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Paul Padda Law Commits $100,000 to the Legal Aid Center of Southern Nevada

In an ongoing commitment to the Southern Nevada community, Paul Padda and his law firm Paul Padda Law has committed  $100,000 for a “Community Justice Fellowship” at the Legal Aid Center of Southern Nevada. This newly created Community Justice Fellowship will award a one-year fellowship to a recent law school graduate, outgoing judicial law clerk, or an attorney with less than 3 years of postgraduate legal experience who wants to work in a public interest law.  “We’re incredibly grateful” to Paul Padda and Paul Padda Law for this support stated Barbara Buckley,Read More


Saad Ahmed Sentenced to Prison for Trafficking More Than $1 Million in Counterfeit Electronics

A Las Vegas business owner, Saad Ahmed, was sentenced to prison for running a years-long conspiracy to import counterfeit electronics from China into the United States.  Saad Ahmed was sentenced to six months in custody by U.S. District Judge Thomas J. Whelan, based on Saad’s conviction for Conspiracy to Traffic in Counterfeit Goods.  In September, Ahmed admitted to running a years-long conspiracy to import counterfeit electronics from China into the United States.  Ahmed, 32, owns and operates PhonePartsUSA, a Las Vegas, Nevada-based company that sells cellular telephone parts and otherRead More


Settlement Reached between Dr. Roger Mehta and the Nevada State Board of Medical Examiners

In October, 2019 the Nevada State Board of Medical Examiners’ Investigative Committee filed a formal First Amended Complaint (Complaint) charging Dr. Mehta with violating the Medical Practice Act. The original complaint was filed with two charges in January 2019. The amended complaint alleged three violations of Nevada Revised Statutes, specifically violations regarding malpractice, medical records, and standard of practice. Dr. Mehta has agreed to one allegation of failure to maintain complete medical records and one allegation of violating NRS related to the standard of practice.  The Investigative Committee has dismissed theRead More


Vancouver clothing firm apologizes & removes Lord Ganesha legging within 24-hours of Hindu protest

Greater Vancouver (Canada) based athleisure brand NoMiNoU has apologized and withdrawn legging and capri, carrying images of Hindu deity Lord Ganesha and sacred syllable “Om”, from sales within 24-hours of Hindu protest; which called it “highly inappropriate”. Jullianna Charlton, Founder and Creative Director of NoMiNoU, in an email to Hindu statesman Rajan Zed (who spearheaded the protest), “formally” apologized and said that “These product listings have now been removed from the NoMiNoU website” and from “NoMiNoU Flagship Stores” and “will not be sold to wholesalers in the future”. “…note ourRead More


Indian Comedian Hari Kondabolu Live at the Las Vegas Strip

The community is invited to a one night only comedy show by stand-up Indian comedian HARI KONDABOLU. The hilarious stand-up comedy show will be at the Donna & Marie Showroom at Flamingo Hotel on the strip, on Saturday December 14th at 7:00PM. Please contact Mike Kailey for tickets and further information at702-496-8059. More on Hari, please visit…http://www.harikondabolu.com Hari Karthikeya Kondabolu is an American stand-up comic, actor, filmmaker, and podcast host. His comedy covers subjects such as race, identity, inequality, and the LGBT community. He was a writer for Totally Biased with W.Read More


Radhika Kunnell Announces She Is Running For Nevada State Assembly

With over 25 supporters in attendance and County Commissioner Tick Segerblom on her side, Radhika Kunnell launched her campaign with overwhelming political energy on December 3rd at the Pancho Restaurant in Downtown Summerlin. County Commissioner Tick Segerblom, a sincere and committed friend of the Indian community, has overwhelmingly endorsed the candidacy of Radhika. Introducing Radhika, Commissioner Segerblom emphasized Radhika’s accomplishment and her commitment to the constituents of Assembly District 2. “With impressive resume, she is a rocket scientist on steroids and going to be a lawyer too, so watch out,”Read More


Upset Hindus urge Indianapolis firm to withdraw merchandise denigrating Hinduism & apologize

Hindus are urging Zorestina, an Indianapolis based t-shirt & accessories online company, for immediate withdrawal of some products, which they feel denigrate and trivialize sacred Hindu symbols and concepts. Hindu statesman Rajan Zed of Reno, Nevada, said that it was hurtful for the devotees to see highly revered Hinduism symbols/concepts juxtaposed with obscenity on the merchandise sold by this company.   Zed, who is President of Universal Society of Hinduism, indicated that it was highly inappropriate and insensitive for a business to push their products which were seemingly disrespecting, ridiculing andRead More


Congresswoman Dina Titus Delivers Congressional Record Statement Recognizing 550th Birth Anniversary of Guru Nanak Dev Ji

Congresswoman Titus met with leaders of the Sikh Community to deliver a Congressional Record Statement recognizing the 550th Birth Anniversary of Guru Nanak Dev, who is considered the founder of the Sikh Faith. Receiving the statement was Satpal Singh Khalsa, the Chief Religious and Spiritual Authority of the Sikh Religion for the Western Hemisphere. To celebrate the 550thbirth anniversary of Guru Nanak Dev Ji, the U.S. Congresswoman Dina Titus (D-NV 1st District) who serves as committee member on Foreign Affairs introduced a Congressional Record at the Proceedings and Debates of theRead More


Ram Singh, M.D. Donates $50,000 to Join Hindu Mandir Board of Trustees

Amrat Patel, Chairman of the Hindu Temple of Las Vegas is pleased to announce Ram Singh, M.D. has joined the Board of Trustee of the local Hindu Mandir by donating $50,000.  Dr. Ram Singh joins the exclusive club of donors through his contribution and philanthropic service to the growing and prosperous Hindu community in Las Vegas.   The current price, $50,000, to join the Board Trustee is an increase of $25,000 from the initial amount set by the original Board in 2001.  Dr. Ram Singh joining the Board is positive constructive news afterRead More


MGM Appoints Jyoti Chopra as Chief Diversity and Sustainability Officer

MGM Resorts International announced award-winning diversity, inclusion and sustainability leader Jyoti Chopra as its Senior Vice President, Chief Diversity and Sustainability Officer. Jyoti will be based in Las Vegas and will report directly to President and COO, Bill Hornbuckle. She will also serve as liaison to the Corporate Social Responsibility Committee of the company’s Board of Directors. “Jyoti joins MGM Resorts at an exciting time, as we embark on a bold new vision for our social impact and sustainability strategy, Focused on What Matters: Embracing Humanity and Protecting the Planet,” saidRead More