge of the local politics.  The endorsements below are the resultRead More

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Needed: Kidney Donor

Las Vegas resident Ruchi Chandra is looking for a Kidney Donor for her brother. 46 years old Rohit, has two young children who need a kidney transplant at the earliest.  In January of this year, Rohit was diagnosed with late-stage kidney disease and is going through regular treatment, however, the Doctors have recommended a transplant in a timely manner. For further information, please contact Ruchi Chandra at 702.513.0686 Over the years kidney transplants have saved thousands of people with chronic kidney ailments.  Kidneys can be transplanted from living donors and deceased.   AsRead More

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Gurudwara Food Give Away Drive Attracts Thousands

Las Vegas Sikh Community is pleased to announce a successful vegetarian lunch give away to help the community during the current pandemic situation. Over 450 cars drove through the parking lot of Gurudwara Baba Deep Singh on Saturday, May 9th followed by over 200 cars at the Gurudwara Guru Nanak on Thursday, May 14th.  Gurudwara Baba Deep Singh volunteers handed over 1300 lunch boxes consisting of freshly prepared vegetarian food.  The lunch box included a samosa, rice pulao, garbanzo curry, and matar paneer, along with a gallon of bottled water, and couple ofRead More

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Jaiden Reddy Earned Perfect ACT Score

Jaiden Reddy, son of Drs. Tina and Ravi Reddy and a Junior at Ed W. Clark High School earned the highest possible ACT composite score of 36 with a perfect 36 on each section. Fewer than half of 1 percent of students who take the ACT earn a top score. In the U.S. high school graduating class of 2019, only 4,879 out of nearly 1.8 million students who took the ACT earned a top composite score of 36. The ACT consists of tests in English, mathematics, reading, and science, each scored onRead More

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Ruptured Routines: Social Distancing and Kids with Autism

Indian-American UNLV School of Medicine Physician, Dr. Rooman Ahad offers tips and resources for parents of children with ASD. Many parents of children with autism spectrum disorder (ASD) carefully craft their child’s schedule to smooth out transitions and give them plenty of physical activity so they can thrive in school.  But the limited social interactions and upended schedules that are defining COVID-19 quarantines have disrupted those strategies, according to Dr. Rooman Ahad, a pediatric neurologist at the UNLV School of Medicine.  “Parents of autistic children are generally prepared. They come with the right snacks;Read More

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Four Indian-American High School Students Named National Merit Scholarship Winners

National Merit Scholarship Corporation (NMSC) announced this year’s National Merit $2500 Scholarship winners. This year four Indian-American students are named National Merit $2500 Scholarship winners.  This award is supported by National Merit Scholarship Corporation’s own funds. The 2,500 Merit Scholar designees werechosen from a talent pool of more than 15,000 outstanding Finalists in the 2020 National MeritScholarship Program. The winners are… Ritvik Janamsetty. Probable career field: Computer Science.  Currently Attending Coral Academy of Science in Henderson. Eshaan J. Vakil. Probable career field: International Relations.  Graduating from Ed W. Clark High School in LasRead More