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April, 2019


Fundraiser for Sri Lanka Terrorist Attack Victims

The Las Vegas interfaith community, Paul Padda Law, Shiraz Restaurant and the Las Vegas Sri Lankan- American community cordially invites you to a fundraiser for the victims of the Sri Lanka church terrorist attacks. Paul Padda is donating $2,500 for the victims of the terrorist attacks.  The event will be held at the Shiraz Restaurant, 2575 S. Decatur Blvd. Las Vegas, on Thursday, May 2ndfrom 6pm to 8pm Tragedy stuck the Island nation Sri Lanka on Easter Sunday when the terrorist attacked numerous churches killing nearly 300 hundred attendees andRead More

Indian Food Festival – Saturday, May 4th 2019 at the Clark County Government Center Amphitheater

Please join a diverse Las Vegas community to celebrate the long-awaited annual Indian Food Festival on Saturday, May 4th, 2019 at the fabulous Las Vegas downtown Clark County Amphitheater.  For further information, please visit  or visit Buy your tickets online at…  

Gayatri & other ancient Hindu mantras opened both Nevada Senate & Assembly

Both Nevada State Assembly and Senate in capital Carson City started their sessions on April 22 with ancient Hindu prayers; containing verses from world’s oldest extant scripture. Hindu statesman Rajan Zed delivered these invocations from ancient Sanskrit scriptures before the Assembly and Senate. After Sanskrit delivery, he then read the English interpretation of the prayers. Sanskrit is considered a sacred language in Hinduism and root language of Indo-European languages. Zed, who is President of Universal Society of Hinduism, is scheduled to open all the sessions of Nevada Senate and AssemblyRead More

Grand Opening Invite – Pulmonology Group LLC

Vikas Sayal, MD invites the community to the grand opening of his new medical office, Pulmonology Group, on Tuesday, May 7, 2019.  Please RSVP (a must) at 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, Critical Care, and Pulmonary Diseases.  With impeccable medical and academic credentials, Dr. Sayal started the Pulmonary Group LLC where he is currently serving as the Chief Executive Officer. Currently, Dr. Sayal serves as the Chairman ofRead More

Indian American E Singh is Charged with Lewdness with Minor under 14 years of age

Las Vegan Indian American E. Singh (last name withheld) was arraigned before Judge Chris Lee at the North Las Vegas Justice Court for committing a crime of lewdness with a child under the age of 14 (Category A Felony as per the NRS). Singh is accused of willfully, lewdly, unlawfully, and feloniously commit a lewd or lascivious act upon a child.  Eric has posted a $100,000 bail. The defendant Singh. is presumed innocent of the charges and it will be the government’s burden to prove the defendants’ guilt beyond aRead More

International Chef Ramakrishna Kalla Joins Shiraz…Easter Brunch at Shiraz

After serving at various positions, from Sous Chef to Executive Chef, at some of the finest kitchens around the world with stints at Dubai, London, New York, Chicago, and New Jersey, Chef Ram joins the newly opened Shiraz Restaurant. Chef’s exceptional culinary background and experience with some of the finest kitchens across the United States, Ram has started dishing out some of the so-called secret recipes from the kitchens across India.  Chef Ram Kalla has an MBA from Midland University, Scotland along with a Diploma in Hotel Management from India. Read More

Bollywood Spring Bash at Shiraz Las Vegas!!

Bollywood is back on Saturday, April 27th at Shiraz Las Vegas!!  Kick off the Vegas spring with local DJ Ali and RA Dance Vegas by dancing the night away to banging beats from the hottest Bollywood tracks.  Attendees can request some of their personal favorites and enjoy Shiraz Las Vegas special cocktails, mocktails, hookah and a specially prepared buffet ($15) by Shiraz’s exceptionally talented chefs.  Bottle service available with preferred reserved seating. NO COVER…Dress to impress in your Bollywood best!

Hindu Mandir Celebrates 18th Anniversary…Historical Perspective on the Mandir

Hindu Mandir of Las Vegas invites you to join the community to celebrate the 18th-anniversary ceremonies on Sunday, April 28th, 2019.  

Vaisakhi Celebrations at the Guru Nanak Gurudwara…Free Family Event

Guru Nanak Gurudwara invites the community to celebrate Vaisakhi festival on Sunday, April 28th, with activities for all ages from savory vegetarian food stalls from the local Indian restaurants and volunteers along with entertainment specially geared towards kids.  No tickets required.  It’s a FREE event – there is no-charge for delicious freshly prepared food from dosas, choley bhaturey, jalebi and more… for the Las Vegas community irrespective of your background, ethnicity and religious beliefs. Check out the last year Vaisakhi celebrations pictures…

Las Vegas Metro Investigation Reports No Criminal Activity at the Hindu Mandir. Case Closed.

In August of 2018, a crime report was filed with the Las Vegas Metropolitan Police Department by the then Chairman of the Hindu Mandir, Nirmalya Chatterjee.  The complaint was about the Mandir Digital Video Recorder was manipulated to audio record without the permission of the trustees or any attendees.  Later on, Mr. Chatterjee discovered the DVR cover was loose and the hard drive(s) from the DVR were missing.  The Mandir’s video technician later found that the hard drive(s) with any recorded memory was removed from the DVR machine. At theRead More