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December, 2020

 

Guest Author Sulekh Jain, Ph.D. – Our journey together is short, we don’t live here; we are just passing thru.

I was inspired to write this article by the following two brief stories or encounters. Our journey together is short  A young lady sat in a bus. At the next stop a loud and grumpy old lady came and sat by her. She squeezed into the seat and bumped her with her numerous bags. The person sitting on the other side of the young lady got upset, asked her why she did not speak up and say something.  The young lady responded with a smile: “It is not necessary toRead More

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Guest Author Professor Satish Bhatnagar, Ph.D. – WHAT RAMANUJAN MEANS TO YOU?

This was the title of my keynote address that I delivered on Dec. 22, 2020 (10 AM, IST) at the one-day conference on the History and Development of Mathematics. This conference was organized and onlined by the Mathematics Department of Maharshi Dayanand University, Rohtak, Haryana (est.1976). Mainly, it was a mathematical celebration of the 133rd birth anniversary of Ramanujan. In 2012, his birthday (Dec. 22, 1887) was declared as the National Mathematics Day by Prime Minister Manmohan Singh. My guess is that Manmohan Singh was also prompted by TP Srinivasan (1932Read More

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Satya Nadella – An Inspiring Indian American CEO! Guest Author Nirmalya Chatterjee

The list of very successful Indian American CEOs in the United States is long and continues to grow. These people are smart, visionary, and transformative. Many of these leaders inherited their jobs at difficult junctures but took their respective companies to a much higher level from where they started. Indra Nooyi (Pepsico), Sundar Pichai (Google), Niren Chaudhary (Panera Breads), Rajat Gupta (McKinsey), Vivek Sankaran (Albertsons), Amar Bose (Bose Corporation), Arvind Krishna (IBM), Sonya Syngal (Gap) – I can go on but you get my point. These are all impressive companies.Read More

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Taj Palace Indian Cuisine Voted Best of Las Vegas

In the annual voting for the Best of Las Vegas by the Las Vegas Review-Journal readers, Taj Palace Indian Cuisine voted the best Indian restaurant in Southern Nevada. Review-Journal honored Taj Palace with a short description below. There is a saying in Sanskrit, Athithi Devo Bhava, meaning “Guest is as good as God,” and at Taj Palace every employee goes by this principle. They invite guests to allow them to show their hospitality and of course, the pure flavors of India. Each meal reflects and represents the authentic taste ofRead More


Ancient Hindu prayers will start the day at Rapid City Council, South Dakota and Wichita City Council in Kansas

Hindu mantras will open Rapid City Council on January 4th and the Wichita City Council (Kansas) meeting on January 12, containing verses from world’s oldest extant scripture.  Hindu statesman Rajan Zed will deliver the invocation from ancient Sanskrit scriptures remotely before the Rapid City Council, South Dakota, and Wichita City Council, Kansas. After Sanskrit delivery, he then will 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 the President of Universal Society of Hinduism, willRead More


Now Open – Little India Restaurant

Junaid Sheikh is pleased to announce the opening of their new family-owned restaurant – Little India. Little India offers a wide array of authentic vegetarian, vegan, and non-vegetarian halal delicacies. The restaurant offers complete combo meals at affordable prices.


UNR’s Mechanical Engineering Professor Aditya Nair Assists with COVID-19 Risk Meter

College of Engineering Assistant Professor Aditya Nair is developing the predictive capabilities of the Truckee Meadows COVID-19 Risk Meter. When faced with the challenges associated with the coronavirus pandemic, a group of elected officials, doctors, medical professionals, data scientists, and public relations specialists from across the Truckee Meadows region developed the Truckee Meadows COVID Risk Meter. Based on five data indicators, the meter provides a daily assessment of the current coronavirus threat level, along with behavioral recommendations to reduce continued spread. Now, with the help of Assistant Professor Aditya Nair ofRead More

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Looking for At Home Senior Assistance

I am working full time. My mother is old and needs assistance at home due to her restricted mobility and health issues for her day to day chores. I am looking for 12 to 24 hour help especially during night and also when I am at work.  Female Students from India seeking lodging boarding are preferred.  Please contact Ms. Patel at 702-376-2953. Disclaimer – By providing free community ads, vegasdesi.com does not guarantee, approve or endorse the information or products available via such free community service advertisements.


Legal Aid Center Fellowship Funded by Paul Padda Law Welcomes Wesley Su, ESQ.

The Community Justice Fellowship, a partnership between LACSN and Paul Padda Law, would like to welcome Wesley Su, ESQ. who was picked for the Fellowship. I’ll never be an attorney! Growing up, I was convinced that I would never be an attorney, let alone see myself working with Legal Aid.  My impression of attorneys was based on what I saw in popular media, where attorneys are often portrayed as brash, loud-mouthed, and generally unscrupulous characters.  As a reserved, quiet kid trying his best to be a good person, it wasRead More

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“The Republicans Are Americans First” – Guest Author Nirmalya Chatterjee

“The Republicans are Americans First”- this is what the former Governor of Ohio, John Kasich, said at a television interview last night. He said ‘the Republican leaders have become morally and ethically bankrupt’. He was talking about the actions of the Republican leaders since the last presidential election. He wants the Republicans to ‘stand up for their country’.  John Kasich has been a life-long Republican. He was a two term Governor of Ohio from 2011 to 2019. Prior to that, he served nine terms, for a total of eighteen years,Read More

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