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September, 2022


National Merit Scholarship Corporation Announce 2023 Semifinalists

The National Merit Scholarship Corporation announced 13 South Asian American students, out of approximately 16,000 Semifinalists, in the 68th annual National Merit Scholarship winners from Nevada. These academically talented high school seniors have an opportunity to continue in the competition for some 7,250 National Merit Scholarships worth nearly $28 million that will be offered in 2023 spring. This year there are six Indian-American students, an all time record, from the highly rated Clark High School’s magnet program. 2023 National Merit Scholarship Semifinalists are… Sarah E. Chemplavil – Green Valley High School Nirav Banerji –Read More


Claims of defamation brought by Mandeep Singh, Raja Mittal and Yogendra Solanki against Swadeep Nigam and Vegasdesi have been dismissed by Clark County District Court Judge Timothy Williams.  In addition to dismissing the claims of defamation, Judge Williams (after conducting a hearing) also ordered Singh, Mittal and Solanki to pay Nigam $34,297.09 in attorney fees, costs and statutory damages (which included a $10,000 penalty) with both pre-judgment and post-judgment interest.  Per Judge Williams’ decision, “each Plaintiff is jointly and severally liable for satisfaction of the judgment” in favor of Nigam.     According to the lawsuit broughtRead More

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Bollywood/Tollywood Night at Royal Hookah Lounge, Pure India Cuisine

Bay Area producer and promoter Inni Entertainment invites the Vegas community for an evening of Bollywood/Tollywood music to Royal Hookah Lounge inside the Pure Indian Cusine on Friday, September 16th beginning at 9 PM. The program Mama, It’s Vegas! brings an exciting evening to showcase the hits of Bollywood and Tollywood to dance the night away. Bay Area DJ Vish and K will be spinning the popular Hindi, Punjabi, and Telugu dance music.  Get your tickets now… Doors open at 9 PM. Must be 21+ to attend.

Joti Jot Purab of Guru Nanak Dev Ji

Gurdwara Baba Deep Singh invites the community to observe Joti Joti Purab of Guru Nanak Dev Ji, the founder of Sikhism and the first of the ten Sikh Gurus, on Sunday, September 25, 2022, beginning at 12 noon. Kirtan Darbar will be led by Bhai Onkar Singh of Una wale.

A. Singh Plead Not Guilty

A Singh has pleaded not guilty to the charges of battery with the use of a deadly weapon resulting in substantial bodily harm (Category B Felony). Currently, Singh is released on a bail bond with a condition to appear at all future court appearances.  Due to the language issues, Court provided a Punjabi interpreter to Singh. If convicted, Singh faces imprisonment in the state prison for a minimum term of not less than 2  years and a maximum period of not more than 15 years and may be further punished by a fineRead More

Job Wanted – Motel/Hotel Front Desk

Looking for a full time job at the local Motel or Hotel Front. Have over 15 years frontline experience in the hospitality industry. Please contact – Rajesh @ 609-336-6603 or via email


Starting January 2023 – INDIAN VARIETY SHOW (AS SEEN AT THE SUMMERLIN PERFORMING CENTER AND OTHER VENUES) SEEKING: Male and Female Singers (HINDI), Musicians, and Dancers PAID PARTICIPATION For further information, please email ECATLASVEGAS@GMAIL.COM

Comedy Evening with Hari Kondabolu

Hari Kondabolu  brings a new hour of stand-up to Wiseguy’s Comedy Club on Monday, September 12th.  Hailed as “one of the most exciting political comics” (New York Times), Hari’s Netflix special “Warn Your Relatives” was named on many “Best of” lists and he has performed on Comedy Central, Conan, Jimmy Kimmel Liveand more. A public radio favorite, Hari has been guest on Fresh Air, All Things Considered, Code Switch, Morning Edition and he is a regular on NPR’s Wait Wait… Don’t Tell Me! He has released two chart topping albums, Waiting for 2042and Mainstream American Comic.  Hari’s documentary The Problem with Apu was released toRead More

Ekal Vidyalaya Fundraiser Concert

Las Vegas Chapter of the Ekal Vidyalaya invites the community for their annual fundraising concert on Friday, September 9th at the West Charleston Library auditorium. Program starts with a boxed dinner at 6pm followed by an exciting entertainment by a well-known singer Charenjeet. He will be accompanied by amazing musicians and female singer Jigna Mehta. Charenjeet (CJ) is a performer, music composer, producer and lyricist par excellence .He is trained in Indian classical music at the Gandharva Mahavidyalaya in New Delhi. He has received numerous awards in India including the singer ofRead More

Religious statesman Rajan Zed honored by Reno police & diverse religious leaders for peace building

Religious statesman Rajan Zed was presented with “Chief’s Commendation Award” by Reno Police Department in a recognition ceremony held at Reno Police Headquarters on August 29.  Zed was conferred with this special award for “his contributions in the diverse faith communities of Northern Nevada and putting the City of Reno on the world map with his peacebuilding efforts”.  While Reno Police Deputy Chief Zachary Thew presented Rajan Zed with the Award plaque and garlanded him; Reno Police Chief Jason Soto, in a virtual message, thanked Zed for “all of theRead More