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November, 2023


Endocrinology Fellowship Attracts Much-Needed Specialists to Southern Nevada

This American Diabetes Awareness Month, Dr. Kenneth Izuora and Dr. Sanna Fatima highlight Nevada’s need for more endocrinologists. It makes sense to check in now with Kirk Kerkorian School of Medicine at UNLV‘s Dr. Kenneth Izuora and Dr. Sanna Fatima, physicians dedicated to wiping out diabetes – November is American Diabetes Awareness Month, a time when the CDC estimates that a staggering 38 million Americans of all ages have the endocrine disorder commonly known as diabetes. Fatima, a Pakistani immigrant who completed her internal medicine residency at the Albert Einstein MedicalRead More

Gurpurab/Guru Nanak Jayanti Celebrations at the Guru Nanak Gurudwara

Guru Nanak Gurudwara invites the Las Vegas community to celebrate Gurpurab/Guru Nanak Jayanti on Sunday, December 3rd, at the Guru Nanak Gurudwara. On this auspicious occasion, there will be a ground-breaking ceremony for the Gurudwara building on the expansive acreage the Gurudwara has acquired over the years. Guru Nanak Dev Ji Gurpurab, also known as Guru Nanak Dev Ji Prakash Utsav, celebrates the birth of the first Sikh guru, Guru Nanak, one of the most celebrated and important Sikh gurus and the founder of Sikhism. What: Gurpurab/Guru Nanak Jayanti Celebrations When: Friday & Saturday,Read More

Fund Raiser – Shelley Berkley for Las Vegas Mayor

Hindu Mandir Board Addresses Community Concerns

In an ongoing tug-of-war between the group of community members and the Hindu administration, the Board has addressed the community concerns. In early September, engaged community members wrote an open letter to the Mandir Board concerning day-to-day administration. The Board called a town hall meeting to listen to the community, with nearly 100 public members in attendance. They were given 2 minutes individually to address their concerns, questions, and comments. Per the feedback, some attendees came prepared with their speeches and thoughts on issues impacting the Mandir, while others spoke extemporaneously. At the meeting,Read More

South Asian Bar Association of Las Vegas’s Community Outreach Dinner Exceeds Expectations

The South Asian Bar Association of Las Vegas (SABA-LV) held an event on Thursday, November 16, 2023, to promote law as a career for minority families with school/college age children. The Latino Bar Association and the Asian Bar Association joined SABA-LV in hosting the event. The event was well attended by families in the Las Vegas community. Several prominent judges and important members of the legal community attended. The event was also well attended by attorneys, law students, and college students. Eric Kohli, president of SABA-LV, welcomed the attendees andRead More

Can karmic retribution or fear of God deter people from wrong deeds? – Guest Author Sulekh Jain, Ph.D.

Conventional deterrents like the police force and the military employed by societies have failed to stop crime and violence. What can? Throughout human history, violence and crime have been an unfortunate reality. Wars have been a recurring phenomenon. Civilization may have advanced but incidents of murder, rape, looting, and human trafficking have not abated. Terrorism is a new menace. The non-violent crimes – which do harm others – of cheating, scamming, adulteration, and smuggling have only gone up. Deterrents that Society Employs Every society places a high value on theRead More

Global Charity Foundation Inspires Underserved Children with Educational Program

In an ongoing effort to raise funds for educating the local underserved Southern Nevada children, the Global Charity Foundation (GCF) had its’ inaugural golf tournament to support the Nevada Student Achievement Program. Additionally, the GCF held its summer soiree to honor the remarkable milestones achieved by students and the generosity of its donors and supporters. The Foundation founder and President, Las Vegan, Dr. Reeta Thukral, extends her heartfelt gratitude to the generous donors who have become integral to the Global Charity Foundation’s journey. She is deeply thankful for the unwavering support fueling herRead More

State Bar of Nevada Appoints Swadeep Nigam to Clients’ Security Fund Committee

State Bar of Nevada is pleased to announce the appointment of Swadeep Nigam as a public member to their Clients’ Security Fund Committee.  The bar established the Clients’ Security fund to help reimburse those clients who have sustained a monetary loss as the result of a dishonest act of a bar member. On the rare occasions when a lawyer misappropriates or mishandles client funds, the Clients’ Security Fund steps in to honor the debt through whole or partial reimbursement. The Committee comprises twelve members appointed by the Board of Governors;Read More

Goverdhan Puja/Annakut at the Hindu Mandir

Hindu Mandir invites the community to their annual Annakut festivities and Govardhan Puja on Sunday, November 19th, 2023 at 11:00 AM. Bring in the family & friends and enjoy two significant after-Diwali Hindu celebrations at your Mandir.  Annakut celebrations are FREE and open to ALL, regardless of race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, or national origin. Details in the flyer below. Lunch will be provided. Important: Attendees, please place your shoes on the shoe racks on both sides of the entrance. Shoe exhibition on the recently held Diwali celebrations onRead More

Baba Deep Singh Martyrdom Celebrations at the Baba Deep Singh Gurudwara

To celebrate the Shahidi (Martyrdom) Diwas of Baba Deep Singh Ji, Baba Deep Singh Gurdwara invites the community to a special Kirtan Darbar on Saturday, November 18th, from 7:00 PM to 8 PM. The Kirtan Darbar on Saturday will be led by Bhai Satwinder Singh and Bhai Harvinder Singh Ji of Delhi, followed by a Kirtan on Sunday, November 19th at 11:30 AM by Bhai Jaspreet Singh Ji and Bhai Manpreet Singh Ji, from Fathegarh.   Shahidi (Martyrdom) Diwas celebrations are FREE and open to ALL, regardless of race, color, religion,Read More