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November, 2021


Rajeev Khamamkar, M.D. – Suspension of Privileges. Another Complaint by the Nevada State Board of Medical Examiners

In an ongoing investigation of Rajeev Khamamkar’s professional medical practice, the Nevada State Board of Medical Examiners alleges Khamamkar failed to report the adverse action taken by the Specialty Surgery Center. As per the complaint, on November 2020 Khamamkar’s surgery privileges at Specialty Surgery Center were summarily suspended, indefinitely, pending the hearing and appellate review process, because of concerns regarding his compliance with Speciality Surgery Center policies, procedures, and practices.   After the completion of the hearing and appellate processes were completed, Khamamkar was ordered to complete professional courses on anger management,Read More

Diwali Celebrations by Friends of India on Saturday November 13, 2021. Attendees Comment…

UPDATE – Reviews are IN. Based on the comments and constructive criticisms from the attendees it appears the event became shameless self-promotion and self-serving prophecy of one individual. Please check out all the comments below from the attendees, along with a message from the current FOI President. Read on… As the Las Vegas economy is almost back to near normal, the Friends of India has announced an upcoming Diwali celebrations. All the current COVID restrictions, as recommended by the local health authorities, will be observed. The annual Diwali celebrations willRead More

Guru Nanak Dev Ji Gurpurab Celebrations and Indian Food Festival

Guru Nanak Gurdwara invites the local community to celebrate Guru Nanak Dev Ji Gurpurab/Prakash Utsav/Jayanti on Sunday, November 28th at the Gurudwara premises located at 4487 East Russell Road, Las Vegas. Celebrations start on Friday, November 26th beginning with Akhand Path, (non-stop recitals of prayers from Guru Granth Sahib) ending with Kirtan Katha on Sunday at noon, followed by the Indian vegetarian feast/food festival with freshly prepared Indian food offered by the local Punjabi restaurants. This is a FREE event and everyone is welcome to participate irrespective of religion, faith,Read More

Rahat Fateh Ali Khan in Concert

Mehta Entertainment invites the Las Vegas community to the legacy tour by the famed Pakistani singer Rahat Fateh Ali Khan on Saturday, November 27th, 2021 at San Jose, CA Please contact local Las Vegan and former celebrities promoter Surender Chopra at 408-623-6266 for special tickets and priority seatings for Las Vegans.

Hindu Mandir Going Forward – Guest Author, Jagdish Mehta, Chairman of the Board of Trustees, Hindu & Jain Temple of Las Vegas

I am honored and humbled to announce I have been elected as the new Chairperson of the Board of Trustees of the Hindu and Jain Temple of Las Vegas.  I am looking forward to working with the newly formed Executive Committee.  Our newly elected and selected Executive committee is headed by Mr. Paresh Joshi as the president. Foremost, I like to take this opportunity to thank Mrs. Neeru, Piplani former President, and Ramesh Piplani for their years of dedicated service to the community. It has been very important that we appreciate theRead More

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Dhaval Shah, M.D. Granted Probationary Medical License with Conditions

Nevada State Board of Medical Examiners has approved Dr. Dhaval Shah, M.D.’s application for medical licensure to practice medicine in the State of Nevada. Shah’s license is listed as Active-Probation with certain probationary conditions.  The approved probationary license is for two years ending June 2023. Dr. Shah ran his practice under the banner Clinical Infectious Diseases Specialist in Las Vegas. In August 2020, the Board accepted a settlement agreement by which it found Dr. Shah violated Nevada Medical Practice Act. Dr. Shah was charged with malpractice and failure to maintain timely, legible,Read More

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Nevada Board of Medical Examiners Investigates Rajeev Khamamkar, M.D. for Billing Fraud and Falsifying Medical Records

The Investigative Committee of the Nevada Board of Medical Examiners has filed a formal complaint against Dr. Rajeev Sharad Khamamkar, M.D. alleging violation of Nevada Revised Statutes as stated in the Nevada Medical Practice Act.  Khamamkar is charged on four counts – one count of charging for services not rendered; one count of falsifying medical records; one count of violating the trust of a patient for financial gain, and one count of medical malpractice. In September 2018, a patient was admitted to the Sunset Ridge Surgery Center for a procedure whereRead More

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Upset Hindus seek apology from Etsy for desecrating goddess Kali

Upset Hindus are urging Brooklyn, New York headquartered e-commerce company Etsy, Inc. to apologize and immediately withdraw Goddess Kali Cereal T-shirt displaying image of Kali seemingly promoting a cereal of blood fortified with human skulls; calling it highly inappropriate.  In Hinduism, Goddess Kali, who personifies Sakti or divine energy, is considered the goddess of time and change. Objectionable Goddess Kali Cereal T-shirt is priced at $32.  This is not the first time for Etsy to hurt the feelings of Hindu communities. In the past, after protests spearheaded by Hindu statesman RajanRead More

Prakash Purab Celebrations of Guru Nanak Dev Ji

Gurdwara Baba Deep Singh Ji invites the community to celebration Prakash Purab of Guru Nanak Dev Ji on Sunday, November 21st beginning at 12 Noon. FREE event to be held at the newly built Gurdwara premises – 6341 West Lone Mountain Rd., Las Vegas.

Diwali Mela at the ISKCON Mandir

The Hindu community festival season is in full swing and the Las Vegas ISKCON Mandir invites you and your family along with friends to join the community for the upcoming Diwali Mela and Goverdhan Puja. Diwali celebrations will be at the Mandir premises on Saturday, November 6th from 4PM to 9PM. Mela will highlight children activities along with Indian street food stalls. FREE EVENT. Location ISKCON Mandir at 8825 Escondido St., Las Vegas [Maryland Pkwy & Pebble St.] Goverdhan Puja will be held at the Mandir on Sunday, November 7thRead More