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April, 2021


Congressman Steve Horsford Supports President Biden’s Commitment to Assist India Fight COVID Pandemic

In an ongoing fight to curtail COVID pandemic in India, President Biden has authorized federal agencies to expedite the medical assistance to India. Nevada Congressman Steven Horsford released the following statement applauding President Biden’s commitment to help India fight COVID-19. “The United States and India have both suffered tremendously from COVID-19, and we will crush this virus together,” said Congressman Steven Horsford. “As our nation begins to rebuild and recover, I’m grateful for President Biden’s decision to send much-needed aid to India. This action will save lives, and it will bringRead More

Chand Raat Celebrations

Fatima Husain invites the community to celebrate Chand Raat with carnival/mela showcasing exotic jewelry, alluring clothing collection, gourmet food, desi music and henna booth on Tuesday, May 11th from 8 PM to 11:55 PM. The event will be held at Allure Garden Center 1134 S. Rainbow Blvd, Las Vegas. Chand Raat is a celebration with family and friends on the eve of Eid ul-Fitr. It is the night that culminates the 30 Rozas or the month-long month of Ramzan. Celebrations are open to all, irrespective of race, religion or creed. ForRead More

Mortgage Broker Swindled Sweta Patel Out of Quarter Million Dollars

Sweta Patel, in her own words… I was excited to start a new beginning when I decided to move to Las Vegas. I worked extremely hard to climb the corporate ladder.  It wasn’t easy but I was saving to buy my dream home. I saved over thirteen years. In October 2020, I started shopping for lenders that would pre-qualify me for the home.  One lender, Habiba Bakous from Fairway Independent Mortgage came highly recommended.  She also mentioned that she could get me the best deal in town. In March 2021, Habiba informed meRead More

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Housing Markets in a Pandemic: The Curious Case of Las Vegas – UNLV real estate expert Vivek Sah Ph.D.

As the Las Vegas economy continues to rebound from the coronavirus pandemic, Dr. Vivek Sah, director of the Lied Center for Real Estate in the Lee Business School, offers an analysis of Southern Nevada’s housing market and how it stacks up against the greater recovery of the region. From a once-in-a-century pandemic to an irrational stock market, 2020 was a year of anomalies. And you can add the buoyant housing market to the bizarre year. Although housing markets were up across most Metropolitan Statistical Areas (MSAs), the case of Las Vegas warrantsRead More

Hindu Mandir Seeks Volunteers for the Executive Committee

The Hindu Temple and Jain Center of Las Vegas is requesting nominations for the new Executive Committee for the two year period beginning July 1, 2021. Currently, the Mandir is looking into recruiting for President, Vice President, Secretary, and Treasurer. If you are interested in serving the Temple as part of the new Executive Committee, please send your nomination along with a brief write up of your qualifications highlighting prior volunteer work, commitment, professional background, and other pertinent information to Amarat Patel (Chairman):   702-218-2765 Neeru Piplani (President): 702-234-1071 Application… For furtherRead More

NV State Board of Medical Examiners Investigative Committee Files Complaints Against Multiple Physicians

During the first quarter ending March 31st, 2021, the Nevada State Board of Medical Examiners’ Investigative Committee issued a formal complaint against the following Physicians.  After the investigations, the committee strongly believes that the Physicians named below violated provisions of the Medical Practice Act as laid out in Nevada Revised Statues and provisions of Nevada Administrative Code Chapter 630. Yogesh Patel, M.D. (Surgeon) – Failure to Maintain Proper Medical Records.   It is alleged that Dr. Patel failed to maintain timely medical records related to the diagnosis and treatment of a patient.   Sajjad EjazRead More

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Vihaan Jain and Priyanka Senthil One Step Away From Presidential Scholar

The U.S. Presidential Scholars Program announce Vihaan Jain and Priyanka Senthil semi-finalist for the 2021Presidential Scholars from Nevada. Initially eleven students from the South Asian community were named candidates for the 2021 Presidential Scholars Program. Currently, Vihaan is a senior and class salutatorian at the West Career and Technical Academy, while Priyanka is attending Davidson Academy of Nevada, Reno.   At West Tech, Vihaan has been active in DECA, serving as the Nevada DECA Vice President of Career Development and being a 2-time international competitive event finalist. He is also anRead More

Global Charity Foundation – Spring Mixer

After over a long hiatus due to COVID pandemic the Global Charity Foundation invites the community for their Spring Mixer to support the local community education program. The mixer will be held at the newly opened Chef James Trees Italian restaurant Al Solito Posto, at Tivoli Village on Thursday, May 6th from 5:30-7:30pm. Tickets $40 per person are available online at

Divya Narala Named District Director for Congressman Steven Horsford

Divya Narala, the former Nevada Political Director for President Joe Biden’s presidential campaign, has a new role in the political world with a recent appointment as a Nevada District Director for the Office Congressman Steven Horsford. Narala resided in Las Vegas for a number of years before relocating to Reno to attend the University of Reno, Nevada (UNR).  During the 78th and 79th Legislative sessions, she worked for the late Assemblyman Tyrone Thompson at the Nevada State Legislature serving as his attaché and later as the Committee on Education Committee Manager.  Read More

Sri Guru Tegh Bahadur Ji’s 400th Birth Anniversary Celebrations

Gurdwara Baba Deep Singh Ji invites the community form all religious faiths to celebrate 400th birth anniversary of Guru Tegh Bahadur Ji on Sunday, May 2nd, 2021. To grace the occasion, Bhai Harcharan Singh Khalsa from Amritsar will be leading the Kirtan Darbar.  5,622 total views,  2 views today

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