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September, 2019


Luncheon with Congresswoman Susie Lee

SAPNA – South Asian Political Network Alliance invites you to its luncheon meeting with guest speaker Congresswoman Susie Lee, on Saturday, October 12th, at the Shiraz Restaurant, 2575 South Decatur Blvd. [Sahara & Decatur].  The price per person is $20, which includes a specially prepared splendid Indian lunch buffet by the highly acclaimed chefs of Shiraz.   The short presentation by our guest speaker will be followed by a Q&A session.  We hope to see you there. Every month SAPNA hosts a luncheon meeting and invite local and national leaders to share their perspectivesRead More

Three Weekends of Navratri Celebrations by Gujarati Samaj

Once again the Las Vegas Gujarati Samaj invites the Las Vegas community to their annual, three consecutive weekends beginning Friday, September 27th, 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. Celebrations venue will be YMCA 3521 N. Durango Dr., Las Vegas Dates – September 27th & 28th; October 4th & 5th; and October 11th & 12th Timings – Begins at 8:30 PM Cost – $20Read More

The East India Company – the pioneer of corporate aggression – Guest Author : Nirmalya Chatterjee

Introduction The East India Company (‘The Company’) was undoubtedly the greatest multinational corporate enterprise to succeed in replacing some of the most powerful rulers and subjugating the vast Indian sub-continent for over three hundred years in a calculated and ruthless manner. Shrewd acumen and Governmental support, backed by a small but superbly efficient team of administrators and ruthless private army were key to its achievements. This article is a brief account of the pioneering strategies and tactics the Company devised that enabled them to create the largest colony in history. Read More

Arun Gupta Named President of Las Vegas Chapter of EKAL Vidyalaya

Long-time EKAL Vidyalaya volunteer Arun Gupta has been named President of the local Las Vegas Chapter of the EKAL Vidyalaya.  He will succeed Alok Pandey who has moved on to join the EKAL national board. Arun with his firm commitment to EKAL and experience volunteering in the past will oversee annual fundraising to fund EKAL programs in rural India.  Arun, a graduate of UNLV Boyd School of Law, has resided in Vegas for over 14 years and is a regular in many community activities. Previously he was on the Executive Committee of the HinduRead 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 5th.  The association is presenting an evening of a live performance by Porshia Sen.

Gandhi India Restaurant Host Inspector Harinder Singh, Bronze Medalist Winner of Olympia Fitness and Performance International Championship

Gandhi India Restaurant along with members of the local community welcomed the Bronze Medalist winner Inspector Harinder Singh Sekhon in Men Physique category of Amateur Olympia America competition held recently in Las Vegas.   Currently, Harinder Singh is employed as the Inspector with the Chandigarh Police department, Punjab, India and has been competing for the past 15 years in bodybuilding competitions around the world.  Harinder, a seven-time winner of the Mr. Chandigarh title, is active in the police force and spending his own financial resources to compete around the world.  In 2014, heRead More

Ivy League Graduate Ramanjeet Singh Sentenced to Life with a Minimum Parole Eligibility of Twenty Years

After over three years of legal deliberations, Ramanjeet Singh plead guilty but mentally ill to the crime of murder with use of a deadly weapon. Ramanjeet is sentenced to life with minimum parole eligibility of 20 years plus a consecutive term of 240 months with minimum parole eligibility of 36 months for the use of a deadly weapon with credit for the time already served.  The court further ordered Ramanjeet to receive treatment for his mental illness during his incarceration. On August 15th2016, Ramanjeet, in his early forties and a graduateRead More

Fayyaz Raja to Run for Clark County Commission District C

Pakistani American political activist Fayyaz Raja has announced his candidacy for the Clark County Commission District C. Raja is a forty–year resident of Las Vegas and has been actively involved with the growing Asian community.  Raja, an independent insurance agent, is currently serving as the Chair of the Asian American Pacific Islanders (AAPI) Democratic Caucus and is a President of the South Asian Political Network Alliance (SAPNA). Commission District C is an open seat in 2020 as the current Commissioner Larry Brown is term-limited. The open seat has already attracted a coupleRead More

Town Hall Meeting with FBI

American Muslim of Nevada invites you to a town hall meeting with the officials from the Las Vegas office of the  Federal Bureau of Investigation. Meeting is open to everyone irrespective of religion, caste, creed, national origin or political affiliation.  For further information please contact…Fayyaz Raja @702-321-4512; Khalid Khan @ 702-768-4919

Evening of Bollywood Music

Las Vegas Music Lovers Group invites the community for an evening of Bollywood music by the talented local aficionados of yesteryear Indian music. The program is scheduled for Friday, September 20th, 2019 at 7 pm at the Pure Indian Cuisine. The cost is still $20 per person for an entertaining evening with Indian dinner.