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Monday, February 24th, 2020


Who am I – a Hindu, a Jain, a Sikh, a Muslim or what, you decide? – Guest Author Sulekh Jain, Ph.D.

When we are born, we all have our unique physical identity (Physique, facial and body features, and color of the skin, etc.) but none of us are born with a religion. There is no DNA for religion. Your family, looks and physique are from DNA but not religion.  As we grow up, we acquire our beliefs, faith and religious identity from parents and the environment around us. Later on, in addition to one’s given name (by the parents), caste, religion, ethnicity, various kinds of titles (thru education and skills such as Ph.D.,Read More

Akanksha Gupta Joins United Way of Southern Nevada Board

United Way of Southern Nevada is pleased to announce the election of Akanksha Gupta, Scientific Games Global Immigration Counsel to serve on the Board of Directors of United Way of Southern Nevada.   Akanksha Gupta serves as a Global Immigration Counsel for Scientific Games Corporation. She has over 10 years of experience in managing global immigration programs for multinational technology companies and practicing corporate immigration law.  She has managed outside counsel and oversees in-house preparation of filings for U.S. visas, work permits for Canada, Australia, U.K., EU, and complex permanent residency petitions. AkankshaRead More

Jainine Jaffer, Executive Chef of Shiraz Restaurant Honored with the Best Female Chef

On Sunday, February 23, 2020, Las Vegas rolled out the red carpet for the highly anticipated 27th Silver State Awards – Women Awards.  The evening event honored Jainine Jaffer, Executive Chef of Shiraz Restaurant with the 2020 Best Female Chef award.  Janine is a graduate of Le Cordon Bleu Las Vegas, where she mastered the art of French cuisine and technique along with the ability to refine and expand her current versatile culinary skill set. This ranges from savory to sweet, baking and pastry, mezze/tapas, vegan and vegetarian to fusion, and she is alwaysRead More