Las Vegas resident and retired engineer Sulekh Jain, Ph.D., has recently published a book on Jainism highlighting the fundamentals of thought-provoking Jainism practicing ideals. Below is the excerpt from the newly released 380+ pages book – Potpourri of Jainism. “What is ahimsa or non-violence? Is it just the absence of violence, or is it something more? Is ahimsa or non-violence even possible in today’s world? How does one interpret the meaning of war from the lens of ahimsa? Or how does one apply this concept to our own life? How can one learnRead More
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University of Nevada, Reno, Mechanical Engineering Associate Professor Pradeep Menezes has been appointed as the associate editor of Tribology Transactions. The journal contains experimental and theoretical papers on friction, wear, lubricants, lubrications, materials, machines, and moving components from the macro to the nano-scale. Before joining UNR, he worked as an adjunct assistant professor at the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee (UWM) and as a research assistant at the University of Pittsburgh. Per the UNR published report, Dr. Menezes’s productive research career has produced over 85 peer-reviewed journal publications (citations over 3000, h-indexRead More
Gujarati Samaj Elects New Executive Committee. Gujarati Movie Lamboo Rastoo Screening in Vegas. FREE to Members.
Las Vegas Gujarati Samaj is pleased to announce the 2023-24 executive committee. The new executive committee comprises many long-time active members of the local Gujarati community. President – Pratik Dudhia Vice-President – Neel Esh Patel Ashwin Shah – Treasurer Ravi Soni – Secretary Vikram Chohan – PR, Marketing & Social Media At the same time, the incoming executive committee is pleased to announce the filming of the Gujarati Movie Lamboo Rastoo. The movie, sponsored by Patel Films, is FREE to the current members of the Gujarati Samaj. The screening will take place on Sunday,Read More
After an incredibly successful run of an original Delhi Indian Cuisine, owner Krishna has opened a second location closer to Henderson. Delhi is the only local restaurant serving authentic Nepali cuisine and an amazing selection of diverse Indian delicacies. Spacious restaurant closer to the UNLV campus on the North-East corner of Maryland Parkway and Flamingo Road has continuously served its dedicated clientele since January 2014. Original Delhi Indian Cuisine is known for its enormous Indian buffet in Vegas, showcasing delicacies from India and Nepalese dishes. Weekend brunch includes an option of bottomlessRead More
University of Nevada, Reno Extension is excited to welcome Sabina Malik as a community health specialist to help direct programming in southern Nevada in areas such as community health, food systems, student nutrition and gardening. In her new role, Malik will focus on increasing awareness of the many health and nutrition resources and opportunities that Extension programs offer to the community in order to encourage healthy eating and activity and increase wellness in southern Nevada. Malik plans to help enhance the school-wellness policy, which is federally mandated within every school districtRead More
Senior group organizer Ashok Goyal is please to announce the next quarterly meeting is scheduled on Sunday, February 19th at the United Way meeting room, 5830 West Flamingo Road, Las Vegas. For further information, please contact Ashok Goyal at 702.683.1386
Asian Chamber of Commerce is again offering an academic scholarship to students of Asian descent. This year the Chamber is offering ten scholarships in the amount of $2,000 each to deserving students. Deadline to apply is March 3rd, 2023. The Chamber is interested in the character that exists deep inside each student and the best ways to get a glimpse of this character is to see his or her willingness to help others. The scholarship process primarily looks at each student’s record of service to our community and what he/sheRead More
UNLV Chemistry Professor Pradip Bhowmik is Helping Develop Safer Materials for Energy Storage Devices
UNLV ingenuity is addressing that hazard, with a polymer invented on campus playing an important role in developing battery cases that reduce fire risk. The state’s Battle Born Venture program provided pre-seed funding to Quantum Copper, a Las Vegas startup based in the UNLV Black Fire building that makes use of the battery-safety technology invented by Pradip Bhowmik, a longtime UNLV organic and polymer chemistry professor. Bhowmik’s 2016 discovery makes polymers more fire resistant without the use of halogenated compounds such as chlorine and bromine, which retard fires but can be harmful to theRead More
Medical Malpractice – Dr. Amit Valera, D.O. Liable for 35 Percent for Causing Injuries. Dr. Teena Tandon, M.D. Settles for $1 Million.
Woman with ‘locked-in syndrome’ awarded $47M in malpractice suit. A woman suffering from “locked-in syndrome” was awarded a $47 million verdict this week in a medical malpractice case, although her lawyer said she will likely only see a fraction of the money. In a lawsuit filed in 2020, Amy Geiler alleged that doctors at MountainView Hospital and Mountain’s Edge Hospital failed to adequately treat her low sodium levels when she was hospitalized as the result of a fall. Because doctors raised her sodium levels too quickly, Geiler now suffers fromRead More