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May, 2024


Hindu statesman Rajan Zed to open Canada’s Northwest Territories Legislative Assembly with Hindu prayers 1st time

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.  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 oldest scripture of theRead More

Las Vegas Asian Chamber of Commerce Honors Jai Garlapati, Diva Saxena, and Vishnu Yadagani with Academic Scholarships

Find purpose and strength in the people and things that you love and care about. Live life to the fullest doing it your own way. Don’t try to be someone else, because at the end of the day, only you can ever truly be you – Jai Garlapati, 2024 Asian Chamber Scholarship Recipient. In pursuit of educational excellence among the next generation of young local Asian community students, the Asian Chamber of Commerce named three Indian American high school graduates, Jai Nikhil Garlapati, Diva Saxena, and Vishnu Yadagani, as winnersRead More

Kathak Concert TARAANA and Dance Workshop

Arpan Dance Academy invites the community to a special 3-day Kathak and semi-classical dance workshop for Children and Adults with an internationally recognized Kathak dancer and educator, Guru Vidushi Madhumita Roy. The three-day eclectic workshop begins on May 29th and concludes on May 31st.  On Saturday, June 1st, please join Ms. Roy and Dr. Bratati Shah for an evening of an unforgettable experience, culminating in a mesmerizing Kathak performance at the West Charleston Library Theatre.

School Year End Celebrations at Sapience

The Sapience Tutoring & Youth Enrichment Center invites the community to their End-of-Academic-Year celebrations to highlight their successful academic programs for school-going children during the 2024 school year. The FREE event, with Chief Guest Indian-American Nevada State Assemblyman Reuben D’Silva, is open to ALL. The celebrations involve numerous activities for children, such as interactive games with complimentary food and drinks. What: Sapience’s Year End Celebrations When: Saturday, June 1st 2024 – 12 Noon – 6:00 PM Where: Sapience Center 9731 S. Eastern Ave., Las Vegas Cost: NONE

Shiva Gummi Sentenced 10 to 25 Years in Prison for Killing His Wife Dr. Gwendoline Amsrala, M.D.

A Las Vegas judge sentenced a 34-year-old Siva Gummi to between 10 and 25 years in prison on Thursday for killing his wife, a doctor at University Medical Center. Shiva Gummi was arrested on April 15, 2023, after he told a 911 dispatcher he had fatally stabbed his wife, 28-year-old Dr. Gwendoline Amsrala. When police arrived at their home, they found Amsrala dead in her bedroom from multiple stab wounds, laying next to Gummi, who had self-inflicted stab wounds. Gummi pleaded guilty in April to second-degree murder, court records show. HeRead More

UNR Grads Of The Pack: Emily Thao-Singh

Thao-Singh graduated from the School of Public Health and gave a speech at the Asian Pacific Islander Affinity Graduation Ceremony. Asian Pacific Islander (API) Heritage Month officially started May 1, and most students were busy with final projects and studying before the semester ended, including recent graduate Emily Thao-Singh. That is why she, along with other student workers in the Multicultural Center at the University of Nevada, Reno held more than ten API events in April to ensure graduating students like themselves were able to honor API month before finals season began. Thao-SinghRead More

Rabindra-Nazrul Sandhya by Bengali Association of Nevada

Bengali Association of Nevada invites the community to a cultural evening celebrating Rabindranath Tagore and Kazi Nazrul Islam, two of the most remarkable and significant Bengali literature and culture icons. The cultural evening program is scheduled for Saturday, May 25th, beginning at 2:30 PM. The program at the Clark County Library will include classical Bengali music, contemporary compositions, and dance by the culturally talented local members of the Bengali community.  COMPLIMENTARY ADMISSION. OPEN TO ALL.

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Investing in Women’s Health: Let’s start by addressing our iron levels – Angeline Jeyakumar, UNR

Global researcher and advocate for the improvement of child and maternal nutrition, Angeline Jeyakumar, discusses iron deficiency, a common issue in women’s health, for National Women’s Health Month. May is designated as National Women’s Health Month, a time to raise awareness about the various health concerns that impact women across all age groups. This commemoration reminds women to prioritize their overall wellbeing and seek proper medical care whenever necessary. This year, the Office on Women’s Health, a part of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services and the agencyRead More

Mandeep Singh and Jaspreet Kaur Evicted

In an ongoing saga of multiple legal cases against the husband-wife duo, Mandeep Singh and Jaspreet Kaur, the management company of their primary residence was forced to evict the couple for non-payment of monthly rent. As per the court filings, the management company demanded over $6,000 in past-due rent and penalty and served a 7-day notice to pay rent or quit. Singh and Kaur failed to answer the 7-day notice within the statutory mandated time.  The Henderson Justice Court issued the order for Summary Eviction. Fifteen days after the orderRead More