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February, 2020


Fayyaz Raja and Sanje Sedera Appointed to the Citizens Advisory Committee

The Clark County Commission is pleased to announce the appointment of Fayyaz Raja and Sanje Sedera to the Clark County Social Service Citizens Advisory Committee.  The committee identifies and communicates to the department crucial social service issues and service requirements regarding an improvement to client services and to assist in assessing the needs of the community.  The committee is comprised of a cross-section of Clark county citizens who have interests in social services impacting the community. For the past 40 years, Fayyaz Raja is active in the South Asian community.  Fayyaz is currentlyRead More

Las Vegas hosts IFAB Awards

The entertainment capital of the world, Las Vegas is getting ready to host the Annual iFAB Awards with a wide variety of entertainment, fashion, and dance show for the attendees. Buy your tickets at GOPAL INDIA MARKET, 1435 E. TROPICANA AVE., LAS VEGAS. Dr. Juhi Jagiasi, M.D., CEO of the IFAB Awards group is pleased to announce the 3rd Annual IFAB AWARDS to be held in Las Vegas at the Southpoint Hotel.  The awards to be held on Thursday, February 27th will be a red carpet gala night showcasing the musical performances,Read More

Meet, Greet and a Reception for Fayyaz Raja, Candidate for Clark County Commission

Please join friends, family and supporters of Fayyaz Raja in his quest for the next Clark County Commissioner from District C.  A well-known political activist, Democrat Fayyaz Raja is running for an open seat in the County Commission. Fayyaz Raja, originally from Pakistan, has resided in Las Vegas for over 40 years.   UNLV graduate Raja is a self-employed independent insurance agent. Raja has been actively involved in local and statewide politics and has volunteered thousands of hours on Democratic campaigns, fund-raising and other political activities.  Previously Raja served as a 2nd Vice-ChairRead More

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APPNA Annual Banquet & Entertainment

Las Vegas Chapter of the Association of Physicians of Pakistan Descent of North America (APPNA) invites you to an evening of glamor, entertainment and dinner with an internationally renowned singer Malaika Faisal on Friday, February 21st at 6:30 PM at the Panos Hall – St. Johns the Baptist Greek Orthodox Church, 5300 El Camino Rd., Las Vegas.

A Match Made in Medical School

Aradhana Mehta…Love, Romance, and an MD Degree from UNR Medical School. Medical school forges a bond of commonality where relationships are often a natural outgrowth for many medical students. For two med students in particular, volunteering at University of Nevada, Reno School of Medicine (UNR Med) Student Outreach Clinics brought them closer than they ever could have imagined. Though Lance Horner was born in California and Aradhana Mehta in West Virginia, they both ended up in Reno for high school. They both attended the University of Nevada, Reno and graduated in 2013.Read More

Gold Star Father Khizr Khan Meets South Asian Community in Support of Biden for President Campaign

After the lackluster attendance at a meeting with Congressman Ami Bera, the Biden for President campaign brought in Khizr Khan,  father of the US Army Captain Humayun Khan who was killed in 2004 during the Iraq War to meet with the South Asian community.  The event dubbed as Chai and Chat with Khizr Khan brought in close to 100 attendees, mostly Democrats, to Shiraz Restaurant.  The successful “Chai and Chat” included dinner was organized by Mrs. Hanadi Nadeem to energize the South Asian community, Pakistani Americans in particular, to deliver Nevada to VPRead More

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Shockingly Low Turnout at the Asian Americans for Biden for President

As Nevada Democratic caucus is getting closer, the Vice President’s Joe Biden for President national campaign in Las Vegas announced the formation of Asian American & Pacific Islanders for Joe Biden with diverse members from various Asian communities.  The first event organized by the group failed miserably in attracting the Democratic members from the growing South Asian Community.  The guest speaker for the evening event was VP Biden’s surrogate Indian-American Congressman Ami Bera.  With Congressman Bera as a speaker, the organizers were expecting 100 attendees for an Indian dinner in supportRead More

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Divine Dosa – Swanky Grand Opening Celebrations

Over 300 invited guests attended the gracious and excitingly sociable grand opening of Divine Dosa and Biryani on the strip. County Commissioner Tick Segerblom was the guest of honor to cut the wide red ribbon to kick off the celebrations at the grand opening of Divine Dosa in presence of invited guests.  Divine Dosa on the Strip, with seating for over 100 patrons, is the new creative venture of the serial restauranteur Bindi and Kris Parikh, the owners of Mint Indian Bistro. The newly opened Divine Dosa & Biryani is Parikhs’Read More

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