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August, 2018


Pakistani American Physicians Donates Copiously to US Congress and Senate Candidates

With unprecedented controversies and acrimonious campaigns on daily basis by the candidates from the two major political parties, the candidates are raising copious amounts for an upcoming November election. For the past 15 years, this publication has been keeping a close tab on all the political donations from the local Indian sub-continent community.  Remarkably, the 2018 election is bringing new donors to the political arena. A few months back vegasdesi published a list of all the donors, amount and the recipients for the local and state-wide elections. After extensive research andRead More

Hindu Mandir Sunday School Brings Passport to India Series for Young Children

The Youth Group of Hindu Temple and Jain Center of Las Vegas is pleased to announce a seven Sundays of short workshop series – PASSPORT TO INDIA, for the 5-13 age group to discover India.  Every Sunday, the instructor volunteers will cover a specific region of India with emphasis on local people from that region, history, culture, rituals, food, and more. Please pre-register your child at the earliest for an exciting adventure of classroom travel across India.  The seven Sundays series begins on September 16th and runs through November 18th, 2018.Read More

Obituary – Krishna Gupta 1943-2018

With profound sadness and regret, the local Hem Gupta & family announce the passing of their beloved wife/mother Krishna Gupta.  Gupta family has lived in Las Vegas for over 30 years.  As per the family, Mrs. Krishna Gupta passed peacefully and with excellent medical care.  She lived a full life and until the last day she was the most active and happy she has ever been – full of laughter and compassion. Services are scheduled as follows – Memorial on Sunday, September 2nd, 2018 Time – 4 pm, with visitationRead More

Krishna Janmashtami Celebrations at the ISKCON Temple and Hindu Mandir

Newly opened ISKCON Temple invites the community to celebrate the festival of Krishna Janmastami on September 2nd and 3rd with social and cultural activities for all ages. Activities include Kirtan, Katha, Aarti,  Dances, Little Krishna and Radharani competition and more.  Devotees will have an opportunity to bath Lord Krishna with a gold plated Kalash by sponsoring a Kalash Abhishek.  For further information, please visit Additionally, Hindu Mandir is also celebrating Krishna Janmashtami on Sunday, September 2, 2018 beginning at 7 pm.  Please check out the flyer/information below.

An Evening of Revival Services & Devotion

Indian Christian community invites the community to two special events with a visiting pastors Augustine Jebakumar, Rajesh Duthie and Vedanayagam Sasthriyar.  Both the events are open to the public with speeches in English along with traditional Southern Indian devotional songs.  For further information, please contact 702.413.3082

Rajiv Kishore Joins UNLV LEE Business School as Chair of the Management, Entrepreneur and Technology Department

Coming from humble beginnings, Rajiv Kishore always dreamed of earning his Ph.D. in the United States and providing a better future for his family. After 20 years at the University at Buffalo’s School of Management, he has begun a new chapter as chair of UNLV’s department of management, entrepreneurship, and technology. UNLV News Center sat down with Dr. Rajiv Kishore, who recently joined UNLV as the Chair of the Management, Entrepreneur and Technology Department.  Here’s the conversation… Why UNLV?  The tagline “different, daring, diverse” resonated and gelled with me inRead More

Swadeep Nigam joins Paul Padda Law

Paul Padda Law, PLLC, a premier Las Vegas, Nevada based litigation law firm, is pleased to announce the appointment of Mr. Swadeep Nigam to the position of Director of Business Development and Strategic Initiatives. Commenting upon this appointment, Paul S. Padda, Esq., the principal of Paul Padda Law, stated “we are very pleased that someone with Swadeep’s exceptional caliber of expertise and work experience has decided to join our team and help us continue delivering high-quality representation to our clients.” Padda further added, “Swadeep Nigam is a tireless and devotedRead More

Evening of Bollywood Melodies to Raise Funds for Kerala Flood Victims

The local group of Bollywood music aficionados, led by Subramaniam Vaikuntam, is getting together to raise much-needed funds to assist the flood victims in Kerala on Saturday, August 25th at the Flamingo Library, 1401 E. Flamingo Rd. No tickets required, however, your donation of any amount will be gladly accepted.  All the proceeds will be donated to the Kerala Relief Fund.

SAPNA’s Monthly Luncheon with Kate Marshall, Former NV State Treasurer & Candidate for Lt. Governor

SAPNA – South Asian Political Network Alliance invites you to its monthly luncheon with guest speaker former Nevada State Treasurer Kate Marshall, on Saturday, August 25th, at the newly opened Shiraz Restaurant, 2575 South Decatur Blvd. [South West corner of Sahara & Decatur]

Kerala Floods – Special Services at the Hindu Mandir & Fund Raiser by Kerala Association of Las Vegas

Kerala Flood Relief Fund Raiser – August 26th at the Mandir Hindu Temple and Jain Center of Las Vegas makes an urgent appeal to our prosperous community for a special fundraising effort to alleviate the pain and suffering of millions who are devastated by the recent floods in Kerala.  Please show your generosity with your donation on Sunday, August 26th at the Hindu Mandir.  There will be a special prayer service from 11 am to 12:30 pm to support the flood victims in Kerala.  A donation box will be placed in theRead More