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December, 2021


India Oven Masala Restaurant to Merge with Mint Indian Bistro

The iconic India Oven, which changed later to India Oven Masala, is merging with the growing Mint Indian Bistro restaurant chain. India oven was opened in the early nineties by Jeetu Patel on Sahara Ave and Las Vegas Boulevard, the current home of an Allure high rise condo tower.  After the announcement of condo development, Jeetu Bhai along with Ulzan Mehta decided to continue serving the community with a move of India Oven to Sahara Ave and Paradise location.  The new India Oven opened in September 2005 with a grand opening celebration and aRead More

Srijin Bandyopadhyay’s SB Real Estate Partners Acquires Second Apartment Complex for over $73 Million

Srijin Bandyopadhyay’s SB Real Estate Partners (SBREP) has made its second multifamily investment in the Las Vegas MSA over the past seven weeks with the $73.1 million off-market acquisition of St. Croix Apartments, a 256-unit garden-style community in Las Vegas, Nevada. The property will be rebranded as Portola West Vegas. SBREP entered the Las Vegas market in late October with its $67 million acquisition of The Russell Apartments, a 241-unit multifamily community in Southwest Las Vegas, which has since been rebranded to Portola on Russell. The Irvine-based real estate investmentRead More

Hindu communiqué for the world for 2022: Spread goodwill & hope

Hindus have offered New Year’s greetings to the world.  Hindu statesman Rajan Zed, in a statement in Nevada wished happiness, justice, liberty, love and peace for the world during 2022.  We pray that 2022 brings hope and trust in which we, the people, flourish and build a new just world; devoid of inequalities, poverty and prejudices; Zed, who is President of Universal Society of Hinduism, notes.  We, although from diverse faith traditions but from the same human family, are headed in the same direction. Despite our serious differences, we shouldRead More

R. Singh Arraigned for Trafficking a Controlled Substance

R Singh is arrested on felony drug possession.  Singh is charged on two counts – one count of trafficking in a controlled substance: flunitrazepam, GHB 400+ grams, and one count for the possession of a controlled substance with an intent to sell. Singh was arrested on way to Las Vegas on northbound I-15 near Sloan.  An arraignment hearing was held at the Goodsprings Justice Court.  The judge has increased the bail amount to $500,000, cash or surety. Singh is currently in custody at the Clark County Detention Center.

G. Singh Pleads Guilty to Transportation of Drugs with an Intent to Sell

G. Singh was arraigned and pled guilty to the transport of controlled substance and possession of controlled substance with intent to sell.  The court granted defendant Singh bail on $50,000 Cash/Surety.  As per records, R. Singh paid for the cash bond.  Sentencing is set for March 29th 2022

Indian Senior Citizens Organizational Group Meets – Setting the Stage for a Team Success

In an ongoing effort to bring in the Indian community senior citizens, organizer Ashok Goyal reports a decent turnout and enthusiastic feedback from the attendees of the first organizational meeting. The meeting, held at the Vegas ISCKON Radha Govinda Temple, brought in 13 active seniors with the goal of arranging a host of activities for the growing, prosperous, diverse, and aging population of the Indian community. “To start with, the group will arrange activities directly related to good health and nutrition,” said Ashok Goyal. Goyal continued, “the group will encourageRead More

Former Gigolos Star Akshaya Dixit Kubiak Sentenced to 8 to 20 Years for Killing Girlfriend Herleen Dulai

Akshaya Dixit-Kubiak, aka Ash Armand, a professional male escort living in Las Vegas, sentenced 8 to 20 years for killing his girl friend Herleen Kaur Dulai. Dixit-Kubiak was arrested in July of 2020 after he made a distress call to 911 claiming that his girlfriend Herleen lay unresponsive. Kubiak was arrested by the Metro for allegedly murdering his model girlfriend in a drug-fueled rage at their home in Southwest   The 40-year-old male escort starred in American Reality Television show Giigolos, where he was seen providing escort service to female clients in Las Vegas.  InvestigationRead More

Former CEO of Zappos Kedar Deshpande Named Groupon CEO

After serving as the CEO of Las Vegas-based Zappos for over a year, Kedar Deshpande is moving to Groupon as their new CEO. The Board of Directors of Groupon has announced the appointment of Las Vegan Kedar Deshpande as the Company’s Chief Executive Officer, effective Dec. 10, 2021. Kedar has also been appointed to the Groupon Board of Directors. Aaron Cooper, Interim CEO, will step down from his role, and is committed to helping ensure a smooth transition. “Throughout the Board’s search process, our goal was to identify a leader whoRead More

Shahidi Diwas at Gurudwara Baba Deep Singh

Gurdwara Baba Deep Singh Ji invites the community to a special event to observe the Shaheedi Diwas, with two days special services/kirtan Darbar by Bhai Lakhwinder Sing Ji, the visiting priest from Darbar Sahib Amritsar, on Saturday December 18th at 7:00 PM and on Sunday, December 19th, 2021 at 11:30 AM followed by a hangar (lunch). This special event is open to all the members of the community irrespective of religion, national origin or language barriers.

Indian Senior Citizens Group Organizational Meeting

If you’re 65 plus young, you are invited to the organizational meeting of the newly formed Indian Senior Citizens Group. The organizational meeting will discuss the purpose, direction, and planned activities for the local Indian community seniors. The new organization will engage the community seniors to pursue an active lifestyle with regular meetings and outings.  The group could turn into a support group for its’ members during challenging times. The plan for the group to be secular in nature and members will be admitted from the diverse Indian communities only with noRead More