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April, 2022


Guru Angad Dev Ji Parkash Purab and Mother’s Day Celebrations

Gurdwara Baba Deep Singh Ji invites the community to a special event to observe Parkash Purab of Guru Angad Dev Ji along with Mother’s Day with two special services/kirtan Darbar by Bhai Satvinder Singh and Harvinder Singh Ji, the visiting priest from Delhi, on Wednesday May 4th, 2022 at 7:00 PM followed by a hangar (lunch). It’s a FREE Event and open to everyone.

Global Charity Foundation Celebrates 10th Annual Evening of Global Hope in Gatsby Style

Global Charity Foundation invites the community supporters to its 10th Annual Celebration of Global Hope. This year the evening gala will be celebrated in the great Gatsby style which embodies the American spirit, the American will to reinvent and succeed. The annual banquet will be held at the Las Vegas Country Club on Friday, May 6, 2022 at 6:15 PM beginning with exotic cocktails, silent auction followed by dinner, live auction and entertainment.

Discover India – An Evening of Indian Culture Through Music

Hindu Temple of Las Vegas and the Las Vegas Clark County Library District present an evening of India’s diverse culture and traditions through the cornucopia of Indian music, dance and yoga on Friday, May 6th beginning at 7 PM. The program is FREE and open to general public.

Chand Raat Celebrations

Fatima Husain and Unique Indian Boutique invites the community to celebrate Chand Raat with carnival/mela showcasing exotic jewelry, alluring clothing collection, gourmet food, desi music and henna booth on Sunday, May 1st from 4 PM to 10 PM. The event will be held at Allure Garden Center 1134 S. Rainbow Blvd, Las Vegas. There’s NO COST to attend and enjoy the festivities. Chand Raat is a celebration with family and friends on the eve of Eid ul-Fitr “Festival of Breaking Fast”. It is the night that culminates the 30 Rozas or theRead More

Primary Election 2022 – Five South Asian-Americans Contesting for Elected Political Offices

Election 2022 campaign season has officially started with the closing of the candidate filing period on Friday, the 18th of March.  Voters will have a choice of over 300 candidates vying for diverse judicial and non-judicial elected offices. Five members of the growing South Asian-American candidates have filed for Assembly, Congress, and Board of Regent seats.  The local members of our community who are running for the 2022 election are Reuben D’Silva, Sayed Zaidi, and Aury Nagy M.D., while Sam Kumar, & Rahul Joshi are running from Northern Nevada. Mumbai-born Reuben D’Silva, an ardentRead More

BoyzBot, an Indian-American Teenage Robotic Team Wins Nevada State Robotics Championship

In a recently held state-wide robotic competition the Indian-American team of teenagers won the Nevada State VEX Robotics Championship.  The action-packed day engaged local Indian-American middle school students’ team BoyzBot in the 2021-2022 VEX IQ Challenge Pitching In, presented by the Robotics Education & Competition (REC) Foundation.The BoyzBot team comprised Arya Slavaji, Vineeth Erram, Vishaal Erram, Anirudh Polagani, Suyash Vangala, and Krish Sharma dedicated hundreds of hours to earn the honor of State Champion. The team coach Rekha Subramanian, Ph.D., organized, trained, and directed the group to compete against sixty-five other Nevada teams.   InRead More

Russia, Ukraine, & USA – A cross road for India – Guest Author Nirmalya Chatterjee

India has been very close to and dependent on Russia almost since its independence in 1947. Much of India’s arms supply comes from Russia. On the diplomatic front, Russia has stood beside India on some of its critical challenges, most notably on Kashmir issue. There is a significant amount of trade between the two countries including in the oil and gas sector. With Russia’s invasion of Ukraine, India has been playing the delicate act of being ‘neutral’. But, with the war in Ukraine, the country is now at a strategicRead More

Las Vegas Gujarati Samaj Annual Spring Picnic

Las Vegas Gujarati Samaj invites the community to their Annual Spring Picnic on Saturday, April 23, 2022 at the Cornerstone Park, Henderson beginning at 10 AM. Must be a member to attend the fun-filled event of friendship, games, traditional lunch under the clear bright Las Vegas spring sky.

Luncheon with Clark County District Attorney Steve Wolfson

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 District Attorney Steve Wolfson, on Saturday, April 23rd at 11:30 am at Mint Indian Bistro, 730 East Flamingo Drive, Las Vegas [across the street from the National Atomic Testing Museum].  The cost per person is $20, which includes a specially prepared Indian lunch buffet by acclaimed chef of Mint Indian Bistro.   The succinct presentation by our guest speaker DA Steve Wolfson will be followed by a Q&A session.  WeRead More

In Henderson, colorful Indian festival of Holi Hai celebrates triumph of good over evil

At a Henderson park earlier this week, people threw, blew and rubbed pink, orange and purple powder on one another to spread love and peace and welcome springtime. The vibrant powder called gulal is part of Holi Hai, a Hindu festival akin to Valentine’s Day but focused on true love and respect. Dr. Ram Singh, president of Friends of India Las Vegas, said Holi is as unique as Hindu culture — a national holiday dedicated to starting over and giving forgiveness and redemption that welcomes all people no matter their background. “YouRead More