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January, 2022

 

Jains are on a Mission to Educate the World about Jainism – Guest Author Sulekh C. Jain, Ph.D.

Indian-American Jain community has raised, committed and donated nearly $20 million, which is matched 2:1 with additional contribution of more than $40 million by all the partnering Universities.  Our vision – The main goal of the North American Jain community in undertaking many education and philanthropy initiatives is to promote universal brotherhood and harmonious living amongst the peoples of the world while respecting the environment. We have just started this journey; a lot more needs to be done and we are striving diligently to make Jain studies a vibrant tradition and aRead More


Election 2022 – Political Donations Pouring in from the Indian Community for the State and Local Elected Offices

2022 political season is in full swing with major political parties positioning themselves to control the future of America.  The mid-term election is a preview of what lies ahead for the candidates, political parties, and the tumultuous global economy.  This year the voters will have an opportunity to elect their representatives for the U.S. Congress, U.S. Senate, all the statewide constitutional offices, members of the NV State Assembly, a couple of State Senators along with some members of the Clark County Commission, City Council, and the School Board members.  As of today, noRead More

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Legal Aid of Southern Nevada and Barbara Buckely Honor Attorney Paul S. Padda and Dr. Jaswinder S. Grover, M.D.

Legal Aid Center of Southern Nevada (LACSN) and its distinguished CEO, former politico Barbara Buckley, recently honored attorney Paul S. Padda and spine surgeon Dr. Jaswinder Grover for their significant community contributions.  Paul Padda established the Community Justice Fellowship as a means of giving back to the community.  The Fellowship hires, trains and pays the salary of a recent law school graduate who works through LACSN to represent underprivileged and indigent clients facing legal issues. According to Buckley, there are thousands of people right now in Clark County that face significant legal issues and cannot afford the services ofRead More

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Prakash Purab Celebrations of Baba Deep Singh Ji

Gurdwara Baba Deep Singh Ji invites the community to a special event to celebrate the Prakash Purab of Baba Deep Singh Ji with the visiting priest Bhai Parpal Singh Ji from Darbar Sahib Amritsar, beginning on Saturday January 29th at 7:00 PM and on Sunday, January 30th, 2022 at 11:30 AM followed by a hangar (lunch).  This special event is open to all members of the community irrespective of religion, national origin or language barriers.


Dr. Minesh Piyush Amin, D.O., Reaches Settlement with the NV State Board of Osteopathic Medicine

In September 2021, the NV Board of Pharmacy entered a stipulation and order related to Dr. Amin, in where Amin admitted that, although he never was a medical director at Regenerate Me IV, evidence existed regarding his practice as a physician at a business called Regenerate Me IV that subjected his controlled substances registration with the NBOP subject to discipline. Dr. Amin admitted and permitted registered nurses (RNs) to act under his authority to access, possess, and/or administer dangerous drugs through intravenous (IV) therapy without direct supervision and to patientsRead More

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S. Singh Pleads Guilty to the Possession of Controlled Substance with Intention to Sell

S. Singh has plead guilty to the possession of controlled substance with an intention to sell the same in Las Vegas.  As a consequence of the guilty plea agreement the court must sentence Singh to imprisonment in the Nevada Department of Corrections for a minimum term of not less than one year and a maximum term of not more than four years and may also be fined up to $5,000.  However, Singh is eligible for probation which is at the discretion of the sentencing judge. The division of probation and parole willRead More


UNLV School of Medicine’s Pediatric Neurologist Rooman Ahad, MD Publish a Book to Understand Autism and Children

She’s an author whose professional and academic background seems especially appropriate for the writing of a book on autism and children. Meet Dr. Rooman F. Ahad of the Kirk Kerkorian School of Medicine at UNLV, an assistant professor of pediatric neurology at the school as well as a child neurologist at the Grant a Gift Autism Foundation Ackerman Center, where a multidisciplinary team of physicians works in alliance with the clinical practices of UNLV Health. A University of Illinois College of Medicine graduate who rose to chief resident during her child neurologyRead More


G. Gill Receives Suspended Sentence After Pleading Guilty of Possession of Firearm and Controlled Substance

After being adjudged guilty to the possession of a firearm by a prohibited person and mid-level possession of controlled substance, District Court Judge Kathleen Delaney sentenced Gill up to 72 months on two felony counts, with all but 36 months suspended. Gill is placed on probation for an indeterminate period not to exceed 36 months and must comply with multiple special conditions including complete mental health evaluation and complete any recommended case plan and any medication regimen. Other probation conditions include no use, possession, or control of alcohol or drugsRead More

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