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February, 2024


Vegas Shark Tank Entrepreneur Hosting Free Event With a Book Launch To Prep Parents & Students For New Digital SAT

Las Vegas native, Dr. Shaan Patel, M.D., M.B.A. will be hosting an upcoming Book Launch Event in Las Vegas to release his new Digital SAT prep book on Sunday, March 3rd. The SAT is going digital for the first time in almost 100 years. Two million students take the SAT every year, and the transition from a paper-based to digital format marks a huge change to the college entrance exam. Dr. Shaan Patel is Founder & CEO of Prep Expert, the test-prep company featured on Shark Tank and invested in byRead More

Executive Committee Response to the Recently Posted & E-Mailed “Board of Trustees” Message

In an article received and published under the name of “Board of Trustees,” the executive committee would like to clarify the ongoing issues at the Hindu Mandir. The response below is from the Executive Committee headed by President Pratik Dudhia. Again, this publication has no vested interest in the current disagreements among the Board Members except for reporting on the current state of affairs impacting the South Asian community. Over the years, this publication has propitiously advocated that the Board has a fiduciary duty to follow the adopted bylaws for theRead More

Hindu Temple Controversies Continue with Two Executive Committees.

Earlier, this publication reported that civil war erupted among the Hindu Mandir’s Board of Trustees due to non-compliance with the approved bylaws. This publication has received the information below from one of the trustees whose membership, under the current bylaws, has been challenged by the other board members. The Board Members and the Executive Committees are aggressively enmeshed in the ongoing controversy.  Although the first paragraph below mentions the “Board of Trustees,” this publication cannot independently verify the number of Board of Trustees approving and/or signing the message below. TheRead More

Meet and Greet to Support Shelley Berkley for Mayor

Ashok and Nirav Goyal invite you to an afternoon of political hob-knobbing with an ardent supporter of the Indian Community, former Congresswoman Shelley Berkley, a candidate for the Mayor of the City of Las Vegas. What: Meet & Greet with Shelley Berkeley, Candidate for Mayor of the City of Las Vegas When: Sunday, March 3rd, 2024, from 3:00-5:00 PM. Where: India Palace Restaurant, 505 E. Twain Ave., Las Vegas. Cost: Contributions are welcome – Open to ALL. RSVP: Ashok Goyal @ 702-683-1386

D. Maharaj Arraigned for Attempted Murder and Battery Resulting in Bodily Harm

D. Maharaj was arraigned recently before the District Court Judge Joe Hardy on one count of Attempted Murder and one count of Battery Resulting in Substantial Bodily Harm Constituting Domestic Violence, both category B felonies. At the arraignment, Maharaj pled not guilty and was represented by the public defender. Unable to meet the cash bail of $100,000, Maharaj is currently in custody at the Clark County Detention Center. Maharaj’s jury trial is scheduled for May 2024.

Reno Hindu leader Zed to open Canada’s Northwest Territories Legislative Assembly with 1st Hindu prayer

Hindu invocation is scheduled to be read for the first time in the Legislative Assembly of the Northwest Territories in Yellowknife (Canada) on June five, containing verses from world’s oldest extant scripture. Reno based Hindu statesman Rajan Zed will deliver the invocation from ancient Sanskrit scriptures. After Sanskrit delivery, he then will read the English interpretation of the prayers. Sanskrit is considered a sacred language in Hinduism and the root language of Indo-European languages. Zed, who is the President of Universal Society of Hinduism, will recite from Rig-Veda, the oldestRead More

Pakistani American Hanadi Nadeem to Run for Open Nevada State Assembly Seat

A longtime resident of Las Vegas and political activist, Pakistani American Hanadi Nadeem, announced to run for an open Nevada State Assembly District 34 seat. Previously, the District was represented by Democrat Shannon Bilbray-Axelrod, daughter of former US Congressman Jim Bilbray. Hanadi Nadeem is married to a Pakistani American Physician, Nadeem Tariq. Although active in the extreme left political front, the announcement is the first attempt by Hanadi to seek a political office.  During the past two decades, the Nadeem family has donated over $271,000 to political candidates, parties, andRead More

Consulate General of India Open House in Las Vegas

The Consulate General of India, in association with the Las Vegas India Chamber of Commerce, is pleased to announce an open house/counselor camp for the Indian diaspora in Las Vegas.   The forthcoming event will have staff from the San Francisco Indian Consulate to assist Indian community members with their counselor services from VISA, OCI, to Power of Attorney, and more, and answer questions relating to other counselor services. What: Consulate General of India Counselor Camp When: Saturday, February 24th, 2024 from 9:00 AM to 3:00 PM Where: United Way ConferenceRead More

Advanced Engineering Building Finds Home Along UNLV’s Innovation Corridor

“Novel engineering design and prototypes, innovation of new technologies, and patents will come out of this building,” said Rama Venkat, dean of Howard R. Hughes College of Engineering. “That is one of the things we are confident of. The AEB will truly be a place where real-world problems seek and find next-generation solutions. I’m delighted that our dream of this building is a reality now.” AEB’s footprint along the “east-west innovation corridor” — a term coined by project architects for that section of campus — wasn’t guaranteed for some time. Venkat,Read More

Townhome Available for Rent

Brand New Townhome with 3 Bed, 2 Bath and 2 car Garage is available for RENT immediately.  Located next to IGT office and 1.5 miles from Credit One office location. If interested, please reach out to 702-215-1838 or 314-807-6275 or for more details.