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March, 2023


Viney Singal, President & Managing Director, Valtus Capital Group, and Real Estate Developer Larry Canarelli Launch Real Estate Venture Firm

Longtime developer Larry Canarelli and investment banker Viney Singal on Wednesday unveiled their new venture, Capro Capital, saying it will focus on “partnering with top real estate operators and developers nationwide,” with a concentration in the western United States. “We’ll stay in markets we’re really comfortable with,” Singal, founder of Valtus Capital Group and CEO of the new investment firm, told the Review-Journal. Backed by Canarelli’s management arm Bruin Capital Partners, Capro boasts $100 million of capital and aims to have $500 million of assets under management for its firstRead More

Dr. Muhammad Tufail Settles with NV Board of Medical Examiners

In August 2022, the Investigative Committee of the Nevada State Board of Medical Examiners filed a formal Complaint against Muhammad N. Tufail, M.D., alleging three (3) violations of Nevada Revised Statutes. Count I and II alleged malpractice and a violation of the standard of practice, while count alleged a violation of a failure to maintain complete medical records by Dr. Tufail. As per the investigation, a patient was admitted to a local hospital with an initial complaint of chronic back and lower extremity pain. Her MRI revealed spinal stenosis forRead More

Rubber hits the road for RTDensity

UNR Electrical Engineering Professor Sesh Commuri’s road construction tool goes to market. A new quality-control tool for road construction developed by Electrical & Biomedical Engineering Professor Sesh Commuri debuted last week at the ConExpo-Con/Agg in Las Vegas, one of the largest construction trade shows in North America. RTDensity, a device that will enable crews to verify pavement quality as they build asphalt roads, is manufactured by G4 Technologies, a subsidiary of the California-based construction company George Reed International (GRI), and is based on the Retrofit Intelligent Compaction Analyzer (RICA) developedRead More

Long Time Vegas Resident Jagdish Patel Pens Multiple Books

Penning books after retiring as an engineer became a passion for Jagdish Patel, 40 years plus resident of Las Vegas. During the past few years, Patel has written four books with diverse themes reflecting love, happiness, and relationship issues. Patel uses a day-to-day common sense approach to explore and recommends what it takes to be happy. The Shattered Dream is Patel’s memoir focusing on his subtle first love and on coming to America for higher education. In the Gujarati language, Neha, a novel, is about a newly married Gujarati womanRead More


South Asian Bar Association (SABA) and the South Asian Women’s Alliance of Nevada (SWAN) invite you to their Ask-A-Lawyer event on Saturday, April 1st, 2023. This event will be an excellent opportunity for South Asian lawyers to come together and discuss legal resources available to the South Asian community. SWAN intends to host such events every quarter that highlight different law fields. The upcoming event will focus on estate planning, wills, and trusts and provide an informative session for legal professionals interested in this field. Business law, family law, healthRead More

Food Distribution for Underserved South Asian Families

South Asian Women’s Alliance of Nevada (SWAN), in alliance with the Asian Community Development Council (ACDC), invites the less fortunate low-income South-Asians for their free food distribution event. This program is intended to provide culturally familiar food items such as rice, dal (lentils), atta (flour), cooking spices, fruits and  vegetables that are most familiar to our South-Asian community.  Pre-registration is required by March 15th. Sign-up at  When: Saturday, March 25th, 2023, 1pm-4pm PT Where: 4460 S. Arivlle St, Las Vegas, NV, 89103 To volunteer and for further information, please call 702-570-2900 or visit

Swadeep Nigam Re-elected Secretary-Treasurer of the NV State Board of Osteopathic Medicine

The common saying is that some things are better the second time around. This statement may be true as, in a recent meeting of the NV State Board of Osteopathic Medicine, the Board re-elected fellow Board member Swadeep Nigam to serve a second term as a Secretary-Treasurer of the Board.  The Board is comprised of seven members, all appointed by the Governor, of which five are physicians engaged in osteopathic medicine in Nevada (D.O.), and the other two are public members.  Nigam is serving as a public member of theRead More

Luncheon Meeting with Las Vegas City Councilwoman Nancy Brune, Ph.D.

SAPNA – South Asian Political Network Alliance, along with the South Asian Bar Association (SABA), invites you to its luncheon meeting with guest speaker newly elected Las Vegas City Councilwoman Nancy Brune, Ph.D. (D) on Saturday, March 25th  at 11:30 am at Delhi Indian Cuisine, 8810 S. Maryland Pkwy, Las Vegas, NV 89123. [Maryland Pkwy & Pebble – Silverado Ranch Neighborhood] The cost per person is $20, which includes a specially prepared Indian lunch buffet with a wide variety of vegetarian and non-vegetarian delights. The short presentation by our guest speaker City Councilwoman NancyRead More

Rummage Sale at the Hindu Mandir

In continuous efforts to provide the community with diverse activities, the Hindu Mandir invites everyone to their annual rummage sale.  Community members are invited to bring their gently used items they don’t need anymore for sale to the attendees at throw-away prices. The rummage sale is an opportunity for the community members to have a fun way of recycling those items that others no longer have much use for.  Moreover, the garage sale will bring much-needed additional revenues to the Mandir. The sale will be held on Saturday, March 25th, 2023, from 11Read More

Santoor-Tabla Concert Brought in Rich Indian Classical Music Journey to Vegas

The local Indian community got a taste of what is yet to come in the future with the first Indian classical concert organized by the recently formed India Fine Arts Association of Nevada (IFAAN). Pandit Tarun Bhattacharya, the Master of Santoor, a classical musical instrument, and Tabla player Shivam Sudame mesmerized attendees with their flawless dazzling Santoor-Tabla performance.   Tabla, a popular and known Indian instrument, is a pair of twin-hand drums that accompanies almost every musical setting. Santoor, a trapezoid shape complex instrument with over 100 strings, played with two woodenRead More