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April, 2021

 

In-Person Holi Celebrations by Vegas Roots Community Garden

Vegas Roots Community Garden would like to invite the community members to celebrate in-person Holi, the festival of colors, on Saturday, April 17th, 3 PM-7 PM at Vegas Roots Community Garden located at 715 North Tonopah Drive, Las Vegas 89106 Colors will be provided. The Garden is committed to promoting health and wellness amongst the Las Vegas community, especially the low-income communities. The event is a fundraiser in support of Vegas Roots Community Garden, a local non-profit organization working to promote healthy bodies and minds. The garden’s 4 acres ofRead More


Cardiologist Sanjay Vohra M.D. Sues Siena/Rose de Lima Campus Hospital for Lost Privileges

Indian American Cardiologist Dr. Sanjay Vohra, M.D. has gone to court for losing privileges at the local hospital.   Dr. Vohra was granted Medical Staff membership and clinical privileges at Siena/Rose de Lima Campus in 1996, and the San Martin Campus in 2006.  In August 2020 Dr. Vohra filed his reappointment applications for continuing medical privileges at both hospitals. As per the lawsuit, Dr. Vohra received a letter in January 2021 from Irwin Simon, M.D., the Credential Chairman of the St. Rose Hospitals, stating that some issues needed further review and that Dr.Read More

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Housing Markets in a Pandemic: The Curious Case of Las Vegas – UNLV real estate expert Vivek Sah Ph.D.

As the Las Vegas economy continues to rebound from the coronavirus pandemic, Dr. Vivek Sah, director of the Lied Center for Real Estate in the Lee Business School, offers an analysis of Southern Nevada’s housing market and how it stacks up against the greater recovery of the region. From a once-in-a-century pandemic to an irrational stock market, 2020 was a year of anomalies. And you can add the buoyant housing market to the bizarre year. Although housing markets were up across most Metropolitan Statistical Areas (MSAs), the case of Las Vegas warrantsRead More


Upset Hindus urge N. Carolina online retailer to withdraw Hindu goddess leggings & apologize

Upset Hindus are urging Greensboro (North Carolina) based firm “Goddess By Rachael Reed” for immediate withdrawal of leggings-skirt-dresses carrying images of Hindu goddesses Lakshmi and Kali; calling it highly inappropriate.  Hindu statesman Rajan Zed, in a statement in Nevada today, said that goddesses Lakshmi and Kali were highly revered in Hinduism and were meant to be worshipped in temples or home shrines and not to adorn one’s legs, thighs, calves, knees, etc. Inappropriate usage of sacred Hindu deities or concepts or symbols or icons for commercial or other agenda was not okayRead More


Chand Raat Celebrations

Fatima Husain invites the community to celebrate Chand Raat with carnival/mela showcasing exotic jewelry, alluring clothing collection, gourmet food, desi music and henna booth on Tuesday, May 11th from 8 PM to 11:55 PM. The event will be held at Allure Garden Center 1134 S. Rainbow Blvd, Las Vegas. Chand Raat is a celebration with family and friends on the eve of Eid ul-Fitr. It is the night that culminates the 30 Rozas or the month-long month of Ramzan. Celebrations are open to all, irrespective of race, religion or creed. ForRead More


Suspended Attorney Malik Ahmad Charged with Domestic Violence

Las Vegas disbarred attorney Malik Waqar Ahmad is charged with the domestic violence and an assault with a deadly weapon, a category B Felony.  Ahmad is accused of assault with use of a deadly weapon, a knife, by threatening Shahrukh Ahmad (relationship unknown).  A public defender has been appointed at the request of defendant Malik Waqar Ahmad.  Ahmad is released on his own recognizance.  According to the court filings, defendant Ahmad must stay out of trouble and has agreed to appear in court as required.  In 2019, the State Bar of Nevada suspended Ahmad forRead More

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Global Charity Foundation – Spring Mixer

After over a long hiatus due to COVID pandemic the Global Charity Foundation invites the community for their Spring Mixer to support the local community education program. The mixer will be held at the newly opened Chef James Trees Italian restaurant Al Solito Posto, at Tivoli Village on Thursday, May 6th from 5:30-7:30pm. Tickets $40 per person are available online at www.gcfcares.org.