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Saturday, September 5th, 2020


Friends of India Diwali Celebrations go Virtual

With successful India’s Independence Day virtual celebrations, the Friends of India has decided to celebrate the upcoming Diwali festival virtually. During this COVID pandemic, Friends of India (FOI) is following the guiding principles and best practices recommended by the CDC and Nevada State to control the spread of the virus and protect members. It is recommended to minimize contacts and minimize large gatherings. Crisis creates opportunities and FOI will use new technology to learn, to meet, and to entertain.  FOI Virtual Diwali 2020 Event The FOI Virtual Diwali 2020 eventRead More

Zaffar Iqbal, M.D. Elected 2nd Vice-Chair of the Nevada State Democratic Party

Political activist and the former Nevada Chair of Bernie Sanders for President, Dr. Zaffar Iqbal is elected to the Nevada State Democratic Party as 2nd Vice-Chair.  Iqbal is the Chairman of the Diversity Committee of the Democratic Party.  As a 2nd Vice-Chair, Iqbal will be actively involved in fundraising, voter registration, and promoting the Democratic party platform and agenda. Iqbal got actively involved in the local political races in 2016.  At the same time, Iqbal was fully committed to Senator Bernie Sanders’ presidential campaign.  Being a Physician, Iqbal supported Senator Bernie for his stand on healthRead More