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May, 2018


Fayyaz Raja Appointed SAPNA’s President-Elect

Political activist and Chair of the Asian American Democratic Caucus joins South Asian Political Network Alliance (SAPNA) as President-Elect.  Fayyaz Raja has been active in a local political scene for the past thirty plus years.  Prior to taking over as a Chair of the Asian American Democratic Caucus, Raja was the second Vice-Chair of the Clark County Democratic Party.  Raja is exceptionally well acquainted with the political campaigns, community outreach programs, fundraising for candidates, arranging the meet & greets and voter registration campaigns.  “With 2018 primary elections in full swingRead More

Councils of 10 Utah counties & cities will begin their day with Hindu prayers next week

Hindu mantras will open the meetings of ten city and county councils in Utah, most probably for the first time, between June four to seven, containing verses from world’s oldest existing scripture. These include Weber County Board of Commissioners (Ogden), Wasatch County Council (Heber City), Juab County Commission (Nephi), Payson City Council, Centerville City Council, Heber City Council, Woods Cross City Council, Salem City Council, West Bountiful City Council and Charleston Town Board. Hindu statesman Rajan Zed will deliver the invocations from ancient Sanskrit scriptures before these city and countyRead More

Attorney Paul S. Padda Named to Million Dollar Advocates Forum and Multi-Million Dollar Advocates Forum

Paul S. Padda, Esq., personal injury and immigration trial attorney is recognized as one of the top 1% of U.S. lawyers acknowledged for excellence in advocacy by the Million Dollar Advocates Forum and Multi-Million Dollar Advocates Forum.  Last year Paul won a $160 million dollar against the night club at Cosmopolitan for one of his client. Currently, Paul is involved in some of the high profile cases in Las Vegas.  Prior to starting Paul Padda Law, Paul worked as an Assistant Attorney for the US Department of Justice for overRead More

Casino Night by Global Charity Foundation

Please join friends and supporters of the Global Charity Foundation for a CASINO NIGHT for creating brighter future for the underprivileged children in Las Vegas and India…Wednesday, June 20th, 2018.  Buy your tickets now!

Eid Mela at Jamia Masjid

Southern Nevada community is invited to celebrate 2018 EID Festival/Mela at the Jamia Masjid on Friday, June 1st.

Punjabi Concert with Kulwinder Billa at Pure Indian Cuisine

Pure Indian Cuisine invites the partygoers to a live Punjabi concert headlining Kulwinder Billa along with other Punjabi singers on Memorial Day, Monday, May 28th.  Tickets – $50 includes a sumptuous dinner buffet.

Upset Hindus urge Vegas luxury activewear “Niyama Sol” to withdraw Lord Ganesh legging & apologize

Upset Hindus are urging Las Vegas-headquartered luxury activewear “Niyama Sol” for an immediate withdrawal of legging carrying images of Hindu deity Ganesh; calling it highly inappropriate. Hindu statesman Rajan Zed from Reno, NV, in a statement today, said that Lord Ganesh was highly revered in Hinduism and was meant to be worshipped in temples or home shrines and not for adorning legs and thighs and wicking moisture. Inappropriate usage of Hindu deities or concepts for commercial or other agenda was not okay as it hurt the devotees. Zed, who isRead More

Afghanistan – The Endless War – What’s Next?

World Affairs Council of Las Vegas invites Professor Shadman Bashir of Dixie State University to address issues impacting the on-going war in Afghanistan, America’s longest-running war. At a time when the United States under President Trump is shrinking its military presence in areas witnessing active crises, one theater stands out for the ongoing increase in American troop numbers and their engagement in armed combat: Afghanistan. A country characterized by its complex ethnic and linguistic characteristics–14 different ethnic groups are mentioned in its Constitution–and surrounded by neighbors with broad geopolitical reach and ambitions, such as China,Read More

Distinguished Jain Scholar & Thinker Swami Shrutpragyaji to Bless Hindu Mandir

Renowned Jain scholar Swami Shrutpragyaji to bless our Hindu Temple and will have religious discourse on Friday, June 15th through June 17th All the lectures will be at the Hindu Temple. Timings are Friday, June 15, 2018 – 8:00pm- 10:00pm; Saturday, June 16th and Sunday, June 17th – 10:00am – 12:00noon  SWAMI SHRUTPRAGYAJI is a renowned Jain Scholar and an accomplished speaker. Swami Ji has traveled extensively around the world including U.S.A., Japan, Australia, South Africa, England, Russia and other countries in Europe. During his travels around the world, he has conducted thousands of YogaRead More

Now Open – Taste Homestyle Indian Kitchen

Naidu family, originally from Fiji, is pleased to announce an opening of their casual home-style dining Indian restaurant – Taste Homestyle Indian Kitchen. The unassuming restaurant with a seating capacity of over 50 is located on Maryland Pkwy, across the street from the University of Nevada Las Vegas (UNLV) main entrance in a modest retail building. Taste Homestyle stands out in a crowded field of over 20 local Indian eateries as the restaurant offers home-style food offerings concocted by owner Sulochana Naidu.  The family moved to Las Vegas in 2004Read More