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October, 2018


Vikas Sayal MD, Joins Las Vegas Chapter of American Association of Physicians of Indian Origin

Vikas Sayal, a graduate of Patiala Medical College, Patiala, Punjab joins the local chapter of the American Association of Physicians of Indian Origin as their Secretary with the responsibility of keeping records of AAPI’s local activities and organizing programs for the members of the group.  Dr. Sayal is licensed in Nevada to practice in the areas of Internal Medicine, Critical Care, and Pulmonary Diseases. Dr. Vikas Sayal, a graduate of Patiala Medical College, Patiala, Punjab. Dr. Sayal is licensed in Nevada and Arizona to practice in the areas of Internal Medicine,Read More

Mint India Bistro Celebrates 10th Anniversary with Special Discount Offer

Mint Indian Bistro is celebrating their 10th Anniversary throughout October with lunch and dinner specials at both locations.  Mint Indian Bistro at 730 East Flamingo Road is celebrating the restaurant’s 10th Anniversary with $1 Off per person for lunch buffet and $2 Off per person for Dinner throughout October. The restaurant opened their second location at 4246 South Durango Drive in 2016. Both locations are participating in the 10th Anniversary promotion. Mint Indian Bistro was founded by husband-wife duo, Kris and Bindi Parikh, in 2008, with the food mantra: simple,Read More

Paul Padda to Speak at the Las Vegas Asian Chamber of Commerce Monthly Luncheon

The Las Vegas Asian Chamber of Commerce is pleased to announce Paul Padda as their next speaker at their monthly luncheon.  The luncheon is scheduled for Thursday, October 25th at the Gold Coast Hotel & Casino.  “It’s a real honor to speak to the crowd of successful local Asian businessmen on the legal issues impacting their day-to-day business operation,” said Paul of Paul Padda Law. If interested in attending, please buy your luncheon tickets here…

YOGA Classes at the Hindu Mandir

Hindu Temple and Jain Center of Las Vegas invites the community to participate in weekly YOGA classes at the Mandir.  There is NO COST to attend the classes.  

Bharatnatyam & Indian Contemporary Dance Classes by Sruti Performing Arts

Las Vegan Sruti Das is starting weekly classes to teach Indian classical dance to younger generation Indian American in Las Vegas.

Tech Mahindra’s Failed $75 Million DMV Contract Boondoggle

The local think tank, Nevada Policy Research Institute that promotes the principles of limited government and free markets has published a scathing report on Indian IT company Tech Mahindra’s $75 Million contract to upgrade NV DMV. According to an audit released in late 2017, it was revealed that the program was months behind schedule. The audit cited the DMV’s failure to “ensure compliance with requirements, protocols, and procedures” — aka providing basic oversight — as the primary cause for the delays. There were a few other failures, however, that restedRead More

Obituary – Ilaben Dilitkumar Shah

With profound sadness, Lopa Shah informs the Las Vegas community the passing of her mother, Ilaben Dilitkumar Shah on Tuesday, October 9th, 2018 in Boston. Ilaben, mother and a grandmother, was a regular visitor to Las Vegas. Many of the Himanshu & Lopa’s friends had an opportunity to meet Ilaben during many trips she took to Las Vegas. Lately, Ilaben was traveling and spending her time at her homes in Baroda, Bengaluru, Boston and Las Vegas. Ilaben touched numerous lives and hearts of those who came in contact with her through herRead More

Durga Puja Celebrations

Bengali Association of Nevada would like to invite the community to celebrate Durga Puja and to experience the Indian Bengali tradition & culture with food & classical cultural program for two days beginning Saturday, October 20th.  For the first time, the association is presenting an evening of live performance of Bengali and Bollywood melodies by the Sa Re Ga Ma Pa finalist Chandrika Bhattacharya.

Dussehra Mela at the Hindu Mandir

Hindu Temple of Las Vegas invites the community to a much awaited Annual Dusshera Mela/Carnival on Sunday, October 21st, from 3 pm to 9 pm.  Bring the whole family & friends and enjoy some homemade food, indulge in some shopping followed by the burning of Ravana and spectacular fireworks at sunset. The festival of Dusshera or Vijay Dashmi celebrates the Hindu god Rama’s victory over the demon king Ravana and the triumph of good over evil – the victory of God Ram over Ravana.  In that spirit, your Hindu Mandir is once againRead More

Navratri Celebrations by Las Vegas Gujarati Samaj

Festival season is here and once again the Las Vegas Gujarati Samaj invites the community to their annual, three weekends beginning Friday, October 5th, of Navratri celebrations with a fervent display of music, garba & raas dancing, dining, and shopping.  The event is a secular festivities and opened to the public irrespective of caste, class and one’s religion. This year the festivities include three weekends of themed entertainment beginning with the professional dhol player Nirav from Los Angeles.  The second weekend, October 12th and 13th the celebrations encourages participants to show theirRead More