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March, 2021

 

K. Deshmukh Charged with Domestic Violence

Las Vegan K. Deshmukh, a recent graduate of UNLV, is charged with the battery constituting domestic violence by striking Jade Chin (relationship unknown). In a recent court deliberation, the court heard arguments from the prosecution and defense counsel regarding custody of the defendant Deshmukh. Defendant Deshmukh is released on his own recognizance with a condition to stay out of trouble and to have no contact with the victim. As per his LinkedIn profile, Deshmukh graduated from UNLV School of Engineering and worked as a graduate teaching & research assistant atRead More

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The Vegas Lawyers – Public Service Message on Domestic Violence

With increasing incidents of Domestic Violence in our growing and prosperous community, the Vegas Lawyers’ attorney Tony Abbatangelo has put a community service message defining Domestic Violence and its consequences. COVID-19 has caused major economic devastation, disconnected many from community resources and support systems, and created widespread uncertainty and panic. Such conditions may increase violence in families where it didn’t exist before and worsen situations in homes where mistreatment and violence have been a problem. What exactly constitutes domestic violence in the state of Nevada? Domestic violence is generally definedRead More

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Red Carpet Opening Celebrations of Patel Films New Movie – RING of Desire

After the successful release of Mr. Deshee, Neel Esh “Nilesh” Patel of Las Vegas based Patel Films is pleased to announce the red carpet premiere of his new romantic thriller RING of Desire. RING of Desire was filmed in Kingman AZ and the Hualapai Mountains just before the pandemic shutdown. The film is about an ancient ring that renders power over whosoever wears it and wreaks havoc on a small town.  The descendant of the original owners of the ring recognizes the power and helps a vacationing couple devise a planRead More


HOLI Celebrations Goes Virtual

Las Vegas Indian community club Friends of India invites the community to celebrate HOLI 2021 virtually.  Due to ongoing COVID pandemic restrictions the Friends of India has decided to skip an in-person Holi celebrations. The last in-person, pre-pandemic,  Holi celebrations in 2019 were attended by over 400 community members.  So please join the newly elected members of the Friends of India executive committee to enjoy the vibrant virtual Holi colors on Saturday, April 10th at 5 pm on YouTube and Facebook Live. Please check out the HOLI 2019 pictures….      VIDEO  VIDEO 1 VIDEORead More

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UMC Awards $15 Million Five Year Contract to Continue Cardiology Clinical Services by the Nevada Heart and Vascular Center

In a quest to continue the quality cardiology clinical coverage the University Medical Center (UMC) has signed a professional services agreement with the Nevada Heart and Vascular Center (Resh) LLP.  The newly approved agreement will provide emergency and on-call services on a 24/7 basis to treat UMC’s inpatients, outpatients, emergency and trauma patients, long-haul clinic patients, and more.  The contract calls for maintaining a minimum of five physicians and providing Medical Directorship services for certain administrative, supervisory, and education functions. As per the new five-year agreement, UMC will compensate NV Heart &Read More

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After Tony Hsieh’s shocking death, Zappos looks to move forward under the Newly Named Zappo CEO Kedar Deshpande

It was never going to be easy to succeed Tony Hsieh, the celebrated CEO of Zappos, who turned a tiny online shoe seller into a $1 billion behemoth through an obsessive focus on corporate culture and happy employees. But Kedar Deshpande took over at a particularly fraught time. Zappos, which is owned by Amazon, was already navigating remote work and grappling with pandemic-driven changes in how people shop when Hsieh abruptly retired in August after two decades, which led Deshpande to be named CEO. Then in November, tragedy struck: Hsieh,Read More

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Indian Cancer Drug Manufacturer To Pay $50 Million For Concealing And Destroying Records In Advance Of FDA Inspection

Indian drug manufacturer Fresenius Kabi Oncology Limited (FKOL) was sentenced to pay $50 million in fines and forfeiture after pleading guilty to concealing and destroying records prior to a 2013 U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) plant inspection. In a criminal information previously filed in federal court in the District of Nevada, the United States charged FKOL with violating the Federal Food, Drug and Cosmetic Act by failing to provide certain records to FDA investigators. As part of a criminal resolution with the Department of Justice, FKOL agreed to pleadRead More

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NV State Attorney General Indicts Mandeep Singh

In an ongoing multiple cases against Mandeep Singh, the Nevada State Attorney General has indicted Mandeep Singh with various charges related to theft and securities fraud.  In February 2020, the office of the NV Attorney General charged Mandeep Singh and his wife Jaspreet Kaur with two counts of theft in the amount of $3,500 or more, a category “B” felony.  Additionally, Mandeep Singh is charged with one count of multiple transactions involving fraud or deceit in the course of enterprise or occupation, a category “B” felony. As per the complaint by theRead More

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Nephew Sue Uncle for Peonage and Forced Labor Without Monetary Compensation

H Singh has filed a lawsuit in the federal court for not paying wages for over two years for managing the gas station and a motel in Northern Nevada owned by his uncle R Singh. As per the lawsuit, H Singh provided labor at defendant R Singh’s commercial businesses, performing non-managerial tasks beginning April 2018.  Plaintiff Singh routinely worked long hours, often as many as 15 hours per day, seven days per week. Singh is accusing his uncle employer of paying him next to nothing.  On at least one occasion, defendants purported to payRead More


Spelling, Geography, Math and Science Bee Contest

The Las Vegas Chapter of the North South Foundation (NSF) invites local students from grade 1st through 8th to participate in their 6th annual competition to be held on April 10th and 11th 2021 NSF, a non-profit foundation, run by nation-wide dedicated volunteers to promote academic excellence.  The annual competition attracts over 10,000 students.  The funds generated by the annual competition are used to fund scholarships for economically underprivileged high-achieving students in communities in India. The last day to register is March 26th, 2021.