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October, 2021

 

URGENT APPEAL – LOOKING FOR A LIVING KIDNEY DONOR

Longtime Las Vegas resident Alka Kalla is looking for a kidney donor at the earliest. Ms. Kalla is looking for a donor with a blood type B+ or O.  Living kidney donation is safe and is widely accepted practice around the world and have saved thousands of precious life with no negative impact on donors’ health. Currently national kidney transplant list has a long wait with thousands of people on the waiting list. Living kidney donation is the fastest and the best option for the recipient to live a normal healthyRead More


SAPNA Monthly Luncheon – Clark County Sheriff Joe Lombardo

SAPNA – South Asian Political Network Alliance, along with the South Asian Bar Association (SABA), invites you to its luncheon meeting with guest speaker Clark County Sheriff Joe Lombardo along with former Sheriff Kevin McMahill, on Saturday, October 23rd at 11:30 am at Mint Indian Bistro, 4246 S. Durango Drive, Las Vegas [SE Corner of Durango and Flamingo].  The price per person is $20, which includes a specially prepared splendid Indian lunch buffet.   The short presentation by our guest speaker will be followed by a Q&A session.  We hope to see you there. OnRead More


Devika Bhatnagar Named to the Nevada Youth Legislature

Devika Bhatnagar, currently a Sophomore at the Liberty High School in Henderson, is named as the Youth Legislator to the Nevada Youth Legislature for the two years beginning August 2021.  District 5 State Senator Carrie Buck appointed Bhatnagar to the position to represent youths from the Senate District 5.  The Nevada Youth Legislature (NYL) is a two-year program that gives high school students an opportunity to learn about representative government and take an active role in the legislative process. Bhatnagar, with public service in mind, had to go through aRead More


Annual Navratri Celebrations by Las Vegas Gujarati Samaj

After a one-year hiatus due to the COVID pandemic, Las Vegas Gujarati Samaj invites the community to their six-day/three consecutive weekends of exhilarating Navratri celebrations with a fervent display of music, garba & raas dancing and dining, beginning Friday, October 8th, 2021. The festivities are opened to the public irrespective of caste, class and one’s religion. However, due to the ongoing COVID restrictions, all the participants must adhere to an ever-changing health department guidelines.


Two Indian Americans Arraigned for Lewdness with Child Under 14

In two separate incidents, the Clark County law enforcement authorities have charged two Indian Americans with committing a lewd act against a child under the age of 14. A. Metha/Mehta is charged on two counts of lewdness with a child under the age of 14.  On both counts, Mehta is accused of willfully, lewdly, and feloniously committing a lewd or lascivious act on a child by touching and/or rubbing and fondling with the intent of arousing. Earlier Mehta’s attorney requested third-party independent investigative services to provide effective representation as MehtaRead More


Diwali Festivities by South Asian Women Group

Newly formed South Asian Women’s Alliance of Nevada invites the community to their first celebration of Diwali – the festival of lights, on Saturday, October 23rd at the Clark County Government Center. FREE ADMISSION


Diwali Celebrations Kicks Off with Ramlila Play Based on Ramayana

Festival season is here! Hindu and Jain Temple of Las Vegas invites the local community to celebrate Dussehra and Diwali festival. To celebrate Dussehra, a festival to celebrate good over evil, the local community members have come together for an epic re-enactment of the life of Hindu God Rama as depicted in Holy Ramayana. Cultural festivities along with the Ramlila play will be held at the West Las Vegas Library on Sunday, October 31st, 2021 beginning at noon. Tickets are $10 per person and are available at the Hindu MandirRead More


Diwali Mela at the ISKCON Mandir

The Hindu community festival season is in full swing and the Las Vegas ISKCON Mandir invites you and your family along with friends to join the community for the upcoming Diwali Mela and Goverdhan Puja. Diwali celebrations will be at the Mandir premises on Saturday, November 6th from 4PM to 9PM. Mela will highlight children activities along with Indian street food stalls. FREE EVENT. Location ISKCON Mandir at 8825 Escondido St., Las Vegas [Maryland Pkwy & Pebble St.] Goverdhan Puja will be held at the Mandir on Sunday, November 7thRead More


Diwali Celebrations by Friends of India

As the Las Vegas economy is almost back to near normal, the Friends of India has announced an upcoming Diwali celebrations. All the current COVID restrictions, as recommended by the local health authorities, will be observed. The annual Diwali celebrations will be held on Saturday, November 13, 2021 on the Strip at the TI Hotel & Casino. Tickets are moderately priced at $30 per person for members, and $35 per person for non-members which include a gourmet freshly prepared Indian buffet along with live entertainment. The best value in townRead More


Rahat Fateh Ali Khan in Concert

Mehta Entertainment invites the Las Vegas community to the legacy tour by the famed Pakistani singer Rahat Fateh Ali Khan on Saturday, November 27th, 2021 at San Jose, CA Please contact local Las Vegan and former celebrities promoter Surender Chopra at 408-623-6266 for special tickets and priority seatings for Las Vegans.