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January, 2024


Sonjeev Singh Sentenced to 150 Months in Prison for Attempted Murder and Discharging Firearm

Sonjeev Singh was initially charged with nine (9) felony counts of attempted murder with the use of a deadly weapon and multiple counts of discharge of a firearm from or within a structure or vehicle. During the initial arraignment in October of 2021, Singh plead not guilty by reason of insanity. The matter was set for trial, and Singh was released on a $50,000 bond with strict conditions. In the wee hours of the morning on May 22nd, 2021, a phone call was made regarding a person with a gunRead More

Prakash Purab Celebrations of Baba Deep Singh Ji and Blood Donation Drive

Gurdwara Baba Deep Singh invites the community to celebrate the Prakash Purab, the birth anniversary of Baba Deep Singh Ji, with Kirtan Darbar by Bhai Ji Jaspreet Singh and Bhai Ji Manpreet Singh, followed by a freshly prepared vegetarian langar luncheon.  To honor Baba Deep Singh Ji, the Gurdwara is organizing a blood donation drive for the much-needed blood supply for the growing needs of the Las Vegas community. What: Prakash Purab of Baba Deep Singh Ji and Blood Donation Drive. When: Sunday, January 28th, 2024 from 10:00 AM-2:00 PM. Where: Guru BabaRead More

Bespoke Tailoring for Men

Charles Moore of London is visiting Las Vegas for custom-tailored suits for men.  Hundreds of fabric swatches are available for customers to choose from.  Please see the information below to make an appointment for a classic, bespoke, perfectly fitting, high-quality suit in premium fabric.  

What Ails Our Hindu and Jain Temple of Las Vegas

It has been over twenty years since the inception of the Hindu and Jain Temple of Las Vegas. The two decades have been a lost opportunity to make the Temple a sacred, harmonious, and revered place of worship. The Temple has been managed and run by trustees who have run the Temple for many years (Old-timers) and some who are recent (Rebels.)  Old-timers were probably imperfect, inadequately dedicated, and lacked meaningful rapport with the Las Vegas Hindu community. Still, they had a vision and invested their resources to educate theRead More

Indian American Seniors Meeting

Indian American Senior Club invites all the seniors for their first meeting in 2024.  What: Indian American Senior Meeting When: Sunday, January 28th, 2024 from 1:00-4:00 PM Where: United Way Conf. Room, 5830 West Flamingo Rd., Las Vegas Speakers: Paul Padda, Esq. of Paul Padda Law; Tina Talim, Esq. Chief Deputy District Attorney, Clark County Cost: NONE – Open to ALL Seniors RSVP: Ashok Goyal @ 702-683-1386 This month’s speakers are two prominent local Indian-American lawyers, , Paul Padda of Paul Padda Law and Tina Talim, Clark County’s Chief Deputy District Attorney. Paul will discuss immigration issues,Read More

Rajan Zed conferred “Global Hindu Statesman Award”

Rajan Zed, Hindu leader based in Reno (Nevada), has been bestowed with “Global Hindu Statesman Award” by Jyoti B.Ed. College, a premier teacher training institute in southwestern Punjab (India).  Presented to Zed, who is President of Universal Society of Hinduism, during his visit to this College in Fazilka, citation on the Award said: for being the voice of Hindus worldwide, and bravely taking up many Hindu issues in various countries.  Citation further noted: for reading Hindu prayers in the United States Senate and US House-of-Representatives in Washington DC, and 292Read More

Hindu and Jain Temple of Las Vegas Chairman Jagdish Mehta Announce the Incoming Members of the Temple’s Executive Committee

A few weeks back, this publication wrote about the flagrant disregard for the Temple by-laws in selecting the new administration leadership. Chairman Jagdish Mehta and a few members of the Board of Trustees listened to the community by announcing the re-selection of the incoming members of the Executive Committee and Board of Trustees leadership. Below is the official announcement from the outgoing Chairman, Jagdish Mehta. Dear Respected Members of the Community, It gives me great pleasure to introduce you to the new members of the Temple Administration for the term 2024-2025. Read More

Indian Classical Music Concert

Indian Fine Arts Association of Nevada (IFFAN) invites music aficionados to its first Indian classical concert in 2024 on Sunday, January 21st, with vocalist Manu Srivastava, accompanied by Harshad Kanetkar, an accomplished Tabla player and Vijay Ghaskadvi on Harmonium. The organizers are looking forward to the virtuoso performance of Manu and company, reflecting the richness and depth of Indian classical music. Manu Srivastava is a rising star in North Indian vocal classical music. He started his initial musical training in Kanpur when he was four. Later, he received extensive trainingRead More

UNR Podcast – Chief Information Officer Sasi Pillay, Ph.D. Talks About UNR’s Information Technology Approach

University of Nevada, Reno President Brian Sandoval speaks with Dr. Sasi Pillay, vice president for Information Technology and chief information officer for the University. During the conversations, Sandoval and Pillay touch on Pillay’s impressive background working for NASA and dive into topics about information technology at the University including Pillay’s approach, focusing always on the end-user, how artificial intelligence is transforming the technology landscape, what’s in store for the future of our campus and more. In addition, Pillay discusses meeting the technology needs of researchers as a Carnegie R1 –Read More

Lohri Festivities at the Hindu Mandir and at the Guru Nanak Gurdwara

HINDU and JAIN TEMPLE of Las Vegas and Guru Nanak Gurudwara invites the community to their Annual Lohri festivities on Saturday, January 13th. NO COST TO ATTEND. Dinner is sponsored by the local families. Lohri is a harvest festival that celebrates the end of peak winter. This festival is traditionally associated with the harvest of the rabi crops in India. It is also the cultural celebration of the winter solstice. A key feature of Lohri is the bonfire. At your Hindu Temple, the bonfire will be lit, and people attendingRead More